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.
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.
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.
Impress the whole family on taco night with this traditional Mexican rice recipe! It's easy to prepare, and the biggest secret is to brown the rice.
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.
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 them to suit your own taste buds. Read on for the simple recipe.
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.
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.
Hominy isn’t just corn with an attitude; it’s processed differently and gives us grits, masa, and so much more. Let’s learn its origins and how to use it in cooking and baking.
Sprouted lentils are delicious, and it is easy to make your own at home. This article tells you all you need to know.
This stir-fry is delicious, beautiful, and quick. Red cabbage works best, but any kind will do. The recipe contains bacon, but you can easily leave it out to make it vegetarian.
Risotto is a Northern Italian rice dish. It began as a peasant meal but with a few additions can be changed to a spectacular, luxurious dinner. Let me share with you the origins of this wonderful, flavorful, adaptable dish.
There are many variations of macaroni salad, but my favorite version comes from the Philippines. What makes this distinctly Filipino is that it's a little bit sweet. Give it a try!
Nothing feels better on your tongue than freshly made pasta. This pasta recipe will create the best-tasting pasta and show you a few methods in Italian traditional pasta making.
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.
Pasta fagioli is more than mere pasta and beans; it's rich "love in a dish" comfort food. Learn how to make the best in your own kitchen.
This is an easy recipe for burgers that uses leftover risotto. In this recipe, tasks are divided up between adults and children to make cooking with kids easy and fun! This article also contains variations for anyone with allergies to gluten, nuts, dairy produce or eggs, and for vegans.
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.
This pearl barley risotto uses canned peas to create a fresh, healthy take on a traditional risotto. Even better, it is made from store cupboard ingredients.
This veggie fried rice is easy to throw together and has just a few ingredients. You can use it as a side dish or even a main dish. This recipe is egg free since we have allergies in our home, but you could easily adjust the recipe to include eggs.
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.
It is not always easy to get your kids to eat more vegetables and healthy foods. This recipe is a go to in my house to bring more flavor and nutrition to a household favorite.
Casseroles are an ideal way to stretch food budget dollars. A package of lasagna noodles, along with ricotta, mozzarella cheese, and marinara sauce turns into a filling dish for a hearty family meal. Here's how.
In this article, you will learn the difference between steel-cut oats versus rolled oats. What are the nutritional values of steel-cut oats? Which oatmeal tastes better and is healthier?
What comes to your mind when you think about tropical cuisine? The first thing I think of is the delicious taste of coconut. Try my simple recipe for a creamy coconut garlic mushroom pasta.
This is a quick and easy recipe for spaghetti sauce without garlic and/or onions. It is a flavorful recipe with delicious ingredients, and great for sulfite-free diets.
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.
A delicious spin on the classic lasagna, this dish features chicken, vegetables, and Alfredo sauce as the star ingredients instead of the usual ground beef or sausage with tomato sauce.
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.
This simple recipe for egg and white flour noodles made from scratch and air-dried traces back to the Great Depression and the author's Altoona, Pennsylvania, grandmother. Many photos included.
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 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.
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.
Do you like pasta and seafood? Take a look at this simple-to-prepare recipe that will have your guests begging for more.
Macaroni and cheese—no other comfort food is so universally loved. Here are 10 recipes for the best macaroni and cheese you've ever tasted.
Carbonara in Italy is still prepared according to the traditional recipe, but elsewhere in the Western world, it is almost always overcomplicated.
Here's my recipe for mushroom risotto—tasty, healthy, and cheap. Quick and easy, it only takes 20 minutes to make and is suitable for vegetarians, beginner cooks, or students leaving home for the first time.
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.
Time to take your mac and cheese to the next level? Let's do it! Here are 50+ toppings that will make your mouth explode with joy. This article also features 4 unique recipes to try, including mac and cheese waffles!
Tempeh starter can be hard to find in some countries. Here's how you can make your own starter for fermenting tempeh. This article also includes instructions for making homemade tempeh and other recipes and tips for incorporating this dynamic meat substitute into your cooking.
Amaranth is an edible plant that produces nutritious seeds. The seeds are gluten-free and are a useful grain substitute for those with and without celiac disease.
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.
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.
Brown beans are a nutritional powerhouse of nutrients that your body needs. This Mexican brown rice is a delicious meal made with brown rice, beans, and vegetables. This is a guilt-free and yummy meal even for diabetics. You can eat it as is. Serving it with a yogurt-based raita will be a luxury!
Have you tried adding canned sardines to your fried rice? I tried doing this and was pleasantly surprised by the delicious results. Take your boring canned sardines to the next level.
Typically made with white rice, Spanish rice can be easily made with whole grain brown rice. Adapted from my mother's recipe, this recipe for Spanish brown rice is simple and delicious!
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.
Learn how to cook perfect, fluffy white rice every time. This method works for many types of rice, including basmati, jasmine, long-grain, and short-grain.
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 Indian-style matar pulao, or green peas and rice cooked with just a few aromatic spices. Recipe video included.
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, or "darker."
Did you know that it's SUPER easy to make peanut butter at home—even if you've never done it before! And they don't contain the preservatives, white sugar and hydrogenated oils found in store-bought peanut butter?!
Green noodles is a spicy, delicious, and easy-to-prepare vegetarian noodle dish made with freshly ground mint paste and other ingredients. Perfect for a delicious dinner or packed lunch.
Moong dal khichdi is a rice and lentil porridge made with split and skinned mung beans. Try this wholesome Indian dish.
This article looks at tips for preparing basmati rice, and in particular, some of the inherent dangers in doing so.
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!
Let's take a look at some facts, folklore, and fun recipes for our favorite American-Italian pasta dish.
Whole grains are not just another food fad. Research proves that they are nutritional dynamite and should be a part of your daily diet. Here's information on how to cook and make them the focus of your meal plan.
What is forbidden black rice? And why is it called forbidden? This article will tell you everything you need to know about this type of rice. I'll also share 10 ways raw vegans and vegans can enjoy it!
Quinoa salad is a delicious, easy-to-make, and nutritious meal or side dish. I recently learned about this wholesome protein-rich grain and will share my recipe, other information, and bonus videos.
One of my most-asked-for recipes! This absolutely delicious pasta salad will quickly become your go-to recipe for luncheons, buffet dinners, and parties.
Bulgur, semolina, and spelt are three different types of wheat. How do these grains differ historically and nutritionally from each other? What about food preparation? This article answers those questions.
Like many of the best Italian dishes, an authentic arrabbiata is extremely simple and requires only a few ingredients to make. But when all things are considered, can there be any doubt that penne all'arrabbiata truly is the king of all tomato pasta dishes?
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?
This is a quick and easy recipe for a delicious pasta salad. This dish is packed full of flavor, color, and texture. It's perfect for spring and summer meals.
Nutty, hearty, and protein packed; Quinoa taste outstanding at any meal! Find recipes, and much more for everything quinoa, the King of grains.
Recipe for a savory fried kugel from Eastern Europe. Exquisite flavors come from the simple blending of just four ingredients. The secret is in the process. Many photos are provided to demonstrate how to make this fried noodle pudding often used for Jewish holy days and shabbat.
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 it's very tasty!
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.
Mac and cheese is an all-time favorite in the culinary world of comfort foods. I created this recipe years ago. It saves you the time of making a béchamel sauce and the precise measurements and constant stirring that entails.
This simple recipe for cooking basmati rice will produce perfect, fluffy rice evey time. Serve alongside your favourite curry.
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.
Is your homemade fried rice as good as it could be, or is it a disappointing mushy mess? Learn how to perfect this popular Chinese dish.
A thorough, user-friendly guide to making pasta at home, complete with ingredient recommendations and detailed instructions.
Is there such a thing as homemade ravioli? Yes, you can make it at home with fresh dough, filling, and sauce. Learn how to make this tasty parmesan cauliflower ravioli.
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.
Making homemade pasta has long been on my cooking bucket list. You'll be surprised to learn how easy it is to make pasta with just four ingredients. Let me show you how!
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 is barley and how can you cook with it? There are many different kinds of barley and some forms are more nutritious than others.
The Ojibwe call it manoomin, which translates to "good berry," or the food that grows on water. Whatever you call Minnesota wild rice, it makes amazing chicken and wild rice soup.
Mac and Cheese is the epitome of comfort food, but when you can have real mac and cheese in less than 5 minutes takes it to a whole new level.
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!
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.
This vegetarian lasagna is easy peasy and comes together in about an hour. My children love this and always say: "Mama, you did a great job." Isn't that what every parent wants to hear?
Rice pilaf is a family favorite and super easy to make. Toasted orzo pasta, rich chicken broth, and rice simmer together to nutty, fluffy perfection. Check out how easy this fabulous dish is!
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.
Making your own ravioli is easy using these simple instructions. You won't have to go to Olive Garden to get your pear-and-gorgonzola ravioli fix anymore!
Memories of an incredible pasta and pesto dinner in Vernaza and how you can create this northern Italian specialty in your own kitchen.
This sweet and savory gnocchi dish with roasted squash and tangy blue cheese is the perfect end note to any day. It'll be the cherry on top of a perfect day, and something to cheer you up on a less-than-stellar one.
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!