Lemony Asparagus Pasta

Lemony Asparagus Pasta

This revivifying asparagus pasta dish from L.A.-based pastaiolo and restaurateur Evan Funke tastes like Italian springtime. It’s bright from both lemon juice and zest, rich from an emulsion of Parmesan cheese, and fresh from the addition of big leaves of fresh basil. Chef-owner of Felix Trattoria, among other establishments, Funke believes pasta sauces should celebrate […]

Weeknight Octopus Pasta

Weeknight Octopus Pasta

Step 1 Cook 12 oz. linguine in a large pot of boiling salted water, stirring occasionally, until al dente. Drain, reserving 1 cup pasta cooking liquid. Step 2 Meanwhile, heat 2 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high. Add ½ cup panko, season with kosher salt, and cook, stirring often, until golden […]

Green Curry Chicken Pot Pie

Green Curry Chicken Pot Pie

Step 1 Place a rack in middle of oven; preheat to 400°. Toss 1 lb. skinless, boneless chicken breasts (about 2 medium) with 1 Tbsp. green curry paste, 1 Tbsp. vegetable oil, and 1 tsp. Diamond Crystal or ½ tsp. Morton kosher salt on a large rimmed baking sheet until evenly coated. Bake until chicken […]

Ginger Fried Rice

Ginger Fried Rice

Made with just a few ingredients, this fried rice is highly aromatic thanks to a heavy dose of fresh ginger. In traditional Chinese medicine, ginger is a key ingredient in postpartum care and is believed to help balance the body’s yin and yang (cold and heat), restoring the heat lost during childbirth. More widely, ginger […]

Pork Tenderloin With Jam-and-Mustard Glaze

Pork Tenderloin With Jam-and-Mustard Glaze

Jam and Dijon mustard is an IYKYK kind of situation. While the duo may seem an unlikely pair, fated to meet only when stored next to each other in the fridge, they actually belong together as the building blocks of a delightfully tangy sauce. Consider this: You get sweetness and body from the jam and […]

Chicken Piccata

Chicken Piccata

Skinless, boneless chicken breasts: You either love ’em or you don’t. For those in the latter camp, this easy chicken piccata recipe is here to convert you. Served over a pile of pasta or next to a crisp iceberg salad (with crusty bread for mopping up the bright, buttery lemon-caper sauce), few weeknight dinners are so […]

BA’s Best Lasagna

BA's Best Lasagna

Ragù Bolognese Step 1 Preheat oven to 225°. Mix 2 lb. ground pork and 1 lb. ground beef chuck (20% fat) with your hands in a large bowl; season generously with kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, then mix again. Form into about 18 large meatballs (they don’t need to be perfect—you’ll be mashing […]

Manicotti

Manicotti

Stuffed manicotti recipes come in two general styles: The first is a red sauce joint classic with large store-bought manicotti pasta tubes, a cheese filling, and sometimes ground beef. The second uses thin homemade crepes (crespelle in Italian) instead of manicotti shells, yielding a more delicate result. This recipe takes the latter route, and according […]

Shrimp Scampi

Shrimp Scampi

This shrimp scampi recipe makes for an ideal weeknight dinner: It comes together quickly with just a handful of ingredients, many of which you may already have in the house. The key, perhaps unsurprisingly, is good shrimp. Unless you have access to a fishmonger, frozen wild-caught or frozen sustainably farmed shrimp are likely to be […]