Fried rounds of store-bought polenta are topped with fresh mozzarella, caramelized onions and apricot jam for lunch on a busy Sunday.
Sweet Hungarian paprika, garlic, cayenne pepper, sumac, diced tomatoes with green chilies and just a bit of lamb make Turkish-style red lentil soup with chard a lively, healthy, robust meal in a bowl.
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Chicken thighs are seared, then pan roasted with apples, capers, shallots, and rosemary for a meal that tastes like autumn.
Chicken breasts are briefly marinated in olive oil, sherry vinegar, Dijon mustard and fresh sage, then roasted. The mustard quietly blends in, taking on a subtle role.
A quick marinade of fresh basil, garlic and olive oil gives pan-grilled pork chops classic Italian flavor.
Heat is optional, big flavor isn’t, when sweet, savory and a host of spices get together in pork chops with balsamic peaches.
Feta cheese, black olives, red onion, dill, and lemon juice and zest do their predictably wonderful thing when mixed together and heaped on pan-seared pork chops.
Potatoes stand in for pasta as the only cooked ingredient in this dish, warming the Italian tuna, artichoke hearts, capers, red onion, lemon and parsley
Hoisin sauce brings a barbecue sauce-like flavor to this chicken dish equally at home on the grill or in the oven. Ginger, garlic, sesame oil, soy sauce and rice vinegar add their own flavor notes.
Dandelion greens add a pleasant bitter bite – and loads of nutrients – to this weeknight-quick pasta.
Garlicky, oniony ramps – 'wild leeks' – star in this simple, seasonal pasta dish.
Velveting the chicken before stir-frying it, a simple Chinese cooking technique, keeps the meat moist and tender in Stir-fried Chicken with Asparagus.
A base of coarsely puréed scallions and potatoes adds a rustic note to this hearty country dish with a French accent.
Chicken, lentils, and things you probably already have on hand, can turn into a quick, hearty, healthy soup.
Two recipes create a satisfying vegetarian dinner for National Grilled Cheese Day: Quickly sautéed apple slices and arugula liven up a classic grilled cheese sandwich, and cumin and fresh cilantro do the same for lentil soup.
Ginger, garlic, and cilantro team up with a number of spices in this simple, fragrant chicken curry.
With only four ingredients – spaghetti, Pecorino Romano, salt and black pepper – this rustic Roman favorite is enjoying a moment.
Delicate, creamy mascarpone cheese is the starting point for countless impressive, easy-to-make desserts.
The melting pot of American cuisine in Chicago is a reminder that every American has an ancestor who was an immigrant.