Month: February 2019

Polish-style Sour Soup with Sausage and Root Vegetables

Ingredients: 1 kielbasa* (about 1 lb), sliced into half-moons 2 carrots, sliced into coins 1 stalk celery, diced 1 small celeriac (celery root, diced) 2 parsnips, diced 1 onion, diced 1 1/2 quart stock (chicken, pork or vegetable) 2 bay leaves żurek or zakwas starter** salt freshly ground black pepper […]

Mushroom, Spinach & Swiss Hot Dogs

Ingredients: 1/2 onion, chopped 8 oz crimini mushrooms, coarsely chopped 8 oz baby spinach salt freshly ground black pepper 4 hot dogs 4 brioche hot dog buns 1-2 tablespoons Dijon 3-4 oz Emmenthaler cheese Directions: In a medium pan, saute the onion and mushrooms until the onions are translucent. Add the spinach […]

Upside-down Cottage Pie

Ingredients: 3/4 cup caramelized onions * 1 tablespoon butter 2 carrots, diced 2 parsnips diced 1 bulb fennel, chopped 6 oz crimini mushrooms, chopped 1 3/4 lb cubed sirloin 1/4 cup dry red wine, optional 1 sprig’s worth of rosemary, chopped 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh thyme leaves 2 teaspoons chopped fresh […]

Homemade New Jersey Style Sloppy Joes

Ingredients: coleslaw: 14 oz bagged coleslaw mix (cabbage and shredded cabbage mix) 1/2 small red onion, very thinly sliced 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard 1/4 teaspoon celery seed 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar salt white pepper Russian dressing: 3 tablespoons dill pickle relish 1 shallot, minced 1/4 cup […]

Rainbow Chard, Meyer Lemon and Dill Orzo

Ingredients: 1 cup orzo 15 oz (canned) cannellini beans, drained 1 large bunch of rainbow chard or Swiss chard, stems and leaves chopped (separate the stems and leaves) 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 small red onion, cut into half-moon sliced 1/4 cup chopped dill 3/4 (loose) cup Italian or curly […]

Pulled Pork Haluski

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons butter 1 small cabbage, sliced 1 medium onion, sliced into half-moons 10 oz wide egg noodles 2 cups pulled pork (I suggest using a slightly sweet pulled pork like this apple pulled pork) salt freshly ground black pepper Directions: Heat the butter in a large skillet. Add […]

Cheeseburger Sloppy Joes

Ingredients: 1 1/4 lb 90% ground beef 6 oz chili sauce (like Heinz) 3/4 cup water or beef stock 1 medium onion, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon smoked paprika 1/2 tablespoon dry mustard freshly ground black pepper sea salt to serve: hamburger dill pickle […]