Easy Fish Tacos

Fish tacos are a favorite quick and easy weeknight meal. Choose cod, tilapia, or halibut, quickly pan-sear in a skillet, and serve with a simply cabbage slaw. 20 minutes start to finish! Continue reading “Easy Fish Tacos” »

Fish tacos are a favorite quick and easy weeknight meal. Choose cod, tilapia, or halibut, quickly pan-sear in a skillet, and serve with a simply cabbage slaw. 20 minutes start to finish!

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Simply Recipes Supports Black Lives Matter

Hello, Simply Recipes community,
Our team has spent this past week thinking through our response to the recent events, talking with our staff and contributors, and reflecting on our own actions here on Simply Recipes — past, present, an…

Hello, Simply Recipes community,

Our team has spent this past week thinking through our response to the recent events, talking with our staff and contributors, and reflecting on our own actions here on Simply Recipes — past, present, and future. We wanted to be sure we were truly responding and not just reacting. 

I’m not sure if you all know, but our team is actually remote, working from all across the country. Some of us have kids, some don’t. We don’t all share the same political beliefs or cultural persuasions. But we all deeply believe black lives matter, and we stand in solidarity with those protesting the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade and countless others.

But of course, saying we believe that black lives matter is one thing. Acting and showing up is where the real work comes in. Here are our commitments:

  • We are proud of the diverse group of writers we have brought to Simply Recipes over the past several years. However, this week we realized that we could be doing more to highlight our writing team, and to make them more visible on the site. We commit to doing better in coming months, starting with featured interviews and Instagram introductions. 
  • In looking at our full-time and part-time team, the lack of people of color is evident. We have been very aware of this, and we commit to actively seek more diversity in the future. An immediate action item is to begin developing an internship program geared toward people of color who are interested in learning about food media, advertising, and communications.
  • As a team, we are making a donation to Campaign Zero, an organization dedicated to ending police violence.

As always, we’d love to hear from you as we move forward with the recipes and stories that have become a part of your family over the years. In listening to you, we can continue to learn, engage, and connect — after all, isn’t that what gathering around the table is all about? 

Thank you for being a valued member of our community. We wouldn’t be here without you. 

~ Emma Christensen, Editor in Chief

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How To Make Fast, No-Soak Beans in the Instant Pot

No need to soak your beans! You can make a fresh pot of chickpeas, black beans, navy beans, or white beans in the Instant Pot in about an hour. This guide has everything you need to know for cooking tender beans every time. Continue reading…

No need to soak your beans! You can make a fresh pot of chickpeas, black beans, navy beans, or white beans in the Instant Pot in about an hour. This guide has everything you need to know for cooking tender beans every time.

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20 Recipes Our Readers Are Loving Right Now

Tired of your same-old dinner routine? Take some inspiration from the Simply Recipes readers! From banana bread (of course!) to Indian butter chicken, homemade tortillas, and more, you’re sure to find something in this round-up to make you lo…

Tired of your same-old dinner routine? Take some inspiration from the Simply Recipes readers! From banana bread (of course!) to Indian butter chicken, homemade tortillas, and more, you're sure to find something in this round-up to make you look forward to dinner.

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How to Make Kombucha at Home

Here’s a complete guide to making kombucha at home from homebrewing expert Emma Christensen, from best ingredients and equipment to ways to flavor your finished booch. Making your own kombucha is easy and fun! Continue reading “How to Make …

Here's a complete guide to making kombucha at home from homebrewing expert Emma Christensen, from best ingredients and equipment to ways to flavor your finished booch. Making your own kombucha is easy and fun!

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Do You Need to Wash Mushrooms?

What is the best way to clean a bunch of gritty mushrooms? Can you rinse them in the sink? SHOULD you rinse them in the sink? You have questions, we have answers! Continue reading “Do You Need to Wash Mushrooms?” »

What is the best way to clean a bunch of gritty mushrooms? Can you rinse them in the sink? SHOULD you rinse them in the sink? You have questions, we have answers!

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A Letter to Simply Recipes Readers in Response to Covid-19

Home cooking is more important than ever right now. We feel incredibly lucky that as a recipe website, we are uniquely positioned to help you. Here’s an update on what we’re doing. Continue reading “A Letter to Simply Recipes Readers in Res…

Home cooking is more important than ever right now. We feel incredibly lucky that as a recipe website, we are uniquely positioned to help you. Here's an update on what we're doing.

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How to Stock Your Pantry for Social Distancing (+ Recipes!)

Here is our list of suggested pantry and freezer staples for stocking your pantry in times of emergency, plus recipes for cooking your way through it. Continue reading “How to Stock Your Pantry for Social Distancing (+ Recipes!)” »

Here is our list of suggested pantry and freezer staples for stocking your pantry in times of emergency, plus recipes for cooking your way through it.

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How Do I Get Crispy Skin on My Roast Chicken?

Got a hankering for roast chicken with extra-crispy skin? We understand! Here are our best tips and tricks for getting that chicken skin as crispy as possible. Continue reading “How Do I Get Crispy Skin on My Roast Chicken?” »

Got a hankering for roast chicken with extra-crispy skin? We understand! Here are our best tips and tricks for getting that chicken skin as crispy as possible.

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