Pimento Cheese Potato Salad

3 tablespoons kosher salt, plus more to taste 2 pounds red or Yukon potatoes, cut into 1½-inch chunks 1 (14-oz) jar hot Peppadew peppers, drained and vinegar reserved 1/2 cup mayonnaise 1/2 pound sharp cheddar cheese, grated Combine 3 quarts of water and the 3 tablespoons of salt, and bring to a boil. Carefully add… Continue reading Pimento Cheese Potato Salad

Mallmann’s Potato Dominoes

For the clarified butter: 4 ounces unsalted butter (1 stick) For the potato dominoes: 4 Idaho potatoes 4 tablespoons chilled clarified butter Coarse salt For the clarified butter: Slowly melt butter in a small heavy saucepan over medium-low heat; do not stir. Remove from the heat, and carefully spoon off any foam from the top.… Continue reading Mallmann’s Potato Dominoes

Never-Fail Biscuits

6 ounces /170 grams (1 1/2 cups) self-rising flour 1/8 teaspoon salt (optional; for a saltier biscuit, add up to to 1/4 teaspoon) 6 ounces /170 grams (3/4 cup) heavy or whipping cream Heat the oven to 450° F, with a rack in the top third of the oven. Mix the flour and salt together… Continue reading Never-Fail Biscuits

Mixed Vegetable Sabzi

3 tablespoons ghee or vegetable oil 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 teaspoon black mustard seeds 1 tablespoon ginger paste or grated ginger 1 tablespoon garlic paste or grated garlic 1 medium red onion, finely chopped 2 plum tomatoes, chopped 2 Thai green chiles or small hot red chiles, finely chopped 1 teaspoon garam masala 1/2… Continue reading Mixed Vegetable Sabzi

Red Pepper, Potato and Peanut Sabzi

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon cumin seeds 1 teaspoon fennel seeds 1 small yellow onion, cut into 1/2-inch dice 1 large russet potato, cut into 1/2-inch dice (8 to 10 ounces; unpeeled) 2 medium red bell peppers, seeded and cut into 3/4-inch dice 1 teaspoon kosher salt, or more as needed 1/4 cup… Continue reading Red Pepper, Potato and Peanut Sabzi

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 Mulligatawny

3 tablespoons ghee or coconut oil 1/2 teaspoon whole cumin seeds 1/2 teaspoon whole coriander seeds 1/2 teaspoon whole mustard seeds 1 onion, chopped 3 garlic cloves, roughly chopped 1 teaspoon grated ginger 1 serrano chili, slit in half leaving the stem intact 1 tablespoon yellow curry powder 1 carrot, chopped 1 yam, cubed 1… Continue reading Pressure Cooker Mulligatawny

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

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

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

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 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

French Onion Panade

1 large, stale loaf crusty sourdough bread (about 1 1/4 pounds), cut into 1/3-inch slices 8 tablespoons (4 ounces) unsalted butter, divided 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 4 pounds (about 5 large) yellow onions, thinly sliced Fine sea salt 2 tablespoons white-wine vinegar 1/4 cup white wine or dry vermouth 5 to 6 cups chicken… Continue reading French Onion Panade

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

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