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  • Recipe: Loaded meatballs

    Recipe: Loaded meatballs

    Total time: 1 hour Servings: 6 Note: Adapted from "Our Man in the Kitchen" by Hyman Goldberg. The meatballs are best made one day before serving; this allows the flavors to develop. Serve the meatballs warmed with the sauce or on a toasted hoagie roll. Meatballs 1 1/2 pounds ground beef 1 egg,...

  • Recipe: Ojai Valley Inn's apple-wood-smoked bacon and farm-fresh egg risotto

    Recipe: Ojai Valley Inn's apple-wood-smoked bacon and farm-fresh egg risotto

    Dear SOS: Four of us recently went to the Ojai Valley Inn and had the best risotto! It was a bacon and egg risotto and had an egg yolk on top, which you broke open over the risotto before digging in. It was so good we all wanted more and could have licked the plate clean! If chef Jamie West would...

  • Recipe: Risotto with sugar snap peas and prosciutto

    Recipe: Risotto with sugar snap peas and prosciutto

    Total time: 45 minutes Servings: 8 5 cups chicken stock 5 cups water 4 tablespoons butter, divided 1/4 pound sliced prosciutto, cut in 1/4 -inch-wide strips 2/3 cup minced onions 1 (1-pound) box or 2 1/3 cups short-grain rice, preferably Arborio, Carnaroli or Vialone Nano Salt 3/4 pound sugar snap...

  • Recipe: Pork schnitzel

    Recipe: Pork schnitzel

    Total time: 45 minutes Servings: 6 6 (2- to 3-ounce) pork loin cutlets Salt 1 cup flour 2 eggs 2 tablespoons milk 4 cups fine, dry bread crumbs 1/4 cup oil 2 tablespoons butter Lemon 1. Heat the oven to 300 degrees. Trim any fat or sinew from the rim of the cutlets. One at a time, flatten the cutlets:...

  • Recipe: Roast pork with garlic and rosemary

    Recipe: Roast pork with garlic and rosemary

    Total time: 3 hours, 40 minutes, plus 10 hours chilling Servings: 12 to 14 About 10-12 cloves garlic 2 tablespoons chopped rosemary 1 cup white wine 2 tablespoons salt 1 (8-pound) leg of pork 1. Combine the garlic, rosemary, wine and salt in a food processor and puree to form a thin paste. 2. Pat...

  • Recipe: Ham with red grapefruit glaze

    Recipe: Ham with red grapefruit glaze

    Active work time: 25 minutes Total preparation time: 4 hours 10 minutes plus 8 hours marinating 1 cup red grapefruit juice 1 tablespoon light brown sugar 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons orange liqueur 1/8 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons butter 1 fully cooked bone-in whole ham, about 20 pounds...

  • Recipe: Braised beef with turnips and onions

    Recipe: Braised beef with turnips and onions

      Total time: About 1 hour, 40 minutes, plus 4 hours roasting time, plus 24 hours marinating time Servings: 8 to 10 Note: Adapted from "The Cafe Boulud Cookbook" by Daniel Boulud 1 (4- to 5-pound) brisket 2 cups white wine 1/2 cup packed light brown sugar 10 cloves garlic, peeled and crushed 4...

  • Recipe: Friday night brisket

    Recipe: Friday night brisket

      Total time: 5 hours and 25 minutes, plus cooling time Servings: 8 to 10 Note: Adapted from Joan Nathan's "Jewish Holiday Cookbook." Bottled chile sauce such as Heinz Chili Sauce is widely available. 1 (4- to 5-pound) brisket 2 (1-ounce) packets onion soup mix 1 1/2 cups chile sauce 6 cloves garlic...

  • Recipe: Pot-roasted lamb with fennel and potatoes

    Recipe: Pot-roasted lamb with fennel and potatoes

    Total time: About 2 hours Servings: 8 to 12 1 (4 1/2 -to 5 1/2-pound) boneless leg of lamb Coarse-grained salt Freshly ground black pepper 2 fennel bulbs 1/4 cup olive oil 1 onion, cut into 1/2 -inch dice 4 cloves garlic, sliced thinly crosswise 1 pound small potatoes 1 cup white wine 3 tablespoons...

  • Recipe: Roast leg of lamb with rosemary, garlic and anchovies

    Recipe: Roast leg of lamb with rosemary, garlic and anchovies

    Total time: 2 1/2 to 3 hours Servings: 8 to 12 Note: Bone-in lamb legs are available at most major supermarkets and butcher shops. Call ahead to request that the hip bone be removed and to have the tip of the leg meat removed from the bone, or "frenched." 6 cloves garlic 7 (3- to 4-inch) sprigs...

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