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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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Polenta with Marinara and Meatballs

Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 large onions, chopped
  • 6 cloves garlic, minced
  • Six (28-ounce) cans crushed tomatoes
  • 1 cup dry white wine
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
  • Kathleen's Meatballs
  • 4 cups loosely packed fresh parsley leaves, chopped
  • 2 cups loosely packed fresh basil, chopped
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 8 cups fine yellow cornmeal (preferably Goya brand)
  • 4 cups freshly grated Locatelli cheese
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Bread Pudding 101

Ingredients
  • 9 ounces (about 1 loaf) day-old French bread, crusts removed, cut into 1 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup golden raisins
  • 1/2 cup dark raisins
  • Zest and juice of 1 lemon
  • Zest and juice of 1 orange
  • 8 large eggs
  • 4 cups heavy cream
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter, room temperature, for parchment paper
  • Whipped cream, for serving (optional)
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Perfect Spaghetti with Tomato Sauce

Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 pounds baby pear tomatoes (or cherry or vine-ripened tomatoes), or one 28-ounce can Italian plum tomatoes
  • 8 ounces thin, best-quality spaghetti
  • 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, cut into 1/8-inch-thick pieces
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red-pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil or parsley leaves, loosely packed and torn
  • Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, optional
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Benedetta's Tuscan Pot Roast

Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 strip lemon zest, minced
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 2 to 3 pounds beef rump roast, in one piece
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard, (optional)
  • 1/2 cup red wine, any variety
  • 2 to 4 tablespoons Homemade Chicken Stock Homemade Chicken Stock
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Lemon-and-Thyme Potato Gratin

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