Tuscan Faro Soup NYT Cooking: Simple yet amazing. This healthy soup, a kind of minestrone with farro, is ubiquitous in Lucca, a city in Tuscany. The farro is traditional, but you could use spelt or barley with good results.
If you haven’t yet figured out a go-to recipe for brussels sprouts, this simple dish is the answer. It results in sweet caramelized brussels sprouts that will make a believer out of anyone. (Photo: Andrew Scrivani for The New York Times)
Bean Burgers Make semi-veganism work for you. Once a week, let bean burgers stand in for hamburgers, leave the meat out of your pasta sauce, make a risotto the likes of which you’ve probably never had — and you may just find yourself eating “better.
Miso salad dressing (NYT Cooking: This classic Japanese dressing elevates a simple green salad into something restaurant-worthy. We also like it spooned on top of a pile of sautéed spinach or drizzled over a piece of grilled fish.