Recipes from The Secret Ingredient Cookbook

The Secret Ingredient Cookbook

Kelly Senyei, founder of the food site Just a Taste, has garnered millions of fans with a delicious hook–every one of her recipes has a secret ingredient, something totally unexpected that takes a dish from common to extraordinary. Some of the 125 tried-and-tested recipes are surprisingly simple, like her Vanilla Bean Drop Doughnuts made with Greek yogurt, or the Sweet and Tangy Baked Chicken Wings made with blackberry jam. Other recipes are nothing short of genius, such as Savory Caramel Corn made with bacon and thyme, Healthy White Chicken Chili made with hummus, and Salted Caramel Bread Pudding made with chocolate croissants.

A plate topped with white rice and three chicken tikka masala meatballs with a fork on the side.

Chicken Tikka Masala Meatballs

Perfect for lovers of Indian spices as well as those who want a gentle introduction to that cuisine. Full of flavor yet not overly spicy.

A California breakfast quesadilla, cut into eight wedges on a plate with a bottle of hot sauce on the side.

California Breakfast Quesadilla

No matter when you wake up, sumptuously stuffed quesadillas will be your go-to. Add anything you like, extra cheese, jalapeños, pickled onions. Most important meal, indeed.