NYT Cooking: Rare grilled lamb chops or a roasted leg of lamb can be delightful and are easy to cook if you’re in a hurry. However, with a little planning, you’ll find it’s the shank of the lamb that deserves the most praise. Careful, slow simmering will coax lamb shanks to a flavorful succulence unlike the other cuts. Lamb shanks are versatile, too, easily adaptable to recipes�..
This is a classic French way to cook lentils, and it’s very easy Aromatics are sautéed and then simmered with French lentils, also known as Le Puy lentils, for 20 to 25 minutes It is an easy side dish (shown here with cod baked with prosciutto), redolent of a Provencal feast.
A little honey and a little heat transform a typical block of feta into something soft, luscious and spectacular. (Photo: Mikkel Vang for The New York Times. Food Stylist: Susan Spungen. Prop Stylist: Sabine Tucker.)
This recipe for spicy peanut noodles is adapted from Ken Hom, the chef and cookbook author best known for his BBC television show "Ken Hom's Chinese Cookery." It is incredibly easy to put together on a weeknight, yet loaded with complex flavors and textures.