Ellie Krieger

On a chilly day, this chicken and chickpea stew will warm you up

Double the recipe for leftovers because it tastes even better with a day or two’s refrigeration.


Many intermittent fasters skip breakfast. Not a good idea.

Evidence shows you’re better off fasting in the evening and overnight, then eating early in the day.


Park your veggie leftovers from Thanksgivng in this frittata

The dish emerges from the oven puffed and golden — not feeling the least bit recycled.


These nuts bring the heat and the sweet to holiday dishes

You might want to make several batches because they also make a lovely hostess gift.

Is this pudding better than Grandma’s? You bet it is

We love a good banana pudding, and this even one’s better than we remember.

What’s better than French toast? Stuffed French toast, of course

Pumpkin stuffed French toast, full of fall flavor, is a weekend treat worth cozying up at home for.

There’s a ruby-colored reason this fruit dessert is so saucy

Just be sure to use a sweet ruby port, not a tawny one, in this elegant after-dinner dish.

What’s for dinner? How about a skillet pie with sweet potatoes?

This dish is like an autumnal version of shepherd’s pie that’s as tasty as it is healthful.

Big, bold flavor of kimchi elevates simple weeknight dish

It revs up the seasoning of a stir-fry so you can pare down the ingredient list.

Celery root deserves the star treatment in your fall cooking

Its gnarly appearance makes it seem tough and unapproachable, but it is actually tender and lovable.

Big, juicy pork chops — stuffed with a flurry of fall flavors

Celebrate the season with apple and kale stuffed pork chops in a riesling mustard sauce.

These warm spiced pear muffins have a sweet secret

For more healthful muffins, sweeten them with ersatz “sugar” made from dates.

Don’t wait for Taco Tuesday: An Asian spin on the Baja fish taco

Here, the Asian flavor comes by way of the slaw, made with Napa cabbage, carrot and daikon radish.

Middle Eastern spices take hummus wrap from humble to happening

A fragrant, crunchy sprinkle of dukkah (an Egyptian seed and spice blend) makes this sandwich.

Toss chicken thighs into slow cooker to beat the August heat

This recipe takes advantage of the bounty of summer vegetables: green beans, eggplant, tomatoes.

Watermelon, basil turn water into party-worthy thirst-quencher

Once you get the basic formula down, you can play with the fruit and herb combinations.

Sweet grilled corn with miso is an irresistible umami bomb

This recipe is inspired by a favorite street food in Japan that often involves a lot more butter.

Avocado gives chilled zucchini soup a dose of velvety richness

Whether you have a vegetable garden, a share in a CSA (community-supported agriculture) or you are just trying to make the most of what’s bountiful… Continue reading

Grilled cheese, without a sandwich in sight? Yes, it’s delicious

Good balsamic vinegar brings this summery salad of figs and halloumi together.

Put a little more awe in your slaw with shredded vegetables

This healthful recipe’s bright, fresh ingredients banish thoughts of a mayonnaise-heavy salad.