Harvest roast chicken with grapes and olives

Ingredients: 2 pounds chicken parts with skin and bones Table salt Freshly ground black pepper 1 cup seedless grapes 1 cup pitted Kalamata olives 2 small shallots, thinly sliced 1/2 cup dry white wine 1/2 cup chicken broth 1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh rosemary Preheat your oven to 450 degrees with a rack in middle.…

Charlie Bird’s farro salad

Ingredients: 1 cup farro 1 cup apple cider 2 teaspoons kosher salt, more as needed 2 bay leaves 8 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 70 grams Parmesan cheese, shaved with a vegetable peeler (1/2 cup) 70 grams chopped pistachio nuts (1/2 cup) 2 cups arugula leaves 1 cup cilantro or basil…

Minestrone with chili oil, lemon zest, and parmesan

Ingredients: 1 cup dried cannellini beans, soaked overnight 4 tablespoons plus 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil, divided 1 medium onion, chopped 4 medium garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon oregano, rosemary, or other dried herb 2 medium russet potatoes, peeled and cut into a 1/2 inch dice 2 tablespoons tomato paste 3 quarts chicken stock…

Moussaka

Ingredients: 4 tbsp olive oil 3 medium or 2 large aubergines, sliced 1 large onion, finely chopped 4 cloves of garlic, finely chopped 2 tsp cinnamon 1 1/2 tsp dried oregano 1 pound minced lamb 2 tbsp tomato purée, mixed with 2/3 cup water 2/3 cup red wine Small bunch of cilantro, chopped For the…

Guinness chocolate brownies

Ingredients: ½ cup Guinness stout 8 ounces semisweet chocolate, finely chopped 2/3 cup unsalted butter 1 cup granulated sugar 2 eggs 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease a 9×9-inch square baking pan, then line with parchment paper. Bring the Guinness to a boil…

Sweet potato soup with pistachio orange salsa

Ingredients: 4 pounds sweet potato, peeled and cut into 1-inch dice 6 tablespoons vegetable oil, divided Kosher salt 4 medium carrots, peeled and chopped 1 medium onion, chopped 5 cloves garlic, crushed 2 sprigs sage (optional) 1 quart chicken stock 1 quart water 1/4 cup fresh juice and 1 tablespoon freshly grated zest from 1…

Mango slaw

Ingredients: 2 mangoes, peeled, pitted and julienned 1 to 1 1/4 pounds Napa cabbage, halved and sliced very thinly 1 red pepper, julienned 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced 6 tablespoons of fresh lime juice, from about two limes 1/4 cup rice vinegar 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes, or…