Everyday Food Recipes


Everyday Food has developed recipes with the home cook in mind. These delicious dishes featured on "The Martha Stewart Show" call for simple ingredients that you already have in your pantry or can easily find at local grocery stores and farmers' markets.

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Roasted Beef, Mushroom, and Barley Soup


Begin this satisfying soup by roasting sirloin steak, mushrooms, and shallots -- doing so brings out the boldness of the flavors. Simmer with barley and finish with fresh parsley to complete this family-friendly dish.

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Spinach, Onion, and Bacon Frittata


This flavorful frittata comes together with just a handful of ingredients, and it makes a balanced meal for breakfast, lunch, or dinner.

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Apple and Cranberry Pandowdy

apple cranberry pandowdy
Con Poulos

This crumble-topped baked dessert gets a tangy infusion from fresh cranberries. Apple pandowdy is usually eaten in the fall months, but it's a gooey treat for any time of year.

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Onion Focaccia


Guests will munch happily on this party-perfect focaccia appetizer, made with caramelized onions, a generous helping of Pecorino Romano, and homemade or store-bought pizza dough.

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Pork Loin with Pearl Onions and Apricots


This one-pot entree pairs pork with just the right amount of sweet and savory flavors.

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Apple Betty


Most baked Bettys get their distinctive flavor from brown sugar -- this one includes a generous helping of dark rum! Serve it with heavy cream, creme fraiche, or vanilla yogurt for an extra-tempting dessert.

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Individual Pizza with Arugula and Tomatoes


Top homemade pizza with healthy arugula and tomatoes for a fun, family-friendly meal.

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Orange, Roasted Beet, and Arugula Salad


Dress up an arugula salad with colorful oranges and beets using this simple recipe.

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Lemon-Ricotta Tart


Turn vanilla wafers into an irresistible crust for this sweet citrus tart.

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Shrimp and Scallion Stir-Fry


Fresh lemon juice gives irresistible flavor to shrimp and scallions in this simple, tasty dish.

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Apple Brown Betty


Complete any meal with this popular cobblerlike dessert, made with apples and toasted breadcrumbs.

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New Orleans-Style Barbecued Shrimp


A big pot of quick-cooking seafood turns a weeknight meal into a party. Let the good times roll!

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Root Beer Short Ribs


These succulent short ribs will satisfy even the most demanding dinner guest.

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Fresh Orange and Yogurt Tart


Serve this orange and yogurt tart for a light, refreshing dessert.

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Twice-Baked Sour Cream and Chive Potatoes


These tasty potatoes are a staple of indulgent comfort cooking. Serve them at your next casual get-together.

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Moo Shu Pork


A Chinese take-out classic becomes a homemade family favorite with this easy recipe. You can use store-bought flour tortillas or make your own Mandarin pancakes.

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Stir-Fried Green Beans


Serrano chiles give these healthy green beans their slightly spicy flavor. They make a sensational side dish, especially with Asian-inspired entrees.

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Lemon Cake


A few changes to our basic vanilla cake recipe turn it into this sunny lemon version.

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Stir-Fried Honey-Ginger Chicken with Peppers


Whip up dinner in no time with this simple stir-fry, which can easily be adapted to include other vegetables such as celery, carrots, or mushrooms.

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Spice-Rubbed Pork Loin with Acorn Squash


Sweet, spicy, and savory, this spice-rubbed pork loin is ready in just over an hour.

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Kale with Tomato, Garlic, and Thyme


Enjoy this saute as a side, toss with pasta for a main course, or serve on crostini.

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15-Minute Lentil Soup


A homemade meal in 15 minutes? It's possible with this simple and delicious soup recipe.

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Pork-and-Chive Pot Stickers


Put away the takeout menu -- make this Chinese-American favorite at home, and you're sure to get rave reviews from your family.

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Broccoli with Oyster Sauce


For a little extra spice, add a bit of hot sauce to this delicious broccoli dish.

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Green Bean Casserole


Make this quintessential casserole better than ever by combining fresh green beans, homemade mushroom sauce, and savory fried shallots.

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Chicken-and-Ricotta Meatballs in Broth


This tasty recipe is a nutritious treat for lunch or dinner. White-meat turkey can be substituted for chicken, if desired.

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Breaded Pork Chops


These breaded pork chops are a classic family favorite. To maximize your time, cook them in advance and freeze for a quick meal later.

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Roasted Chicken and Vegetables


Try this classic roasted chicken recipe for a surefire crowd pleaser.

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Caramelized Green Beans with Pine Nuts


Give sauteed green beans a buttery crunch with pine nuts. They make an elegant, easy-to-prepare side dish

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Orecchiette with Bacon and Tomato Sauce


To give basic tomato sauce an extra kick, turn to bacon and red-pepper flakes. Just a little of each gives the sauce a lightly spicy, smoky flavor.

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Tangy Chicken with Orzo Pilaf


This recipe makes two nights' dinner at once. Orzo with carrots is a tasty change from the usual rice pilaf.

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Cheddar-Topped Shepherd's Pie


Sharp cheddar has been added to the mashed potatoes in this traditional pub recipe for extra flavor.

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Roasted Root-Vegetable Pizza

David Loftus

Freshly roasted root vegetables and two kinds of cheeses give this pizza a unique blend of healthy, savory flavors.

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Greek Stuffed Peppers


Make a slow-simmered -- and vegetarian-friendly -- meal of Greek peppers stuffed with cannellini beans and feta.

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Roasted Pumpkin with Shallots and Sage


Healthy pumpkin, a fall favorite, takes center stage in this hearty and satisfying treat.

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Maryland Crab Cakes


Serve these Maryland crab cakes as an appetizer, or halve the recipe to make four generous cakes big enough for an entree.

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Pineapple-Glazed Chicken


This pineapple-glazed chicken is a simple yet delicious recipe perfect for any night of the week.

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Chicken Salad with Lemon-Yogurt Dressing


Lemon-yogurt dressing gives this chicken salad its irresistible flavor. It's the perfect choice for a light but satisfying dinner.

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Potato and Onion Frittata


Try this easy-to-make potato and onion frittata for a delicious addition to any breakfast or brunch menu.

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Miniature Golden Fruitcakes


We used dried apples, pears, apricots, and golden raisins to make these tasty cakes, but you can also use dried cherries, cranberries, and regular raisins, or a mixture.

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Lemon-Parsley Pork Chops


Try this simple recipe for a fantastic change from breaded-and-fried pork chop dishes. Its fresh, piquant flavors will have guests raving.

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Salt and Pepper Turkey

roasted salt and pepper turkey
Roland Bello

Wow guests with this wonderfully easy salt and pepper turkey. It's ideal for a no-fuss Thanksgiving, but perfect any time the craving for turkey strikes.

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Soy-Glazed Salmon Steaks


This skin-on, bone-in cut of salmon is brushed with an Asian-style mixture of soy, honey, and ginger, emerging from the oven juicy and flavorful.

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Quick Lemon Mousse


Fluffy, tangy mousse in less than half an hour: What's not to love? You can also prepare this mousse in advance and let it set in the refrigerator.

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Quinoa Muffins


Make these muffins in bulk and keep them in the freezer until you're in need of a hearty, satisfying breakfast.

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Whole-Wheat Spaghetti with Turkey Meatballs


This healthy recipe for whole-wheat spaghetti with turkey meatballs is a delightful twist on the classic dish. It's an Everyday Food staple.

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Mini BBQ Meatball Sliders


Snackers won't miss the beef with these satisfying meatballs made with turkey and doused in barbecue sauce.

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Asian Steak Salad with Cucumber and Napa Cabbage


A generous amount of fresh lime juice and rice vinegar tenderizes the beef and adds zest to the salad without much oil.

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Garlic-Roasted Chicken Breasts


In this recipe, garlic infuses the chicken for a flavorful meal that will quickly become a family favorite.

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Pureed Butternut Squash Soup


Pureed vegetable soups, like this butternut squash soup, are comforting and creamy, yet surprisingly low in fat and calories.

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Crispy Breaded Pork Cutlets


This recipe is healthy, flavorful, and -- for the cooks -- wonderfully quick and easy.

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Spaghetti with Garlic and Chile


Try this simple spaghetti recipe for a delicious dinner in a pinch.

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Key Lime Tart


You'll describe this recipe as simple and quick; your guests will describe it as a perfect dessert!

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Braised Short Ribs


Treat your family to meltingly tender braised short ribs.

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Creamy Polenta with Thyme


Try creamy polenta for an easy-to-prepare side dish.

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