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Chopped Salad with Chickpeas, Feta and Avocado

Chopped Salad with Chickpeas, Feta and Avocado

This salad strikes the perfect balance, ensuring that even those who aren't big fans of leafy greens will find it delightful. The combination of creamy feta, avocado, briny olives, and capers creates a harmonious blend, while the crispness of cucumbers and finely chopped romaine adds a satisfying crunch.Feel free to customize with whatever ingredients you … Read more

Baked Wild Salmon

Baked Wild Salmon

This approach ensures you relish the rich taste of wild salmon without worrying about it turning dry. With its higher collagen content and lower fat levels compared to farmed salmon, wild salmon boasts firmer flesh but is also more prone to overcooking.This approach is applicable to all varieties and sizes of wild salmon, even those … Read more

Linguine with Zucchini, Corn and Shrimp

Linguine With Zucchini, Corn and Shrimp

This incredibly quick and easy summer pasta recipe delicately cooks peak-season corn and zucchini, preserving their crispness and showcasing their vibrant taste. The same rapid-cooking technique is employed for the shrimp, ensuring it retains its tender texture with minimal time in the pan(Overcooking can lead to mushy corn and zucchini, while shrimp may become tough … Read more

Grilled Soy-Basted Chicken Thighs with Spicy Cashews

Grilled Soy-Basted Chicken Thighs with Spicy Cashews

Here's a tweak I made to a recipe originally crafted by Chris Schlesinger and John Willoughby, renowned live-fire cooks and cookbook authors, many years ago. Initially an appetizer featuring skewered, chunked chicken thighs, I've gradually transformed it into a hearty grilled main course.The skinless chicken develops a delightful golden brown hue over a medium flame, … Read more

Lemon-Garlic Linguine

Lemon-Garlic Linguine

This luscious pasta dish is perfect for busy weeknights, and it's versatile enough to become extraordinary with the addition of seared scallops, shrimp, or mushrooms.Grated garlic, lemon zest, and black pepper infuse melted butter, thickened with starchy pasta water to form a thick sauce. A splash of lemon juice at the end adds a lively … Read more

Chez Panisse’s Blueberry Cobbler

Chez Panisse’s Blueberry Cobbler

This cobbler recipe, inspired by the renowned kitchens of Chez Panisse, celebrates the natural sweetness of the berries by using only 1/3 cup of sugar.The dough rounds placed on top are strategically positioned to allow some of the berries exposed, allowing their natural juices to bubble up around the dough, enhancing the overall flavor. —Molly … Read more

Simplest Grilled Salmon

Simplest Grilled Salmon

For seafood lovers who prefer to avoid cooking it indoors due to concerns about lingering odors, grilling provides an ideal solution. Grilling salmon is incredibly simple. Whether using charcoal or gas, all you need is olive oil, salt, and pepper to enhance the natural richness of the salmon.Ensuring a clean grill is essential for cooking … Read more

One-Pot Chicken Meatballs with Greens

One-Pot Chicken Meatballs With Greens

A creative twist on traditional skillet meatballs, these flavorful garlic-and-herb-infused delights are served nestled amidst a bed of greens rather than being cooked alongside or atop them. This clever method simplifies the cooking process, particularly convenient for busy weeknight dinners. The meatballs start by browning in the pot, adding both color and flavor.Then, they are … Read more