Caryn Hopkins

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Red Quinoa with Asparagus, Portobellos & Feta | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Protein-packed quinoa, tangy feta, hearty portobello mushrooms and earthy asparagus make this a delicious meatless dinner option. It also works well as a side dish with shredded rotisserie chicken or leftover roasted pork. The dish can be also served chilled as part of a spring lunch buffet. …

Recipes

38 Tofu Recipes: Stir-Fries, Stews, Dips, and More

A collection of great tofu recipes, from stews and stir-fries to dips, on the grill, and in beignets<p><b>We love tofu. There, we said it.</b> (Again.) Bean curd—whether bouncy firm, dribblingly soft, or somewhere in between—is a versatile, healthy, and, dare we say, flavorful ingredient. Make the most of it …

Cooking

Chinese Eggplant Recipe with Spicy Garlic Sauce

posted by<p>In this Chinese Eggplant Recipe, you’ll learn:<p>How to cook this authentic Chinese eggplant recipe, inspired by one of the most respected …

Food & Dining

Everyday Pad Thai | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Serves 4 <br>Total time: 30 minutes || Active time: 30 minutes<p><i>Photo by Vanessa Rees</i><p>Here it is: the quintessential sweet and sour Thai noodle. Also, the …

Linguine with Tomatoes, Brie, and Basil

Linguine with Tomatoes, Brie, and Basil<p>Prep Time: 3 hours<p>Cook Time: 10 minutes<p>Yield: 4 servings<p>Ingredients<p>(Adapted from The Silver Palate Cookbook)<p>4 …

Brussels Sprouts with Pine Nuts & Thyme

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we'll announce a new Wildcard winner: a recipe that may not have been entered in (or won) a contest, but a recipe that we've tested and loved.</i><p><i>Today: A simple, elegant side dish, with ingredients you probably have on hand already.</i><p><i>This post is brought to you by our friends</i> …

All Aboard the Veggie Express: 10 Meat-Free Meals in 30 Minutes or Less

No matter how much you like to cook, sometimes you can’t afford to spend an entire day sweating over the stove. Sure, you might like to labor over blueberry macarons or baklava birthday cake for a special occasion, but on a weeknight? You need it fresh. And you need it fast. No matter if you’re …

Healthy Eating

13 Quinoa Recipes for Morning, Noon, and Night

With chia seeds popping up in the breakfast aisle and kale on every corner, it's easy to think that we're living in the superfood golden days. While it's true that people ate berries, salmon, and dark leafy greens long before marketing geniuses came up with the concept of superfoods, it's also …

The Food Lab: 11 Essential Tips for Better Pizza

Making pizza is a year-round activity for me, whether it's a No-knead, no-stretch pan pizza in the winter, a grilled pizza party in the summer, or a Neapolitan pie baked in my Baking Steel/Kettle Pizza kit.<p>Pizza can be as simple or as difficult as you'd like it to be, but here are 11 good, …

5-Minute Flatbread Pizza with Prosciutto, Arugula, and Mozzarella Recipe

This recipe is a slight cheat on skillet pizza, since it uses pre-made flatbread instead of pizza dough. Then again, it really does only take five minutes to make, so I don't feel badly about it at all. I made two personal pizzas in succession and the first one didn't get soggy or cold by the time …

From Chicken Noodle to Egg Drop: 10 Soothing Broth-Based Soups

Don't get us wrong: hearty whole grain, bean, and creamy soups are entirely satisfying, and we don't know how we'd make it through the winter without …

Dye Projects

Give plain white cotton dish towels a colorful upgrade, making them pretty enough to use as napkins. Crafts editor Silke Stoddard uses iDye pellets to dye batches of them in a washing machine, then tosses them in the dryer: “The whole process is as easy as running a load of laundry.”<p><i>iDye pellets,</i> …

DIY Projects & Crafts

Banana Bread and Beyond: 17 Ways to Bake with Your Favorite Fruit

<b>In the life of a banana, the time between "perfectly ripe" and "overripe" can be but a fleeting moment. That's why banana bread was invented! And that's just the beginning: Transform your past-prime fruit into first-rate muffins, cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and more.</b><p>Banana-Chocolate Bread<p>Chocolate …