Eggplant, tomatoes, and basil are made for each other!
Polenta is without a doubt very easy to make, but packaged rolls of pre-cooked and sliceable polenta are so convenient! In this recipe the polenta is topped with sautéed mushrooms deeply browned in butter and thyme, then simmered in white wine.
A really easy and yummy meal!
Delicately flavored fennel seeds and the warm heat of chili peppers makes this egg salad over the top delicious. Cooking the eggs for just eight minutes will ensure that they're perfectly creamy.
This frittata uses fragrant fresh herbs by the handful. Feel free to make substitutions - this is a very versatile recipe and would be delicious with a generous amount of other herbs or tender greens.
This Japanese-inspired salad is loaded with fresh, crisp snow peas and plentiful greens and is hearty enough for dinner.
This is a quick but oh so delicious soba dish, perfect for a warm night when you don't want to spend a lot of time heating up the kitchen.
These kebabs, marinated in a delicious coconut milk, lime, and peanut marinade, will definitely be a hit at your next cook out.
These are BLTs with a twist: pancetta, mizuna or arugula, and a light and fresh aioli made with green garlic.
This green-flecked soufflé makes a great brunch or lunch dish.
Here's a pasta dish that's perfect for spring: not too heavy, with the lively combination of green garlic and arugula.
Marcella Hazan says, "Whenever I have demonstrated this dish, professional cooks...were startled at how dark I allowed the artichokes to get. But it is only then, when they have deeply and confidently browned, that they develop flavor, sapore."
Serve with crusty bread for sopping up the flavorful pan juices.
This Middle-Eastern dish boasts great textures and flavors and makes a filling meal all by itself.
Pair this with some sautéed vegetables for a delicious meal.
These crispy cakes make an easy and satisfying weeknight meal.
This is a delicious and hearty variation of macaroni and cheese. The butternut squash lends a creaminess that cheese alone does not.
This is not a fancy or refined macaroni and cheese; this is mac and cheese straight from childhood, just yummy and cheesy!
You can get creative with the vegetables here: use what's in the fridge or what looks good at the store.
Try these fast and easy drumsticks with roasted potatoes or a bean salad.
Canned salmon boasts four times the amount of heart-healthy omega-3s as canned tuna!
These wraps are fresh and filling.
Yes, lasagna does take a bit of effort, but this luxurious white lasagna made with an earthy, rich ragu, is worth every minute. This can be assembled ahead of time and refrigerated - just bring to room temperature before baking. For a vegetarian version, omit the prosciutto and use faux-chicken broth, mushroom broth, or vegetable stock instead of chicken stock.
Salmon, bacon, and cabbage come together in a perfect Irish dish. The apple cider vinegar is a nice counterpoint to the richness of the salmon.
This is one of those effortlessly delicious and good-looking dishes that's great to have in your repertoire. It also re-heats really well, so bake it a day in advance if you'd like, then put in the oven to heat through just before serving.
This beautiful dish will have everyone asking for seconds.
Who doesn't love slow cooker recipes?
Adjust the level of spices in this dish with more or less cayenne. Serve with greens and cornbread.
This pasta dish is hearty, wholesome, and delicious. The onions give the greens rich depth of flavor, so if you're normally put off by greens, this might just change your mind!
Mushrooms' texture and flavor hold up well to the warm spices of Mexican-inspired dishes.
Willy Street Co-op's Moroccan lamb sausage is pleasantly spiced with Northern African flavors, and makes this dish a snap to prepare. Serve it with a green salad and you have a delicious meal.
These are delightful little pumpkin packets, wrapped in a crackly, golden crust. Don't be scared off by the dough - it's easy!
If you'd like a meat-free lasagna, substitute the Italian sausage for vegetarian sausages, or experiment with hearty vegetables like eggplant or portabella mushrooms.
The shallots and onions in this rustic tart take on a mild, sweet flavor, brightened by balsamic and red wine vinegar.
This frittata is packed with a flavorful medley of ingredients and is perfect for weekend brunch. The chewy wild rice is an unusal but satisfying addition.
Try this delicious Tofu Parmesan on sandwiches, or with a side of your favorite pasta dish.
The pearling process removes the inedible hull that surrounds the wheat, and farro is generally sold either pearled, semi-pearled or regular. The pearled will take the shortest time to cook. If you’re not sure what you have, just use the cooking directions on the package. The cooking time and process in this recipe are for semi-pearled.
Use your favorite Italian dressing as a marinade and have dinner ready with very little effort.
This chili is a great simple dish for a crisp fall evening. Serve with a big salad and some cornbread or crackers.
Slicing the potatoes as thin as possible is essential to the success of this dish. They will turn luscious and creamy. If sliced too thick they'll take longer to cook than the squash.
This is the most delicious way to use leftover rice - and leftover rice is really the way to go when making fried rice. Having it a little old and slightly dried-out is the surprising secret to making it perfectly.
Really simple and packed with flavors.
This dish hails from Corsica where it goes by the name of Strozzapreti. These dumplings are a lovely way to highlight the spring flavors of chard and mint. Note: be sure to start this recipe by setting out the ricotta to drain the night before.
You can shave off some extra steps by using pre-made wonton wrappers, but this dough is fail-proof, is worth the time, and makes nice fat dumplings.
Omit the cheese and this is vegan. Meyer lemons infuse this salad with yummy fragrant flavor.
This is an incredible way to enjoy asparagus. The walnut crema will keep well covered in the fridge for a few days, and is nice with pasta when asparagus isn't in season anymore.
If you prepare all your vegetables and herbs beforehand, this dish is fairly quick to put together. The vegetables get deliciously caramelized in the peanut oil.
Oniony-herby-garlicky goodness, this recipe is a keeper!
This recipe comes together quickly and is a nice dish to bring to potlucks (and picnics!)
Celery root and lentils go so well together, and the walnut oil in this dish takes it to another level!