Author: Better Homes

Smoky Grilled Vegetable Torte

This gorgeous vegetarian torte makes an impressive company dish for a casual, late-summer dinner party. Serve it with a big platter of arugula drizzled with olive oil, lemon juice, sea salt and black pepper—and sprinkled with a few shards of…

Pizza with Tomatoes, Oregano and Mozzarella

This is pizza perfection: a thin, crisp crust topped with the very best of basic ingredients—ripe tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, garlic, oregano, and prosciutto. Out of the oven, the heat from the pizza brings out the peppery flavor of the arugula…

Pappardelle with Spring Vegetables and Hazelnuts

Pappardelle—which means "gulp down" in Italian—are long, elegant ribbons of pasta that intertwine with sugar snap peas, broccoli, carrots, grape tomatoes, and a white browned-butter sauce in this colorful meatless dish. Prep 20 minutesCook 20 minutesMakes 4 to 6 (1 1/2-…