Brown-Rice Cakes with Toppings
Puffy brown-rice cakes are just as versatile as toasts for layering on the flavor (and they're gluten-free).
Rice-and-Bean Salad Bowl with Tahini Sauce
Our glorious grain bowl calls for making the brown rice in advance, but even if you start from scratch, you can get the whole dish on the table in under an hour.
Stewed Lentils with Yogurt, Cucumbers, and Green Chiles
If you think of Indian food as complicated, get ready to be wowed. Stripped down to its barest form, it's easy, healthful, and affordable -- like this vegetarian dish that costs way less than take-out.
Gordon's Breakfast Cocktail
Our spin on the classic cocktail (a lighter, brighter alternative to a Bloody Mary) swaps out the usual hot sauce and Worcestershire for fresh jalapenos and mint from the garden. The resulting drink is spicy, savory, and quite possibly the best way to use up your late-summer bumper crop.
Pulled Chicken with Apple-Cucumber Slaw
While you enjoy these sandwiches, what's left of your chicken simmers in water, creating stock to use later.
The Ultimate Salad Mix with Carrot, Cucumber, and Balsamic Vinaigrette
Make your own convenient salad blend in this Ultimate Salad Mix with Carrot, Cucumber, and Balsamic Vinaigrette. Use 4 cups here, then store the rest.