Manna, a 24-hour Middle Eastern/Mediterranean restaurant that is just down the street from my apartment in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, makes great traditional dishes like okra hummus and stuffed grape leaves — but my favorite by far is their roasted chicken with turmeric-scented couscous. It’s a dish that should be on everyone’s weeknight to-do list. INGREDIENTS Blackened […]

INGREDIENTS 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breast, trimmed of fat 8 ounce whole-wheat fusilli or radiatore 3 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 large shallot, thinly sliced 1/3 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese 3 tablespoon lime juice 1 cup fresh blueberry 1 tablespoon chopped fresh thyme 1 teaspoon freshly grated lime zest […]

INGREDIENTS 1 lb 1-inch-thick tuna steak salt freshly ground pepper 1 ½ cup extra virgin olive oil 1 ½ cup canola oil 2 fennel bulb—halved, cored and very thinly sliced (about 5 cups), fronds reserved for garnish 2 large shallots, very thinly sliced (about 2 cups) 4 small dried red chili pepper 6 1-inch-wide strip […]

INGREDIENTS 1 can (10 3/4 ounces) Campbell’s® Condensed Tomato Soup (Regular or Healthy Request®) 2 Tbsp low-sodium soy sauce 2 Tbsp vinegar 2 Tbsp honey ½ tsp clove garlic, minced 2 clove garlic ¼ tsp ground ginger 4 skinless, boneless chicken breast half 8 cup mixed salad greens torn into bite-sized pieces 2 cup fresh vegetables […]

INGREDIENTS 6 tablespoon nonfat plain yogurt 1/4 cup low-fat mayonnaise 1 tablespoon curry powder 2 cup cooked, cubed chicken breast (see Tip) 1 ripe but firm pear, diced 1 stalk celery, finely diced 1/2 cup dried cranberry 1/4 cup sliced or slivered almonds, toasted (see Tip) 4 4- to 5-inch whole-wheat pita breads, cut in […]

INGREDIENTS 1/2 pound spinach, stems discarded and leaves rinsed 3 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for brushing 1 small red onion, finely diced 1 1/2 pound ground lamb 2 tablespoon dry red wine, preferably Pinot Noir 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper 1 large garlic clove, […]

INGREDIENTS Vegetable cooking spray 2 (3/4 lb. each) whole pork tenderloin 1 tsp. olive oil 1/4 tsp. coarsely ground black pepper 3 large Granny Smith apples , cored and thickly sliced 1 (1 1/2 lb.) butternut squash , peeled and cubed 2 tbsp. packed brown sugar 1/2 tsp. ground ground cinnamon 1 3/4 cups Swanson® Chicken […]

The day after Thanksgiving, you’re probably asking yourself one or more of the following questions: 1) If I don’t remember how much I ate last night, none of it counts, right? 2) Do I really have to go holiday shopping already? 3) What on earth am I going to do with all of this leftover turkey? […]

INGREDIENTS 2 tablespoons unsalted butter 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 large shallots, thinly sliced 2 pounds mixed mushrooms, such as cremini, oyster, and shiitake, stemmed and thinly sliced 2 tablespoons Asian fish sauce 1 pinch of cayenne pepper 2 tablespoons chopped tarragon 2 tablespoons snipped chives 4 rib eye steaks, cut about 3/4-inch think; […]

    Simply put — I’m not the world’s greatest entertainer. However, as I get older and start doing more of that thing they call adulthood, what with hosting get-togethers and all that other stuff they tell you you’re supposed to do, I’m slowly learning the ropes of this business of entertaining. My first lesson […]

Make a perfect summer supper: grill spice-rubbed chicken breasts and tuck them into whole-wheat pitas along with fresh vegetables and a tangy yogurt sauce. Serve with: Grilled vegetables and a pilsner. Ingredients 1 pound boneless, skinless chicken breasts, trimmed 1 1/2 teaspoons garam masala (see Tip), divided 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt, divided 1 cup thinly […]

Here’s a way to use the “power vegetables” sweet potato and red bell pepper in a satisfying vegetarian pasta dish full of fresh herbs and creamy goat cheese. Any fresh herbs you have on hand, like basil, oregano, sorrel or chives, can be substituted for the tarragon. Serve with a garden salad. Ingredients 8 ounces […]