This fast version of spaghetti and meatballs with red gravy is ready in less than 30 minutes, but you’ll be chopping, stirring and monitoring heat — actively working — from start to finish. (Photo: Melina Hammer for The New York Times)
Mark Bittman's Grilled Skirt Steak with Chimichurri Sauce Recipe on Food & Wine. New York Times columnist Mark Bittman uses this tangy, salsa-esque Argentinean sauce as a complement to rich skirt steak.
Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Garlic If you haven’t yet figured out a go-to recipe for Brussels spouts, this simple dish is the answer It results in sweet caramelized Brussels sprouts that will make a believer out of anyone.
NYT Cooking: Summer pasta A summer pasta should be simple and fresh, ideally made with vegetables straight from the garden or market. Look for the best artisanal ricotta; top-quality ingredients make all the difference here.