Only the Best Bay Leaf Recipes
Big Ed's Cajun Shrimp Soup
bay leaf, butter, basil, thyme, garlic, green pepper, green onion, rice, hot sauce, red pepper flakes, salt, shrimp, tomato juice, water
"This is an excellent recipe that is quick and easy to fix, and it tastes great too!"
Black Bean Tart with Chili Crust
corn, bay leaf, chili powder, coriander, cumin, black beans, flour, water, jalapeno, lime juice, monterey jack cheese, paprika, rice, red pepper, red onions, salt, green onion, sour cream, sour cream, butter, vegetable oil
The crust of this tart is tender and quite crumbly.
Chicken Soup III
bay leaf, black pepper, black pepper, carrot, celery, celery seed, celery, chicken bouillon, parsley, thyme, onions, onions, salt, salt, water, rice
"Classic recipe from mom. Makes great leftovers! Try substituting egg noodles for the rice, if you like!"
Corned Beef and Cabbage in Guinness
bay leaf, cabbage, carrot, beef, garlic, allspice, black pepper, cinnamon, cloves, white potato, yellow onions
The Irish butcher at my market gave me a new (to me anyway) recipe for corned beef & cabbage; he told me to cook it in Guinness Draught. Since everyone raved about it, I thought I'd share the recipe he gave me.
Famous Barr's French Onion Soup
flour, bay leaf, beef broth, black pepper, butter, caramel, white wine, baguette, onions, paprika, salt, swiss cheese
One of St. Louis's favorite soup recipes was recently printed in the Post-Dispatch. I remember going to St. Louis when I was young and my family going into the department store's restaurant for this famous soup. Enjoy! Famous-Barr's French Onion Soup
Fragrant Beef Curry with Rice
bay leaf, cinnamon, cloves, curry powder, red pepper, garlic, lemon juice, chutney, whole milk, onions, salt, tomato, vegetable oil, beef
"An Indian friend of my mother's gave her this recipe for beef curry back in 1936," writes Bill Goodhue of Chino, California. "The recipe has...
bay leaf, cayenne, celery, chicken broth, cinnamon, basil, chickpeas, garlic, green pepper, olive oil, onions, paprika, sweet potato, salt, soy sauce, turmeric
"This is a savory vegetable soup that permeates a wonderful aroma. Perfect for those brisk fall days. Serve with crusty bread. For a vegetarian soup, substitute vegetable broth for the chicken broth."
Honey-Brined Turkey with Giblet Cream Gravy
flour, bay leaf, butter, chicken broth, carrot, celery, sea salt, cracked black pepper, garlic, honey, lemon, olive oil, onions, turkey, thyme, gravy, water, water, heavy cream
Janet Fletcher, food writer, says,"My grandmother could never seem to make enough of her creamy giblet gravy; everyone always wanted more. We...
Lamb and Winter Vegetable Stew
bay leaf, beef broth, black pepper, celery, flour, garlic, lamb, onions, sweet potato, parsnip, yellow squash, red wine, salt, sour cream, vegetable oil
"A hearty stew made with winter vegetables. Definitely worth the time. Beef tips can be substituted for lamb."
Master Brine Recipe for Meats
Soak for 48 hours before using-it will help produce the juicyyyyyy-est meat you have ever made!
Roast Prime Rib with Madeira Sauce and Horseradish Sauce
Offer a hearty Cabernet Sauvignon with this impressive prime rib.
Roast Turkey with Herb Butter and Caramelized Onion-Balsamic Gravy
flour, balsamic vinegar, bay leaf, black pepper, onions, onions, orange zest, rosemary, sage, rosemary, sage, salt, gravy
The gravy can be started while the turkey roasts. When the turkey is through cooking, finish the gravy with balsamic vinegar and the pan juices.
Roast Turkey with Maple Herb Butter and Gravy
flour, apple brandy, apple cider, bay leaf, chicken broth, carrot, leaves, lemon zest, onions, turkey, maple syrup
Maple syrup and apple brandy lend a delicate flavor to the turkey and gravy. The New England Sausage, Apple and Dried Cranberry Stuffing is an...
Russian Mushroom and Potato Soup
bay leaf, black pepper, butter, carrot, chicken broth, dill weed, dill weed, flour, half and half, leek, mushroom, potato, salt
"I make this soup every Halloween and is the 'signal' to the family that the cool weather has arrived. I've been making it for 15 years now and out of all the soups I make, it is still everyone's favorite. Enjoy!"
Short Ribs Provençale
carrot, bay leaf, chicken broth, black pepper, carrot, celery, olive oil, flour, garlic, zinfandel, herbes de provence, ribs, olives, tomato, onions, salt
A few years ago, the editors of Bon Appétit magazine declared braised short ribs the recipe of the year, and they asked me to create the ultimate...
Short Ribs Provençale with Crème Fraîche Mashed Potatoes
flour, baby carrot, bay leaf, beef broth, carrot, celery, herbes de provence, garlic, beef, olives, onions, tomato, zinfandel
This sensational dish is best when made with meaty short ribs that are three to four inches long. Serve with a simple green salad and glasses of good Zinfandel.
Tortilla Soup with Chicken and Lime
bay leaf, bay leaf, tomato, tomato, cumin, cumin, red pepper, red pepper, garlic, garlic, green onion, green onion, lime juice, lime juice, olive oil, olive oil, chicken broth, chicken broth, corn tortillas, corn tortillas, water, water
An adaptation of a recipe from Mexican Light Cooking by our friend Kathi Long, a chef and author in Santa Fe.
Ultimate Pizza Sauce
bay leaf, black pepper, butter, celery, basil, oregano, fennel seed, garlic, olive oil, onions, parmesan cheese, salt, sugar, tomato paste, tomato sauce
This recipe was given to me as a wedding present, written on the inside cover of a Pizza Cookbook. It is thick, saucy, spicy, and delicious. I'll never use anything else on my homemade pizzas. I like to double or triple it and but it in ziploc bags in my freezer.
Uncle Bill's Green Split Pea With Hambone Soup
bay leaf, beef bouillon granules, black pepper, carrot, celery, peas, thyme, ham, onions, salt, water
This is my old fashioned style soup and is always enjoyed especially during the cold weather.