Super Apple Pie

Recipe from Alton Brown FOR THE CRUST 6 ounces unsalted butter, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 2 ounces vegetable shortening, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 5 to 7 tablespoons applejack or apple brandy (calvados) 12 ounces all-purpose flour, plus extra for dusting 1 teaspoon table salt 1 tablespoon granulated sugar FOR THE FILLING 4 1/2 pounds of…

Pie Crust

Recipe from Alton Brown Makes 1 pie crust. Ingredients 3 ounces (6 tablespoons) butter, chilled 1 ounce (2 tablespoons) lard or vegetable shortening, chilled 6 ounces (approximately 1 cup) all-purpose flour, plus extra for rolling dough 1/2 teaspoon table salt 1/4 cup ice water (or an aromatic liquor…Whiskey, Rum, Applejack) Approximately 32 ounces of dried beans,…

Pan Seared Pork Chops

Recipe by J. Kenji Lopez-Alt Found on Serious Eats INGREDIENTS 2 bone-in pork rib chops, preferably blade-end, 1 1/2 inches thick (12 to 16 ounces each) 2 tablespoons kosher salt 1 1/2 teaspoons sugar Freshly ground black pepper 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 tablespoons butter 1 medium shallot, thinly sliced 8 sprigs fresh thyme DIRECTIONS 1….

Lemon Chicken & Spaghetti Squash

Recipe found on Buzz Feed INGREDIENTS 1 spaghetti squash Olive oil Sea salt, to taste Black pepper, to taste 2 chicken breast, cut into 1-2 inch pieces (can be made with pre-cooked chicken in a pinch, but works best with raw chicken) For the sauce: 1 medium yellow onion, diced 4 cloves garlic, minced 3…

Make-Ahead Gravy

Recipe from New York Times Cooking INGREDIENTS 1 stick butter ½ cup chopped onion ½ cup flour Salt and pepper 4 to 5 cups rich stock, warmed Turkey drippings and giblets (optional) Nutritional Information PREPARATION Melt butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat, then add onions. Cook, stirring occasionally, until onions are translucent, about…

Good Eats Beef Stew

Recipe by Alton Brown Found on FoodNetwork.com Ingredients 1/4 cup tomato paste 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar 1 1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon paprika 1 1/2 teaspoons dried herbs, any combination of thyme, oregano and rosemary 3 pounds English-cut short ribs 1 tablespoon plus 1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided 1 large yellow onion, thinly…

Eggnog

Recipe from Alton Brown http://altonbrown.com/eggnog-recipe/ Ingredients: 12 large eggs (pasteurized if you need peace of mind) 1 pound sugar 1 pint half-n-half 1 pint whole milk 1 pint heavy cream 1 cup Jamaican rum 1 cup cognac 1 cup bourbon 1 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg (plus more for serving) 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt Instructions: See…

Pumpkin Marscapone Pie

Recipe by Sarah Patterson Scott Published in Bon Appetit, November 2007 Recipe found on Epicurious.com, and is available here INGREDIENTS Crust: I prefer Alton Brown’s Pie Crust recipe, found here. Filling: 1 cup canned pure pumpkin 1 cup (packed) golden brown sugar 2 large eggs 1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1…

Pancake Mix

Recipe by Alton Brown View full Recipe here Ingredients: Dry Pancake Mix 6 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking soda (check expiration date first) 3 teaspoons baking powder 1 tablespoon kosher salt 2 tablespoons sugar “Instant” Pancakes 2 eggs, separated 2 cups buttermilk 4 tablespoons melted butter 2 cups “Instant” Pancake Mix, recipe above…

Fudgy Brownie Bites

Recipe from Chasing Delicious Ingredients 8 ounces (2 sticks) unsalted butter, chopped 2 cups sugar 1 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 4 ounces 70% cocoa chocolate bar, chopped 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon pure vanilla extract 3 large eggs, cold 3/4 cup cake flour Instructions 1. Butter a mini muffin pan (with 36 muffin cups); preheat…

Chocolate Cut Out Sugar Cookies

Recipe from Brown Eyed Baker YIELD: about 3 dozen large cookies PREP: 1 hour 30 minutes COOK: 15 minutes TOTAL: 3 hours Chocolate sugar cookies are the perfect base for royal icing or a more casual slathering of buttercream. INGREDIENTS 6 cups all-purpose flour 1¼ cups Dutch-process cocoa powder 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups unsalted butter,…

Fudge

Recipe from Attainable Sustainable Ingredients 3 cups semisweet chocolate chips 1 cup butter 4-1/2 cups cane sugar 2 cups homemade marshmallow fluff or 1- 7 oz. jar marshmallow creme 1 -12 oz. can evaporated milk 2 tablespoons vanilla (Mexican vanilla is delicious with this recipe!) 1-2 cups chopped toasted nuts (optional) Directions Put chocolate chips,…