Aamras Ki Kadhi

Aditya Bal and his eager group of students get set to tackle Rajputana with a delicious Aamras ki Kadhi. A quick, easy and tangy curry. Ingredients For the Kadhi: 1 cup mango puree 1 cup kairi puree (raw mango) 1 cup thin buttermilk 1/4 cup besan mixed with some butteremilk, paste like 1/4 tsp turmeric…

Cranberry Jell-O Shots

The sugar-coated cranberries are optional, but highly encouraged—they make for a great sweet-tart chaser after you’ve downed the shot. TOTAL TIME: 1:00 PREP: 0:20 LEVEL: EASY YIELD: 20 INGREDIENTS FOR THE CRANBERRIES 1/2 c. water 1 1/2 c. sugar, divided 1 package fresh cranberries FOR THE JELL-O SHOTS 3 c. Water, Divided 2 packets cranberry-flavored…

Grinch Jell-o Shots

You can find sanding sugar in the baking section of many grocery and craft supplies stores, but if you can’t make the trip, you can always use regular granulated sugar. TOTAL TIME: 1:50 PREP: 0:30 LEVEL: EASY YIELD: 15 INGREDIENTS FOR THE LIME-SUGAR RIM 2 tbsp. lime juice 1/4 c. Red and green sanding sugar…

Champagne Jello Shots

Like a regular Jello shot, but way classier. TOTAL TIME: 1:00 PREP: 0:10 LEVEL: EASY YIELD: 12 INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 c. champagne (divided) 1 tbsp. lemon juice 1 tbsp. sugar 3 envelopes gelatin 1/4 c. vodka rainbow sprinkles DIRECTIONS Combine 1 1/4 cups champagne, lemon juice and sugar in a saucepan. Sprinkle gelatin on top….

Strawberry Champagne Jell-O Shots

No ‘pagne no gain. TOTAL TIME: 4:45 PREP: 0:15 LEVEL: EASY YIELD: 24 INGREDIENTS 2 c. cold water 1 c. sugar 3 packages unflavored gelatin 1 1/2 c. prosecco, champagne, or cava (chilled) 1 1/2 c. sprite 2 c. sliced strawberries Cooking spray, for pan DIRECTIONS In a small saucepan, combine water and sugar. Sprinkle…

Candy Cane-Kahlua Hot Chocolate

Take that, peppermint mocha. LEVEL: EASY SERVES: 1 INGREDIENTS 1/2 c. whole milk 1/2 c. heavy cream 1 candy cane 3 tbsp. sipping chocolate 1/4 tsp. pure vanilla extract 1 1/2 oz. Kahlua whipped cream candy canes DIRECTIONS In a saucepan over low heat, warm whole milk and heavy cream. Add 1 candy cane and…

Grilled White House Pizza

“Sweet potatoes add welcome texture to pizza—and they’re delicious with tomato sauce!” — Cristeta Comerford and Sam Kass, executive chef and assistant chef of the White House TOTAL TIME: 1:15 PREP: 0:30 LEVEL: Easy SERVES: 8 Ingredients White Hamon sweet potatoes 2 Small Eggplants 2 tsp. red peppers ½ c. olive oil Salt and freshly…

Asparagus, Peas, and Tomatoes with Herb Butter

These garden-fresh vegetables are full of flavor. Sauteed lightly in olive oil and garlic then served with homemade herb butter, they’re the perfect addition to any meal. TOTAL TIME: 0:25 PREP: 0:15 LEVEL: Easy YIELD: 8 Ingredients 4 tbsp. unsalted butter 1 tbsp. chopped fresh chives 1 tbsp. chopped fresh parsley 1 tsp. Freshly ground…

Spicy Sweet Potato and Green Rice Burrito Bowls

Healthy burrito bowls made with roasted sweet potato, green rice and black beans! This delicious, vegan dinner reheats well for lunch. Recipe yields 4 servings. INGREDIENTS Green rice 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1½ cups long grain brown rice 3 cups vegetable broth 1½ cup baby spinach, lightly packed ½ cup cilantro (mostly leaves, stems…

Spinach-Artichoke Deep-Dish Pizza

Bake homemade pizza in a cast-iron skillet for irresistibly crispy crust. TOTAL TIME: 0:40 PREP: 0:15 LEVEL: Easy YIELD: 4 servings Ingredients 1 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 (5-oz.) container baby spinach, coarsely chopped 3 garlic cloves, chopped 1/2 c. ricotta 1 1/2 oz. Parmesan, grated (about 1/3 c.) 1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice 1/4…