Where would you take yourself out for a cocktail at 5 p.m. on your birthday on a weekday in New Orleans? Two suggestions my friends gave me already were Napoleon House and Bistro Daisy on Magazine. Anyplace else come to mind?
Korma is a mild, coconut milk–based curry, a great way to introduce more complex and fragrant spices to your cooking. Our plant-forward version is simple to prepare thanks to a few time-savvy supermarket finds, like prechopped onion.
Milanese is Italian for "breaded and sautéed until golden," an easy (and fast) way to dress up sliced pork tenderloin. Top the pork with a creamy mushroom sauce and serve with a simple kale salad for a complete meal.