Browned Butter Gnocchi with Broccoli and Almonds

Browned Butter Gnocchi Recipe with Broccoli and Almonds - Andrea Meyers

Michael and I have long had a fondness for gnocchi. I love the little dumplings and how good they taste with our homemade pesto and other Italian sauces. This recipe that I adapted from Cooking Light adds some broccoli and warm nutty flavor with browned butter. My boys are all broccoli addicts—not a bad thing—so… 

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From the Pantry: Thai Yellow Curry Paste (Slow Cooker Sweet Potato, Cauliflower, and Broccoli Curry)

Andrea Meyers - Slow Cooker Sweet Potato, Cauliflower, and Broccoli Curry

Thai yellow curry paste is a refrigerator staple in our house, one that I dip into on a regular basis. It has a milder curry flavor, not as hot as panang, green, or red curry paste, and is great with vegetarian or vegan curries. I use it to spice up coconut curries, rice, and even… 

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Chinese Beef and Broccoli with Tomato

Chinese Beef and Broccoli with Tomato Recipe - Andrea Meyers

I used to order this dish at China House Restaurant in Saipan, and the combination of flavors grabbed me. Admittedly this is an Americanized version of Chinese broccoli beef, but I like the extra layer of flavor the tomatoes add. Don’t add them too soon or cook them for too long; otherwise, they will turn… 

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Chinese Chicken and Broccoli

Chinese Chicken and Broccoli Recipe - Andrea Meyers

I didn’t grow up eating Asian food. My family is pretty much born and bred Southerners…hillbillies, my parents like to say…and we ate a standard Southern American diet while I was growing up, with an occasional spaghetti, pizza, or taco night. My introduction to Chinese food was with my high school speech and drama team…. 

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Broccoli Raisin Salad

Broccoli Raisin Salad Recipe - Andrea Meyers

This is a classic salad that goes great with any summer cookout. Because it uses a mayonnaise-based dressing, make sure you keep this chilled. [Updated: July 2, 2012.] BROCCOLI RAISIN SALAD Serves 6 to 8. Equipment large plastic bowl with a lid small mixing bowl