Brunswick stew is a tomato-based stew generally involving local beans, vegetables, and originally small game meat such as squirrel or rabbit, though today often chicken. Native to this county is Brunswick Stew, a flavorous brew first concocted by a group of hunters. One of the party, who had been […]
Originally from Spain, puchero is a big, hearty stew made in various versions all over the Spanish-speaking world, as well as in the former Spanish colony of the Philippines. This is a Mexican version, using venison although beef is more common. The word puchero means stew pot,and thats what […]
A lamb leg is classic. A 3-hour shoulder is excellent. But for the most succulent roast lamb of your life, slow-roast it for 12 hours in the oven overnight. Cooked at a very low temperature with plenty of braising liquid, you can set-and-forget without a worry. This entirely hands-off, […]
Are you a little tired of the boeuf bourguignon? Then you have to try this northern France carbonnade, a slow-cooked beef with caramelized onions, fresh herbs and dark Belgian beer (instead of red wine), and what a difference that makes.
Old-Fashioned Potato Salad is a go-to American staple proudly served at potluck BBQs and holiday gatherings. This classic rendition features tender potatoes and hard-boiled eggs tossed in a creamy mayonnaise-based dressing. A squeeze of yellow mustard and fresh relish add a little tang, while a medley of finely chopped […]
Baking fish and chips is not only easier and less messy than frying, but it also has the distinct advantage of allowing you to cook both fish and potatoes at the same time in your oven. The key to getting the crunchiest fries is to cut them thin (leave […]
Fondant potatoes, also called pommes de terre fondantes, is a French side dish. In this dish, potatoes are cut into cylinders, then pan-fried on both sides, then roasted in the oven in a stock and butter sauce. The result is a flavorful potato that is crispy and brown on […]
In this one-skillet dish, fresh blackberries collapse into a sweet-tart sauce alongside juicy meatballs studded with crunchy whole spices and thyme. For the meatballs, use ground bison, pork or lamb. The flavorful fat fortifies the pan sauce. As for accompaniments, creamy Greek yogurt or labneh is the ideal backdrop […]
A variation of the traditional Italian Scaloppine, this Americanized Marsala version is completely addictive. It’s no wonder it’s one of the most ordered chicken dishes in restaurants! Made with golden, crispy, pan-fried chicken, a mushroom-filled creamy Marsala wine sauce and a good kick of garlic, this Chicken Marsala recipe […]
These Red Roasted Potatoes are technically overcooked, but that’s what it takes to get that perfect marriage of crispy-crusty outside and creamy-soft inside. The only real way to lose at this is to undercook the potatoes. This is considered a crime against nature, and will not be tolerated. I […]
This gratin is layered with Yukon gold potatoes, sautéed leeks, for a nutty, sweet flavor that pairs perfectly with the nutmeg-spiced heavy cream. Pro Tip: Simmering the potatoes in the heavy cream before baking releases starches into the mixture, resulting in a creamier gratin. Layer thinly sliced potatoes in […]
This aromatic and succulent Slow Roasted Pork Shoulder is inspired by a Moroccan lamb dish. It is pull apart delicious after getting rubbed with warm spices and roasted with vegetables and fruits.
This is one of the more obscure moles, but it’s one that is actually served with gamier meats like venison, as well as beef, lamb or duck. Most Americans are more familiar with mole poblano, which is not from Oaxaca, or mole negro, the black mole with chocolate that can […]
Mole amarillo or yellow mole is a traditional Mexican sauce originating from Oaxaca. This mole is usually made with ingredients such as dried chili peppers, annatto seeds, cinnamon, cloves, cumin, oregano, saffron, corn oil, garlic, onions, tomatoes, yellow tomatillos, the licorice-tasting hoja santa leaves, chicken stock, and masa harina or […]
This is a heart stopping combo dish out of “Potatoes au Gratin” and Lasagna basically using the potatoes instead of noodles. All ingredients are interchangeable like different meats, veggies, spices, cheeses. An 11 x 13 aluminum baking container or baking dish works well.
Cholent is a traditional Jewish stew. It is usually simmered overnight for 12 hours or more, and eaten for lunch on Shabbat (the Sabbath). Cholent was developed over the centuries to conform with Jewish laws that prohibit cooking on the Sabbath. The pot is brought to a boil on Friday […]
A chowder-like stew of fresh and smoked seafood capped with fluffy, brûléed mashed potatoes, fisherman’s pie is the isle’s ultimate comfort food.
There’s many a recipe out there touting crispy baked sweet potato fries, but chances are if you’ve actually tried one or many versions like I did you’ve ended up with a thick orange stick that is browned and it may even have some crispy edges, but it still unquestionably […]
Regarded as the best known Hungarian dish after goulash, paprikás csirke is considered by some researchers as one of the four staple dishes of the Hungarian cuisine, along with gulyás, pörkölt, and tokány. It is a traditional, simple, and homey dish prepared with only a few humble ingredients. Although there […]
Perfection achieved! Best Sous Vide Chicken we ever had! These chicken thighs were absolutely amazing. They are flavor packed and it will not disappoint you.
These fried potatoes are fiercely textured, fiercely flavored, fiercely presented, and fiercely enjoyed. How fierce is really up to you and your inner Spaniard. There are as many patatas bravas recipes as homes in Spain, and this is nothing more than my latest rendition.
“You could say that picarones are like a sweet potato-and-squash doughnut, but that doesn’t pay enough respect,” says Hender Gonzales. “Doughnuts are, what, Dutch? This is something we Peruvians came up with ourselves.” Gonzales’s version, which they doled out during their pop-up at Ursula in Brooklyn, is made of a […]
Friends, today I’m going to demonstrate how to make the most amazing Meat Loaf you have ever tasted! Trust me, I’m not lying. Its amazing! Come watch and cook with me.
I have made a ton of Spanish potato recipes here on Spain on a Fork, but this Patatas a la Importancia Recipe has to be the best one yet. Loaded with an incredible amount of flavor, made with the most basic ingredients and it all comes together in just 45 […]
In order to smash the Brussels sprouts, you need to boil them first. (Just like smashed potatoes!) Make sure to pat them really dry, even after you smashed them, so that they crisp up in the oven. And never skimp on the cheese.
The tradition in the UK of fish battered and fried in oil came from Western Sephardic Jewish immigrants from Holland. Originating in Spain and Portugal and settling in England as early as the 16th century, they would have prepared fried fish in a manner similar to pescado frito, which […]
Easiest shrimp boil ever! And it’s mess-free using a single sheet pan. That’s right. ONE PAN. No newspapers. No bags. No clean-up!
The texture of aioli is more like butter than mayonaisse. In France it is referred to as “beurre de Provence (butter of Provence)”. Aioli sauce should hold it’s shape like butter when chilled. At room temperature it should be stiff, creamy, and not at all runny. When added to […]
The origin of cod fritters dates back to the 13th century, when King Fernando III besieged the city of Seville, causing food shortages. The besieged seized cargoes of cod and flour stored in the port. They seasoned these ingredients and fried them and the result served as food for […]
“I can’t think of a more perfect dish to make when it’s cold out, and a great way to use up old red wine you might have any open. It can be served with potatoes, or any noodles you have on hand.” — Gerald Addison, Co-Owner and Co-Executive Chef, […]
A thick and creamy, chunky seafood soup with flavors of the sea that’s out of this world. Made using fish stock, white fish, scallops, mussels and shrimps or prawns. This version has no potatoes as I don’t believe it needs it, but it does have more seafood. Fresh seafood […]
Bubble and squeak is a British dish made from cooked potatoes and cabbage, mixed together and fried. The food writer Howard Hillman classes it as one of the “great peasant dishes of the world”. The dish has been known since at least the 18th century, and in its early […]
Perfect for the remaining month or two of this bi-polar spring weather (which I am pretty sure is making any manic actually feel sane). My Monday feelings in Irish terminology: "I’m wrecked and could use a shoulder of whiskey in my coffee."To be honest, if I were in Ireland […]
Soul Food Smothered Pork Chops: It’s been said that all soul food is Southern food, but not all Southern food is soul food (Bob Jeffries, 1969). Both use the same ingredients in their cooking, and recipes for common dishes are very similar. The differences between the two cuisines are […]
Yee Sang, Yu Sheng or Prosperity Toss is a refreshing appetizer consisting various ingredients that is served during Chinese New Year. This dish is believed to bring you abundance and prosperity. The tradition is to toss everything high and it is okay to make a mess. While you are […]
Chef Marc Murphy shares his ingenious way to elevate stuffed potatoes in his cookbook, Season with Authority. Marc recommends getting a female lobster: “You’ll need the roe for this dish, but if for some reason, you get male lobsters, just proceed with the recipe as is, minus the lobster […]
Coq au vin is a French dish of chicken braised with wine, lardons, mushrooms, and optionally garlic. A red Burgundy wine is typically used, though many regions of France make variants using local wines, such as coq au vin jaune, coq au Riesling, coq au pourpre or coq au violet, […]
Melting Potatoes AKA Pommes De Terre Fondantes: Thick potato slices that are crispy and brown on the outside and creamy, soft in the middle. You will want to make these delicious potatoes again and again. They are crispy and brown on the outside and creamy on the inside, plus they […]
Skordalia is a beautiful Greek-style garlic dip that has a thick base of either day-old bread or mashed potatoes. This easy skordalia recipe is made of mashed potatoes and flavored with garlic, crushed almonds, and lemon juice. Extra virgin olive oil is the way to whip it all together […]
This prime rib roast recipe used an easy method to “char” and then “cook” the prime rib roast. The very high temp, in the beginning, starts the cooking process, heats the oven to a high enough temperature to slow cook the roast, and provides a nice char on the […]
Easy baked and healthy chicken with pesto and tomatoes.
Mashed butternut squash and potato topping on a savory base of ground bison and vegetables make the ideal meal for a cold day.
There is no limit to what you can add to a frittata. It’s a versatile dish that can handle most things you throw at it.
By removing the backbone, the chicken can be turned over and laid flat (or butterflied). This helps it to cook evenly and reduces cook time. (It works well with turkey too, make a 10lb spatchcock turkey in just over an hour). Add veggies like carrots, potatoes, or onions and a […]
This is the best brisket you will ever taste. No matter who comes for dinner, they always make sure that I’ll be making this brisket. It is a very traditional dish for Rosh Hashanah and Passover but it certainly is a winner any time of the year for anyone […]
This version of "Eggs Benedict" the eggs are separated and there are lots of versions based on history, taste and style. In our recipe, we favor the version we got at Sam's Anchor Cafe in Tiberon, Steve, the owner told me how they do it. so well. The secret is […]
Chicken tagine is a traditional Moroccan dish of chicken pieces braised with spices, garlic, onion, olives, and lemons.
This is hands down the best way to cook vegetables. When you roast them it adds depth and delicious flavor, and they finish with the perfect texture.
This is a great cold-weather meal,“ says Bettina Turner from Kernersville, North Carolina. “I love it because everything‘s in one pot
“These potatoes present really well and are healthier than fries. They have crispy edges with centers as creamy as mashed potatoes. A must try!”
Years ago, my neighbor brought some over, I never had these before, and now I can’t get enough.