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Episode 1003 of Sara’s Weeknight Meals, “5 Ingredient Surf ‘n Turf,” is up!

Viewers love five ingredient meals and I’ll deliver with three simple, tasty recipes from the land and from the sea.  First, I revisit my years working with Julia Child with one of Julia’s favorite French dishes – a simple Fish Meuniere.   Later my brother joins me for a manly steak slathered in…

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Sauteed Fish Meuniere with Sauce Grenobloise

Recommended side dish: buttered green beans and roasted potatoes tossed with parsley Makes 4 servings Hands-on time: 15 minutes Total preparation time: 40 minutes Four 6-ounce pieces, skinless, mild-flavored fish fillets, such as trout, tilapia or catfish 2 cups milk 1 cup unbleached all-purpose flour Kosher salt and freshly ground…

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Steak with Homemade Steak Butter

STEAK BUTTER Start to finish: 10 minutes Hands-on time: 10 minutes Servings: Makes about 16 tablespoons (1/2 pound) 1/2 pound Homemade Butter (see recipe below) or store-bought unsalted butter, cut into tablespoons and softened to room temperature 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 garlic clove, finely minced…

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Salmon with Crispy Skin and Pepperoncini Lemon Sauce

Start to finish: 40 minutes Servings: 4 1/2 cup mayonnaise 2 tablespoons minced seeded pepperoncini, plus 1 tablespoon liquid from the pepperoncini jar 1 to 2 teaspoons lemon juice, or to taste 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic Kosher salt and black pepper Four 6-ounce salmon fillets with the skin 1 1/2…

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Jacques Pepin is teaching a whole new course on the cooking website, Rouxbe! It starts October 20.

Who is the greatest culinary technician on the planet? Who can cut up a whole chicken in 20 seconds and make it look easy? Jacques Pepin! and now you too can learn from the great man himself starting on October 20th. The course is called “Jacques Pépin: A Legacy of…

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In Episode 1002 of “Sara’s Weeknight Meals” we enjoy snacks from all over the world, for dinner!

This week, the second Episode of “Sara’s Weeknight Meals” Season 10 lets you snack your way through dinner with four delicious recipes for “small bites” from all over the world. Hope you’ll tune in! You can find the recipes and use a link to learn when and where to see…

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Alsatian Onion Pie

Start to finish: 1 hour 15 minutes Servings: Makes three 10- x 12-inch pizzas 6 ounces bacon, sliced thin crosswise 4 cups thinly sliced onion salt and black pepper 8 ounces crème fraiche 1 large egg yolk pinch nutmeg 3 ounces coarsely grated gruyere cheese Pizza dough (recipe below) or…

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Mushroom String Cheese Dip

10 sliced mushrooms (Refika used Fairy Ring Mushrooms, which I am not sure are easy to find in this country), your choice 2 big strips string cheese, separated into strings 5 garlic cloves salt and pepper 3 sprigs fresh thyme 3 tablespoons olive oil flat bread as an accompaniment Preheat…

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Pan Con Tomate

Pan Con Tomate 1 loaf of crusty bread Ripe tomatoes (see note) Extra-virgin olive oil Kosher salt Slice the bread. Slice the tomatoes in half crosswise. Rub the halves of the tomato directly onto to the bread. Sprinkle with salt. Drizzle with olive oil.   Note: A viewer, Kathy Dobrowolski,…

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Spanish Omelet

Tortilla Espanola (Spanish Omelet)  Makes 4 – 6-Servings Hands on time: 20 minutes Total preparation time: 40 minutes 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 large onion, sliced 3 potatoes Kosher salt 1 cup dry white wine 5 large eggs Place a medium size sauce pan, filled with salted water…

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