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Smothered Shrimp and Andouille over Stone-Ground Grits

Ingredients
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 pounds large (21-25 count) head-on shrimp, peeled and deveined (heads and shells reserved for making stock)
  • 1 tablespoon sweet paprika
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 6 ounces andouille or other smoked sausage, cut into small dice (about 1 cup)
  • 1 cup diced onions (small dice)
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons minced shallot
  • 1 tablespoon minced green onion bottoms (white part)
  • 2 cups chopped vine-ripened tomatoes
  • 1 cup Shrimp Stock, chicken stock, or vegetable stock
  • 1/3 cup sour cream
  • 2 tablespoons minced green onion tops (green part)
  • Creamy Stone-Ground Grits
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
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Frankie's Meatballs

Ingredients
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 pound ground pork
  • 1 1/2 cloves garlic
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 cup freshly grated Pecorino Romano cheese
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped fresh Italian parsley
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 2 cups plain dry bread crumbs
  • 2 cups water, room temperature
  • 1 cup olive oil
  • Cooked Pasta, (optional)
  • Rao's Marinara Sauce
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Shrimp with Bacon and Collards

Time:40 mins
Ingredients
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 cup long-grain white rice
  • 4 slices bacon, thinly sliced crosswise
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced medium
  • 1 can (28 ounces) diced tomatoes
  • 1 bunch collard greens, center ribs removed, leaves sliced crosswise
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined
  • Hot-pepper sauce, such as Tabasco, for serving
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Fried Green Tomatoes

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Snow Pea-Sesame Meatloaf

Time:1 hour
Ingredients
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced medium (3/4 cup)
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 1/3 cups snow peas, sliced 1/2 inch thick
  • 1 celery stalk, diced medium (1/2 cup)
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons minced peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 1/2 pounds ground pork or turkey
  • 6 scallion greens, sliced (1 cup)
  • 1 to 2 slices white sandwich bread, diced medium (1 cup)
  • 1 large egg
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Flaky Pie Dough

Other Ideas:
Easy recipes, Pastry doughs
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Chicken and Rice with Corn and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Time:1 hour 10 mins
Ingredients
  • 1 whole chicken (3 to 4 pounds), cut into 10 pieces
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, diced medium
  • 2 garlic cloves, roughly chopped
  • 1 small green bell pepper, diced medium
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 1/2 cups long-grain white rice
  • 3 cups frozen corn (from a 16-ounce bag)
  • 1 cup sun-dried tomatoes, cut into strips
  • 2 1/2 cups low-sodium chicken broth or water
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Beef Ragu with Pasta

Ingredients
  • 1 beef rump roast (about 3 pounds)
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 3 medium onions, halved lengthwise, then cut crosswise into 1/4-inch-thick slices
  • 5 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 1 pound cremini mushrooms, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices
  • 3 tablespoons fresh oregano leaves
  • 1 can (28 ounces) whole peeled plum tomatoes with juice
  • 2 cups dry red wine
  • 1/2 teaspoon red-pepper flakes
  • 1 pound penne or other tubular pasta
  • Shaved Parmesan cheese, for garnish
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Maple-Thyme Biscuits

Other Ideas:
Bread course, Maple syrup, Thyme
Ingredients
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 3 sprigs fresh thyme, plus 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for kneading
  • 4 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 heaping teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch pieces, chilled
  • 1 1/4 cup buttermilk, well shaken
  • Butter, for serving
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Thanksgiving-Leftovers Shepherd's Pie

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