Cooking seafood can seem like a big production, and dealing with skin-on, bone-in fish or scrubbing shells can be kind of daunting. But cooking seafood can also be quick and easy, with rewarding, flavorful results. From grilled squid to miso-marinated black cod to silky pasta topped with scallops and shrimp, we've got 30 recipes to get you started.
Lamb is one of the most under-appreciated animal proteins out there. Rich, savory, and just a little funky, it becomes meltingly tender when roasted to a pink medium-rare. Done right, it can also make a show-stopping centerpiece on your Easter table. From casual burgers to crown roasts and delicate chops, we've got 18 recipes to get you started.
There's something truly special about starting your day with the wafting smell of freshly baked muffins. Plus your breakfast comes individually packaged, and just sweet enough to give you energy in the early hours. From chocolate chip-oatmeal to pineapple coconut, here are 11 of our favorite recipes.
Potato, poh-tah-to. However you pronounce it, the humble potato is the perfect blank canvas for savory breakfasts. They're hearty and filling and come in handy when battling a hangover. We've got a list of 10 of our favorite recipes for breakfast potatoes from Roasted Potato and Sausage Quiche to Sweet Potato, Sage, and Fried Egg Tacos.
Kimchi's distinctive funky kick pairs well with all sorts of ingredients, so we like to mix it into chicken salad, ramen, fried rice, and even use it as a burger topping. Not sure how to make the most of the jar bubbling away in your fridge? These 13 recipes will get you started.
Smoked salmon belongs on so much more than just bagels. Smoky, salty, and a little briny, its flavor isn't as overpowering as other smoked fish, meaning that it works well in a million different preparations. From potato salad to deviled eggs, we've got nine smoked salmon recipes to shake things up.
Making Indian food at home doesn't have to be intimidating. It also doesn't have to be limited to simple curries and tikka masala. There's an entire world of crispy cilantro fritters, rich and soothing coconut soups, and bright, refreshing mango drinks to try. We've got 37 recipes to get you started.
The old playground song says that beans are good for your heart. But they're even better for your taste buds. They're kinda creamy, kinda meaty, and all-around hearty and filling. When it comes to comfort food, there's a lot more to beans than chili. From a creamy chickpea pasta sauce to a giant bean salad to Nicaraguan beans and rice, here are 23 of our favorite recipes.
While it's easy enough to whip up a simple scramble or fry a few eggs for breakfast, there's a great wide world beyond your basic egg preparations. From chilaquiles verdes with fried eggs to a foolproof eggs Benedict, here are 22 of our favorite egg dishes to start your day.
One of the best aspects of being fully entrenched in the winter months is the advent of citrus season. Lemons, limes, pomelos, grapefruit—these bright, tart fruits are a welcome reminder of tropical things in the depths of winter. Even if it isn't sunny outside, we've got a list of 22 of our favorite citrus recipes to brighten your day.
Yes, root vegetables have a reputation for being heavy and sweet, long-cooking, and, well, boring. But for a class of vegetable that spends its lifetime underground and survives conditions that most produce simply cannot endure, root vegetables could also be called winter's unsung heroes—used properly, they can be remarkably delicate, fresh-tasting, and complex. From a vibrant and crunchy shaved beet and radish salad to the creamiest, cheesiest potato gratin you'll ever meet, we've got 19 recipes to prove it.
The Chinese New Year is just around the corner. What better way to ring in the Year of the Goat than with a smattering of delicious Chinese appetizers? From Dan Dan Noodles to dumplings galore, we've got 16 starters to help you kick off the new year.
Not long ago, it was International Pizza Day, arguably the best day of the entire year. I mean, what could be better than a day dedicated to the ooey-gooey, cheesy wonder that is pizza? If you missed it, however, fret not. We have a list of 32 melty, wonderful pizza recipes to help you make up for lost time.
We've given you romantic main dishes for two. We've given you sweet treats for the end of your meal. But don't worry—we haven't forgotten about a little liquid courage.
We're hard-pressed to think of a holiday that doesn't come with some signature sweets, but Valentine's Day trumps each and every one. After all, nothing says romance quite like stuffing your face with rich, sugary, high-calorie desserts. (Seriously, nothing.) From fudgy brownies and truffles to heart-shaped cookies and homemade conversation hearts, we've got 21 decadent recipes to help spread the love.
In the off chance that you've managed to miss the fact that everything everywhere has been decked in pink and red hearts, Valentine's Day is just around the corner. And, as they say, the way to someone's heart is through their stomach. We've got 16 home-cooked ways to get there.
At this time of year, it's often difficult to wrangle whatever is in your fridge and whip up something sufficiently filling and warming for dinner. Coming in from the cold can make you want to hibernate—not take on big, labor-intensive projects. Enter the stew: minimal effort with maximum results. Here are 25 of our favorites to get you through winter.
It's time for some cozy, comforting food to warm the chill in our bones. And as far as comfort food goes, little does the trick quite as well as lasagna. It hits all the right notes: warm, laden with cheese, heavy on the carbs. Here are 13 of our favorites to get you through the season.
We've given you all the wings, chili, nachos, and dips your heart could desire on Super Bowl Sunday, but sometimes mere snacks just won't cut it. Perhaps you're looking for something a little heartier, a little more filling to help you through the game? From a classic club to grilled cheese to a party-sized chicken parm sandwich, we've got 21 serious sandwiches for game day.
Some of them have beans. Some of them don't. Others are so bare bones that there's little more than chilies and meat. However you like your chili, you will most certainly want a recipe to keep you full and happy through the Super Bowl. And we've got a list of 15 of our favorite variations below.
A little spice never killed nobody. And neither did a creamy guacamole, for that matter. If you want something a little more South of the Border than a gooey, cheesy artichoke dip or a smooth bean dip to dunk your chips in, look no further than a bright, fresh salsa or a nice hearty guacamole. Here are 25 great recipes for salsa and guacamole for smooth dipping on Super Bowl Sunday.
Every team has a mascot. But what about the mascot of the Superbowl itself? We're pretty sure it would be the chicken wing. Like Bubba Gump's shrimp, we've got all kinds. Fried wings, baked wings, grilled wings—you name it, and we'll show you how to make it. Here's a list of 16 wings to spice up your game day.
What do you call cheese that isn't yours? Nacho cheese! While cheese jokes may abound, nachos are no joke. You can't go wrong with bathing crispy tortilla chips in cheesy sauce and loading them up with toppings—nachos are a natural choice when snack time (or game day) rolls around. There are infinite tasty iterations; here are 15 nacho recipes to see you through the Super Bowl.
If you're watching football, it's essential to have the perfect dip on hand. When tensions are running high, you need to be able to reach your chip into a delicious dip without peeling your eyes away from the screen.
The Super Bowl is as much about the food as it is about the game (and the commercials). You can't possibly settle down to watch the 49th Super Bowl without an excellent selection of snacks to keep you fueled from play to play. No matter who you're rooting for, we've got a list of 25 tasty snacks to munch on during the game.
Chicken Salad is great and all, but it's definitely been done. You can vary the ingredients a little bit—grapes and slivered almonds is one of my favorites—but the basic chicken + mayo base doesn't change much. And frankly, it gets a little boring. Which is why this recipe from Patricia Wells is so intriguing.
It's back-to-school time for kids and parents, which means even more sandwiches need to be made. We see this as an opportunity to try out fun, new sandwich concoctions, especially if you're willing to go beyond the average PB&J (not that we don't love it). Here are 20 make-ahead recipes to pack in your sack lunch this school year.
You can always recognize a fellow cereal lover. Well, perhaps "lover" isn't strong enough. Cereal obsessive? Cereal junkie? You know who you are. The conversation could really go on for hours: likes and dislikes, childhood favorites, discontinued and hard to find varieties. We never got sweet cereals as kids, we got Kashi and unfrosted shredded wheat, health-food brand O's and Fiber One. It's finally time to have that conversation here.
You know those summer days when you're not in the mood for anything too hot or heavy for lunch, your office AC is busted, and you're still full from the crunchy peanut butter tastings? Well, it was one of those days, so when walking across the street to Banh Mi Saigon, the packaged gỏi cuốn, or shrimp summer roll trio ($5), in the fridge next to the sodas looked light, refreshing, and perfect.
With all the channels on broadcast TV and cable and the inevitable episode repeats, it's hard to sort out what's new or worthwhile. Let us sort it out for you so you don't miss anything worth watching. Times may vary with region; check your local listings for exact hour and channels.