Tomato and Shallot Salad | Side Dish #recipe via @CookSmarts

Tomato & Shallot Salad

We know it’s coming, but it’s unbearable to think about. Summer is going to be over soon! Maybe we’re being a little dramatic here, but we can’t help but get a little teary-eyed at the thought of summer saying bye. Summer has been so good to us, giving us the best, most amazing produce we could ever imagine - perfectly plump and sweet figs, big bunches of fragrant basil, gorgeous okra in … [Read More...]

Skirt Steak Sandwich with Caramelized Onions | Weeknight Meal #recipe via @CookSmarts

Skirt Steak Sandwich with Caramelized Onions

If you’re a die-hard meat eater, chances are, you absolutely love a good steak. Even if you prefer lean, white meats, there’s just something satisfying about a juicy hunk of red meat, bursting with beefy flavor. However, we know that eating like … [Read More...]

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 5/25/15 via @cooksmarts

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 5/25/15

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for May 25, 2015 Monday: Thai Chicken Peanut Noodles with Red Peppers and Coleslaw Mix Tuesday: Indian Meatball Masala with Quinoa and Roasted Indian Okra Wednesday: Broccoli and Quinoa Patties + Side … [Read More...]

Kari: Hero in the Kitchen via @CookSmarts

Kari: Good Cooking Runs in the Family

Being in the kitchen always seemed to bring such joy to everyone. -Kari #KitchenHero Tweet this Cooking seems to be something that runs in the family of Kitchen Hero Kari. She first learned to cook from her mom, who encouraged her to experiment … [Read More...]

Orzo Arugula Salad | Side Dish #recipe via @CookSmarts

Arugula & Tomato Orzo Salad

What’s better than summer picnics? Delicious 5-ingredient dishes that you can bring to summer picnics, of course! We’re still waiting for the weather to warm up here in Northern California, but that doesn’t mean we have to hold out on light, … [Read More...]

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 5/18/15 via @cooksmarts

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 5/18/15

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for May 18, 2015 Monday: Sausage and Shrimp Gumbo with Peppers, Okra, and Tomatoes over Brown Rice Tuesday: Sweet & Spicy Chicken Strips with Broccoli, Edamame, and Cashew Salad Wednesday: Cajun Skillet … [Read More...]

Enjoy fruits within their seasonal peaks with the help of this handy guide by Cook Smarts

Fruits by Month Guide

Tweet this guideShare it to Facebook You may recall we recently shared our Vegetables by Month chart for you to use as a guide for buying veggies within their seasonal peaks. It is just as beneficial to buy and eat fruits when they are in season, … [Read More...]

Banana Pancakes with Honey Yogurt | Breakfast #recipe via @CookSmarts

Banana Pancakes with Honey Yogurt

It’s Mother’s Day today! You know what that means. . .It means breakfast and brunch time! And celebrating your mom and all moms, of course. Can't forget that! But since Mother's Day usually involves breakfast-in-bed or brunch, we decided to switch … [Read More...]

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 5/11/15 via @cooksmarts

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 5/11/15

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for May 11, 2015 Monday: Slow Cooker Beef Borscht with Beets, Carrots, and Potatoes Tuesday: Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Cabbage & Carrot Slaw Wednesday: Pulled Pork Pizza with Pineapple and … [Read More...]

Emily and Anthony: Heroes in the Kitchen via @CookSmarts

Anthony & Emily: Growing Confident in the Kitchen Together

Cooking together as a couple or family is more fun and rewarding. -Anthony & Emily #KitchenHeroes Tweet this We think that cooking as a couple makes for a great date night, and lucky for husband and wife Anthony and Emily, they get to enjoy … [Read More...]

Pesto Turkey Avocado Melt and Greek Tomato Soup | Weeknight Meal #recipe via @CookSmarts

Pesto Turkey Avocado Melt with Greek-Inspired Tomato Soup

Who says that dinner has to be Michelin-star-worthy and restaurant-quality every single night? Most of our members are busy folks who don’t have time to make homemade pasta or their own puff pastry for pot pie, and that’s okay. We don’t … [Read More...]