Cook on a Whim: Ratatouille With Poached Eggs

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

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

Reenergized: Rose Park Farmer’s Market

The market boasts new vendors, enthusiastic young volunteers — including teenagers who are maintaining the market’s Instagram and Facebook accounts — and a community-friendly configuration.

Cook on a Whim: Brown Butter Peach Crisp

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

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

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

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

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

Deli’s Plans Perk Up Students, Residents

The bright pink corner store at 35th and O Streets NW — a local Instagram icon — will soon be transformed into Call Your Mother: A Jew-ish Deli.

Cook on a Whim: Coconut Kiwi Parfaits

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.