vegetables

Quick Sauteed Brussels Sprouts

MAKES 6 SERVINGS Start to finish: 15 minutes 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts1 1/2 pounds Brussels sprouts2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Zest and juice of 1 lemon Kosher salt and ground black pepper Heat the oven to 350 degrees. Put the walnuts in a pie plate and …

Creamed Arugula

MAKES 4 SERVINGS 10 ounces arugula 1/2 cup milk 1/2 cup cream¼ stick unsalted butter 1/2 small onion, thinly sliced¼ cup Parmesan cheese Salt and pepper Bring large pot of salted water to boil. Cook arugula in two batches, stirring constantly, until wilted, 1 to …

Asparagus Chevre Tart

MAKES 6 TO 8 SERVINGS 5 ounces chevre (goat cheese)1 egg ¼ cup heavy cream 10 grinds fresh black pepper 1 teaspoon kosher salt 12 ounces asparagus, preferably on the smaller side (if larger, cut in half length- wise) 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, defrosted per …

CHEESE and ASPARAGUS SOUFFLE

MAKES 4 TO 6 SERVINGS 1 tablespoon soft butter 1/3 cup finely grated fresh Parmesan, divided1 cup Magic Mix (see   accompanying recipe) 2 cups milk or broth ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground   cayenne pepper 4 eggs, separated 1 cup grated Cheddar cheese 1 bunch …

RECIPE: Asparagus Chevre Tart

This tart has party food written all over it — looks cool, easy to make, delicious warm or at room temperature. MAKES 6 to 8 SERVINGS 5 ounces chevre (goat cheese)1 egg ¼ cup heavy cream 10 grinds fresh black pepper 1 teaspoon kosher salt …

RECIPE: Mushroom Strudel

MAKES ABOUT 48 PIECES FILLING 1/3 cup plus 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil, divided1 pound button mushrooms, coarsely chopped ¼ cup minced scallions 1 pound Italian sausage (sweet or hot, your preference) Salt and freshly ground black pepper 8 ounces cream cheese 1/3 cup melted butter21 …

RECIPE: Seeded Glazed Carrots

MAKES 6 SERVINGS 2 pounds carrots3 tablespoons butter Salt and pepper 1 tablespoon fennel seed 3 tablespoons honey Cut carrots into 1/2-inch chunks. Melt butter in large deep skillet. Add carrots and stir to coat. Season with salt, pepper and fennel seed, then cook over medium heat, …

RECIPE: Smashed Sweet Potatoes

MAKES 8 SERVINGS 4 pounds (about 6 large) sweet potatoes¼ cup orange juice ¼ cup brandy (optional) ½ cup heavy cream (see Note) ¼ cup light brown sugar ½ cup butter, softened 1 teaspoon nutmeg ½ teaspoon cinnamon Salt and pepper Miniature marshmallows or chopped …

RECIPE: Roasted Radishes with Blue Cheese, Peanuts and Cilantro

MAKES 4 TO 6  SERVINGS 1 tablespoons olive oil1 tablespoon butter 1 pound radishes, trimmed and   quartered 1 head endive 1 garlic clove, minced 1 shallot, thinly sliced Salt and freshly ground black pepper 1/2 cup roasted, salted   peanuts, chopped1 ounce Gorgonzola cheese 2 tablespoons …