Chickpeas and fresh herbs make this brown rice salad a satisfying summer star

More often than not, when I offer a recipe in this spot that deploys white rice as a main ingredient, readers respond with: Can I use brown rice instead?

Parmesan-crusted halibut on phyllo sounds rich but eats light

This meal is just as dreamy for its healthfulness as it is for its glorious flavor and presentation.

Parmesan-crusted halibut on phyllo sounds rich but eats light

This meal is just as dreamy for its healthfulness as it is for its glorious flavor and presentation.

This dairy-free ranch dressing is primed for your summertime salads

Drizzle or dollop this on any combination of vegetables — try it on baked potatoes, white or sweet — and you’ll be happy.

This dairy-free ranch dressing is primed for your summertime salads

Drizzle or dollop this on any combination of vegetables — try it on baked potatoes, white or sweet — and you’ll be happy.
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This deserves to be your summer go-to bacon salad

Taste the salad before you serve it. If you're like me, you'll add one more splash of vinegar to balance the bacon-y richness.

I made the viral cheesesteak cheesecake, and guys, it actually tasted good

Cheesesteak plus cheesecake — What could possibly go right? Turns out, more than you think.

These mango-and-pork skewers are easy enough for everyday meals and worthy of a Father’s Day feast

This dish is a healthful way to enjoy grilled meat.

‘Without culture, you’re lost’: Our Mothers’ Kitchens reclaims black womanhood through food and writing

The project from a pair of "sister-friends" and native Philadelphians is a popup dinner series, a three-day summer workshop for black girls, and an homage to four black women writers.

This simple hoisin grilled shrimp recipe comes with 5 handy tips

Even the simplest recipe can provide a cooking lesson or two.

What makes this grilled zucchini dish so delightful? Contradictions.

It takes 20 minutes to prepare, cleanup is minimal and it will augment your summer zucchini arsenal.

Impossible and Beyond ‘meat’ are hitting Philly menus. Here’s where you can try them.

Plant-based meat substitutes have gone mainstream. There are plenty of places you can try them in and around Philly.

Preserved lemon makes this zucchini and pea salad pop

If you haven’t made preserved lemons before, it’s high time you got in the habit. You’ll be so happy to have them around.

Going to the dogs: At some Philadelphia hotels, you can order fancy room service for your pooch

More people are traveling with their dogs. That means room service isn't just for humans anymore.

Making mom’s chicken brings her back to me

Mom’s cookbook is so worn that the pages fall in clumps into my hands. In this way, our fingerprints still meet.

This lighter take on fish and chips could be your new favorite way to savor the ‘takeaway’ classic

A few changes make this recipe especially home-cook friendly — and healthful to boot.

Make your mornings glorious with these easy, healthful muffins

These muffins boast the scrumptiousness of cake rather than a baked good that screams "healthy."

Put this spring spread on toast, pretty peas

Don’t bother with peas in the produce section if they seem to have been picked a while ago — those are likely to be more starchy than sweet.

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