Warm French Lentil Salad with Dijon

Warm French Lentil Salad with Dijon

Lentils are a common ingredient in the Mediterranean diet and for good reason. They are hearty, filling, a good source of plant-based protein and relatively inexpensive. This recipe calls for green lentils because they hold up their shape better when cooked than some other varieties. 

Perfect pairings

Perfect pairings

Shaved Brussels Sprouts Salad with Bacon and Dried Cherries | 12 servings  ½ lb bacon  2 lbs fresh Brussels sprouts, halved or quartered if they’re large  1½ tsp kosher salt, divided  1 cup dried cherries  1 bunch green onions, thinly sliced  ¼ cup apple cider vinegar  

Epic 30-Minute Roasts

Epic 30-Minute Roasts

Venison Loin with a Creamy Sauce  Venison has a particular gamy, intense flavor, so it is good to pair it with something light, sweet, and complementary in flavor. For this recipe, we first sear the meat in a skillet, then finish it in the oven. 

Pumpkin Walnut Sage Risotto

Pumpkin Walnut Sage Risotto

Total time: 30 minutes | Servings: 6 Risotto:  6 cups vegetable stock 1/4 cup olive oil 1/2 large yellow onion, finely diced 1 1/2 cups Arborio rice 1 cup pumpkin puree 1/4 cup grated pecorino cheese Walnut Sage Pesto: 2 cloves fresh garlic 1 cup 

Dinner Uncomplicated

Dinner Uncomplicated

I have to warn you: These sesame noodles are addictive. I discovered them on a trip to New York City, where they are a mainstay on every Chinese restaurant menu. The sauce is creamy and rich but also quite spicy, which makes for a delicious 

20-Minute Italian

20-Minute Italian

10-Minute Seafood Couscous to Feed a Crowd  Serves 4 to 8 | Dairy-Free  Need a fast, tasty meal to feed a large crowd? This couscous appetizer feeds up to eight people, and it’s just perfect to share.  Inspired by a traditional Sicilian recipe—Couscous alla Trapanese—this 

Fire Up your Fourth

Fire Up your Fourth

with Tasty Backyard Recipes White Barbecue Sauce with Smoky Chicken  Prep: 15 minutes | Cook: 45 minutes | Servings: 6 White Barbecue Sauce: 1 cup mayonnaise 1/2 cup cider vinegar 2 tablespoons Zatarain’s Creole Mustard 1 teaspoon prepared horseradish 1/2 teaspoon McCormick Coarse Ground Black 

Icebox Lemon Pie

Icebox Lemon Pie

Makes one 9-inch pie All you need to know is that this is the easiest pie you’ll ever make. You literally can’t mess it up. It is the perfect dessert after a spicy or robust meal. It’s also a great pie to have on hand 

Melon Salad with Watercress & Oroblanco

Melon Salad with Watercress & Oroblanco

Vinaigrette | Serves 4 1 ripe canary or honeydew melon (about 2 pounds; see note) 2 Oroblanco or other seedless white grapefruits 1⁄2 cup fresh mint leaves, cut into chiffonade 1⁄2 cup finely diced Kite Hill truffle, dill, and chive soft fresh almond milk cheese 

Cauliflower Power

Cauliflower Power

One-Pan Lemon Sage Chicken & Cauliflower Serves 2 to 4 One-pan dinners mean an even faster cleanup on a busy weeknight. Here the chicken is cooked with a creamy, lemony sauce that is so good you’ll want to spoon it over the cauliflower, too. 1