Indian Chili Chicken

Ingredients: 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken thighs (6 to 8 smallish ones) 2 tablespoons dark soy sauce, plus extra if required Ground black pepper, to taste 1/2 teaspoon bouillon powder (or 1/2 a stock cube) 1 to 2 tablespoons neutral cooking oil 1-inch piece ginger, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 1 to 2…

Pork Shoulder Ragu

Ingredients: 2 to 2 1/2 pounds boneless pork shoulder roast, tied with twine if there are any loose pieces 1 small onion, chopped 1 garlic clove, minced Salt and pepper 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 small pat butter 1 28-ounce can whole tomatoes, with juice 1 cup red wine 5 sprigs fresh thyme 5 sprigs fresh oregano Generous pinch of fennel seeds 1 tablespoon hot sauce…

Spanakopita pot pie skillet

Ingredients: 1 pound fresh baby spinach leaves, washed 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts or thighs, chopped into 1-inch chunks Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 5 medium cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour 1/2 cup chicken stock, plus more as needed 1/2 cup milk 4 ounces feta…

Cold Peanut Sesame Noodles

Ingredients: 2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts or 1/2 block tofu, cut into strips 4 teaspoons peanut or canola oil, divided 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 1/2-inch piece ginger, peeled and minced 1 pound spaghetti or soba noodles 1 medium cucumber and/or 2 carrots, 2 sticks celery, 3 radishes, etc. 5 scallions, chopped 1 large handful…

Red Rice Congee with Chicken, Kimchi, and Mushrooms

Ingredients: 1 cup red rice 5½ cups homemade chicken stock or low-sodium chicken broth, divided Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper  4 skinless, boneless chicken thighs (1 lb) 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 8 ounces oyster mushrooms and/or beech mushrooms, trimmed at base into small clusters 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 1 tablespoon grated peeled ginger,…

Mahi Mahi with Smashed White Beans and Sage

Ingredients: ½ teaspoon finely chopped rosemary Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper ½ teaspoon finely grated orange zest 1 pound skinless mahi-mahi fillets, divided into four portions  4 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 garlic clove, finely chopped 1½ teaspoons finely chopped sage leaves 1 small chile de árbol or ½ tsp. crushed red pepper flakes…

Turkey Breast with Roasted Broccolini

Ingredients: 1 turkey breast on the bone (about 2 lb) 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1½ teaspoons Chinese five-spice powder Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper 4 garlic cloves, unpeeled 2 bunches broccolini (about 1 1/2 lb.), ends trimmed Place racks in upper and lower thirds of oven; preheat to 425°. Remove turkey breast from…