Pork chops with applesauce is an old standby, for sure. But if you’re looking for a new take on that delicious combo, look no further. A rub with a hint of mustardy spice, crisp fried sage leaf garnish, and warm applesauce served on the side make this a welcome, and easy, weeknight upgrade.
Raw asparagus salad makes the most of one of springtime’s most treasured delicacies. Tender ribbons of shaved raw asparagus are served on top of lemony yogurt and herbs, then topped with Parmesan and pine nuts. Simple, fresh, and the best way to celebrate the first stalks of spring.
These thousand-layer chocolate chip cookies are made from just about the same ingredients as their compatriots. The difference, though, (and it’s a significant one) is portions of dough are stacked on top of each other to create layers of flavor and texture. The tops are then sprinkled with fleur de sel. The resulting treats are flat, crispy, and chewy.
Seven-layer dip is a Mexican-inspired party staple made with beans, cilantro, cheese, avocado, tomatoes, and jalapeño. It’s crazy easy to make as well as quite healthy. And it requires no cooking whatsoever. And this is the best darn rendition of it we’ve ever had.
The Silver Palate’s Chicken Marbella–quartered chickens marinated overnight in oil, vinegar, capers, olives, prunes, and herbs then baked with brown sugar and white wine–is a classic. This version calls for boneless, skinless breasts. Either way, it’s delicious.