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Pesto Asparagus Egg Skillet

<i>Post sponsored by Pete and Gerry's Organic Eggs. See below for more details.</i>This time of year always feels a bit like waking up from a long nap. …

Spinach and Pesto Orzo Salad

This orzo salad is simple, made with fresh ingredients.This salad makes a tasty side dish for all your picnic needs!Memorial Day is practically here …

Cooking

Crispy Smashed Potatoes with Walnut Dressing

4–6 servings<p>A condiment made up of walnuts, anchovies, garlic, and red pepper flakes is the ultimate umami bomb, which is then spooned over the crispiest-ever smashed potatoes.<p>May 2018Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 lb. new or other small waxy potatoes<p>1 cup Diamond Crystal or ½ cup Morton kosher salt, plus more<p>⅔ …

Simple Coconut Quinoa and Lentil Curry with Lime Mango.

Simple goes with Monday like french fries and ketchup, or cookies and milk.The post Simple Coconut Quinoa and Lentil Curry with Lime Mango. appeared …

German Mulled Wine | Glühwein

Perfect for a holiday gathering, this warm mulled wine recipe is ready to serve in 30 minutes. It’s so easy to make on the stove, or mull it in the …

Crock Pot Caramel Hot Apple Cider

<i>Warm, creamy, delicious caramel hot apple cider cooked right in the crock pot, and with only 4 easy ingredients! (Thank you to Truvía® for sponsoring</i> …

Browned Sage Butter Chicken Piccata with Mushroom Pasta.

Hey, Hi! Want to have the best Monday ever?!?!The post Browned Sage Butter Chicken Piccata with Mushroom Pasta. appeared first on Half Baked Harvest.

Cauliflower Kuku

Iranians love eggs, whatever way they are cooked, but they are especially fond of kuku, a type of open-faced omelet similar to the Italian frittata …

Our Favorite French Onion Soup

Buy the best beef broth you can, or better yet, make your own for a rich, full-flavored soup. And if you don't have ovenproof bowls or ramekins for …

Holubtsi (Ukrainian-Style Stuffed Cabbage)

Ukrainian <i>holubtsi</i>, or stuffed cabbage leaves, are the perfect warm comfort food for a chilly day. In her version, <i>Mamushka</i> author Olia Hercules mixes …

How to make your winter garden a creative haven

Your garden needn’t go bare over winter – with a little creativity and a container or two, you can have a vibrant floral display.<p>Emma Hardy, an avid gardener, shares her tips in her new book, The Winter Garden, which is full of inspirational offerings.<p>“Ornamental cabbages teamed with colourful …

Roasted Cabbage Steaks

1. Preheat the oven to 400°F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.<p>2. Arrange the cabbage slices on the prepared baking sheet. Place 1 tablespoon …

Recipes

Hasselback Potato Gratin | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Who would have thought that just four simple ingredients could produce a dish with such amazing flavor? Crispy, buttery and aromatic with fresh thyme, these potatoes are the perfect partner for everything from the holiday turkey to grilled meats and roasted fish. If you like, substitute fresh sage …

Recipes

Cuban Black Bean Stew

Cuban black bean soup ranks with France's steak frites and Italy's spaghetti with red sauce as a national obsession. It is a touchstone dish of the …

How to grow basil

Basil is the perfect accompaniment to Italian dishes - pizza, pasta and salads.<p>Basil from seed<p>Basil is an easy herb to grow from seed. Sow indoors, under glass or plastic, from January through to April.<p>Growing on<p>Once your seedlings have formed several leaves and are about 3-4 inches tall, gently …

Plant your own. Grow your own. Use your own.

Learn how to simply and easily plan a medicinal herb garden for all your plant-based medicinal needs. Aren’t sure what herbs are medicinal? We can …

Gardening

Pork Loin Chops with Thyme Oil and Roasted Grapes on the Vine

Few things are more rewarding than a succulent pork chop, and few things are more disappointing than one that is dried out. Grilled pork chops …

Warm Spiced Cauliflower and Chickpea Salad with Pomegranate Seeds

This is one of my favorite suppers, although there’s nothing that says you can’t serve this as a vegetable side as part of a more conventional meal. …

Thai Coconut, Broccoli and Coriander Soup

The perfect quick-fix dinner for chillier nights when you want something warming but don't have much time to cook—the combination of feel-good greens …

Stovetop Beef Kabob and Persian Rice (Chelow Kabob Deegi)

If you’re not Persian and you like food, chances are that you’ve at least heard of chelow kabob. And maybe you’ve even tried it (yeah! yeah!). It is …

Recipe: Persian chicken stew with prunes and dried apricots

Place a wide, heavy-bottomed pan with a lid on the stove on medium heat and add oil. Add onions and sauté for 10 minutes, till they turn slightly golden but not brown.<p>Turn heat to medium-high and add garlic, chicken and turmeric, and sauté till the chicken has lost its raw pink colour, about five …

Recipes

Savory Zucchini Pancakes with Sesame Seeds

Cinny, our cat, gave us a couple of heart attacks this week. It’s been pretty warm in San Diego and since we don’t have an AC in our apartment, we’ve …

Homemade Candy Apples How-To

They're Frightfully Delicious!<p>Black food coloring and branches from your garden in lieu of lollipop or popsicle sticks creates a spooky twist on this …

Farro Carrot Pomegranate Salad

In a pot set over high heat add farro and water. Bring to a boil, lower the heat to medium low, cover and let cook for about 30 minutes until …

Pea and Mint Tart

I'll admit, these last few weeks have me in some sort of crabby baby-land funk. It's 117 degrees outside, I'm six months pregnant, and I live in …

How To Thicken a Soup or Gravy: 4 Simple and Effective Techniques

Here are four easy techniques that will help you thicken a soup, gravy, stir fry sauce and much more. Plus, an instructional video featuring chef …

The Best Bread for Grilled Cheese

When you’re making a sophisticated, complex, grown-up grilled cheese, you need something a little sturdier than white bread. Here, the best breads …

Why Dukkah Should Be in Your Spice Blend Repertoire

It's one of the spiciest, nuttiest, most aromatic and versatile—not to mention easiest—condiments you can make.<p>I first learned about the spiced nut, …

9 Middle Eastern Recipes to Master

Here, nine terrific Middle Eastern recipes to make and get a jump on the trend.<p><i>We asked chefs to peek into their crystal balls and tell us what foods</i> …