Quick Braised Lentils with Blistered Tomatoes and Kale

The last of summer tomatoes enliven this dish and, when blistered, add sweetness and brightness. Fall kale is plentiful this time of year, and pairs well with earthy lentils and crumbled goat cheese. To save time with this recipe, buy pre-cooked lentils, which can be found at many upscale markets....

Lentil Salad with Roasted Carrots and Labneh

The earthy taste of lentils goes perfectly with the earthiness of root vegetables. Carrots, roasted to a caramel sweetness, seem to be a particularly felicitous match....

Spelt Berry Salad with Honey-Thyme Apples and Pecans

A colorful, flavor-packed salad boasting all the best this season has to offer, this is a great fall picnic or potluck candidate. If you can remember, soak the spelt berries overnight to speed up cook time; if you forget, you’ll simply want to let them cook an additional 15–20 minutes, until tender....

Tân Tân Spicy Fried Rice

The Tân Tân Mom's Hot Chili Sauce is undeniably special. It layers the bracing heat of habaneros with spices that hint at sweetness, such as star anise and coriander and delicious notes of lemon grass....

Poached Egg Salad

This dish is a favorite at Q. Though it takes a little time to prepare its components from scratch, the recipes are straightforward and involve items commonly found in a home kitchen....