Basics: roasted tomatillo-avocado sauce

Confession: I used to love the avocado sauce at El Pollo Loco, a fast food Mexican¬†chicken chain. It’s creamy, smooth and a great complement to their roasted chicken tacos. So we set out to come up with something like it. Rick Bayless has a recipe with tomatillos that sounded similar, so we adapted this recipe…

Basics: Here’s your new weeknight tomato sauce

Here’s a recipe everyone should have in their back pocket. It’s a revered 4-ingredient tomato sauce made famous by esteemed chef Marcella Hazan. It comes together in under an hour with almost no effort, and it shows that good cooking can be simple and stress-free. Try it; you’ll be blown away. Basically you throw the…