Busy Night Menu for 4

Our salad-pasta-and-easy-dessert lineup satisfies at the end of the busy day of holiday preparations.

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Brussels Sprouts Carbonara with Whole Wheat Fusilli

Whole wheat fusilli pasta, Brussels sprouts and a creamy pan sauce add up to a satisfying supper that's on the table in less than 20 minutes.

20-Minute Whole Grains

5 whole grains you can have on the table as quickly as white rice. Get ready to have your paradigm of "side starch" rocked.

Q&A with Spice Girl Monica Bhide

The author of "Modern Spice" shares how to get the most out of your spice rack and reveals why saffron and green cardamom are the new divas of holiday baking.

Saffron Cardamom Coconut Macaroons

Saffron and green cardamom--"diva" spices--lend complexity to Monica Bhide's recipe for coconut macaroons.

Cardamom Gingersnap Cookies

Inspired by spice expert Monica Bhide, we give traditional gingersnaps a fresh update with the addition of sweet, pungent green cardamom.

Dark Molasses Cranberry Granola

This crunchy and colorful granola is simple to prepare and makes a great start to the day. Hmm, we like it at the end of the day, too, sprinkled over yogurt or ice cream!

Give the Gift of Flavor with 6 Homemade Spice Blends

Spend a day or two assembling these 6 super-easy and affordable edible presents, and you'll be set for awesome last-minute gifts all season long. Plus, check out Ginny's recipe for Dark Molasses Cranberry Granola!

Sunday Supper with Braised Bison Menu

Our Sunday night menu centers around a classic Belgian dish made with braised bison stew meat. Add a winter salad and a bowl of warm pudding, and you have the makings of a great meal!