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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Here’s a lovely dish for Saint Patrick’s Day and Irish Soda Bread would make a classic accompaniment…perhaps spread with a bit of Kerrygold butter? For dessert, some Chocolate-Guinness Brownies will continue the theme of rich dark flavors—just replace the water in the recipe with Guinness.
Beef and Guinness Pie
For the Filling/Stew
1 ounce (a bit more than … Read more
My problem with low carb pizzas are the crusts—my sweetie is a very skilled baker and there’s just no way to duplicate his outstanding pizza crusts. So here’s a savory frittata that skips the crust entirely, but still hits all the right pizza notes: ground beef seasoned with Italian herbs, spicy Italian sausage, gooey melted mozzarella, feta for a bit … Read more
My uncle Johnny came from a large Italian family in New York City. After World War II, he ended up in San Francisco, where he met and married my mother’s sister. I learned all my best Italian recipes from him, and this might be my favorite because it’s so easy … and, of course, delicious.
Uncle Johnny’s Lasagne
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Savory Broccoli-Goat Cheese Bread Pudding
6-7 ounces stale hearty whole grain bread, cut into 1-inch slices
3 large garlic cloves, 1 cut in half
2 teaspoons fresh thyme (or 1 teaspoon dried)
3-4 ounces mozzarella cheese, shredded
1 ounce parmesan, shredded
1/2 pound broccoli crowns (or 7 oz. frozen, thawed, broccoli crowns)
4 large eggs
1-1/2 cups pasture-raised … Read more