Erik Martin

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Pasta con Asparagi + Old Fashioned

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: While you whip up a 15-minute pasta masterpiece, placate</i> <i>your guests</i> <i>with a classic cockail.</i><p>Do you groan every time you see a recipe …

Italian Food

Stir-Fried Lo Mein With Beef and Broccoli Recipe

Beef and broccoli might only be a classic combination in the American Chinese repertoire, but that doesn't make it any less delicious. In most restaurants, you'll find it served with rice, but I like to stir-fry it with hearty lo mein noodles.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>A balanced marinade helps to …

Decadent Brownie Recipes

One of our all-time favorite desserts, we like brownies no matter which way you bake them: glazed with icing, packed with nuts, or topped with cream …

Vegan Crispy Stir-Fried Tofu With Broccoli Recipe

A quick and easy stir-fry with crisp tofu and broccoli tossed in a sweet and savory sauce with garlic, ginger, and sesame seeds.<p><b>Note:</b> To dry tofu, line a rimmed baking sheet with paper towels. Place tofu slices on top in a single layer. Cover with another layer of paper towels and press gently to …

Spicy Crispy Chicken

I’ve written about my take on Korean Fried Chicken (KFC) before and waxed poetic about how those spicy crispy wings make me swoon, but heating a big …

Wall Street

This Thai Stir-Fry Rivals Your Usual Takeout Order

As much as I love eating out at fancy restaurants and watching TV shows like Top Chef, the cooking that is closest to my heart is home cooking — …

Popeye Tso's Chicken (General Tso's Chicken Made with Popeye's Chicken Nuggets) Recipe

<b>Note</b>: For best results, use Popeye's chicken nuggets or popcorn shrimp. Other brands will work if necessary.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1/4 cup low sodium chicken stock1 tablespoon soy sauce1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar2 tablespoons hoisin sauce1 teaspoon Chinese chili paste2 teaspoons sesame …

TASTE | TASTE

TASTE | TASTE

One-Day Juice Cleanse

On Wednesday, I woke up and decided I needed to do a juice cleanse. That’s just the type of person I am. Today is the day! I said, and got started. …

The Best General Tso's Chicken Recipe

If the British can proudly call Chicken Tikka Masala their national dish, then surely it's time that General Tso got his chicken in our national spotlight. Everybody knows the candy-sweet take-out joint version, but I firmly believe that it has the potential to be so much more than that. How great …

Thai Firecracker Shrimp Recipe

1. Shell the shrimp, leaving the tail on. Pat the shrimp very dry with a towel or paper towel. With a small knife, make three shallow, parallel slits …

Pennoni and Cheese with Kale, Peas, and Mint

Some time ago I glanced through a recipe for paccheri, the giant round tubes pasta, with fresh peas and mint. I don’t recall the source, but I …

Low Fat

Potato Salad and S'mores

<i>Every week we take a peek inside the lunches of the luckiest kids in Brooklyn. Read on, suppress your jealousy, and get a little brown bag inspiration.</i><p>I like high-low food, and try to share (or impose, depending on your perspective) this with my kids. So for lunch today, I packed up German potato …

Food

Tomato and Cheese Pie

Scaccia Ragusana<p>Giovanna Giglio Cascone, a homecook in Ragusa, Sicily, makes this delicious tomato-and-cheese filled bread every Easter.<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>3 …

Italian Food

Basic Marinade for Stir-Fried Meats Recipe

Whether it's chicken, pork, or beef, this marinade is my go-to recipe when I want to cook a quick stir-fry dinner. It takes 30 minutes to marinate and another 10 to 15 minutes to stir-fry everything.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Salt and soy sauce tenderize meat, help it retain moisture, and increase its …

How To Read a French Wine Label

You’re strolling through your favorite wine shop, comfortably perusing the domestic section. You turn the corner, and the French wine aisle presents …

DIY Bellini Bar

DIY Bellini Bar & a mini spring brunch.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> April 13, 2014 104<p>Say hello to my new favorite thing.<p>A bright and boozy bar!<p>A bellini bar, to be …

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TASTE | TASTE

Risotto for Vegans, Just in Time for Spring

<i>Every other Thursday, Gena Hamshaw of the blog Choosing Raw shares satisfying, flavorful recipes that also happen to be vegan.</i><p><i>Today: Welcome spring with a bright, lemony asparagus risotto -- Gena shares a trick for making it rich and creamy without any cheese.</i><p>People are often surprised to hear me …

Risotto

Sloppy Jessica, or Mac-and-Cheese-Chili Pizza on a Bun Recipe

Inspired by a TV sitcom, the Sloppy Jessica is a gloriously greasy, wonderfully messy beast of macaroni-and-cheese chili stuffed into a pizza-style bun that's dripping with melted mozzarella cheese.<p>While it seems like three recipes in one, this clever, streamlined creation is actually just a …

Dinner Tonight: Thai Basil Stir-Fry + One-Ingredient Ice Cream

We have good news and bad news. Bad news first: Spring is taking its time getting here. (That's not really news. Sorry to beat a dead horse.)<p>The good news? The days of early sundowns and snow flurries are behind us.<p>Now, as we find ourselves in seasonal purgatory, eating seasonally is less of a …

Ice Cream

Pulled BBQ Spaghetti Squash

This is a continuation of our grilled spaghetti squash fascination. We love the stuff. This came about after some leftover Spaghetti Squash Ribs were …

Spicy Pineapple Chicken Stir Fry

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: Weeknight dinner, in its highest form.</i><p>It is very difficult to surprise my children with new dishes. I can slave over the stove for hours on end, and they will barely …

Meet the Press

Perfect Quick-and-Easy French Toast Recipe

This easy recipe should be your go-to for basic French toast, designed for when you wake up in the morning and have a craving for French toast but haven't planned for it in advance. It uses only staples like bread, milk, and eggs, and pantry items like cinnamon, sugar, and nutmeg. The key to why …

Milky Salted Caramel

There’s this really cool thing that happens when you get to do what you love for a living. Well… it’s that you do what you love. For me that usually …