Every other Thursday, we bring you Nicholas Day—on cooking for children, and with children, and despite children. Also, occasionally, on top of.
Today: 11 of our favorite Dinner vs. Child recipes to make before spring produce really hits the market.
Is there anything worse than despondently staring into the refrigerator, not knowing what to make?
There is not.
Which is why, when we're in a rut, we turn to Nicholas Day, who shows us recipes are just what we need in between seasons and otherwise: friendly, comforting, and delicious. Luckily, some of his best recipes are built for the waiting time just before late-spring and summer produce hit the markets. So go ahead: Let the warmth of these dishes take the evening's chill off. It won't be much longer now.
Fruit-Laden, Whole-Grain Pancakes
Roasted, Spiced, Almond-y Cauliflower
Five-Spice Pickled Carrots
Chicken Soup with Onions and Garlic
Brussels Sprouts and Chickpeas
Weeknight Soy Sauce-y, Peanut-y Tofu
A Simple Homey, Coconut-y Red Lentil Dal
Aristotelian Rice and Peas (Risi e Bisi)
The Pantry Cookie
Dorie Greenspan's Custardy Apple Squares
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