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Best recipes of 2006

  • Recipe: Arabic coffee pot de creme

    Recipe: Arabic coffee pot de creme

    Total time: 1 hour, 20 minutes, plus 1 hour steeping time and several hours chilling time Servings: 8 Note: You will need eight (4-ounce) espresso cups or ramekins. 1 cup espresso beans 2 tablespoons whole green cardamom 2 cups heavy cream 1 1/2 cups whole milk 6 egg yolks 3/4 cup sugar 2 tablespoons...

  • Recipe: Monkfish and clams with chorizo

    Recipe: Monkfish and clams with chorizo

    Total time: 1 1/2 hours Servings: 6 Note: The best sausage to use for this is the semi-cured Spanish chorizo available locally as chistora, though any other Spanish chorizo will suffice. Mexican chorizo is not a substitute. 1/2 pound small potatoes, cut in bite-size pieces 2 tablespoons olive oil...

  • Recipe: Really the best-ever mac 'n' cheese

    Recipe: Really the best-ever mac 'n' cheese

    Total time: 1 hour, 10 minutes Servings: 12 to 16 Note: Use large shells such as chiocciole or conchiglie, or large elbow macaroni. 1/2 cup panko bread crumbs 1 teaspoon melted butter 1/2 cup (1 stick) butter 1/2 cup flour 5 cups milk 1/2 teaspoon dry mustard 1/4 teaspoon white pepper 1/4 teaspoon...

  • Recipe: Torsh kebab

    Recipe: Torsh kebab

    Total time: 30 minutes plus overnight marinating Servings: 6 Note: The rich marinade is made with ground walnuts and pomegranate molasses (rob-e anar, dibs rumman), available in Middle Eastern markets. 1 onion 1 (3-pound) piece of beef fillet 1 cup pomegranate juice or 1/2 cup pomegranate molasses...

  • Recipe: Grits with leek and shiitakes

    Recipe: Grits with leek and shiitakes

    Total time: About 1 1/2 hours Servings: 6 to 8 Note:Anson Mills grits are available at certain specialty stores, and online at www.ansonmills.com. Store them in the refrigerator. They take longer to simmer than the bland kind that come in the round carton -- anything from half an hour up to 2 hours....

  • Recipe: Open-face Manchego and fig sandwich

    Recipe: Open-face Manchego and fig sandwich

    Total time: 1 hour Servings: 4 Note: Donna Deane was inspired by specialties of France, Spain and Denmark while developing ideas for an article on open-faced sandwiches. Here she combines Manchego, the Spanish cheese, now widely available, with our local Mission figs for a summery treat. 1/4 cup...

  • Recipe: Coffee-infused duck breast with French lentil salad

    Recipe: Coffee-infused duck breast with French lentil salad

    Total time: 1 hour, 10 minutes, plus 24 hours standing time Servings: 6 Note: The duck recipe is from "Aquavit" by Marcus Samuelsson. For the duck, you can buy duck breasts or a whole duck and cut it up yourself. The rest of the duck can be reserved for another use. Coffee-infused duck breast 3...

  • Recipe: Bruschetta with burrata and radicchio marmalade

    Recipe: Bruschetta with burrata and radicchio marmalade

    Total time: 20 minutes Servings: 8 1 pound radicchio, preferably Treviso 4 tablespoons olive oil, divided 5 whole garlic cloves, peeled 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar 1 baguette 1/2 pound burrata Freshly ground black pepper 1. Trim ends, then cut each head of radicchio into lengthwise...

  • Recipe: Roast Chicken with Truffles and Truffle Butter

    Recipe: Roast Chicken with Truffles and Truffle Butter

    Total time: 1 hour, 10 minutes, plus overnight refrigeration Servings: 4 1 Free-range chicken, 3 3/4 to 4 pounds 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 (1- to 1 1/2-ounce) truffle 1 cup chicken stock 2 tablespoons truffle butter 1. The night before, wash and thoroughly dry the chicken. Lightly salt the cavity...

  • Recipe: Potato pancakes with apple-onion jam and horseradish creme fraiche

    Recipe: Potato pancakes with apple-onion jam and horseradish creme fraiche

    Total time: About 1 1/2 hours, plus cooling time Servings: 14 pancakes 1/2 cup creme fraiche 1 tablespoon freshly grated horseradish 1 small yellow onion, peeled, quartered and sliced very thinly 1 1/4 cups apple cider, divided 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 4 allspice berries 1/2 small jalapeno,...

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