EatingWell: Chocolate bark worth the bite

With just a few simple steps, you can transform plain chocolate into a divine treat with this chocolate bark recipe. We stir chopped peppermint candies and chocolate-covered espresso beans into this chocolate bark, which is perfect for a gift. Peppermint Mocha Chocolate Bark Makes 36 servings Serving...

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  • EatingWell: Winner, winner chicken dinner

    A store-bought rice blend and quick-cooking chicken breast help get this healthy chicken recipe on the dinner table fast. Check the label to avoid excessive sodium or other undesirable ingredients. Other herbs, such as rosemary and sage, are also delicious in this recipe. Roast Chicken with Parmesan-Herb...

      • One for the Table: Quick clam chowder perfect for weeknight dinner Although New England clam chowder (the white creamy version) is probably more popular, Manhattan clam chowder is equally delicious. More like an Italian soup, this tomato-based clam chowder makes a great winter dish. Traditional recipes often require cooking fresh clams and using...

          • EatingWell: A pop of color for your table

            EatingWell: A pop of color for your table

            In this easy vegetable side recipe, green beans are tossed with crispy bits of pancetta, shallot and whole-grain mustard after cooking. If you can't find pancetta, bacon is a perfect alternative. Green Beans and Pancetta with Whole-Grain Mustard Dressing Serves 6 Serving size: About 3/4 cup Active...

              • One for the Table: Give thanks for leftovers

                One for the Table: Give thanks for leftovers

       Need to use up all those Thanksgiving leftovers? This turkey, cranberry and Gruyere sandwich with sage mustard is all about opposites attracting. You have toasty, fragrant rye bread and moist, savory turkey; tart cranberry sauce and mild Gruyere cheese; earthy sage and tangy...


                  Kitchen Gadgets & Tools

                  • Pictures: Testing the perfect meat thermometer

                    The perfect meat thermometer

                    This grilling season, instead of relying on poking, stabbing and old-fashioned guessing to tell us when our meat is done, it is time to step up and find the perfect meat thermometer. We tried several types and found a wide range of accuracy and features. Word to the wise: When checking doneness,...

                      • Pictures: Get the scoop

                        Get the scoop

                        Who knew that there are almost as many ways to scoop ice cream as there are flavors at the grocery store? We did the research to find the most efficient tools to serve the ice creams, sorbets and gelatos you're dipping into this summer. From old-fashioned scoopers to newfangled spades, we checked...

                          • Gifts for the heart of the kitchen

                            Sweet, helpful kitchen gifts

                            A way to show thanks: For the mom who often gathers her family in the kitchen, to join in when she stirs up some sweet treat or preps the family dinner, consider these delicious, witty and helpful ideas to accompany a handful of tulips or a potted orchid. And a card, of course, perhaps a handmade...

                              • Pictures: The new crop of grilling gadgets

                                New spring grilling gadgets

                                We tested some fun gadgets to find out which will make your outdoor cooking more efficient and flavorful. We also found a few that might be best to avoid when restocking your culinary tool belt. Check out our choices before investing in a brightly colored silicone set or shiny new grill pan.

                                  Main Dishes

                                  • Chef Michael Cimarusti brings the heat to baked shellfish

                                    Skip the raw bar: Baking shellfish

                                    Master Class: As good as raw oysters and clams are, cooked, they take on flavors worth savoring. Here are some tips for preparing and baking oysters and clams.

                                      • Recipe: Mushroom and ham lasagna

                                        Mushroom and ham lasagna

                                        2 hours, plus soaking time for the mushrooms and cooling time for the lasagna. Serves 12 FRESH PASTA 1 2/3 cups unbleached flour, plus extra for rolling the dough 3 eggs 1. Place the flour in the bowl of a mixer or food processor. Add the eggs and mix until a dough starts to come together. The...

                                          • Faster, cheaper, delicious cioppino

                                            Cioppino that's faster

                                            Cioppino recipe cuts corners but not flavor

                                              • How to stuff a burger

                                                Stuffed burgers

                                                Ban blase burgers and up your grilling game


                                                • Revisit the chopped salad with new twists

                                                  Chopped salads

                                                  Cube by cube, chopped salads deliver array of tastes, textures and colors

                                                    • Making it better than takeout

                                                      Shrimp with green chili

                                                      Reconstructing a favorite shrimp stir-fry recipe at home

                                                        • Sauté lettuce for unusual side dish

                                                          Sauté lettuce for unusual side dish

                                                          Cooking lettuce is uncommon in the United States, but my Chinese and Japanese friends feel any type of green is right for the wok. The secret to stir-frying lettuce is to make sure your wok or skillet is very hot and to cook the lettuce only seconds so that it remains crisp and colorful. The rich...

                                                            • Recipe: Eggs stuffed with caviar

                                                              Recipe: Eggs stuffed with caviar

                                                              Simple yet elegant party appetizer will turn heads