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Quickle Pickles from The Picnic

Senior Travel Editor Andrea Minarcek is long on cooking aspirations, but short on time. For this round of the Cookbook Club, she tried her hand at these speedy pickles.

Healthy Meal Plan: 30-Minute Recipes

When my colleague Andrea Minarcek started this year’s Eat Fresh Challenge, her New Year’s goal was to cook every night—but she has a pretty long weekday commute. To inspire her, I compiled a short list of favorite recipes from our Fast & Fresh recipes collection (these are recipes you can cook in 30 minutes or less).

Eat Fresh, Day 10: The key to making a resolution stick? Making it fun.

  Who: Andrea Minarcek, senior travel editor This year I’ve decided to: be a more creative, dedicated chef, starting with a two-week streak of trying a new, made-from-scratch recipe every day. So far, it’s: been great. I’ve discovered some tasty dishes that are easy enough to make on a weeknight and grown way more comfortable and confident in the kitchen. Last night, while prepping this chicken stew with olives, lemon, […]

Eat Fresh, Day 8: I found my new favorite recipe

  Last week, I set out to become a more creative, dedicated home chef, attempting to cook new-to-me, made-from-scratch meals every day. That meant doing a little recipe research and experimentation, and man, did I luck out: I discovered some terrific dishes. I made a divine Italian chicken sausage and artichoke soup. I cooked a savory quinoa bowl with Swiss chard and poached egg. […]