Nutty, hearty, and protein packed; Quinoa taste outstanding at any meal! Find recipes, and much more for everything quinoa, the King of grains.
Are you a fan of both Indian food and Italian food? Learn how I combined the tastes of these two popular cuisines into one delicious dish: spaghetti with curried tofu and mixed vegetables.
I always look for recipes that are healthy and delicious. This coconut pulao was tempting me. I made this with simple ingredients that are available in my kitchen. Try this awesome vegetarian dish!
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?!
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.
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.
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.
A quick and easy meal that is perfect for busy families. This great meal that tastes great can be ready in about 30 minutes.
Don't you hate how hard it is to accurately judge how much pasta to cook per person? Get it wrong and you end up with a plate full of sauce or a mountain of plain pasta. Read on to get it right!
Liber de Coquina (aka The Book of Cookery) is a 14th-century cookbook where the first recipe to lasagna is believed to have been recorded. It is the easiest recipe to follow on the Internet. Read on to learn more.
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.
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.
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!
This article looks at tips for preparing basmati rice, and in particular, some of the inherent dangers in doing so.
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.
Would you like to eat something different tonight? Enjoy a Spanish-Italian dish in the comfort of your home. Simply follow my recipe for longaniza and mushroom spaghetti aglio e olio.
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?
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!
Moong dal khichdi is a rice and lentil porridge made with split and skinned mung beans. Try this wholesome Indian dish.
Carrots are rich in antioxidants, vitamins, and fiber. It has beta-carotene in it, which may help reduce blood sugar levels, improve eyesight, and regulate blood pressure.
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.
Carbonara in Italy is still prepared according to the traditional recipe, but elsewhere in the Western world, it is almost always overcomplicated.
Pasta is perfect for a snack, side dish, or main dish. Learn how to make a creamy and cheesy carbonara using my favorite local ingredient—Angel KremQueso.
Sprouted lentils are delicious, and it is easy to make your own at home. This article tells you all you need to know.
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.
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.
This creamy avocado spaghetti is just what you need for an easy, but delicious dinner! The avocado sauce is flavorful, and the veggies make the dish both pretty and tasty. The basil and lemon bring out really bright flavors in the sauce, making it a meal you'll definitely want to try!
A rich and satisfying feast of pasta in a cream-based pesto sauce, complimented with a host of additions—a delicious and beautiful meal.
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.
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.
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.
This perfect, smoky mac and cheese is ready in one hour after 15 minutes of prep. There's step-by-step pictures and a video guide.
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.
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.
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.
This easy crock pot mac and cheese recipe is sure to wow everyone at your next potluck. It also makes a delicious dinner that kids and adults alike are sure to love!
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.
Macaroni salad is just one of those great comfort foods, and it can be enjoyed any time of the year.
Who wants to spend two hours making lasagna? With this recipe, you can make a meal that tastes the same but can be made in a fraction of the time. Try "lazy lasagna" instead!
The best way to enjoy Sunday brunch is with a pot of aromatic vegetable biryani on your table. It is an easy recipe that can be cooked under 30 minutes. Try out this rice delicacy and relish the taste.
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.
Unlike other fried rices, cabbage fried rice is simple to cook and does not need many ingredients. Stir-fried cabbage gives this dish a distinct flavor. It only takes a few minutes to make this.
Let's take a look at some facts, folklore, and fun recipes for our favorite American-Italian pasta dish.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you like rice-based dishes with lots of veggies, this is the perfect recipe for you. It's really easy to make, and the vegetables can be substituted with whatever you happen to have in your refrigerator. A simple, light, and delicious vegan recipe that everyone will enjoy!
Learn how I turned four leftovers into one delicious dish in an instant. This meal is affordable and easy to make.
Do you like pasta and seafood? Take a look at this simple-to-prepare recipe that will have your guests begging for more.
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.
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.
Have you ever wanted to try making the famous Italian arrabiata pasta sauce? Here is a super simple recipe that everyone in your family will love.
This southern-style macaroni and cheese is so delicious that it's been known to inspire marriage proposals! You can make it for potlucks, Sunday dinners, and occasions that call for delicious foods.
A delicious pasta recipe that is simple to make and boasts a heady mix of seasonings including shallots, garlic, olives and dried prunes.
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.
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!
Some weeks just don't go as smoothly as others, and our usual ability to plan our lives falls short. This is one of my main go-to recipes when I need something for dinner that's quick and easy. It is always a hit, my entire family loves it, and I'm sure yours will, too.
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.
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.
Beaten rice (flattened rice) is a good source of essential vitamins and minerals, including iron. It is gluten-free, fat-free, and lactose-free. Adding spicy seasonings, onions, and tomatoes makes it very delicious. This poha upma is a mouth-watering dish.
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!
Is there anything more sad or uninviting than a cold bowl of rice? While it makes great stir-fry (I have 2 recipes here), there's even more that you can do. Let's explore.
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.
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.
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.
Enjoy the taste of tuna, lemon, and capers in one dish by simply mixing these ingredients with leftover rice. In just 15 minutes, you can prepare and cook this wonderful dish at home. Check out the recipe to learn how I made a fried rice version of a pasta recipe.
This Dominican-inspired dish is a healthy take on traditional cuisine. It's a good source of protein, fiber, and vegetables. It's also kosher, dairy-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, and suitable for Weight Watchers and 21 Day Fix. And with a few tweaks, it's good for low-carb and vegan diets, too.
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.
Do you love rice? I love eating rice for breakfast because it's a great source of energy to kick-start my day. This is a recipe for a simple breakfast that is packed with flavorful taste.
How often do you eat rice per day? In many parts of the world, rice is considered to be a staple food, and depending upon the region, rice can be cooked in many different ways. Learn the basics of how to cook fluffy rice.
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.
It's so easy to make stuffed manicotti in the Crock-Pot. Just prepare your filling, stuff the uncooked manicotti noodles, and cover in tomato sauce. You don't even have to boil the noodles first.
Want a healthy alternative to a bowl of oatmeal in the morning! Try quinoa and millet porridge. This porridge provides you with a variety of different textures, tastes and wholesome nutrients. You may want to try other whole grains as well.
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.
A thorough, user-friendly guide to making pasta at home, complete with ingredient recommendations and detailed instructions.
Pasta comes from Italy, but in these two recipes, I have added an Asian twist. The resulting dishes represent a balance between the flavors and spices of my own culture, layered on top of an Italian foundation. These dishes can be served for lunch, dinner, or any special occasion.
This quinoa recipe is simple to throw together, and the colors make for a nice presentation. Add some fried eggs on top and you've got a hearty breakfast. Make it ahead of time and you have a hot or cold side dish for any meal you're hosting. This dish is both versatile and tasty.
Spaghetti Aglio e Olio is a traditional Italian pasta dish. It's super easy to make, and it's perfect for your family dinner.
Pancit sotanghon is a flavorful dish full of vegetables, chicken, pork, and yummy, slippery glass noodles. Learn how to prepare this dish, and get tips on how to cook the tastiest noodles.
This simple recipe for cooking basmati rice will produce perfect, fluffy rice evey time. Serve alongside your favourite curry.
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.
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 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!
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!
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.
A lot of people choose not to eat barley, because they aren't quite sure how to cook it. This article will provide some tips on how to improve your cooking of barley to make it that much more tasty!
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.
Mediterranean couscous is a simple, plan-ahead meal that is my go-to for lunch! I work in a school, so I need something quick that I can eat in 30 minutes while simultaneously catching up on emails and writing reports. I love this recipe because it can be easily modified based on your preferences.
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.
Cheeseless lasagna can be just as tantalizing as the classic cheesy dish. And, once you try this quick and easy recipe, you won't even miss the dairy.
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.
Delicious, juicy and succulent baked chicken breast incorporated in a tasty salad with cooled conchiglie pasta, vegetables and balsamic herb dressing.
Avocado contains antioxidants and healthy monounsaturated fatty acids. Its buttery texture has a good mouthfeel. This avocado rice is very delicious, creamy, a little tangy, and flavorful.
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.
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.
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?
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!
Barley grain is the oldest of all cultivated grains and has numerous health benefits. This article will break down the uses and types of barley, provide its nutritional values, and offer some recipes of pudding, soups, and drinks.
A recipe of delicious, herby, cheese-filled meatballs served with tomato-based sauce with vegetables and your favorite pasta.
Quick and easy Indian-style matar pulao, or green peas and rice cooked with just a few aromatic spices. Recipe video included.
Are you craving mac 'n' cheese? Enjoy an incredibly easy three-ingredient version of meaty mac 'n' cheese.
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.
Step away from the box! Give this recipe for homemade mac and cheese a try, and you will never go back to the stuff in the box.
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.
Memories of an incredible pasta and pesto dinner in Vernaza and how you can create this northern Italian specialty in your own kitchen.
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.
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.
These easy and simple-to-cook Chinese vegetable noodles are a feast by themselves. Crunchy vegetables seasoned with fresh, aromatic herbs such as ginger and garlic make it a tempting dish.
Bulgur pilaf, called "bulgur pilavi" in Turkish, is one of the many great nutritious and healthy pilaf varieties that have long been common Turkish favorites.
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!
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.
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 make a delicious ham and peas spaghetti in cheesy garlic sauce. The balance of the flavors and texture will surely satisfy your craving for pasta!
Want to have a light and yummy dinner? Make this easy and simple cumin rice that can be made in half an hour. It is a main course rice dish made with whole garam masala, onion, ghee, and cumin seeds.
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 it as a side dish with BBQ chicken, or eat it on its own as a tasty lunch!
This is a great twist on the traditional lasagna recipe that incorporates cottage cheese and Alfredo sauce. It's a tasty recipe that the family will love and is very simple as well.
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.
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."
This creamy clean eating chicken fettuccine Alfredo is so delicious and addicting, I'm positive that you're going to find yourself making it again and again—which I highly recommend! With the addition of cream cheese and real grass-fed butter into the sauce, it's hard to make enough.
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.
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.
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!
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!
Creamy pasta with mushrooms is a traditional Italian pasta dish. It's super easy to make, and it's perfect for your family dinner.
This quick and easy Asian-style stir-fry is gluten-free, dairy-free, and can easily be modified for a low-carb, AIP, vegetarian, or vegan diet. Plus it's delicious!
That fabulous cilantro-lime rice served at Chipotle restaurants is super simple to make at home, so you can capture that fresh, bright flavor at home anytime you want. Just a few ingredients and a few minutes, and you'll have a new family favorite!
Hear the story of the Anishinabe people, and how they came to harvest wild rice from canoes with push poles and hand flails in what is today NE Minnesota.
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.
This is a family recipe I love. It’s very indulgent and doesn’t use red sauce. It can be made vegetarian or not.
Eating the same thing for breakfast every day can get tiresome. Give these traditional Indian pancakes a try!
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.
Baked macaroni is one of the greatest comfort foods ever. Who doesn't love to dig into a plate of ooey-gooey cheesy macaroni?
Step-by-step instructions on how to cook basmati rice using the stove-top method or the rice cooker.
Spaghetti makes a great dinner. What's not to love about toothy strands and red sauce? But when it's old and cold? Let's find a new purpose for yesterday's pasta dinner.
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.
Pasta salads are both economical and delicious. They can often be served hot or cold. The can be used as a light main dish for a meal or as a tasty side dish.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
Lemons are a known source of vitamin C, calcium, B-complex vitamins, iron, fiber and other nutrients and minerals. Lemon rice is an easy way to include them into your meal. Try this yummy, tangy rice!
These delicious lasagna recipes are simple to put together, especially with our secret shortcut for cooking the noodles. Enjoy our favorite recipe with meat sauce, another for veggie lasagna lovers.
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.
Loaded with protein, B vitamins, and iron, quinoa is a seed native to South America with a delicious nutty flavor. It's simple to cook if you use a couple of easy tricks, and the results are just plain terrific. In less than 20 minutes, you have this nutritional powerhouse on your table!
Try my moma's red beans and rice recipe, and you will wonder how you could have overlooked the hearty red bean before. Small red beans are not only tasty, but are packed with incredible health benefits. Come taste some!
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.
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.
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 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!
Spinach is low in calories and high in vitamins and minerals. You can make spinach pesto to freeze for pizzas, bruschetta, or dips. I show you how to make a spinach pesto pasta dish.
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.
This recipe started with an idea and has become one of my favorite recipes. It's perfect for a snack, side dish, or even a main dish. The veggies can be switched up, but the dressing is just amazing no matter which veggies you choose. Sometimes the simple things are the tastiest!
A hearty and savory yet somehow subtle Lebanese-adapted soup, which is more than enough for a complete meal in of itself—complete with noodles, a host of vegetables, and hard-boiled egg.
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.
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.
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.
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!
This is a super quick and easy recipe. The ingredients are rich, and the result is a meal that everyone in my family enjoys.
Drunken pasta is pasta that has been soaked or cooked in wine. Included are multiple recipes with pasta prepared with red wine, as well as several prepared with white wine.
This fast and easy pasta meal is amazingly delicious and healthy. It's 21 Day Fix approved, dairy-free, and can be easily tweaked to be gluten-free. Pairing delicious whole grain pasta with sausage, bright bell peppers, spinach, and tomato makes this a perfect summer dinner.
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.
Combine wild and brown rices with spinach and a drizzle of heart-healthy olive oil, and maybe some low-fat proteins, for a surprisingly savory main dish salad.
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.
Yum . . . this dish is so garlicky. Unlike other fried rice, garlic fried rice is very simple to cook and does not contain any sauce. The ingredients used here are all natural.
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.
There are no rules when it comes to making fried rice. The recipe is endlessly flexible, and it can be easily prepared within just a few minutes. This is my recipe for special garlic fried rice.
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.
Genovese pasta sauce has been Naples' best-kept secret for over 400 years. This incredible onion-beef sauce simmers all day long until it's poured over steaming hot pasta and covered in Parmigiano Reggiano. Irresistible!
This recipe will teach you how to make a yummy, quick, and easy chicken broccoli Alfredo pasta for your family tonight. With just a few easy steps, you can have a delicious, healthy dinner on the table, made from scratch in a mere 30 minutes with hardly any work on your part.
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 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.