One-Pan Tuscan Chicken & Veggies

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Sheet-pan dinners are a fantastic way to feed the family a hot, filling meal without making a ton of dishes. This Tuscan-flavored chicken dish can easily be scaled up or down. If you’re scaling this beyond four servings, split the servings between two baking sheets.

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Tortillas

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Simple corn tortillas use very few ingredients and require no complicated kneading processes or long rise times, making them one of the most basic breads you can learn to bake. Tip: To keep the dough from sticking to your press or pie plate, split a large plastic freezer bag along its seams and place the […]

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Lentil & Macaroni Soup

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Lentils are a wonderful food to stock in your pantry. Using odds and ends of vegetables and canned tomatoes, this hearty soup comes together quickly. For the best leftovers, cook the macaroni separately and add per serving so it doesn’t go soggy in the fridge. Tip: If you can’t find tomatoes packed in puree at […]

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Winter Squash & Kale Risotto with Pine Nuts

Winter Squash & Kale Risotto with Pine NutsThree Guiding Stars iconThree Guiding Stars indicate the best nutritional value.

Risotto is a dish that builds flavor on a foundation of slow, careful cooking. The ingredients are simple and easy to work with, making it a wonderful dish for new cooks to learn. It’s easier than you might imagine and produces results that will wow experienced chefs.

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Mighty Mushroom Gravy

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Great gravy starts with umami, and mushrooms bring a flavor that pairs well with vegetarian and omnivore dishes alike. The earthy flavor of mushrooms bolsters the vegetable broth to make a gravy that will please all of your dinner companions.

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Middle Eastern Lentil Soup

Middle Eastern Lentil SoupThree Guiding Stars iconThree Guiding Stars indicate the best nutritional value.

Red lentils are the fastest-cooking lentil, making this a great option for a quick dinner. Shorbat adas, as this soup is also known, is a staple food throughout the Middle East. The spices and vegetables in shorbat adas are commonly simple and variable. Use this recipe to help you use up little vegetable odds and […]

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Simple Roasted Fingerlings

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Potatoes are often seen as a food to be avoided by people trying to eat nutritiously, but the truth is, they have a lot of good nutrition, especially if you pick a variety that allows you to eat the skin. Roasting is a wonderful way to bring out the best natural flavors of this root […]

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Simple Seared Scallops

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Crisp on the outside, tender on the inside: searing is a simple cooking method that treats scallops exactly right. Serve these over a bed of seasonal greens and enjoy.

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