A spicy Indian-style curry that uses the whole beet plant from root to leaf. Caramelized beet cubes sauteed along with their stems and leaves in a mixture of onions, garlic, ginger, chiles and Indian spices, and served over spiced yogurt.
Melty, gooey cheese, with roasted poblanos. Scooped into a warm tortilla and topped with salsa and other goodies, you can think of queso fundido as a vegetarian taco option (but it’s more likely you’ll just think of it as heaven).
A brothy Mexican-style bean soup with cubed steak, chicken, pork or turkey, so you can give your leftovers some love.
Hot apple cider infused with hibiscus flowers and mulling spices.
Hot chocolate sweetened with Mexican piloncillo sugar and spiked with Ceylon cinnamon to evoke Mexican champurado, the classic chocolate atole beverage.
A frothy cup-full of ancient ingredients and traditions, made “from scratch” in this recipe with easy-to-find ingredients from any grocery store.
How to make Mexican hot chocolate from disks of store-bought Mexican chocolate.
Champagne poured over hibiscus-allspice syrup and Calvados, and rimmed with Mexican brown sugar and cinnamon. Cheers!
Get chicken on the table in about 30 minutes for an easy weeknight dinner, or a simple-but-nice entree for a crowd.
Caramelized eggplant, sauteed with preserved lemon, leeks and herbs. Funky and spunky.
Macerated apples baked into a rustic tart and served with a sweet brown butter sauce infused with thyme.
Collards simmered with butter, olive oil, garlic, ginger and spices, then finished with a bright squeeze of lemon juice. Addictively good, and guaranteed to make a collards-lover out of anyone.
A vegetarian burger where the cheese IS the burger. Halloumi cheese stands right up to browning directly in the griddle or on the grill, so you can skip the meat entirely. Slathered with garlic-mayo and topped with all the fixins, so you’re good to go.
Easy baked chicken with the sweet tang of apricot juice and Worcestershire umami. Super simple prep, then nearly all the cooking time is hands-off.
Surprisingly easy classic Filipino dish that everyone will love. Super simple to make, and so tasty, you’ll want to plan ahead for leftovers.
This classic Thai chicken dish will blow you away. It's so good you may dream about it - seriously. it’s got it all going on: umami, salty, sour, sweet. Serve it as a main dish with steamed rice or as a soup or side.
A classic Mexican breakfast that will stop you in your tracks. A lightly fried corn tortilla topped with flavorful beans, an egg and salsa de molcajete.
Arizona-style enchiladas in a mild red chile sauce, stuffed with shredded chicken and covered with melty cheese.
Salsa made from garlic, roasted tomatoes and serrano chiles, ground together in a molcajete (mortar and pestle) and served warm.
The flavors of Mexico blend together to make the perfect dip for tortilla chips, or spread for a sandwich or wrap.
Beer-simmered seasoned ground beef and refried beans rolled into a burrito with cheese and herbs. You can make it ahead and freeze it. Or heck, just eat it now.
A classic Italian lasagna, made with red wine Bolognese sauce and Parmesan bechamel, with a touch of pecorino Romano and parsley.
Classic Italian meat sauce. You can serve it over wide, flat pasta noodles or use it to make Classic Lasagna. Or better, make a huge batch and do both!
Inspired by the Tale of Peter Rabbit, with blackberries, bread and milk combined into one amazing breakfast. Use fresh or frozen blackberries.
Short ribs, mushrooms and kale in a rosemary-red wine gravy, baked into little individual pot pies.
Cheesey broccoli goodness in a quiche.
Comfort in a dish. Creamy chicken-and-veggie filling in a pie. (Is there anything else to say?)
Red salmon and herbs in puff pastry bites, with a drizzle of creme fraiche.
The classic French dish, with succulent chicken bathed in a rich, golden broth. All those cloves of garlic turn creamy, mild and spreadable in the slow oven braise. Be sure to have lots of crusty French bread nearby to sop up every last drop.
Chicken and rice in a velvety-rich creamy lemon-egg soup. Love and warmth in a bowl.