Mushrooms and Greens with Toast

Ingredients: 3 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 1/2 pounds mixed mushrooms, cleaned, trimmed and torn into bite size pieces 2 thick slices bread from a large, crusty loaf 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar red pepper flakes, to taste Coarse salt and freshly ground black pepper 6 ounces…

Bulgur, Spinach, and Tomato Casserole

Ingredients: 1 cup coarse bulgur Salt to taste 2 28-ounce cans chopped tomatoes with juice 4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 6 plump garlic cloves, minced 1/2 teaspoon sugar ½ teaspoon ground allspice or cinnamon Freshly ground pepper 12-ounces fresh spinach 2 tablespoons chopped fresh mint 1 ½ cups cooked chickpeas 2 ounces Gruyère or…

Arancini

Ingredients: Vegetable oil 1 large egg, beaten to blend 1 cup leftover risotto 1/4 cup grated Parmesan 3/4 cup dried Italian-style bread crumbs 1 ounces mozzarella, cut into 1/2-inch cubes Salt Pour oil in a heavy large saucepan and heat over medium heat Stir the eggs, risotto, cheese, and 1/4 cup of bread crumbs in…

Cheesy Rolls

Starter 1/2 cup plus tbsp bread flour 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp instant yeast 1/4 cup cool water Dough all of the starter 3/4 cup warm water (105-110 degrees F) 1/2 tsp salt 1 3/4 cups bread flour 1/4 tsp instant yeast Filling    1 1/4 cups grated cheese (Gruyere, Parmesan, asiago, sharp cheddar, etc.) To…

Pizza Quinoa

Ingredients: 2 tsp olive oil 1/2 yellow onion, diced 3 cloves garlic, minced kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 8 oz. can tomato sauce 1 cup water 1 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained 2/3 cup shredded Parmesan cheese 1-2 tomatoes, cored, seeded, and diced 2 Tbs chopped fresh basil 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes…

Jalapeño Popper Dip

Ingredients: 8 ounces cream cheese, at room temperature 1/2 cup greek yogurt 4 pieces of bacon, chopped up and cooked 3 jalapeños, minced 2 cloves garlic, minced ½ teaspoon cumin 3/4 cups shredded cheddar cheese Topping: 1/2 cup panko breadcrumbs 1/2 cup grated Parmesan cheese 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted Preheat oven to 375 degrees…