Mario Batali's Lamb Shanks and More Recipes

In today's Weekly Recipe Review, visually appealing verrines, plus secrets to Latin cooking

Check out our editors' picks for the best recipes from food sections across the country.

LA Times
So, Nordstrom's chicken salad is actually tasty? We'll try it.

NY Times
Be adventurous this week and try frying up some squid with tomatoes and pickled mustard greens.

SF Chronicle
Take advantage of winter citrus with this gorgeous, vibrant verrine, made with Cara Cara oranges.

The secret to a perfect Ecuadorian salsa? Cilantro, it seems.

Chicago Tribune
Mario Batali shares his recipe for perfectly braised lamb shank.

Seattle Times
Lentil soup? Fast, filling, and thrifty: all good words.

Kitchen Daily
Treat yourself with this double chocolate muffin recipe. You're halfway through January.

Portland Press Herald
We do love shortribs, but potato and celery root purée will always be a favorite. Make us happy and serve both.

Washington Post
The paper experiments with smoked olive oil, leading to an easy, layered dessert of grilled satsuma slices and gorgonzola.

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Wall Street Journal
Vietnamese beef stew is the most complex dish we can think of making (we know mothers who skim the soup throughout the night), but sure, go ahead and try it.