PAELLA A LA MCLEAN

PAELLA A LA  MCLEAN Serves 8•  7 cups    chicken stock or broth (low salt)•  BG        satchel (parsley stems, pepper corns, thyme and bay leaves)• 2 lbs      small mussels•  2 oz      white wine•  1.5 lbs   sea bass or monkfish, cut to serving size•  20         medium shrimp•  ½  lb     squid , cut …

Fingerling Potatoes and a German Potato Salad

Fingerling potatoes are petite, pricey, tasty and firm. We have here Ruby Crescents, French Fingerlings, Russian Banana and Purple Peruvian–all delightfully weird and perfect for a skin-on potato salad. Read more about these spuds in Schneider’s Vegetables from Amaranth to Zucchini. German Potato Salad See Abbreviations, if needed I’ve been, of late, constructing salads without …

Mandoline

The mandoline is a slicing machine that works by cutting product over a mounted knife blade.  Why it is called a mandoline and not a washboard—which it more resembles—is anyone’s guess.  It has folding legs and an assortment of adjustable blades that slice firm products, such as potatoes, radishes, carrots and apples with great precision …

Potatoes Ashley

Sunday night’s menu, for a handsome young couple of in-laws (and her name was Ashley), was grilled ribs, steamed and sautéed asparagus and Potatoes Gratinée. But I forgot to buy garlic and we were low on Reggiano Parmigiano.” So here we have: Potatoes Ashley 1t         butter 12oz     heavy cream 1T        fines herbes (see note) 4-5       …