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    Super-rich and smoky, this pasta topper is a winner, one you’ll be asked to make again and again. Yield 4 servings Zest Factor Hot Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time  10 minutes 2 teaspoons Olive oil 1 (4-ounce) Package cubed pancetta 4     Garlic...

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    This dish is on the mild side, but feel free to amp it up by sprinkling in ghost pepper powder or adding your favorite hot sauce to the cheese sauce. But before you go all spice-crazy, try this without added heat; the truffle butter and...

  • You can find the CP staff at one of our go-to lunch spots, oh, about once a week. We all have a weakness for the spicy place, but our web designer, Rima Jean, has taken it to a new level and learned to make their...

  • Traditionally, sesame chicken is battered, fried, cooked in a sugary sauce, and then served over a pile of white rice. While it might taste delicious, it’s a nutritional nightmare. The good news is that you can get those flavors at home with less work and...

  • This soup calls for  lentil pasta, which looks and eats like regular pasta but has that lentil flavor to add heartiness and depth. Plus, it’s packed with protein for some serious staying power. Yield 6–8 servings Zest Factor Mild Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time...

  • We’re using regular ole elbow macaroni, but our cheese sauce actually contains a hidden healthy ingredient: butternut squash. And as a bonus, because we love you, we’re adding decadent lobster. YIELD 6–8 servings ZEST FACTOR medium PREP TIME 15 minutes COOK TIME 25 minutes 1...

  • A spiced-to-the-max salsa verde teams up with roasted cherry tomatoes and corn to give this pasta dish a cool, smoky depth that finishes with bright and zesty notes. This will leave you wondering why you haven’t tried this before! YIELD 6–8 servings ZEST FACTOR Hot...

  • We asked our staff to describe their all time favorite pasta dish, and then we mined those dishes for ingredients to build this recipe. The bright pesto and sweet peas are perfect in the creamy wine sauce; crispy fried meatballs add the perfect savory touch....

  • The trick to these is to parcook the potatoes and corn for a little first, and then add the shrimp so they don’t overcook. A good dose of Cajun seasoning and some crab boil liquid kicks things up quite a bit! YIELD 4 servings ZEST...

  • If you’ve been on the internet at all in recent years, you’ve probably seen a recipe for Mississippi Pot Roast. It all started when a couple of Mississippi natives put the recipe in their church cookbook, and it eventually took off, mostly because it’s so...