15 minutes is all it takes to get this fresh, vibrant, and protein-packed meal on the table for dinner tonight. Put this in the weekly rotation to reap the cardiovascular benefits that the omega-3 fatty acids provide.
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.
If ever a side dish were worth making from scratch, these sweet, smoky, bacon-flecked baked beans would be it. Starting from dried lets you infuse the beans with another layer of flavor as they simmer.
Steve Sando, bean impresario behind Rancho Gordo, outlines the steps from beans in a bag to glorious pot o’ beans. Dried beans may not be fresh, per se, but the ones you're using shouldn’t be more than two years old. Soak them first, and then use the soaking water to cook them. A quick, hard boil followed by a long, slow simmer will get them cooked up right. (Click here for Steve's bean-cooking recipe.)