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Galbi (Korean Style Short Ribs)

This dish, known as galbi, is a fine thing to eat in a restaurant, but it also makes for a wonderful and easy meal at home. If you buy English-style short ribs, which are cut along the bone, you must butterfly...

Author: David Tanis

Miso Glazed Fish

Most recipes for miso-glazed fish are for salmon, because fatty fish are well suited for this preparation and salmon is particularly delicious. Nobu Matsuhisa is known for his miso-marinated black cod,...

Author: Martha Rose Shulman

Pasta With Cauliflower

This dish is derived from a Marcella Hazan recipe. It's dead simple, and the cauliflower can be precooked a day ahead or so. Or, the whole thing can be made at once: cook the cauliflower in water, scoop...

Author: Mark Bittman

Creamy Polenta With Parmesan and Sausage

Polenta is such a natural base for so many savory foods - more flavorful than either pasta or mashed potatoes, but somehow just as forgiving - that it's hard to pick a favorite topping. Having said that,...

Author: Mark Bittman

Simplest Roast Chicken

With an ingredient list just four items long (chicken, olive oil, salt, pepper), the genius of this bare-bones roast chicken is in its technique. To make it, thoroughly preheat a cast-iron skillet before...

Author: Mark Bittman

Baingan Bharta

This satisfying vegetarian dish is adapted from a recipe belonging to Julie Sahni, the popular Indian chef, cookbook author and teacher. Its preparation is very similar to baba ghanoush in that you roast...

Author: Mark Bittman

Sautéed Chicken Breasts With Tarragon

As the owner of the French Laundry, Per Se and Bouchon, restaurateur Thomas Keller is best known for haute cuisine, but he can do weeknight cooking, too. Case in point: this elegant and easy chicken dish...

Author: Kim Severson

Mushroom and Spinach Frittata

Use bagged, presliced mushrooms and baby spinach for this and it will come together very quickly. The frittata is great for dinner, breakfast, brunch or lunch.

Author: Martha Rose Shulman

Chicken Breasts With Curry

Here, standard weeknight chicken breasts are transformed into a dish that's fragrant and spicy. It's very easy to prepare: just make a quick stew of butter, onions, celery, garlic, apple, tomatoes and...

Author: Pierre Franey

Pork Chops With Cranberry Sauce

Author: Pierre Franey

Maple Glazed Meatloaf

A mixture of maple syrup and Dijon mustard coats this hearty meatloaf of beef, pork and veal.

Author: Susan Guerrero

Easy Duck Confit

The name of this recipe may seem laughable. Isn't confit meant to be an arduous, messy, not-really-easy thing to make at home? Doesn't it involve large quantities of hot liquid fat and even larger reserves...

Author: Melissa Clark

Spaghetti With Crabs

This delightful recipe is adapted from one in Frank Castronovo and Frank Falcinelli's "The Frankies Spuntino Kitchen Companion and Cooking Manual," written with Peter Meehan. It's for a fantastic dish...

Author: Sam Sifton

Striped Bass With Potatoes and Olives

From the chef Jonathan Waxman comes this simple, casually elegant dish, ideal for guests but not too fancy for family dinners. Bass fillet (one large piece, or two smaller fillets) is baked atop a bed...

Author: Florence Fabricant

Roasted Lamb Ribs

Author: Julia Moskin

Grilled Veal Chops And Peppers

Author: Florence Fabricant

Restaurant Style Pork Chops

A '90s-restaurant-style dish that came to The Times from Matthew Kenney, a chef whose career soared in that decade, these pork chops make for a dinner that is as steady and simple as it is elegant and...

Author: Sam Sifton

Roast Trout With Bacon and Herbs

Author: Florence Fabricant

Halibut Fillets With Creamy Saffron Sauce

If your experience with saffron is that it fades into the background, you have not been cooking with real saffron. There is no easier way to remedy this than to stir it into an uncooked, yogurt-based sauce...

Author: Mark Bittman

Chicken Enchiladas

This Mexican recipe came to The Times in 2002 by way of Amanda Hesser. It is a simply prepared casserole of shredded chicken rolled in corn tortillas underneath a mild, seed-speckled tomatillo sauce. Crumbled...

Author: Amanda Hesser

Turkey And Cranberry Meatloaf

Author: Barbara Kafka

Stir Fried Coconut Noodles

Coconut milk brings distinctive flavor and creamy heft to these rice noodles, which are stir-fried with pork or chicken, bell pepper and eggplant. Be generous when you're seasoning the dish with nam pla...

Author: Mark Bittman

Chicken With Tomatoes, Capers and Olives

With a little practice and a little added flavor, a humble chicken breast can be anything you want.

Author: Mark Bittman

Gong Bao Chicken With Peanuts

This dish is an adaptation of one brought to The Times by Fuschia Dunlop, the British journalist who's also an accomplished cook of Chinese cuisine. It is a pop classic with hot chiles, crunchy peanuts...

Author: Julia Moskin

Couscous With Tomatoes, Kale and Chickpeas

The topping for this couscous isn't too much more complicated than making a tomato sauce with blanched kale and chickpeas added. Reconstitute the couscous, then start the topping. By the time the topping...

Author: Martha Rose Shulman

Bill Blass's Meatloaf

This homespun, bacon-wrapped version of the American classic is attributed to Bill Blass, the world-famous clothing designer of the 60s, 70s and 80s, who is perhaps best known for dressing First Lady Nancy...

Author: The New York Times

Grilled Shrimp and Eggplant With Fish Sauce and Mint

The nuoc mam brings out the saline character of the shrimp and seems to heighten the sweetness of the eggplant, while the garlic adds its sharp bite, and the mint a cool freshness.

Author: Melissa Clark

A Mess of Pork Chops With Dijon Dressing

Author: Florence Fabricant

Dolly Sinatra's Marinara Sauce

Author: Alex Witchel

Wild Salmon With Green Sauce

Wild salmon, green beans, new potatoes and herbs: simple seasonal ingredients for an epic summer dining experience. The most important thing here is not to overcook the salmon. Whether baked or grilled,...

Author: David Tanis

Veal Chops, With Fresh Basil

Author: Moira Hodgson

Feta Stuffed Peppers

These peppers have some heft and give a satisfying main-course feeling. Here, extra-small bell peppers are stuffed with a mild feta cheese and baked with a generous handful of herbaceous bread crumbs....

Author: David Tanis

Thai Chicken With Basil

Author: Marian Burros

Grilled Tuna With Red Peppers

Author: Molly O'Neill

Grilled Quail, Tuscan Style

Author: Mark Bittman

Oven Smoked Ribs

It took a few tries, but I finally came up with what I'd call "smoke kissed" ribs in my oven. I started with a dry rub; it's the same one I use every summer, based on a recipe my friend Chris Schlesinger...

Author: Mark Bittman

Ken Hom's Shrimp With Cashew Nuts

Author: Moira Hodgson

Stir Fried Lamb with Chile, Cumin and Garlic

Start with lamb shoulder; leg is not lean or tender enough for this treatment. You can use loin if you prefer, but the dish will cost at least 10 times as much and it won't be any better. Marinate it dry...

Author: Mark Bittman

Grilled Swordfish

Author: Marian Burros

Grilled Cumin Scented Mahi Mahi

Author: Florence Fabricant

Seared Tuna 'Sushi'

Author: Moira Hodgson

Oven Braised Salmon With Fennel

Author: Molly O'Neill