No mushy tomatoes here! Using a quick flash of high heat, this recipe imparts a lot of flavor into the tomatoes with only a few ingredients and a short amount of time.
This is a great dish to make with a leftover grilled steak; just take it out of the refrigerator and let it come to room temperature while you prepare the salad. Slice the meat just before serving. Pair with a light red wine like a Pinot Noir or a Beaujolais for a festive late-summer supper.
Grain and noodle bowls are the way to go for simple, flexible meals. The easy tahini dressing has enough Sriracha sauce to make it exciting, but if you don't like it hot you can always cut the amount in half. Customize with your favorite cooked or shredded veggies, proteins or sauces.
The name of this iconic Tuscan stew comes from its history: “ribollita” means “reboiled,” and some say that the original version was made from the leftovers of yesterday’s minestrone, with bread added. Add just about any seasonal vegetable to the dish: cubed potato, parsnip, rutabaga or a handful of spinach.
Coconut milk is a fantastic simmer sauce — sturdy enough to boil and full of sweet, coconut flavor. Keep a few cans in the pantry and you can always make a delicious, creamy curry dinner in just a few minutes. Add cooked brown or jasmine rice from the co-ops’ deli and you’re done!
Try serving this crispy chicken on top of a green salad for a crunchy, fresh, tasty meal.
The simplest way to get perfectly cooked fall-off-the-bone ribs is to bake them in a low oven, then pop them on the grill for a final kiss of smoke and fire. If you want to skip the grill, just drizzle baked ribs with sauce, place under a hot broiler for a few seconds and serve with corn on the cob, potato salad or any other ’cue favorite side.
Add eye appeal to your salad with a colorful mix of red, blue and white new potatoes, drizzled with a light vinaigrette. Meat, fish or tofu done with a white or red balsamic marinade or glaze will bring a sweeter contrast to your meal.
Arranging the fruit on top of this tart makes for a beautiful presentation. You can serve it semi-frozen as a cool, tasty dessert at a summer potluck!