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…

Cooked Whole Barley

Cooked Whole Barley Recipe from Good Food, Great Medicine Makes about 3 cups 6 cups water 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup whole barley (not pearled) 1. Bring water to boil in 4-quart saucepan.  Add salt and barley.  Turn heat down to allow a slow boil and cook for 1 to 1.5 hours, at least. 2….

Barley Salad with Red Peppers and Corn

Barley Salad with Red Peppers and Corn Recipe from Good Food Great Medicine Serves about 4-6 This is one of those popular but unusual salads that go anywhere and wait patiently and taste best at room temperature. 3 Tablespoons lemon or lime juice or apple cider vinegar 2 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon freshly crushed garlic 1/2…

Buffalo Wings

Recipe from Alton Brown, Food Network Ingredients 12 whole chicken wings (about 3 pounds) 3 ounces (6 tablespoons) unsalted butter 1 small clove garlic, minced 1/4 cup hot sauce Kosher salt * I like to add a teaspoon of cayenne pepper to make them extra spicy Directions Place a 6-quart saucepan, with a steamer basket…

Creamy Dreamy Mashed Potatoes

Recipe from The Bride and Groom First and Forever Cookbook Kosher Salt 2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cut into 2-inch pieces 3/4 cup heavy cream 2 Tablespoons unsalted butter 1/4 cup milk, plus more as needed 1 cup (2 ounces) grated white cheddar cheese 2 teaspoons grated onion, plus more as needed (see…

Basic Baked Brown Rice

Basic Baked Brown Rice Recipe from Good Food, Great Medicine (Makes about 5-6 cups cooked brown rice) 4 cups water 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups brown basmati rice Preheat oven to 300 degrees. 1. Bring the water to a brisk boil in a heavy 2½-quart pot. Stir in salt and rice and bring back to…

Sweet and Spicy Green Beans

Sweet and Spicy Green Beans Recipe from All Recipes Ingredients 3/4 pound fresh green beans 2 Tablespoons soy sauce 1 clove garlic, minced 1 teaspoon garlic chili sauce 1 teaspoon honey 2 teaspoons spicy olive oil Directions Arrange a steamer basket in a pot over boiling water, and steam the green beans 3 to 4…