Spring Fruit Compote
Berries, pineapple and dried apricots meld in a light syrup of Grand Marnier or orange juice.
St. Patrick’s Day Champ
Mashed potatoes are combined with milk-stewed green onions in this Irish classic.
Frites with Garlic and Tarragon
Oven-baked and crispy, these French "fries" make a great side for fish or steak.
Warm Kidney Bean Salad
Try this tart bean salad as a side with barbecue pork, chicken or beef at your next grill-out.
Mixed Greens with Garlic
Any kind of hearty greens—from kale to beet greens—will work in this garlicky dish.
Creamy Split Peas (Channa Dal)
This dal is mildly spiced and creamy and can accompany just about any Indian-style dish.
Green Chile-Cheese Grits
Adding chilies and cheese to grits has become the Texas way to improve on one of the best dishes to come out of the Old South.
Heirloom Tomato Salad
Easy and delicious, this salad makes great use of the specialty tomatoes you'll find at your farmer's market.
Spinach and Mushroom Panade
A meatless main dish for brunch, lunch or supper. Or try it in place of traditional stuffing or dressing for your Thanksgiving meal.
Cheese and Black Pepper Cornbread
Pepper plays a starring role in this not-so-sweet but very cheesy cornbread.