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Meal Plan Menu | Week of 11/11/19

Ready for a spectacular autumn menu that will bring out your favorite fall flavors? This week features pears, apples, ginger, sage, and roasted butternut squash – delicious ingredients that celebrate fall! By Brittany Yamamoto-Taylor November 8, 2019 There’s nothing quite…

How To Cook Rice in the Instant Pot

Partner This Easy Fall Dessert Comes Together in Less Than 30 Minutes Tiramisu, the classic Italian dessert, is one of those elegant cakes that has it all. With its soft, pillowy cream layered with coffee and liquor-soaked ladyfingers, all showered…

Day 7: How to Be a Cook Who Makes Flawless Beans and Grains Without a Recipe

Partner This Easy Fall Dessert Comes Together in Less Than 30 Minutes Tiramisu, the classic Italian dessert, is one of those elegant cakes that has it all. With its soft, pillowy cream layered with coffee and liquor-soaked ladyfingers, all showered…

For a Light, Fragrant Rice, Try Cooking with Coconut Water

Partner What Kind of Trick-or-Treater Are You: Candy on the Doorstep, or Candy from the Door? (Image Credit: Ghazalle Badiozamani)It’s almost time for Halloween, and if there’s any holiday we can get behind, it’s one that’s dedicated to candy. Since it’s…

Meal Plan Menu | Week of 10/7/19

Add variety to dinner this week with easy, healthy recipes like Ham and Bean Soup, Thai Drunken Noodles, and homestyle Korean Barbecue! By Chelsea Paxton October 4, 2019 At Cook Smarts we value having a rock solid dinnertime routine. After…

27 Smart Ways to Give New Life to Leftover Rice

Leftover rice is a burden. A small one, I’ll grant you, but one that weighs on me nonetheless. As someone who regularly measures out rice in whatever vessel is closest to my arm (juice glass, coffee cup, ramekin, etc.), and…

A One-Ingredient Trick for Even Better Chicken Fried Rice

In a recent New York Times newsletter, Julia Moskin called chicken and rice “one of the world’s great recipe genres,” and I couldn’t agree more. When these humble ingredients team up, they turn into some of the best dishes on…

Pot-in-Pot: Make Teriyaki Chicken and Cook Rice in One Instant Pot

Teriyaki chicken always makes me nostalgic for my time growing up in the Seattle suburbs. We could grab a quick, satisfying, and very delicious meal of chicken teriyaki, steamed vegetables, and rice for just a few bucks. I don’t make…

Meal Plan Menu | Week of 7/29/19

This week of meals uses marinades, braising liquids, and sauces to build tons of flavor! Have you been craving a relaxing beach getaway lately? If so, let your taste buds start getting excited for a bit of island hopping this…

Meal Plan Menu | Week of 7/22/19

This week’s meal plan menu gives you plenty of opportunities to discover fresh summer flavors and stay on track with your health and financial goals. With these long summer days spent traveling, taking the kiddos to camps and activities, or…