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A platter of sheet pan chicken and cabbage.

Sheet Pan Roast Chicken & Cabbage

A platter of sheet pan roast chicken and Brussels sprouts.

Sheet Pan Roast Chicken with Brussels Sprouts & Balsamic

A large bowl of chicken and cabbage salad.

Chicken and Cabbage Salad with Sesame Seeds, Scallions and Almonds

a bowl of sesame noodles

Sesame Noodles with Swiss Chard and Chicken

A tray of just fried thick-cut sweet potato fries.

Thick-Cut Sweet Potato Fries

Two bowls of roasted butternut squash and onion quinoa bake.

Quinoa Bake with Roasted Butternut Squash and Onions

A bowl of baked penne with butternut-sage sauce.

Baked Penne with Butternut Squash-Sage Sauce

This fall tabbouleh is so refreshing and includes pomegranates, apple, and walnuts. What's more, no cooking is required — bulgur simply needs to be soaked in cold water for about an hour. //

Fall Tabbouleh with Apples, Walnuts, and Pomegranates

Roasted delicata squash with chilies, lime, and cilantro.

Roasted Delicata Squash with Chilies, Lime & Cilantro

Stuffing Two Ways from Bread Toast Crumbs

A bowl of Slow cooker butternut squash soup with apple and coconut milk.

Slow-Cooker Butternut Squash and Apple Soup

One-Pan Bucatini with Leeks and Lemon

I love the addition of grapes, apples, nuts, and dried fruit in this curried apple and egg salad — bits of crunch punctuating the creaminess, sweet counterpoints to the tangy dressings. The lemony dressing is made with Greek yogurt and grainy mustard, and although there is no mayonnaise, the salad does not suffer. It's light, fresh, and completely satisfying. //

Curried Apple & Egg Salad

A crispy quinoa cake on a plate.

Crispy Quinoa Cakes with Mustard Greens

This apple, cheddar, mustard sandwich is easy to whip up, satisfying, and will not last long on any plate. //

Grilled Apple, Cheddar, and Mustard Sandwich + Apple Picking at Riverview

A pot of curried chickpeas with cauliflower and coconut milk.

Curried Chickpeas with Cauliflower and Coconut Milk

Here, a simple mixture of mayonnaise, mustard, capers, lemon zest and parsley has been spread atop the halibut fillets before cooking. It browns beautifully under the broiler, creating a thin, tasty crust. The fish needs nothing more than a squeeze of lemon upon serving. //

Pan-Broiled Halibut with Lemon, Capers, & Parsley

This smoky eggplant dip calls for charring whole eggplant on a grill or over an open flame until the skin is blackened. The rest is easy: pulse the eggplant flesh in a food processor with tahini, Greek yogurt, salt, and fresh lemon, and before serving, drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with za'atar. Yum. //

Smoky Eggplant Dip with Yogurt and Za’atar

I love this recipe for roasted mushrooms. It's a two-step process — the mushrooms roast first covered in foil — then uncovered until their edges brown. I love the technique because during the initial roasting a flavorful broth materializes, giving you two products for one effort. The mushrooms and sauce are especially good spooned over polenta. //

Roasted Mushrooms & Creamy Polenta

This glazed pork belly with tender cubes of pork in a rich, sweet sauce comes together quite simply. Parboil the meat. 2. Melt sugar in a little bit of water until it begins to caramelize. 3. Glaze the meat in this caramelizing sugar. 4. Add aromatics and some liquids and cook until done. //

Red-Cooked Pork Belly + The Simplest Cucumber Salad

A pan of zucchini involtini

Zucchini Involtini

A bowl of stewy chickpeas with tomatoes and feta.

Stewy Chickpeas with Tomatoes and Feta

These sandwich rolls are a simple variation of the peasant bread recipe. If you take 5 minutes to mix the dough together this evening, you will be rewarded with the makings of a super-simple Friday night dinner, delicious vessels fit for flanking whatever your heart desires, but may I suggest balsamic-roasted eggplant and arugula? It's so good. //

Overnight Rolls for Balsamic-Roasted Eggplant & Arugula Sandwiches

A pan of just-baked eggplant involtini.

Simple Roasted Eggplant Involtini