These easy recipes will yield fresh food reminiscent of Chinese takeout. Use spaghetti for the lo mein noodles, and store-bought egg roll wraps to keep the preparation simple.
Use fontina cheese, and maybe even toss in a little gruyere to make this baked pasta dish even cheesier. Add chicken or meatballs for protein, or a vegetable like broccoli or peas, and top the whole thing with breadcrumbs and grated parmesan.
This classic American recipe has some history behind it. Made with beans, ham hocks, carrots, celery and onion, this soup makes a hearty dinner and may remind you of simpler times.
Reproduce your favorite Chinese takeout dish at home.
Crisp apples, sharp cheddar, sweet onions, fresh herbs, and crunchy pine nuts on a puff pastry tart.
Looking for a special-occasion dinner? This recipe for homemade ravioli is sure to impress.
Load up skewers with marinated fish and veggies for just a few minutes under the broiler.
Celebrate the flavors of fall: chicken, caramelized onion, sage, and sweet potato in a creamy homemade pot pie.
Roast any variety of squash and pair it with scallions and white beans for an easy dinner.
Brine a few pork chops, season with tarragon and garlic, and grill them up with Italian plums for a smokey, seasonal taste of late summer.
How a bumper crop of apartment garden tomatoes survived the squirrels this year.
Combine quinoa with sun-dried tomatoes, garlic, and goat cheese for a savory dinner, side dish, or lunch.
My husband claims he fell in love with me when I served him a cup of tea at my brother’s house all those years ago.
Pesto can be made from so much more than just basil. It can be made with virtually any herb, or with greens. Spinach, chard, nettles, kale – you name it, most greens can create a flavorful pesto.
Dry brining flank steak tenderizes it. Marinating steak in ginger, garlic, cilantro, lime juice, scallions, hot sauce, and more makes it a show-stopping main course.
Sauté and simmer tomatoes from the garden, or the market, until they burst to make this tangy soup.
With simple ingredients and just a bit of chopping, this sweet and creamy pasta dish comes together without much work or kitchen heat.
Marinaded, grilled to perfection, and topped with cheese, lettuce or arugula, and tomatoes, portobello mushrooms make a juicy alternative to traditional burgers.
Make National Waffle Day (Aug. 24) an all-day affair by serving waffles for dinner.
Beef bourguignon is perhaps Julia Child's most famous recipe and the subject of her very first televised episode of 'The French Chef' on PBS.
Southern fried chicken served as the centerpiece. And Julia helped herself to seconds.
Inspired by Julia Child, this delicate fish stew combines classic cooking methods and ingredients.
The time for ripe tomatoes is running out, so make use of them in all possible ways. Pair them with this Italian dish of crusted chicken sprinkled with Parmesan cheese on a bed of fresh arugula.
Heat up the flavors, not your kitchen, with outdoor grilled chops and mango cilantro salsa.
Kalbi or Korean-style beef short ribs are so tender they will melt like butter in your mouth.