Monthly Archives: October 2012

Landlubber’s Fish Chowder

Use salmon, monkfish, tautog, cod, or wolffish here. Flaky fish, such as flounder, mackerel, or sea bass, tend to fall apart too easily. Serve as a main course for lunch or dinner. For a reduced-fat fish chowder, omit the cream. … Continue reading

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Stuffed Potatoes with Ham, Thyme and Gruyere

4 medium to large russet potatoes, washed A drizzle extra-virgin olive oil Filling 1 Tbps extra-virgin olive oil (once around the pan) 2 shallots, chopped 1/2 pound baked ham from deli, 1/8-inch thick slices, cut into 1/4 inch strips 1/2 … Continue reading

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Alton Brown’s Southern Biscuits

12 ounces all-purpose flour (plus an additional 1/2 cup for dusting) 4 tsp baking powder 1/4 tsp baking soda 3/4 tsp kosher salt 1 ounce unsalted butter, chilled 2 ounces shortening, chilled 1 cup low-fat buttermilk, chilled Heat the oven … Continue reading

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Lemon Layer Cake, Take Two

Lemon Cake 1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened 1 cup & 2 T sugar 4 large eggs zest of 1 1/2 lemons (save in order to juice for icing, below) 2 cups self rising flour, sifted 2 t baking powder 1/4 … Continue reading

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