Cook Once, Eat Twice

An Updated Classic: Beef Stew with Butternut Squash

An Updated Classic: Beef Stew with Butternut Squash

Set this hearty one-pot stew on the stove to simmer away all day and enjoy a comforting dinner come evening.

Make Ahead Breakfast: Mexican Quiche with Tortilla Crust

Make Ahead Breakfast: Mexican Quiche with Tortilla Crust

Try an individual quiche with Mexican-inspired fillings for a freezer-friendly, gluten-free, and satisfying breakfast.

Grilling Pork Tenderloin: Cook Once, Eat Twice

Grilling Pork Tenderloin: Cook Once, Eat Twice

Warmer weather means grilling. And that means even easier ways to cook delicious meals that yield plenty of leftovers.   But these days, most folks want something better than just hot dogs and hamburgers from their grills. Pork tenderloin ...more

Chocolate Valentine’s Day Recipes: Leftover Logic

Chocolate Valentine’s Day Recipes: Leftover Logic

Ground hogs. Chocolate. Dark days giving way to spring. Dark chocolate. Valentine’s Day. More chocolate. February may be a short month, but there is a lot to celebrate.   This Valentine’s Day, I want to give my special people — ...more

Roast Beef for Days: Leftover Logic

Roast Beef for Days: Leftover Logic

It will be a celebration of double big birthdays at our house, and I can’t think of a better treat to serve than a succulent roast beef. This large boneless rib-eye roast isn’t cheap, but it is beef at it’s best. There’s lots of ...more

Healthy & Fast Pomegranate Recipes: Cook Once, Eat Twice

Healthy & Fast Pomegranate Recipes: Cook Once, Eat Twice

Pomegranates are one of the healthiest fruits you can eat, praised for lowering cholesterol and blood pressure, among other benefits. They’re also delicious. But after last week’s Thanksgiving extravaganza, they also help keep meals ...more

Perfect Pesto with Broccoli Rabe: Cook Once, Eat Twice

Perfect Pesto with Broccoli Rabe: Cook Once, Eat Twice

Broccoli rabe is ordinary broccoli’s more sophisticated cousin, admittedly, an acquired taste for some. I’m a huge fan of this cruciferous vegetable, though, which has a spicy nature with a slightly bitter edge. Broccoli rabe is also highly ...more

Easy Slow-Braised Lamb: Cook Once, Eat Twice

Easy Slow-Braised Lamb: Cook Once, Eat Twice

Braising is the cook’s answer to transforming tougher, less-expensive cuts of meat into knockout dishes. And lamb is no exception. By slow-cooking lamb in my first recipe — we’re talking 9-10 hours here — you’ll end up with ...more

Chicken Breasts for Easy, Elegant Recipes: Cook Once, Eat Twice

Chicken Breasts for Easy, Elegant Recipes: Cook Once, Eat Twice

Juicy, nutritious chicken breasts form the basis of my two menus this week. I’ll pre-cook extra chicken breasts for the first recipe — which includes a \pan sauce sweetened with apricots — to be sure to have enough left for my curried ...more

Meatballs & Spaghetti (& Hoagies!): Cook Once, Eat Twice

Meatballs & Spaghetti (& Hoagies!): Cook Once, Eat Twice

Every so often I get a hankering for classic spaghetti with meatballs, with marinara sauce (click here for all kinds of Italian sauces to go with pasta), so this week’s two-timer is going to be meatballs — making an extra batch the first ...more

Easy Lasagna & Thai Soup Recipes: Cook Once, Eat Twice

Easy Lasagna & Thai Soup Recipes: Cook Once, Eat Twice

Butternut squash is the key to easy recipes, helping to get me through the colder months with its delicious fall flavor. Cooked squash yields rich, creamy, and nutritious dishes. Example: You can turn roasted squash into a complete and ...more

Chicken Soup to Chicken Salad: Cook Once, Eat Twice

Chicken Soup to Chicken Salad: Cook Once, Eat Twice

Now that the leaves are changing color, I’ve got chicken soup on my mind. But I’m re-inventing this all-time favorite, making a cilantro-tinged soup, with avocado and cut ears of corn, that is virtually the national dish of Colombia. ...more

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