Roasted Rack of Lamb with Sundried Tomato Pesto

Roasted Rack of Lamb with Sundried Tomato Pesto | Weeknight Meal #recipe via @CookSmarts

Since today is Easter Sunday, we decided that this week’s recipe should add to the celebration. And it’s okay if you don’t celebrate Easter, because this recipe will cover just about anything you’re celebrating. Spring break, perhaps? After all, nothing calls for more celebration than getting a week off of school, right? (We’ve been there, so we know.) Or maybe you’re celebrating the overall … [Read more...]

Chicken with Pan Sauce

Chicken with Pan Sauce Recipe by Cook Smarts @cooksmarts

We featured this pan-seared chicken with pan sauce on our August 26th meal plan menu. It was such a hit that we had to bring it back for our recent Favorites Week. A few of my favorite reviews below: "I was skeptical when I saw this dish. But it was SO freaking good! I love that sauce!" - Rosemary "Amazing!! Definitely one of my favorite things I have cooked." - Jessica "Yum! I ate and … [Read more...]

How to Sear Tofu

How to pan-sear tofu | Cooking Basics | Cook Smarts by Jess Dang

  Tofu used to be one of those ingredients that Asians or hippie vegetarians ate. Nowadays though it's becoming more and more common. I was on vacation in rural Maine a few weeks ago and noticed 2 varieties of tofu being sold at a small grocer. To me, this was a sign that tofu has become sort of American mainstream, but many folks still hesitate to buy tofu. I'll tell you it's just as easy … [Read more...]