These 6 recipes give you a reason to fry

Fried foods for a golden evening.
(Stacy Zarin Goldberg for The Washington Post/food styling by Lisa Cherkasky for The Washington Post)
(Stacy Zarin Goldberg for The Washington Post/food styling by Lisa Cherkasky for The Washington Post)

Is keto really better for weight loss? A new study takes a closer look at the diet.

Studies have found that keto diets can suppress the appetite to help you burn more calories — but the long-term results don't seem much different than other diets.

Hearty winter vegetables are at the root of this red wine chicken stew

A flavorful chicken stew with red wine and root vegetables nourishes the soup and warms the belly.

Potatoes aren’t the only vegetables you should be mashing

A how-to guide for mashing different types of vegetables beyond just the humble potato.
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  • Jan 13

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  • Jan 6

A crispy feta and panko topping gives this lentil gratin its zing

This leftover-friendly gratin gets its protein from lentils and richness from tangy feta cheese and crème fraîche.

Hate the word ‘moist’? Get over it — the alternatives are worse.

"Moist" might be one of the most hated words. But no one wants a "damp" cake.

5 chicken stir-fry recipes for a quick and easy weeknight dinner

Simple chicken stir-fries make dinner easy-peasy.

Cooking for one: 6 tips to keep things practical, flexible and fun

Smart shopping, flexibility and a willingness to give yourself a break are key to making solo cooking feasible — and fun — in an ongoing pandemic.

This one-pot pumpkin, black beans and rice recipe makes cleanup a breeze

This baked rice with pumpkin and black beans will fill you up — and won't mess up your kitchen.

7 crispy recipes that celebrate panko, the best breadcrumbs around

Whether sprinkled on top of a casserole, coating chicken cutlets or folded into a crabcake, Japanese panko does it all.

Wine sales will keep rising after the pandemic, a new report predicts — but maybe not for long

Wine sales are expected to be strong this year, particularly online.

This chianti will put you under the Tuscan sun and ground you with earthy flavors, too

Plus, three reds from Portugal, France and Uruguay and a sauvignon blanc from Chile.

Aromatic roasted chicken with homemade adobo is an updated take on a classic meal

Fragrant roasted chicken is brined in homemade adobo and finished with a bright citrusy sauce.
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We lost Johnny’s Half Shell to the pandemic. After 20 years, it deserves a farewell toast.

Remembering Johnny’s Half Shell for Ann Cashion’s food, John Fulchino’s service — and a singular experience.

The secret ingredient in these 5 recipes? Ketchup!

Ketchup can do more than you think.

A crunchy, flavorful salad makes great use of cauliflower or any leftover roasted vegetables

Leftover roasted cauliflowers adds heft and textural counterpoint to crunchy bell peppers and peppery arugula with a zesty dressing for a filling and healthful meal.

TikTok’s tortilla trend is basically a quesadilla — with extra fun folded in

The tortilla hack going viral on social media spurs creativity in the kitchen and can help reduce food waste.

When you’re tired of cooking, these 10 easy recipes help you get food on the table ASAP

Our easiest recipes for soup, dressing, egg, pancakes and more to get a meal on the table in moments.
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