Balsamic Braised Chicken Thighs

These chicken thighs come together without much fuss, but the honey and balsamic vinegar give them a surprisingly complex depth of flavor.

Last-Minute From-Scratch Corned Beef

Got a pressure cooker? Then you can enjoy this from-scratch corned beef recipe in less than two hours, start to finish.

Spicy Sweet Potato Wedges

These sweet potato wedges have a spicy foil to their sweetness. They're reminiscent of sweet potato fries, but a whole lot healthier.

Sauteed Sesame Bok Choy

Letting the bok choy get nice and browned in some places--what the Chinese call "the breath of the wok"--adds a smoky savoriness to the dish.

Mu Shu Shrimp with Homemade Plum Sauce

An easy recipe for a takeout favorite.

Easy Homemade Plum Sauce

I'd never thought of making plum sauce with dried plums (duh). Turns out it's that rich plum puree that gives this iconic Chinese sauce its [...]

Spice-Rubbed Roast Fish with Lemon & Fennel

The subtle spice rub and fragrant fennel make this easy fish dish something special.

Garlicky Sauteed Spinach

This sauteed spinach recipe wins over even those who normally snub the vegetable. Pre-washed spinach makes this dish come together in a flash.

White Bean and Chard Soup with Sausage

Perked up with garlicky Swiss chard and Italian sausage, this hearty, fast and easy white bean soup recipe is ready in less than 30 minutes.

Pork and Fennel Ragu

This quick ragu exemplifies my “double up-halvsies” trick. It’s got loads of onion and fennel, just a bit of pork for flavor, and half the [...]