RECIPE: Croque Monsieur Monkey Bread

SERVINGS: 6-8 | COOK TIME: Over 2 HOURs  | FROM LE CREUSET Ingredients for the Monkey bread: 4 cups bread flour 2 cups all-purpose flour 4 teaspoons salt 4 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast 2 cups warm water 2 teaspoons sugar 1 cup butter 8 ounces pancetta, cubed and crisped 2 cups Gruyere cheese 1 cup…

KNOW HOW: All-Natural Egg Dyes

Give your Easter eggs a natural dye job this year using these super-simple recipes from Le Creuset. Ingredients: Sky Blue & Turquoise 4 cups water 1/4 red cabbage, sliced 1 tablespoon white vinegar 6 hard-boiled eggs Lavender 4 cups grape juice 1 tablespoon white vinegar 6 hard-boiled eggs Soleil 4 cups water 1 tablespoon white…

RECIPE: Cast Iron Skillet Rolls

Ingredients: 2​ ​yeast​ packets, ¾ ​oz​ 6 Tbsp sugar, divided ¼ C warm water 1 ¼ C milk ¾ tsp table salt ¼ C unsalted butter 4 ½ C all-purpose flour, sifted 1 large egg, beaten Baking spray 1 tsp Jacobsen Flake Finishing Salt 3 Tbsp unsalted butter, melted Directions: Preheat​ ​oven​ ​to​ ​375F. Mix​​…

RECIPE: Grilled Pork Chops with Honey Garlic Glaze

SERVINGS: 4-6 | cook TIME: under an hour  | from Le creuset Ingredients: 1 1/4 cups honey 1/4 cup soy sauce 8 cloves garlic, chopped 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper Pinch of salt 6 (14-ounce) pork chops Directions: In a saucepan, bring the honey, soy sauce and chopped garlic to a boil and reduce…

RECIPE: Spelt Wholemeal Bread

SERVINGS: 3-4 | PREP TIME: 20 minutes | BAKE TIME: 60 minutes Ingredients: 700 g spelt flour (type 815 or 1050) or 500 g wheat flour type 550 and 200 g rye flour 15 g fine salt 450 ml cold water 28 g fresh baker’s yeast 1 tsp. powdered sugar 1 dash of oil for cooking…

Getting Better Every Day

While these long days at home have provided an opportunity to learn a few new cooking tricks and recipes we’ve never tried before it’s also given us the time to work on perfecting the basics. Like roasting a chicken. Never roasted a whole chicken at home before? Give this recipe from our friends at LEARNING…

KNOW HOW: Start Composting

YOUR GUIDE TO COMPOSTING (Even if You Live in an Apartment) Everything you need to know to start composting, all in one place, courtesy of the awesome folks at Learning How To Cook. What to compost, why to compost – and how to do it indoors without stinking up your apartment. Why Compost? The two…

RECIPE: Dijon Aioli Roasted Veggies

DIJON AIOLI ROASTED VEGGIES Adapted from Kilpatrick Family Farm INGREDIENTS: 2 cup diced radishes 2 cups diced potatoes 2 cups diced carrots 1 bunch of kale 2 cloves of garlic 1 spring onion 3 tbs dijon mustard 3 tbs mayonaise 2 tbs capers 1/4 cup olive oil salt & fresh pepper to taste DIRECTIONS: In…

RECIPE: Golden Roast Chicken

GOLDEN ROAST CHICKEN Servings: 4-6 | Prep Time: 15 Minutes | Cook Time: 80-90 Minutes  |  from our friends at LHTC INGREDIENTS: 5-6 pound Roasting Chicken 1 head Garlic, sliced in half 1 Lemon, quartered 1/4 cup Butter, melted 1 teaspoon dried Parsley 1 teaspoon dried Oregano 1/2 teaspoon Garlic Powder Salt and Pepper DIRECTIONS:…

What’s Cooking This Week

This week we’re making the most of our leftovers, trying new things in the air fryer, and finding more delicious uses for March’s Gadget of the Month. Wash your hands, tie on an apron, and let’s get to work! Homemade Stock With all this time spent in the kitchen lately we find ourselves overrun in…

RECIPE: Mediterranean Cauliflower Rice

Mediterranean Cauliflower Rice Yield: 2-4 servings | from our friends at LHTC INGREDIENTS: For the Cauliflower Rice 1 Head Cauliflower, cut into large chunks 3 tablespoons Olive Oil, divided 1 cup Yellow Onion, chopped 4 cloves Garlic, minced 1/2 Lemon, juiced and zested Salt and Pepper to taste 1/2 cup Fresh Parsley, chopped 1/2 cup…

RECIPE: Risotto Bites with Parmesan and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Risotto Bites with Parmesan and Sun-Dried Tomatoes Yield: 4-6 servings | from our friends at LHTC INGREDIENTS: 1 tablespoon Olive Oil 1/2 cup Yellow Sweet Onion, finely chopped 1 cup Arborio (short-grain) Rice 1 quart (4 cups) Chicken Stock 1 cup Parmesan Cheese, divided 3 Tablespoons finely chopped Sun-Dried Tomatoes 1 egg, beaten 2 cups…