Armenian Blistered Eggplant Dip

4 small eggplants (3 pounds total) 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh cilantro 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon mayonnaise 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh dill 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon ground sumac 1/4 teaspoon cracked black…

Broccoli Cheese Soup

2 cups chicken stock 1 ½ cups broccoli florets, chopped 1 cup (or 1-1/2 cups) carrots, chopped 1 stalk celery, chopped ¼ cup melted butter ¼ cup flour 2 cups milk (2%) 2 ½ cups sharp Cheddar cheese, shredded In a large…

Misir Wot (Ethiopian lentil stew)

1-1/2 cups (8-3/4 ounces) dried split red lentils 1/4 cup canola oil 1 clove garlic, grated or finely chopped 1-inch piece peeled fresh ginger, grated or finely chopped 3 teaspoons berbere 1/4 teaspoon ground nigella seeds (also called Charnushka) 2…

Brooklyn Blackout Cupcakes

For the Pudding: 2 and 1/2 tablespoons (23 grams) cornstarch 1/4 cup (50 grams) granulated sugar 1 tablespoon brown sugar 2 cups (460 grams) whole milk 5 ounces (142 grams) 60% bittersweet chocolate, coarsely chopped 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract…

Eggplant Curry

1 medium eggplants (about 1 pound), cut into 2 x 1-inch planks 1 teaspoons ground turmeric, divided 1-1/2 teaspoons kosher salt Vegetable oil, for frying 1-1/2 teaspoons fenugreek seeds 5 curry leaves 3 garlic cloves, peeled and minced 1 tomato,…

Masala Dosa

FOR THE DOSA BATTER: 2 cups short-grain rice ½ cup urad dal (split husked black lentils) 1 teaspoon fenugreek seeds ½ teaspoon salt Vegetable oil, for frying FOR THE POTATO FILLING: 3 tablespoons ghee or vegetable oil 1 teaspoon mustard…

Mushroom Bolognese for Two

1 ½ teaspoons butter 1 ¼ teaspoons olive oil ½ pound portobello mushrooms, chopped ¼ cup chopped onion ¼ cup chopped carrot 2 tablespoons chopped celery 2 tablespoons white wine ½ cup broth (chicken, beef or vegetarian) 1 ¼ teaspoons tomato paste 1…

Lemon Pine Nut Spinach

2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 clove garlic, minced 1 pinch sea salt 1 pinch ground black pepper 5 ounces baby spinach 1 tablespoon pine nuts Add all ingredients except…

Chocolate Mousse Cake with Raspberries

Cake 1-3/4 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour 2 teaspoons baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 2 cups granulated sugar 1 cup unsweetened cocoa (King Arthur Triple Cocoa Blend) 1/2 cup vegetable oil 1 cup yogurt (plain,…

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