Spicy Cashew Ginger Chicken

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1/2 CUP CHICKEN MIXTURE AND 1 CUP RICE START TO FINISH: 30 MINS         Ingredients 1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast halves, cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices and frozen* 2 tablespoons cornstarch 2 – 4 tablespoons sesame oil or vegetable oil 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 green onions,… Read More

Make-Ahead Turkey Roll TV Dinner

MAKES: 6 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 2 SLICES STUFFED TURKEY, 1/3 CUP GRAVY, SCANT 1/2 CUP RICE, AND 1/2 CUP GREEN BEANS PREP: 1 HR 30 MINS FREEZE: UP TO 4 MONTHS BAKE: 1 HR 5 MINS 350°F       Ingredients 1 2 1/2 pound boneless turkey breast half with skin Salt Ground black pepper… Read More

Christmas Buttons

MAKES: ABOUT 130 COOKIES PREP: 45 MINS CHILL: 1 HR FREEZE: 134 HRS         Ingredients 3/4 cup shortening 3/4 cup butter, softened 1 1/2 cups sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 eggs 2 tablespoons milk 1 1 2 teaspoons vanilla or 1 teaspoon almond extract or peppermint extract… Read More

Curried Veggie and Quinoa Soup

MAKES: 6 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 1/3 CUPS MAIN DISH OR 8 (1-CUP) SIDE DISH MAKES: 8 1/2 CUPS START TO FINISH: 40 MINS         Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 8 ounce package tempeh (fermented soybean cake), cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1 medium leek (white part only), halved lengthwise and thinly… Read More

Wheat Berry Salad with Snap Peas, Carrots, and Almonds

MAKES: 8 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 1/4 CUPS EACH MAKES: 10 CUPS START TO FINISH: 30 MINS TOTAL TIME:       Ingredients 4 cups cooked wheat berries,* cooled 1 1/2 cups sliced and/or coarsely chopped carrots 8 ounces sugar snap peas, trimmed, halved lengthwise, and coarsely chopped 1/2 cup bias-sliced green onions 1/4 cup… Read More

Ginger Peppernuts

MAKES: 12 CUPS OF COOKIES PREP: 1 HR STAND: 15 MINS CHILL: 2 HRS         Ingredients 1 cup granulated sugar 1 cup molasses 1/4 cup butter 2 eggs, lightly beaten 2 tablespoons finely chopped crystallized ginger 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1/4… Read More

Mexican Red Rice with Shrimp

MAKES: 6 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 2/3 CUPS MAKES: 10 CUPS PREP: 20 MINS SLOW COOK: 2 HRS 40 MINS TO 2 HRS 45 MINS (HIGH)       Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 1 32 ounce box reduced-sodium chicken broth 1 2/3 cups converted rice 1 cup water 3/4 cup chopped green sweet pepper 1/2… Read More

Szechwan Chicken

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS MAKES: 4 SERVINGS + RESERVES PREP: 30 MINS SLOW COOK: 5 HRS TO 6 HRS (LOW) OR 2 1/2 TO 3 HOURS (HIGH)         Ingredients 2 pounds skinless, boneless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces 1 1/2 cups thinly sliced carrots 1 1/2 cups thinly sliced celery 1 8… Read More

Make-It-Mine Paella-Style Rice

MAKES: 6 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 1/2 CUPS MAKES: 9 CUPS         Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup coarsely chopped onion (1 large) 3 cloves garlic, minced Broth or Stock 1 14 1/2 ounce can Tomatoes, undrained Seasoning 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 cup uncooked long grain white rice 2 cups Vegetables*… Read More

Toasted Wild Rice Griddle Cakes

MAKES: 18 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 GRIDDLE CAKE MAKES: 18 GRIDDLE CAKES PREP: 20 MINS COOK: 46 MINS + 5 MINUTES PER BATCH COOL: 10 MINS       Ingredients 2 cups water 1 cup wild rice, rinsed and drained 3 tablespoons butter 1 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper 3/4 cup finely chopped… Read More

Mushroom Risotto

MAKES: 6 SERVINGS START TO FINISH: 45 MINS           Ingredients 2 14 1/2 ounce cans reduced-sodium chicken broth (3 1/2 cups) 1/4 cup (1/2 ounce) dried porcini mushrooms 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup chopped onion (1 medium) 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups quartered fresh cremini mushrooms… Read More

Vegetable Risotto

PREP: 45 MINS           Ingredients 1/2 cup chopped onion (1 medium) 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup uncooked Arborio rice 2 14 1/2 ounce cans reduced-sodium chicken broth (3 1/2 cups) 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese (1 ounce) 1 cup frozen peas 1/4 cup coarsely shredded carrot… Read More

Corn and Tomato Risotto

MAKES: 6 SERVINGS PREP: 40 MINS           Ingredients 1/2 cup chopped onion (1 medium) 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 cup uncooked Arborio rice 2 14 1/2 ounce cans reduced-sodium chicken broth (3 1/2 cups) 1 cup fresh or frozen whole kernel corn 1/3 cup snipped, oil-packed sun-dried… Read More

Edamame Risotto

MAKES: 6 SERVINGS PREP: 40 MINS           Ingredients 1/2 cup chopped onion (1 medium) 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 olive oil 1 cup uncooked Arborio rice 2 14 1/2 ounce cans reduced-sodium chicken broth (3 1/2 cups) 1 cup frozen edamame, cooked according to package directions 1 slice crisp-cooked bacon, crumbled… Read More

Toasted Quinoa-Harissa Yogurt Bowl

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS START TO FINISH: 45 MINS           Ingredients 1 cup water 1/2 cup quinoa, rinsed and drained 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cups plain Greek yogurt 1/2 cup harissa sauce 3 cups fresh baby spinach 1 cup arugula 1/2 cup roasted red sweet pepper strips 4 slices bacon, crisp-cooked… Read More

Dirty Rice-Stuffed Tomatoes

MAKES: 8 SERVINGS HANDS ON: 40 MINS TOTAL TIME: 1 HR 5 MIN         Ingredients 8 medium tomatoes 1 tablespoon canola oil 8 ounces bulk mild Italian sausage 4 ounces chicken livers, chopped 1/2 cup chopped onion 1/4 cup chopped celery 1/4 cup chopped green sweet pepper 1 clove garlic, minced 1… Read More

Toasted Caraway and Rye Bread

MAKES: 8 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 WEDGE MAKES: 8 WEDGES PREP: 20 MINS COOK: 20 MINS       Ingredients 1 teaspoon caraway seeds 1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour 2/3 cup rye flour 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons cold butter 1 cup buttermilk Nonstick cooking spray… Read More

Southern Chicken and Sausage Gumbo

MAKES: 6 SERVINGS PREP: 40 MINS CHILL: OVERNIGHT GRILL: 20 MINS         Ingredients 1 tablespoon vegetable oil 12 ounces skinless boneless chicken breast, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 1/3 cup all-purpose flour 1/3 cup vegetable oil 1/2 cup chopped onion (1 medium) 1/2 cup thinly sliced celery (1 stalk) 1/2 cup chopped green… Read More