Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Recipes

Give lean, protein-packed chicken breasts a taste of Provence

Give lean, protein-packed chicken breasts a taste of Provence

Boneless skinless chicken breasts are a convenient go-to for so many cooks. The mild flavor makes them incredibly versatile, so it's easy to slip this cut of chicken into almost any recipe or flavor profile. Chicken breasts are one of the leanest cut...
Updated a year ago
Explore the veggie noodle world with Sunshine Vegetable Ribbons

Explore the veggie noodle world with Sunshine Vegetable Ribbons

Vegetable "noodles" are super trendy, and summer is the best time to make them since the king of veggie noodle — zucchini — is ubiquitous, and inexpensive. Zucchini is a true powerhouse of vitamins. One cup provides over a third of your d...
Updated a year ago
Give Foolproof Cauliflower Pizza Crust a try

Give Foolproof Cauliflower Pizza Crust a try

Cauliflower is a wonder veggie. No longer relegated to boiling and covering with a bright orange cheese sauce (sorry, Mom), cauliflower is stepping out in the place of starch like rice in stir-fries or instead of wheat flour in pizza dough. Cauliflow...
Updated a year ago
Quench your thirst with a fruity and frozen treat

Quench your thirst with a fruity and frozen treat

Balmy weather calls for ice-cold sweet treats; fruity drinks are a natural part of the summertime poolside landscape. But those drinks are often loaded with sugar, boasting 40 or more grams in even a reasonably sized drink. Worse, the "fruitiness" is...
Updated a year ago
Savor this: Lightened Sweet Zucchini and Chorizo Spanish Tortilla

Savor this: Lightened Sweet Zucchini and Chorizo Spanish Tortilla

Growing up in the Southwest, a tortilla was a thin flatbread used to wrap around grilled meat and make tacos. I was in my 30s before I visited Barcelona, Spain, and was served a Spanish tortilla — a completely different dish — and I fell ...
Updated a year ago
Creamy Broccoli and Blue Cheese Salad satisfies

Creamy Broccoli and Blue Cheese Salad satisfies

Tis the season of backyard barbecues, picnics and outdoor potlucks. We gather with friends, or simply migrate to the backyard picnic table for family dinner, and that has me craving the classics: grilled meats, veggies and some creamy starchy sides l...
Updated a year ago
Get your vitamins in a delicious way with Garlic Green Beans

Get your vitamins in a delicious way with Garlic Green Beans

Sometimes I just crave a big serving of green beans. You too, right? Hear me out. Green beans are one of my favorite veggie-based meals. They are loaded with vitamins, particularly C, A and harder-to-get K and have only 30 calories a serving. But her...
Updated a year ago
5 ideas for tomato-free pasta sauces

5 ideas for tomato-free pasta sauces

Mom may have made most meals in our house, but my father is no stranger to the kitchen. I love remembering the Saturdays my Jersey dad spent brewing Grandmom's recipe for marinara sauce. Every pot was used, red splattered on every surface, the entire...
Updated a year ago
From the food editor: For Father's Day, steak with a side of mushroom risotto

From the food editor: For Father's Day, steak with a side of mushroom risotto

My dad is not what you would call an adventurous eater. But that doesn't mean he doesn't appreciate a good meal. In fact, he has come a long way from the more limited diet I remember growing up. A true meat-and-potatoes man, he now embraces zucchini ...
Updated a year ago
Cooking challenge: Baking a layer cake that nods to Dad's upbringing, for Father's Day

Cooking challenge: Baking a layer cake that nods to Dad's upbringing, for Father's Day

I got cocky.My other two kitchen challenges went so well. Decadent chocolate truffles. Spicy chipotle chicken. This time, I told myself, I could tackle anything — even a four-layer cake for Father's Day.But I was flying way too close to the sun...
Updated a year ago