Slow Cook: Mushroom Bolognese

October 12, 2019

 

Serves 4

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Cook Time: 3 hours and 20 minutes

Ready to try a recipe that’s bursting with flavor and uses simple, non-specialty ingredients? Great, glad you’re with us. The mushrooms, tomato paste, and soy sauce in this dish give it a huge umami boost making it taste wholesome and rich. The onion, carrot, celery and red wine evoke the classic bolognese recipe - except without the meat. This meal is great for anyone..

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My Cook: Crab Cakes with Summer Farro Salad

August 8, 2019

Serves 2

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Cook Time: 1 hour and 35 minutes

There is no better summer meal then seafood and a light vinaigrette salad. In fact, as we get to the hottest part of the year, that’s all we can think about (aside from gelato, of course). Buying pre-made crab cakes takes the fuss out of this meal making it weeknight-easy. Go ahead and buy a premade citrusy vinaigrette or you can whip up a homemade one in a few moments (we’ve..

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My Cook: Pork Tenderloin with German Potato Salad

August 6, 2019
- Pork,

Serves 2-3Active Time: 20 minutesTotal Cook Time: 2 hours 30 minutesThis meat and potatoes dish takes advantage of a simple marinade to glaze the pork tenderloin, and a light oil-and-vinegar-based potato salad to round out the dish. Tender but crisp green beans add a nice crunchy contrast to the creamy potatoes and the sharp hit of pickled shallots adds a zing to the potato salad. Dijon and honey are the dynamic duo marinade that imbues the..

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My Cook: Shrimp Scampi

July 10, 2019

Serves 2

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Cook Time: 1 hour and 15 minutes

Shrimp scampi is the ultimate Italian-American seafood dish and for good reason: it's quick, simple and tastes fantastic. Scampi is a type of crustacean not commonly found in the US. For that reason the word “scampi” has taken on a new meaning in the states, being referred to as a style of sauce. Scampi sauce has our four favorite ingredients: butter, garlic, wine and lemon...

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My Cook: Chicken Caprese Penne

June 10, 2019

Serves 2

Active Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 1 hr 50 minutes

Summer wouldn’t be the same without the classic appetizer found on Italian restaurant menus all over the world. The Caprese salad personifies Italian cuisine becoming greater than the sum of its parts through its adoration of simple ingredients and minimal preparation. Creamy mozzarella dances with the sweet acidity of juicy tomatoes and the lush green snap of fresh basil. All topped..

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My Cook: Salmon and Asparagus Orecchiette

June 3, 2019

Serves 2

Active Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 1.5 hour

While salmon and asparagus are the stars of this dish there’s a secret ingredient that steals the show. Crème fraîche is the richer, thicker, French cousin of sour cream and it single-handedly takes this dish to a whole new level. Crème fraîche is not quite as tangy as sour cream, but still has a little pucker that works well with the lemon and complements the mellow flavor of the dill. The..

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Slow Cook: Mujadara

May 29, 2019

 

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Cooking Time: 2 hours

Mujadara is an Iraqi recipe that dates back to the 13th century. This dish consists of lentils and rice flavored with a variety of different herbs and spices. We like to think that this recipe has lasted for as long as it has because it is highly flavored and incredibly delicious. Some recipes call for the finished dish to be topped with caramelized onions and tangy yogurt, which add..

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Slow Cook: Spicy Chickpeas with Chorizo

May 21, 2019
- Pork,

 

Serves 2

Prep Time:15 minutes

Total Cook Time: 5 hours, 45 minutes

This hearty, flavorful dish can easily be served as a main meal or as a side amongst other Spanish-style small plates. We love this dish for its variety of textures and flavors. The chorizo is broiled until crisp, then stirred together with flavorful harissa, hearty chickpeas, and tangy tomatoes. These elements then slow cook for 4 hours before getting topped with creamy..

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Slow Cook: Rice Pudding with Strawberries and Toasted Almond

May 18, 2019

Serves 6

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Cook Time: 3 hours 40 minutes

Rice pudding is a dish found in myriad iterations all over the world. The premise is simple: rice cooked in liquid and sweetened. The natural starches in the rice thicken the liquid to create a rich pudding. While many rice pudding recipes are as simple as that, we wanted to bring a few extra ingredients to the table to really make this dish shine. In our recipe, we call for..

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My Cook: Carrot Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

May 15, 2019

Serves: 6

Total prep time: 25 minutes

Total cook time: 3 hours 45 minutes

Ah, carrot cake. Is there any better way to consume vegetables than in a sweet, spicy and fragrant cake topped with tangy cream cheese frosting? I think not. This recipe brings together all of the elements that make carrot cake so wonderful without overwhelming your palate with spice. We wanted cinnamon and ginger, but only enough to complement the taste of the carrots..

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