This meal is simple yet so impressive, perfect for a season full of casual entertaining that starts well before Christmas and New Year’s. Luxurious lemon curd is the secret to a fantastic glazed salmon; your guests will be in awe. You can also substitute honey for equally delicious results. A big batch of buttery mashed potatoes starts as a side tonight, then is incorporated into portable casseroles (’tis the season for potlucks, after all).
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Craving a rice bowl from your favorite Chinese restaurant but can& 39;t spare the calories? This citrus-infused chicken teriyaki bowl tastes like takeout but comes in under 450 calories, and it& 39;s ready in less than an hour! You& 39;ve got chicken, broccolini, and rice. It& 39;s a full meal in one bowl.
ByRuth CousineauJanuary 2015Take a weeknight culinary adventure to North Africa with this Moroccan-inspired chicken recipe. Sweet onions are the ideal ingredient to contrast the strong spices used to season the chicken breasts. The bold spices are so potent you only need to marinate the chicken breasts for 10 minutes before cooking.
Total Time1 Hour 30 MinsYieldServes 4 (serving size: about 1 1/4 cups)This amazingly nuanced soup is the stuff we dream about on cool fall nights. Grab a bowl, a fuzzy sweater, and a serving of this easy fall soup and get ready for a dinner to remember. Save this recipe for nights when comfort food is a must and you want your house to smell amazing; the slow simmer is guaranteed to accomplish that!
Frosted blondies are the perfect fall dessert. Make frosted blondies for your next tailgate, office party, holiday gathering, or just evening at home with the family. These bar cookie beauties are tailor-made for a spooky gathering. Make the pretty web design by drawing three concentric circles then dragging a knife from the center outwards until you have the fall-friendly cookies you crave.
The tangy zip of these pickled onions brings a bright addition to crunchy slaw. And, the fresh, pungent flavor of fresh herbs is possibly the easiest way to make your dinner more interesting. While chopped herbs are great for salsas, and sauces, whole leaves are preferred for slaws and salads. Enjoy this dish as low-calorie, high-fiber side, for dinner and save the rest for leftovers.
This flavorful drizzle pairs perfectly with pan-seared pork tenderloin medallions, but also works well with grilled chicken, shrimp, or salmon. The sauce has a zippy, memorable flavor that transforms seemingly plain protein into a culinary sensation. Cook the sauce briefly to reduce it so that it isn& 39;t too thin; you don& 39;t want this flavor running around your plate.
Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Heather Chadduck HillegasSmarter carbs are easy with the handy spiralizer--it works like a pencil sharpener to create long strands of veggies. Find the tool at kitchen stores and amazon.com. Spiralized veggies are showing up everywhere--in salads, in place of pasta, and even in desserts.
If you’ve never made a romesco sauce, you’re in for a nutty treat. Here, toasted multigrain sandwich bread combines with dry-roasted almonds, jarred red bell peppers to bring a sensational sauce to your main dish. Ready in just 12 minutes, you’ll be rewarded with a smoky-garlicky-peppery sauce that can be served immediately or stored in the fridge for a couple of months.
By roasting the pumpkin whole, you avoid cutting it open and scooping out the seeds and membrane. If you& 39;d like, serve pie with a dollop of lightly sweetened 2 reduced-fat yogurt. This pie recipe calls for making your pie crust from scratch. While that can seem intimidating, this foolproof pie crust recipe is as easy as it is delicious.
Photo: Hector Manuel SanchezWhen a classic sandwich gets reincarnated as a cheesy pizza, rave reviews are bound to follow. Sweet, crisp Fuji apple provides a great balance to the rich, gooey cheese and savory ham, and everyone knows there& 39;s no better place to slip in some extra leafy greens than on a pizza.
Photo: Brian Woodcock; Styling: Heather Chadduck HillegasMaking a vegetarian burger shouldn’t have to mean spending hours roasting vegetables, cooking beans, and forming patties. This quick and tasty recipe can have dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes. Try using half of a spare whole-grain hamburger bun in place of the bread slice.
Photo: Brian Woodcock; Styling: Claire SpollenRoasting vegetables brings out rich flavors in any side dish. This recipe calls for white miso, which is sweeter than yellow miso. You can find it in the refrigerated section near the produce in most supermarkets. If your large grocery store doesn& 39;t carry it, check out your local Asian market.
Piri piri is a bright herb-and-chile sauce popular in Portugal and parts of Africa. It& 39;s traditionally red, but we go green with fresh poblano, jalapeño, and basil. Seed or omit the jalapeño for less heat. Serve with roasted potatoes or a green salad with a delicate vinaigrette so as not to overwhelm the flavor of the main dishIf you crave juicy, flavorful chicken breasts, then follow this simple recipe.
A rémoulade is a popular French condiment that shows up in lots of culinary traditions today. We like it with fried green tomatoes or fish cakes, but don& 39;t overlook the aioli- or mayonnaise-based spread for beef and pork dinners. Most rémoulades are chunky, with bits of garlic, onion, or capers tucked into a creamy base.
YieldServes 4 (serving size: about 3/4 cup broccoli mixture)Broccoli is a go-to veggie side for many families yet is often served very plain. Here we offer a great way to dress it up with the addition of hearty chorizo and spicy chiles. Topped with a kick of chipotle chiles and lime, this broccoli side dish is not shy on flavor.
Using an adjustable-blade slicer, thinly slice leaves of Brussels sprouts into a medium bowl. Add walnuts and cheese. Finely grate lemon rind into bowl; halve lemon, and squeeze juice into bowl. Drizzle with olive oil. Season with salt and pepper, and toss to combine. You can make the salad up to 20 minutes in advance.
Meet your new favorite casserole recipe. This budget-friendly dish (costing under $10) allows you to stretch a small amount of meat over several servings. It& 39;s family friendly, filling, and loaded with flavor--the perfect weeknight meal.The high heat on this recipe allows it to cook quickly, crisping the spaghetti slightly on the outside to make the perfect & 34;pie crust& 34; for this dish.
HomeRecipesFrench Bread with Cauliflower Cheese SaucePhoto: Jennifer Causey; Styling: Claire SpollenYieldServes 4 (serving size: 1 piece)Ooey-gooey cheesy bread gets an extra dose of vegetables (and more creaminess) from steamed cauliflower. Use this mixture for your next grilled cheese sandwich and pair alongside fresh tomato soup for a family-friendly dinner.
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Missie Neville CrawfordConsider this speedy salmon dish a fall anecdote to a holiday season filled with rich stews, braises, and roasts. The tart, bright citrus topper cuts through the natural fattiness of the salmon; it would overwhelm lighter fish like cod or flounder.
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Missie Neville CrawfordLoad up the nachos on a baking sheet, then bring straight the to the table for easy serving and a great presentation. You can use pinto beans instead of black beans and shredded rotisserie chicken instead of ground beef. While we love melty shredded cheese, we found that it makes the nachos a bit unwieldy.