Nevin Martell

Mediterranean Kebab Salad

Made with a mix ground pork and beef, these juicy, flavorful kebabs are served over a salad with creamy feta dressing. Quick to assemble, this satiating summery salad is an ideal for a weeknight meal or last-minute cookout.

Juicy Lucy Burger

There’s no burger quite like the Juicy Lucy. It’s a cheeseburger with a catch: the cheese is on the inside. A hidden pocket of gooey, gushing American cheese helps keep the meat tender, while leaving the top of the griddled brown patty wide open for toppings such as ketchup, mustard, […]

ukranian pyrizhky buns

Ukrainian Pyrizhky (Beef Buns)

Packed with a rich mix of beef and bacon, these plump buns work well as snacks or appetizers. If you find yourself with extras, freeze them for future use, they reheat well for a quick meal. 

pineapple pork bowl

Pineapple-Pork Noodle Bowls

With a Polynesian sensibility and tons of flavor, this tropical-tasting stir-fry comes together quickly in the pan. Serve it over rice or your favorite Asian noodles; this recipe tastes great with soba, udon, or ramen noodles. 

lamb with Greek inspired lemon potatoes

Citrusy Herbed Lamb with Lemony Potatoes

Want to pull out the stops for Mother’s Day without marooning yourself in the kitchen? This gorgeous citrusy herb-rubbed leg of lamb with Greek-inspired lemon potatoes is a breeze to prep but makes a lasting impression. Serve with a salad of tender spring lettuces and a light red wine, and […]

zaatar crusted chicken breast

Za’atar Crusted Chicken

Za’atar is a good-for-everything Levantine seasoning made with wild thyme, sumac, and toasted sesame seeds. The herbaceous spice mix gives Middle Eastern flair to these easy-to-make fried chicken cutlets, which are paired with garlicky labneh adding a touch of tang.  Serve these cutlets alongside a chopped green salad with olives […]

Spicy Caramel Chicken

This Vietnamese-inspired dish packs a memorable flavor combination: Sweet and spicy with a touch of umami funk courtesy of the fish sauce lacing it all together. A perfect option on a weeknight, it comes together quickly and easily in a skillet.

beef stew with grains

Ancient Grains Beef Stew

This easy-to-assemble slow cooker stew is everything you want on a cold day. Hearty and heartwarming, it’s packed full of tender chunks of beef, two ultra-wholesome ancient grains, and a host of wintry root vegetables. 

gochung spiced beef sliders

Gochujang-Braised Pulled Beef Sandwiches

Super savory, a little sweet, and a little spicy, this Korean-inspired pulled beef is quick to put together, making it a great option for make-ahead dinners when you’re working from home. Gochujang is a very popular condiment in Korea. The spicy pepper paste is fermented and made from the gochu […]

chicken parm dinner

Classic Chicken Parmesan

The iconic Italian American dish makes a big impression but requires less work than you might think. After thinning the chicken breasts, create a crispy crust by pan-frying the chicken, then bake with your favorite pasta sauce (homemade or jarred) and cheese.   Hearty and heartwarming, this chicken parm is […]

meatballs and cabbage soup

Cabbage and Pork Meatball Soup

A simplified version of a classic Chinese recipe from the Jiangsu Province, this perfect-for-winter soup features ultra-tender pork meatballs alongside delicate Napa cabbage leaves in a light broth. Only requiring one bowl, one skillet, and one pot, it’s quick to assemble and quick to clean up.