Pressure Cooker Rabbit Ramen

November 14, 2020 0 Comments

Wondering what to do with leftover rabbit pieces from my Braised Rabbit with Charred Carrots? Or maybe you just want to experiment with the mild flavor of this highly sustainable meat? Make this high-speed rabbit ramen broth in a pressure cooker to get hours-long flavor extracted in under an hour. The broth couldn’t be easier, if …

Chez Panisse Almond Torte (High Altitude)

November 14, 2020 0 Comments

As much as I love to bake, I have only a handful of dessert recipes that I rely on time and time again. I’m usually more interested in trying new recipes or experimenting with elaborate concoctions that, while fun to play with, aren’t always the most practical to whip out for an unexpected visitor or …

Pasta Carbonara with Leftover Ham and Spring Vegetables

November 14, 2020 0 Comments

If you didn’t experiment with cooking rabbit or gather around a splendid haunch of lamb this Easter, you probably invoked that most classic and welcome dinner guest, the glazed holiday ham. Salty and magenta-hued, this magnificent bastion of porky resplendence is beloved not just for its initial holiday debut, but especially for the days and days of …

Ham Pockets – Puff Pastry Handpies with Ham, Brie and Kale

November 14, 2020 0 Comments

And the HAMFEST festivities continue! One of the most anticipated uses of leftover ham in our house is the creation of Ham Pockets, both for their sweet-salty-cheesy-crusty deliciousness and for the opportunity to sing the name Ham Pockets over and over again, a la early 90’s Hot Pocket commercials. Don’t be fooled by the intense …

Almond-Scented Cherry Pie with Amaretti Cookie Crumble and Whole Wheat Pie Crust

November 12, 2020 0 Comments

My momma makes a nearly unbeatable classic cherry pie, delicately scented with almond extract and hugged by a pretty, pastry-crimped lattice top. Divine with a scoop of Bluebell vanilla ice cream, slices is best served sitting on the couch or porch reconnecting with family. She says it’s a lot of trouble to make a pie, …