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Tag Archives | Winter 2013-2014 Recipes

Mexican Hot Chocolate


by Dotty Griffith from The Texas Holiday Cookbook

While tamales are almost always present on holiday tables in households with Mexican origins, a special kind of tamale shows up at Christmas: the sweet tamale. The tamale dough is flavored with cinnamon and sugar; then it is filled with pecans and raisins.…

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Rachel Lavy’s Chicken Soup


About 8-10 servings

2 white onions, medium
5 zucchini
5 carrots
2 parsnips
2 celery roots
20 white button mushrooms
5 garlic cloves
1 bunch of parsley
1 bunch of celery (stalks with leaves)
1Β½-2 tablespoons kosher salt
1 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
1 whole chicken (or 5 chicken legs), skin removed

Peel all the vegetables, including the roots.…

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Quail Breast with White Wine, Honey, Barberries & Kale



by Chef Gorji

Serves 2


1 cup dry white wine
2 teaspoons honey
2 tablespoons dried barberries (or cranberries)
Β½ teaspoon butter


4 quail breasts, skin on
4 tablespoons olive oil
Kosher salt
Fresh black pepper, coarsely ground
1 teaspoon butter
4 kale leaves for garnish

Start the sauce first, since it takes 4 to 6 minutes.…

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