Dijon Potato Salad

  Serves 2 Set a steamer basket in a saucepan with 2 inches simmering water.  Add 3/4 pound red new potatoes, scrubbed and halved(quartered if large).  Cover and steam just until tender.  15 to 20 minutes.  In a serving bowl, combine 1 1/2 teaspoons white-wine vinegar and 1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard; season with coarse …

Lemony Braised Broccoli

Serves 2 In a large skillet, heat 1/2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil over medium-high.  Add 1/2 medium yellow onion. Cut into 1-inch wedges, sute until golden, about 6 minutes.  Add 1 smashed garlic clove, 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander, and 1/8 teaspoon red-pepper flakes; cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.  Add 1 small bunch broccoli, cut …

Quinoa Spinach Pilaf

    Serves 2 In a large saucepan, melt 1/2 tablespoon unsalted butter over medium heat.  Add 1/2 small yellow onion, finely chopped and 1/2 garlic clove, minced; cook until soft, about 4 minutes.  Add 1/2 cup rinsed and drained quinoa and cook 1 minute.  Add 1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons water and bring to …