Saturday, July 21, 2018

Recipes

Give vegetables a starring role in grilled kebabs

Give vegetables a starring role in grilled kebabs

America’s Test KitchenWhen it comes to grilled kebabs, vegetables are often an afterthought, typically used as a filler on meat-heavy skewers. But this treatment often leads to mushy, burnt vegetables with no flavor of their own. We wanted to create ...
Updated one month ago
Quench your thirst with a Watermelon Strawberry Smoothie

Quench your thirst with a Watermelon Strawberry Smoothie

By Katie WorkmanHoly mother of summer, it’s gotten hot. My dog is sleeping in our shower because the tiles are cool. I’m testing recipes in the morning because I don’t want my oven cranking all afternoon. And (this is how I know it’s really hot), I m...
Updated one month ago
Enjoy Israeli Couscous, Swiss Chard and Peppers warm or at room temperature

Enjoy Israeli Couscous, Swiss Chard and Peppers warm or at room temperature

By Katie WorkmanIsraeli or Mediterranean couscous are tiny balls of toasted semolina pasta that plump up when cooked into toothsome, slightly less tiny balls of pasta. They make a great base for a side or salad. You can make the couscous according to...
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Enjoy broccolini the Italian way: ‘dragged’

Enjoy broccolini the Italian way: ‘dragged’

By KATIE WORKMANOne of the amazing things about Italian food is that the best dishes are often so completely, refreshingly simple. Like, four-ingredient simple. (We don’t count olive oil and salt. Or water. Or air.) I love broccoli. I can roast brocc...
Updated one month ago
The classic Cobb salad lightens up

The classic Cobb salad lightens up

America’s Test KitchenStunning presentation aside, Cobb salad has all the markers of a powerhouse meal, including eggs, avocados, tomato, and lean chicken—we just had to do something about all that bacon and cheese. We were sad to sacrifice bacon’s s...
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Branch out: Give Sauteed Asparagus in Soy Sauce Glaze a try

Branch out: Give Sauteed Asparagus in Soy Sauce Glaze a try

Asparagus is by far the favorite vegetable of my family. I can serve nearly 3 pounds of asparagus a couple of times a week to my family of six, and my girls will still argue over who gets the last stalk. I say this not to impress you with the adventu...
Updated: 2 months ago
Quinoa-Stuffed Tomatoes are hearty, healthy — as a side or a main

Quinoa-Stuffed Tomatoes are hearty, healthy — as a side or a main

Does your meatless Monday game need an overhaul? As a meat eater myself, I find that the trick to meatless mealmaking is to have a small repertoire of recipes that can work as a side dish or first course, or be eaten in larger quantities as a vegetar...
Updated: 4 months ago
Enjoy a slice of heaven with lightened-up angel food cake

Enjoy a slice of heaven with lightened-up angel food cake

s there anything dreamier than the tender crumb of a light-as-air angel food cake? I’ve loved angel food cake ever since I first tasted it as a child. It reminded me of cotton candy. No wonder: Angel food cake is essentially a fluffy blend of a super...
Updated: 4 months ago
Oh la la: Chicken With Cider and Pears

Oh la la: Chicken With Cider and Pears

The French know a thing or two about the perfect braise, so I wasn’t surprised when I tasted the rabbit in cider, Calvados (apple brandy) and cream that my host family served me during my semester abroad in Nantes. If you ever find yourself in France...
Updated: 4 months ago
Try a fresh twist on fish with Cod With Pomegranate and Zucchini en Papillote

Try a fresh twist on fish with Cod With Pomegranate and Zucchini en Papillote

The health benefits of eating fish two or three times a week are well-documented. So, as a mom, I’m always looking for creative ways to add fish into our weekly menu. I love Alaskan cod, which is loaded with omegas and lean protein, and my girls all ...
Updated: 4 months ago