Spiced Hot Chocolate Recipe Ingredients1/2 cup golden brown sugar, packed1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder4 ounces chopped bittersweet or semisweet chocolate1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamonGarnish: whipped cream, cinnamon sticksRecipe PreparationWhisk milk, brown sugar, and whipping cream in heavy large saucepan over medium heat until mixture begins to simmer.
Red Rice Salad with Pecans, Fennel, and Herbs Recipe Red rice is a short-grain, nutty-tasting type; you can use short-grain brown rice in its place.Ingredients1 small fennel bulb, very thinly sliced¼ medium red onion, thinly sliced3 tablespoons fresh lime juice, divided½ cup cilantro leaves and finely chopped tender stemsKosher salt and freshly ground black pepperToasted pistachio oil or almond oil (for serving; optional)Recipe PreparationCook rice according to package directions.
Couscous with Leeks, Corn and Olives Recipe Ingredients2 medium leeks (white and pale green parts only), chopped1 cup fresh corn kernels (from about 2 ears of corn)1 cup canned low-salt chicken broth2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme1 10-ounce package couscous1 cup pitted Kalamata olives or other brine-cured black olives (about 4 ounces), coarsley chopped3 tablespoons fresh lemon juiceRecipe PreparationHeat oil in heavy medium saucepan over medium heat.
Ultimate Grilled Cheese Sandwich Recipe Ingredients4 slices country white sourdough bread, cut on deep diagonal into 1/3-inch-thick slices (each about 7x3 1/2 inches)8 large fresh basil leaves8 1/4-inch-thick slices young Asiago cheese or drained fresh mozzarella cheese1/4 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper6 1/3-inch-thick slices heirloom tomato (from about 1 large)Recipe PreparationPreheat oven to 400°F.
Chive-Corn Muffins Recipe Makes about 10 standard muffins or 30 mini-muffins ServingsIngredientsNonstick vegetable oil spray2 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper1/4 cup chopped fresh chives3 tablespoons unsalted butter, meltedRecipe PreparationPosition rack in center of oven and preheat to 425°F.
Moroccan-Style Chicken Pie Recipe This Moroccan chicken pie is also known as bisteeya. The recipe balances savory with sweet with chicken, cinnamon, and phyllo dough.Ingredientsfilling1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/8 teaspoon crumbled saffron threads1 tablespoon all purpose flour2 cups low-salt chicken broth1 1/2 pounds skinless boneless chicken thighs1/4 cup chopped golden raisins2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro2 tablespoons chopped fresh Italian parsleyphyllo3 tablespoons powdered sugar1/2 teaspoon coarse kosher salt1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon10 sheets (about 17x12 inches) fresh phyllo pastry or frozen, thawed1/2 cup (about) unsalted butter, melted (for brushing)Recipe PreparationfillingHeat oil in heavy large skillet over medium heat.