Here's a healthy dinner on the go, an easy sandwich you can
pack up and take in the car when you're rushing the kids off to
soccer or band. It's also a quick favorite when the adults just
want to hang out on the deck on Saturday...
A brandied mixed mushroom sauce tops seared strip steak in
our healthy version of the classic dish Steak Diane. Serve with
garlic mashed potatoes and steamed green beans.
This hearty recipe for old-fashioned soup will remind you of your own childhood. Sometimes, the new retro is the old retro.
When the weather chills, one of the first dishes I turn to is chili. This recipe gets a boost in flavor and nutrition with a surprising ingredient—butternut squash. The bright orange cubes are not only a striking contrast in this dark bowl of rich chili, but they also provide a hint of sweetness in an otherwise mildly spicy dish.
Lightly grilled escarole combined with tangy tomato
vinaigrette makes an irresistible accompaniment to juicy beef
tenderloin. Serve with: Grilled baguette.
This light soup is a great way to slip fresh corn (and
tilapia, of course!) into your late-summer menu. Make it a meal:
Enjoy with a mixed green salad and oyster crackers.
Tataki is a typical Japanese preparation in which beef or
fish is seared on the outside, left very rare inside, thinly
sliced and served with a citrusy soy sauce. We cook the beef to
medium-rare here, so it retains plenty of...
The flavors in a slow-cooked beef stew improve as it sits
for a day or two, so it is a perfect make-ahead for a dinner
party. Buy nicely marbled meat, such as chuck, for this
In this version, the eggs are cooked into a custardlike
sauce. An extra step, yes, but the technique ensures food
Roasting brings out a caramelized complexity in the already
sweet peas. A scattering of crumbled blue cheese would make a
savory addition or substitution for the bacon.