Lemon Roasted Potatoes with Kalamata Olives

Lemon Roasted Potatoes

PREP TIME: 20 minutesCOOK TIME: 1 hourSERVES: 4 as a side  Ingredients 5 medium Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cut into thick wedges 1/2 cup water (plus more, if needed) 1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil 4 minced garlic cloves 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano 1/2 teaspoon sweet paprika 1 lemon, juiced and zested 1/2 cup kalamata olives (about 25–30), pitted 1/2 cup roughly chopped flat-leaf parsley (optional) Directions […]

Cabbage Salad with Miso-Ginger Dressing

Crunchy Cabbage Salad

PREP TIME: 10 minutesCOOK TIME: 10 minutesSERVES: 4 Ingredients 1 teaspoon finely grated fresh ginger 1 small garlic clove, grated 2 tablespoons miso paste 2 tablespoons of rice wine vinegar 1 tablespoon soy sauce 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil 2 tablespoons water 3 cups finely shredded cabbage (about ¾ pound cabbage) 1 large carrot, peeled and cut into very thin matchsticks 1 tablespoon black sesame seeds, toasted Directions In a small bowl, whisk […]

How to Make Mango Lassi

2 glasses of Mango Lassi

What Is Mango Lassi In the Indian subcontinent  “Lassi” refers to any yogurt based drink. The popular ones are sweet lassi which obviously is sweetened with sugar and salty lassi which has salt and other spices in it. Mango Lassi is another popular version which has sweet mangoes blended with yogurt. For this mango lassi recipe, […]

19 of the Top Spicy Peppers You Need to Know.

This is a partial field guide to peppers. With upwards of 2,000 kinds of chile peppers in the world, it’s hard to catch ’em all, but we delved in and picked a peck: 19 of our favorite peppers, from familiar jalapeno and serrano to more boutique Hungarian pimenton and guindilla verde. Chile peppers are like people: It […]

Caramelized Onions

perfectly caramelized onions

You only need onions, oil, and a whole lot of patience Caramelizing onions is an art, not a science, which is essentially the same argument I make in any instance where there’s more than one right way to do something. (Picture me retorting my mom, who is still correcting my driving: “It’s an art!”) But no matter how you do […]

Lemony Lentils and Rice With Caramelized Onions

mujadara, Middle East comfort food

This recipe is inspired by mujadara, a simple combination of lentils, rice, and onions that exists in various forms across the Middle East. It’s comforting but not too rich, and it’s fresh and vegetarian without relying on many perishable ingredients. In other words, it’s the perfect meal for the nights in between holiday parties. The […]

Grilled Zucchini and Eggplant with Basil Vinaigrette Recipe

Active Time:  15 MinsTotal Time:  30 MinsYield:  Serves 6 (serving size: 1 cup vegetables, 2 Tbsp. dressing) Ingredients 1 small shallot, finely chopped 1/4 cup red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon honey 1/2 cup chopped fresh basil 1/2 cup olive oil, divided 1 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt, divided 1/2 teaspoon black pepper, divided 1 large eggplant […]

Butter Garlic Mushrooms

I’m a firm believer that mushrooms deserve more attention. They’re a simple side that can transform basics like roast chicken or broiled steaks into a swoon-worthy meal. But watch out: These sautéed mushrooms, dressed in an herby garlic butter, will steal the show from anything else on your plate.  Herby Garlic Butter Is Here for […]