December 5, 2020

Death By Chocolate Pie

Death By Chocolate Pie is a chocolate lover’s dream with its Oreo cookie crust and a creamy chocolate filling loaded with homemade brownie pieces and chocolate […]
December 5, 2020

Perfect Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries

Perfect Air Fryer Sweet Potato Fries are crispy outside and tender inside. Lightly seasoned and golden, they are a delicious addition to any meal. These are […]
December 5, 2020

Snickers Bar Mini Tarts

Snickers Bar Mini Tarts are the ultimate dessert for lovers of Snickers candy bars! You simply can’t go wrong with a dessert that incorporates your favorite candy […]
December 5, 2020

Christmas Cookies

1 Make the cookie dough: In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour, baking powder, and salt. Using a stand mixer or hand mixer, beat together the […]
December 5, 2020

5 Dinner Ideas from Around the World

This month, we welcome back Marta Rivera for more of her meal plans. Marta is a trained chef, mom of twins, an Army wife, and a Simply […]
December 5, 2020

The Ultimate Guide to Hot Pot at Home

One of my all time favorite meals is hot pot. It can be a cold and cozy night or a warm summer evening – it doesn’t […]
December 5, 2020

Garlic Butter Herb Prime Rib

Garlic Butter Herb Prime Rib is melt in your mouth tender and juicy prime rib that is cooked to medium rare perfection and marbled with fat. […]
December 5, 2020

20 Best Salmon Recipes For Hearty Winter Dinners

Salmon is an excellent go-to weeknight protein, because it cooks quickly no matter how you prepare it and works beautifully with a wide range of flavors. Our favorite salmon recipes are hearty, rich-tasting, and easy to make. When it comes to this versatile, user-friendly fish, it's worth refreshing the recipes you have in your repertoire. Pick a new recipe (or two or three) and poach, pan-fry, or roast your way to a better dinner (now with less fishy smell!). Believe it or not, it will take you the same amount of time to make these salmon recipes as it would have taken to boil and drain pasta. And while we're on the topic, make some pasta too and eat it with leftover fish tomorrow for an easy, filling lunch. Here are 20 salmon recipes we can't stop making: 1. Joanna Gaines' Salmon With Baby New Potatoes Break out your trusty sheet pan to get Joanna's simple salmon and potatoes on the table in no time, flat. Weeknight Salmon With Baby New Potatoes & Fresh Dill by Joanna Gaines 2. Slow-Roasted Ginger Scallion Salmon Slow-cook this aromatic salmon for ideal succulence, and serve with short-grain or jasmine rice for a simple meal that pops. Slow-Roasted Ginger Scallion Salmon 3. Crispy Coconut Kale With Roasted Salmon Coconut and kale are a natural flavor match. Perch simple roasted salmon on this delightful bed, and taste the harmony. Crispy Coconut Kale With Roasted Salmon & Coconut Rice 4. Miso and Ginger Poached Salmon & Soba Nutty buckwheat noodles set the scene for delicately flavored poached salmon with classic Asian flavors to shine on the plate. Miso and Ginger Poached Salmon with Warm Soba Noodles 5. Salmon Fillet with Snap Peas Salmon and lemon are a well-established pair. Freshen up this friendship with tangy crème fraîche (a quick trick to enliven any simple supper). Salmon Fillet with Snap Peas & Lemony Crème Fraîche Dressing 6. Mike's Hot Honey Glazed Salmon Hot honey is well-established on our list of "condiment trends we stand by 100%" Treat your salmon to its zingy, sweet goodness, but save some for...well, everything and anything else! Mike's Hot Honey-Glazed Salmon 7. Perfect Roast Salmon Roasting fish with the skin on helps ensure an extra-flavorful finished product that's more forgiving to the kind of accidental overcooking we've all experienced. Perfect Roast Salmon 8. Garlicky Salmon with Ginger, Lime & Peanuts Fish sauce, peanuts, lime, and cilantro pack a ton of savory-tangy flavor into this fantastic, quick-to-prepare dinner. Garlicky Salmon with Ginger, Lime & Peanuts 9. Salmon Moqueca This warm, nourishing Brazilian fish stew works perfectly with salmon instead of white fish and sweet potatoes instead of the traditional yams (which can be hard to find). Salmon Moqueca 10. Salmon In Sorrel Sauce This verdant fish-friendly sauce comes together in ten minutes or less, and spinach seamlessly subs for sorrel. Salmon in Sorrel Sauce 11. Grilled Salmon Tacos Salmon takes to fish tacos like a fish to...tacos! You'll be very happy with these avocado-sauced grilled salmon tacos, is what we're getting at. Grilled Salmon Tacos with Avocado Sauce 12. Sally Schneider's Slow-Roasted Fish Master the art of "carryover heat" with this slow-roasting technique that laser-targets the perfect internal temperature for flawlessly flaky salmon. Sally Schneider's Slow-Roasted Salmon (or Other Fish) 13. Spicy Garlic Lime Baked Salmon This genius technique for infusing salmon with fresh jalapeño color and flavor includes a fail-safe measure for keeping intense heat at bay. A Spicy Perspective's Garlic Lime Oven-Baked Salmon 14. Salmon with Kale and Sweet Potato Think of this recipe more as a roadmap. Got salmon, kale, and sweet potatoes? Here's how to bring them together for a fast, filling meal any day of the week. Åsa’s Salmon with Kale and Sweet Potato 15. Salmon Burgers With Avocado Aioli If you love the combination of salmon and avocado as much as we do — sushi, tacos, toast, you name it — this extra-savory salmon burger will become a regular in your sea-faring repertoire. Salmon Burgers with Avocado Aioli 16. Crisp-Skinned Salmon With Creamy Leeks Silky creamed leeks add color and richness to simple crispy-skinned salmon for a meal that's as rib-sticking as it is elegant. Russ Parsons's Crisp-Skinned Salmon (Plus Creamy Leeks and Cabbage) 17. Salmon with a Thai Curry Sauce Poach salmon in an aromatic Thai curry to keep this recipe quick, infuse the fish with flavor from the get-go, and ensure it's cooked exactly to your liking. This is one of those dishes that's even better the next day, so make a big batch! Salmon with a Thai Curry Sauce 18. Sesame Encrusted Salmon Drizzle this reader-favorite salmon with a rich red wine sauce for a show-stopping effect. That's right, red wine with fish. Go ahead and let it sink in (the Pinot reduction, that is). Sesame Encrusted Salmon with Pinot Noir Reduction 19. Roasted Salmon with a Cheat's Vietnamese Caramel Sauce Savory Vietnamese caramel gets its complex, funky essence from fish sauce. Reduced into a savory-sweet glaze, it's the perfect complement to simple roasted salmon. Roasted Salmon with a Cheat's Vietnamese Caramel Sauce 20. Seared Salmon with Cinnamon and Chile Powder Warm spices amplify salmon's umami flavor and contribute a complex mounting heat. If you have 10 minutes and a craving for extra-flavorful fish, this recipe is your one-way ticket. Seared Salmon with Cinnamon and Chile Powder What's your favorite way to make salmon—on a weeknight or for a special occasion? (Or both?) Share a mini-recipe in the comments.
December 5, 2020

What Is Tempeh? All About This Hearty Plant Protein

Looking for a new way to perk up your meat-free meals? Tempeh is a plant-based protein made from fermented soybeans that's easy to find, easy to cook, and well-worth a spot on your weekly shopping list. Nutritious, flavorful, and versatile, tempeh is on a steady rise in popularity, giving tofu a run for its money. Plus it's vegetarian (vegan, actually!) and gluten-free, meaning just about anyone can fall in love with it. What Is Tempeh Tempeh is made by cooking, hulling, and fermenting dried soybeans with a yeast starter—similar to sourdough starter but made with rice flour instead of wheat. The resulting mixture is drained and compressed into slabs that are typically sliced, cubed, or crumbled. What may appear to be white mold on the outside of tempeh actually is white mold: remnants of the fermentation (like the rind on Brie), and a natural, harmless, flavorless part of the process. Thanks, helpful white mold! What Does Tempeh Taste Like? More savory on its own than tofu or seitan, tempeh has a pronounced nutty, slightly tangy flavor—with plenty of umami notes, courtesy of the fermentation process—and readily takes on the essence of whatever it's prepared with. It may prove a little bland just raw straight from the package, so it's best to cook it before eating (and the possibilities are boundless!). Nutrition A rich source of nutrients (particularly B vitamins and calcium), tempeh has more calories and healthy fats than other popular plant-based proteins. It's high in carbohydrates and fiber for sustained energy release, and it ranks low on the glycemic index. From Our Shop our line! Five Two Essential Cookware $69–$429 More Options Mu Bamboo Japanese Steel Knives $100–$139 More Options French Porcelain Rectangular Roasting Dishes $72–$306 More Options Where to Buy Tempeh Supermarkets that sell tofu and vegan-meat substitutes will usually carry packaged tempeh in the same refrigerated case. Health-food and specialty markets may carry several brands, as well as variations like marinated tempeh or frozen crumbles. Store tempeh for up to a week in the refrigerator, or freeze for up to three months. How to Use Tempeh Owing to its chewy texture and sturdy composition, tempeh is well-suited for frying, grilling, baking, stewing, and crumbling for a texture similar to animal protein in chilis, pasta sauce, and grain bowls. Other flavor-packed ways to use tempeh: *Sliced and grilled for tacos *Cubed and used to top vegetarian pizza *Marinated and air-fried for a hearty sandwich *Seasoned, seared, and served on a colorful salad *Infused with smoky umami flavors and cooked like bacon for a tofu scramble *Sauteed with sausage seasonings and served over polenta with tomato sauce What's your favorite way to use tempeh? Let us know in the comments!