Recipes: A Home Cook–Friendly Brisket, Plus Sides!

 

This peppery brisket from Louie Mueller Barbecue, a 2006 America’s Classic's winner, may be made in the oven, but trust us: it’s just as good as bona fide ‘cue. Start roasting your meat in the morning in order for it to be ready by dinnertime, and savor the leftovers all week long.  Get the recipe.

 

Because every brisket needs some stellar sides, be sure to include these dishes in your spread: James Beard’s own macaroni and cheese, plus a healthy arugula salad topped with apples and candied walnuts.

 


 

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What We're Reading This Week

 

Take it slow: rethink your vegetable-roasting method with this simple tip. [Bon Appétit

 

Milan’s Bollate prison addresses criminal issues as it opens an upscale restaurant within its walls. [MUNCHIES

 

Danny Meyer has partnered with Delta Airlines to improve the quality of food in the skies. [New York Times

 

Anthony Bourdain lists his top 10 dream dishes for his upcoming New York City food market. [Grubstreet]

 

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Recipe Roundup: Cooking for a Crowd

Joanne Bondy's farmer's macaroni and cheese

 

It's been two weeks since Hurricane Sandy touched down in New York and New Jersey, but many of the hardest hit communities are still reeling. For those of us who live nearby and want to help, providing food to those without power or running water is a great way to get involved. Most FEMA and community-organized relief sites will accept donations of homemade food, and hot meals are particularly appreciated. Here are a few of the recipes we turn to when cooking for a crowd:

 

Baked Orzo with Eggplant and Mozzarella [Smitten Kitchen]

Adapted from a recipe by vegetable maestro Yotam Ottolenghi, this hearty yet not-too-heavy baked pasta is perked up with a pinch of lemon zest and pillowy bites of fried eggplant. Canned tomatoes can be substituted for fresh when out of season.

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Recipe: Farmer’s Mac & Cheese

Macaroni and cheese We learned earlier today that macaroni and cheese is all the rage in New York City. For those of you who can't pay a visit to one of the city's mac 'n' cheese "boutiques," this hearty, Tabasco-kissed recipe will certainly satisfy your craving. It comes from Joanne Bondy of Old Hickory Steakhouse at the Gaylord Texas Resort in Dallas.

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Recipe: Farmer’s Mac & Cheese

Macaroni and cheese We learned earlier today that macaroni and cheese is all the rage in New York City. For those of you who can't pay a visit to one of the city's mac 'n' cheese "boutiques," this hearty, Tabasco-kissed recipe will certainly satisfy your craving. It comes from Joanne Bondy of Old Hickory Steakhouse at the Gaylord Texas Resort in Dallas.

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