Slow-Roasted Leg of Lamb with Orange-Tapenade Aioli

After several hours of roasting and then braising in the oven, this lamb is so tender that when cut or shredded, it’s almost like a ragout sauce. One way to serve the meat is to shred it and add it to cooked fettuccine that has been lightly tossed with butter. This lamb is very forgiving: it is ready to eat straight from the oven, or it can be set aside ...

Slow-Cooked Porchetta-Style Roast

Porchetta—highly seasoned, deboned, stuffed and roasted whole pig—is a marketplace staple in many parts of Italy. Here is a simplified home-cooked version that still has all the flavors of the original. Serve it as a main course or stuffed inside crusty rolls for lunch. The pork must be refrigerated overnight before cooking, so place an order with the ...

Noodle Salad with Pork and Asian Lime Vinaigrette

Chinese egg noodles are a versatile ingredient for soaking up flavor and making a salad into a heartier main-course dish. Regular vermicelli pasta may be substituted.

Salmon Tacos with Mango-Avocado Salsa

If you’re lucky enough to have a source for freshly made corn tortillas, you’ll want to use them in this recipe. Try to purchase wild salmon rather than farmed—not only is it a more sustainable option, but it’s more nutritious and flavorful, too.

Arroz con Pollo

For a quick paella, use 3 Tbs. chopped fresh marjoram in place of the oregano, substitute 1/2 cup dry white wine for an equal amount of the broth, and stir in 1 cup frozen peas with the tomatoes. You can also add Manila clams, shrimp or sliced Spanish chorizo during the last 10 minutes of cooking.

Salmon Burgers with Shaved Fennel and Olive Tapenade

These quick, juicy salmon burgers are a delicious way to get your omega-3 fatty acids—and more. In addition to its delicate anise flavor and delightful crispness, fennel offers a unique array of antioxidants and vitamins that reduce inflammation and boost the immune system.

Ginger Salmon Cakes

Steamed bok choy makes a wonderful accompaniment to these Asian-inspired salmon cakes.