Scallions offer a light, fresh onion flavor for salads, stir fries and soups.
Before you start assembling this hearty dish, steam the spinach first, using just the water remaining on its leaves after rinsing. The steaming wilts the spinach so that it is easy to work with. You may prefer to layer all the cheese on top instead of interspersing it throughout. ...read more
Using convenient no-boil lasagna noodles eliminates the chore of boiling and draining the noodles before assembly. If you are using noodles that require precooking, it's a good idea to rinse cooked noodles with cold water frequently to keep them separate before assembling the ...read more
This dish features a richly flavorful filling encased in flaky phyllo pastry and drizzled with a tangy-sweet dilled syrup. When working with phyllo, keep the delicate sheets covered to prevent them from drying. Place a sheet of wax paper on the counter, unroll the dough and cover ...read more
Buy the freshest from-the-farm vegetables you can find for this invigorating cold soup. If ripe tomatoes and hot chiles are available, make your own salsa, or purchase your favorite brand—that its already in the jar makes it easier to take on a picnic. ...read more
Basmati rice is a beautiful, aromatic rice, says Chef Allen Susser of Chef Allen's restaurant in Aventura, Florida. He adds spices to enhance the sweetness of the Haden mango, a variety he uses often. If unavailable, use the ripest mango possible. ...read more
Master chef, author and teacher to a generation of famous chefs and millions of enthusiastic home cooks, award-winning Jacques Pépin is one of Americas best-known cooking teachers. His popular cooking shows include his 22-show series with Julia Child and also with his daughter, ...read more