Boston Baked Beans

Ingredients 1 pound dry navy beans 6 cups water 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1 bay leaf 1/2 pound bacon, diced 1 yellow onion, diced 1/3 cup molasses 1/4 cup brown sugar, packed 2 teaspoons dry mustard powder 2 teaspoons kosher salt 1 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper Directions 1.Soak navy beans overnight in enough water … [Read more…]

Roast Chicken with Herb Buttered Onions and New Potatoes

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Ingredients 1 stick (1/2 cup) butter, room temperature 1 tablespoon fresh parsley, chopped 3 sprigs fresh parsley, whole 1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped 3 sprigs fresh thyme, whole 1 tablespoon fresh rosemary, chopped 1 large sprig fresh rosemary, whole 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 teaspoon kosher salt 2 teaspoons kosher salt ½ teaspoon freshly ground … [Read more…]

Lemony Lentils with Kale

Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, diced 1 carrot, diced 3-4 cloves garlic, minced 4 sprigs fresh thyme 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes ½ pound green lentils 1 15 ounce can diced tomatoes, with juices 3 cups chicken broth 1 large bunch kale, stemmed … [Read more…]

Simple Sloppy Joe Sandwiches

Ingredients 1 pound ground beef 1 medium onion, chopped ½ cup ketchup 2 tablespoons water 1 tablespoon brown sugar 1 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon dry mustard 1 teaspoon white vinegar 1 teaspoon chili powder 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon onion powder 1 teaspoon kosher salt Hamburger buns, for serving Directions In a large … [Read more…]

Strawberry and Mandarin Salad

Ingredients ¼ cup sliced almonds 3 tablespoons sugar 1/3 cup olive oil 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar 1/8 teaspoon hot sauce – a dash 2 ½ tablespoons sugar 1 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon freshly cracked black pepper 12 ounces spring lettuce mix 1 11 ounce can mandarin oranges, drained 1 cup fresh strawberries, sliced … [Read more…]