A bit of cardamom takes this simple smoothie from everyday to unexpected.
This rich and creamy risotto is delicious and filling.
A more sophisticated, but still just as yummy, french fry.
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 stunning no-bake cake is suprisingly easy, and showcases spring's delicious strawberries.
This super easy fruit leather is fun to make and eat!
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.
This is a customer favorite from the Willy Street Co-op's kitchen. Make a hearty sandwich with it, or eat it by the spoonful.
Cristeta Comerford, the White House's Executive Chef since 2005, is to thank for this great salad dressing. It's delicious on a hearty green salad.
This delicious salad is a dead ringer for tuna salad, but has no tuna (or other animal products) in sight! Spread on hearty, toasted bread with crisp romaine leaves for a yummy sandwich, or place a dollop on a green salad. This is also a nice dip for crackers or vegetable spears. I hope you like it as much as I do!
This is a delicious and hearty variation of macaroni and cheese. The butternut squash lends a creaminess that cheese alone does not.
So much more than the sum of their parts! The shredded coconut in these cookies makes them slightly reminiscent of macaroons, the oats make them hearty, and the chocolate bits deliver dark, intense richness. And they're made without eggs, butter or flour.
This is not a fancy or refined macaroni and cheese; this is mac and cheese straight from childhood, just yummy and cheesy!
This delicious salad calls for bottled salad dressing which makes it really convenient!
You can get creative with the vegetables here: use what's in the fridge or what looks good at the store.
This satisfying stew is really quick to prepare.
Use packaged pita chips for an easy Indian-inspired appetizer.
These wraps are fresh and filling.
This salad is already quite hearty, with dried fruit, toasted nuts, and lots of fragrant fresh mint, but could be made even more substantial with the addition of bulgur or couscous.
This is an interesting variation on the (almost!) ubiquitous kale chip that has been popping up everywhere. Savoy cabbage, being the showiest of all cabbage with its crinkly leaves, makes a very elegant snack.
This recipe calls for harissa, a thick North African chili sauce. If it's new to your pantry, you'll find that it's a versatile ingredient that's wonderful in fish or meat stews, couscous dishes, or as a rub for meats.
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 soup will make you realize that sweet potatoes, apples, and potatoes are made for each other! The hint of lime juice and chili powder that garnish each serving is key.
These lefse are not only easy to make, they are also lower in fat than typical lefse!
This beautiful dish will have everyone asking for seconds.
Crushed beets are an inexpensive way to make a nearly molten, incredibly moist cake and highlight deep chocolate flavor.
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.
Mushrooms' texture and flavor hold up well to the warm spices of Mexican-inspired dishes.
Muhammara is a delicious spread made from toasted walnuts are roasted red peppers. It's popular throughout Syria, Lebanon, and Turkey. This recipe calls for lemon juice, but many versions call for pomegranate molasses instead. If you have some on hand, you may want to try it instead of lemon juice.
Beautiful, rustic, individually-sized desserts.
Burdok, sweet potatoes, turnips, or other root vegetables would be good substitutes for the ones listed below. Avoid beets though, as they would turn your dish scarlet.
It doesn't get any easier than this!
This is a fresh, flavorful salad to brighten up a winter day.
This is a unique take on salsa, incorporating vibrant blood oranges and creamy avocado.
A salad that incorporates a gorgeous array of citrus, a welcome sight in mid-winter!
If you have one, use a mandoline or V-slicer to slice the fennel as thinly as possible.
This excellent salad features juicy grapefruit, creamy avocado, and peppery arugula.
This is a delicate dish, somewhat like a Mexican version of Southern spoon bread. It's delicious with ham or grilled meats.
These are a cakey version of gingerbread cookies; soft with molasses, warm spices, and a crunchy layer of sparkling sugar.
This is Marcella Hazan's classic recipe for tomato sauce. It calls for just four ingredients and is celebrated for its simplicity and surprisingly rich flavor.
These are delightful little pumpkin packets, wrapped in a crackly, golden crust. Don't be scared off by the dough - it's easy!
Perfect served as a hearty side dish, but also delicious over ricotta-filled ravioli.
The shallots and onions in this rustic tart take on a mild, sweet flavor, brightened by balsamic and red wine vinegar.
Whoever said icy treats should only be savored in the peak of summer? Satsumas shine in mid-winter. Here's a special way to enjoy them.
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.
Roasting sweet potatoes in coconut oil enhances their delicate caramelized flavor.
These little truffle-like gems are deceptively rich, but contain only wholesome, healthy ingredients.
Try this delicious Tofu Parmesan on sandwiches, or with a side of your favorite pasta dish.