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Classic Rye Bread with Caraway Seeds. Rye Sandwich Bread/Photo by Donna Turner Ruhlman What has surprised me most about all my breads using non-wheat grains is how richly flavored they are.

Classic Rye Bread with Caraway Seeds

Far more than anything you can find at the grocery store. And they all feel so satisfying to eat, the intriguing flavors and the solid bite they give. Here is a classic, deli-style rye that would be perfect for some homemade corned beef or pastrami. But you don’t need much to enjoy this bread. The Best No-Knead Pizza Dough Ever! There’s nothing worse than a slice of really mediocre pizza.

The Best No-Knead Pizza Dough Ever!

I view that as such a waste. When I want to indulge in something full of cheese and carbs, I want it to be worth it! Pizza dough should be crisp yet chewy yet light and full of flavor and unfortunately that’s rarely what you get at most restaurants or chain pizza shops. Recipes for Health - Spicy Stir-Fried Tofu With Bok Choy or Baby Broccoli. Pasta Carbonara. I’ve been following with interest Mark Bittman’s Opinion pieces about the state of America’s food landscape.

Pasta Carbonara

His latest piece calls out the USDA’s sin of omission: in telling Americans what to eat more of, the agency carelessly glosses over the types of food that people should be eating less of. As eloquent as Bittman’s piece is, what really got me thinking were the commenters to the article. In particular, I was struck by the predicament that many dual-income and single-parent households seemed to face: A genuine desire to incorporate more home-cooked meals into their diet, but, for one reason or another, find it hard to sustain a change like this in the long-term.

It got me wondering, is it really that impossible? Wouldn’t just one homecooked meal a week make a difference to a diet accustomed to frozen foods reheated in the microwave? Actually, I know it pretty well. Nostalgia aside, in truth, the magic ingredient that took the edge off weeknight cooking was Pasta. Spaghetti alla Carbonara Recipe. My introduction to spaghetti alla carbonara was nothing less than ignoble.

Spaghetti alla Carbonara Recipe

In the early ’90s, I encountered the recipe in a low-fat, low-cholesterol cookbook I had borrowed from my friend Diane, a stick-thin Stairmaster mistress. Diane, who has an impeccable palate, nonetheless wanted slim-down versions of her favorite dishes during the week so that she could splurge on the real thing during weekends. The recipe—which in its unadulterated form is rich with eggs, pancetta, grated cheese, and plenty of freshly ground pepper—was an anemic version of itself. The final dish was a concoction of egg substitute, artificial bacon bits and low-fat grated cheese.

After a few bites, I decided to steer clear of the dish—and the book. Five years later, on a trip to Italy, several friends and I were dining at Vecchia Roma, on the Piazza Campitelli in Rome, and there on the menu was spaghetti alla carbonara. Chicken Stock Using Carcass Recipe - - 171834. Lentil Stew with Sausage Recipe. L&N's shrimp and grits, Buck's oysters Rockefeller offer twists. Curried Lentil Soup: Recipe. How To Make Salt Cod Basque Style Recipe (Fish)

Salt Cod Basque Style Recipe.

How To Make Salt Cod Basque Style Recipe (Fish)

A very tasty fish stew. Great served with plenty of crusty bread. Also can be used as an appetizer or starter. Sample our Salt Cod Basque Style recipe. View Ingredients In: 500 g salt cod, soaked overnight4 tbsp olive oil4 cloves garlic, cut into slivers for the tomato sauce:2 eggs, beaten together1 onion, chopped2 cloves garlic, chopped1 red pepper, deseeded & chopped2 tsp paprika4 tomatoes, skinned, deseeded & chopped100 ml fine sherry1 bay leaf1 tbsp vinegar freshly ground black pepper1 medium sized pan1 slotted spoon1 serving plate1 mixing spoon1 chopping board.

Chicken Paprikash. Hungarian Beef Goulash. iGoogle. Tennessee Meatloaf: a Parton Family Favorite Recipe : Poached Eggs in Tomato Sauce with Chickpeas and Feta Recipe at Epicurious. White Bean and Chicken Chili Recipe : Giada De Laurentiis. Caraway Soda Bread Recipe. Ingredients 3 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour (1 pound)1 Tbsp sugar1 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon baking soda2 teaspoons caraway seeds4 Tbsp butter (1/2 stick) room temp1 1/2 cups buttermilk* *If necessary, you can substitute buttermilk with a half cup of plain yogurt mixed in with a cup of plain milk and a tablespoon of white vinegar.

Caraway Soda Bread Recipe

Method 1 Preheat oven to 450°F. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, sugar, salt, baking soda, and caraway seeds. Anadama Bread Recipe. Have you ever had Anadama bread?

Anadama Bread Recipe

It’s a traditional dark yeast bread from New England. Please welcome Hank Shaw as he shares the recipe for this delicious loaf he made for us the other day. ~Elise My mum was never much of a baker, but she used to tell us about a bread she loved back at home on the North Shore of Massachusetts called, oddly, anadama bread. Apparently the old tale is that Anna was a fisherman’s wife who fed her beau little more than cornmeal porridge sweetened with molasses. Obviously this is an apocryphal story, but the bread – based on cornmeal and molasses – dates back to Cape Ann, Massachusetts, in the early part of the 20th century.

Anadama bread also freezes well, which is why this recipe makes two loaves. The dough is very sticky and is not kneadable; just spoon it into the loaf pans. Ingredients. Fava Bean Soup Recipe : Anne Burrell. Chipotle Lime Bacon-Wrapped Grilled Shrimp Recipe. Method 1 Mix together in a small bowl the lime zest, lime juice, olive oil, and chipotle powder.

Chipotle Lime Bacon-Wrapped Grilled Shrimp Recipe

Put the shrimp in the lime chipotle mixture; make sure each piece is well coated. 2 Spread the bacon pieces out over several layers of paper towels on a microwave-safe plate. Cover with another layer of paper towel. Microwave on high until the bacon fat begins to melt but the bacon is still pliable, about 1 1/2 minutes. 3 Prepare grill on high, direct heat (if grilling) or preheat the oven to 450°F. 4 Working one at a time, wrap a half piece of microwaved bacon around each piece of shrimp. Baked Stuffed Jalapeños Recipe. Are you a risk taker?

Baked Stuffed Jalapeños Recipe

I think one has to be a bit adventurous to eat jalapeños. You never know if biting into one is going to yield that wonderful flavor and kick that is the basis for so much of Southwestern food, or if that one little bite will pack such a fiery punch that you’ll be running around the room mouth agape and tears in your eyes, begging for something to cool it all down. If you find that the pepper you’ve bit into is just too hot for your tongue, cool it off with sour cream, milk, or cream cheese.

That’s the trick, and the reason why cheese is so often paired with hot chiles. There’s something in the milk protein that lessens the impact of the capsaicin (the molecules that give chilies their heat). Salmon Fish Stew, Brazilian Style Recipe. Method 1 Mix together the marinade ingredients.

Salmon Fish Stew, Brazilian Style Recipe

Let the salmon marinate in this paste for at least 2 hours. The longer, the better. Tomatillo Chicken Stew Recipe. You can make this recipe with fresh tomatillos, or you can use canned chile verde tomatillo salsa as a substitute for the tomatillo sauce. Method 1 Make the tomatillo sauce. Remove the papery husks from the tomatillos and rinse well. White Bean and Ham Soup Recipe. White Chili Recipe. Method 1 Combine beans, chicken broth, garlic and half the onions in a large soup pot and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until beans are very soft, 3 hours or more. 7 Ways to Make Lentil Soup. Makes: 4 servings Time: About 45 minutes Lentils make soup making easy—they cook quickly and are incredibly tasty.

And unlike many lentil soups, which are so thick they put people off completely, this one is nicely balanced with some simple vegetables. The lentils break down a bit during the cooking to give the soup a hearty consistency, but you can purée it if you prefer. Sunny-Side-Up Eggs on Mustard-Creamed Spinach with Crispy Crumbs: Quick Recipes Recipe. Chicken Cutlets with Warm Green Olive and Shallot Vinaigrette: Quick Recipes Recipe. Pasta with Chickpeas and Charred Tomatoes: Quick Recipes Recipe. Honey-Roasted Onion Tart: Recipe. Fried-Egg Caesar with Sun-Dried Tomatoes and Prosciutto Breadsticks: Recipe. Rainbow Chopped Salad: Recipe. Roasted Beets and Citrus with Feta: Recipe. Winter Salad with Lemon-Yogurt Dressing: Recipe. Cocoa Brownies with Browned Butter and Walnuts: Recipe. German-Style Warm Potato Salad Recipe.

Nutritional information Serves 2 30 minutes or fewer This green bean-laced potato salad is hearty enough to serve as an entrée, but you could also pair it with grilled vegetarian sausages for a bigger meal. If you don't have white balsamic vinegar in your pantry, use any mild variety, such as white wine or rice vinegar. 8 oz. baby red potatoes, cut into 1- x ½-inch pieces 4 oz. green beans, cut into 2-inch pieces 3 Tbs. olive oil 3 green onions, white and pale-green parts chopped (¼ cup) 2 Tbs. white balsamic vinegar 2 Tbs. chopped fresh parsley 1 Tbs. chopped fresh tarragon or dill 4 cups loosely packed baby spinach leaves 1. 2. 3.

February 2010 p.29. Rigatoni Puttanesca with Veggie Meatballs Recipe. Nutritional information. Indian Tea Sandwiches Recipe. Nutritional information. Portobello Pizza with Fresh Mozzarella Recipe. Quebec Recipes. Danish Recipes. Ecuadorean Quinoa And Vegetable Soup Recipe - - 101925. Recipe: No-Knead Bread.