A pile of Portuguese peixinhos da horta (tempura green beans) draining on brown paper in a strainer, a spider spatula nearby

Peixinhos da Horta ~ Tempura Green Beans

Portuguese peixinhos da horta. Tempura green beans. Whatever you call them, they’re disturbingly easy to toss back one after the other while standing at the stove. And that’s not a bad thing in our book.

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Two white plates of frisee salad with bacon and egg, croutons, and a dressing, glasses and fork and knife nearby

Frisée with Bacon and Egg

Take a cue from Paris bistros and let this simple yet spectacular salad be a staple on your home menu. Curly bitter greens. A classic vinaigrette. Homemade croutons. Bacon. Hard-boiled eggs. Satiating enough for supper. Light enough for lunch.

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A bowl of pressure cooker mussels with saffron sprinkled with chopped parsley and in a yellow broth set in another bowl on top of a napkin

Pressure Cooker Mussels with Saffron

Quicker than quick, this recipe takes fast-cooking mussels and makes them even faster. And that’s to say nothing of the recipe’s lovely saffron-infused cream sauce bathing your mollusks.

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A clay bowl filled with butter, parsley, red onion, lemon zest, orange zest, and salt

Parsley Garlic Butter

Parsley garlic butter. Easy to make. Always worth having on hand. And is a packed with flavor.

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Yellow Pea and Coconut Milk Soup

Yellow Pea and Coconut Milk Soup

With its layers of textures and colors, this soupy stewy concoction is far more enticing than the name would have you believe.

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A white plate with cavatelli past topped with a roasted tomato sauce, fork on the side

Roasted Tomato Sauce and Pasta

Sugo con pomodorini gratinati alla Calabrese. That’s how you say the proper title of this recipe in Italian. Uh. We’ll just say “More pasta, please.” Because you’re definitely to be requesting second helpings.

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Casserole dish of acquacotta maremmana, a thick, slow-cooked stew of vegetables, poured over a slice of stale bread with poached eggs on top

Acquacotta

Acquacotta. It may become your new favorite word after you take a taste of it. Sorta like shakshuka, it’s Italian bread soup from southern Tuscany that’s essentially tomatoes, onions, and chiles gilded with poached eggs and a little Parmesan.

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A pan lined with parchment paper containing sliced roasted beets, chunks of feta cheese, a dressing, and a spoon

Roasted Beets with Feta

Earthy beets. Salty cheese. There’s something stunning about the contrast between the two. Tasting is believing.

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Sheet pan of 2 dozen cannoli filled with sweet ricotta filling and chocolate chips

Classic Cannoli

The classic Italian dessert, made the old fashioned way with crisp pastry shells, sweetened ricotta, and chocolate chips.

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Grilled Chicken Quesadillas

Grilled Chicken Quesadillas

Grilled chicken quesadillas. Your simple, satisfying solution to lunch, dinner, appetizers, and midnight cravings.

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Cheesy Fish Crackers

Cheesy Fish Crackers

No preservatives. No artificial coloring. Just real, honest-to-goodness ingredients—and maybe a little goldfish giddiness.

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