Sometimes it doesn't matter if a dish is culturally authentic as long as it tastes good. Rather than hunting for sesame paste at the Asian market, use peanut butter and ingredients you're likely to have at home.
Perloo with chicken, duck, shrimp, or oyster sausage is found across the South. In this version big juicy shrimp nestle in a pot of seasoned rice cooked with onions, celery, tomato, and and bell pepper.
Nothing says spring like the snap and crisp taste of fresh peas. Barely sautéed, with fettuccine, Parmesan, and prosciutto they make subtle, rich dish.
These deviled eggs with a Sriracha kick are sure to go quick at your next backyard barbecue, cookout, or picnic.
To honor the retirement of a longtime colleague, we presented him with a spiced marble Bundt cake made from a 1971 Monitor recipe.
A simple Bundt cake, frosted or not, is the perfect dessert for warmer weather. This buttery pound cake comes out velvety with a soft crumb. Serve it with fresh fruit, or all on its own.
This decadent orange Bundt cake is loaded with chocolate chunks, and then topped with a chocolate ganache. Easily transportable – even by bike – Bundt cakes are great for parties and get-togethers.
Low maintenance and easy to share, Bundt cakes might be one of life's secrets to happiness. This coconut Bundt cake is a winner, with or without the added tang of lime juice and zest.
All are good on their own, but together scallops with smoky chipotle butter, tomato salad, and cornbread are a restaurant-inspired meal.
To make a bowl of rice more interesting and nutritious, add cucumbers and fresh herbs.
Strawberries are back in season! Strawberry curd makes an elegant and unique dessert. Spread it on toast or almost any other baked good, use it to fill a cake, or pair it with buttery almond cookies.
Disks of Crottin, a classic French goat cheese, are baked on buttery toasts, then placed atop a simple salad of mixed greens and Dijon mustard vinaigrette to produce a classic bistro dish.
You can tell a recipe is good when your co-workers leave nary a crumb. This take on Texas Fudge Cake has the added bonus of being a quick and simple recipe to produce.
Whether you're trying to get more veggies into your little one's diet, or you're surprising Mom on a special occasion, these zucchini muffins will bring a smile to faces of all ages.
Roasted asparagus spears are topped with sautéed bacon and shallots and a poached egg for a light lunch.
This tried-and-true technique for oven-roasted salmon can serve as a quick way to prepare salmon when an outdoor grill isn't available.
Made with coconut oil, grated coconut, and dusted with cinnamon sugar, these scones are just the right amount of sweet.
A sweet lemon cookie is topped with a tart lemon glaze. Work ahead so your dough has time to firm up in the freezer.