Regardless of its fast 28 days, February had no scarcity of scrumptious meals. Over the past month, our neighborhood embraced seasonal eats impressed by every little thing from Valentine’s Day to Mardi Gras, together with fashionable updates to comforting classics—bourbon-braised leeks, hen and dumplings, and flaky, buttery hand pies, to call just a few. In no explicit order, listed here are our high recipes from February 2023.
You’d by no means guess that this silky-smooth, luxurious pasta sauce is made out of simply squash (roasted till caramelized and fork-tender), garlic, pasta water, and miso. Many of the prepare dinner time can also be hands-off, that means it’s the perfect pasta recipe for kitchen multitaskers.
Think about these hand pies Chetna Makan’s elevated twist on a sure toaster pastry that you could be keep in mind from childhood. Slightly than the everyday berry filling, nevertheless, she stuffs these pies with a combination of cashews and almonds, sweetened with jaggery, an unrefined sugar generally used throughout Southeast Asia and Africa.
Win Son Bakery is understood for making a few of Brooklyn’s finest breakfast sandwiches, like its bacon, egg and cheese served on a flaky, house-made scallion pancake. So, in honor of Win Son’s debut cookbook, we printed the recipe. Want we are saying extra?
These potato skins, topped with the acquainted flavors of a BLT, are nice for Recreation Day—however they’re additionally excellent for any event in want of a make-ahead app. Catch us serving them at every little thing from birthday events, to film nights, to your common weeknight dinner.
Humble leeks, with their oniony, allium taste, are remodeled after bourbon and citrus are added to the combo. “Braising the leeks in bourbon provides nutty, candy notes, whereas zippy orange juice imbues the leeks with citrusy pep,” stated Meals Editor Emily Ziemski. Serve them on their very own, or pair with a roast hen for a showstopping feast.
These po’ boys from Nini Nguyen function Zatarain’s Andouille Smoked Sausage, giving the sandwich a smoky, snappy base. Beneficiant quantities of lettuce, tomato, pickles, and spicy remoulade spherical out the New Orleans staple.
On this cocktail, recipe developer John deBary “needed to seize the sensation [he] had watching the Darkish Phoenix saga unfold on the Saturday-morning X-Males The Animated Collection,” which he achieved via layering syrup and soda water, leading to a “related shade gradient to the animated pseudo-deity.” It’s additionally a wildly scrumptious drink, that includes his saffron- and black tea-infused “ultragrenadine” syrup.
These wealthy, creamy chocolate truffles are balanced by only a contact of porcini powder. The mushrooms present earthy depth, rounding out the chocolate taste, whereas a touch of strawberry powder makes the entire thing pop.
On this Candy Warmth recipe, Rick Martínez roasts delicate, flaky cod in coconut milk spiced with orange rind and allspice berries. A savory salsa macha, bolstered with anchovies, together with recent orange segments and herbs completes this impressive-yet-simple fundamental.
Rooster and dumplings could be the final word consolation meals, particularly when it solely takes one bowl and one pot to throw collectively. Utilizing store-bought rotisserie hen is vital—it’s a time-saving trick that enables this dish to be able to eat in about 45 minutes flat.
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