By People Staff
April 23, 2012 12:00 PM

Trisha Yearwood’s VEGGIE SIDE DISH

The country singer and Food Network star shares an ‘irresistible’ family favorite


Serves: 8 to 10

2 (10-oz.) packages frozen chopped broccoli, thawed, or 1 lb. fresh broccoli florets

2 large eggs, beaten

1 cup mayonnaise

1 (10-oz.) can cream of mushroom soup

¼ cup grated sweet onion

2½ cups shredded sharp Cheddar cheese, divided

Salt and pepper

½ cup bread crumbs, crushed potato chips or cheese cracker crumbs

1. Preheat oven to 350.

2. Cook broccoli in boiling, salted water 3 to 4 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain well and set aside.

3. Combine eggs and next 3 ingredients. Fold in broccoli, 2 cups cheese, salt and pepper to taste. Spoon into lightly greased 13×9×2-in. baking dish. Bake 30 minutes.

4. Remove from oven; top with crumbs and remaining cheese. Bake 10 more minutes or until light brown.

Trisha’s Southern Kitchen airs Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. ET on Food Network

Christina Tosi’s PEPPER BISCUITS

The N.Y.C. pastry chef whips up a treat that she calls ‘simple and such a crowd-pleaser’



Makes 10 to 12 biscuits

1 stick unsalted butter, softened

2/3 cup plus 2 tbsp. sugar

3 tsp. salt

1 tsp. finely ground black pepper

2¾ cups self-rising flour

1 cup buttermilk

½ cup plus 2 tbsp. heavy cream

1. Preheat oven to 425. Using an electric mixer, beat butter, 2/3 cup sugar, salt and pepper for 2 minutes or until fluffy.

2. Add flour, then using a fork, incorporate it into butter until mixture is sandy and no large pieces of butter remain. Gently stir in buttermilk and ½ cup heavy cream, until just mixed.

3. On a greased baking sheet, spoon 10 to 12 biscuits, 2 in. apart. Brush tops with 2 tbsp. heavy cream and sprinkle with 2 tbsp. sugar. Chill in freezer for 15 minutes.

4. Bake until golden brown, 15 to 17 minutes. Serve warm with fresh berries and whipped cream.