Our Issue in Action: Express-Lane Suppers

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For Merchandising Director, Jaime Hollander, the first story she reads in every issue of Every Day with Rachael Ray is Express-Lane Suppers. So when she saw the recipes in our July/August issue, she finally decided to try her hand at making all the meals and, yes, fitting her entire list's worth of groceries in one bag. We asked Jaime a little about her experience and we hope it inspires you as much as it inspired us!

ELM 2

Steak Tacos with Corn Salsa

RR: What was your favorite recipe between the Steak Tacos with Corn Salsa, Fresh Corn & Ricotta Pasta and Asian Steak Salad?

JH: We liked the tacos the best, hands down -- I made some with hot salsa and some with mild salsa for my 2-year-old.

RR: Did you learn any new cooking techniques from this experience?

JH: I never think to marinate steak as I'm cooking -- I always think of that as an overnight process, so the quick 15-minutes or so for the taco marinade was great -- quick and delicious.

RR:Did you make any additions, substitutions or changes to the recipes?

JH: For the salad, I also tossed in some edamame -- we always have some in the freezer, and it was a nice addition. I also ended up making way too much of the corn salsa mixture, but it was actually a good topping for a lot of foods. I put it in a turkey wrap and even on top of a baked potato with some beans. Why not?

RR: So, did it really all fit in one grocery bag?

JH: Definitely!

ELM 3

Asian Steak Salad

ELM 1

Fresh Corn & Ricotta Pasta

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