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Farro Salad with Asparagus, Sugar Snap Peas, and TomatoesFromElegant Fall Dinner
We were sold on this nutty grain even before we realized how fast and easy it is to cook.
Red Beans and RiceFromBig Easy Favorites
In New Orleans, cooks transform a dollar’s worth of dried beans into a creamy, smoky stew. So why is it so hard to transl...
Drunken BeansFromMexican Mole and Drunken Beans
Cooking beans with beer and bacon can deliver results as full-flavored and satisfying as a rich stew—or it can lead to a p...
Black Bean BurgersFromVegetarian Essentials
Earthy black beans should make a satisfying nonmeat burger. But most either fall apart when flipped or are so mushy that ...
Fried Brown Rice with Pork and ShrimpFromServing Up Noodles and Rice
We figured out a single substitution that both eliminates the need for leftover rice and makes the dish less greasy.
Israeli Couscous with Lemon, Mint, Peas, Feta, and Pickled ShallotsFromSpanish Chicken and Israeli Couscous
These pasta pearls can revitalize a picnic salad—but first you have to cook them right.
Simple Israeli CouscousFromSpanish Chicken and Israeli Couscous
These pasta pearls can revitalize a picnic salad—but first you have to cook them right.
Quinoa Pilaf with Herbs and LemonFromSpicing Up the Backyard Barbecue
Could we turn this superfood into a dish we’d really want to eat?
Quinoa Pilaf with Chipotle, Queso Fresco, and PeanutsFromSpicing Up the Backyard Barbecue
Could we turn this superfood into a dish we’d really want to eat?
Simple Refried BeansFromBeefing Up Mexican Favorites
Serve with our Mexican-Style Grilled Steak (Carne Asada)
Fresh Corn CornbreadFromBest Barbecued Chicken and Cornbread
What about a cornbread that actually tastes like fresh, sweet corn instead of cornmeal?
Hearty Spanish-Style Lentil and Chorizo SoupFromHearty Spanish and Italian Soups, Revamped
To achieve authentically deep, complex flavor in this hearty soup, we had to turn down the flame.
Oatmeal MuffinsFromOatmeal Muffins and Granola
What should be a satisfying breakfast treat is often a dry, chewy regret. The key to a moist, tender crumb turned out to b...
Wild Rice and Mushroom SoupFromLet’s Start with Soup
For a rich, earthy, nutty-tasting soup, we had to figure out how to make its signature ingredients do more than just add b...
Basic CouscousFromA Moroccan Feast
Back-of-the-package instructions may be simple, but too often they yield a tasteless, soggy mess. To cook couscous properl...
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