Tag: noodles

Kasha Varnishkes with Savoy Cabbage

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons schmaltz* 1 large onion, chopped 1 cup kasha (buckwheat groats) 1 egg 2 cups chicken stock 1/2 savoy cabbage 3/4 lb bow tie noodles, cooked and drained Directions: In a large saucepan, saute onions in schmaltz until blackened. Meanwhile, mix the egg and the kasha. Add to […]

Peppers and Olives Macaroni Salad

Ingredients: 1 lb macaroni, cooked to package instructions 1/3 cup mayonnaise 1/4 cup Dijon 1/4-1/3 cup coarsely chopped manzanilla olives with pimento (I used these which are prechopped) splash of olive juice 1 large cubanelle pepper, diced 1/2 red onion, minced 2 stalks celery, diced 1 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon […]

Barbecue Spaghetti

Ingredients: 1 red onion, diced 1 cubanelle pepper, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 1/2 cups Memphis-style barbecue sauce 1 1/2 cups tomato sauce* 1 tablespoon Memphis style dry rub 15 oz canned diced tomatoes with garlic, basil, and oregano 2 cups pulled pork (used pork that made with the […]

Spaghetti with Sardines, Asparagus and Capers

Ingredients: 1/2 cup breadcrumbs 1 onion, sliced into half moons 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 lb asparagus, cut into bite-sized pieces 2-3 tablespoons nonpareil capers 2 4.4-oz canned sardines in oil, drained juice and zest of one lemon 3/4 lb spaghetti 2/3 (loose) cup coarsely chopped Italian parsley Parmesan for […]

It’s Almost Spring Minestrone

Ingredients: 2-3 stalks celery (with leaves), sliced 2 cloves garlic, sliced 2-3 carrots, sliced into coins 1 medium purple-top turnip, cubed 2 zucchini, cubed 1 large Russet potato, cubed 1 cup diced green beans (about 1/3 lb) 15 oz can diced fire roasted tomatoes 15 oz can cannellini beans, drained […]

Smoked Duck Spicy Sesame Noodles with Zucchini

Ingredients: for the sauce: 1/4 cup “pure” sesame paste* 1/4-1/3 cup water 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 teaspoon light brown sugar 2 tablespoons chile-garlic sauce 1/2 tablespoon hot sesame oil for the duck: 1 1/2 cold, roasted duck (I used Maple Leaf Farm’s Roast Half Duck with Orange Sauce -discarded the sauce […]

Summery Spaghetti and Meatballs

Ingredients: for the meatballs: 2 lb 90% lean ground beef 1 medium zucchini, grated and squeezed dry 1 clove garlic, grated 1/4 cup finely grated pecorino romano 1/3 cup bread crumbs pinch nutmeg 1 egg salt pepper for the sauce: 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 28 oz petite […]

Cincinnati Chili Mac

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon canola oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, chopped 1 lb ground chicken (or sub in lean ground beef) 28 oz canned crushed tomatoes 15 oz canned dark red kidney beans, drained 1 1/2 tablespoons chili powder 1 1/2 tablespoons cocoa 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce 1 1/2 […]

Ham & Spring Vegetable Pasta Salad

Ingredients: 1 1/2 cups cubed ham 1/2 lb asparagus, cut into bite-sized pieces 12 oz small pasta, cooked and cooled 1 cup fresh or frozen peas* 1/2 red onion, diced 1 baby cucumber, diced 1 (loose) cup baby arugula dressing: 1 teaspoon paprika 1/4-1/2 teaspoon celery seed 1/4 cup mayonnaise […]