Roasted Carrots

2 pounds carrots, peeled quartered or cut into sixths lengthwise depending on the size, then into 2-inch lengths 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil Salt freshly ground pepper 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves, chopped 1/2 teaspoon oregano 3 tablespoons finely chopped flat-leaf parsley Preheat the oven to 400 degrees. Oil a sheet pan or a… Continue reading Roasted Carrots

Champagne Sherbet Punch

1/2 Gallon Raspberry Sherbet 1 can frozen pink lemonade, thawed 2 bottles champagne or sparkling wine 1 liter raspberry (or strawberry) sparkling water First add sherbet to bottom of punchbowl or large pitcher. Next, pour liquid mixture of the pink lemonade concentrate over the sherbet. Add sparkling water slowly. This will cause the sherbet to… Continue reading Champagne Sherbet Punch

Slow Cooker French Onion Soup

1/4 cup unsalted butter 6 thyme sprigs 1 bay leaf 5 pounds large sweet onions, vertically sliced (about 16 cups) 1 tablespoon sugar 6 cups unsalted beef stock (such as Swanson) 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1?1/2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 teaspoon black pepper 24 (1/2-ounce) slices whole-grain French bread baguette 5 ounces Gruyère cheese,… Continue reading Slow Cooker French Onion Soup

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)

Extra Crispy Smashed Potatoes

20 (approx 1.5lbs/700g) Baby Potatoes 4-5 sprigs of Fresh Rosemary 2-3 heaped tbsp Duck or Goose Fat, or enough to fill the base of your pan 1 small bulb of Garlic, cloves removed & skins left on Salt, to taste Fresh Parsley, to garnish Pop your potatoes in cold water and bring to the boil… Continue reading Extra Crispy Smashed Potatoes

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

Stovetop Spiral-Cut Ham

2 cups Riesling or other semi-dry white wine 1 tablespoon juniper berries 1 teaspoon whole black or green peppercorns 5 whole cloves 3 tablespoons honey 1 large onion, thickly sliced 1 presliced quarter-ham (4 to 6 pounds), drained if needed ½ packed cup brown sugar 3 tablespoons whole-grain Dijon mustard Choose a pot that fits… Continue reading Stovetop Spiral-Cut Ham

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

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