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!
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?
Bisi bele bath is a rice-based dish that originates in Karnataka, India. It is a hot lentil rice made of vegetables, pigeon peas, rice, and many spices. It has awesome taste and should be eaten hot.
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?!
Carbonara in Italy is still prepared according to the traditional recipe, but elsewhere in the Western world it is almost always overcomplicated.
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?
Vegetable tahari is a main course rice dish made with vegetables and curds. This is mild-spicy, aromatic, and very tasty. You can use it for breakfast or lunch. This can be packed to school or picnic.
'Sambar' is a staple side dish used for boiled rice in India. This curry is made using split red gram, chopped vegetables, tamarind paste, jaggery, coconut, fried spices, dry red chilies, and salt.
Making a nutritious and tasty breakfast typically requires prior planning. But, this flattened rice idli is an exception!
It's so easy to make Stuffed Manicotti in the Slow Cooker. Just prepare your filling, stuff the uncooked manicotti noodles, and cover in tomato sauce. You don't even have to boil the noodles first.
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!
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!
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.
Forget the pasta machine—make ravioli from scratch using a rolling pin! Taste the infinite "pasta-bilities" as you dream up unique fillings and sauces.
Eating the same thing for breakfast every day can get tiresome. Give these traditional pancakes a try!
Bulgur wheat is a good alternative to other grain side-dishes or hot-cereal options. Because it is sprouted, it is healthier than regular wheat. Its taste is more complex, "darker."
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.
One of the only plant-based full proteins in nature, quinoa is the nutty base for this fresh, Mexican-inspired meal or side dish.
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.
Rice is eaten by the majority of the world's population on a daily basis, but it need not always be prepared in the same way. This is a simple, yet delicious recipe that will provide you with a new way to enjoy rice.
There are lots of recipes for pressure cookers, but this one is my favorite. In less than 15 minutes, you will have a creamy, delicious, perfectly cooked macaroni and cheese dinner.
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.
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.
A delicious pasta recipe that's very easy to prepare. It uses eggs, bacon, and Parmesan cheese as the main ingredients. Yum! Good with spaghetti, linguine, penne, or your favorite noodles.
Quick and easy recipe for a delicious pasta salad. This dish is packed full of flavor, color, and texture. Perfect for spring and summer meals.
How to make fresh ramen noodles from scratch! I wouldn't call this one easy, but if you love ramen it is a must. You've got to ditch those store noodles!
Arroz con gandules is an inexpensive, perfect mix of protein, carbohydrates, veggies, and deliciousness.
Time to take your mac and cheese to the next level? Yeah, you are! Here are 45+ toppings that'll make you go "WOW."
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.
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!
I love to cook this healthy breakfast food during the holidays. Spicy pongal is made of split mung beans, rice, spices, and seasonings. It has a lovely texture and nice aroma. Eat it hot!
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.
Why would anyone make pasta when you could buy it at the nearest store? The answer is the velvety texture you can taste with homemade noodles. Experience a world of difference when you make your own!
What are the possibilities (or pastabilities) of pasta? So many pasta shapes, so many sauces. Which ones work best together? I’ll show you the best combinations and share six sauce recipes.
Make fried noodles or mee goreng with instant noodles, ideal if you are in a hurry. This delicious and healthy fried noodles recipe is fast and easy and I am sure you will like it.
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.
Oats are so much more than a bowl of cereal. They're one of the oldest grasses, ancient when they were cultivated in 1,000 B.C. Let me share with you their history and how to cook and bake with them.
Recipe and steps for making strawberry oat bars. These are super yummy and can be served for dessert or at brunch.
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.
Nutty, hearty, and protein packed; Quinoa taste outstanding at any meal! Find recipes, and much more for everything quinoa, the King of grains.
Rice, caramelized onions, rich Gruyere and Parmesan cheeses--all perfectly blended in a savory side dish.
A pasta salad is delicious with a creamy or an vinaigrette dressing. This recipe for creamy cheesy rotini salad is so flavorful. Make for a salad or a meal. Make it to your taste!
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.
Also known as boat noodles or kuay teow rhua, this unique soup is a dish so dear to a lot of Thais. Luckily, with this recipe, you don't have to fly all the way to Thailand to try it.
This is a super quick and easy recipe. The ingredients are rich and the result is a meal that everyone in my family enjoys.
Learn the secret of sweeter italian spaghetti sauce without added sugar. Once you've tasted this homemade sauce full of garden-fresh ingredients, you'll never buy store brands!
This page looks at tips for preparing basmati rice, and in particular, some of the inherent dangers in doing so.
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.
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.
Step-by-step instructions on how to cook basmati rice using the stove-top method or the rice cooker.
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.
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.
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.
Quick and easy recipe for spaghetti sauce without garlic and/or onions. Flavorful recipe with delicious ingredients. Great for sulfite-free diets.
What is barley and how can you cook with it? There are many different kinds of barley and some forms are more nutritious than others.
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.
What's the best rice for paella, and how is it different from other kinds of rice? Find out where to get it and some handy substitutes.
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.
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.
When you hear the word "rice" do you immediately think white, bland and boring? Think again—rice can be a flavorful gourmet delight. And more than half of us could not live without it.
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.
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.
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.
A step by step guide on how to make the traditional Jamaican rice and peas dish. This dish is made with red kidney beans and very tasty!
Sevai upma is a common breakfast dish in India. Tomato upma (tomato bath) is a healthy version of it that's mostly made of tomatoes. This bright-colored upma attracts everyone. Try it!
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.
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
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!
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.
Making your own ravioli is easy using these simple instructions. You won't have to go to Olive Garden to get your gear and gorgonzola ravioli fix anymore!
Kaanole (whole wheat and jaggery steamed cake) is a rare delicacy made during the Nagara panchami festival. This is a mildly-sweet steamed dish. This makes for a guilt-free, nutritious, and flavorful breakfast.
Sprouted lentils are delicious and it is easy to make your own at home. This article tells you all you need to know.
Amaranth leaves contain many nutrients. They are rich in vitamin A, vitamin E, antioxidants, iron, fiber, and minerals. Red amaranth is considered the healthiest. Try this easy side dish!
Carbonara--a perfect blend of pasta, pork, pecorino romano and a 'not-so-secret' ingredient to make the most creamy, comforting Italian dish you'll ever eat. You can make it. I'll tell you how.
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.
Here's my recipe for mushroom risotto—tasty, healthy and cheap, only takes 20 mins to make, quick and easy, suitable for a vegetarian, beginner cook or student leaving home for the first time.
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.
Typically made with white rice, the Spanish rice can be easily made with wholegrain brown rice. Adapted from my mother's recipe, this recipe for Spanish Brown Rice is simple and delicious!
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.
Anyone who loves ramen can tell you, it's all in the broth. It's true. a good ramen soup requires a well crafted broth. It doesn't always take hours and hours, but time will only make a good broth better. Here's a look at what I do to make a delicious ramen broth.
Memories of an incredible pasta and pesto dinner in Vernaza and how you can create this northern Italian specialty in your own kitchen.
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.
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.
Idli is a popular Indian breakfast food. This steamed dumpling is made with rice semolina and white lentil batter. Sometimes, you will have leftover idlis at home. You can make awesome cutlets with them. Here's a wonderful recipe to make idli cutlets.
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.