This history and mystery of General Tso's chicken has sparked much curiosity. Recreate the ubiquitous Chinese-American dish at home and serve with rice and your favorite steamed veggie for a better-than-takeout dinner.
This quick and easy salmon in a sweet and spicy adobo sauce is hard to beat. Serve it with a light green salad or steamed green beans, broccoli, or asparagus.
Easy prep work and inexpensive ingredients make a rich stew with complex flavors that can easily be frozen and saved for later.
Lemon zest, garlic, fresh parsley, a scallion, and Dijon mustard liven up this simple lamb burger.
Serve this sweet and spicy vegetarian stew over basmati or brown rice and top with yogurt and lots of fresh cilantro for a comforting, hearty meal.
Start a cold January off with a soup made from slow-cooked, sweet, and savory ingredients. Puree roasted garlic, caramelized onion, butternut squash, and burnt eggplant together for a flavorful soup.
Spatchcocking a chicken allows the bird to be flattened allowing the meat to cook more quickly and thoroughly. Don't be intimidated by the name, with this step-by-step guide you can easily master this kitchen skill and have your honey-glazed Cornish game hen roasting in no time.
Serve these stuffed peppers as a side dish with shish kebabs or a vegetarian main course.
Lentils cooked with an international mix of spices and aromatics and topped with poached eggs make a satisfying vegetarian lunch, light supper or, a robust breakfast.
Make a fun, kid-friendly dinner with this Italian take on classic Sloppy Joes. Serve up your Pizza Joes with a Caesar salad for a quick crowd-pleasing meal.
Leftover Christmas ham can be used for more than just sandwiches. Make a simple and savory dinner with white beans, veggies, and ham in the crockpot.
Marinara sauce, a classic Italian red sauce with garlic, onions, herbs, and not much more, is easy and weeknight-quick to make.
Chinese food is never bad leftover, but jazz it up by making Peking duck and cold rice into delicious duck fried rice. Just a few veggies and a quick turn in the skillet, and you'll have a new dinner in minutes.
Beef pot roast, a winter comfort-food stalwart, gets livened up with sweet potatoes, onions, and smoky, spicy chipotle peppers in adobo sauce.
As fall gives way to winter get creative with your butternut squash and use it as a savory base on a sauce-less pizza. Use store-bought pizza dough to speed along the process.
Linguine is topped with a hearty sauce of eggplant, ground lamb, crushed tomatoes, garlic, oregano, and half and half.
It might not be exotic or innovative, but this crispy chicken, is a tasty, simple recipe you'll return to again and again.
Top these meatballs with a simple tomato sauce and add your favorite pasta, or do something different, and use them in pitas with veggies and yogurt sauce for a Mediterranean take.
Cauliflower is sautéed with pistachios, ham, sage, and pears, then topped with a fried egg for dinner. Add or subtract various ingredients and you’ve got a side, a vegan meal, or a pasta dish.
A savory tart paired with a fresh salad makes a great end-of-summer dinner. Start with a basic tart dough and then choose your favorite topping option.
White-fleshed fish and okra are quickly stir-fried with garam masala, cumin seeds, and other spices, then served over rice with coconut milk and cumin for a big-flavored, slightly spicy meal.
By using both the meat and the stock from the bird, this chicken and rice dish is especially flavorful. The freshness of the vegetables adds a great summer crunch!
This Russian interpretation of lamb kebabs incorporates zucchini, tomatoes, red onions, and an array of spices. Delicious alone, with rice or salad, or wrapped in pita!
This delicious noodle dish features chicken and mushrooms in this rendition of an Indonesian classic. With an array of spices and condiments including onions, garlic, soy sauce, oyster sauce, and even homemade chicken oil, the combination of flavors makes this a meal to savor.