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 [...]

Roasted Acorn Squash Salad with 
Wheat Berries and Blue Cheese

This entree salad of maple-drizzled acorn squash, hearty wheat berries, toasted walnuts and blue cheese is the essence of fall.

Pork and Squash Enchilada Bake

Make this great gathering dish with whatever you have in your fridge.

Kitchen Sink Fried Rice

If you have leftover rice, veggies and shrimp or meat, you've got the fixings for a quick and delicious healthy fried rice recipe.

Improv Cassoulet

There are so many things I love about cassoulet ... one of them being its versatility. Be creative with your leftovers--beans, roasted meat, stale bread--and see what it becomes.

Pear, Goat Cheese and Prosciutto Panini

Panini are an upscale Italian-style grilled cheese sandwich, and this version is dressed up with pear and prosciutto for a tasty cool-weather treat.