easy roasted chicken thighs and potato

Basic Recipe for Roasted Bone-In Chicken Thighs

If you have a weeknight dinner rotation, roasted skin-on, bone-in chicken thighs should be in the mix. Meaty, rich, juicy, inexpensive, and hard to mess up, roast chicken thighs play well with almost any flavor profile and can be paired with anything from roasted vegetables, a spicy rice dish, pasta […]

easy roast chicken breast

How To Roast Chicken Breast

Chicken breast is one of the most versatile cuts of the bird; the one caveat is that it’s lean so can be prone to drying out when cooked in a high-heat environment. To prevent dry chicken (ugh), use bone-in, skin-on chicken breasts for roasting. Skin and bones both help protect […]

easy roast chicken

An Easy Recipe for Whole Roast Chicken

Roast chicken wears a lot of hats. For some people it’s the ultimate comfort food, made regularly for family dinners and low-key dinner parties. For other cooks, it’s an intimidating rite of passage they feel the need to master. Whole roast chicken should be in every cook’s repertoire, because it’s […]

bacon shortbread cookies

Bacon Shortbread Cookies

If you are a fan of the magical pairing of sweet and salty, then these bacon shortbreads are for you! The dough is made with rendered bacon fat to bolster the flavor and chopped bacon bits make for fabulous crispy pops of salt and smoke that make these cookies addictive […]

seafood chowder

Salmon Chowder with Lemon and Dill

Seafood chowders are perfect any time of year, but this version is especially nice when the weather is fickle and going from windy and chilly to sunny and warm in the same hour.  This recipe calls for wild-caught salmon. The fish has a deep, rich flavor that shines through and […]

beef jollof rice

Nigerian Beef Jollof Rice

This spiced red rice is the most beloved rice dish across the coast of West Africa. Named after a 16th-century kingdom of Jolof in the Senegambian region (between the Senegal and Gambia rivers), legend has it that traveling salesmen set jollof rice on its journey across the coast where it […]

bacon and swiss quiche

Quiche – The Ultimate Brunch Food, A History

Quiche is the ideal brunch food. Yes, better than French toast, cinnamon rolls, and even any combination of fried eggs and cheeseburgers. It is a delicious, easy-to-make brunch dish that is a veritable opera of European appropriation. Quiche has a pretty extensive history, with recorded dishes going back to the […]

Child eating a snack

9 Satisfying Snacks Your Kids Will Love

It’s a fact: Kids love snacks, quite possibly more than they enjoy meals. You love when their snacks are wholesome and satisfying, so that they’re not bugging you for fruit snacks every 20 minutes. That’s why we’ve compiled some of our favorite, simple, and satiating snacks for kids. On this […]