Alexis Medina

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Skillet Shrimp with Orzo, Feta and Asparagus Recipe

This light, refreshing, simple dish combines some of my favorite ingredients: shrimp, feta and asparagus. (Anyone else love asparagus?) While I went with whole-wheat orzo, feel free to use regular orzo. Also, you can add grape tomatoes to make it a little saucier. Season the shrimp with dried …

caesar salad deviled eggs

I know I told you my days of late have been a blur of butter and a plume of winter spice but I didn’t forget that December is as much about cocktail …

pasta with garlicky broccoli rabe

In my humble opinion, there’s cooking and there’s cooking. (I know, I’ll just give you a minute for the staggering profundity of that sentence to …

Parmesan Chicken with Caesar Roasted Romaine

4 Servings<p>Prep Time: 10 min<p>Total Time: 20 min<p>Not only is this entire Parmesan chicken recipe in one pan—it comes with a built-in side dish of roasted romaine. Skeptical about roasted greens? Try it, and you'll be a convert.<p>March 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 7-ounce skinless, boneless chicken breasts<p>Kosher …

Red Wine-Braised Short Ribs

6 Servings<p>These short ribs are even better when they're allowed to sit overnight.<p>October 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>5 pounds bone-in beef short ribs, cut crosswise into 2-inch pieces<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>3 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>3 medium onions, chopped<p>3 medium carrots, peeled, …

Creamy Tomato Soup

8 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>This recipe can easily be doubled to feed a larger group—and makes for great leftovers. For a lighter soup, omit the cream; or for a little decadence, add more cream or swirl in a little crème fraîche.<p>October 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup (½ stick) unsalted …

Kale and Brussels Sprout Salad

8 to 10 Servings<p>November 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup fresh lemon juice<p>2 tablespoons Dijon mustard<p>1 tablespoon minced shallot<p>1 small garlic clove, finely grated<p>1/4 teaspoon kosher salt plus more for seasoning<p>Freshly ground black pepper<p>2 large bunches of Tuscan kale (about 1 1/2 lb. total), center …

Sriracha Fridge Pickles

Makes about 1 1/2 cups Servings<p>Make a brine, add Sriracha, throw in chard stems and let the refrigerator pickles hang out for a few days. Really good stuff.<p>June 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>Swiss chard stems, chopped<p>1 cup distilled white vinegar<p>2 cups sugar<p>1/2 onion, thinly sliced<p>3 tablespoons Sriracha<p>1/2 …

Crepes with Strawberries and Cream Recipe

Buttery crepes with sweet cream and fragrant strawberries.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients<b>For the Crepes:</b>2 eggs, beaten1 cup milk1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract4 tablespoon melted butter, divided1 cup (5 ounces) all purpose flourPinch of salt1 tablespoon sugar<b>For the Strawberries and Cream:</b>1 1/2 pounds …