Our Grocery List
Carrot Tart with Ricotta and Feta
One Package of frozen puff pastry – thawed
One Pound of multi-colored carrots, quartered length-wise to make ‘spears’
One tablespoon oil for roasting, more for serving
Eight ounces ricotta
Four ounces crumbled feta
One garlic clove – smushed
Fresh herbs for garnish
Easy Mashed Potatoes
Eight to ten waxy white potatoes (eg yukon), approximately two good sized ones per person. Cleaned and peeled.
Half a cup of heavy cream.
Four tablespoons of butter.
A splash of whole milk.
Salt and pepper
The Best Roasted Veggies
Two pounds acorn squash, sliced into wedges.
2 pounds rutabega peeled and cut into wedges.
One pound parsnip peeled and cut into spears.
One pound carrots peeled and cut into spears.
One quarter cup of olive oil.
Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper.
Six Fresh thyme sprigs.
Simple and delicious stuffing
Three tablespoons unsalted butter, plus more for greasing the pan.
Two small shallots or mini onions diced.
One teaspoon fresh thyme leaves.
Three quarter cup of chicken stock.
One quarter cup fresh soft herbs chopped (parsley, tarragon, chives, mint, basil – whatever you have)
Three cups of bread, the best you can find, day old.
Pot de Creme
One and a half cups of heavy cream
Half a cup of whole milk
Three ounces bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped
One ounce unsweetened chocolate, finely chopped
Four egg yolks
Three tablespoons sugar
One eighth teaspoon kosher salt
Whipped cream for serving
Cranberry Lemon Bars
One stick plus 5 tablespoons of butter
One cup of sugar
Two cups of all-purpose flour
One teaspoon of coarse salt
For Cranberry Filling:
One bag of fresh cranberries
Three quarters of a cup of granulated sugar
2 Lemons (zest of)
For Lemon Curd:
One and a quarter cups of sugar
Four large eggs
One tablespoon light corn syrup
Four lemons (juice from)
One stick unsalted butter cut into chunks
Optional: confectioners sugar for topping (through a sieve).
Three hefty slices of sharp cheddar cheese
One loaf of the fresh bread mentioned above.
Salad leaves bib or Boston.
Condiments of your choosing – mustard, mayo, hot sauce (be bold!)
Salt and pepper
Thanksgiving leftovers – turkey, stuffing are the best ones !
One Package of smoked salmon
One jar of capers.
One loaf of fresh, crusty bread
One lemon quartered
Fresh dill (option)
One bottle of something bubbly