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A Thai-style red curry that highlights lentils and tofu

Thai curries embrace a delicate balance of flavours, textures, temperatures, and colours to produce lively, satisfying meals. Though fresh tasting (thanks to potent herbs and aromatics), restaurant renditions can be high in saturated fat due to hefty amounts of coconut milk, especially when made with red meat.

Make some plain biscuits and then feel free to dress them up

These plain biscuits can be dressed up with any flavourful, relatively dry ingredient, such as herbs, scallions, cheese, dried fruit, or spices. For variations on the recipe, see below. Follow this recipe with your kids.


Servings: 10-12

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes, plus cooling time

Try this dimpled, chewy, herb-topped deep-dish focaccia

Centuries ago, focaccia began as a by-product: When bakers needed to gauge the heat of the wood-fired oven—focaccia stems from focolare and means “fireplace”—they would tear off a swatch of dough, flatten it, drizzle it with olive oil, and pop it into the hearth to bake as an edible oven thermometer.