Month: March 2020

Borscht with Pot Roast and Cabbage

Ingredients: 1 lb leftover pot roast, chopped (or other cooked stew/roasted beef) 1 carrot, diced 1 stalk celery, diced 1 onion, diced 2 cups (loosely) coarsely chopped cabbage 2-3 cups cut up roasted beets 2 bay leaves 1/2 tablespoon paprika 1 teaspoon black caraway (aka nigella, charnushka, kalonji) or try caraway […]

Marble Cake for an Anniversary under Quarantine

Ingredients: for the cake: 2 cups flour 3/4 cup sugar 1 teaspoon baking soda pinch salt 1/2 cup olive oil (or canola or vegetable) 1 1/2 teaspoons white vinegar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup water 1 tablespoon cocoa for the icing (optional) 4 oz brick cream cheese, at room temperature […]

One Bowl Pantry Chocolate Snack Cake

    Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups flour 1 cup light brown sugar (can sub regular or dark) 1/3 cup cocoa 1 teaspoon baking soda pinch salt 1/2 cup olive oil (or canola or vegetable) 1 1/2 teaspoons white vinegar 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 cup water 2 tablespoons cold brew coffee […]

Steelhead Trout Salad with Horseradish and Arugula

Ingredients: 1/2 lb cooked steelhead trout 1 hard-boiled egg 1/4 cup minced arugula 1/4 teaspoon prepared horseradish 3 tablespoons mayo 3 tablespoons minced red onion 3 tablespoons minced celery 1/2-1 tablespoons nonpareil capers Directions: In a small bowl, mix all ingredients until evenly distributed. Refrigerate until ready to serve. My […]

Steelhead Trout with Fennel and Cara Cara Oranges

Ingredients: 1 small bulb fennel, very thinly sliced 1 small onion or shallot, thinly sliced 1 Cara Cara orange, thinly sliced 1 lb steelhead trout filets 1/4 teaspoon fennel pollen salt freshly ground pepper fennel fronds Preheat oven to 325. Lightly oil a 1 1/2-2 quart baking dish (I used […]

Corned Beef and Cabbage Cottage Pie

Ingredients: 3/4 cup chopped onions 2 carrots, diced 1 parsnip diced 1 medium rutabaga, diced 2 small turnips, diced 1/3 of a head of cabbage, chopped 2 cups cubed (cooked, cold, leftover) corned beef superfine flour (like Wondra) 1-2 cups beef stock 2 lbs Yukon gold potatoes, cubed 1 tablespoon […]

Corned Beef and Cabbage Knishes

Ingredients: for the dough: 2 1/2 cups flour 1/2 cup sour cream 2/3 cup water 2 tablespoons melted butter 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1 egg egg wash: 1 egg 1 tablespoon water corned beef and cabbage filling: 1 onion, chopped 3 tablespoon schmaltz or […]