Sample recipes from Polenta

Pancakes with Blueberries and Crème Fraîche

The blue and gold of these pancakes reminds me of spring on the central coast of California. When I was little, we spent all our vacation...

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Cinnamon Popovers

There is virtually no difference between a popover and a Yorkshire pudding, the ubiquitous accompaniment to roast beef throughout the Bri...

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Baked Polenta with Eggplant, Sun-dried Tomatoes, and Basil Sauce

For this dish, the polenta can be made up to 24 hours ahead of time, or the whole dish can be assembled and held for a few hours before c...

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Homemade Chicken Stock

If you have the time, it is well worth making your own stock. Save backs, wings, and other raw or cooked chicken trimmings in the freezer...

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Baby Greens with Blood Oranges and Sage-Prosciutto Polenta Croutons

When I arrived back in America after years of living in Spain, my choice of where to live was based on the availability of baby salad gre...

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Grilled Polenta Crostini

This is a master recipe. Not only is it masterfully good but it can be used as the model for literally hundreds of crostini with differen...

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Gorgonzola Puffs

These nuggets of flavor could be served on tiny doilies or in little paper muffin cups for passing at a cocktail party. Then they can jus...

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Duck Breasts with Port Sauce and Wild Mushroom Polenta

When I discovered boneless duck breasts in England years ago, they became my favorite special occasion dish, and this way of cooking them...

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Soft Polenta with Braised Italian Sausage, Oven-roasted Tomatoes, and Swiss Chard

I learned about these oven-roasted tomatoes while working on the Patina restaurant cookbook and they have been part of my repertoire ever...

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Polenta Lasagna with Spinach, Zucchini, Herbs, and Fontina

This is a variation of pasticciata, a traditional northern Italian polenta dish that is often made with cheese only. The addition of vege...

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Chicken Pot Pie with Cornmeal Crust

Sometimes you just need a chicken pot pie. I learned to love savory pies during my year in England. Cornish pasties, raised game pies wit...

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Lemon and Oregano Polenta Muffins

Not your usual muffins by any means, these little gems go perfectly with grilled dishes such as a Greek-style chicken. Add a cucumber and...

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Pan-Fried Tomatoes with a Cornmeal Crust

In the American South cornmeal is often used to coat oysters, catfish, and chicken before frying them, but this dish, with its crunchy ex...

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Fennel Seed and Rosemary Breadsticks

When I tested these crunchy breadsticks, with their herb flavor and welcome salty bite, my friend Richard couldn’t get over the fact that...

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Polenta Pound Cake

This golden cake is dense and slightly crunchy, not a lighter-than-air pound cake, though it certainly looks like one. Topped with a warm...

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