Smoky Beef Chili with Apple Cider and Black Olives
Brown beef with onion and garlic 5 minutes. Add tomato paste, cumin, chili powders, mustard, salt and basil. Cook 10 minutes. Add tomatoes (undrained), apple…
Roasted Acorn Squash and Brussels Sprout Salad
This salad blends fall-produce favorites with protein-packed quinoa.
Lime Cilantro Marinade
This marinade works well on grilled fruits or vegetables to be served on a green salad. Try it on whole ears of corn, pineapple red peppers or avocados.
Korean Grilled Beef
When entertaining, we use rib-eyes. When it’s just the family, we choose flank steak: a leaner, less expensive cut.
California Ripe Olive and Fig Tapenade
Serve this tapenade on crostini spread with soft cheese like feta, goat or blue. Sponsored by California Ripe Olives.
Blueberry Rhubarb Pie
Sweet Blueberries and tart rhubarb combine in this perfectly sweet spring pie.
Pasta with Meatballs and Sauce
A classic meat combo for meatballs is about one third each of veal, beef and pork. You can often find this in the meat area of the supermarket labeled “meat loaf mixture,” and if so, your work is done.
Kitchen Sink Chopped Salad
This is a kitchen sink salad. As in, Step 1: Open vegetable bins and peer inside. Step 2: Save any depressing looking vegetables for soup and pull out the rest for this big-bowl salad.
Brown Sugar Cinnamon Popovers
Crispy on the outside, slightly custardy on the inside, the slightly sweet popovers are a snap to make and, oh, so impressive.
Most American kumquats come from Florida and California, and they are available during winter months. In case you have never seen them, they look like tiny, oval-shaped oranges.
Raspberry-Lime Ice Pops
The raspberry and lime flavors are equally distinct in these bright, refreshing ice pops.
Lemon Meringue Layer Cake
Mascarpone Frosting: In a large bowl, beat the mascarpone cheese and butter with a handheld electric mixer until smooth. Sift in the confectioners' sugar. Add…
Mexican Roasted Tomato Soup
Homemade creamy tomato soup is a remedy for just about anything. Packed up in jars, and reheated later, it’s the perfect home-delivered meal.
Roasted Asparagus with Parmigiano and Thyme Crumbs
A side dish that makes the most of spring’s tender asparagus, all topped off with buttery breadcrumbs.