Easter is about to get a whole lot cuter! These adorable Easter cupcakes, decorated with sweet lamb and bunny faces, are sure to make your meal even more festive. You don’t have to be a frosting pro, either—we’ll show you how to decorate each on in just a few simple steps.
Roasting flowerlike clusters of maitake mushrooms (also known as hen of the woods) in a hot oven browns and crisps their frilly edges so they look especially artful on this savory tart. A creamy filling of goat cheese, crème fraîche, and lemon balances some of the mushroom's richness.
This skillet dinner packs a double-dose of protein thanks to the obvious chicken thighs and the not-as-obvious tahini paste. Tahini is made from sesame seeds, and in that concentrated form you get more protein.
The secret to sautéing mushrooms: Start with a dry skillet then brown (without stirring) to build deep flavor before adding butter, oil, or other flavoring. Here, bourbon and sage help deliver a smoky finish.
We¿ve paired two of our favorite mushrooms--tender cremini and slightly crunchy enoki--with watercress and radishes for a combo that¿s a little woodsy, a little spicy, and a whole lot of yummy texture.
Sneak dried ground porcini into the biscuit mix to add concentrated mushroom flavor without sacrificing tender, fluffy texture. An assortment of fresh mushrooms also stars in a gravy that's creamy but less heavy than a traditional sausage version.
Miso, the salty (and yes, a little funky) fermented soybean paste, is the secret to an umami-rich broth that is light but deeply layered with flavor. Thinly sliced button mushrooms are a natural fit for this 20-minute soup: They add more umami and soften but keep their bite during a quick simmer.
Aleppo pepper is a dried ground chile that looks like crushed red pepper but has undertones of cumin and fruit, plus less heat. If you like a mild kick, sprinkle it on almost anything: eggs, roasted veggies, even peanut butter toast.
To make the cut, each of the fabulous spinach recipes here had to be fast (30 minutes prep time max!) and healthful (220 calories or less). Check out all the winners we came up with after sorting through hundreds of spinach recipes in our files.