5-Ingredient Bread Pudding With Salted Brown Sugar Sauce

Bread pudding 1 (1-pound) challah loaf 3 cups half-and-half 1/2 cup dark brown sugar 2 tablespoons pure vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 2 large eggs 2 large egg yolks 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, more or less for greasing the pan Salted brown sugar sauce 1 cup dark brown sugar 1/2 cup half-and-half 2 tablespoons… Continue reading 5-Ingredient Bread Pudding With Salted Brown Sugar Sauce

Chickpeas and Cheese

1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, rinsed, drained, and dried Neutral oil, such as vegetable or canola Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/2 cup heavy cream 4 ounces cheddar, grated (preferably a younger, not super-aged variety) Separate out 1/4 cup of chickpeas and roughly chop. Heat a glug of oil in a skillet over medium… Continue reading Chickpeas and Cheese

Unfussy Eggplant Parm

1/4 cup olive oil, plus more for drizzling 1 (28-ounce) can whole, peeled tomatoes 1 teaspoon kosher salt, plus more for sprinkling 1 medium globe eggplant 1/2 cup fresh breadcrumbs 1/4 cup grated low-moisture, whole-milk mozzarella 2 tablespoons grated parmesan Get the tomato sauce going. Add the olive oil to a pot and set over… Continue reading Unfussy Eggplant Parm

Mozzarella Schnitzel

2 to 4 slices low-moisture mozzarella 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 large egg 1/4 cup panko Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper Neutral oil, such as canola or grapeseed Stack enough mozzarella slices to reach about 3/4 centimeter in height. (For me, this is three, but it depends on how thick your slices are.)… Continue reading Mozzarella Schnitzel

Pressure Cooker Pot Roast

FOR THE POT ROAST: 4 pounds beef chuck roast, cut in half Kosher salt and black pepper 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 7 ounces frozen pearl onions (or 1 yellow or red onion, peeled and cut into wedges) 8 garlic cloves, smashed and peeled 1 1/2 cups dry red wine 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 5… Continue reading Pressure Cooker Pot Roast

Oven-Finished Kitchdi

1 cup dried long grain white rice (not basmati) 1 cup dried moong dal 3 tablespoons vegetable oil (or ghee) 1 teaspoon mustard seeds 6 dried cloves 2 small cinnamon sticks 2 teaspoons turmeric powder 1 teaspoon red chile powder salt to taste sweet mango pickle (optional, for serving) Preheat your oven to 350°F. In… Continue reading Oven-Finished Kitchdi

Pressure Cooker Chana Masala

1 1/2 cups dry chickpeas, (soaked in water 12-24 hours or see notes) or sub 4-5 cups cooked or canned chickpeas 3 tablespoons ghee or coconut oil. ( GHEE elevates this to the next level of goodness!!!) 2 bay leaves 2 teaspoons cumin seeds (whole) 1 teaspoon fennel seeds 2 onions, diced 4 fat garlic… Continue reading Pressure Cooker Chana 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

Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese

1 pound medium elbow macaroni 2 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese, divided 2 cups grated American cheese 4 ounces cream cheese, cubed 1/2 cup freshly grated Parmesan 3 cups whole milk 1 (12-ounce) can evaporated milk 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon onion powder Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to… Continue reading Slow Cooker Macaroni and Cheese

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

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 Potato Gratin

1 1/2 cups heavy cream 3 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme Pinch of nutmeg 2 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/8-inch thick slices Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste 1 cup shredded Gruyere cheese 1/4 cup freshly grated Parmesan 1/2 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves In a medium saucepan,… Continue reading Slow Cooker Potato Gratin

Skillet Yeast Rolls

3/4 cup whole milk (105-110 degrees F) 1 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast 2 tablespoons sugar, divided 1/3 cup unsalted butter, at room temperature 2 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary, divided 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1 large egg, at room temperature 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour, divided 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, melted Combine milk, yeast and… Continue reading Skillet Yeast Rolls

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

Doctored Up Boxed Stuffing

2 6-ounce boxes chicken flavor boxed stuffing 6 tbsp butter 2 honey crisp apples, peeled and diced 1 onion, diced 1 tbsp fresh thyme leaves Black pepper, to taste 2 1/2 cups hot chicken broth/stock 1/2 cup scallions, mostly green tops, chopped Melt the butter. Add apples and onion and cook over medium heat for… Continue reading Doctored Up Boxed Stuffing

Next-Day Thanksgiving Pastries

2 sheets puff pastry (thawed) 1/2 cup gravy 1/2 cup mashed potatoes 1/2 cup stuffing 1/4 cup cranberry sauce 1 cup diced turkey 1 cup shredded cheese (cheddar, gruyere, manchego, etc.) 1 egg (beaten with 1 tablespoon water) Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Unfold each puff pastry sheet on a clean, lightly floured surface,… Continue reading Next-Day Thanksgiving Pastries

Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes with Horseradish

3 lbs potatoes (thin-skinned – white, red or Yukon, scrubbed, skins on) 1/2 – 3/4 cup sour cream, more to taste 4 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon pepper 2–3 teaspoons granulated garlic (or use 10–20 whole roasted garlic cloves, mashed ) 1–3 teaspoons prepared horseradish, or fresh grated to taste (optional) Garnish… Continue reading Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes with Horseradish