Tag: Vegetarian

  • Roasted Beet & Garlic Linguine with Walnuts & Feta

    Roasted Beet & Garlic Linguine with Walnuts & Feta

    Preheat the oven to 400° F. Scrub well 4 medium red beets and cut them into wedges. Place the beets and 4 unpeeled garlic cloves in a roasting tray and toss them with a little olive oil. Season with salt, pepper and some fresh thyme leaves. Roast 30-40 minutes, until beginning to caramelize. Take out […]

  • Cheese Filling for Blintzes

    Cheese Filling for Blintzes

    First off, the amount of farmer cheese is a range because the primary producer of packaged farmer cheese, Friendship Dairies, has reduced the size of their packages from eight ounces to seven. If you can buy farmer cheese in bulk, buy the larger amount, but also, don’t bother buying 3 packages of farmer cheese just […]

  • Oniony Potato Filling

    Oniony Potato Filling

    This is a large recipe, suitable if you are making 3-4 dozen Blintzes, I would guess. My mother would often make larger batches of this filling with 5 pounds of potatoes and 3 pounds of onions. It is dense. Very dense. Peel and dice 1¼ pounds yellow or white onions In a large skillet, heat […]

  • Blintzes

    Blintzes

    While this might sound like a big production, in fact you can throw these together pretty quickly once you’ve done it a couple times. The entire process consists of these steps: make the filling(s), make the batter, cook the blintz wrappers, form the blintzes, cook them, eat them. I prefer to make the filling first […]

  • Fresh Herb Kuku

    Fresh Herb Kuku

    Preheat oven to 400º F. Wash and dry the following fresh herbs. 1 bunch scallions 2 bunches fresh parsley 2 bunches fresh cilantro 2 bunches fresh dill For the parsley, discard the stems and keep the leaves. For the cilantro, trim away the bottom part of the bunches, keeping the remaining stems. For the dill, […]

  • Flourless Orange and Almond Cake

    This recipe can make either an 8-inch or 10-inch pan. Whichever you use, make sure it is at least 1½ inches high. Simmer, covered thoroughly in water for 2 hours: 2 navel oranges Alternatively, place them in a 6-quart pressure cooker with enough water to cover (even if you have to hold them down to […]

  • Farfalle with Wild Mushrooms

    Makes 2 servings 1 whole head of garlic 4 plum tomatoes ¼ cup dried porcini (scant ½ ounce) ½ pound assorted fresh mushrooms such as shiitakes and chanterelles ¼ cup olive oil 1 large shallot 2 tablespoons Marsala ½ pound farfalle 1½ tablespoon butter ½ cup shaved parmesan 6 fresh basil leaves Preheat the oven […]

  • Fettuccine with Grated Beets and Cheese

    In a large heavy saucepan, over a high heat, toast 3 tablespoons poppy seeds stirring until they smell slightly nutty. It takes about 2 minutes. Remove from pan and set aside. Add 5 tablespoons unsalted butter to the same pan and cook over moderate heat until the butter starts to brown, about 5 minutes. Stir […]

  • Ricotta and Coffee Cream

    Put 1½ pounds fresh ricotta ⅔ cup sugar 5 TBL dark rum ½ cup plus 2 TBL very strong espresso coffee, cooled in the food processor and process to a creamy consistency. Pour the mixture into six individual glass dessert dishes and store in the refrigerator overnight. Just before serving you may optionally garnish each […]

  • Cabbage and Ginger Slaw

    Makes 8 to 12 servings, depending on your guests Adapted from Sunset Recipe Annual, 1996 Edition

  • Pasta with Caramelized Onions and Cabbage

    Heat in a large heavy skillet ¼ cup olive oil over medium-low heat. Add 2 large onions, cut into ¼-inch slices, broken into rings Salt and pepper Saute until soft and caramelized, about 30 minutes. Do not try to rush this step. Add 4 large cloves garlic, minced 6 cups thinly sliced cabbage 2 tablespoons […]

  • Cold Borscht (for 40)

    The perfect thing for a hot summer night. Normal people will probably want to cut this in half or freeze some of: it freezes really well. Peel and dice 3½ lbs of beets (to make 8 cups). Bring to simmer in pot with 8 cups water, ½ onion finely grated, 2-3 cloves garlic run through […]