Lithuanian cuisine is known for its simple and hearty dishes; our traditional fare tends to be naturally filling, made from local ingredients, and only lightly seasoned with salt and herbs.
Looking for a delicious Brussels sprouts recipe? This Garlic Roasted Brussels Sprouts recipe will have your mouth watering and begging for more! It's also a delicious fat burning food!
Zucchini (courgette) recipes of a number of different types to suit a wide variety of tastes. Includes baked, griddled and roasted zucchini recipe ideas and more.
Make this easy potato pancake recipe using your blender. Your potato pancakes will be just as good as Mother used to make. Serve with applesauce and sour cream for a delicious meatless dinner.
An old time favorite - made simple. Enjoy this quick recipe that is so delicious and tastes just like stuffed peppers.
Swede turnips (also called rutabaga) are sometimes hugely under rated as a cooking and eating vegetable. This page explores different recipes and serving suggestions for swede turnips or rutabaga, perhaps helping you sell their taste benefits and versatility to your family.
Crockpots make cooking beans a total breeze. I've included step-by-step instructions and serving suggestions.
Don't let the many varieties of winter squash intimidate you! Just because they look odd doesn't mean you can't eat them.
Salads can be kid-friendly, and this article includes recipes for salad that even a baby will enjoy, as well as suggestions for how to make 2 regular salads more appealing to children.
Zucchini Sweet Relish is a perfect way to use zucchini from your garden. The sweet sour flavor is perfect with hot dogs, hamburgers, tuna salad or on sandwiches.Try my best zucchini sweet relish recipe!
Packing a lunch for work or school every day saves significant dollars every month- here are some ideas for easy-to-make, healthy lunches for each day of the week!
A recipe for the best green beans you've ever tasted: fresh, delicious green beans simmered in chicken broth with new potatoes and onion slivers.
Confetti corn is a colorful and very tasty dish. It is silky, buttery, spicy, and flavorful. It will leave you craving more. This is a 15 minutes recipe. It costs very little. Just try it!
The perfect simple recipe for a rainy day or a quick dinner, and you can make it in a portion size that works for a small group or multiply the portion to feed the whole family!
There is controversy over the safety of eating daylilies. This article tells you why and helps you make informed decisions about whether you should eat your daylilies.
Stuffed cabbage is one of the many traditional, frugal, and absolutely delicious recipes from Limousin, the rural heart of France. This recipe transforms regular ingredients into a feast!
Tofu: eaten by millions but so misunderstood. If you love it, you'll love this article. If you're unsure, I know I can convince you to try it. And haters, I hope you keep reading. I might convert you.
Cabbage Soup from the past is both a recipe and the story of the history of the recipe that so many have sought and tried to re-create over the years.
Green peas are loaded with nutrients and are a very healthy food. There are many ways to prepare peas and many foods that are improved by their addition.
Lots of tips for seasoning and cooking corn-on-the cob: grilling, microwaving, roasting, frying, and batter-frying.
When harvest brings in the butternut squash, it's time fire up the oven and bake this delicious vegetable in pies or serve it as a simple, nutritious side dish.
Nutritionists say that we should eat three to five servings of green vegetables every day. Here are some tips for adding more vegetables to your diet.
Dried beans are a healthy, inexpensive food. Read how to prepare and cook them properly. This recipe works for just about any type of dried bean.
Learn how to freeze green beans and other garden vegetables and discover time-saving equipment that will make home freezing vegetables a breeze.
Learn how to make cauliflower rice: a great rice substitute for those on a low carb or Paleo diet. What is the best method for cooking cauliflower rice?
Ever wanted to try the popular Southern dish poke salad, often spelled "poke sallet"? I'm a native of the South and am here to show you how to detoxify and prepare this delicious dish.
Raw radicchio is a bold, assertive, and somewhat bitter green, but cook gently and it melts into sweet, creamy bliss. I’ll tell you how to grow, select, and use this beautiful vegetable.
Find out here. Four methods were tested, and one came out on top. Using the winning method, you'll get perfect mashed potatoes every time.
Healthy salads can be delicious and are fun to create. Purslane, mizuna and tatsoi are tasty and nutritious greens that are great additions to a salad.
Soups are refreshing and healthy. This spicy, sweet, and sour green pea- tomato soup captivates everyone with its bright orange and green colors. Both these veggies are nutrient-dense. Try this!
Learn about Oregon's natural wild mushrooms and truffles. Learn about their seasons and environments and how to collect them to be used in your food.
All I can say is "AWESOME"! These fried green tomatoes were simply amazing. The best I've EVER had. We do fried green tomatoes every year for my birthday/4th of July dinner. I decided to find a new recipe because the ones we made were only so-so. I'm a believer and a lover of your technique and recipe. Thank you so much for sharing with us!
If you're anything like I am, then you look for an excuse to put mushrooms into anything possible. This is one of my favorite go-to mushroom dishes.
Easy photo directions for quick cooking white beans from scratch without soaking, plus recipes, tips and nutritional information.
Using mixed veggies in a soup means you'll have a hearty, nutritious meal. I used carrot, tomato, beetroot, onions, garlic, cumin, ginger, and butter in this puree soup. This soup is colorful & tasty.
Boxty, or Irish potato pancakes, are simple to make and delicious to eat. Crusty golden brown outside and fluffy and tender inside, these are economical and just plain delicious.
Read about the 3 steps to crispy, tender sweet potato fries. Also included: how to choose safe and healthy cooking oils and deep frying safety tips.
For such an unassuming vegetable the carrot certainly has an amazing history; carrots are as old as time, multi-cultural, and did you know that they were part of World War II propaganda?
Fried green tomatoes, thought of as a Southern dish, actually began with Jewish immigrants in the Northeast and Midwest. This recipe for the dish and accompanying sauce is simple yet delicious.
Garlic that unexpectedly turns blue during cooking or pickling can be quite an unpleasant surprise to both new and experienced cooks. How does garlic turn blue? Is blue garlic safe to eat?
Many people have never heard of the Morel Mushroom so I would like to give you a brief background on this delicious fungal creature. Mind you, my research has not gone in depth because I would much rather hunt for these wonderful little morsels than...
Butternut squash is a good source of vitamin C, magnesium, and potassium. With these delicious recipes, you can make mouthwatering dishes.
How do you cook parsnips? Are you looking for ideas a little bit different from the norm? On this page, among other ideas, you will find recipes for parsnip mash, parsnips roasted with chicken and other root vegetables and even parsnips roasted in Scotch whisky marmalade!
Here are step-by-step instructions on how to turn simple vegetables into food art. Advanced artistry is not required. Basic knife skills and creativity are all you need.
Brussels sprouts are scorned and hated by many but are actually a very tasty and nutritious vegetable. These recipes show you how to transform sprouts in to a vegetable your family will learn to love.
A new spin on a traditional potato pancake recipe, incorporating fresh veggies. Super easy to make and deliciously yummy. Serve this side dish just in time for summer or at your next holiday dinner.
Butternut squash is a delicious winter staple, but it's difficult to work with. By using the microwave, you can cut preparation time down to almost nothing.
Freezing seconds from local farmers is an easy, inexpensive way to stock up on tomatoes and NEVER BUY CANNED TOMATOES AGAIN!
What can I tell you about Brussels sprouts? They are good for you, they are not baby cabbages, they don't have to smell bad, and, if you give me a chance, I might even convince you to love them.
Bitter gourd contains numerous important nutrients. People like to use this veggie mainly to stay in good health. This stir-fry is an easy recipe. It is tasty too. Use it as a side dish for the meals.
Photos and information on types of banana that is suitable for frying as banana fritters. There are many varieties of bananas to choose from, so check it out here
What's the secret to crispy, restaurant-style french fries? Learn how to choose the best potato for frying. Also included, step-by-step instructions and photographs for making tender, unforgettable fries.
Radishes get a bad rap and are usually only added to salads for color. Radishes aren't just for salads! Here is a simple, yummy recipe for pickling radishes that I promise you'll love.
Historical background about the Great Depression and how families survived through frugality and food consciousness.
Pickled onions are something of a British culinary institution. This page shows how easy it is to make chip shop style pickled onions at home.
Step by step instructions for preparing potato pancakes using a store bought mix. This is great for first-timers or cooks looking for helpful tips and fresh ideas. Goes with any meal all year long.
This is one of the easiest soups I have ever made. You only need five ingredients that you may already have on hand. Want to know about the taste? It's very yummy with lemon and roasted garlic!
A no fuss and easy to follow, step by step method on how to make falafels. A healthy falafel recipe which you can complete in 30 minutes. Great for brunch, lunch, dinner or for a snack.
Loose-leaf lettuce is a garden staple and reproduces at a phenomenal rate. Cooks have created wonderful dishes to use it up. This recipe is one I loved when I was a child growing up in Kentucky.
Not only is this classic Italian recipe light and delicious, it's also low in sodium. See how this Eggplant Parmesan measures up to the restaurant version nutritional scorecard.
Weekly routine of freezing keeps the household in pinto beans for all the recipes that need them. A few decades later and one has probably saved money and practiced good eco green habits.
Warm up with this delicious, healthy, and low-sodium minestrone soup. It's hearty enough to serve as a main dish.
This recipe for chunky gazpacho soup gets its bright flavors from fresh tomatoes, crisp bell peppers, cucumbers, and sweet onions with the ideal seasonings including fresh cilantro and/or basil.
A quick and easy way to make vegetables taste great. This tasty recipe offers easy preparation and a quick clean-up for busy cooks.
California cuisine is a rapidly evolving food trend with a wide range of meaning and many different approaches. Let's find out how it came to exist and what makes it so unique.
Baked beans don't have to be boring. Here are some recipe ideas which let baked beans achieve their maximum potential.
On a hot summer day, nothing beats a chilled meal that you don't have to cook on a stove. Gazpacho and cucumber gazpacho are two of my favorite cold soups to have in the summer. They are nutritious and delicious and great to have if you know any vegetarians.
I'm sharing my French onion soup recipe that is out of this world. With servings for two, this is a delicious feast for any occasion. It is pretty much Nirvana with apple smoked Gruyere cheese. Yum!
Hasselback potatoes boast crispy outsides and tender centers. These fancy potatoes are easy to prep and come out lovely every time. They're prettier and yummier than just another baked potato.
This guide shows you how to buy, store, cook, and measure any bean you decide to make. Beans can be as gourmet as anything else we cook.
Text and photos teach you step-by-step how to preserve winter squashes or pumpkins by pressure canning.
Potatoes are an incredibloy versatile cooking ingredient. This page is devoted to exploring a number of less obvious ways in which potatoes can be cooked and enjoyed to perfection.
With fresh vegetables and the flavors of the mediterranean, this Cucumber and Tomato Couscous salad is easy and delicious and perfect for your next dinner or lunch.
Vegetable pakora is a dish from the Indian sub-continent which knows huge popularity in the UK, either as the first course of a meal or as a simple tasty snack. This recipe is for a simple vegetarian pakora which can be prepared even where you don't have access to the proper gram flour.
Describe your idea of perfect potato salad. Tangy with vinegar, bright with mustard, a contrast of creamy potatoes and crunchy vegetables, or perhaps something even more exotic? Let me show you how.
Green peppers provide a number of nutrients and benefits to your body and health. They also taste great whether they are in your spaghetti sauce, or fresh on a salad. These are a great fruit!
Oven-roasted tomatoes are healthy and delicious! Follow these easy instructions using your home oven and get suggestions on how to use these gems in meals, appetizers, or snacks.
Don't like cabbage? Want to find out how to take it to new levels of tastiness? This page includes several recipes for sauteed sweetheart or pointed cabbage, helping you to enjoy cabbage at its best.
A cool-weather super-food, kale is packed with vitamins. Enjoy it raw in salads, braised or stir-fried as a side dish, or incorporate it into a fantastic vegetable pie.
I have learned much from my Polish American friends about the important of Easter in their culture, friendships, families, and faith. Please enjoy the recipes and information.
It is easy to prepare roasted garlic to use in your recipes, or as a spread. Whether you use an oven, a grill or an electric garlic roaster, add some rich flavor to your meals with healthy garlic.
This is my favorite soup, as it has veggies and milk. This soup is not sour. We don't use tomato in this puree soup. This peppery soup is palatable. Sip this smoky-flavored soup on a cold evening.
Stay healthy with this mouth-watering vegetable soup recipe chock full of antioxidants. Easy to make, and cooks in about 45 minutes. The longer you let this soup simmer, the more flavor it gives.
Ever heard of cooking corn in an ice chest? It works and it is awesome. Try this great recipe for cooler corn and watch the video on how to shuck corn perfectly every time.
Making a healthy and yummy breakfast is everyone's wish. Try this corn sandwich to satisfy your taste buds. You can make this crunchy and flavorful corn sandwich quickly.
Chip shop style potato fritters make an excellent variation on potato based meal accompaniments. This page shows you how to easily make potato fritters at home, every bit as good as you will get from a fish and chip shop.
Ever wondered why some Italian soups are called Zuppa and others called Minestra? This is a tale of class distinctions. Recipe for Sicilian Zuppa Di Asparagi (asparagus soup).
Listeria is a bacterium that can live in animals and humans but also survives in soil and water, where it contaminates plants. It causes a disease called listeriosis.
This recipe is so easy to make. If you love the flavors of rosemary and garlic, you need to make this rustic side dish that is the perfect side dish for lamb, chicken, steak and pork.
Warm up this season with this healthy and hearty meatless chili recipe. Your family and friends will love it! The pumpkin adds rich color, flavor and nutrition to this tasty meal.
Dozens of chefs have given this classic their own personal spin; however, “more” is not necessarily "better." Let's get back to basics and find the perfect salade niçoise.
Get a taste of Germany with these four easy and delicious German salad recipes! You'll find recipes for German Beet Salad, German Celery Root Salad, German Carrot Salad and German Cucumber Salad.
Samphire is a delicious and widely available type of seaweed. This page contains a number of tasty recipes and serving suggestions.
Great recipes for yellow squash and zucchini, all with low carb counts - even fried squash and fried zucchini. You won’t miss the carbs! Photos included.
Portobello, or breakfast mushrooms, are the best mushrooms for stuffing due to their size. This page includes a number of very different tasty recipes for stuffings, as well as serving suggestions.