This dish is a tribute to a summertime picnic, where the food is no-fuss and still tastes wonderful.
We love chicken Parmesan just as much as the rest of the universe, it seems, but the breading stage can be time-consuming and occasionally more mess than we’d prefer.
Sumac is a bright and citrusy spice used often in Middle Eastern cooking. In this recipe, it’s used in a flavorful marinade for chicken breasts, which are scored so that there’s even more surface area for the marinade to hold on to.
This potato salad, with its lovely sweet-and sour pickle dressing and a little crunch from sugar snap peas, is a true crowd pleaser.
Broiling is one of our favorite quick cooking techniques to get delicious meals in the least amount of time. Direct high heat will give your meat and vegetables a golden caramelized surface, enhancing the flavor of each ingredient.
The trick is to work over medium-high flame (don’t be afraid of the heat!) so that the onions and chicken brown nicely in just a few minutes. Spreading the rice on a rimmed baking sheet allows it to cool enough so the grains won’t clump when you sauté.