Sautéed Swiss Chard

Inspired by epicurious.com Makes 8 (side dish) servings This is a great recipe – we learn how to use both the chard stems and ribs, which might otherwise be throw out. Ingredients 2 large bunches of Swiss chard 2 T olive oil 2 T butter 2 onions, thinly sliced 2...

Rice Stuffed Tomatoes

Inspired by Smitten Kitchen Ingredients: 2 to 3 tablespoons olive oil Coarse or Kosher salt 6 medium-to-large tomatoes Red pepper flakes, to taste 1 small onion, finely chopped 1 garlic clove, minced ½ cup Arborio or other short-grained, starchy rice Few tablespoons...

Savory Potato and Onion Knishes

Inspired by Asha Loupy at Food 52 Makes 12 to 16 knishes If you have some time over the weekend, these knishes are a perfect breakfast or brunch treat. Ingredients: Dough 2 ¼ c all-purpose flour 1 tsp baking powder 1 large egg, beaten 8 T butter, melted and slightly...

Ratatouille Subs

A twist on classic ratatouille. Inspired by Deb Perelman’s Smitten Kitchen cookbook Makes 4 – 4” sandwiches Ingredients 1 eggplant 1 zucchini 1 summer squash 2 bell peppers 1 onion 1 cup tomato puree or tomato sauce 1 garlic clove minced 2 T olive oil Salt...

Beets with Pecorino, Pecans, and Shishito Peppers

Enjoy this fresh salad for lunch or dinner. Inspired by bon appétit Makes 4 servings Ingredients 6 lbs beets, scrubbed clean and skin peeled 4 T olive oil Kosher salt 4 sprigs thyme ¼ c red wine vinegar 8 shishito peppers 1/3 c pecans 1 small onion, sliced thinly Hot...