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.
Keep quesadillas on hand as a kitchen staple and you'll never be left wondering what to whip up fast again.
Creating your own simple syrup is a deliciously refreshing way to dress up seltzer for a cool summer beverage.
Cool off your Fourth of July party with a tall glass of fruity iced tea.
Build a meal with cold rice noodles, add your favorite crunchy vegetables, top with peanut sauce, fresh herbs, and a pan-seared steak.
Quiche is so easy it should be a weekly staple in your rotation of recipes.
The melting pot of American cuisine in Chicago is a reminder that every American has an ancestor who was an immigrant.
Craving a sandwich but not the bread? Use patacones (twice fried green plantains) to hold your sandwich fillings instead.
Black truffle oil makes this open-faced sandwich a decadent meal for breakfast, lunch, or even a snack. Pair with a salad made from spicy greens such as arugula.
Grated cheddar cheese mixed with onion, shallot, and garlic melted between sourdough bread makes a decadent grilled cheese sandwich.
Shredded meat cooked in the slow-cooker on soft rolls with a Creole spread make a perfect po' boys Mardi Gras sandwich.
The secret to this flavorful pot of homemade soup is to add the rinds of Parmesan cheese blocks to the tomato broth as it simmers.
Try this delicious open-faced version of the French classic ham and melted cheese sandwich.
A creamy, creamless tomato soup from America's Test Kitchen.
Spice up your Turkey Day leftovers with a curried salad for lunch.
A hearty soup, in case you are feeling like hiding away like a hermit and avoiding all those Halloween party invites.
This salad tastes light and bright with the flavor of fresh herbs and a satisfying crunch of roasted peanuts.
Nothing brings veggies together quite like a sandwich on toasted bread.
Fresh cherry tomatoes star as the jewels in this summer tart.
Creamy and unexpectedly chilled, watercress vichyssoise makes a cool first course for the last hot days of summer – or paired with a crusty bread, a satisfying light lunch.
Add the pork from this authentic recipe to a baguette with some fresh cut veggies and you have the classic Vietnamese street food: a banh mi sandwich.
Summer calls for picnics on the lawn with potato salad. Here's the recipe to get you started.
Keep the basic ingredients on hand and then mix and match to suit your tastes.
A handful of basic ingredients – carrots, potatoes, leeks, stock, fresh thyme and cream – proves once again that the French are masters of sublime simplicity, in this colorful, subtle soup.