A new column from Nicholas Day on cooking for children, and with children, and despite children. Also, occasionally, on top of.Read More »
Articles Tagged “everyday cooking”
Jenny finds a recipe that'll make you the envy of your block.Read More »
Lots of green in Walker and Addie's lunches these days. Amanda describes one of her warm-weather standards:
My springtime cheat: artichokes, asparagus, and peas. I use frozen artichoke hearts and peas, mix them in a saucepan with lots of olive oil, thyme, a smashed garlic clove, and salt, then cook them, covered, over medium high heat, just until heated through and any liquid is cooked off. Then I take the lid off, let them cool until just warm, and fold in thinly sliced asparagus. It stays a little crunchy, which I like.
I make a bunch and keep this in the fridge all week, adding lemon juice or sherry vinegar, plus more oil, when serving. Here, I paired it with Moonlight Chaource from The Amazing Real Live Food Co., and triple chocolate espresso cookies for dessert.
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Inspiration for tonight's dinner: seafoam and deep roots. Sweet and briny scallops sing a springy song in a tarragon cream sauce, while earthy roasted fennel and crunchy almonds dress up a million baubles of couscous. Surprise -- a quick weeknight meal doesn't have to be same old same old after all. We've got it all planned out for you, just glance and execute!Read More »
Jenny finds a cookie to win the whole family over.Read More »
You won't meet a speedier baked pasta, not one that's this good.Read More »
Here at Dinner Tonight HQ, we're still in full on, wide-eyed, springy bliss.Read More »
What's in the twins' lunchboxes this week? Take it away, Amanda:
Roasted asparagus and haricots verts, chopped, and topped with wide shavings of pecorino and diced smoked ham. I like to cut things into small bits so they can scoop it up with a spoon, and then use the same spoon for the Fage (whole milk!) yogurt with honey. Oh, and whole grain bread on the side, cut into kid-size triangles.
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Jenny finds a surprising snack to serve when guests show up.Read More »
A meal fit for the early days of spring.Read More »