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Classic Garlic and Tomato Soup

Grandmothers often said garlic was good for what ails you, and we now know they were right. This tomato-garlic soup uses 10 cloves, but because garlic mellows as it cooks, it has a mild, slightly sweet flavour.

Reader Recipe: Puréed Carrot & Lentil Soup

This delicious recipe takes less than a half-hour to make from start to finish. It makes a great lunch or...


Macaroni and Cheese

Mac 'n cheese is quite possibly the most perfect dish on the planet. The original version uses full-fat cheese, cream...


Mushroom & Beef Burgers with Curried Yogurt Sauce

Swapping out half of the beef in these burgers for the 'meaty' consistency and taste of mushrooms results in a...


Broccoli-Pistachio Soup

Broccoli florets are a surefire way to load up on vitamin C, an antioxidant that may cut the risk of...

Round-Steak Chili

This recipe is easy: Throw everything into a pot, turn on a burner, and relax.


Greek-Style Baked Lamb and Eggplant

Few cooking traditions embrace lamb as much as Greek. Fresh herbs, tomatoes, and plentiful garlic make this lovely baked entrée...


Baked Lamb-Stuffed Zucchini

Lamb also tastes great when baked. In this tasty dish, minced lamb is mixed with all sorts of lovely flavorings,...


Seafood Jambalaya

A small amount of salmon and shrimp goes a long way in this one-bowl meal.


Sirloin Steaks with Port Sauce

In this robust dish, pan juices transform into an instant sauce.


Mexican Tostadas

A tostada is a flat, crisp corn tortilla with toppings. Here, spicy tomato sauce and pinto beans replace the traditional...


Sweet & Sour Tofu

Weight-loss bonus: A 2011 study published in The New England Journal of Medicine linked eating nutrient-rich whole grains such as...


Salmon Sweet-Potato Curry

Weight-loss bonus: A 2012 study in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics found that increased fish intake...

Greek Lamb & Tomato Salad

This garlicky lamb is slow-cooked until it practically falls off the bone.


Kale Brunch Pies

Perfect for Sunday brunch, these heart-healthy pies are all about the kale. Make ahead of time and serve at room...


Steak with Grilled Fennel & Tomato Salad

Grilled steaks in the dead of winter? Say no more!


Spiced Potatoes and Cauliflower with Nuts

The warm, golden colour and flavour of saffron with a mild kick of ginger help to make this vegetable curry...


Red Lentil and Vegetable Dal

A dal is a dish of simmered lentils flavoured with aromatic spices and usually served as a sauce. But add...


Sweet potato curry with paneer

A light, colourful curry that is very quick and easy to make, this is packed with antioxidant-rich vegetables. Sweet potatoes,...


Pork Korma with Potatoes and Spinach

Thickened with ground almonds and yogurt, this ground meat dish is rich and creamy yet not as indulgent as traditional...


Mixed Bean Cassoulet

A vegetarian version of the hearty French country dish, this uses canned beans for a quick and easy one-pot. It's...

Coq au vin avec legumes

This lighter version of the great French classic, chicken in red wine sauce, is lower in fat and includes more...


Mediterranean chicken with olives

This is a dish of bright, vivid colour and bold flavours. Onions, tomatoes and red peppers make a chunky vegetable...


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Chinese slow-cooked pork

Star anise, soy and ginger add wonderful flavours to this deliciously tender pork joint casserole, simmered with shallots, carrots and...


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Beef bourguignon

This dish is best started overnight to maximize the rich flavour of the beef and red wine. It's worth using...


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Chinese pork with plums

All the family will love this sweet and sour casserole that makes the most of seasonal fresh plums. It's traditionally...


Greek stifado

A tempting beef casserole - with artichoke hearts, fava beans, new potatoes and juicy, purple-skinned kalamata olives - that is...