recipe index


A listing of recipes posted to my blog.  Some basics of the recipe format:

 

Recipe CategoriesUnless otherwise noted:
Main Coursesc is cups
Sides + saladst is teaspoons
Condiments + ingredientsT is tablespoons
Breakfast + breadssalt is kosher
Cakespepper is freshly ground
Cookies + barsbutter is unsalted
Tarts + piesflour is all-purpose + unbleached
Puddingsbrown sugar is dark brown
Othervanilla is real (but i usually sub in dark rum)
Chocolatecocoa is valrhona (bulk whole foods)
Fruit-based disheschocolate is callebaut (bulk whole foods)
Ice cream +bacon is sweet rather than salty, (ie, whole foods maple cured or black forest)

 


Main courses

Beef-thyme stew with mushrooms and swiss chard

Beet ravioli with poppy seed butter

Best beef bourgignon ever

Bolognese sauce (2009)

Bolognese sauce (2004)

Braised pork ribs

Carbonara with asparagus and peas

Chicken cacciatore

Chicken enchiladas with tomatillos

Chicken in milk  (braised chicken with garlic, cinnamon, sage, and lemon)

Chicken in less than an hour  (baked chicken with maple syrup and mustard)

Chicken with crispy pancetta

Crispy pork  (carnitas)

Djej m’chermel  (chicken tagine with lemon and olives)

Dilled creamy chicken and rice stew

Fettuccine and eggplant in a tomato cream sauce

Hainanese chicken  (Chinese chicken and rice)

Honey-thyme glazed ham

Leftover chicken stew

Lime-marinated pork wraps

Pasta in a spinach-cream sauce

Pasta with bacon, onions, + tomatoes  (pasta all’amatriciana)

Pork and ricotta meatballs

Pork chops with a sage-port wine reduction

Pork chops with sour cherry sauce

Pork sparerib stew

Posole I

Posole II

Pulled pork

Rotini with ricotta and peppers

Sherry caramel-glazed sausages

Tomato paella

Tunisian aromatic fish soup with potatoes

Vegetable couscous

Vegetable tagine

Winter meatloaf

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Sides and salads

Bacon-scallion cornbread

Borani esfanaaj  (Persian spinach with yogurt)

Buttery cornbread

Cheddar-dill biscuits

Creamed peas

Green bean and tomato salad with dill

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Condiments and homemade ingredients

BBQ sauce

Caramel sauce

Chicken gravy

Dulce de leche  (definitive version)

Dulce de leche v1.0

Dulce de leche  (from boiling a can of condensed milk)

Homemade ricotta

Hot fudge

Lemon mascarpone cream

Oven roasted tomatoes

Parsley-basil pesto with sundried tomatoes

Spicy ketchup

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Breakfast and breads

Bacon-scallion cornbread

Bacon-cheddar-pear bread

Baked eggs with sundried tomatoes and thyme

Buttery cornbread

Cheddar-dill biscuits

Hide bread  (super-seedy scones)

Lemon-scented pull-apart bread

Overnight cinnamon buns

Parmesan basil zucchini muffins

Perfect pancakes

Popovers

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Cakes

Applesauce cake

Bananas Foster bundt cake

Basic chocolate cake

Berry buttermilk cake

Best chocolate cupcakes

Chocolate lemon icebox cake

Chocolate pound cake

Chocolate zucchini cupcakes

Double-apple spiced bundt cake

Elvis Presley’s favorite pound cake

Gâteau piège  (orange caramel cake)

Ginger cake with pears and caramel sauce

Gingerbread

Grandma’s birthday cake  (chocolate cake with whipped ganache and cherry compote)

Orange-scented banana layer cake

Orange-scented spice cake

Rum-soaked vanilla pound cake

Strawberry rhubarb courting cake

Strawberry streusel cake

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Cookies and bars

Alice Medrich’s cocoa brownies

Almost-linzer cookies

Best brownies

Brown butter shortbread cookies

Buckwheat cocoa nib cookies

Caramel-filled apple cider cookies

Chocolate chip oreo cookies

Chocolate chubbies

Chocolate hazelnut shortbread

Chocolate macaroons

Chocolate wafers

Gingersnaps

Grapefruit punitions

Honey shortbread

Lemon bars

Salted chocolate caramel cookies

Samoas  (graham-caramel-coconut cookies)

Snickerdoodle blondies

Spicy oatmeal cookies

Tea-flavored shortbread cookies

Thai tea shortbread

Thomas Keller Oreos (TKOs)

White chocolate lime cookies with dried cherries

Whole vanilla bean shortbread cookies

Whole wheat vanilla bean shortbread v2

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Tarts and pies

Apple strudel

Basic pie and pastry crust

Best cheesecake ever

Chocolate caramel walnut tart

Gingered pumpkin tart

Lemon bars

Rhubarb streusel pie

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Puddings

Autumn trifle with roasted apples, pears, and pumpkin-caramel sauce

Best chocolate pudding ever

Best shortcake ever

Brown sugar pudding

Butterscotch pudding

Indian pudding

Oatmeal shortcakes with spiced plums

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Other

Apple cider caramels

Caramels

Ginger doughnuts

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Chocolate

Alice Medrich’s cocoa brownies

Basic chocolate cake

Best brownies

Best chocolate cupcakes

Best chocolate pudding ever

Buckwheat cocoa nib cookies

Chocolate caramel walnut tart

Chocolate chip oreo cookies

Chocolate chubbies

Chocolate hazelnut shortbread

Chocolate lemon icebox cake

Chocolate pound cake

Chocolate wafers

Chocolate zucchini cupcakes

Grandma’s birthday cake  (chocolate cake with whipped ganache and cherry compote)

Hot fudge

Salted chocolate caramel cookies

Thomas Keller Oreos (TKOs)

 

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Fruit-based dishes

Apple strudel

Applesauce cake

Autumn trifle with roasted apples, pears, and pumpkin-caramel sauce

Bananas Foster bundt cake

Berry buttermilk cake

Best shortcake ever

Chocolate lemon icebox cake

Double-apple spiced bundt cake

Gâteau piège  (orange caramel cake)

Ginger cake with pears and caramel sauce

Lemon bars

Lemon granita

Lemon mascarpone cream

Oatmeal shortcakes with spiced plums

Orange-scented banana layer cake

Rhubarb streusel pie

Strawberry rhubarb courting cake

Strawberry streusel cake

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Ice cream, frozen yogurt, etc

Lemon granita

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