Pate Brisee

Pate brisee is the French version of classic pie or tart pastry. Pressing the dough into a disc rather than shaping it into a ball allows it to chill faster. This will also make the dough easier to roll out, and if you freeze it, it will thaw more quickly.

This has been my pie crust recipe for over 20

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Creamy Shiitake Pappardelle

Creamy Shiitake Pappardelle
Serves 3–4

1 pound pappardelle pasta
1 tablespoon kosher salt
1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, divided
4 slices (1/4 pound) bacon, diced
2 shallots, finely chopped (about 1/3 cup)
1 pound fresh shiitake mushrooms, sliced
(or Baby Bella, porcini, or chanterelle mushrooms)
Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
1 pint heavy cream, divided
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Turkey Enchiladas

This recipe is seriously delicious. It’s also great for using up leftover Thanksgiving turkey, and can also be made with chicken or pork. A vegetarian version can be made by replacing the meat with a mixture of 3 cups of corn, black beans, and cubes of potatoes, and of course using the raisins, green onions, cheese, and sour cream.

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Pork Stew with Red Wine and Olives

This stew is even better cooked a day or two ahead, giving the flavors time to meld. Making it in advance also gives the fat a chance to solidify, so it’s easy to remove before reheating.

Instant Pot Pork Stew With Red Wine and Olives
Yield: 4 to 6 servings

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Peach Tart

Peach Tart
Serves 4

1 sheet Dufour frozen all-butter puff pastry, thawed in refrigerator
3 organic peaches, cut into eighths (not soft-ripe, but not rock-hard)
1-1/2 tablespoons sugar
1-1/2 tablespoons Drillaud peach liqueur
1/2 cup (5 oz./155 g) Bonne Maman peach preserves

Preheat an oven to 400°F. Have ready a 10-inch square metal tart pan with a removable bottom.

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Sheet Pan Chicken and Brussels Sprouts (low carb)

Sheet pan dinner makes supper so easy!

Sheet Pan Chicken and Brussels Sprouts
Serves 2 // 868.6 calories, 65.7g fat, 12.4g net carbs, 54.4g protein

3 tablespoons unsalted Kerrygold butter, at room temperature
2 lemons, both zested (about 2 tablespoons), 1 cut into very thin rounds and 1 halved, seeds removed
1/2 cup flat-leaf parsley leaves and tender stems, finely Read more