Weeknight Meal Planner: Week of December 26th
A bowl of spicy Quinoa and Roasted Pepper Chili guarantees to take the chill off a cold winter's day. After a busy holiday weekend, opt for something simple and incredibly satisfying. This vegetarian chili is loaded with fresh vegetables, pinto beans, and quinoa and gets its zing from poblano chiles.
This upscale dish couldn't be easier to make at home. While brandy is traditional in the sauce, you can substitute Madeira or dry white wine. Pair this dish with Sauteed Haricots Verts with Red Bell Pepper and Lemon for a gorgeous weeknight meal in no time.
Take a break from heavy winter dishes with a fresh and bright dish. This recipe gives you dinner party elegance in a 20-minutes. Sea bass is tender and mild with a lovely buttery quality, but you can also use cod, sablefish (also called black cod), striped bass, or barramundi and still have great results.
You'll never or take-out again after trying this delicious, fresh, and easy dish. Crisp-tender snow peas, broccoli, and carrots with seared flank steak make for a satisfying meal. A well- balanced blend of brown sugar, soy sauce, and sesame oil make the sauce irresistable. If you like a kick, add a sliced red chile or a good pinch of crushed red pepper. We recommend serving this dish with Sesame Soba Noodles.
Our simple technique yields classic risotto texture in a fraction of the time. Precooked brown rice simmers with a flour-thickened mixture of milk and chicken stock, boosted with a touch of cream cheese for extra richness. Risotto for the win on a chilly, busy winter night.
Ring in the New Year with a raised glass. For an elegant and fruity cocktail ready in just 5 minutes, try this easy bellini made with brandy, pomegranate juice and prosecco.