Lucinda created the rich savory-sweet sauce for this penne dish by improvising with the odds and ends in her pantry and fridge.
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Monterey Jack cheese is the secret ingredient that makes this recipe extra-creamy and downright addictive.
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Throw together romaine lettuce, bacon, and egg, and you've got a satisfying and hearty French bistro salad.
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Plain white rice becomes irresistible with the addition of sun-dried tomatoes.
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Basic pasta is transformed into a flavorful Asian-style dish with a creamy soy-sesame paste sauce.
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Whip up this easy, versatile recipe to serve with fried chicken, or simply enjoy with butter and jam.
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Using canned tomatoes makes this spicy, home-style sauce a snap to put together.
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Prepare a sweet, no-cook dessert in minutes by keeping two store-bought ingredients on hand.
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This substantial and inexpensive soup can easily be jazzed up by adding bacon or pancetta.
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Lucinda's eldest son, Calder, cooks up this savory pasta dish when "there's nothing in the house."
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Mixed, baked, and frosted in the same pan, this chocolate cake is a tasty, time-saving treat.
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If you don't have basil handy, replace it with cilantro in this refreshing, fuss-free salad.
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Cook up these freezer-friendly dumplings in just 8 minutes for a quick, delicious appetizer.
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Cottage cheese gives this rustic potato dish a boost of flavor while adding a healthy dose of protein.
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If you don't have a popcorn maker, prepare this Indian-spiced popcorn recipe on the stovetop.
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This version of ol' red will leave even the most dedicated beef eater satisfied.
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Each serving of this stovetop-to-table main course consists of a hearty helping of mushrooms, tagliatelle noodles, and Arborio rice.
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Leftover spaghetti and tomato sauce is fried until crispy and served in pizza-style slices for a quick dinner.
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Classic ramen noodles are dressed up with a mixture of peanut butter, soy sauce, and scallions in this recipe created by Lucinda's son Calder.
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These chickpea patties from the Middle East can be served alone, in a salad, or stuffed into pitas for a sandwich.
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This easy egg recipe is made super-creamy with Dijon mustard, mayonnaise, and butter.
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Dried white beans bring great flavor to this delicious and economical meal.
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