Recipes
March 11
Kale and Cheddar Stuffed Potatoes: Think of this as a variation on the Irish classic, colcannon.

Recipe: Kale and Cheddar Stuffed Potatoes

Kale and Cheddar Stuffed PotatoServes 4.Note: All the elements of a good colcannon — mashed potatoes with kale or cabbage — make a great stuffed…
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March 11
Corned beef and potatoes add a festive touch to this one-dish favorite.

Recipe: St. Patrick's Day Frittata

St. Patrick's Day FrittataServes 6.Note: Feel free to add shredded cabbage to this mix, if you prefer. This dish can be made up to one…
Taste
March 11
Start the celebration right with this tasty breakfast treat.

Think scones for an Irish breakfast

The traditional bread gets a twist for the holiday.
Recipes
March 4
Recipe: Spinach Stuffed Shells With Asiago

Recipe: Spinach Stuffed Shells With Asiago

Spinach Stuffed Shells With Asiago Serves 6 to 8. Note: The sauce recipe makes about 3 1/2 cups, about the same amount as a 26-ounce…
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March 4
Recipe: Red Lentil and Barley Pilaf

Recipe: Red Lentil and Barley Pilaf

Red Lentil and Barley Pilaf Serves 4 to 6. Note: Whole-grain hulled or hulless barley is hearty and toothy, the perfect foil to red lentils…
Variety
March 4
Recipes: Chicken and Wild Rice Hot Dish; Orange Salad With Black Olives, Fennel and Red Onion; and Coffee Blondies

Recipes: Chicken and Wild Rice Hot Dish; Orange Salad With Black Olives, Fennel and Red Onion; and Coffee Blondies

Chicken and Wild-Rice Hot Dish Serves 6. Note: The light brown hand-harvested wild rice is preferred and takes less time to cook than paddy-cultivated wild…
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February 29

Sunday Supper: Chile Tater Tot Casserole

Chile Tater Tot Casserole Serves 8. Note: Sambal oelek is a condiment of chiles, brown sugar and salt, used throughout Indonesia, Malaysia and southern India.…
Recipes
February 27
Recipe: Root Vegetable Gratin

Recipe: Root Vegetable Gratin

Root Vegetable Gratin Serves 4 to 6 (easily doubled). Note: Use any mix of root vegetables you like and have available, but make sure they…
Eat & Drink
February 27
Marc Heu opened Heu Patisserie Paris in St. Paul where Heu and his staff use butter from France and chocolate from Belgium to make their works of art.

Recipe: Cream puffs

Cream Puffs Makes about 1 dozen cream puffs. Note: From Marc Heu. • 6 tbsp. plus 2 tsp. water (100 grams) • 6 tbsp. plus…
Recipes
February 26
Mushroom risotto

Recipe: Mushroom Risotto

Baked Brown Rice Risotto With Mushrooms Serves 6. Note: You may want to make this to go with a meal that is taking up all…
February 26
Roasted Potato Wedges With Black Bean Chili.

Recipe: Roasted Potato Wedges With Black Bean Chili

Roasted Potato Wedges With Black Bean Chili Serves 4 to 6. Note: It doesn’t get much easier, nor more satisfying, than steak fries topped with…
Recipes
February 22
Cauliflower and Chickpea Curry.

Sunday Supper: Cauliflower and Chickpea Curry

Cauliflower and Chickpea Curry Serves 6 to 8. Note: Think of this as curry in a hurry. From “Two Peas & Their Pod Cookbook,” by…
Recipes
February 19
The hot toddy is the simplest of drinks: Combine your choice of brown spirit, such as bourbon or rum, with lemon juice, honey and hot water.

Recipe: Hot Toddy

Hot Toddy Makes 1 drink. Note: From the Chicago Tribune. • 1 oz. (1/8 c.) brown spirit (such as bourbon) • 1 tbsp. honey •…
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February 19
Simple Braised Lamb Shanks.

Recipe: Simple Braised Lamb Shanks

Simple Braised Lamb Shanks Serves 4 to 6 (easily doubled). Note: Serve the meat over mashed root vegetables, smashed potatoes, polenta or pasta. From Beth…
Recipes
February 19
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Recipes: Lentil-Mushroom Farmer's Pie; Orecchiette With Borlotti Beans, Bitter Greens and Lemony Breadcrumbs; Chocolate, Red Bean and Rose Brownies

Lentil-Mushroom Farmer’s Pie Serves 6. Note: Shepherd’s pie was originally named for the inclusion of ground lamb, but this one — with all the comforts…
Recipes
February 19
Moroccan-Spiced Chicken and Chickpea Sheet-Pan Dinner

Recipe: Moroccan-Spiced Chicken and Chickpea Sheet-Pan Dinner

Moroccan-Spiced Chicken and Chickpea Sheet-Pan Dinner Serves 4. Note: The aroma of this dish will make your house smell as delicious as this quick and…
Recipes
February 14
Family Pasta from “Keeping it Simple: Easy Weeknight One-Pot Recipes” by Yasmin Fahr

Sunday Supper: Family Pasta

Family Pasta Serves 4. Note: From “Keeping It Simple: Easy Weeknight One-Pot Recipes,” by Yasmin Fahr. • 2 tbsp. olive oil, divided, plus more if…
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February 12
Recipe: Steamed Fish With Shiitake Mushrooms

Recipe: Steamed Fish With Shiitake Mushrooms

Steamed Fish With Shiitake Mushrooms Serves 4. Note: Lean white fish is mild in flavor, so before steaming the fillets, we season them boldly with…
Recipes
February 12
Red Cabbage Fennel Winter Slaw

Recipe: Red Cabbage Fennel Winter Slaw

Red Cabbage Fennel Winter Slaw Serves 4. Note: Tart and spicy, this bright slaw dazzles with sweet-hot chopped candied ginger. Toss in carrots or celeriac…
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February 12
Split Pea Soup With Sweet Potatoes and Kale

Recipe: Split Pea Soup With Sweet Potatoes and Kale

Split Pea Soup With Sweet Potatoes and Kale Serves 6. Note: When preparing dried peas, you may need to add more water as it cooks.…

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