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Pork Chops With Dijon Sauce

In the Burgundy region of France, home of Dijon, pork chops are traditionally served in a sauce made with mustard, cream and white wine, and there are very few pairings that are better. Richard Olney,...

Author: Julia Reed

Roast Chicken With Fennel

The kind of fennel we see in supermarkets (which, almost needless to say, is cultivated, not wild) is wonderful when cooked to full tenderness, so I thought it might make a good base for chicken, which...

Author: Mark Bittman

Jamie Oliver's Eggplant Parmesan

This recipe is an adaptation of one found in Jamie Oliver's book, "Jamie's Italy." It's a healthier version than the traditional Italian-American juggernaut; it omits breading and frying the eggplant,...

Author: Marian Burros

Breaded Fillets of Sole

Author: Pierre Franey

Greek Baked Fish With Tomatoes and Onions

The robust flavors in the tomato sauce work well with a variety of white fishes. If you have traveled in the Greek Islands, chances are you have had this fish. Use a white-fleshed fish that will stand...

Author: Martha Rose Shulman

Chicken Saltimbocca

Saltimbocca's name means to "jump in the mouth" with flavor. It is a restaurant dish, but at home on a weeknight, a chicken breast version makes a very tasty facsimile. Pound the chicken and marinate it...

Author: David Tanis

Pasta With Tomatoes, Capers, Olives and Breadcrumbs

Bread crumbs, crisped in olive oil with garlic, make a flavorful addition to just about any pasta. Make your own bread crumbs if you've got bread that's drying out, and keep them in the freezer.

Author: Martha Rose Shulman

Roasted Cod and Potatoes

When one of my daughters, Emma, was young, there was a time when her main passion in life was potatoes, especially crispy ones. For one special occasion, I produced a classic French dish, potatoes Anna,...

Author: Mark Bittman

Easy Paella

You may not think of paella as a weeknight dish, but this half-hour recipe might change your mind. The trick is to start it on the stove and finish it in a superhot oven so you get a nice, crisp crust...

Author: Mark Bittman

Chicken With White Wine, Onions and Herbs

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

Author: Mark Bittman

Oven Poached Pacific Sole With Lemon Caper Sauce

A fish piccata of sorts, this dish is easy to make and the lemon-caper sauce marries well with delicate varieties like sole, fluke or flounder, as well as more robust fish like swordfish. Start by laying...

Author: Martha Rose Shulman

Spicy Coconut Mussels With Lemongrass

Mussels are cheap, delicious and relatively fun to eat: saline, mild and plump little bites. They are also extremely easy to cook, especially if they've been farmed (most mussels you find in markets have...

Author: Melissa Clark

Chana Dal, New Delhi Style

Julie Sahni, an Indian cooking teacher, cookbook author and chef, says that in much of Indian cooking, the less you fuss with beans, the better they cook. This recipe, for spiced split chickpeas, calls...

Author: Mark Bittman

Pasta With Pepper and Tomato Sauce

Pasta is a perfect vehicle for showing off late summer vegetables. Pasta dishes also are great way to get more vegetables, as they're often concentrated in the accompanying sauces and toppings. Between...

Author: Martha Rose Shulman

Braised Chicken Thighs With Caramelized Fennel

To play up the licorice flavor, I add a pinch of fennel seed and a drizzle of Pernod. The vegetables serve as a bed for seared chicken thighs, ideal for absorbing the herbal aromatics.

Author: Melissa Clark

Paella With Chicken, Chorizo And Shrimp

Author: Florence Fabricant

Shrimp With Artichokes

Author: Florence Fabricant

Baked Lebanese Kibbe

The Middle Eastern way with ground lamb, or beef, for that matter, is in combination with cracked bulgur wheat and onion. There are hundreds of ways to turn this delicious mixture into kibbe, little football-shaped...

Author: David Tanis

Roasted Marrow Bones

Author: Fergus Henderson

Curried Chicken With Apple

Author: Marian Burros

Sausage and Cabbage

This recipe is an adaptation of one created by Tamasin Day-Lewis, the Stevie Nicks of British cookery. A casserole recipe that she credits to the British food writer Jane Grigson has just four ingredients...

Author: Julia Moskin

Roast Loin of Pork With Sage

Author: Moira Hodgson

Spicy Grilled Shrimp

This Mark Bittman recipe from 1999 is big on flavor, but not too much effort. The hardest part is preparing the grill. It calls for just a few spices - garlic, lemon, paprika and cayenne - to yield an...

Author: Mark Bittman

Pork Chops With Apple

Author: Pierre Franey

Pan Fried Skate Wings With Capers

Author: Pierre Franey

Meat Loaf With Peppers And Mushrooms

Author: Craig Claiborne And Pierre Franey

Marinated Flank Steaks

Author: Molly O'Neill

Leek Quiche

I had a beautiful bunch of leeks from the farmers' market and a Mediterranean crust left over in my freezer from my week of savory pies, so I decided to make this lightened version of a French classic...

Author: Martha Rose Shulman

Roasted Eggplant With Spiced Chickpeas

Eggplant is a staple in the Arab world, the source of the dish called moussaq'a, a classic (and vegan to boot, if you leave off the yogurt). The key to cooking eggplant is to do it with high heat that...

Author: Julia Moskin

Polenta With Parmesan and Tomato Sauce

This is my favorite way to serve polenta, and it's the simplest, too. My son loves it -- maybe your kids will feel the same.

Author: Martha Rose Shulman

Stir Fried Sesame Shrimp and Spinach

The classic Chinese way to clean shrimp and ensure a succulent flavor and crisp texture, says Grace Young, author of "Stir-Frying to the Sky's Edge," is to use a combination of salt and water, either dousing...

Author: Martha Rose Shulman

Grilled Tarragon Mustard Chicken

Author: Marian Burros

Thai Combination Fried Rice

This dish is loosely based on Thailand's ubiquitous fried rice dish, kao pad. Usually some kind of animal protein accompanies the rice - squid, crabmeat, ham, chicken, whatever the cook has on hand. My...

Author: Martha Rose Shulman

Chicken With Basil And Tomatoes

Author: Moira Hodgson

Jook

I first encountered jook, also known as congee, in Hong Kong at dawn after a very long night. I was steered to an anonymous little place, where, I am quite sure, I was not the only person with a headache....

Author: Mark Bittman

Pollo Criollo (Dominican Chicken)

Author: Molly O'Neill

Spicy Grilled Chicken With Tomato Cucumber Relish

Chicken thighs meet with a mellow mix of Indian spices and are grilled into weekend dinner excellence. In Indian cooking, most spices are toasted before they're used, a process that brings up their aromatics...

Author: John Willoughby And Chris Schlesinger

Sauteed Chicken in Red Wine Sauce

Author: Pierre Franey

Clay Pot Pork

Author: John Willoughby

Crusty Meatloaf

Author: Florence Fabricant

Artichoke Heart Frittata

You can make this easy Italian frittata with the fresh, tiny artichokes that arrive with spring or, more quickly, with frozen artichoke hearts.

Author: Martha Rose Shulman

Mushroom and Greens Gratin

Casseroles need not contain eggs or dairy products. And baked beans, exceptionally creamy after their long simmer in the oven, can be made into perfect vegan fare. Add vegetables of your choice and you'll...

Author: Martha Rose Shulman

Chinese Pepper Steak

Author: Molly O'Neill

Roast Chicken and Vegetables

Author: Mark Bittman

Salt Cod In Tomato Sauce

Author: Mark Bittman