Category: Sides

Rice Cooker Rice Pilaf

  Summary: Garlic rice pilaf you can make in a rice cooker! Ingredients 1 cup long-grain rice 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 cup chicken broth 1 cup dry white wine 2 tbsp butter salt & pepper to taste Instructions Place butter, garlic, and rice in your rice cooker and switch to “cook.” When butter is …

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Savory Glazed Carrots

  Ingredients 1/2 cup chicken broth 1/2 cup water 2 tbsp unsalted butter 2 tbsp light brown sugar 1 tsp cumin 1 tsp salt 1 1/2 lbs carrots (about 6 large), cut into coins 3/8″-1/2″ thick 2 tsp lemon juice 4 tsp minced fresh parsley salt and pepper Instructions Combine first 6 ingredients (through salt) …

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Bacon and Leek Risotto

Summary: This is the best risotto I’ve ever made! Ingredients 5 cups chicken stock 2 cups water 4 slices bacon, chopped 1 tbsp olive oil 4 lg leeks, thinly sliced 1/2 cup shallots, finely chopped 1 1/2 tbsp fresh thyme 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups Arborio rice 2 tbsp lemon juice 1 1/2 tbsp …

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Linguine with Garlicky Breadcrumbs

Summary: This recipe is perfect for weeknight dinners because it’s laughably simple. We especially like it with roasted asparagus or green beans. Ingredients 2/3 cup bread crumbs w/ Italian seasoning 1 1/2 tbsp + 1 1/2 tbsp olive oil 6 cloves garlic, minced 8 oz uncooked linguine 1/4 cup chopped parsley (optional) 2 tsp fresh …

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Tah Dig (Persian Rice)

Recipe: Tah Dig (Persian Rice) Ingredients 4 Cups Water 1 Cup Long Grain Rice (Basmati or other) 1/2 Cup Plain 2% Greek Yogurt 1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt 1/8 Teaspoon Crushed Saffron 1 1/2 Tablespoons Unsalted Butter 2 Teaspoons Vegtable Oil Instructions Bring water to boil. Reduce heat to medium high. Add rice. Cook rice for …

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Sesame Broccoli

Ingredients 12 oz broccoli florets 1 tbsp sesame seeds, toasted 1 tbsp dark sesame oil 1/4 tsp kosher salt 1/4 tsp pepper Instructions Add 1 inch water to a large saucepan. Set a vegetable steamer in the water. Bring to a boil over high heat. Add broccoli to steamer and steam, covered, 4 minutes or …

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Quinoa Salad with Asparagus, Dates, and Orange

Ingredients Salad: 1 teaspoon olive oil 1/2 cup finely chopped red onion 1 cup uncooked quinoa 2 cups water 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1 cup fresh orange sections (about 1 large orange) 1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted 5 dates, pitted and chopped 1/2 pound (2-inch) slices asparagus, steamed and chilled Dressing: 2 tablespoons fresh lemon …

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Artichoke and Goat Cheese Strata

Ingredients 1 tsp olive oil 1/2 cup shallots, finely chopped 10 oz frozen artichoke hearts, thawed 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 tsp dried herbes de Provençe 1 3/4 cups 1% milk 1/2 tsp black pepper 1/4 tsp salt 4 lg eggs 1 1/2 oz grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese 1/2 lb artisianal white bread, but into 1″ …

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Roasted Asparagus With Brown Butter

Ingredients 1 lb asparagus, trimmed 1 tbsp olive oil salt and pepper to taste 2 tbsp butter 2 tbsp Meyer lemon juice 1 1/2 tsp fresh thyme 1 tsp Meyer lemon zest Instructions Preheat oven to 450°. Place asparagus in a roasting pan; drizzle with oil. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Bake for 8 minutes …

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Mac & Cheese

Ingredients 3 slices bread torn into large pieces 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 1/2 ounce grated Parmesan cheese 1 pound elbow macaroni salt 4 tablespoons unsalted butter 5 tablespoons all purpose flour 3 cans (12 oz) evaporated milk 2 teaspoons hot pepper sauce 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon dry mustard 8 ounces shredded extra-sharp …

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