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20 Protein-Packed Dinners With No Meat

Whether you're vegetarian, vegan, or just want to save a few bucks on your next grocery bill.

25 Christmas Side Dishes That’ll Go With Any Main Dish

LBH, ham and turkey are great and all, but sides are where it’s at during Christmas dinner (looking at you, mac and cheese). Think about it — a tiny portion of your plate is dedicated to the main dish and the rest is always piled high with sweet potato and green bean casseroles. Obviously, this …

Pilaff of quinoa, sweet potato and roast peppers with minted yogurt recipe

Quinoa provides the base for this chunky vegetable pilaff with a minty, garlicky yogurt dressing.<p><i>Serves six to eight as a side dish</i><p>1 red pepper<br>2 sweet potatoes, about 500g (1lb 2oz) in total, peeled<br>3 tbsp olive oil<br>1½ tbsp balsamic vinegar<br>80g (3oz) wild rice<br>1 onion, finely chopped<br>200g (7oz) quinoa, …

Mediterranean Lentil Salad - Loaded with Flavorful Vegetables

Spring has finally arrived and al fresco entertaining is on the horizon. But with so many people on a special diet, it can be hard to find a “one …

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Warm salad of quinoa, roast tomatoes, chorizo and avocado with lime crème fraîche recipe

Whether you serve it as a main course or side dish this quinoa salad impresses with its mix of colours and textures.<p>This works well both as a main course (with a side of spicy black beans or roasted corn on the cob) and a side dish – it's lovely with spicy chicken.<p><i>Serves four as a main course,</i> …

Shredded Chicken With Soba and Miso-Butter Sauce Recipe

I think there should be a t-shirt or sign that reads: Miso butter just makes it all better. Not soba noodles, shredded chicken, and crunchy vegetables come together in one pot. It take half an hour to make from start to finish, but it'll only take a fraction of that time to slurp it all up whether …

Meatless Monday: Cheesy asparagus chowder is your favorite new hearty soup

Hearty soup is ideal for the winter, but the vibrant color that asparagus brings to this chowder will make you forget your winter woes. Spring …

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Our Favorite Recipes From Each of Our 2014 Issues

All of our recipes are wonderful, but these are a little extra wonderful<p><b>We love all the recipes</b> that appear in <i>Bon Appétit</i>. But there are some recipes that we routinely circle back to, both as weeknight favorites and dinner party showstoppers. So we combed through all 12 issues published this year …

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Andrew Feinberg's Slow-Baked Broccoli Frittata

Treat your frittatas better, just like you do all your other eggs. They will serve happy holiday crowds (or make nice lunches for you) in return.<p>Fried eggs are the source of fierce debates over texture and tone; scrambled are valued by how unresisting and cream-like they are; omelettes give us a …

These 9 Quinoa Bakes Are a Cheese-Lover's Dream Come True

Quinoa… so hot right now. But what exactly should you do with it? Sure, it makes an amazing breakfast (just add chocolate) and is any salad’s …

5 Healthier Mac and Cheese Recipes

Macaroni and cheese is a comfort food staple, but let's face it: With all the cream, butter, and cheese (<i>and</i> artificial ingredients, if you're making …

Butternut Squash and Tomato Soup

4 Servings<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 medium butternut squash, halved, seeded<p>2 garlic cloves, peeled<p>1 onion, chopped<p>2 teaspoons grated peeled ginger or 1/2 teaspoon dried ground ginger<p>2 teaspoons kosher salt plus more for seasoning<p>1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric<p>1 28-oz. can whole …

Dairy-Free Pumpkin Cakelettes with Coconut Whipped Cream

I hadn't planned on blogging this recipe, but it's just so darn good that I decided to go ahead and share. Last week I was asked to create a smash …

Winter Squash Carbonara with Pancetta and Sage

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Kabocha squash is made for purées.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>4 oz. pancetta (Italian bacon), chopped<p>1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh sage<p>1 2-lb. kabocha or butternut squash, peeled, seeded, cut into ½” pieces (about 3 cups)<p>1 …

Lentils and Chickpeas with Greens

2 Servings<p>A power lunch for grown-ups and kids alike.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup green lentils<p>3 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>½ bunch greens, such as spinach, kale, or Swiss chard, bottom stems trimmed<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>1 15-oz. can chickpeas, rinsed<p>4 cherry tomatoes, halved or quartered …

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Crushed Beets with Lemon Vinaigrette

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>This two-part cooking technique adds layers of texture—a creamy inside and a crisp outside.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds mixed small or medium beets (such as Chioggia, red, and/or golden), scrubbed<p>6 tablespoons olive oil, divided, plus more<p>Kosher …

The Essential Techniques That Every Home Cook Should Know

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: We're going back to basics with the essential cooking techniques -- think of this as Cooking 101.</i><p>The problem with cooking basics is that people often …

5 Reasons You Are Richer Than You Think (And a Little Bit About Buddha)

"Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship." -- Buddha<p>Few people know the story of who Buddha actually was. For those who don't, he was a prince born into the royal family on the border of India and Nepal more than 2,000 years ago. Buddha was …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Lists 8 (Free) Books Every Intelligent Person Should Read

A Reddit.com user posed the question to Neil deGrasse Tyson: "Which books should be read by every single intelligent person on the planet?"<p>Below, you …

9 Ways to Use Guacamole

Guacamole is so much more than a dip for your chip. Here are nine ways to use it that go far beyond Mexican food.<p>Guacamole is so much more than a dip …