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Pickled Vegetables and Feta Salad with Herb Dressing
Here’s the perfect do-ahead salad, full of vibrant color and flavor. You can adjust the piquancy of the pickled vegetables to your liking; the longer they’re immersed in the sweet-tart vinegar mixture, the softer and more seasoned they’ll be.
Raspberry Mascarpone Jelly Roll
When you want a little elegance to end the meal, try this classic golden jellyroll cake filled with a lovely pink spiral of fruit-sweetened mascarpone.
All the components for this multilayered dessert can be prepared ahead of time; assemble the dessert about an hour before serving.
Tamale Pot Pie
Spicy cheese enhances both the crust and topping of this chicken-and-corn pie.
Smoked Turkey Carnitas
Pre-smoked turkey legs from the supermarket provide a great shortcut for this dish. Piquant salsa verde and salty cotija cheese added to the meat make this speedy meal a tasty summer staple.
Kale, Asiago, and Bacon Agnolotti with Mushroom Topping
A few drops of truffle oil added to the pasta dough makes a sublime difference in these mushroom-topped stuffed morsels, shaped like little turnovers.
Grilled, Cheese-Stuffed Chicken
Feta and mozzarella, blended with dried tomato and oregano, are stuffed into chicken breasts just before grilling. Yum.
Double Cheese Spinach Omelet
Combining the vegetable-rich flavors of a frittata with omelet technique, this savory classic has a mozzarella-pepper filling wrapped in feta and spinach.
Chicken-Feta Phyllo Pie
Rich dark-meat chicken, savory veggies, and flaky phyllo dough make this a perfect pie for warm nights on the patio.
Chicken Roulades with Goat Cheese, Dates, and Prosciutto
Served with a side salad, the roulades are just right for a light spring dinner.