cast iron skillet pizza

from Bon Appetit. ingredients 1 lb pizza dough cornmeal flour sugar salt 2-3 oz marinara sauce 2-3 cups grated mozzarella cheese honey chile flakes water fresh basil leaves optional: 4 oz mushrooms, sliced method Preheat the oven to 525˚—or as hot as it’ll go. (Don’t broil it, though, as that would burn the cheese in…

butternut squash farro risotto

adapted from Wegmans. ingredients 1/2 tsp Tuscan seasoning 4 Tbsp olive oil, divided 20 oz cleaned butternut squash, cut into 1″ cubes salt and pepper to taste 6 cups vegetable broth, divided 1/2 cup onion, finely minced 8 oz farro 1 Tbsp unsalted butter 2 Tbsp parmesan, plus more for garnish toasted pumpkin seeds, for…

black bean taquitos

adapted from Budget Bytes. ingredients 4 oz cream cheese (room temperature) 15 oz can black beans 4 oz can diced green chiles hot sauce to taste 1/2 packet Ranch dressing mix 15- 6 inch corn tortillas oil spray (for oven cooking) or 3 Tbsp vegetable oil (for stovetop cooking) method Rinse and drain the black beans. Add the cream cheese, black beans, green…

peppermint brownies

from Fine cooking. ingredients 10 oz (2-1/2 sticks) unsalted butter; more for greasing the pan 10 oz unsweetened chocolate 2 tsp peppermint tea leaves (from about 2-tea bags) 2 cups granulated sugar (I used ~1.5 cups) 4 large eggs 2 tsp peppermint extract 1/4 tsp kosher salt 4-1/2 oz (1 cup) all-purpose flour 2 oz…

za’atar tofu with yogurt sauce

adapted from Rabbit and Wolves. ingredients TOFU 1 block extra firm tofu 1 Tbsp olive oil 1 Tbsp za’atar 1/4 tsp kosher salt 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper YOGURT SAUCE 5 oz plain Greek yogurt 2 Tbsp chives, finely chopped 2 Tbsp parsley, chopped 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp honey or agave Juice of 1/2 a lemon Pinch of Salt and Pepper method Make the yogurt sauce by mixing all ingredients in a small bowl….

mississippi slow cooked jack fruit

adapted from New York Times. ingredients 3- 15 oz cans young green jackfruit in water, drained and rinsed 2 oz (1/2 stick) butter 1 packet Ranch dressing mix 1 packet onion soup mix 12 pepperoncini vegetable stock, as needed method Put all ingredients in a crock pot on low and cook for 5-6 hours. Check…

herby barley salad with butter-basted mushrooms

adapted from Bon Appetit. ingredients 1 cup hulled, Hull-less, or pearl barley Kosher salt 2 shallots, thinly sliced into rings 1/3 cup vegetable oil 2 Tbsp olive oil 8 oz mushrooms (such as maitake, chanterelle, and/or oyster), torn into large pieces Freshly ground black pepper 2 sprigs thyme 2 garlic cloves, crushed 3 Tbsp unsalted…

farro risotto with spinach-basil pesto and sweet potato

adapted from Blue Apron. ingredients 3 oz Baby Spinach 2 cloves Garlic, minced 1 bunch Basil, stemmed 1 Onion, diced 1 Sweet Potato, diced 3/4 cup Farro 1 cup Vegetable Broth ¼ cup Grated Parmesan Cheese 1 Tbsp Butter 1 lemon, quartered method Heat a medium pot of salted water to boiling on high. Once the pot of water is boiling, add the basil and spinach….