Monday, October 22, 2018

Recipes

North African Carrot and Chickpea Salad exotic, easy

North African Carrot and Chickpea Salad exotic, easy

By Melissa D’ArabianI first tasted harissa when I was 19 and traveled on a lone adventure to Tunisia after spending a semester abroad in France. I browsed the open markets, with their appealing drapey white cotton clothing. I was particularly drawn t...
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Tasty Weeknight Thai Curry Chicken packs a protein punch

Tasty Weeknight Thai Curry Chicken packs a protein punch

Boneless skinless chicken breasts save the day for so many busy folks who want to get a lean, protein-filled, affordable dinner on the table in a hurry. I always have a package or two in my freezer. I buy them when they are on super-sale and freeze t...
Updated a year ago
Smoky (Vegan) Lentil Soup full of nutrition, flavor

Smoky (Vegan) Lentil Soup full of nutrition, flavor

Rich bean soups are classic winter comfort food. They are filling, healthy and inexpensive, making them a worthy addition to the menu rotation. The downside to dried bean cookery is the time it takes to soak and then cook the beans. Canned beans are ...
Updated a year ago
Easy yet classy: Shrimp and Pineapple Brochettes

Easy yet classy: Shrimp and Pineapple Brochettes

After all the cooking and shopping that the holidays inspire us to do, I’m looking forward to pulling out some easy recipes that use pantry ingredients I keep on hand. One of my favorite items to keep in the freezer is frozen shrimp. I keep both cook...
Updated a year ago
Weekday Sauteed Broccoli is healthy and tasty

Weekday Sauteed Broccoli is healthy and tasty

Every weeknight, 6 p.m. rolls around, and across America, we scramble to find something to feed our families. Our end-of-day creativity is sapped, and we turn to our core repertoire of recipes that we make over and over. And this isn’t a bad thing. H...
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Indulge in Orange and Raspberry Tart

Indulge in Orange and Raspberry Tart

During the holidays, we could all use a fantastic tart recipe in our hip pockets. Tarts are a perfect festive end to any dinner party, and they make a lovely gift for a neighbor. If the thought of making homemade crust intimidates you, or if you jus...
Updated a year ago
Lightened Shepherd’s Pie comforting, quick

Lightened Shepherd’s Pie comforting, quick

When the weather gets cooler, we want to tuck into comfort food in our home. Doing a recipe makeover on a tasty-but-less-than-healthy dish is one of my favorite challenges. Today, I’m taking on a wintertime classic with my Lightened Shepherd’s Pie. T...
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Green Salad With Pumpkin Vinaigrette celebrates holiday season

Green Salad With Pumpkin Vinaigrette celebrates holiday season

By MELISSA D’ARABIANSummer may officially be the season of green salads, but wintertime versions have advantages that make them worth exploring. The cooler weather seasonable greens are hearty and darker green, which makes them nutrient-rich. And, th...
Updated a year ago
Looking for something extra quick and comforting? Try 10-Minute Tortilla Soup

Looking for something extra quick and comforting? Try 10-Minute Tortilla Soup

By MELISSA D’ARABIANI owe the idea to well-meaning fans, who over the years would approach me to thank me for the genius of making 10-minute meals. I never had the heart to correct them: I hosted Ten Dollar Dinners. Ten-minute meals, I always mused, ...
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Enjoy an Italian masterpiece: Eggplant and Spinach Parmesan

Enjoy an Italian masterpiece: Eggplant and Spinach Parmesan

Make-ahead meals and cooking for the freezer, once relegated to suburban supermoms who had it more together than the rest of us, are now trendy with the healthy-eating crowd. Sure, we call it "meal prep," but it’s pretty much the same thing: Make goo...
Updated a year ago