This tempting tangle of fettuccine, brown butter, and eggs makes paltry pantry items somehow seem perfectly lovely for brunch, lunch, or a late, late, late supper.
This sexy, simple gnocchi is all Roman La Dolce Vita, made with semolina flour and not potato. See for yourself how seductive it can be.
The color of happiness, yes? But what’s even more stunning about this soup than its vibrant hue and sweet taste is just how easily and inexpensively it comes together.
This simple, one-pot stovetop braise melds the intoxicating and inimitable aroma of soy, citrus, ginger, and star anise. But don’t take our word for it…
In this inspired Italian creation, traditional lasagna noodles are supplanted by polenta. Trust us, you’ll feel no guilt nor regret over forsaking custom.
Think there’s nothing for supper? Pull out this recipe. Then look in your pantry again. You just have to know where to look.
Bury a whole snapper in a heap of wet salt, shove it in the oven, and forget about it. Your reward for so little effort? Moistest fish ever.
Mafe, a traditional Senegalese stew, is chockfull of chunks of lamb, butternut squash, root vegetables, and cabbage, all happy together in a peanut-tomato sauce.
This gratin is a great way to hide your veggies. Even from the kids. The hero? Cheese, natch. It’ll have your whole family chowing down.
Talk about come hither appeal! These stunning fillets have got that in spades thanks to a citrusy lilt and a beguiling blend of spices.
This loosely defined “lasagna” is an easy little cheat of a recipe that relies on frozen ravioli, jarred sauce, and shredded cheese. Shhhhhh.
This swanky pasta dish, gilded with chunks of sweet, sweet lobster and hints of finely chopped chile, lends a little extravagance to everyday spaghetti.
This sassy roast chicken gets its moist meat and ultra-crisp skin from the two-step process of searing it in a skillet then sliding the whole thing in the oven. Simplicity.
Elegance was never achieved with such ease. Simply stack cooked lasagna noodles with sautéed ‘shrooms and smother with a luxurious cream sauce for some everyday extravagance.
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