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.
Raghavan Iyer folds black beans and tomatoes into his queso fundido for a deeper contrast not only of texture, but of color as well. He serves the addictive dip with his Ultimate French Fries.
Raghavan Iyer serves this sauce with Potato Leek Pie, but recommends it with French fries or even a bowl of potato chips, too.
Everyone knows how much I love paella–but this is even better. The dish is a traditional northern Spanish clam dish where the rice is almost soupy. No socarrat here! The secret is to steam the fresh clams separately before adding them to the rice. Be sure to reserve the cooking liquid from the clams to […]
Seconds, please! It’s the chunky butternut squash and beer that give this fantastic meatless chili its richness and appeal. Add in tomatoes, beans and the perfect mix of spices, and you’ve got an enormous crowd-pleaser. Add whatever you’d like on the side — cheese, cilantro, sliced avocado, or olives to turn this into the one-pot […]
This salad is easy to whip up and full of fresh vegetables. Feel free to substitute your favorites, or add whatever’s in season. It can be served warm or at room temperature.