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One-Pot Wonders: Stovetop Eggplant With Harissa, Chickpeas, and Cumin-Yogurt

Eggplants have always been a difficult vegetable for me. They come in different shapes, sizes, colors, and stripes and are surrounded by dos and don'ts. But with enough delicious recipes under your belt, it's pretty easy to overlook the post-cooking appearance and realize that all those dos and don'ts are really more suggestions than hard-and-fast rules. This recipe, which combines small Italian eggplants cooked whole in olive oil along with harissa, chickpeas, and tomatoes, is one such preparation. More

One-Pot Wonders: Coconut Rice With Chicken Thighs

Why I don't cook everything in coconut milk is beyond me. It adds a rich flavor, creamy texture, and a sweetness that's perfectly at home in savory dishes. This particular one-pot recipe, made with tender chicken thighs, fresh, crunchy snow peas, and lightly spiced rice cooked in coconut milk is not from any particular tradition, but it sure is a tasty way to make a quick, weeknight meal. More

One-Pot Wonders: Cold Soba Noodles With Kale, Avocado, and Miso-Sesame Dressing

Fair enough! I've also made this with a ginger-carrot dressing and thought it worked really well as the dressing was looser and saucier, but not sure if that would make a difference for you if it was the combination that was the issue. Glad you enjoyed the dressing though!

Pawpaws: America's Best Secret Fruit

I was going to say the same thing! Looks like a sour sop or cherimoya. If it tastes the same as or similar to either, I need to get some!

Cold Soba Noodles With Kale, Avocado, and Miso-Sesame Dressing

So happy to hear that!!

Spicy Chicken Tacos With Corn, Feta, and Avocado

It tends to be easier to find and I'm slightly obsessed with feta.

One-Pot Wonders: Whole-Wheat Linguine With Pancetta, Peas, Corn, and Mint

@canihavesome So happy to hear that! Enjoy!

Whole-Wheat Linguine With Pancetta, Peas, Corn, and Mint

@obnoxiouslyGiddy I'm a huge fan of all herbs in general, so I think you could definitely swap basil for mint. I love mint with these ingredients, but basil also screams summer to me, so I'm sure it will be great. Let me know how it works out!

Chicken in Tomato Sauce With Chickpeas and Kale

Yes, sorry about that @harfood, add it with the tomatoes. Just fixed -- thanks!

and @labellamama you could try canned beans?

Coconut Rice With Chicken Thighs

Hi there!

Yes, the coconut milk, once stirred, makes up for the rest of the liquid needed to cook the rice. I did not meed more than that and it didn't burn, but keep an eye on it, if you're concerned, and stir to make sure it doesn't stick.
Yes, you can use water or chicken stock -- sorry about that!
I haven't heard of a lime boycott, but there is actually a shortage that accounts for the very high price of limes, which I recently discovered. You can definitely use lemons instead. And I wish I had a lime tree!
I think I got all of the questions, but please let me know if I missed any!

Hope you all enjoy!

Greek-Style Rice Pilaf With Chicken Thighs

Definitely! Just cook it according to the package instructions, but it should be fine! Enjoy!

One-Pot Wonders: Curried Coconut Noodles With Shrimp

Thanks for catching that! Just fixed it!

Curried Coconut Noodles With Shrimp

A little less than half I'd say, but I saved the rest and made mussels with the rest of the curry paste for dinner the next night and it was great!

Vegan Curry Butternut Squash Soup With Kale

Thanks for the feedback!

Vegan Curry Butternut Squash Soup With Kale

Interesting, my worry was that it would become too soft and mushy if I cooked it with the quinoa, but I'm glad you liked it overall! I've definitely become a little addicted to it.

Vegan Curry Butternut Squash Soup With Kale

Hmm, well are you browning them first? I agree, it will not cook in 2 minutes, but that's not what I was saying. If you brown it first, and then add it in later (as directed), you should have squash that's firm to the bite but not mushy - ditto with the carrots. I've made it several times with the same result, so please let me know if you're hung up on a certain step in the process because it works just fine for me. thanks!

One-Pot Wonders: Spicy Tomato Sauce With Lentils and Baked Eggs

yes! #fetaforlife :) So happy you liked it!

Easy Cold Sesame Noodles With Shredded Chicken

Awesome! I love soba noodles and will def try with that, thanks guys!

Easy Cold Sesame Noodles With Shredded Chicken

You could definitely try soba, I would just say that the buckwheat will change the taste a bit as egg noodles tend to be a little richer and the texture will be a little different as well. Let me know how it comes out!

Tortilla Soup With Chicken and Avocado

Hmm the charred or roasted flavor would be there and nice, but it depends how much time you have/want to spend. I found the dish to have enough flavor for a 20-minute recipe to be something I'd make again and again, but I don't think it could hurt.

Tortilla Soup With Chicken and Avocado

Yes, so sorry about that chicken glitch! To make it vegetarian, you could try adding black beans or chickpeas at the end. Hope you all enjoy!

Weeknight Turkey "Bolognese"

Sorry about the confusion! Yes, you should add the pasta to the pan and cook it in the broth. It's unconventional, but also super easy and saves you a pot!

Vegan Black Bean and Squash Chili

@currymonster I think it should be fine to freeze. I'd just add fresh avocado when you reheat it instead of freezing the avocado, but you probably already knew that :)

Vegan Black Bean and Squash Chili

Definitely, glad you asked! And that's so smart to freeze them for next time!

One-Pot Wonders: Seared Scallops With Pancetta and Brussels Sprouts

Love all of the Brussels love! They really are so good :) I agree, the shredded sprouts are a great base for any protein and as a side dish -- Thanksgiving anyone?

Vegan Black Bean and Squash Chili

Chopped up please! You can break them apart in the pan with a wooden spoon, but I think chopping is more effective.

One-Pot Wonders: Vegan Black Bean and Squash Chili

Sweet potato sounds like it would be delicious! And thank you for the nice comments :) Much better than what I was anticipating!

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