Ground meat combines with tomatoes, spices, raisins, olives, chilis, corn, wine and cheese, then it’s topped with cornbread.
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Lidia Bastianich’s Rigatoni with Italian American Meat Sauce
This recipe is a traditional Italian American favorite for Sunday lunch. It makes enough sauce for 4 pounds of pasta. If you have a big crowd, you can use the whole batch, but if you only want to cook 1 pound of pasta, don’t worry—the rest of the sauce will freeze well for several months. On a Sunday, this brings everyone in my family to the table.
Braised Short Ribs with Moxie Beans
Long, cold New England winters would be unbearable if it weren’t for braises. There’s a solid six months between picking the last of the summer’s tomatoes and trimming the first spear of asparagus, and during that time I turn to sturdy long-cooked recipes like these short ribs, which have the added benefit of warming your kitchen as they cook. This is a recipe intended for a cold day, when the wind is blowing sideways and the snow shoveling feels never-ending.
Michele Streit Heilbrun’s Anytime Brisket with Matzo Spaetzle
This brisket is the perfect comfort food for any occasion. The sauce is sweet and tangy and helps capture the flavor of the old school dish that was a favorite part of countless childhoods.
Kathy Gunst’s French Onion Soup with Double-Cheese Croutes
This classic French soup is made with Rich Beef-Bone Stock and a heavy blanket of sautéed onions and leeks. You can lighten it up a bit by serving the soup as is, without the traditional cheese and bread topping. In Parisian bistros, onion soup is prepared in an ovenproof bowl, topped with a slice […]