For the holiday table, yet easy enough for everyday, these Brussels sprouts sautéed in a pan dressing of maple syrup and grainy Dijon mustard are an easy wow.
This streamlined version of an easy Basque chicken recipe, with lots of onion, bell pepper and tomatoes, is a perfect make-ahead party dish that's easy enough for weeknight dinners.
Whatever you call the color, you will definitely call this risotto a beet lover's dream. Roasted beets and goat cheese add natural sweetness.
Caribbean pepper pot, packed with chicken and shrimp, butternut squash and kale (or callaloo), wouldn't be the same without a healthy dose of spicy chile peppers.
Make the broth for this seafood stew way ahead, and freeze it. Then, when it's time to serve, reheat the broth and add fish and shellfish at the last minute. A great dish for entertaining.
Use the pressure cooker to make this asparagus and lemon risotto quickly, or make it the traditional way on the stovetop.
Traditional New England crab cakes, a summer favorite, taste great with some spicy aioli mayonnaise or tartar sauce, and the ones you make at home are every bit as good as what you find at local seafood shacks.