Soy Maple Acorn Squash Soup

1 large acorn squash (or 2 small, total of 2-1/2 pounds) 1 can (13 1/2-ounces) coconut milk, shaken 2 tablespoons soy sauce (or tamari) 1 tablespoon maple syrup freshly ground pepper optional toppings: toasted pumpkin seeds, roasted pistachios, garlicky breadcrumbs…

Dried Tomatoes

Use grape or cherry tomatoes. Slice the tomatoes in half. Carefully scrape out the seeds, leaving the pulp intact. Turn halves pulp-side down and make a shallow slit of about 1 inch long lengthwise into the skin. Turn back over…

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…

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