My Cook: Butterscotch Bars

June 19, 2019

Makes about 10 bars

Prep Time: 25 minutes

Total Cook Time: 2 hours and 35 minutes

These butterscotch bars are a textural and flavorful delight. A chewy base of oats, almonds, and brown sugar serves as the foundation for a gooey, thick layer of butterscotch, which supports a crunchy streusel topping. The signature flavor is courtesy of butterscotch chips, sweetened condensed milk, and a little butter quickly melted and mixed together in the..

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My Cook: Greek Orzo Salad with Halloumi and Chicken

June 11, 2019

Serves 4

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Total Cook Time: 2 hours 30 minutes

We hope this summery recipe will transport you from your kitchen to the Greek isles. To take you on this culinary adventure we first cook orzo to al dente perfection and then mix in juicy cherry tomatoes, crunchy cucumber, briny halloumi, and herbaceous mint. Halloumi is a flavorful cheese, originally from Cyprus, but found today in cuisines across the Mediterranean, including..

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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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My Cook: Strawberry Rhubarb Crumble

May 28, 2019

 

Serves 4-6

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Cook Time: 2 hours and 35 minutes

Rhubarb has a short growing season that only lasts for a few months every spring. To celebrate the small window when this tangy, vibrant vegetable is available, we are cooking up a classic strawberry rhubarb crumble. The strawberries and rhubarb first get tossed together with sugar to soften and get juicy. The fruit and vegetable mixture then gets tossed with..

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My Cook: Chicken Grain Bowls with Miso-Tahini Dressing

May 22, 2019

Serves 4

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Cook Time: 2 hours

Grain bowls are endlessly adaptable and modifiable and can be assembled with whatever ingredients you have on hand. We’re using quinoa, green beans, and a few leafy greens, but you can use practically any vegetable and starch combination. All the components are cooked separately and then united under a blanket of tangy and sweet miso-tahini dressing. You could easily buy your own dressing to..

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My Cook: Steak au Poivre with Smashed Potatoes

May 1, 2019
- Beef,

Serves 2

Active Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 2 hours

Steak au Poivre is a luxurious staple of French restaurants all over the world. A juicy medallion of beef (traditionally the prized fillet mignon cut) is crusted in a layer of coarsely ground peppercorns and seared to perfection in a hot skillet. The pan sauce that accompanies the steak is prepared in a dramatic flourish tableside as the cognac is flambeed to cook off the alcohol and then reduced..

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My Cook: Salmon with Lentils and Green Beans

May 1, 2019

Serves 2

Active Time: 15 minutes

Total Time: 1 hr, 40 minutes

This simple and light dinner is a great meal for early summer nights when it starts getting warm enough to enjoy your dinner al fresco. Perfectly cooked salmon fillets top a warm lentil and green bean salad that’s tossed with a bright vinaigrette seasoned with dijon mustard for a little spiciness and fresh dill, which is a classic herb for pairing with seafood. Let the lentils soak up..

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My Cook: Lamb Chops, New Potatoes, Asparagus, and Mint Gremolata

April 17, 2019

Serves 2

Active Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 2 hours

Spring has finally sprung and we’re celebrating with a dish that is all about the best things in spring. Fresh, crisp asparagus is lightly steamed to keep its crunch and sweet delicate flavor. New baby potatoes are small enough to be boiled whole their skin is very thin so there’s no need to peel them. We chose lamb loin chops for this recipe (think T-bone steak but lamb size) because they’re..

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My Cook: Kerala Fish Curry

April 12, 2019

 

Serves 4

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Total Cook Time: 2 hours

Kerala is a state in the southwestern portion of India known for its spice trade, which dates back thousands of years. Located on the coast, Kerala’s cuisine is also rich in seafood. Our recipe for Kerala fish curry exemplifies these two facets of Kerala: its historic spice trade and its seafood-rich cuisine. An aromatic blend of onion, garlic, and serrano chili provides the backbone..

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