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Joy Howard

Joy Howard is a cookbook author, food stylist, and recipe developer. She writes a regular column about cooking with kids for the print edition of EatingWell, is the author of Disney Eats, and is a frequent contributor to America’s Test Kitchen and Parents, among other brands and publishers.

Gribiche is a classic French sauce made with pantry items including capers, cornichons and Dijon mustard, plus fresh parsley and hard-boiled eggs. It’s often served with cold meats or vegetables, but here we pair it with roasted fish and asparagus for a bright and acidic burst of flavor.
Chipotle Tofu Tacos
Rating: Unrated
Here, we tear the tofu instead of cutting it. That might sound odd, but it’s the best way to get crisp, crumbly edges reminiscent of fish tacos. Coating with a flavorful cornstarch mixture helps maximize the crunch.
Chipotle chile powder is made from smoked jalapeño peppers that are dried and ground, giving this stew a hint of smoky flavor.
Making your own roasted red peppers is so simple, plus it cuts down on the sodium compared to jarred peppers—giving you more room to add other flavorful ingredients, like mustard, without making the dish too salty.
This delicious vegetarian lasagna recipe showcases seasonal vegetables. Butternut squash brings a sweet richness while spinach gives it a nutrition and flavor boost. As a bonus, this recipe makes an extra lasagna that you can freeze for an easy holiday-season meal.
Pickled vegetables bring this Italian pork sandwich recipe to the next level. The pickling liquid from the giardiniera soaks into the bread and coats the roasted pork, adding an extra hit of flavor.
Here's the best way to cut a papaya, plus ideas for using it in recipes.
Blend and shape a batch of wholesome bites—and get inspired to invent your own version—with this easy step-by-step.
Combine a little work-ahead meal prep and the quick-cook ability of a multicooker, like the Instant Pot, and you get quick & easy dinners with just the click of a button.
Weeknight dinner-making just got easier. Our simple, mess-free technique for cooking in packets keeps seafood, meat and vegetables tender and juicy. The best part? Fewer dishes!
From poop-emoji ? cupcakes to heart-shaped ❤️ fruit, this silly birthday party theme is sure to give your little one a smile ?.
From whimsical treats to dreamy decor, we've rounded up some of the best ideas for throwing a dazzling unicorn party of mythical proportions.
This step-by-step chocolate truffle how-to gives kids a fun food-science and cooking lesson in tempering chocolate.
There's plenty that even the littlest helpers can do to help make quick work of mealtime prep.