A homemade fish stock can make the difference between a good chowder and a great chowder. It’s worth asking your fish monger to save leftover fish bones for this.
Kathy Gunst’s Rich Beef-Bone Broth
Beef-bone broth has become all the rage in recent years, due to the popularity of the Paleo diet, one that promotes eating lots of meat as well as this type of rich, nourishing broth. It is said to have all kinds of health benefits, since it’s rich in protein, gelatin, and anti-oxidants.
Ronni Lundy’s Colcannon
This rich recipe, by Ronni Lundy, was inspired by the colcannon served at Main Street Meats in Chattanooga, a dish so sustaining it will almost make you forgo their heavenly hamburger. Almost.
Lamb Shanks in Red Wine with Creamy Eggplant
Chef Mehmet Gürs of Istanbul’s Mikla restaurant pairs lamb shanks with an eggplant purée that has the unexpected—for Turkey, at least—addition of béchamel and Gruyère cheese, a nod to his classic European training. Excerpted with permission from Saveur magazine Feb. 2016, Issue #181 Recipe by Mehmet Gürs Photo by Christina Holmes Food Styling by Eugene […]
Tropea Onion Jam
I first tasted this sweet, garnet-hued jam as part of a cheese antipasto at Osteria Morini, in Washington, D.C., with extra-aged Parmigiano-Reggiano, Pecorino Toscano, and pungent Gorgonzola. I’m grateful to executive sous chef Ben Pflaumer for sharing the recipe. Tropea is an ultra-sweet red onion. If you’re a gardener, you can grow your own. Otherwise, […]
Classic Chicken Soup
Chicken soup simmered with garlic, parsley, and onions is the epitome of Jewish comfort food. Here’s Jewish cooking expert Leah Koenig’s simple classic.