Julia Child's classic salade Nicoise made easier. My version uses fresh tuna, but you can use any fish, or chickpeas for a vegetarian dish. Read more →


Comfort food, straight from the pantry: white beans, shrimp, and slow-roasted tomatoes, tossed with a bit of basil from the garden, make a quick worknight dinner. Read more →


Make a big batch of slow-roasted tomatoes and stash them in your freezer. Then, toss together this simple pasta dish with basil, olives, and cheese, at a moment's notice. Read more →


Use the pressure cooker to make this asparagus and lemon risotto quickly, or make it the traditional way on the stovetop. Read more →