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The 44 Special: a sweet potato sandwich with homemade bread and pickled onions.

The 44 Special: A Dreamy Roasted Sweet Potato and Pickled Beet Sandwich with Aioli and Goat Cheese

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

A stack of slab sandwiches with whipped honey goat cheese, roasted red peppers, olive tapenade and greens.

Slab Sandwich with Olive Tapenade, Whipped Honey Goat Cheese, and Roasted Red Peppers

Potato Gnocchi with Brown Butter, Crispy Prosciutto and Sage from Jessica Battilana’s Repertoire

A bowl of Moroccan Rice with dates and harissa.

Instant Pot Harissa-Spiced Rice with Dates and Orange

A bowl of kale salad with shallot vinaigrette.

Favorite Kale Salad + Large Batch Shallot Vinaigrette

Roasted Cauliflower with Schug (Zhug) + Yogurt Sauce

A board with beet-avocado tartines.

Beet and Avocado Tartine with Perfect Instant Pot Beets

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 roasted broccoli with lemon, garlic and parmesan.

Ina Garten’s Roasted Broccoli with Garlic, Lemon and Parmesan

In less than 10 minutes, this radicchio pasta enters the pan, the silky sauce enveloping it along with the walnuts, parsley, and orange zest. Lots of fresh cracked pepper and shavings of Pecorino at the table completed the dish. // alexandracooks.com

Pasta with Radicchio, Gorgonzola and Walnuts

A bowl of oven-roasted polenta.

Creamy Oven-Baked Polenta Recipe

An overhead shot of a bowl of vegetarian cabbage soup in a bowl.

Favorite Cabbage Soup, Updated

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 skillet filled with pasta carbonara.

Favorite Weeknight Meal: No-Bacon Pasta Carbonara Loaded with Greens

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

A plate of oven-roasted cauliflower florets with parmesan.

Easy Parmesan-Roasted Cauliflower Florets Recipe

This roasted eggplant lasagna with sautéed greens uses tomato sauce layered between noodles, roasted eggplant rounds, sautéed Swiss chard, and a mix of parmesan and mozzarella. I've omitted the classic ricotta + egg layer here because I've never loved it, but feel free to add it. This is a recipe that can be tailored to your liking. // alexandracooks.com

Roasted Eggplant and Sautéed Swiss Chard Lasagna