Ginger-Scallion Chicken Salad with Cucumbers from SECRETS OF GREAT SECOND MEALS

Why do leftovers get such a bad rap? When it comes to leftovers, James Beard Award-winner Sara Dickerman believes that there is nothing better than figuring out the right way to reframe a good meal into another, potentially great meal. Second meals aren’t just reheating last night’s dinner. For Sara, there’s excitement in introducing new … Continue reading

Spicy Tofu Soup with Bok Choy from SECRETS OF GREAT SECOND MEALS

Finding meals for the cold winter months that warm you up but don’t weigh you down can sometimes feel like searching for the holy grail. But in this recipe from Secrets of Great Second Meals, James Beard Award-winner Sara Dickerman, turns leftover ingredients you may already have in your fridge into a soup that is … Continue reading


Turning leftover rice from a savory curry into a sweet, after-dinner treat is nothing short of kitchen magic. Kitchen magic is just what James Beard Award-winner Sara Dickerman teaches us in her new book Secrets of Great Second Meals. Learn to cook smarter, save time and money, AND enjoy great meals crafted from leftovers in this … Continue reading

Roasted Tomato with Basil Oil and Burrata from Linda Miller Nicholson

Timeless and delicious are the best words to describe this recipe from the author of Pasta, Pretty Please, Linda Miller Nicholson—a.k.a. Salty Seattle on Instagram. Inspired by the delectably memorable caprese salad she had in Italy, Linda has translated her love for that dish into a delectable sauce recipe that pasta lovers at any cooking … Continue reading

Everything You Need to Host Thanksgiving

The time is here! Thanksgiving is just around the corner and for some, stress levels are at an all-time high. First-time Thanksgiving cooks are starting to panic at the thought of creating a meal for the entire family to enjoy while also wanting to create new traditions along the way. Someone might get passed down … Continue reading