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Spicy Stir Fried Cabbage

This is a vegetarian version of a classic Chinese stir-fry. The authentic versions I've encountered include some pork or bacon, but the chilies, ginger, garlic, star anise and the cabbage are flavorful...

Author: Martha Rose Shulman

Easy Chicken Curry

Weeknight cooking doesn't get any easier than this endlessly adaptable five-ingredient, 30-minute curry from Mark Bittman. Sauté a pile of chopped onions in a little oil, then stir in curry powder (or...

Author: Mark Bittman

Stir Fried Swiss Chard and Red Peppers

This is particularly beautiful if you can find rainbow chard, those multicolored bunches with red, white and yellow stems. Slice the chard crosswise in thin strips. If the pieces are too thick, they'll...

Author: Martha Rose Shulman

Stir fried Tofu With Carrots and Red Peppers

Make sure to cut the carrots and red peppers into the same size julienne (julienne are thin strips) so that they cook at the same rate. Both of these vegetables keep well in the refrigerator, so this should...

Author: Martha Rose Shulman

Pan Seared Mackerel With Sweet Peppers and Thyme

Mackerel escabèche is one of those dishes I have always preferred to admire from afar. It's traditionally prepared by pickling the fillets in vinegar, but I've never quite cottoned to its biting flavor....

Author: Melissa Clark

Sautéed Shrimp With Coconut Oil, Ginger and Coriander

I like coconut oil for sautéing vegetables and aromatics, especially onions. They absorb the sweetness of the oil and pass that lovely nuance on to the whole dish. In one memorable meal, I sautéed scallions...

Author: Melissa Clark

Crispy Lamb With Cumin, Scallions and Red Chiles

Dongbei cai is the food of Northeast China. Weiliang Chen, the chef at Northeast Taste Chinese Food, the biggest of the Dongbei restaurants in Queens, makes an elegant, tender version of a popular Dongbei...

Author: Julia Moskin

Matzo, Lox, Eggs and Onions

One morning during Passover, when I was eating matzo brei but dreaming about bagels and lox, it hit me. If I added smoked salmon to the matzo brei, I'd end up with a heartier twist on another Jewish staple:...

Author: Melissa Clark

Yakisoba With Pork and Cabbage

Yakisoba is one of those dishes with roots in several countries. Although it's from Japan, it is Chinese influenced, similar to chow mein and lo mein. However you define it, there are thousands of ways...

Author: Mark Bittman

Orange Chicken With Vegetables

This is a mild version of Grace Young's spicy orange chicken, with as much emphasis on vegetables as on chicken.

Author: Martha Rose Shulman

Black Pepper Chicken Thighs With Mango, Rum and Cashews

Pairing spicy chilis and sweet mango in salsa is a classic. Here's a twist on a chicken sauté, spiked with plenty of black pepper, a little rum and mangoes folded in at the end to brighten the mix.

Author: Melissa Clark

Rice Bowl With Spinach or Pea Tendrils

This easy skillet dish is all about sweet spring vegetables. It easiest to find spinach in the markets, but look too for big bunches of snow pea tips, also called pea tendrils or pea shoots, which have...

Author: Martha Rose Shulman

Rice Bowl With Spinach and Smoked Trout

If you have just a few good condiments on hand, you can make a great, simple meal in minutes by adding cooked rice.

Author: Martha Rose Shulman

Sautéed Shrimp With Coconut Oil, Ginger and Coriander

I like coconut oil for sautéing vegetables and aromatics, especially onions. They absorb the sweetness of the oil and pass that lovely nuance on to the whole dish. In one memorable meal, I sautéed scallions...

Author: Melissa Clark

Black Pepper Chicken Thighs With Mango, Rum and Cashews

Pairing spicy chilis and sweet mango in salsa is a classic. Here's a twist on a chicken sauté, spiked with plenty of black pepper, a little rum and mangoes folded in at the end to brighten the mix.

Author: Melissa Clark

Matzo, Lox, Eggs and Onions

One morning during Passover, when I was eating matzo brei but dreaming about bagels and lox, it hit me. If I added smoked salmon to the matzo brei, I'd end up with a heartier twist on another Jewish staple:...

Author: Melissa Clark

Pan Seared Mackerel With Sweet Peppers and Thyme

Mackerel escabèche is one of those dishes I have always preferred to admire from afar. It's traditionally prepared by pickling the fillets in vinegar, but I've never quite cottoned to its biting flavor....

Author: Melissa Clark