Dutch Baby

Dutch Baby


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Dutch Baby
How about a large fluffy pancake that’s fun to make. It works for breakfast or dessert. The best part, it takes five minutes to come together with the use of a blender. Dutch baby on Happensatthebean.com
Prep Time 5 Minutes
Cook Time 20 Minutes
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Prep Time 5 Minutes
Cook Time 20 Minutes
Servings
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Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees.
  2. Combine eggs, flour, milk, sugar and nutmeg in a blender and blend until smooth 30-45 seconds.
  3. Place butter in a heavy 10-inch skillet gently melt butter. Using a pastry brush paint sides on skillet with butter. Add the batter to the pan, place pan in the oven and bake for 20 minutes, until the pancake is puffed and golden.
  4. Remove pancake from oven, and serve at once topped with syrup, fruit, confectioners' sugar or lemon.

Macaroni and Cheese


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Macaroni and Cheese
Macaroni and cheese doesn’t have to be complicated to be great. This version of macaroni and cheese is extremely easy and always a crowd pleaser. Macaroni and cheese on Happensatthebean.com #happensatthebean
Course Side Dish
Prep Time 20 Minutes
Cook Time 30 Minutes
Servings
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Course Side Dish
Prep Time 20 Minutes
Cook Time 30 Minutes
Servings
People
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF. In a large heavy pot, cook the macaroni in salted water according to package directions until al dente. Drain in a colander and run under cool water to prevent carryover cooking; set aside.
  2. Return the same pot to medium heat, Melt 3 tablespoons butter and whisk in the flour. Cook until the flour is lightly golden, 3 to 4 minutes. Slowly pour in milk and continuously whisk while it thickens. Add dry mustard, 1 teaspoon salt, hit sauce, and simmer 4 to 5 minutes. Fold in cheese with a rubber spatula. Turn off heat and gently fold in macaroni.
  3. Transfer the pasta–cheese mixture to a buttered 2-quart baking dish and smooth over the top. Bake until bubbling and the top is golden brown, 40-45 minutes. Cool for 5 minutes prior to serving warm.

Lasagna


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Lasagne
The quintessential Italian comfort classic, homemade lasagna. This recipe is the traditional dish that includes layers of pasta, bolognese, béchamel, and cheese. This is not a quick dish, time is involved but you will be rewarded.
Prep Time 2 days
Cook Time 4 hours
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Bechamel sauce
Prep Time 2 days
Cook Time 4 hours
Servings
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Ingredients
Bechamel sauce
Instructions
Bechamel sauce
  1. Heat butter in a medium saucepan over medium heat until foaming. Add flour and cook, whisking constantly, 1-2 minutes. Whisk in milk, 1 cup at a time. Bring sauce to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer, whisking often, until the consistency of cream, 8–10 minutes; add nutmeg and season with salt. Remove from heat, transfer to a medium bowl, and press plastic wrap directly onto surface; let cool slightly.
Assemble the lasagna
  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Coat a 13x9" baking dish with butter.
  2. Spread 1/8 cup bechamel in the prepared baking dish. Top with a layer of noodles, spread over a scant 3/4 cup of the Bolognese béchamel sauce top with 1/8 cup Parmesan-reggiano cheese.
  3. Repeat process 5-7 more times, starting with noodles and ending with Parmesan and dot with butter.
  4. Place baking dish on a rimmed baking sheet and bake lasagna until bubbling and beginning to brown on top, 50–60 minutes. Let lasagna sit 30 minutes before serving.
  5. Serve with grated cheese on the side.