Cook on a Whim: Ratatouille With Poached Eggs

August 13, 2020

Serve with some good crusty bread, lots of fresh herbs, a sprinkle of creamy, sharp cheese just to gild the lily a bit. And, of course, we can’t forget the wine.

Cook on a Whim: Classic No-Bake Cookies

August 6, 2020

Updated by using real chopped chocolate (not cocoa powder), these are so, so good — more like a candy than a cookie.

Cook on a Whim: Brown Butter Peach Crisp

July 30, 2020

This version has warm, bubbling peaches, a higher than usual crumble-to-fruit ratio and a lot less sugar than most crisp/crumble recipes.

Cook on a Whim: Grilled Greek Flatbreads

July 23, 2020

Flatbreads are quick and endlessly versatile — the perfect salty, savory nibble to pair with a cool cocktail or glass of rosé.

Cook on a Whim: Blistered Shishito Peppers With Spicy Sesame Aioli

July 16, 2020

About one in every 10 shishito peppers is fiery, so you never know what you’re going to get. It makes for a fun snacking experience with friends and family.

Cook on a Whim: Sweet and Salty Pretzel S’mores

July 9, 2020

Not really a recipe, this is a suggestion on how to elevate your s’mores experience. Sometimes you can find flat mallows, which are perfect for this, but regular marshmallows will do just fine.

Cook on a Whim: Fourth of July Recipe Round Up

July 2, 2020

Here are a half-dozen perfectly patriotic summertime treats to help you and your family members and friends celebrate all weekend long.

Cook on a Whim: Guava Margaritas

June 25, 2020

These margaritas are fruity and super tart, made with good tequila, lots of fresh lime juice and guava nectar, with a splash of coconut milk to make things creamy and round out the flavors.

Cook on a Whim: Coconut Kiwi Parfaits

June 17, 2020

This is a cool, totally no-bake/no-cook dessert — or, heck, even a breakfast treat you can whip up in minutes. Use any fruit you have lying around.

Cook on a Whim: Spicy Thai Duck Salad

June 11, 2020

This salad hits all the right notes. The buttery, savory duck is perfectly complemented by all of the sharp, sour, spicy, sweet flavors of the dressing and veggies.