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Sausage and White Bean Bruschetta

Sausage and White Bean Bruschetta

I’ve been making some version of this Sausage and White Bean Bruschetta for a few years now and it (oddly) never occurred to me to write it down – like it was too simple to be considered a recipe. What does that even mean?! In fact, it’s the epitome of weeknight recipes, requiring just five […]

Pouring tomato basil soup out of a blender into a mug

20-Minute Tomato Basil Bisque

Your grilled cheese called and it’s asking for a soup upgrade. Ready in about 20 minutes, this Tomato Basil Bisque recipe makes a small batch, just enough to pour a round for four eager sandwich dippers. It’s rich and creamy without butter, milk, or cream, thanks to canned beans. Skip the parm to keep it […]

Serving pork lettuce wraps on a sheet pan

Easy Everyday Pork Lettuce Wraps

This is really the only time my boys get excited about lettuce on the menu. These everyday go-to Pork Lettuce Wraps are totally adaptable to whatever vegetables lurk in the crisper drawer, or sub in frozen mixed vegetables in a pinch. This filling is mild and perfect for kids, but you can kick up the […]

Skillet with Roasted Pepper Shakshuka and Toasted Pita Bread

Roasted Pepper Shakshuka

Meet your new mid-week flavor pick-me-up, a la Roasted Pepper Shakshuka. This spin on the traditional Middle Eastern dish is smokey, full-bodied and warmly spiced, not spicy hot, thanks to fire roasted tomatoes, jarred roasted bell peppers (time saver!), and smoked paprika.

Place setting with white rice and cuban picadillo

Cuban Picadillo

Ground meat and poultry are perfect for weeknight cooking, but it’s so easy to get in a recipe rut with them. And while there is nothing wrong with meat sauce and chili and lettuce wraps, sometimes Wednesday deserves a little jazzing up. Enter Cuban Picadillo, which is like a combination of chili and sloppy joes […]