Grilled Bacon BLTs

When Smitten Kitchen’s Deb Perelman decided to make BLTs for her family, she vowed not to mess with them. There’s white bread and full-fat mayonnaise. There isn’t kale in place of iceberg. Definitely no turkey bacon. “A perfect BLT is a pure and delicious thing that I wanted my kids …

Roast Fish with Curry Butter

The slow-roasting method that turns salmon all buttery and luxurious works equally well on the whole wide delicious world of flaky white fish, from cod to haddock. Here we give vegetables a head start in a hot oven before turning the heat way down, laying the fish on top, and …

Sweet-and-Saucy Pork Chops

For weeknight-friendly pork chops that cook in record time but are still succulent, we turn to an unexpected ingredient: sugar. A pinch sprinkled over the surface helps the chops caramelize and develop a golden-brown crust before the meat has a chance to dry out. For max juiciness, we finish cooking …

Soba Noodles With Crispy Kale

Heidi Swanson, the vegetarian cookbook author and blogger behind 101 Cookbooks, has the power to make a bowl of tofu and lentils look as appealing as guanciale-flecked carbonara. In this noodle bowl, nutritional yeast acts like a vegan version of parm, adding a hit of umami flavor that plays well …