Happy Cooking

Make Every Meal Count... Without Stressing Out.


American Breakfast Rice Bowl, 16
Bourbon Brussels Sprout Skewers, 216
Deconstructed Clams “Casino,” 187
Hot Italian Sausage–Stuffed Dates with Lemon-Basil Crema, 58
Italian White Bean, Pancetta, and Tortellini Soup, 100
Peas, Pancetta, and Prosecco, 216

Baking soda beauty remedy, 132

Caramel Sauce, Pine Nut Ice Cream with, 286
Dr. Breus’s Tart Cherry Smoothie, 163
Tea, 163

about, 222
Oat, and Coconut Porridge,
Pressure Cooker, 15

Fusilli Salad with Sun-Dried Tomato Vinaigrette, 95
Grilled Caprese Salad, 76
Grilled Panzanella Salad, 83 Herb Salad with Yogurt Dressing, 72
Lamb Chops with Tomato and Feta Salad, 194
-Mint Aioli, 112
Roman Caprese Salad, 77 Simple Syrup, 47
Stuffed Chicken Parmesan, 174–75
-Watermelon Gazpacho, Chilled, 99
Whipped Ricotta with Greens, 75

Bean(s). See also Green Beans; Lentil(s)
Aunt Raffy’s Quinoa and Ceci Soup, 98
Black, and Pork Stew, Slow- Cooker, 106
Breakfast Tofu Scramble, 19 Broccoli Rabe Tacos, 196 canned cannellini, about, 138 Dip, The Only You’ll Ever Need,
Espresso–Peanut Butter “Better”
Brownies, 281
Fiesta Quinoa Salad, 223 “House” Soup, 103
Hummus Salad, 88 Pan-Seared Salmon with Year- Round Succotash, 181
Pasta e Fagioli with Mussels,116
Shaker Salad, 86
White, Pancetta, and TortelliniSoup, Italian, 100
White, Tuna, and Bitter Greens Salad, 153

Bone Broth, 148–49
Frank’s Bolognese, 233
Hazelnut with Noodles, 198
and Kabocha Squash Stew, Slow-Cooker, 105
Ricotta and Cinnamon Meatballs, 56
Short-Rib Lasagna, 130 Skirt Steak with Pistachio
Gremolata, 199
Sunday Pot Roast, 231 Tenderloin, Rosemary Garlic–
Rubbed, with Red Wine–
Rosemary Butter, 254–55

Beet, Olive, and Kale Salad, 90–91

Belgian endive
Raffy’s Holiday Salad, 90 Tuna, White Bean, and Bitter
Greens Salad, 153

Berry(ies). See also Strawberry(ies)
Cranberry-Pomegranate Chutney, 296
Superfood Fudge Torte, 160

Bittman, Mark, 127

Blini, 261

Superfood Fudge Torte, 160

Bok Choy, Spicy Sesame, 220

Bolognese, Frank’s, 233

Bone Broth, 148–49

Bacon Brussels Sprout Skewers, 216
Pine Nut Ice Cream with Banana Caramel Sauce, 286

Bread. See also Toasts
crumbs, preparing, 215 Focaccia with Tangerine and
Fennel, 66
Grilled Panzanella Salad, 83
Bread pudding. See Strata Breakfast Crepes, Savory, 28 Breakfast Strata, 26

Caesar-Roasted, 220
Pasta Primavera with Summer Vegetables, 115
and Sweet Chile Glaze, Tofu with, 193

Broccoli Rabe Tacos, 196 Broth, Bone, 148–49

Espresso–Peanut Butter, 280 Espresso–Peanut Butter “Better,” 281

Brussels Sprout(s)
and Mushrooms, Brown and Wild Rice Dressing with, 251
Pomegranate Salad, 89
Skewers, Bacon Bourbon, 216

Buckwheat, about, 222

Bulk-bin foods, buying, 192 Burgers, Pan-Seared Salmon, with Fennel Slaw, 178

European-style, about, 279
Red Wine–Rosemary, 254–55

Buttercrunch, Old-Fashioned, 297