Monthly Archives: March 2020

Herbes de Provence Crackers

David Schmit Photography 2 cups (9 oz / 255 g) unbleached all-purpose flour, plus more for rolling1 tablespoon poppyseeds1 teaspoon granulated sugar3 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for brushing½ cup water, room temperature1 tablespoon herbes de Provence, or more to tasteFine sea salt, to tasteFreshly ground black pepper, to taste Set a rack in the […]
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Coq au Vin with a Twist

This is a simplified version of my original coq au vin recipe. Here only the chicken is marinated in red wine. It’s also a bit of a twist as I added fennel and leeks along with the carrots, onions, and garlic. You could also add diced celery if you are so inclined. Also, on this […]
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Banana-Pecan Bread

This recipe is a slight variation of one with whom Rick Nelson’s name is attached in a recently published Star Tribune article. He suggests adding walnuts but I grew up in the south where the pecan is the queen of nuts. There’s no hard and fast rule here so feel free to substitute Englsh or black […]
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