Brighten breakfast, lunch and dinner with the delicate palette (and palate) of spring.
The heart of springtime is not so much in its arrival as in its coming—it's a breathless lull of a season that's practically over before it even begins. And now that it's officially here, we're well advised to gather the spring asparagus while we may—along with the ramps, the carrots and the tender young peas. Here are some of our best recipes that capture the verdant colors and fresh flavors unfolding and unfurling all around us right now.
Stratas are perfect for entertaining because they let you do the prep work in advance.
Berries, pineapple and dried apricots meld in a light syrup of Grand Marnier or orange juice.
Prepare the spinach nests up to two days ahead for an easy egg brunch dish.
Made with only three ingredients but rich in flavor, this chicken recipe is the ultimate quick-and-easy dinner.
Bright flavors and lovely color in an elegant side dish.
Boneless pork chops and a few Chinese pantry staples make this dinner a snap.
Penne gets a veggie-ful Mediterranean treatment with a spicy red pepper kick in our quick and easy pasta toss.
A light, bright side salad idea.