(Photo by Stacy Zarin Goldberg for The Washington Post; food styling by Lisa Cherkasky for The Washington Post) By Kari Sonde Kari Sonde Editorial aide for Food Email Bio Follow May 10 at 12:00 PM This week, our readers were intrigued by all things trendy. Old trends that received a special new treatment and springtime trends that reign supreme. Simple, fresh, seasonal flavors make an appearance in the five recipes below, which will fit the bill for weeknight eating, weekend entertaining and everything in between.
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1. The Marvelous Chicken Marbella Redo . Listen, we love reminiscing about the 80s as much as anyone, but sometimes classics need a makeover. Enter this fruit-studded chicken dish. Chicken Marbella graced many a dinner table in the 1980s, but we added some modern swaps and adapted the recipe for a sheet pan! For the full story on bringing back old trends, head to Voraciously .
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(Tom McCorkle for The Washington Post; food styling by Lisa Cherkasky) 2. Mary Berry’s Orange Tea Bread . It’s quite impossible not to love Ms. Merry Berry, known British cookbook author, television personality and until recently, saucy judge on The Great British Bake Off. Her one-bowl orange tea bread is a thing of beauty, absolutely stuffed with dried fruit and aromatic flavors. On Voraciously , you’ll find a sweet defense of raisins and some helpful hints for this quick bread.
(Tom McCorkle for The Washington Post; food styling by Lisa Cherkasky) 3. Zucchini, Pea and Spinach Salad . Brightness is forever the theme of spring, and this lovely salad hits the mark. The MVP? Preserved lemons take this from a simple toss of greenery into something truly spectacular. Get the lowdown on preserved lemons on Voraciously .
(Tom McCorkle for The Washington Post; food styling by Lisa Cherkasky) 4. Ground Turkey, Asparagus and Basil Stir-Fry . Spring’s favorite vegetable, asparagus, is a star in this stir-fry. A little bit of sweetness from apricot jam plays well with basil and soy sauce, making this simple, 25-minute dish just the thing for a busy weeknight. You’ll find the step-by-step guide on Voraciously
(Stacy Zarin Goldberg for The Washington Post; food styling by Lisa Cherkasky) 5. New Century Seven-Layer Bean Dip . Another redux dated food! Classic layers of sour cream, cheddar and guacamole get swapped for crispy shallots, red bell pepper and pesto. Serve in a large dish or individual glasses so everyone can get a peek of the layers
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