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  • This simple pasta salad recipe is a traditional side dish at picnics and summer potlucks. This dish takes less than 30 minutes to prepare, making it the perfect last-minute recipe for any gathering. Serve as a side dish with BBQ chicken, or eat it on its own as a tasty lunch!

    Easy Pasta Salad Recipe with Italian Dressing

    Easy Pasta Salad Recipe with Italian Dressing

    by Leah Lefler19

  • Puliyogare or tamarind rice is a popular South Indian dish. You can make this tangy and spicy rice bath in a jiffy using a ready puliyogare masala. Buy this spice mix from your nearby Indian stores.

    Making Puliyogare or Tamarind Rice

    Making Puliyogare or Tamarind Rice

    by ShailaSheshadri2

  • I created and fell in love with this lasagna recipe. It's warm & comforting, with amazing flavors that blend wonderfully. It has chicken, veggies, cheese, and pasta, making it a perfect one-pan meal!

    Chicken Alfredo and Pesto Vegetable Lasagna Recipe

    Chicken Alfredo and Pesto Vegetable Lasagna Recipe

    by Sasha Kim74

  • Spaetzle are traditional German egg noodles that are served throughout Germany and elsewhere. Learn how to make your own at home with this easy recipe. Detailed photos are included.

    How to Make Spaetzle | German Egg Noodles

    How to Make Spaetzle | German Egg Noodles

    by Glimmer Twin Fan40

  • Perhaps the ultimate comfort food, macaroni and cheese is easy to make from scratch. This is the recipe for making the iconic Southern Baked Macaroni and Cheese. Try it, and see how easy it is!

    How to Make the Best Baked Macaroni and Cheese

    How to Make the Best Baked Macaroni and Cheese

    by Jan Charles2

  • Pasta shells stuffed with a ground chicken and spinach filling and topped with a rich tomato-enhanced cream sauce. A great dish to take to a get-together or enjoy with your family at home.

    Chicken-Stuffed Shells With Tomato-Cream Sauce

    Chicken-Stuffed Shells With Tomato-Cream Sauce

    by Rhosynwen2

  • Use this traditional Mexican rice recipe to impress the whole family on taco night. Do not serve tacos without the red rice and beans. The recipe is easy and the biggest secret is to brown the rice.

    Homemade Mexican  Rice

    Homemade Mexican Rice

    by Sherry Venegas12

  • Nothing feels better on your tongue than fresh made pasta. This pasta recipe will create the best tasting pasta,& show you a few methods in Italian traditional pasta making.

    How to Make Homemade Pasta Silky and Light

    How to Make Homemade Pasta Silky and Light

    by India Arnold22

  • Is quinoa possibly the most perfect food? The grain that's a seed, the new fad that's an ancient food, and the substance that can be used in every meal. Fun facts, folklore, and recipes here.

    Exploring Quinoa: History and Healthy Recipes Here

    Exploring Quinoa: History and Healthy Recipes Here

    by Linda Lum18

  • Idiyappam, or string hoppers, is a unique and tasty breakfast dish. They are versatile rice noodles, or sevai, that you can use in many ways. We make these noodles fresh with rice and coconut batter.

    How to Make Idiyappam (String Hoppers) or Rice Sevai

    How to Make Idiyappam (String Hoppers) or Rice Sevai

    by ShailaSheshadri0

  • What do you do with ricotta cheese that you have unused after making a dish like lasagna? You make easy, cheesy pasta of course! Find out how to make a delicious, warm dish that rivals macaroni and cheese any day!

    Using Leftover Ricotta for a Cheesy Pasta Dish

    Using Leftover Ricotta for a Cheesy Pasta Dish

    by Cynthia Calhoun24

  • Fenugreek (methi) leaf contains many powerful nutrients, vitamins, iron, and minerals. The recipe I provide here is quick and easy. You can pack this spicy, aromatic rice in your lunch box too.

    How to Make Fenugreek Leaf Rice or Methi Rice

    How to Make Fenugreek Leaf Rice or Methi Rice

    by ShailaSheshadri0

  • Lemons are a known source of vitamin C, calcium, B-complex vitamins, iron, fiber, other nutrients, and minerals. Lemon rice is an easy way of including them into your meal. Try this yummy, tangy rice!

    Easy Lemon Rice With Carrots

    Easy Lemon Rice With Carrots

    by ShailaSheshadri2

  • What's better than pasta? What about pasta filled with all of your favorite flavors? Taco, pizza, buffalo chicken? They're all here, plus more.

    Perfect Stuffed Pasta Shells

    Perfect Stuffed Pasta Shells

    by Linda Lum10

  • Malaysians love their food. The choices for breakfast can range from simple bread to the more spicy nasi lemak with lots of other interesting choices in between.

    Top Ten Malaysian Breakfasts

    Top Ten Malaysian Breakfasts

    by Sue Mah0

  • Who doesn't love homemade mac and cheese? Add Swiss chard for a colorful, nutrient-rich comfort food that's quick and easy to prepare.

    Macaroni & Cheese With Swiss Chard

    Macaroni & Cheese With Swiss Chard

    by Sara Krentz3

  • Crunchy vegetables, queso fresco, and quinoa are combined with a tart lime juice and fresh cilantro dressing to form a salad that is delightful both as a side dish as well as on its own.

    Quinoa Salad With Cilantro-Lime Dressing

    Quinoa Salad With Cilantro-Lime Dressing

    by Rhosynwen4

  • A quick and tasty dish for the whole family or just for two. A dish loaded with flavor: the bite of the shrimp and crunch of bacon make this a great dish for this fall season.

    Penne Pasta With Shrimp, Bacon, and Peas

    Penne Pasta With Shrimp, Bacon, and Peas

    by Rachel L Alba15

  • Cabbage is a rich source of dietary fiber, iron, calcium, phosphorous, and vitamins. In this main course dish, the cabbage is crunchy and delicious. Serve it with cucumber-onion raita on the side.

    Spiced Cabbage Rice Recipe

    Spiced Cabbage Rice Recipe

    by ShailaSheshadri2

  • Pasta is associated by most people with Italy. There is a theory that this was thanks to Marco Polo, introducing it on his return from China. Could this be true or is it a myth?

    The Origin of Pasta: The Marco Polo Connection

    The Origin of Pasta: The Marco Polo Connection

    by John Welford3

  • A quick, easy, and affordable recipe for stir-fry udon noodles. It's also healthy and delicious. A tweaked version of the original yaki udon, a popular Japanese dish.

    Stir-Fry Yaki Udon Noodle Recipe

    Stir-Fry Yaki Udon Noodle Recipe

    by Kim Lam8

  • A recipe for delicious homemade macaroni and cheese casserole that uses a creamy white sauce, seasonings, and breadcrumbs for crunchiness. A great casserole for serving a crowd.

    Best Mac & Cheese Casserole

    Best Mac & Cheese Casserole

    by Athlyn Green6

  • Sometimes we long for foods that are a little too spicy and tempting. Then, it is the perfect time to make Szechuan fried rice, which is obviously spicy and eye-catching, best to satiate your hunger.

    Indo-Chinese Recipes: Making Szechuan Fried Rice

    Indo-Chinese Recipes: Making Szechuan Fried Rice

    by ShailaSheshadri3

  • Make Pad Thai at home with this easy and delicious meatless recipe! An interesting mix of ingredients makes this meal healthy and flavorful and also keeps the sodium in check.

    Easy Vegetarian Pad Thai Recipe

    Easy Vegetarian Pad Thai Recipe

    by Marcelle Bell9

  • Rice pilaf is a family favorite and super easy to make. Toasted orzo pasta, rich chicken broth, and rice simmer together to a nutty, fluffy perfection. Check out how easy this fabulous dish is!

    How to Make Rice Pilaf

    How to Make Rice Pilaf

    by Jan Charles0

  • Quick meals don't have to taste "rushed." This casserole is one of the yummiest dinners I can make-- and I don't have to slave all day. In a mere twenty minutes you have a satisfying meal made from a few easy and fresh ingredients.

    Quick Healthy Pasta Recipes - Four Cheese Pasta with Veggies

    Quick Healthy Pasta Recipes - Four Cheese Pasta with Veggies

    by Heather Rode10

  • Nutty, hearty, and protein packed; Quinoa taste outstanding at any meal! Find recipes, and much more for everything quinoa, the King of grains.

    Cooking Healthy Quinoa Germ

    Cooking Healthy Quinoa Germ

    by India Arnold6

  • This is one of the easiest and tastiest mac & cheese recipes! In less than 90 minutes, you can have creamy, dreamy mac & cheese that is healthier and tastes better than what comes in the blue box.

    How to Make Easy Homemade Baked Macaroni and Cheese

    How to Make Easy Homemade Baked Macaroni and Cheese

    by Helena Ricketts5

  • Eggplant (brinjal) is a multi-purpose vegetable. You can make many spicy dishes with them. Vangi bath, or eggplant rice, is an easy main course dish made with rice, eggplant, and spices.

    How to Make Eggplant Rice or Vangi Bath

    How to Make Eggplant Rice or Vangi Bath

    by ShailaSheshadri0

  • This creamy rice dish, flavored with sour cream and a blend of herbs, makes an excellent side for most meals. The recipe is gluten-free, and can easily be adapted to be dairy-free or vegan.

    Sour Cream and Herb Risotto

    Sour Cream and Herb Risotto

    by Rhosynwen0

  • Time to take your mac and cheese to the next level? Yeah, you are! Here are 45+ toppings that'll make you go "WOW."

    50 Macaroni and Cheese Toppings

    50 Macaroni and Cheese Toppings

    by SlapDashMom40

  • Ramen is so much more than just the cheap packets of flavoring and noodles you get at the grocery store. Real ramen is full of flavor and surprisingly simple to make at home.

    Chicken Ramen

    Chicken Ramen

    by isharkbait2

  • Did you know that it's SUPER easy to make peanut butter at home - even if you've never done it before! Sans the preservatives, white sugar and hydrogenated oils found in store bought peanut butter?!

    Easy DIY: How to make Peanut Butter at Home

    Easy DIY: How to make Peanut Butter at Home

    by healthmunsta12

  • Fenugreek has few calories, little fat, and lots of fiber. Many people love its distinct flavor. This rice is made with cooked rice, fresh peas, and various aromatic spices.

    Fenugreek Leaf Rice with  Fresh Peas (Methi Rice)

    Fenugreek Leaf Rice with Fresh Peas (Methi Rice)

    by ShailaSheshadri0

  • Discover cooking tips and unconventional ingredients that take macaroni and cheese to a new level of delicious. As a lifelong macaroni and cheese enthusiast, I am confident this recipe will create the most delicious version of this classic you've ever tasted.

    How to Make the Best Mac 'n Cheese

    How to Make the Best Mac 'n Cheese

    by Natasha33

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  • Do you love pie? Do you love cheese and spaghetti? Then this is the recipe for you. This recipe combines ingredients like cheese, spaghetti, spices, and beef and turns it into a pie.

    My Favorite Spaghetti Pie

    My Favorite Spaghetti Pie

    by Lisa Jane0

  • Health gurus recommend whole grains nowadays, but quinoa isn't really a grain; it's a seed. It's more nutritious than grains, with: amino acids, fibre, vitamins and minerals, enzymes, phytonutrients and antioxidants. Quinoa has the nine essential amino acids the body needs for muscle building protein, and fibre for a healthy colon. Quinoa has minerals like magnesium for relaxing your muscles and blood vessels, manganese and copper antioxidants, which protect against cancer, and it has more cal

    Quinoa - Health Benefits and Cooking Tips

    Quinoa - Health Benefits and Cooking Tips

    by amillar18

  • I like to make healthy one-pot meals. Fenugreek black chickpea pulav is one such easy recipe that you can make fast. Serve this awesome pulav with a yogurt-based cucumber and onion raita.

    Methi Chana Pulav or Fenugreek Chickpea Pulav

    Methi Chana Pulav or Fenugreek Chickpea Pulav

    by ShailaSheshadri0

  • Craving for some baked macaroni, but you don't have an oven? This recipe is for you! Read on to learn how to make your own baked mac without an oven.

    Ovenless Easy, Cheesy Macaroni Recipe

    Ovenless Easy, Cheesy Macaroni Recipe

    by Xeng12

  • Tagliatelle pasta comes in thick ribbons making it ideal for serving with rich sauces. The recipes featured here, however, show a number of different and non-traditional ways to enjoy tagliatelle.

    Tagliatelle Pasta Recipes

    Tagliatelle Pasta Recipes

    by Gordon Hamilton7

  • What is taboule? It is also spelled "tabbouleh" and is a Middle Eastern, whole-wheat salad made with uncooked bulgur wheat. It pairs well with cucumbers, tomatoes, and spices on top of romaine.

    Taboule-Stuffed Lettuce Leaves or Celery Sticks

    Taboule-Stuffed Lettuce Leaves or Celery Sticks

    by Susan Britton16

  • Casseroles are an ideal way to stretch food budget dollars. A package of lasagna noodles, Ricotta, Mozzarella cheese and marinara sauce makes into a filling dish for a hearty family meal. Here's how.

    Hearty Baked Lasagna Casserole

    Hearty Baked Lasagna Casserole

    by Peg Cole61

  • Here you can learn everything you need to know about making New Orleans-style red beans and rice. If you want the best recipe ever you will find it here.

    World's Best Red Beans and Rice

    World's Best Red Beans and Rice

    by Thomas Byers6

  • Italian Mac and Cheese is creamy, cheesy, and a little different then the usual Mac and Cheese.

    Italian Mac and Cheese

    Italian Mac and Cheese

    by Rachel L Alba16

  • What makes a perfect plate of spaghetti and meatballs? Rich sauce, tender meatballs, and perfect al dente pasta—but not from a can or a jar. Your kitchen. You can do this. Let me show you how.

    Looking for the Perfect Spaghetti and Meatballs?

    Looking for the Perfect Spaghetti and Meatballs?

    by Linda Lum16

  • It's amazing how many people do not know how to eat muesli correctly. Don't be one of them. Read this and find out how muesli can be much more delicious when you eat it properly.

    How to eat muesli correctly.

    How to eat muesli correctly.

    by Angie Jardine50

  • Fried rice can be made in many ways, using vegetables, chicken, eggs, etc. The recipe here is for a restaurant-style vegetable fried rice. This is made Chinese-style using soya (soy) sauce.

    Healthy Recipes: Chinese-Style Vegetable Fried Rice

    Healthy Recipes: Chinese-Style Vegetable Fried Rice

    by ShailaSheshadri3

  • Combine wild and brown rices and spinach with a drizzle of heart-healthy olive oil and maybe some low-fat proteins for a surprisingly savory main dish salad.

    Main Dish Wild Rice & Spinach Salad

    Main Dish Wild Rice & Spinach Salad

    by Linda Lum0

  • Sprouted lentils are delicious and it is easy to make your own at home. This article tells you all you need to know.

    How to Sprout Lentils

    How to Sprout Lentils

    by Yvonne Spence24

  • Harvesting Wild Rice in NE Minnesota from canoe with push-poles and hand flails

    Harvesting Wild Rice

    Harvesting Wild Rice

    by Carl Eastvold3

  • Take one bag of frozen tortellini--and you'd be amazed at how many different dinners you can make. It's not just about the spaghetti sauce anymore. Let's get creative.

    Start With a Bag of  Frozen Tortellini...

    Start With a Bag of Frozen Tortellini...

    by Linda Lum17

  • With rice being the main food source for over half of the world's population, it's pretty important to know how to cook it. Here are simple cooking directions for 10 commonly found varieties of rice.

    How to Cook 10 Common Types of Rice

    How to Cook 10 Common Types of Rice

    by Glimmer Twin Fan55

  • The Seminole Nation is traditionally from Florida and enjoyed many of the foods found naturally in the area. One unique aspect of the Seminole community is that it was made up of different nations, especially Creek Nation, that welcomed Africans and the descendants of original Southern slaves into their group as well. This made for interesting fusion cuisine.

    Recipes From the Everglades and Seminole Cooks

    Recipes From the Everglades and Seminole Cooks

    by Patty Inglish15

  • This is an incredibly easy lasagna recipe that I have been making for my family for nearly 30 years! I found it originally in the Better Homes and Garden cookbook, but since then have made my own simple variations.

    My Family's Favorite Easy Lasagna Recipe

    My Family's Favorite Easy Lasagna Recipe

    by Kathryn Skaggs6

  • What is in rice pilaf and how do you make it? Really, it's an easy recipe and you can choose from our ingredient suggestions or vary ours to suit your own taste buds. Read on for the simple recipe.

    How to Make Rice Pilaf

    How to Make Rice Pilaf

    by Susan Deppner37

  • In this article you will learn the difference between steel cut oats VS rolled oats. What is the steel cut oats nutrition? Which oatmeal taste better and is healthier?

    Steel Cut Oats Nutritional Information

    Steel Cut Oats Nutritional Information

    by Kim Lam37

  • Looking for an easy meal to make for dinner? Make some yummy lasagna. Preparation is minimal and you can get on to other things while it's baking in the oven. Pair it with spring mix baby greens and some vinaigrette dressing and your dinner is sure to be a hit!

    Healthy Veggie Crumble Lasagna Recipe

    Healthy Veggie Crumble Lasagna Recipe

    by Cynthia Calhoun52

  • This page looks at tips for preparing basmati rice, and in particular, some of the inherent dangers in doing so.

    How to Cook Basmati Rice

    How to Cook Basmati Rice

    by Gordon Hamilton6

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