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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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Avocado Mash

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Maryland Crab Cakes

Time:40 mins
Ingredients
  • 1 pound small-size fresh crabmeat, such as special or claw
  • 1 pound large-size fresh crabmeat, such as jumbo lump or backfin
  • 1/2 cup light mayonnaise
  • 1/2 cup fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • 1/4 cup fresh lemon juice (from 2 lemons), plus wedges, for serving
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon Old Bay Seasoning
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 cup fine saltine crumbs (from about 30 crackers)
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • Tartar Sauce
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Quinoa Salad with Cucumber

Ingredients
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 cup quinoa, rinsed
  • Coarse salt
  • 1 small shallot, finely chopped
  • 3 tablespoons champagne vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon red-pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup plus 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 small English cucumber, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced crosswise (1 cup)
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
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Butternut Squash Soup

Time:1 hour
Ingredients
  • 6 slices bacon, cut in half crosswise
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 sweet onion, such as Vidalia or Walla Walla, coarsely chopped (about 3 cups)
  • 2 1/2 pounds butternut squash, peeled, halved, seeded, and cut into 1-inch pieces (about 6 cups)
  • 3 sprigs thyme
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1 3/4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 3/4 cups water
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Turnip and Baby Spinach Salad with Warm Bacon Vinaigrette

Time:50 mins
Ingredients
  • 2 bunches baby turnips with greens (about 1 1/2 pounds), trimmed, greens reserved, turnips cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1/4 teaspoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 2 teaspoons sherry vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons grainy mustard
  • 4 cups baby spinach, washed well
  • 1 ounce bacon (about 2 slices), thinly sliced crosswise
  • 1 shallot, minced
  • 2 tablespoons pecans, toasted and coarsely chopped
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Shad Roe with Beets, Bacon, and Balsamic

Other Ideas:
Main course, Roe/Caviar
Ingredients
  • 4 medium red beets
  • 4 medium golden beets
  • 1 fennel bulb, sliced
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 apple, quartered
  • 6 sprigs fresh thyme
  • 2 fresh bay leaves
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1/2 cup plus 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 4 pieces shad roe
  • 8 slices thick-cut applewood smoked bacon
  • 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • Sea salt, for serving
  • 1/4 cup assorted coarsely chopped herbs, such as parsley, tarragon, and chives
  • 1 cup frisee
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
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