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

Slow Cooker Spiral-Cut Ham with Orange Glaze

1 cup orange marmalade 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 1/3 cup freshly squeezed orange juice Zest of 1 orange 1 (7-10 pound) bone-in, spiral-cut ham 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed 15 whole cloves In a small bowl, whisk together orange marmalade, Dijon, orange juice and orange zest; set aside. Place ham into a 6-qt slow cooker.… Continue reading Slow Cooker Spiral-Cut Ham with Orange Glaze

Roasted Salmon With Asparagus, Lemon and Brown Butter

4 (6-ounce) skin-on salmon fillets 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt and pepper 1 pound asparagus, tough stems trimmed, stalks sliced 1/4-inch-thick on a slight bias (leave tips whole) 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice, plus wedges for serving 2 tablespoons drained capers 1/2 cup thawed frozen peas 1/4 cup coarsely… Continue reading Roasted Salmon With Asparagus, Lemon and Brown Butter

Stir-Fried Garlic Scapes with Pork, Chicken, or Beef

8 ounces pork shoulder (cut into thin, 2-inch strips; can also use pork loin, pork butt, or even pork belly) 1 teaspoon cornstarch 2 teaspoons water 1 teaspoon Shaoxing wine 1 teaspoon oyster sauce 1/2 teaspoon vegetable oil FOR THE REST OF THE DISH: 1 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil (divided) 5 dried chili peppers (optional)… Continue reading Stir-Fried Garlic Scapes with Pork, Chicken, or Beef

Chinese Beef and Asparagus Stir Fry

12 oz. flank steak or sirloin steak (340g, sliced) 1 teaspoon oil (plus more for cooking) 5 teaspoons light soy sauce (divided) 1 teaspoon cornstarch 1 pound fresh asparagus 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon sugar 2 teaspoons dark soy sauce 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil 1/4 cup hot chicken stock (or water) 3 tablespoons shaoxing wine… Continue reading Chinese Beef and Asparagus Stir Fry

Chinese Chicken and Asparagus Stir Fry

For the chicken & marinade: 12 ounces chicken breast (thinly sliced) 1 tablespoon water 1 teaspoon cornstarch 1 teaspoon oil (any neutral oil, such as vegetable or canola oil) 1 teaspoon oyster sauce For the rest of the dish: 1/2 cup water (or low sodium chicken stock) 2 teaspoon cornstarch 1/4 teaspoon ground white pepper… Continue reading Chinese Chicken and Asparagus Stir Fry

Sheet-Pan Gnocchi With Asparagus, Leeks and Peas

2 (12-ounce) packages gnocchi (preferably fresh, refrigerated, precooked gnocchi) 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons unsalted butter Kosher salt and black pepper 1 bunch asparagus (about 1 pound), trimmed and cut into thirds 2 small leeks, trimmed, halved lengthwise, then sliced 1/2-inch thick (about 2 cups) 2 shallots, trimmed and sliced lengthwise 1/4-inch thick 1… Continue reading Sheet-Pan Gnocchi With Asparagus, Leeks and Peas

Lemony Asparagus Salad With Shaved Manchego and Nuts

3/4 cup pistachios or other nuts 1 pound asparagus, woody ends trimmed 1/2 cup plus 3 tablespoons soft herbs, such as dill, parsley and tarragon, or a combination 3 tablespoons minced shallots, red onion or scallion 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (or cider vinegar) Large pinch of kosher salt, plus more as needed 1/4… Continue reading Lemony Asparagus Salad With Shaved Manchego and Nuts

Asparagus with Poached Eggs and Miso Butter

4 tablespoons oil or rendered pork or bacon fat 1 pound asparagus, trimmed and peeled if necessary Salt and pepper 1/4 cup not-too-salty miso, preferably white 1/4 cup unsalted butter 1 teaspoon sherry vinegar 2 poached (or warm-bath-cooked) eggs Put oil or fat in skillet and turn heat to medium-high. Add as much asparagus as… Continue reading Asparagus with Poached Eggs and Miso Butter

Spring Green Soup with Leeks and Peas

2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large leek, white and light green parts only, thinly sliced into half-moons (about 3 cups) 12 ounces waxy potatoes, such as new potatoes or creamers, peeled and diced into 1/2-inch pieces 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more to taste 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 6 cups low-sodium chicken or… Continue reading Spring Green Soup with Leeks and Peas

One-Bowl Skyr Cheesecake

8 ounces (227 grams) cream cheese, softened 2/3 cup (133 grams) plus 1 teaspoon granulated sugar, divided 2 cups (16 ounces/453 grams) plain low-fat skyr (Icelandic yogurt), at room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest 3 large eggs, at room temperature 1 pound fresh strawberries, hulled and sliced 1/2 teaspoon… Continue reading One-Bowl Skyr Cheesecake

Yogurt Parfait with Warmed Strawberries

2 cups strawberries, quartered 2 Tbsp turbinado sugar 2 cups Greek yogurt 2 Tbsp honey Granola, as much as you desire Whip cream, as much as you desire Slice the strawberries into quarters. Line the air fryer basket with perforated parchment paper (optional) and place the strawberries in the air fryer. Sprinkle the sugar on… Continue reading Yogurt Parfait with Warmed Strawberries

Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower

5 cups Cauliflower chopped, about one large head 6 cloves Garlic peeled and chopped 4 tablespoons Vegetable Oil 1/2 teaspoon Kosher Salt FOR THE SAUCE 1/3 cup hot sauce 2 tablespoons Butter or coconut oil for vegan 1 teaspoon Worcestershire Sauce FOR THE AIR FRYER Chop the cauliflower into evenly-sized florets and put them in… Continue reading Air Fryer Buffalo Cauliflower

Cauliflower Adobo

1 large cauliflower (2 1/2 to 3 pounds) Kosher salt 2 teaspoons black pepper, plus more as needed 3 tablespoons canola oil, plus more as needed 1/2 cup rice-wine vinegar 5 tablespoons soy sauce 2 teaspoons raw or light brown sugar 6 garlic cloves, smashed and peeled 3 bay leaves 1 Thai chile, halved lengthwise,… Continue reading Cauliflower Adobo

Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Halloumi and Arugula

1 large head cauliflower (about 2 pounds), cut into 1 1/2-inch wedges 1/2 cup olive oil 1 teaspoon Aleppo or 1/2 teaspoon red-pepper flakes 1 1/2 teaspoons ground coriander 3/4 teaspoon ground turmeric Kosher salt and black pepper 1 small shallot, minced (about 1/3 cup) 1/4 cup golden raisins 1 large preserved lemon, seeded, halved,… Continue reading Roasted Cauliflower Salad with Halloumi and Arugula

Buffalo Cauliflower

FOR THE CAULIFLOWER: 1 large head cauliflower, cut into medium and large florets (about 8 cups) 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt and black pepper FOR THE BUFFALO SAUCE: 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 1/3 cup Buffalo-style hot sauce FOR THE YOGURT RANCH (OPTIONAL): 1/2 cup full-fat yogurt 1/4 cup buttermilk or mayonnaise 2 tablespoons… Continue reading Buffalo Cauliflower

Turmeric Black Pepper Chicken (or Tofu or Pork) with Asparagus

3 tablespoons honey 3/4 teaspoon black pepper, plus more to taste Kosher salt 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons ground turmeric 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 tablespoon coconut or canola oil 12 ounces asparagus, trimmed and thinly sliced on an angle 1 teaspoon unseasoned rice vinegar or soy… Continue reading Turmeric Black Pepper Chicken (or Tofu or Pork) with Asparagus

Roasted Cauliflower with Pancetta, Olives, and Parmesan

1 large head cauliflower (about 1 3/4 pounds), trimmed and cut into bite-size florets (about 8 cups) 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more as needed 1/3 cup olives, crushed, pitted and chopped 1 fat garlic clove, finely grated or minced 1 1/2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, plus more to taste… Continue reading Roasted Cauliflower with Pancetta, Olives, and Parmesan

Baked Sriracha-Mango Cauliflower

1 head of cauliflower mine was small-medium-ish size Batter 1 cup (250 ml) water 3/4 cup (94 g) + 2 Tbsp flour (I used half whole wheat + half white , (use 1/2 cup chickpea flour + 1/4 cup or more rice flour to make gf) 3/4 to 1 tsp salt or to taste 1… Continue reading Baked Sriracha-Mango Cauliflower

Spicy Baked Cauliflower (or Potato Wedges)

For the batter: 2 to 3 Tbsp (2 to 3 tbsp) hot sauce 1 Tbsp evoo 1/2 to 3/4 tsp black pepper 1/2 to 1 tsp cayenne/ red chili powder 1.5 tsp garlic powder 1.5 tsp onion powder 1.5 to 2 tsp paprika 1 tsp cumin powder 3/4 tsp (0.75 tsp) salt 3 Tbsp cornstarch… Continue reading Spicy Baked Cauliflower (or Potato Wedges)