Those requisite olives that you plonk on the coffee table before company comes just got more respectable–but no more troublesome. Of course, no one else needs to know that last part…
Everyday carrots turn shyly sophisticated when infused with flavor and coaxed to tenderness in this no-hassle side dish.
So long, store-bought applesauce. Tuck into your own fuss-free, artisanal applesauce that’s a little sweet, a little spicy, and as smooth or as chunky as you please.
This pretty little number is sweet and tart and sassy enough to hold its own against all manner of menus, whether holiday or more humdrum.
This goes-with-anything veggie side relies on pantry staples, comes together in 10 minutes, makes minimal cleanup, and lowers your husband’s cholesterol. You’re welcome.
Roasting rainbow swiss chard is a treat during cooler weather when the leaves are no longer at their peak. A bit of olive oil is all you need.
This evocatively named dip isn’t the same as the one of yore. It’s got the same sumptuous taste, the same creamy texture, the same luminous color, just not the same calorie count.
No more standing idly by as those chops you tossed on the grill dry out into leathery toughness. Nope. Not with this trick.
A mango banana salsa recipe? It may sound odd, but with its mix of fruit, chiles, and onions, it’s sublime with fish tacos, chicken, even tortilla chips.
With its spark of lime juice and hint of heat, this slaw is the perfect side to steamed fish, pan-roasted chicken, pulled pork.
Heirloom tomatoes go on ice for this simple yet elegant sorbet. Use yellow, red, orange, or purple fruit, but my all means, make this sorbet.
Summer at its simplest, not to mention it’s most splendid, seeing as how five minutes of effort yields a meal that rivals round-trip tickets to Italy.
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