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James Beard’s Roast Beef Hash

James Beard’s Roast Beef Hash

This recipe has been seen by more people than any other single recipe on Chewing The Fat You have just landed on the most popular post ever on Chewing the Fat.  It’s been read 19,245 times and counting. It is so popular in our house,…

Are these the Best Brussels Sprouts Ever? Ilili’s Brussels Sprouts

Are these the Best Brussels Sprouts Ever? Ilili’s Brussels Sprouts

YOU DON’T HAVE TO LOVE BRUSSELS SPROUTS TO LOVE THE FANTASTIC TASTE OF THESE BRUSSELS SPROUTS. Brussels Sprouts are a superfood, a powerful blend of nutrients like folate, vitamin C, vitamin K, vitamin A, fiber and protein. But that doesn’t mean this member of the…

Melissa Clark’s Buttery Breakfast Casserole

Melissa Clark’s Buttery Breakfast Casserole

The Breakfast Casserole is a particularly welcome dish over the holidays. With school out and plenty of days off, breakfast becomes a much bigger deal. Melissa Clark’s contribution is a perfect brunch dish as well.  Its name has nothing to do with its butter content.…

Lazy Man’s Lasagna with Turkey Sausage Bolognese

Lazy Man’s Lasagna with Turkey Sausage Bolognese

IT’S CHRISTMAS! LET’S GET OUT OF THE KITCHEN AS FAST AS WE CAN. Today’s post is actually a repeat of one we featured in 2013. And it’s well worth repeating.  This Turkey Lasagna is big and bold and perfect for a weeknight. It downsizes your…

Thanksgiving Way Out West: The Remains of the Day…Turkey Tetrazzini so good, you may want to roast another Turkey

Thanksgiving Way Out West: The Remains of the Day…Turkey Tetrazzini so good, you may want to roast another Turkey

This is my absolute favorite Thanksgiving recipe.   It is such a favorite that I have been known to cook a turkey or turkey breast just to make it.  It also is a great sentimental favorite because it was one of the first pieces of…

Eric Ripert’s Striped bass in Savoy cabbage with Bacon-Butter sauce

Eric Ripert’s Striped bass in Savoy cabbage with Bacon-Butter sauce

Chef Eric Ripert I love it when Eric Ripert comes on television and performs his wizardry with fish.  Here, delicious white flaky Striped Bass is the perfect partner for the leafy green cabbage and the crisp bacon and butter sauce.  Around Thanksgiving, I think it’s…


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James Beard’s Roast Beef Hash

James Beard’s Roast Beef Hash

This recipe has been seen by more people than any other single recipe on Chewing The Fat You have just landed on the most popular post ever on Chewing the Fat.  It’s been read 19,245 times and counting. It is so popular in our house,…

Ratatouille with Fairy Tale Eggplant

Ratatouille with Fairy Tale Eggplant

Now is the time to hit the Farmer’s Market and make this wonderful dish. This recipe is a riff on Tyler Florence’s Ultimate Ratatouille that dates all the way back to his 2006 “Tyler’s Ultimate” (Clarkson Potter). It is still one of my recipe bibles.…

Ina Garten’s Coquilles St. Jacques from "Make It Ahead"

Ina Garten’s Coquilles St. Jacques from "Make It Ahead"

Ina’s take on this French classic: Scallops in a creamy sauce with a hint of curry under a crust of bread crumbs and cheese.  I am a huge fan of Ina Garten or as a friend of mine once said “What’s not to like?”  Ina…