Sara’s Weeknight Meals Season 9

Peach and Blackberry Tamales

Makes about 24 tamales Ingredients 1 pound dried corn husks For the dough: 1 cup cornmeal 1 1/2 cups Masa Harina 2 cups boiling water 1 cup unsalted butter 3/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed 3/4 cup whole milk 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon baking powder For the filling: 3…


Dirty Duck Rice

Dirty Duck Rice Serves 4 to 6 people 3 large duck livers 1/2 cup whole milk 6 confit duck legs (available on line from Dartagnan.com and Mapleleaffarms.com) 2 tablespoons duck fat (available from the above on line sources) 1/4 cup finely chopped yellow onion 2 tablespoons minced garlic 2 tablespoons…


Dandelion Green Salad with Roasted Butternut Squash and Pecan Dressing

Serves: 4 For the dressing: 2/3 cup raw sugar 1 cup toasted pecans 1 cup red wine vinegar 2 teaspoons minced garlic 2 pinches salt 1 ½ teaspoons chile de arbol powder (or chile powder of your choice) 3 cups blended oil For the salad: 6 cups dandelion greens 1…


Pork Medallions with Prunes and Spicy Mustard Cream Sauce

Start to finish: 45 minutes Servings: 4 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 large pork tenderloin, about 1 ¼ – 1 ½-pounds, cut at an angle into ½-inch thick medallions Kosher salt 2 tablespoons minced shallots ½ cup dry white wine 1 ½ tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary ¼ – ½- teaspoon…


Camarones Enchilados and Fried Sweet Plantains

Camarones Enchilados 4 servings 1/2 cup olive oil 1 large onion, sliced 1 large green pepper, sliced 6 cloves of garlic, peeled and chopped 2 roasted jarred red peppers, lightly chopped 15 oz can plain tomato sauce 1 cup dry white wine 1 bay leaf Salt Red pepper flakes 2 pounds…


Zucchini in Cuban Style Cherry Tomato Sofrito

Makes 4 servings Hands-On Time: 30 minutes Total Preparation Time: 1 hour 15 minutes Suggested Accompaniments Rice or shredded Napa cabbage seasoned with just a bit of olive oil and salt. Ingredients 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 3-4 garlic cloves, mashed with mortar and pestle or finely chopped 1 medium…