Watermelon, Cucumber, and Burrata Salad

Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons red wine vinegar 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1 medium shallot, thinly sliced (about 1/4 cup) 1 small English cucumber (about 8 oz.) English cucumber (about 8 oz.) 4 cups seedless watermelon cubes (about 1 1/2 lb.) 6 ounces burrata cheese, torn 2 tablespoons sliced almonds, toasted Preparation   1. Whisk together oil, … Continue reading Watermelon, Cucumber, and Burrata Salad

Pineapple-Mint Salsa

Ingredients 2 cups 1/4-in.-diced pineapple (from 1 small pineapple) 1/4 small red onion, minced (about 1/4 cup) 1 small jalapeño, seeded and minced (about 1 Tbsp.) 3 tablespoons chopped fresh mint 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice Salt Preparation   Combine pineapple, onion, jalapeño, mint, and lime juice in a nonreactive bowl. Season lightly with salt and stir well. Cover and refrigerate for at least 30 … Continue reading Pineapple-Mint Salsa

Mediterranean Salsa

Ingredients 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 shallots chopped (about ½ cup) 3 cloves garlic, minced (about 1 Tbsp.) 1/2 small orange or yellow bell pepper, seeded and minced (about 1/3 cup) 6 medium Roma tomatoes, diced (about 1/2 cup) 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar Salt and pepper Preparation   1. Place oil, shallots, and garlic in a small skillet. Cook over … Continue reading Mediterranean Salsa

Recipe of Baked Paneer Samosa

Samosa cones filled with a delectable and tangy paneer stuffing, baked perfect! Ingredients 6-7 samosa bases 250 gm paneer 1 cup peas 1/2 cup onions 1 tsp ginger and garlic paste 1/2 tsp chilli powder Salt to taste How to Make Baked Paneer Samosa Take crushed paneer, add chopped onions, fresh peas, ginger & garlic paste, red chilli powder and salt. Mix it well. Squeeze … Continue reading Recipe of Baked Paneer Samosa

Grilled White House Pizza

“Sweet potatoes add welcome texture to pizza—and they’re delicious with tomato sauce!” — Cristeta Comerford and Sam Kass, executive chef and assistant chef of the White House TOTAL TIME: 1:15 PREP: 0:30 LEVEL: Easy SERVES: 8 Ingredients White Hamon sweet potatoes 2 Small Eggplants 2 tsp. red peppers ½ c. olive oil Salt and freshly ground pepper 2 lb. frozen pizza dough 1½ c. tomato … Continue reading Grilled White House Pizza

Quick Sweet Pickles

“‘Beit Alpha’ isn’t your usual pickling cucumber, but it’s perfect for this eat-right-away snack.” — Deborah Madison, author of Seasonal Fruit Desserts TOTAL TIME: 0:15 PREP: 0:15 LEVEL: Easy SERVES: 8 Ingredients .6 c. white-wine vinegar or apple-cider vinegar .3 c. sugar .13 tsp. salt 2 c. thinly sliced ‘Beit Alpha’ cucumbers (about 2 cucumbers) 2 red onions 2 tbsp. torn dill sprigs 1 tsp. … Continue reading Quick Sweet Pickles

Asparagus, Peas, and Tomatoes with Herb Butter

These garden-fresh vegetables are full of flavor. Sauteed lightly in olive oil and garlic then served with homemade herb butter, they’re the perfect addition to any meal. TOTAL TIME: 0:25 PREP: 0:15 LEVEL: Easy YIELD: 8 Ingredients 4 tbsp. unsalted butter 1 tbsp. chopped fresh chives 1 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley 1 tsp. Freshly ground pepper ½ tsp. salt 2 tbsp. olive oil 2 bunch … Continue reading Asparagus, Peas, and Tomatoes with Herb Butter

Corn Cake Stacks with Aged Cheddar and Arugula

Simple yet elegant, these sweet corn cakes topped with a fresh green salad and gooey Cheddar are the ideal summer dinner. From: The Beekman 1802 Heirloom Vegetable Cookbook © 2011 by Brent Ridge, Sandy Gluck, Josh Kilmer-Purcell TOTAL TIME: 0:35 PREP: 0:25 LEVEL: Moderate YIELD: 4 Ingredients 2 c. fresh corn kernels ¼ c. finely diced red bell pepper 2 tbsp. cornmeal 1 tsp. sugar … Continue reading Corn Cake Stacks with Aged Cheddar and Arugula

Grilled Artichokes with Harissa-Honey Dip

A little sweet, smoky, and spicy, these simple grilled artichokes make an unexpectedly delicious appetizer or party dish. TOTAL TIME: 1:00 PREP: 0:20 LEVEL: Moderate YIELD: 8 artichoke halves Ingredients 4 medium Artichokes 1 lemon ½ c. mayonnaise 1 tbsp. harissa 1 tbsp. Honey 1¼ tsp. Freshly ground pepper Cooking spray 1 tbsp. salt Directions Using a serrated knife, cut 1/2 inch off the top … Continue reading Grilled Artichokes with Harissa-Honey Dip

kale and delicata squash salad with citrus-maple vinaigrette

Massaged kale leaves topped with roasted delicata squash, pomegranate seeds, wheat berries, and pepitas. Perfect for Thanksgiving! Ingredients 1 medium delicata squash, seeded, halved lengthwise, and cut into 1/2-inch slices 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided Salt and pepper, to taste 1/4 cup freshly squeezed orange juice (about 1 orange) 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar 1 tablespoon maple syrup (use Grade B if you have it) … Continue reading kale and delicata squash salad with citrus-maple vinaigrette

Creamy Polenta with Mushrooms & Collards

While both grits and polenta are made from stone-ground cornmeal (dent corn and flint corn, respectively), polenta tends to have a more toothsome, slightly coarser texture. TOTAL TIME: 0:35 LEVEL: Easy YIELD: 4 servings Ingredients 2 c. whole milk 3 1/4 c. vegetable stock, divided 1 1/4 c. polenta (not quick cooking) 4 oz. Fontina cheese, grated (about 1 c.), plus more for serving 1 … Continue reading Creamy Polenta with Mushrooms & Collards

Bucatini with Winter Pesto and Sweet Potatoes

Ready in under 30 minutes, this deserves a spot in your weeknight dinner rotation come winter. TOTAL TIME: 0:20 PREP: 0:20 LEVEL: Easy YIELD: 4 servings Ingredients 1 large sweet potato, peeled and cubed 1 medium red onion, cut into wedges 1/3 c. plus 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 4 c. torn kale, collards, or mustard greens ½ … Continue reading Bucatini with Winter Pesto and Sweet Potatoes


Time – 50 Minutes + Soaking Time to prepare INGREDIENTS 250 gms soaked rice 3-4 green cardamom  2 cinnamon sticks 3-4 cloves 2 Tbsp oil 200 gms soaked chana dal 250 ml yogurt 1 tsp pepper corns Salt 2 black cardamom 1 tsp shahi jeera 1 tsp ginger-garlic paste 2 green chillies 8-10 mint leaves 1 tsp turmeric powder 1 tsp red chilli powder 2 tsp desi ghee … Continue reading Qabooli

Corn Fritters with Roasted Bell Pepper Sauce 

Time – 45 Minutes to prepare INGREDIENTS For Corn Fritters: 150 gm corn on the cob 1 small onion, chopped 2 garlic cloves 2 green chilies 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda 1 Tbsp polenta 1 Tbsp besan (gram flour) 1 Tbsp maida 1/2 tsp cumin powder 1 Tbsp olive oil 4-5 Tbsp of vegetable oil for frying 1 big pinch smoked paprika 1 tsp … Continue reading Corn Fritters with Roasted Bell Pepper Sauce 

Paneer Butter Masala

Paneer Butter Masala is a rich and delicious North Indian recipe made with aromatic spices, cream and butter. It is a must-have delicacy during festivals and celebrations. Try out this easy-to-make paneer recipe which is the most sought-after dish for vegetarians. INGREDIENTS 300 gm chopped into cubes paneer 5 medium chopped tomato 1 teaspoon powdered coriander seeds 2 teaspoon sugar 4 teaspoon tamarind paste 4 … Continue reading Paneer Butter Masala

Crispy Spinach Cutlet

TOTAL TIME30 m PREP TIME10 m CALORIES240 Crispy Spinach Cutlet is an interesting snack recipe. Made with chana dal, fresh spinach leaves and besan, it is best served with green chutney. Try it with hot cup of ginger tea. INGREDIENTS 250 gm washed & dried,shredded spinach 6 tablespoon powdered Gram flour (besan) 1 chopped ginger 2 teaspoon powdered salt 1 teaspoon powdered Chana masala powder … Continue reading Crispy Spinach Cutlet

Spinach Maria

This recipe is inspired by the famous side dish served at Calhoun’s, a Knoxville-based restaurant chain. TOTAL TIME: 0:45 PREP: 0:25 LEVEL: EASY SERVES: 10-12 INGREDIENTS 6 tbsp. butter, divided 1/2 yellow onion, diced 4 c. whole milk 2 tsp. garlic powder 1 tsp. crushed red pepper flakes 1 tsp. mustard powder 5 packages frozen spinach, thawed 5 tbsp. flour 1 c. Velveeta, cut into … Continue reading Spinach Maria

Watergate Salad

This recipe has been adapted from the Kraft original. TOTAL TIME: 1:00 PREP: 0:15 LEVEL: EASY SERVES: 8 INGREDIENTS 1 can crushed pineapple, drained (20-oz.) 1 package instant pistachio pudding mix (3.4-oz.) 1 1/3 c. mini marshmallows 1/3 c. chopped pecans, plus more to sprinkle on top 1 container cool whip DIRECTIONS In a large mixing bowl, combine pineapple, pudding mix, marshmallows, and pecans. Set … Continue reading Watergate Salad


We’re cheesing out over this pepper jack dip. TOTAL TIME: 0:10 PREP: 0:10 LEVEL: EASY SERVES: 6 INGREDIENTS 1/4 c. butter 1/4 c. all-purpose flour 1/2 to 1 c. heavy cream, divided 3 c. shredded pepper jack, divided Red jalapeño, sliced, for garnish (optional) Fresh cilantro, for garnish (optional) Tortilla chips, preferably red and green, for serving DIRECTIONS In a medium saucepan over low heat, … Continue reading Queso

Cheesy Cauliflower Bake

Looking for a low-carb side that NEEDS to be on your holiday table? TOTAL TIME: 0:50 PREP: 0:20 LEVEL: EASY SERVES: 6 INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 large heads cauliflower 6 tbsp. butter, plus more for buttering dish 1/2 c. heavy cream 3 cloves garlic, minced 2 c. shredded white Cheddar 1 c. grated Parmesan 1 tbsp. fresh thyme leaves kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper DIRECTIONS … Continue reading Cheesy Cauliflower Bake

Cheesy Sweet Potato Casserole

TOTAL TIME: 1:10 PREP: 0:05 LEVEL: EASY SERVES: 6 SERVINGS INGREDIENTS Cooking spray 1 1/2 c. grated Gruyere 1/2 c. panko breadcrumbs 2 tbsp. chopped parsley extra-virgin olive oil 1/4 c. unsalted butter, melted 3 garlic cloves, grated 2 tsp. chopped fresh thyme kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 2 1/2 lb. sweet potatoes, peeled and thinly sliced 1/4 c. low-sodium chicken stock DIRECTIONS Preheat … Continue reading Cheesy Sweet Potato Casserole

Apple-Brussels Sprouts Salad

You need greens on your holiday table somewhere. TOTAL TIME: 0:10 PREP: 0:05 LEVEL: EASY SERVES: 6 SERVINGS INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp. red wine vinegar extra-virgin olive oil 1 tsp. honey 1/4 c. chopped parsley kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper 1/2 c. chopped walnuts 2 lb. brussels sprouts, shredded 1 large Fuji apple, cored and thinly sliced 1/4 c. Freshly grated pecorino DIRECTIONS In a … Continue reading Apple-Brussels Sprouts Salad