Ham

Plum Glaze for Baked Ham

Ingredients 1 tablespoon unsalted butter ¼ cup chopped shallots 1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves, or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme Salt 1 cup chicken stock or water ½ cup coarsely chopped dried plums (prunes) 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon cider vinegar, or red or white wine vinegar Nutritional Information Nutritional analysis per serving (2 servings)…

Croque-Monsieur

While French restaurant and country cooking have been thoroughly examined by American home cooks, somewhere between the two styles lies a branch of cuisine that has been almost entirely missed: France’s bar and cafe food. This is the realm of snacks like tartines and rillettes, salads and savory tarts, and one of most delicious of…

Chivito Steak Sandwich

The chivito, a little steak sandwich that serves as one of Uruguay’s culinary calling cards, makes for a fine afternoon of lunching, or an easy outdoor dinner. Pound out the beef — rib-eye or shell steak, tenderloin or flat-iron — then put it on a hot grill. It cooks fast. Then assemble: a small kaiser…

Fresh Herb Kuku

Kuku is a traditional Persian egg dish similar to a frittata. This version by the Iranian food writer Najmieh Batmanglij was served at the White House at Michelle Obama’s Nowruz celebration on April 6. In it, a variety of fresh green herbs are mixed with fragrant spices, chopped walnuts and just enough eggs to bind…

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