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Coq au Vin

Ingredients
  • 2 whole (3-pound) chickens
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
  • Fine sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup canola oil
  • 1 slice smoked bacon (optional), cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1 cup finely chopped carrot
  • 1 cup finely chopped onion
  • 4 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 6 ounces white button mushrooms, trimmed and chopped
  • 2 (750 mL) bottles red wine
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 cup brandy
  • 2 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 2 sprigs fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 1 bay leaf
  • Fresh Egg Noodles
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Coq au Vin

Ingredients
  • 6 large chicken legs with thighs, separated, skin on and knuckles removed
  • 1 large yellow onion, cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 1 large carrot, cut into 1/2-inch dice
  • 2 celery stalks, cut into medium dice
  • 1 head garlic, halved horizontally
  • 1 bottle red wine
  • 1 bouquet garni (parsley, thyme, bay leaf, and peppercorns wrapped in a leek and tied)
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 cups Veal Stock for Coq au Vin
  • 1 pint pearl onions, peeled
  • 1/2 pound smoked slab bacon, diced
  • 1 pound small white mushrooms
  • 3 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
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Coq Au Vin

Ingredients
  • 4 chicken thighs
  • 4 chicken legs
  • 2 cups full-bodied red wine, such as Cabernet Sauvignon
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 8 ounces slab bacon, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • Olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 8 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 10 white pearl onions, blanched and peeled
  • 1/2 pound small cremini mushrooms
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons Cognac
  • 5 fresh thyme sprigs
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 ounce chicken liver, coarsely chopped
  • Mashed potatoes, for serving (optional)
  • Flat-leaf parsley, for garnish
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Frisee Salad with Lardons and Poached Eggs

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Hollandaise Sauce

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Hollandaise Sauce

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Choucroute Garni

Ingredients
  • 5 or 6 pounds drained sauerkraut
  • 25 whole black peppercorns
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons coriander seeds
  • 5 whole cloves
  • 15 juniper berries
  • 6 fresh sprigs flat-leaf parsley
  • 4 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1/2 cup goose fat
  • 4 medium onions, sliced 1/8-inch thick
  • 1 1/2 cups Riesling or other dry white wine
  • 2 cups Homemade Chicken Stock, or canned low-sodium chicken broth, skimmed of fat
  • 1 slab (1 1/2 pounds) dry-salted bacon, rinsed and dried
  • 1 slab (1 1/2 pounds) smoked bacon
  • 2 dry-salted pig's knuckles, (about 1 1/2 pounds)
  • 1 pound smoked pork butt
  • 3 carrots, peeled
  • 1/4 cup finely minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 8 small red potatoes, peeled
  • 4 white veal sausages (weisswurst or bockwurst; about 4 ounces each)
  • 4 smoked country sausages (bauerwurst; about 4 ounces each)
  • 4 knackwurst sausages (about 4 ounces each)
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Classic Julia Child Boeuf Bourguignon

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Ricotta, Lemon, and Arugula Quiche

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Chestnut Cake with Chocolate-Armagnac Glaze

Ingredients
  • Vegetable-oil cooking spray
  • 2 cups cake flour (not self-rising), plus more for dusting
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 vanilla bean, halved lengthwise
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 sticks (16 tablespoons) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 4 large eggs, separated, plus 1 large egg white
  • 1 cup Chestnut Puree
  • 1/4 cup whole milk
  • Armagnac Simple Syrup
  • Chestnut Pastry Cream
  • Whipped Bittersweet Ganache Frosting
  • Chocolate-Armagnac Glaze
  • Roasted peeled chestnuts (optional), for garnish
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