John Rakowski

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10 of Our Best Chicken Skillet Recipes — Recipes from The Kitchn

I am not sure which is more tried and true when it comes to weeknight cooking: a trusty skillet dinner or crowd-pleasing chicken. It really doesn't …

Cooking

These Sweet and Spicy Cauliflower Bites Are a Snack Paradise

By now you're probably very familiar with the fact that cauliflower is a magical ingredient. It no longer languishes on a sad crudité platter, …

Seven Magic Sauces you Should Know About Recipe

What is a magic sauce? It's a simple sauce you can use a hundred different ways. And you should absolutely have one or two in your repertoire! Here …

Cooking

10 Popular Pork Chop Recipes to Make Right Now

Pork chops can sometimes get a bad rap for being dry and bland, but that ends today. With these 10 popular recipes, you'll be cooking up juicy, …

Recipe: Winter fish stew warms the soul with chorizo, white beans, and garlic toasts

This stew draws inspiration from Spanish and Portuguese traditions, where pork, seafood, and potatoes or beans play important roles. In this pot, …

Instant Pot Potato Corn Chowder

<i>So hearty, cozy and creamy – perfect for those cold nights! And it’s made right in your pressure cooker so effortlessly! It’s comfort food at it’s</i> …

Recipes

How to Cook Fish in the Oven Perfectly Every Time

You can make almost any slow-roasted fish in under 30 minutes. Just memorize this technique.<p>Learning how to cook fish at home can be incredibly intimidating. There are a lot of mistakes you can make, but we think the best way to nail it every time is to let the oven do all the work. That's why …

12 Crispy, Juicy Chicken Thigh Recipes That'll Save You From Yourself

Back away from the whole chicken. Cut yourself some slack (and speed up dinner) by sticking to the thighs.<p>Weeknight fantasy: a beautifully bronzed whole roast chicken, on your table at 7. Weeknight reality: fire detectors, hot tears, dinner at 11.<p>While it might be <i>possible</i> to roast an entire bird on …

Cheater’s White Wine Coq au Vin

1. Season the chicken with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the chicken to the skillet and cook until it’s …

A Soup Diet Can Jump-Start Your Weight Loss — If You Do It Right

There’s a science-backed, all-you-care-to-eat diet that helps some folks lose nine pounds in a single week — and that’s not even the best part. We’ve …

Nutrition

Egg Recipes That'll Make You Excited For Breakfast Again

Make breakfast great again.<p>Eggs are a versatile food that offer a good deal of options ― even the simple hard-boiled egg can be handled in a number of ways, and to varying degrees of doneness. You can opt to bake them instead of boil them, or even steam them for a more tender approach. And that’s …

12 *Perfect* Parmesan Recipes for a Cheesy Dinner Tonight

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that cheese makes every meal better (right?!). Breakfast is tastier when you’re eating cheddar and Dijon baked eggs. Grilled cheese is <i>always</i> a lunch-time favorite. And what would dinner be without the occasional side dish of mac and cheese? But when it comes to …

The 15 Most-Pinned Healthy Dinner Recipes on Pinterest

When I'm strapped for new and exciting recipes, Pinterest is the first place I look for inspiration (pinspiration?).<p>Pinterest is especially helpful …

Cooking

15 Incredible, Edible Egg Salad Recipes

You put SOOOOO much creativity into making beautiful Easter eggs each year, only to toss the whole bunch after the holiday. But here’s a food *reuse* idea that’s as green as spring. Store the eggs properly and you’ve got a real jump-start on delicious hard-boiled egg recipes. Everyone loves deviled …

9 Healthy Soup Recipes to Meal Prep This Week

Healthy Eating

15 Spicy, Fiery Noodle Bowls to March You to Spring

I know I shouldn't wish time away (Mom: If you're reading this, I've been listening to you all this time!), but I can't help but wish that March were, uh... over already? I'm ready for my toes to feel the fresh air again. (My legs, on the other hand, can wait.) And I'm ready for raw vegetables! I'm …

Banana Upside Down Cake

4K<p>2K<p>20<p>Shares 6K<p>In the winter, we often turn to the tropics to get our fruit fixes. Bananas are the most popular fruit in America, and they’re quite …

The 50 Best Movies of 2016 to Stream on Netflix

<i>2016 wasn’t all bad. For proof, one need look no further than the impressive array of independent films released last year, some of which have now</i> …

17 High-Protein Meatless Meals You Can Make in 1 Pan

Washing a ton of dishes on weeknights is pretty much out of the question—frankly, it's often hard enough to rally the energy to even cook dinner at …

Healthy Eating

8 Easy and Comforting Chicken Dinners

As the nights grow colder, warm your family up with delicious and comforting chicken dinners. From Thai Chicken & Rice Noodle Soup to Chicken Chili, these cozy meals will become a part of your regular rotation.<p><b>1. Thai Chicken & Rice Noodle Soup</b><p>This fragrant, warming chicken and rice noodle soup is …

Joe Trivelli’s Italian Christmas recipes

Traditional escarole pizza pie, fragrant slow-roast duck and boozy coffee sorbet: Italian flavours in a festive setting, from the River Café’s Joe Trivelli<p>There is in my family a deep appreciation for Christmas. We begin with a trip across town to buy a tree and, from then on, all surfaces are …

Recipes

34 Dump Dinners for Your Slow Cooker

On crazy days, you need a meal that comes together fast. Enter the slow-cooked dump dinner. In the morning, just throw everything in your slow …

Cooking

20 Pasta Recipes to Make this Fall

So long, fresh tomatoes and super ripe zucchini. We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more<p><b>So long, fresh tomatoes and super-ripe zucchini.</b> We've moved onto some rich fall flavors now, and are craving squash, pork ragu, mushrooms, and more. …

Cooking

13 Easy, Quick Meals Perfect For Summer Nights

Summer's fleeting. Don't waste it in the kitchen.<p>The paradox of summer cooking is that it's the one time of year that fresh, seasonal produce is overflowing the markets -- tomatoes, corn, and zucchini abound, to name a few -- but it's also the a time we'd rather not spend in our kitchens. Whether …

11 Healthy Grilled Chicken Recipes in Under 30 Minutes

<i>Header image: Grilled Chicken with Nectarine Barbecue Sauce from CHOW</i>Grilled chicken is an easy and versatile protein that you can eat alone or serve …

A Week's Worth Of One-Skillet Recipes To Make Your Life Easier

Turn up the heat.<p>There are tons of excuses we use to talk ourselves out of cooking at home -- it's messy, complicated, it heats up the apartment. And there's always Seamless.<p>But cooking at home can seriously improve your life, according to science.<p>Julia Wolfson, a lead author of a 2014 <b></b>study at the …

The 15 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix, however, that it can be hard to sort through them all.<p>The streaming site does a great job picking up films beyond mainstream hits. A diverse number of overlooked films are available to just about anybody. Now is a better time than ever to catch films that may …