A Second Life for Stale Bread

These panzanella recipes don’t require much cooking, but you’d never know it from the complexity of flavors. By Tejal Rao

What to Cook This Week

Go off script and make a no-recipe dinner: steak, potatoes and salad, or a cheesy omelet. By Sam Sifton Good

The Joy of Plantains

The versatile fruit is as delicious in a skillet with tomatoes and eggs as it is alone, so why not

What to Cook This Weekend

Dorie Greenspan offers a sweet treat perfect for a baby’s hand (or your own). By Sam Sifton Good morning. Dorie

A New Way to Grill

By Sam Sifton Good morning. Ali Slagle is in The Times this week with a smart treatise on summer grilling