regional American food

Brooklyn Blackout Cupcakes

Ingredients: for the dark chocolate pudding filling: 1 egg yolk 1 1/2 oz 73% dark chocolate bar, finely chopped 1/2 cup milk 1/4 cup heavy cream 1 tablespoon cornstarch 1 tablespoon Dutch process cocoa powder 1 1/2 tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon butter 1/2 teaspoon vanilla paste for the cupcakes: 2 […]

Classic Northern Cornbread

Ingredients:1 cup buttermilk 1 cup flour 2/3 cup sugar 1/2 cup polenta1/2 cup yellow cornmeal 1/3 cup canola oil 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 egg Directions: Preheat oven to 350. Spray with baking spray or grease an 8×8 inch baking dish. In a large bowl, whisk together […]

Toasted Ravioli with a Warm Tomato Dipping Sauce

Ingredients: 16 to 20 oz fresh ravioli for the breading: 3/4 cup bread crumbs 1 tablespoon oregano 1 tablespoon chervil 1 egg yolk 2 tablespoons water or milk for the sauce: 14 oz canned diced tomato 1 clove garlic, minced 1 shallot, minced 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 teaspoon chervil […]

Crab Pretzel

Ingredients: for the dip: 1 small shallot, grated 8 oz fresh blue crab meat 3 oz shredded sharp cheddar 3 oz cream cheese, softened 1 1/2 tablespoons sour cream 1 tablespoon mayonnaise 1/2 tablespoons Old Bay Seasoning 1/2 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard for the pretzel: 3/4 oz […]

Baltimore-Style Sour Beef and Dumplings (Slow Cooker)

Ingredients: for the sauce/marinade: 1 3/4 cups red wine vinegar 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar 2 onions, sliced 2 carrots, sliced 2 bay leaves 1 teaspoon whole allspice 1 teaspoon mustard seeds 3 whole cloves 2 tablespoons black peppercorns 1 tablespoon sugar 1 tablespoon salt for the dumplings: 4 cups […]

Deli-Style Macaroni Salad

Ingredients: 3/4 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup white wine vinegar 2 1/2 tablespoons sugar 2 1/2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1 medium onion, diced 2 stalks celery, diced 2 carrots, grated 1/2 teaspoon celery seed salt white pepper 16 oz cooked macaroni (I actually used cellentani) Directions: In a small bowl, whisk […]

Cincinnati Chili

Ingredients: 2 lb ground beef 28 oz can diced or crushed tomato in tomato juice 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 medium onion, chopped 1/2 cup water 2 tablespoon chili powder 1 1/2 tablespoons cocoa 1 1/2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar 1 teaspoon allspice 1 teaspoon cinnamon […]

Smearcase

Ingredients: for the cake: 2 cups flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 3/4 cup sugar 1/2 cup canola oil 2 eggs, at room temperature pinch of salt for the filling: 16 oz cream cheese*, at room temperature 12 oz evaporated milk 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon flour 2 teaspoons vanilla […]

Turkey Gumbo

6 quarts turkey stock 1 cup flour 1 cup oil 1 pound leftover turkey meat, in bite-sized pieces 1 pound andouille sausage 2 pounds shrimp (we used frozen) 2 pounds okra, chopped (frozen okay) 2 onions, chopped 1 bunch green onions with tops, chopped 2 bell peppers, chopped 5 ribs […]