Ditch Marinating for Delicious (and Faster) Summer Grilling

Quickly cook main ingredients over direct heat, then flavor afterward with bright, fresh seasonings. By Ali Slagle Fire is a mighty ingredient all on its own, adding an alluring smokiness to meat, seafood, cheese and vegetables. So skip the marinade:

Your New Meatball Sub

By Sam Sifton Good morning. There are some nights when all I want to eat for dinner is super-crisp chicken wings with ranch dressing, or hot dogs loaded with chopped pickles and streaked with crema and hot sauce. They’re usually

How to Grill Just About Any Vegetable

Two grilling methods are all you need to cook summer’s bounty, from broccoli to asparagus, cauliflower to tomatoes. Even leafy greens benefit from a brief turn on the grill. By Steven Raichlen The summer grilling season is upon us, and

Think Outside the Banana. Eat the Peel.

After the British chefs Nadiya Hussain and Nigella Lawson developed recipes using banana skins, the British cooking public is perplexed. By Charlotte Druckman In November, the British cookbook author and food personality Nigella Lawson shocked her nation when she demonstrated

21 Easy Recipes for Easter Dinner

After cooking three meals day after day for an entire year, no one feels like spending hours in the kitchen whipping up an Easter feast, but eating handfuls of chocolate eggs and jelly beans doesn’t feel quite right either. These

For Maximum Flavor, Make These Spice Blends at Home

Savvy cooks across the globe know that one of the easiest ways to add verve to their cooking is to keep a selection of aromatic spice blends at the ready. From Chinese five spice to Cajun seasoning, from Indian masalas

Make Meatballs

Hello and welcome to Five Weeknight Dishes. As we plod through these first few weeks of 2021, I felt the best thing I could do for you was to tell you to make meatballs — lots of meatballs. That is