Crack Chicken (with Slow Cooker and Pressure Cooker Variations)

2 lbs chicken – boneless skinless thighs or breasts 1 packet (1 oz) Ranch seasoning 2 (8oz) blocks cream cheese 6 strips bacon 1/2 cup chicken broth 1.5 cups cheddar cheese, shredded 3 scallions, diced Crock pot method: Add chicken and chicken broth into crock pot. Sprinkle ranch seasoning all over the chicken. Place cream… Continue reading Crack Chicken (with Slow Cooker and Pressure Cooker Variations)

Caramelized Summer Fruit Tart

2 tablespoons Demerara sugar, plus more as needed 2 to 5 tablespoons granulated sugar (see Tip) 2 to 3 tablespoons cornstarch (see Tip) Pinch of kosher salt 4 cups berries, or pitted and sliced stone fruit (peaches, nectarines, apricots, plums), or rhubarb (or use a combination of stone fruit and berries) 1 tablespoon lemon juice… Continue reading Caramelized Summer Fruit Tart

No-Yeast Cinnamon Rolls

FOR THE FILLING: 1/2 cup/113 grams unsalted butter, very soft, plus more for greasing the pan 1/2 packed cup/110 grams light brown sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons cinnamon 3/4 cup/90 grams chopped pecans, toasted (see Tip) FOR THE ROLLS: 2 cups/256 grams all-purpose flour, plus more for work surface 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon fine… Continue reading No-Yeast Cinnamon Rolls

Overnight French Toast

2 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened, plus more for baking dish 1 pound enriched bread, such as brioche, challah or panettone sliced 3/4-inch thick 1/4 cup golden raisins (optional) 6 large eggs 2 1/2 cups whole milk 1/2 cup heavy cream 1/3 cup light brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon Pinch of freshly ground nutmeg 1/2… Continue reading Overnight French Toast

Slow Cooker Funeral Potatoes

1 (32-oz.) pkg. frozen, diced hash brown potatoes 4 ounces pre-shredded Cheddar cheese (about 1 cup) 4 ounces pre-shredded low-moisture part-skim mozzarella (about 1 cup) 4 ounces pre-shredded Monterey Jack cheese (about 1 cup) 1 cup sour cream 1 cup chicken broth 1 (10 1/2-oz.) can condensed cream of anything soup 1/2-teaspoon kosher salt 2… Continue reading Slow Cooker Funeral Potatoes

Roasted Fall Vegetable Salad With Curry-Maple Dressing

Roasted Fall Veggies 3 small parsnips, peeled 3 small carrots, peeled 1/2 a cauliflower 1 small yam 1 small delicata squash olive oil salt and pepper to taste generous pinch cumin seed and fennel seeds ( optional) Salad 1 bunch lacinato kale, stacked and thinly sliced 8 ounces shredded brussel sprouts ( or slaw) 1… Continue reading Roasted Fall Vegetable Salad With Curry-Maple Dressing

Persimmon Salad with Citrus Dressing

1 fennel bulb, thinly sliced 1–2 Fuyu persimmons, thinly sliced 1/4 cup very thinly sliced red onion 8 oz butter lettuce 1/4 Cup pomegranate seeds 1/8 C pistachios (optional) 1/8 C crumbled goat cheese or feta ( optional) Citrus Dressing: 1 orange- zest and its juice- about 1/2 C 1 lime – zest and its… Continue reading Persimmon Salad with Citrus Dressing

Next-Day Turkey Barbecue Sandwiches With Pickles and Slaw

1/4 cup apple cider vinegar, plus more as needed 2 teaspoons granulated sugar 1 teaspoon fine sea salt 4 cups sliced green cabbage (about 1/2 small head) 1 large shallot, thinly sliced 1 large carrot, coarsely grated 1 jalapeño, seeded and thinly sliced 1/2 cup barbecue sauce, homemade or store-bought, plus more for serving Hot… Continue reading Next-Day Turkey Barbecue Sandwiches With Pickles and Slaw

Next Day Turkey Stuffing Panzanella With Cranberry Vinaigrette

FOR THE STUFFING CROUTONS: 2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for greasing the pan 3 cups leftover stuffing FOR THE CRANBERRY VINAIGRETTE: 1/4 cup pepitas (or another seed or chopped nut) 2 tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons homemade, jarred or canned cranberry sauce 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar Kosher salt and… Continue reading Next Day Turkey Stuffing Panzanella With Cranberry Vinaigrette

Next-Day Turkey Salad With Fried Shallots and Herbs

1 1/2 cups thinly sliced shallots 4 tablespoons peanut oil 2 cups leftover cooked turkey meat, pulled into bite-size pieces 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 jalapeño, seeded and minced Handful of cilantro and mint leaves, torn Divide the sliced shallots: Soak 1/3 cup of the shallots in cold water for… Continue reading Next-Day Turkey Salad With Fried Shallots and Herbs

Next-Day Turkey Silog (Garlic Fried Rice With Eggs)

1/2 cup canola or other neutral oil, plus more as needed 8 to 12 garlic cloves, to taste, peeled and ends trimmed Kosher salt 8 cups day-old cooked white jasmine rice 1 to 1 1/2 cups leftover gravy (omit if using ham) 1 1/2 pounds leftover turkey or ham, sliced 1/4-inch thick 4 eggs Make… Continue reading Next-Day Turkey Silog (Garlic Fried Rice With Eggs)

Next-Day Turkey Pav

3 tablespoons grapeseed oil 1/2 pound roast turkey meat, chopped finely, or pulled from carcass after making stock Kosher salt 1 white onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 1/2-inch piece ginger, finely chopped 1 serrano chile, seeded and finely chopped 1 beefsteak tomato, chopped 1/3 cup frozen peas (optional) 1/4 teaspoon turmeric 1… Continue reading Next-Day Turkey Pav

Next-Day Turkey Tikka Masala

FOR THE MARINADE: 2 teaspoons garam masala 2 teaspoons ground coriander 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 tablespoon paprika 4 teaspoons ground turmeric 1 teaspoon kosher salt 6 cloves garlic, finely grated or pounded in a mortar and pestle 4 teaspoons finely grated fresh ginger 1 cup whole-milk yogurt 4 cups cooked turkey (about 1 pound),… Continue reading Next-Day Turkey Tikka Masala

Pressure Cooker Mashed Potatoes

4 (~2.5lbs/1100g) russet potatoes or 6 Yukon gold potatoes , peeled and quartered 1 cup (250ml) cold water 1/2 cup (100ml) milk 2 tablespoons (30g) unsalted butter 2 cloves garlic , minced 2 tablespoons (30g) freshly grated Parmesan cheese Kosher salt & pepper to taste Pressure Cook Potatoes: Fill the pressure cooker with 1 cup… Continue reading Pressure Cooker Mashed Potatoes

Green Beans in Parmesan Sauce with Bacon

150g/ 5oz bacon, chopped (use streaky, not lean) 2 garlic cloves, finely minced 500g/1lb green beans, trimmed, cut into ~5cm / 2″ pieces 1/2 cup chicken or vegetable stock / broth, low sodium 1 cup cream, heavy/thickened (Note 1) 1/2 cup parmesan, finely grated (best to grate your own) Black pepper, freshly ground Place bacon… Continue reading Green Beans in Parmesan Sauce with Bacon

Mississippi Turkey Breast

4 large carrots (optional) 4 stalks celery (optional) 1 medium onion (optional) 6 pound bone-in turkey breast, (make sure you get a breast that is UNSEASONED) 1 packet turkey gravy mix 1 packet ranch seasoning 8 tablespoons unsalted butter cut into tablespoons 6 pepperoncini peppers Peel the carrots and cut them into 1-inch chunks. Cut… Continue reading Mississippi Turkey Breast

Pressure Cooker Cranberry Sauce

2 (12-ounce) packages fresh or frozen cranberries 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup freshly squeezed orange juice 2 (3-inch) strips of orange zest 1 (3-inch) cinnamon stick 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract Place cranberries, sugars, orange juice, orange zest, cinnamon and cloves into a 6-qt Instant Pot®. Stir until… Continue reading Pressure Cooker Cranberry Sauce

Slow Cooker Maple-Brown Sugar Spiral-Cut Ham

1 1/2 cups pineapple juice 1/4 cup maple syrup 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 (7-10 pound) bone-in, spiral-cut ham* 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed 15 whole cloves In a small bowl, whisk together pineapple juice, maple syrup, Dijon mustard and pepper; set aside. Place ham into a slow cooker. Sprinkle… Continue reading Slow Cooker Maple-Brown Sugar Spiral-Cut Ham