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Eggs in Purgatory Recipe

Eggs in Purgatory

Eggs in purgatory–or eggs simmered in tomato sauce–is a simple breakfast or supper. Serve the purgatory eggs over toasted bread rubbed with garlic.

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Wok-Fried Pea Shoots Recipe

Wok-Fried Pea Shoots

A brief fling in the wok with a little garlic and sesame oil is all that’s needed to coax these delicate pea shoots to tender, aromatic perfection.

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Blue Cheese Dressing

Blue Cheese Dip

Tired of settling for an ordinary blue cheese dip that practically necessitates a search party to locate a stray chunk of cheese swimming in mayo? This one won’t disappoint.

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Chicken roasted red with paprika in a casserole dish and plate of lime wedges on a wooden table

Peruvian Roast Chicken

This bird borrows its Peruvian accent from its amazing technicolor dreamcoat of paprika, cumin, and garlic.

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Fish fillets on a sheet pan with roasted tomatoes and black olives

Baked Fish with Tomatoes and Olives

Sorta Italian, sorta Mediterranean, and completely easy and impressive. Works wonderfully on crazy weeknights as well as dinner parties.

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Bowl of red lentil soup with chile-fried onions, cilantro, and Greek yogurt on a patterned tablecloth

Moroccan Lentil Soup

“Amazing.” “Wonderful.” “Warm satisfaction.” “Won the make-it-again award.” “Easy.” “Quick.” That’s what folks are saying about this luxuriously satiating soup.

  • 30 M
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White plate of shaved fennel salad with olives, and provolone cheese

Shaved Fennel Salad with Provolone

Simple and lovely and Italian, this salad is a contemporary combination of traditional Italian ingredients from chef Ignacio Mattos, chef at Estela in Manhattan.

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Bowl with a soup of navy beans, ham hocks, onions, celery, and parsley on brown fabric

Senate Bean Soup

A winter classic made with navy beans, a ham hock, and a handful of pantry ingredients that somehow meld together into a sum that’s far, far superlative to its parts.

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  • 6 H
  • 4
Slow Cooker Chicken Stock Recipe

Slow Cooker Chicken Stock

Making stock from scratch was never difficult. And it just became even easier thanks to this slick slow cooker approach.

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  • 12 H
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Two halves of a sweet potato drizzled with maple-yogurt sauce and topped with granola on a plate on a wooden table

Breakfast Sweet Potatoes

These are gonna turn your breakfast game upside down. They’re baked sweet potatoes topped with yogurt and granola and maple syrup. Um, yum.

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A white mug of chicken stock

Microwave Chicken Stock

Here’s how to make microwave chicken stock or broth in the microwave. It’s easy. And inexpensive. Not to mention incredibly quick—done in 10 minutes. Wowsa, right?!

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A pile of charred greens--kale and spinach--on a white plate

Skillet Charred Greens

Skillet charred greens are exactly what they sound like—greens cooked in a skillet until pleasingly, smokily charred until the greens are crisp at the edges.

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