Most wedge salads contain bacon, but to really dial up the vegetables, we’ve swapped it with shiitake mushrooms roasted until just crisp.
If you aren't grilling avocados, you are missing out! Grilling avocados makes them creamy and smokey, and serving them with grilled chicken breasts and shishito peppers makes a satisfying meal.
Pinto beans lend body while also adding a dose of satiating protein and fiber to this spicy soup. Adapt the toppings to your taste — we love it with tangy pickled onions (see recipe below), but they are completely optional. Avocado, cilantro, jalapeños and radishes all make great toppers as well.
By removing the backbone, you get a juicy, whole chicken cooked in less time. The process takes only minutes but can be intimidating for first-timers; however, you can always ask your butcher to do it for you. Serve with additional lime wedges around the platter.
A combination of lemon, lime and orange zests brighten the flavor of this velvety, sour cream—infused pound cake, topped with an orange-scented raspberry sauce.
Soft corn cakes topped with shrimp in a savory tomato and white wine sauce in this easy enough for a casual meal but special enough for company dish.
Tart red wine and sweet honey combine to make a balanced and bold glaze for the chicken. Sweet potato fries with a sour cream and onion dipping sauce makes for an addictive side to the meal.