• A tandoor is a clay oven used for cooking over an open flame in Indian cuisine. Though tandoori chicken is traditionally prepared in this manner, these days it’s cooked using a variety of methods—such as roasting, baking or grilling in whole pieces or on kabobs....

  • Perfect for breakfast or dinner, this skillet dish showcases simple ingredients and flavors that work so well together. Yield 6 servings Zest Factor Medium Prep Time 10 minutes Cook Time 25 minutes 4–5 Potatoes 1 stick butter, divided 2 garlic cloves, minced and divided 1...

  • We’re using pork shoulder here, upping the spice level from the original recipe and creating a sticky glaze from the marinade. As the pork cooks, keep basting it to make sure it stays succulent and juicy! Yield 6 servings Zest Factor Hot Prep Time 3...

  • It just doesn't get much better than pushing the envelope of heat on the ‘cue.

  • We’re keeping this quick and easy by using a seasoning packet of sloppy joe mix. Wanna know what do to do with leftovers? Try the Braided Sloppy Joe Pasta Loaf. YIELD 4 servings ZEST FACTOR mild PREP TIME 10 minutes COOK TIME 4 hours 8 ounces...

  • 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...

  • Crushed ramen noodles add an extra crunch to these tenders—similar to the ever-popular pretzel-crusted chicken. And because the ramen comes with a seasoning packet, you can add less of the other spices you’d normally add to the flour. YIELD 4 servings   ZEST FACTOR Hot...

  • This super-decadent, super-cheesy mac and cheese is spiced up with Trinidad Scorpion chiles. They will sting you good, but man, it’ll be worth it. YIELD 4 servings ZEST FACTOR hot PREP TIME 10 minutes COOK TIME 25 minutes 1 tablespoon Olive oil 1 Shallot, minced...

  • The Cajun Trinity replaces the French mirepoix in this twist on a classic. The addition of blackened seasoning adds the right amount of kick to this delicious soup. YIELD 4–6 servings ZEST FACTOR Mild PREP TIME 15 minutes COOK TIME 25 minutes 2 tablespoons olive...