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Chicken Potpie with Puff Pastry

Ingredients
  • 1/3 pound Puff Pastry (Pate Feuilletee) Puff Pastry (Pate Feuilletee)
  • 5 tablespoons all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
  • 5 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 3 medium potatoes (about 1 pound), peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 3 medium carrots (about 12 ounces), peeled and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 12 ounces small cremini mushrooms, stems trimmed
  • 1/3 cup cognac
  • 2 cups Homemade Chicken Stock Homemade Chicken Stock
  • 1 cup milk
  • 5 cups Poached Whole Chicken Poached Whole Chicken, or Roasted Chicken
  • 1 cup shelled green peas
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 tablespoons fresh thyme, leaves
  • 3 teaspoons coarse salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 teaspoon water
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Light Chicken Parmesan

Time:35 mins
Ingredients
  • 2 slices whole-wheat sandwich bread, torn into pieces
  • 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 large egg white
  • 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast halves, (6 to 8 ounces each)
  • 3/4 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella (3 ounces)
  • 1 can (28 ounces) whole peeled tomatoes, in puree
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
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Creamy Mushroom Soup

Ingredients
  • 1 ounce each dried porcini, and dried morel mushrooms
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 onion, cut into 1/4-inch dice
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 1/2 pounds wild mushrooms, cleaned and coarsely chopped
  • 1/4 cup Madeira wine, or cognac
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley, for garnish
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
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Rice Pudding

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Lighter Beef Tacos

Time:20 mins
Ingredients
  • 1 teaspoon vegetable oil, such as safflower
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 bell peppers (ribs and seeds removed), chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 3/4 pound ground beef sirloin
  • 12 soft corn tortillas (6-inch)
  • Store-bought salsa and shredded iceberg lettuce, for serving
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Glazed Pork Chops with Smashed Potatoes and Stewed Green Beans

Time:30 mins
Ingredients
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 medium red onion, diced
  • 2 celery stalks, halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 package (10 ounces) frozen green beans
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes, in juice
  • 1 1/2 pounds red new potatoes, scrubbed well and quartered
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 cup whole milk
  • 4 bone-in pork chops (about 9 ounces each)
  • 1/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
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Fresh Rigatoni with Bolognese Sauce

Ingredients
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 small carrot, peeled and grated (about 3/4 cup)
  • 1 rib celery, finely chopped (about 1/2 cup)
  • 1 large red onion, finely chopped
  • 1/3 pound ground beef
  • 1/4 pound ground pork
  • 2 cups canned peeled whole tomatoes
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream, (optional)
  • 1 pound fresh rigatoni
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Irish Beef and Stout Stew

Time:3 hours
Ingredients
  • 4 pounds beef chuck, cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 cans (6 ounces each) tomato paste
  • 2 1/2 pounds new potatoes, scrubbed
  • 2 medium onions, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 cans (14 1/2 ounces each) reduced-sodium beef broth
  • 1 can (14.9 ounces) Irish stout beer
  • 10 garlic cloves, sliced
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 2 boxes (10 ounces each) frozen baby peas, thawed
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Arline's Matzo Ball Soup

Other Ideas:
Chicken, Jewish, Matzo, Soup course, Soups
Ingredients
  • 3 chicken-breast halves, bone in and skin on
  • 4 chicken drumsticks
  • 3 chicken thighs
  • 10 1/4 cups water
  • 4 stalks celery, halved crosswise
  • 3 large onions, halved
  • 4 carrots
  • 1 bunch fresh dill
  • 4 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 1 cup matzo meal
  • 1 teaspoon chopped fresh curly parsley
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
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Chicken Chili

Ingredients
  • 3 ancho chiles
  • 1 tablespoon cumin seeds
  • 2 cups Homemade Chicken Stock
  • 2 chipotle chiles in adobo sauce
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1 large onion, cut into 1/4-inch dice
  • 4 medium garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/2 pounds boneless skinless chicken thighs (from about 2 pounds), cut into 1-inch chunks
  • 1 tablespoon dried Mexican oregano
  • 2 teaspoons dried epazote
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground chipotle chiles
  • 3 fifteen-ounce cans kidney beans, drained
  • 1 fifteen-ounce can diced tomatoes
  • Freshly grated Monterey Jack cheese, for serving (optional)
  • Diced red onion, for serving (optional)
  • Fresh cilantro leaves, for serving (optional)
  • Sour cream, for serving (optional)
  • Diced avocado, for serving (optional)
  • John's Tortilla Strips, or tortilla chips, for serving (optional)
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