You asked for it: simple recipes with few ingredients, lots of flavor


Orange-Pickled Fennel Salad (Deb Lindsey/FOR THE WASHINGTON POST)
May 15, 2012

With spring comes an urge to simplify, to clean out, to pare down. In that spirit, we pored through our cache of new cookbooks in a search for simplicity. The result: eight recipes with no more than five key ingredients. (We didn’t count salt, pepper or water.)

Recipes:

Baked Fruit Brioche

Carrot-Raspberry Salad

Cashew and Cardamom Fudge

Garam Masala Roast Chicken

Gratin of Roasted Peppers, Basil and Feta

Grilled Provolone With Blood Orange Reduction

Orange-Pickled Fennel Salad

Sausage Cooked in Red Wine

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