The 6 Biggest Salad Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

Salads are supposed to be light, bright, and full of life—but too often, they hit the table flat, limp, and soggy, with all the good stuff sunk at the bottom of the bowl. There are a number of reasons this happens, and now that spring is [Read more…]

8 Ways to Use Plums

Plums are just coming into season and will stick around through early fall. When ripe, they’re juicy and sweet, usually with dark skin and pinkish flesh that makes them especially sexy in desserts. [Read more…]

5 Great Meals From Farmers’ Market Finds

Shopping at your local farmers’ market is a great way of enjoying produce that is in season. But what can you make with your farmers’ market finds? Let these delectable recipes be your guide to creating fun, refreshing and colorful meals you can tweak year round.  [Read more…]

Healthy Greek Yogurt Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps

Ingredients

1 lb of chicken breast, cooked and shredded

1/2 cup sliced grapes

1/2 cup chopped apples

1/3 cup chopped red onions

1/4 cup walnuts

1/4 cup dried cranberries

1/2 cup of greek yogurt

2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice

1 Tablespoon garlic powder

Salt & pepper to taste

Head of Romaine Lettuce

1 Tablespoon [Read more…]

7 Delicious Ways To Prepare Green Peas

If you grew up on canned peas then you certainly missed out on how delicious fresh green peas can actually taste. Thankfully, it’s never too late to discover new flavors and techniques for cooking this humble spring vegetable. With these gourmet recipes you won’t just feed your family, you’ll also be able to wow guests at your next potluck or dinner party. [Read more…]

The Perfect Easter Brunch Menu

With this sophisticated Easter brunch menu you’ll be able to dazzle your friends and family with festive and flavorful dishes. This holiday menu includes Easter classics like braided cakes and smoked ham along with vegetarian-friendly recipes. What makes this Easter brunch menu perfect is that many of the recipes can be prepared ahead of time so you can enjoy stress-free entertaining.  [Read more…]

The 6 Biggest Salad Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

Salads are supposed to be light, bright, and full of life—but too often, they hit the table flat, limp, and soggy, with all the good stuff sunk at the bottom of the bowl. There are a number of reasons this happens, and now that spring is upon us, we want our readers to enjoy the crunchiest, most satisfying salads ever. So we asked assistant food editor Claire Saffitz and test kitchen contributor Alfia Muzio to identify the most common mistakes people make when tossing up a salad. (And, honestly, this writer learned a thing or two about salad-making.) Here’s their awesome advice, below. [Read more…]

5 Vegan Recipes For Thanksgiving

Are you celebrating a vegan Thanksgiving? Then you’ll love this collection of vegan recipes. They highlight seasonal ingredients like pumpkin, cabbage and pears to make extraordinary dishes for your vegan Thanksgiving feast. [Read more…]

Cucumber and Radish Salad With Yogurt and Cumin

Yield: Serves 4

Ingedients

3/4 pound cucumbers, peeled if the skin is thick, preferably seedless (Japanese, Persian or hothouse) [Read more…]

Summer Salad Recipes

Watermelon, glass noodles, mozzarella…what do these all have common? They make great ingredients for summer salads to take along on picnics, a beach outing or serve at a family barbecue. [Read more…]