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A platter of shaved Kohlrabi Salad with basil and parmesan.

Shaved Kohlrabi Salad with Basil and Parmesan

A bowl of 3-ingredient lentil salad.

Mind-Blowing, Three-Ingredient Trader Joe’s Lentil Salad

vegetable tacos

Grilled Vegetable Tacos with Tomatillo Salsa

A jar of simple refrigerator pickles.

Simple Refrigerator Pickles: Memorize This Formula, Pickle Anything

A bowl of Moroccan Carrot Salad.

Harissa Carrot Salad with Avocado

olive tapenade with capers and parsley

Olive Tapenade with Capers & Parsley

A bowl of Moroccan Rice with dates and harissa.

Instant Pot Harissa-Spiced Rice with Dates and Orange

A jar of homemade harissa paste.

Simple, Delicious Harissa Paste Made at Home

A board filled with small glasses filled with chocolate pot de creme and topped with homemade whipped cream.

60-Min Stovetop Chocolate Pot de Crème

A pan of roast chicken and shallots.

One-Pan Roast Chicken and Shallots

Kimchi fried rice in a bowl.

Vegan Kimchi Fried Rice

A bowl of perfectly cooked and seasoned Instant Pot brown rice.

Perfectly Cooked & Seasoned Instant Pot Brown Rice

Crispy Tofu and Broccoli with Sesame-Peanut Pesto

A bowl of oven-roasted polenta.

Creamy Oven-Baked Polenta Recipe

A jar of candied pumpkin seeds.

Sweet and Salty, Addictive Candied Pepitas

A pot of vegetables ready to be simmered into broth.

Homemade Vegetable Stock

A bowl of vegan, one-pot lentil soup.

Favorite Lentil Soup: One-Pot, Vegan, Completely Delicious

A plate of pan-seared Duck breasts with port wine sauce and roasted grapes.

Perfect Pan-Seared Duck Breasts with Port Wine Sauce

Overhead shot of two dinner plates filled with one-pot chicken with sherry and sherry vinegar sauce, bread, and salad.

One-Pan Chicken with Sherry Vinegar Sauce

Chickpea Tagine with “Tomato Jam” and Roasted Delicata Squash

A quart container filled with cooked chickpeas.

How to Cook Chickpeas and Beans from Scratch (Stovetop, Slow Cooker, Instant Pot)

Here I've pickled peppers, onions, and fennel, and I've been tucking the mix into sandwiches, spreading it atop melty cheese toasts, and, as intended, sprinkling it over just-baked pizza. I imagine it would be fabulous with grilled bratwurst or in a Philly cheesesteak-style sandwich. // alexandracooks.com

Simple, Quick- Pickled Vegetables

Two quart containers filled with tomato sauce.

Marcella Hazan Tomato Sauce with Onion and Butter, Simplified

A platter topped with a raw corn salad made with tomatoes, feta, and lots of herbs.

Raw Corn Salad with Tomatoes, Feta, and Herbs