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August/September 2019

Jamie Oliver's 5-Ingredient Recipes

Superstar chef Jamie Oliver’s inspired approach makes it easy to get amazing meals onto the table any day of the week.

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  • Greek summer menu

    A Greek Feast for Body and Soul

    A Greek chef brings her culinary traditions to the table in a bountiful meal.

  • Grilled Chicken Thighs

    Grilled Chicken Thighs Take the Heat

    This sure-fire grilling technique will help you get the most out of their succulent, flavorful meat, without the pyrotechnics.

  • Stuffed Tomatoes

    Stuffed Vegetables, Revamped

    Too often, stuffed vegetables seem like a gimmick: very cute, not so very delicious. To me, that’s sacrilege. Fresh produce is my inspiration. I adore it, and I know from…

  • Classic Aioli

    How to Make Classic Aïoli

    Aïoli is a sunny gift from Provence, a cornerstone of the region’s peasant cuisine. It is both a sauce and a dish. As a sauce, aïoli combines the finest flavors…

  • How to Make Coconut Milk

    How to Make Coconut Milk

    Extracting fresh coconut milk from its shell may take a little elbow grease, but the delicious results are worth the effort.

  • Chocolate Skillet Cookie

    One-Bowl Baking

    As summer draws to a close, I know I can count on two things. First, it’s back-to-school season, which comes with all sorts of craziness. Second, because I love to…

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  • whipped coconut cream

    Whipped Coconut Cream

    Once coconut milk settles, a thick, semisolid cream rises to the top. That layer can be scraped off and whipped into an airy dessert topping, a vegan alternative to whipped…

  • Grilled T-bone steak

    Spice-Rubbed T-Bone Steaks

    These vibrantly flavored steaks are the perfect canvas for a summer aïoli.

  • Classic Aioli

    Classic Aïoli

    Aïoli was born of olive oil, garlic, and lemon juice, the classic ingredients of the Provence and Languedoc regions of southern France. It evokes the sunny climes of these areas,…

  • Coconut Corn Soup

    Chilled Corn and Coconut Soup

    This summery soup takes advantage of peak corn season with cobs simmered to build a deeply flavorful base balanced with the creamy, fragrant coconut milk.

  • Cajun Shrimp Skewers

    Cajun-Seasoned Shrimp Skewers

    Brushing some honey-lime butter onto the spiced shrimp just before serving adds richness and rounds out the spices.

  • Summer Farro Salad

    Summer Farro Salad With Corn, Peaches, and Basil

    When peaches are in season in late summer, you want to add them to just about everything. Like this simple side dish, where they're paired with their seasonal companions of…

  • Louisiana Style Rice

    Louisiana-Style Rice

    Serve this Cajun-seasoned "dirty" rice with sautéed or grilled shrimp or chicken thighs.

  • Sauteed Zucchini and Black Olives

    Sautéed Zucchini and Black Olives with Honey Vinaigrette

    A little honey in the warm vinaigrette adds sweetness and complexity to this quick vegetable side.

  • Grilled Tuna Steaks

    Grilled Tuna with Parsley-Caper Sauce

    Don’t be afraid of the anchovy in this tangy, verdant sauce; it adds deep umami flavor without being overtly fishy.

  • Rigatoni with corn, tomatoes, and bacon

    Rigatoni with Charred Corn, Sweet Onions, Cherry Tomatoes, and Bacon

    While you could simply sauté the corn, the char from grilling gives this dish smoky depth of flavor. While the grill is hot, put on some bread to serve on…

  • Soba Noodles with Pork

    Cha Soba Noodles with Ginger, Mushrooms, and Pork

    Cha soba noodles are subtly flavored with green tea and pair well with the spicy, gingery, tangy notes in the pork. Look for them where you buy noodles; if you…

  • Chorizo and Pepper Sandwich

    Fresh Chorizo and Roasted Red Pepper Sandwiches

    This hearty, spicy, savory sandwich will satisfy the biggest of appetites. Look for fresh (not cured) chorizo. Jarred roasted peppers taste good and are convenient, but you can roast fresh…

  • Artichoke Galette

    Herbed Artichoke Galette

    Prepared artichokes and ready-made puff pastry make quick work of this tasty galette. Serve it with a green salad on the side for a light and lovely summertime meal.

  • Ginger Dumpling Soup

    Turmeric-Ginger Dumpling Soup

    This brightly flavored soup is ready in no time, thanks to prepared dumplings. Baby bok choy can vary in size from the length of your index finger to the length…

  • Curried Short Rib Tacos

    Grilled Curried Short-Rib Tacos

    These tacos burst with bold and bright flavors. If you don’t see crosscut short ribs, ask your butcher to cut them for you.

  • Ravioli Salad

    Warm Ravioli Salad with Marinated Cheese, Apple and Tomato

    This new take on pasta salad features ravioli, tomatoes, and, for an unexpected sweet crunch, diced apple.

  • Tomato Avocado Toast

    Avocado Toast with Cherry Tomatoes, Basil, and Cayenne

    What? More avocado toast? Yes, because this one is delish; the cayenne packs a little heat, and the basil makes it taste like summer.

  • stuffed grape leaves

    Dolmades Kasiotiki (Meat-Stuffed Grape Leaves)

    Though many versions of dolmades are vegetarian, these have a heartier filling of ground beef and rice. If you have leftover filling, use it to stuff bell peppers or tomatoes.

  • Lentil orange salad

    Fakosalata (Lentil Salad with Oranges)

    This gorgeous dish is a feast for the eyes as well as the mouth—light, refreshing, colorful, and delicious.

  • vegan moussaka

    Moussaka Nistisimo (Vegan Moussaka)

    This meatless, dairy-free version of the Greek mainstay tastes as rich as the classic version, and it holds together well when sliced and served.

  • Tzatziki

    Tzatziki (Cucumber-Fennel Dip)

    Fennel’s hint of anise flavor imparts a beguiling note to this delicious dip.

  • souvlaki

    Souvlaki (Skewered Grilled Lamb)

    A simple Greek-style marinade with just a few delicious ingredients tenderizes and enhances the flavor of the lamb and vegetables. You can substitute chicken or beef, if you like. Add…

  • braised cauliflower

    Kounoupidi (Braised Cauliflower)

    This robust yet light vegan side is a great accompaniment to any meal. For a thicker sauce, remove the cauliflower with a slotted spoon once it’s tender, and reduce the…

  • Greek Yogurt with Berries

    Fresh Greek Yogurt with Mixed Berries

    A creamy, thick, tangy homemade yogurt served with fresh berries and honey makes a delicious dessert after a healthful meal.

  • Stuffed Tomatoes

    Rice-Stuffed Tomatoes with Pistachios, Currants, Feta, and Tomato Vinaigrette

    Before roasting, stuff peak-season tomatoes with Mediterranean-style rice studded with pistachios, currants, and feta. The tomato vinaigrette salvages the tomato pulp. These tomatoes are delicious warm and at room temperature.…

  • Stuffed Poblano Peppers

    Charred Poblanos Stuffed with Sweet Corn and Black Bean Quinoa

    This standout stuffed pepper includes several components, each of which can be made ahead, that come together for a showstopping dish. You can serve these as a main dish, a…

  • stuffed zucchini

    Chard and Parmesan Stuffed Zucchini with Baked Ricotta

    I like red chard for its color, but green or rainbow may be used. Swiss chard bunches vary greatly in size from store to store and season to season. For…

  • stuffed eggplant

    Caponata-Stuffed Eggplant

    I’ve tried to capture the sweet-sour flavor of eggplant caponata in this stuffed-eggplant dish built upon layers of classic caponata ingredients: roasted eggplant, peppers, onion, garlic, tomato, quick-pickled raisins, and…

  • Asian fishcakes

    Quick Asian Fishcakes

    Just five ingredients (not counting salt, pepper, and olive oil) pack maximal flavor in these simple fishcakes. The secret weapon is chili jam, a sweet and spicy condiment; Trader Joe’s…

  • Lemony zucchini Linguini

    Lemony Zucchini Linguine

    This quick, flavorful dish lets you take advantage of the season’s bounty of zucchini. This recipe is excerpted from 5 Ingredients: Quick & Easy Food.

  • Steak Asparagus Stir-Fry

    Quick Steak Stir-Fry

    Just a few ingredients create an explosion of flavor in this dish, thanks in large part to funky, fermented black bean sauce, which be found in the Asian section of…

  • chickpea chard pork

    Chickpea Chard Pork

    In this dish, quick-cooking weeknight standby pork tenderloin gets a flavor boost from fennel seeds. This recipe is excerpted from 5 Ingredients: Quick & Easy Food.

  • plum tarte tatin

    Plum Tarte Tatin

    This dessert is the perfect showcase for juicy, ripe plums. Frozen puff pastry provides a great upgrade for the traditional pastry crust. This recipe is excerpted from 5 Ingredients: Quick…

  • Mustard Dill Grilled Chicken

    Grilled Chicken Thighs with Mustard and Dill

    I like that you can smear this mustard paste on the thighs and marinate for a few hours to create deep flavor or go right to the grill if you're…

  • Parsley Pesto Grilled Chicken

    Parsley Pesto-Marinated Grilled Chicken Thighs

    When time is short but expectations are high, I turn to this speedy weeknight marinade. To elicit big smoky flavor from grilled boneless thighs, be sure to expose as much…

  • chicken adobo

    Barbecued Chicken Adobo

    This chicken gets a double dose of potent pantry ingredients. First, the meat absorbs a vinegar-soy mixture seasoned with garlic, ginger, and peppercorns. Then, after the mixture has been boiled…

  • Thai chicken skewers

    Thai Chicken Skewers with Peanut Sauce

    Skewered thigh meat is much more likely to turn out juicy than skewered breast meat. Its inherent richness can handle the dry heat of the grill without losing too much…

  • flourless chocolate cake

    Flourless Chocolate Cake

    This rich cake is ideal with a dollop of tangy crème fraîche and fresh raspberries, but lightly sweetened whipped cream also works. The cake needs to rest overnight to be…

  • Coconut Sheet Cake

    Coconut Sheet Cake with Toasted Coconut Buttercream

    This cake is for the coconut lovers out there. You know who you are. Be sure to use sweetened coconut cream, not coconut milk, in the cake and buttercream.

  • Chocolate Skillet Cookie

    Chocolate-Sugar Skillet Cookie

    Rich and gooey, this quick-to-make jumbo cookie is a chocolate lover’s dream. Try it warm with a scoop of ice cream, crème fraîche, or whipped cream.

  • Toffee Coffee Cakes

    Toffee Coffee Cake Muffins

    Enjoy these muffins as a breakfast treat, a lunchbox dessert, or a late-afternoon snack. For a twist, try them with milk chocolate-toffee bits. If you can’t find them at your…

  • 4 Tips for Tastier Kebabs

    You don’t have to be a kid to agree that eating food on a stick is fun. Skewered meat and veggies on the grill is one of the joys of…

  • How to Seed Peppers for Stuffing

    Whether you're making jalapeno poppers or Cara Mangini's delicious stuffed poblanos, seeding whole chile peppers requires a particular technique:

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