Ben Lev

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Isan-Style Thai Sliced-Steak Salad Recipe

Inspired by my recent trip to Northeastern Thailand, this steak salad combines ingredients readily available in the average supermarket with distinct Isan flavors. Sliced steak, onions, and tomatoes are tossed in a fiery dressing made with pounded garlic and chilies flavored with lime juice and …

Leeks With Mustard-Bacon Vinaigrette From 'My Paris Kitchen'

David Lebovitz's leeks vinaigrette in his new cookbook, <i>My Paris Kitchen</i>, is a perfect example of his ability to subtly add a bit of excitement to French food. He keeps most of the traditional dish intact—soft-cooked leeks drizzled with mustardy vinaigrette and scattered with a bit of hardboiled …

Cuban-Style Skirt Steak + 5 Tips for a Better Sear

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The secret to the perfect pan-seared steak? It's all about the sizzle.</i><p>I won't lie to you -- I like steak. To be specific, I …

Recipes

Cuban Black Bean Stew

Cuban black bean soup ranks with France's steak frites and Italy's spaghetti with red sauce as a national obsession. It is a touchstone dish of the …

Oven-Baked Espresso-, Cocoa-, and Chili-Rubbed Baby Back Ribs Recipe

<b>Read more: Effortless Oven-Baked Espresso, Cocoa, and Chili-Rubbed Baby Back Ribs</b><p>Ingredients1/4 cup finely ground espresso beans1/4 cup ground chili powder, such as ancho2 teaspoons unsweetened cocoa powder2 teaspoons smoked Spanish paprika1 tablespoon kosher salt1 tablespoon dried oregano1 1/2 …

Roasted Cauliflower Soup with Cumin

<b>Roasted Cauliflower Soup with Cumin</b><p>serves 4 to 6<p>adapted just slightly from Food and Wine Magazine February 2014<p>1 large head cauliflower (1 1/2 to 2 …

Chicken Adobo (Philippine cuisine) - Video Recipe

Slow-Cooker Lebanese Red Lentil Soup Recipe

<b>Note:</b> If you like your soup with a touch of creaminess, adding a dollop of plain yogurt works nicely.<p><b>Read more: Slow Cooker Lebanese Red Lentil Soup</b><p>Ingredients1 tablespoon olive oil1 large white or yellow onion, chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)2 carrots, peeled and chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)2 celery …

It’s Not Summer Yet Greek Pasta Salad

Often my cravings tell me more about what I want, than the produce tables at the farmer’s market.<p>I know fresh tomatoes and cucumbers aren’t exactly …

Crispy Kung Pao Tofu Recipe

Hot, tingly, and packed with chunks of crispy tofu, peanuts, and celery, this is a meat-free version of the classic Sichuan dish.<p><b>Note:</b> To dry tofu, line a rimmed baking sheet with paper towels. Place tofu slices on top in a single layer. Cover with another layer of paper towels and press gently to …

Slow-Cooker Beef Stroganoff Recipe

<b>Read more: Sunday Supper: Slow Cooker Beef Stroganoff</b><p>Ingredients1 tablespoon olive oil1 small beef chuck roast, about 2 pounds totalKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper1 medium onion, finely chopped (about 1 cup)3 cloves garlic, minced (about 1 tablespoon)1 (10.5 ounce can) low-sodium beef …

Bourbon-Glazed Pork Chops and Fried Eggs Recipe

Pork chops with fried eggs and a bourbon glaze are the perfect excuse to bring out the booze before noon.<p><b>Read more: Sunday Brunch: Bourbon Glazed Pork Chops with Fried Eggs</b><p>Ingredients2 tablespoons brown sugar1 teaspoon smoked paprikaKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper4 pork chops (about 1 …

Easy Cincinnati Chili

Jump to the recipe<p>Adapted from Rick and Michael Mast | Mast Brothers Chocolate | Little, Brown, 2013<p>Cincinnati chili is found at chili parlors …

Curried Coconut Quinoa and Greens with Roasted Cauliflower

• Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Prep Time: 10 mins<br>• Cook Time: 30 mins<br>• Total Time: 40 minutes<br>• Yield: 4<br>• Category: Main<br>• Cuisine: Indian<p>★★★★★<p>4.9 from 66 reviews<p>Quinoa …

Oven-Roasted Tomato Caprese Salad Recipe

<b>Read more: Oven-Roasted Tomato Caprese Salad</b><p>Ingredients1 1/2 pounds cherry tomatoes1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil1 teaspoon maple syrup11/2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar1/4 teaspoon sugarKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper1 pound small fresh mozzarella balls (bocconcini), halved1/4 cup basil …

Andy Ricker's Kai Yaang (Whole Roasted Young Chicken), From 'Pok Pok'

As I mentioned before, I have a long history with <b>Andy Ricker</b>'s roasted young chicken (or game hen). It was one of my favorite dinners back when I lived in Portland, and I still fantasize about driving up to the Northwest just for another taste. Luckily, now I don't need to spend the gas money (or …

Spicy Pumpkin Soup with Croutons and Crispy Fried Onions

I feel like around half my posts these days are about ridiculous things I’ve done. Apparently getting married, switching jobs, and moving to a new …

Chinese-American Pork Roast

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: A weeknight twist on braised pork -- and one that's perfect for lunch all week.</i><p>There are few things my children love to eat for lunch more than ramen noodles. This …

Recipes

Fall Brisket With Cider and Butternut Squash From 'The Artisan Jewish Deli at Home'

There are four brisket recipes in <b>Nick Zukin</b> and <b>Michael C. Zusman</b>'s new cookbook, <i>The Artisan Jewish Deli at Home</i>—one for each season. All are pot-roasted in flavorful sauces and packed to the brim with vegetables. The fall version is the most streamlined, containing little more than butternut …

Cobb Salad-Inspired Brussels Sprouts With Lemon Vinaigrette Recipe

<b>Note:</b> This dish is best served at room temperature.<p><b>Read more: Cobb Salad-Inspired Brussels Sprouts With Lemon Vinaigrette</b><p>Ingredients1/2 cup, plus 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil, divided2 pounds brussels sprouts, cored and thinly sliced into shredsKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper1/4 cup red …

Brussels Sprouts Gratin Recipe

Tick tock, tick tock. Turkey day is around the corner, are you ready? Somehow Thanksgiving just doesn’t seem the same without at least one classic, …

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Thai Beef Salad From 'Maximum Flavor'

This take on Thai beef salad from <b>Aki Kamozawa</b> and <b>H. Alexander Talbot</b>'s new cookbook, <i>Maximum Flavor</i>, is more than just a recipe for salad. Sure, the final dish makes for a tasty dinner, but the take-aways from the recipe are more widely applicable. First, flipping steaks frequently while they cook …

Mushroom + Chicken Noodle Soup with Poached Eggs

Mushroom + Chicken Noodle Soup with Poached Eggs.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> October 23, 2013 58<p>How weird can soup get?<p>Pretty weird today, with an egg in it and …

Quick Weeknight Dinner: Iceberg Wedge Salads with Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing

<i>Iceberg Wedge Salads with Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing</i><p>Our “special occasion” meals at my parents’ house always start with these crisp, cold Iceberg …

Crispy Kale, Brussels Sprouts, and Potato Hash Recipe

Fall flavors come together in this super quick and easy vegetarian hash made with kale, brussels sprouts, and crispy Yukon gold potatoes.<p><b>Read more: Crispy Kale, Brussels Sprouts, and Potato Hash</b><p>Ingredients3/4 pound Yukon gold potatoes, cut into 3/4-inch chunksKosher salt and freshly ground black …

Community Picks -- Dinner Party Sides

The results are in -- here are the recipes our community loved from the Your Most Impressive Dinner Party Side contest, brought to you by Electrolux!<p>Once again, we want to give a big thanks to all of our volunteer recipe testers for your thoughtful comments and for helping us continue to strengthen …

White Bean Soup with Ham, Pumpkin, and Chard Recipe

Years ago my doctor advised me to “eat colorful foods”. “When you look at the foods on your plate, there should be lots of color and variety,” he …

Korean-Style Chicken Wings From 'Maximum Flavor'

When I think of Korean-style chicken wings, I immediately think of deep-fried morsels dredged in a spicy, sticky sauce. <b>Aki Kamozawa</b> and <b>H. Alexander Talbot</b>'s chicken wings are defiantly not of that type. Instead, the Korean wings in their new cookbook, <i>Maximum Flavor</i>, are roasted and served with a …

Honey Mustard Brussels Sprout Slaw

• Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Prep Time: 20 mins<br>• Total Time: 20 mins<br>• Yield: 4<br>• Category: Salad<p>★★★★★<p>5 from 21 reviews<p>This delicious slaw recipe features crisp, …

Braised Short Ribs >> http://bit.ly/ShoetRibsCoffeeChile Bones are what you want on Halloween night, and your best bet for plenty of them—along with generous amounts of succulent meat—is beef short ribs.