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Cabbage Okonomiyaki (Pancakes) The best recipes

Cabbage Okonomiyaki (Pancakes)

This savory, Japanese-style pancake is traditionally loaded with cabbage. Louis’ version uses quickly brined cabbage and a thin batter for maximum crispiness. Togarashi (also called Japanese Seven Spice) is available at Asian markets and some supermarkets. The mixture includes dried ground chile, ginger, orange rind, seaweed, and sesame seeds for a savory, spicy, briny blend.

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Fall Vegetable and Lentil Salad The best recipes

Fall Vegetable and Lentil Salad

This salad of lentils with roasted butternut squash, carrots, and onions gets plated over a bed of creamy, lemon-scented Greek yogurt—so with each bite, you get the flavors of sweet caramelized veggies, earthy-nutty legumes, and tangy yogurt. We love the firm texture of French green lentils, but you can also use standard brown lentils.

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Pan-Grilled Mackerel with Creamy Millet Puree The best recipes

Pan-Grilled Mackerel with Creamy Millet Puree

How to Make ItStep 1Heat a medium saucepan over medium-high. Add millet and garlic to dry pan; cook, stirring occasionally, until millet is lightly toasted, about 5 minutes. Add 1 1/2 cups water; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer 10 minutes. Add cauliflower; cover and simmer until cauliflower is tender and liquid is absorbed, about 15 minutes.

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Beans-and-Greens Soup The best recipes

Beans-and-Greens Soup

This hearty yet healthy Italian classic features humble ingredients that make a big impact. Escarole is transformed by heat, from a bitter green into something soft, mellow, and sultry. If you can’t find escarole, substitute an equal amount of coarsely chopped lacinato kale, red kale, or Swiss chard.

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Crispy Cauliflower with Italian Salsa Verde The best recipes

Crispy Cauliflower with Italian Salsa Verde

HomeRecipesCrispy Cauliflower with Italian Salsa VerdeYieldServes 8 (serving size: 2/3 cup cauliflower and about 1 tbsp. sauce)Crunch and zing are often missing from the holiday spread; these crispy, cheesy cauliflower florets with fresh lemon-parsley sauce achieve both. Serve with classic holiday dishes at Thanksgiving, or with roasted fish or a simple pasta toss on any weeknight.

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Balsamic-Glazed Pearl Onions The best recipes

Balsamic-Glazed Pearl Onions

YieldServes 6 (serving size: 1/2 cup)Deeply caramelized with balsamic vinegar until glossy and browned, these sweet and tangy jewels are a gorgeous addition to your holiday plate. We actually prefer frozen, peeled pearl onions over fresh for convenience; you save a lot of time by not peeling fresh pearl onions.

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Triple-Herb Pumpernickel and Sourdough Stuffing The best recipes

Triple-Herb Pumpernickel and Sourdough Stuffing

This two-toned stuffing actually boasts five herbs, though hearty sage, rosemary, and thyme are most prominent. Look for packages of poultry herbs at the store; they’ll contain just the right amount of each these three herbs. You could also stick to just sage or rosemary, but leave the amounts as they are; otherwise they will overwhelm the dish.

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Creamy Carrot and Lemongrass Soup The best recipes

Creamy Carrot and Lemongrass Soup

Step 1Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium. Add carrots, squash, onion, and salt; cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 8 minutes. Add stock, pastes, and ginger; increase heat to high. Bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat to medium, and cook, covered, until vegetables are very tender, about 15 minutes.

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Turmeric-Roasted Chicken with Farro The best recipes

Turmeric-Roasted Chicken with Farro

Turmeric abounds with natural medicinal properties. Curcumin, the bright yellow polyphenol compound found in the spice, has anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects that promote weight loss, lower risk of heart disease, and improve blood sugar control. Here, we use turmeric to add warm, earthy notes to roasted chicken.

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Apple Spice Bundt Cake with Cider Glaze The best recipes

Apple Spice Bundt Cake with Cider Glaze

Don’t be afraid to go 100 whole grain when it comes to dessert; we use all spelt flour here—no refined all-purpose flour—with amazing results. The nutty-tasting flour amplifies the flavors of the butter, warm spices, and vanilla, unlike all-purpose flour, whose rather bland nature would dilute those flavors.

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Three-Bean Miso Chili The best recipes

Three-Bean Miso Chili

Craving an adventurous upgrade from the classic beef-and-tomato-based chili? Then look no further. This recipe combines three varieties of budget-friendly beans for textural contrast, along with a kitchen sink’s worth of aromatics. Miso, a fermented soybean paste, is the ticket to achieving pronounced depth in this vegetarian soup, while peanut butter helps build nice body.

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Charred Broccolini and Onion Chickpea Bowls The best recipes

Charred Broccolini and Onion Chickpea Bowls

Eating more plant-based meals is easier to do when they’re as tasty and quick to prepare as this one. Much of the deliciousness comes from charring the Broccolini and the onion wedges in a superhot cast-iron skillet; those deeply browned, crisp edges impart incredible flavor with no additional fat, sodium, or calories.

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Paprika-Rubbed Sheet-Tray Chicken The best recipes

Paprika-Rubbed Sheet-Tray Chicken

Step 2Pat chicken dry with paper towels. Grind fennel seeds in a spice mill or with a mortar and pestle. Combine fennel, hot paprika, salt, smoked paprika, black pepper, garlic, and olive oil in a medium bowl; rub spice mixture all over chicken. Rub any leftover spice mixture onto lemon quarters.Step 3Place chicken, breast side up, on a rimmed baking sheet or in a 12-inch ovenproof skillet; scatter lemons around chicken.

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Crispy Tuna Cakes The best recipes

Crispy Tuna Cakes

YieldServes 1 (serving size: 2 tuna cakes, 2 cups arugula, and 1 tbsp. hummus)Our tasty riff on crab cakes adds an unexpected layer of decadence to packaged tuna. Crisp and golden on the outside, and soft and flaky throughout, this protein-packed lunch comes together in just 15 minutes. Tuna is an excellent source of protein and heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids.

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Grapefruit-Campari Bars with Shortbread Crust The best recipes

Grapefruit-Campari Bars with Shortbread Crust

Treat yourself to a sophisticated riff on lemon bars. This grown-up treat embraces the bitterness of grapefruit and Campari, balancing the flavor with a buttery crust. When we create our healthier desserts, we think about where the fat will be best used—we strategically place it where it will make the most difference.

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Pairing Wine with Chocolate Cake The best recipes

Pairing Wine with Chocolate Cake

Dessert wines or dark-fruited reds are best with sweet, chocolate indulgences.A FORTIFIED DESSERT WINEVelvety and sweet with a big mouthfeel and layers of rich fruit, a fortified wine is a good partner for chocolate cake& 39;s earthy flavors.Eating healthy should still be delicious.Sign up for our daily newsletter for more great articles and tasty, healthy recipes.

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Celebrate Easter The best recipes

Celebrate Easter

Menus for EntertainingEaster MenusFind the perfect Easter menu for your celebration—from a casual, outdoor br...Find the perfect Easter menu for your celebration—from a casual, outdoor brunch to a formal Easter dinner, we& 39;ve got just the plan for you. Rain, shine, or out of time, we& 39;ve got the just-right Easter menu for you.

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30 Days of Splendid Sides The best recipes

30 Days of Splendid Sides

Find the perfect accompaniment to turkey or a seasonal side for your weeknight meal.Roasted Pumpkin and Sweet Potato PilauHearty pumpkin and creamy sweet potatoes steal the show in this winter-weather pilaf. It’s an ideal way to add fiber to your diet and a beautiful showcase for some underused winter vegetables.

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An Eye for Appetizers The best recipes

An Eye for Appetizers

Browse our photograph gallery of of top-rated party starters.Top-Rated StartersAdobo Chips with Warm Goat Cheese and Cilantro Salsa& 34;I loved this recipe. I made it for our supper club and it turned out great. Very simple and very good.& 34;--HeatherAdvertisementAdvertisementCreamy Feta-Spinach DipFantastic!

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Festive Foods Around the Globe The best recipes

Festive Foods Around the Globe

Inspire your meals with some of the world& 39;s favorite dishes for the season.Worldwide Holiday DishesThis time of year, many Americans tend to focus on Christmas and New Year& 39;s Day. But a number of other cultures mark this season in their own special ways, and be it Hanukkah or Pongal, a central part of each celebration is food.

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