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Searing

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    Sour Cherry Persian Rice

    Steaming makes the rice fluffy, but searing creates the crisp crust on the bottom of the pan. Known as the tahdig, it’s a signature component of Persian rice. Note: If…

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    Quinoa Bowls with Seared Halloumi, Roasted Tomatoes, and Chickpeas

    Halloumi is a tangy, salty cheese with a high melting point, so it can be seared while maintaining a satisfyingly hearty chew

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    Seared Salmon with Coffee-Cardamom Drizzle

    A sauce with coffee and cardamom? Absolutely. This surprising combination is delicious with seared salmon fillets, but don’t stop there. Try it on steak, chicken, or even ice cream.

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    Vietnamese Lemongrass Beef

    These lettuce wraps are great served family-style, but you can also enjoy this dish in bowls over rice noodles tossed in sesame oil. To prepare the lemongrass, remove the tough…

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    Salmon with Roasted Beets

    This lovely, light preparation is marked by the bright, sweet acidity of Meyer lemon and the earthy note of beets. If you have trouble finding chioggias, substitute red beets

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    Niçoise-Style Sardines and Baby Artichokes

    Fresh sardines are perfect in this modern spin on the traditional niçoise. From a sustainability standpoint, Pacific sardines are a good seafood choice. (If you can’t find them locally, Spanish…

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    Spiced Skillet Pork Chops with Turmeric Sauce

    The aroma of the fragrant turmeric sauce is sure to bring a hungry crowd to the kitchen. Serve over steamed basmati rice or with warm naan to soak up the…

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    Haddock with Rustic Tomato-Fennel Sauce

    This recipe works well with any firm, meaty fish. Try it with salmon, cod, or striped bass. You could even use extra-large shrimp.

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    Seared Tofu with Spicy Cabbage Saute

    Packed with flavor, this combo of tofu and cabbage makes for an easy meatless weekday option. It’s also vegan and gluten-free. If you like a crunchy component, crumble salted sesame…

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