The easy-peasy ginger scallion sauce that adorns these broiled fish fillets is our new go-to dinner condiment.
Mel H., Recipe Tester
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Akuri Masala ~ Parsi-Style Scrambled Eggs
Creamy, deeply spiced scrambled eggs make a perfect breakfast or a soothing dinner after a hectic day. Tomatoes and cilantro add pops of color and texture.
Spicy Cranberry Sauce
A sweet-tart little condiment to slather on everything on your holiday table. It gets a little bit of heat from ginger, cloves, cinnamon, and chile.
Cod and Chorizo Stew
A hearty stew filled with all kinds of exceptionally tasty things. And it’s easier than it sounds. Leave your wet raincoat at the door and try a bowlful.
Tofu Satay Bowls
A bowlful of crispy tofu and peanut sauce-soaked rice makes a terrific dinner that’s satisfying and full of healthy bits and bobs.
Easy Keto Cheese Crisps
A high-protein, low-carb cheese cracker the tastes divine, even if you’re not worried about all that stuff. Dip ’em, dunk ’em, devour ’em.
Roast Zucchini with Vinegar
An exceptionally tasty way to serve zucchini that’s not basic or boring. Garlicky, tangy, and minty, it makes a side dish that definitely stands out.
Tuna Salad with Fennel and Pine Nuts
When you’re craving something quick and tasty, full of healthy ingredients and layers of flavor.
A healthy, veggie-packed dinner that’s most magnificent during the height of summer. No turning on the stove required.
Grilled Corn on the Cob
No summer barbecue is complete without grilled fresh sweet corn. But here it’s dressed up with a cilantro pesto and a squeeze of fresh lime juice.
Grilled Peach, Basil, and Walnut Salad
If you’re looking for an easy-peasy but still impressive starter, look no further. This lush salad with caramelized, grilled peaches and tender lettuce couldn’t be more simple. Or tastier.
Fruit Crostata with Crumb Topping
Streusel and a jammy filling of fresh fruits are a quick and lush summer dessert. Make it ahead for your next barbecue or for a Sunday brunch and use up whatever fruit you have on hand.
Tahini truffles are nutty, rich, sexy, little bites. A pleasure to share…though we wouldn’t blame you if you wanted to keep them all to yourself.
Fennel and juicy orange glam up the nourishing versatility of tofu in this healthy nosh. Happy Meatless Monday.
Kale Caesar with Roast Chickpeas
Looking to shake up your salad? This even-healthier rendition adds kale to the usual romaine and swaps out carb-laden croutons for seriously the crispest roast chickpeas we’ve ever had.
Roasted Cauliflower with Tahini
Whole roasted cauliflower takes center stage when painted with tahini, garlic, and pistachios and roasted until tender on the inside, spiffy on the outside.
Sambal Oelek ~ Indonesian Chile Paste
In its simplest and truest form, this Indonesian chile paste is made from just chiles, salt, and lime juice. And it’s a revelation.
How to put the rest of that bunch of basil languishing in your fridge to lovely use for drizzling, dipping, and dunking.
This frothy Greek frappe can be shaken together in just a couple minutes from coffee, sugar, and milk. No blender required.
Grilled Lamb Burgers
Dare you to try something different from your usual summer grilling routine. These lamb burgers are juicy, tender, and filled with flavor from herbs and spices.