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How to Bake Bacon and Cheese Straws

Yields: 14 Preparation time: 20 mins + 30 mins (inactive) Cooking time: 25 mins Ingredients needed to make Bacon and Cheese Straws: One 13 oz puff pastry 3 ½ oz mature cheddar, grated 14 streaky bacon slices 1 tbsp English mustard All purpose flour, for dusting 1 egg, lightly beaten Freshly ground black pepper Cooking instructions for Bacon and Cheese Straws: Spread ... Read More »

How to Cook Rabanadas

Serves: 4-6 Preparation time:15 mins + 4 hours (inactive) Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Rabanadas: 1 medium sweet baguette 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder 3 large eggs ¼ tsp ground cinnamon ½ tsp vanilla extract ¾ cup condensed milk ½ cup granulated sugar ¼ tsp fine salt 6 tbsp whole milk Vegetable oil, for frying Cooking instructions for Rabanadas: ... Read More »

How to Cook Chilled Soup

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 10 mins + 30 mins (inactive) Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Chilled Soup: 1 lb 2 oz carrots, peeled and thinly sliced 1 handful green Gordal olives, pitted and halved 2 pink grapefruits, peeled and sliced 1 handful hazelnuts, crushed and toasted 1 fresh rosemary sprig 1 fresh thyme sprig 1 garlic clove, peeled ... Read More »

How to Cook Crispelle Di Riso

Yields: 48 servings Preparation time: 20 mins Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Crispelle Di Riso: For the rice fritters: 2 ½ cups Arborio rice, uncooked ¾ cup all purpose flour 2 eggs 7 ½ cups water ½ cup milk ½ tsp salt 1 tsp baking powder 1 cup sugar ½ tsp vanilla extract Vegetable oil, for deep frying ... Read More »

How to Cook Duck Confit Crepes with Cumberland Sauce

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 2 days Cooking time: 3 hours Ingredients needed to make Duck Confit Crepes with Cumberland Sauce: For the duck leg confit: 1 ½ lb duck legs ¼ tsp fresh thyme, chopped ½ tsp garlic, chopped 1 bay leaf 1 tsp sea salt ¼ tsp black peppercorns, cracked 4 cups vegetable oil For the crepes: 4 crepes, each ... Read More »

How to Cook Tre Formaggi Frittata

Serves: 6-8 Preparation time: 5 mins Cooking time: 35 mins Ingredients needed to make Tre Formaggi Frittata: 10 eggs 1 cup green onion, thinly sliced 3 garlic cloves, peeled and minced 3-4 links mild Italian sausages ¼ cup red bell pepper, diced ¼ cup parmesan cheese, shredded ¼ lb provolone cheese, diced 1/8 lb Asiago cheese, diced 1 tsp olive oil ... Read More »

How to Cook Sambar Vadas

Serves: 6 Preparation time: 30 mins + 1 hour (inactive) Cooking time: 1 hour Ingredients needed to make Sambar Vada: For the sambar: 7 oz yellow lentils 1 green chili, stemmed and chopped 1 onion, peeled and chopped 2 tomatoes, chopped 2 fresh curry leaves 2 sprigs fresh cilantro 5 tbsp tamarind water ½ tsp ground turmeric 1 tsp red chili ... Read More »

How to Make Bacon Cheeseburgers

Yields: 4 burgers Preparation time: 10 mins Cooking time: 30 mins Ingredients needed to make Bacon Cheeseburgers: For the burgers: 1 ½ lb ground chuck (15-20% fat) 8 Swiss cheddar cheese slices 8 bacon slices, halved crosswise 4 hamburger buns, split and toasted Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste To serve: Sliced pickles Iceberg lettuce, rinsed Mayonnaise, as ... Read More »

How to Cook Smoked Salmon Hash

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 5 mins Cooking time: 20 mins Ingredients needed to make Smoked Salmon Hash: For the hash: 6 oz smoked salmon, sliced and chopped into bite-sized chunks 1 ½ lb Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and chopped into ½’’ cubes 2 medium shallots, finely diced 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to ... Read More »

How to Make Lobster Salad

Serves: 4 Preparation time: 55 mins Cooking time: 10 mins Ingredients needed to make Lobster Salad: 2 Maine lobsters, 1 ½ lb each ½ cup celery, diced 1 garlic clove, peeled 10 fresh parsley sprigs 4 fresh thyme sprigs 2 tsp frsh chives, minced 2 tsp fresh tarragon, minced 4 lemons, plus more sliced into wedges for serving 2 cups canola ... Read More »