Shawarma

From The New York Times This recipe is for chicken shawarma, but I’m sure the marinade would work with beef or lamb. 2 lemons, juiced (plus more for white sauce) ½ cup plus 1 tablespoon olive oil 6 cloves garlic, peeled, smashed and minced 1 teaspoon kosher salt 2 teaspoons freshly ground black pepper 2 […]

Custardy Apple Squares

By Dorie Greenspan 3 medium juicy, sweet apples, such as Gala or Fuji, peeled 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking powder 2 large eggs, at room temperature 1/3 cup sugar Pinch of fine sea salt 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 6 tablespoons whole milk, at room temperature 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted and cooled […]

Lentil Soup with Sausage and Kale

Adapted from Smitten Kitchen 1/2 cup olive oil, divided 2-3 large links of sweet Italian sausage, casings removed 1 medium onion, diced 2 celery stalks, sliced or diced 2 medium carrots, peeled and sliced into half-moons or diced 4 cloves garlic, sliced (reserve half for later in recipe) Kosher salt A pinch of crushed red […]

Vegetarian Chili

2 T oil 1 large onion, chopped 1 red bell pepper, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 seeded & minced serrano pepper (or a spoonful of chili sauce, or a dash of red pepper flakes) 1 medium delicata squash, seeded and cut into small dice (or 1 med zucchini or 2 cups diced butternut squash) 2 cups fresh or frozen […]

Easy Flaky Biscuits

3 cups flour 3/4 tsp cream of tartar 4 1/2 tsp baking powder 2 1/2 tsp sugar 3/4 cup coconut oil (or shortening) 1 cup milk 1 egg, beaten 1/2 tsp salt Preheat oven to 400F.  Sift dry ingredients together then cut in coconut oil.  Add milk and egg (you will need to use your […]

Lemon Bars

From Ina Garten For the crust: 1/2 pound unsalted butter, at room temperature 1/2 cup granulated sugar 2 cups flour 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt For the filling: 6 extra-large eggs at room temperature 3 cups granulated sugar 1 tablespoon grated lemon zest 1 cup freshly squeezed lemon juice 1 cup flour Confectioners’ sugar, for dusting […]