Family Fun

Back to School Recipes

Whether you’re a kid going back to school, a parent whose kids are going back to school, a hard-working teacher, or just someone who once went back to school, you know that it can be a tough transition from summer to school. To help, we’ve brought together some of our […]

Main Dishes

Black Bean and Quinoa-Stuffed Zucchini

Makes 4 servings Quinoa is a great base for a stuffing, which you can use in zucchini, like we do here, or other veggies like portobello mushrooms, acorn squash, or bell peppers. Substitute any bean for black beans, or even shredded cooked chicken. Ingredients 4 large zucchinis, halved lengthwise 5 […]

Side Dishes

Bulgur & Lentil Pilaf With Caramelized Onions

Makes 6 to 8 servings Ingredients 1 cup lentils, washed 6 1/2 cups chicken stock or water, divided 3 tablespoons unsalted butter or olive oil 3 tablespoons olive oil 5 onions, peeled, halved, thinly sliced 2 cups bulgur, coarse grain Kosher salt, to taste Freshly ground black pepper, to taste […]

Salads

Corn and Tomato Salad with Basil Vinaigrette

Makes 4 to 6 servings This salad is simple as summer, with the season’s biggest flavor powerhouse ingredients. Serve it as a side dish or as a main course topped with grilled shrimp or stewed  beans. We love it for lunch with a slice of crusty bread to soak up […]

Chef's Notes Plus

Creamy Corn, Hold the Cream

Corn: looks like a vegetable and tastes like dessert. Enjoying summer corn is probably the easiest thing you do all year. To date, we’ve never met a person who doesn’t like it. It can be eaten raw, but even if you cook it, it takes less than five minutes. It’s […]

Chef's Notes Plus

Diabetes-Friendly Cooking

Amidst the flurry of concerns a new diabetes diagnosis can bring, what to cook for dinner can seem like a huge hurdle. Simple everyday tasks like packing lunch or entertaining friends brings a new set of challenges. Receiving the news that you have prediabetes or diabetes is a food lover’s […]

Allergen Friendly, Main Dishes

Fish Poached In Fennel-Orange Broth

This all-purpose poaching liquid is well-suited to a number of fish, so choose what is freshest at your market. Makes 4 servings Ingredients 4 teaspoons almond oil 1 lb 8 oz fish fillet, such as flounder or salmon 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 2 cups […]

Allergen Friendly, Soups & Stews

Gazpacho

Makes 8 servings This is a very simple, straightforward, no-frills gazpacho recipe. It is tangy and fresh, with a full-bodied texture thanks to a generous pour of olive oil. Experiment with proportions to find your perfect balance. Ingredients 4 pounds tomatoes, cored and chopped 2 cups chopped green pepper 2 […]