Dan Snedeker

Dan Snedeker

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Slow Cook: Cranberry Sauce

November 21, 2019

Serves 6-8, side portions

Actual Cook Time: 4.5 hours

Active Time: 5 minutes

Cranberry sauce is one of the more divisive holiday dishes. It brings a bright explosion of sweet-tart flavor the a table laden with rich mashed potatoes, savory stuffing, and roasted bird. Our sauce uses orange juice and zest to amplify those bright cranberry flavors, and brown sugar to add some dark, molasses sweetness to balance the tartness. This dish is great room..

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My Cook: Miso-Glazed Salmon

November 19, 2019

Serves 2

Actual Cooking Time: 2 hours

Active Time: 15 minutes

Miso is a Japanese fermented soybean paste known for its intense savory flavor. Commonly used to season soups and broths this paste is also perfect for adding a punch of umami flavor to marinades and glazes. In this recipe we combine mirin (a sweetened rice cooking wine) with brown sugar, miso, and garlic to create a magical glaze that’s sweet, savory, and garlicky, what else could you..

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Slow Cook: Braised Chicken with Butternut Squash Pasta

November 5, 2019

 

Serves 4

Total Time: 4 hours

Active Time: 15 minutes

Some dishes are just better done simply. We find that always holds true for chicken. This dish takes inspiration from the classic Chicken Marbella recipe found in the Silver Palate cookbook. We’ve paired down some of the ingredients and added a butternut squash pasta that’s flavored with butter and fresh sage leaves. The briny acidity of the capers balances the dark sweetness of the..

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Slow Cook: Pulled Pork with Beans and Coleslaw

October 31, 2019
- Pork,

Serves 4

Total Time: 9.5 hours

Active Time: 20 minutes

The one drawback with pulled pork is that it takes a long time to get to that tender, melt in your mouth texture. Plus, if you’re using a slow cooker or pressure cooker you still have to figure out what sides to make. This recipe uses a little of the spice mix from the pork rub to season black beans, and while you’re waiting for Suvie to finish cooking we whip up a super simple coleslaw. If..

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Slow Cook: Chashu Pork with Braised Lotus Root

October 31, 2019
- Pork,

Serves 4

Total Time: 7.5 hours

Active Time: 15 minutes

Chashu pork is a deliciously decadent, porky treat hailing from Japan. Traditionally served in bowls of ramen, chashu is pork belly that’s been braised in a mix of soy sauce, sake, and sugar. The braised pork becomes incredibly tender and the rich fat of the pork belly is so juicy it’s basically its own sauce. We paired the pork with another Japanese delicacy: lotus root! This starchy root..

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Slow Cook: Chicken Tinga Tacos

October 30, 2019

Serves 4-6

Total Cook Time: 7.5 hours

Active Time: 20 minutes

Chicken Tinga is a Mexican dish where chicken is braised with smoky, spicy chipotle peppers, savory tomatoes, and sour tomatillos. The chicken is slow-cooked in the sauce and then shredded for the perfect taco texture. We put together a simple side of pinto beans, which you can leave whole or mash up to create a refried beans texture. Spread some beans on the warm tortillas, top with the..

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Slow Cook: Moroccan Spiced Carrots with Lentils

October 16, 2019

Serves 2

Active Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 2 hours 30 minutes

Braised carrots are one of the simplest things you can cook. All you need is whole carrots, a little liquid, and some seasoning, and you’re guaranteed a delicious dish. The slow, low temperature cooking process helps convert the carrots into their sweetest, most tender selves. To give this dish a Moroccan flair we used Ras el Hanout, which is a spice blend from the region. Ras el..

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My Cook: Steak Fajitas

September 5, 2019
- Beef,

Serves 4

Active Time: 10 minutes

Total Cook Time: 2.5 hours

Sizzling skillets sure sound like fun, until you get oil splatter all over your shirt! Suvie’s super simple steak fajitas recipe is an easy way to get your fajita fix without having to fix your shirt. We use a pre-cut shaved beef from the grocery store (like what you would use for Philly cheesesteaks) to maximize our marinade and produce a tender steak with minimal effort, but you can..

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Slow Cook: Spanakopita Frittata

September 4, 2019

Serves 6-8

Active Time: 20 minutes

Total Cook Time: 2 hrs 15 minutes

Spanakopita is a traditional Greek pastry that is made with the notoriously finicky and labor-intensive phyllo dough. A paper-thin sheet of pastry is brushed with butter or oil, and then rolled up and filled with a mixture of spinach, herbs, and feta cheese. We took all of the fantastic Spanakopita flavors and piled them into an easy to prepare frittata! Scallions, fresh..

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My Cook: Crustless Quiche Lorraine

August 14, 2019
- Pork,

Serves 4

Active Time: 10 minutes

Total Cook Time: 1 hour 50 minutes

Quiche lorraine is one of those classic French dishes that makes one feel important and dignified. Like all dishes that stand the test of time at its core quiche is very simple. Cured pork is sauteed with onion and then layered into a flaky pastry shell along with whatever cheese is readily available. Then a custard of eggs and cream are poured in and the whole ensemble is..

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