Upsidedown Beef Pie (aka Sloppy Joes)

1 T vegetable oil 3 celery ribs, thinly sliced 1 sm onion, finely chopped 1½ lbs ground beef 1 T + 1 t hot paprika 1 10¾ oz-can condensed tomato soup ¼ c water 1 T tomato paste Salt and pepper For biscuits: 1½ c flour 1 T baking powder ¼ t celery seed 1…

Country Captain Soup

1 T olive oil 1 lg onion, coarsely chopped ½ c chopped red bell pepper 4 garlic cloves, chopped 6 skinless, boneless chicken thighs (about 1¼ lbs), cut into 1-inch pieces 1 T curry powder 1 t grated peeled fresh ginger ¼ t dried crushed red pepper 4 c (or more) chicken broth 2 c…

Cauliflower with Lemon-Mustard Butter

1 small head of cauliflower (about 1¾ pounds) 1 t coarse kosher salt 6 T (¾ stick) butter 2 T fresh lemon juice 2 T whole grain Dijon mustard 1½ t finely grated lemon peel 1 T chopped fresh parsley Preheat oven to 400°. Butter rimmed baking sheet. Cut cauliflower in half, then cut crosswise…

Pumpkin Walnut Muffins

½ c oil ¾ c + 2T pumpkin ½ c buttermilk 2 eggs 4 T molasses 1 t vanilla 1¾ to 2 c flour 1½ t baking powder 1 t cinnamon ½ t ginger ¼ t cloves ¼ t nutmeg ¼ t baking soda ½ t salt 1 c brown sugar Preheat oven to 375°F….

Anna Morse’s Lemon Chicken

6 to 8 pieces chicken, or 4 large boneless, skinless chicken breasts 5 T lemon juice ⅓ c flour 1½ t salt ½ t paprika 3 T extra-virgin olive oil 2 T butter, softened to room temperature 2 lemons, sliced ⅛–¼-inch thick 3 T firmly packed brown sugar 1 c low-sodium chicken stock Set the…

Pesto Pea Salad

¼ lb baby spinach leaves 10-oz frozen peas ½ c prepared pesto ¼ c freshly grated Parmesan cheese 1 t kosher salt 2 T pignolis (pine nuts), toasted Wash the spinach leaves and spin them dry. Place the spinach and the peas in a large bowl. Add the pesto and Parmesan, then sprinkle with the…

Roasted Shrimp and Orzo

Kosher salt Good olive oil ¾ lb orzo pasta (rice-shaped pasta) ½ c freshly squeezed lemon juice (3 lemons) Freshly ground black pepper 2 lb (16–18 count) shrimp, peeled and deveined 1 c minced scallions, white and green parts 1 c chopped fresh dill 1 c chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley 1 hothouse cucumber, unpeeled, seeded,…

Chocolate Whiskey Bundt Cake

1 c unsweetened cocoa powder (not Dutch-process) plus 3 T for dusting pan 1½ c brewed coffee ½ c American whiskey 2 sticks (1 c) unsalted butter, cut into 1-inch pieces 2 c sugar 2 c all-purpose flour 1¼ t baking soda ½ t salt 2 lg eggs 1 t vanilla Put oven rack in…

Grilled Tuna Salad

2 lbs very fresh tuna steak, 1” thick Olive oil Grated zest of 2 limes 6 T freshly squeezed lime juice (about 3 limes) 1 t wasabi powder 2 t soy sauce 10 dashes Tabasco sauce 2 firm, ripe avocados, large dice ½ c thinly sliced red onion (optional) ¼ c sliced scallions, white and…

Quinoa and Sweet Potato Cakes

½ c quinoa ½ c sprouted green lentils 1 red bell pepper, finely chopped 3 T diced red onion 2 T Bragg Organic Sprinkle Seasoning 1 T chili powder ½ t fine sea salt pinch ground black pepper 1 c mashed cooked sweet potato, more if needed Preheat the oven to 350°. Cook quinoa and…