Shaleen Virk

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Balsamic Caprese Chicken

Meals can be separated into two categories: those that are quick and simple that you make for weeknight dinners and those that are photogenic and …

Dinner Tonight: Tilapia with Toasted Almonds and Green Olives

Tilapia is the beige of the fish world: inoffensive and ubiquitous. It doesn't stand a chance against, well, just about every other fish around, but it's also incredible cheap and fairly adaptable to whatever toppings you'd like to add to it. This explains why I spent far more time worrying about …

Roasted Summer Vegetable Mac + Cheese

Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Spray a baking dish with nonstick spray. Line a baking sheet with aluminum foil.<p>In a large bowl, combine corn, …

Pan Fried Whitefish with Artichokes, Olives, and Sun-Dried Tomatoes Recipe

Pan frying is a great way to cook any non-fatty fish filets. The seasoned flour coating protects the flesh from direct heat and helps keep the fish moist, while also providing an appetizing golden brown exterior. This method of preparation also allows you to use less oil, keeping your dish healthy. …

Smoked Gouda Mashed Potatoes

For an extra-decadent mashed potato dish, spread finished mashed potatoes out in a baking dish and top with a thin layer (about 2 Tbsp) of …

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Grilled Salmon with Dill Butter Recipe

Do you have your grill on? Here’s a quick and easy way to grill salmon. No marinade required. The trick to grilled salmon, so that your fillets stay …

Perfect Salmon

It never fails. If I ask my kids what they want for dinner, given anything, they almost always ask for salmon. I love it when they do because it's so healthy, so easy, and so delicious! I've found a way to make it that makes everyone happy, and it's totally quick.<p>1. The first key is to start with …

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Grilled Shrimp Skewers With Tomato, Garlic & Herbs

In this easy recipe, shrimp are quickly marinated in a bright and tangy mixture of olive oil, tomato paste, lemon, garlic, and herbs and then grilled until plump and slightly charred. They're perfect for entertaining -- either as an appetizer or main course -- because all of the prep is done ahead …

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Making Dessert Vegan: Chia Seed Pudding

Julia is known for her healthy, balanced approach to all kinds of recipes, vegetarian and meat alike, on her blog, The Roasted Root. She shares her commitment to delectable vegetarian dishes as a Vegetarian fanatic, proving that you can make the whole family happy without the need for meat.<p>During …

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Beyond Curry: Crispy Indian-Style Simmered Goat or Lamb Chops

In India, goat is widely used and loved, and few things make me happier than a crunchy, juicy cut of it. Well, alright goat <i>biryani</i> is a close contender. And sometimes goat <i>xacuti</i>, or minced goat with green peas, or goat <i>dhansak</i>...Okay, let's start over. Goat makes me happy. And this dish is high up …

Sunday Brunch: Bourbon Glazed Pork Chops with Fried Eggs

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday morning we bring you a Sunday Brunch recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Any combination of pork and eggs makes for a satisfying brunch, but if you're …

6 One-Pot Comfort Food Recipes by David Tanis

One big pot for one big night. Bring all your friends together for a relaxed evening of refined comfort food, with recipes from celebrated chef and author David Tanis.

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The Best Macaroni and Cheese, 3 Ways

Written by Emily Monaco<p>Macaroni and cheese is classic comfort food, and everyone has their own favorite. While store-bought versions exist, making your own is the best option for an all-natural, tasty, cheesy dish. There are three main varieties, each of which offers its own characteristics.<p>So …

Flat Roast Chicken

How many times have I made roast chicken over the years? Thousands. How many ways? Too many to count, but every couple of years, I change my …

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