Recipes

OTM presents: a collection of family recipes for Mother’s Day

In preparation for Mother’s Day — coming up on Sunday, May 12 — On the Menu writers came together to compile a list of our favorite family recipes.
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Nimbu pani, for a simply refreshing time

Something deep within my memory was unlocked after months of dormancy as I sipped on nimbu pani (which translates to “lime water” and is the Indian version of limeade) at the Apna Indian Kitchen r...
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Colorful and carefree: a recipe for chuski and a smile

Chuski (or gola, depending on what part of India you’re from), is something akin to shaved ice. It reminds me of the summers of my youth, one hand in my nana’s, the other sticky with sweet syrup a...
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A simple yet flavorful strawberry & brussels sprouts chopped salad

Get ready to toss tradition out the window and join us on a culinary adventure where strawberries and brussels sprouts unite, proving that in the salad universe, odd couples are always the life of the...
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3 soup recipes to conquer the cold

With a bowl of rice or some pasta, these soups can supercharge you and give you the energy you need during gloomy days.
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Get a taste of home with this apple pie smoothie

I have found the ultimate blend of smoothie ingredients to most accurately capture the taste of apple pie filling.
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FALL in love with this butternut squash pasta

Why wait for Thanksgiving to have a good home-cooked meal that incorporates your favorite fall elements?
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Foraging for wild blackberries and spooky stories

Regardless of folktales, the blackberry season is an indicator that autumn is coming, if not already here.
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Bowltober: Dank Bowl Kitchen offers discount to celebrate 10th Anniversary

In a clever celebratory and promotional scheme, Dank Bowl Kitchen released a $10 deal for all bowls in the month of October, also known as Bowltober, to celebrate its 10-year anniversary. 
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Food bank finds: black bean salsa

No matter what you choose to include, this tangy and hearty recipe makes for a great snack or meal. 
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Spice Up Your Life with these Red Chili Fries!

My favorite comfort dish, weaponized by my mother to win my affection every chance she gets, are red chili fries.
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Take advantage of California fig season with this fall salad

Salads have a reputation for being boring and unsatisfying, but this variation, packed with a variety of fresh and cooked ingredients, challenges that assumption.
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Welcome fall with apple cinnamon rolls

Not only do these rolls taste amazing, but your whole house will smell like a Bath & Body Works apple spice candle.
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Aperol spritzes fit for a summertime soirée

This mild, sparkling cocktail with slightly bitter and floral flavor notes is the drink of the summer.
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Celebrate Bastille Day with crêpes!

Anya shares an authentic crêpe recipe from her time living in the French town known as the birthplace of crêpes.
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