Ali Özcan

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Quick Meatless Recipes

Our noodle-free lasagna substitutes baked eggplant for the pasta and cuts the oil and fat from the bechamel -- but still bubbles with cheese and creamy sauce.

Want to go vegan for a day? Try these 5 tips for dishes even an omnivore will love

What's the trick to cooking for people who love meat when you don’t touch the stuff? Vinegar. Or nuts. Or a good charbroil. Vegan chef Chloe Coscarelli, the winner of Food Network’s "Cupcake Wars," provided TODAY with some easy cooking substitutions and strategies that will have even the hungriest …

Vegan

13 Vegan Risottos To Keep You Warm This Fall

Cooler days and longer nights are upon us, which means comfort food season has officially arrived. It's time to hunker down with warming foods like French onion soup, macaroni and cheese and lasagna. Okay, so our favorite comfort foods happen to contain copious amounts of cheese. Guilty as charged. …

Easy Make-Ahead Carrot and Chickpea Salad With Dill and Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

You could say I've been on a bit of a chickpea kick recently, but only because they're so easy to love! They make the kind of dishes that are not just delicious when first thrown together, but actually improve with time. It's really the ideal food for a packed lunch, whether it's at school, the …

Pasta Fagioli with Cranberry Beans and Kale

<i>This low-fat, vegan pasta fagioli, the traditional Italian pasta and beans soup, is thick and delicious. Using an Instant Pot speeds it up!</i><p>Since the …

Homemade Marinara Sauce Is Easy to Make—If You Avoid These Common Mistakes

Jarred marinara sauce can't hold a candle to the homemade version. Avoid these common mistakes and whip up a batch tonight.<p>Is there any dinner that's easier to make and more satisfying than pasta and marinara sauce covered in a flurry of shredded Parmesan? We think not. But before you reach for a …

5 Links to Read Before Making Pancakes

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: Your guide to perfect pancakes.</i><p>The word pancake is synonymous with happiness. It evokes childhood memories, signals a special occasion, and promises …

Grilled Vanilla French Toast

If your grill is large enough, you can bang out all 12 slices of French toast in just a few minutes. While any white bread is delicious here, brioche …

Breakfast

Breakfast mug cake recipes: Try these sweet morning treats

You may already be a fan of mug cakes — the single-serving microwave cakes you create in a cup make pretty irresistible desserts. Easy? Check. Convenient? Check. Delicious? Check. Waistline-friendly portion control? Check. But if you haven't tried mug cakes for breakfast, you're in for a treat.<p>Get …

Breakfast

Mmmmm, This Recipe For Cinnamon Apple Strudel Pull-Apart Bread Is Our New Favorite!

This recipe is a little more complicated than your average pastry and includes making your own dough and getting crafty with how you prep it for …

8 Fall Breakfasts That Practically Cook Themselves | Epicurious.com | Epicurious.com

Who doesn't love a freshly baked batch of muffins, still slightly warm from the oven. These happen to also be baked with gluten-free all purpose …

Giant Pumpkin Spice Cinnamon Rolls

#BakeYourOwnBread, #TwelveLoaves, baking, bread, Cinnamon Rolls, Epicurious, Pumpkin, Pumpkin Spice, veggies, winter squash, yeast, YeastSpotting<p>It …

Julia Busuttil’s Pumpkin Tortelli Recipe

I was introduced to Melbourne-based food blogger Julia Busuttil through The Design Files. Admittedly, because I live in Italy, it is quite hard to …

Nobody Is Better Than Cameron Diaz. Nobody.

Read the full cover story and see all the photos now!<p>It took twenty years, thirty-two movies, $3 billion at the box office, and turning forty-two for the girl who was game for anything to become a woman who knows just what she wants <i>PLUS: Read Her Cover Story in Full Now!</i>

Everyone, Chrissy. Chrissy, Everyone. Have Fun.

Among other things, supermodel Chrissy Teigen is funny. Not funny-for-Twitter funny. Like, straight-up funny. Even in real life. See more gorgeous photos of Chrissy here!<p><i>Published in the September 2014 issue</i><p><b>Even before I met Chrissy Teigen</b>, I was aware that she was a woman of passionate opinions. …

7 More Quotes from the Delightful Chrissy Teigen

About John Legend's butt, her dog, and her dog's butt, too.<p><b>PLUS: Chrissy Teigen Does a Little Light Yard Work >></b><p><b>I don't understand men</b> who won't have sex with their pregnant wives because they're afraid of poking the kid. You're not going to poke the baby. The baby will be fine. And anyway, do you …