For a quick, easy, healthy meal try my Rockin' Peppers and Eggs recipe. I add more veggies and a little bit of Asiago cheese to a traditional sandwich recipe. It's rockin' with flavor!
Do you need a recipe for an easy, healthy and tasty dinner that everyone can cook? Here it is: the Swedish broccoli casserole!
Don't let the many varieties of winter squash intimidate you! Just because they look odd doesn't mean you can't eat them.
Don't be puzzled by this prickly produce. Join me in exploring the fascinating history of the artichoke, learning some fun facts, and gaining some new recipes to add to your repertoire.
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.
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 eating can be delicious. This is an authentic Greek salad recipe and contains no lettuce. It is even better the second day.
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?
These little potato dumplings are light and soft and can be served with almost any sauce you enjoy: Tomato sauce, as shown, a buttery sauce, or even pesto sauce.
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.
Nutritionists say that we should eat three to five servings of green vegetables every day. Here are tips for adding the vegetables to your diet and reasons why you should do this.
Leeks are an incredibly under rated vegetable and can be used in cooking for a lot more than soup. This page looks at some different ways to cook leeks and provides appropriate tasty recipes.
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.
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.
Six great potato recipes, including baked, roasted, mashed, and fried (fries or chips). Step-by-step instructions with videos and photos so that you can easily follow the recipes. How to make recipes with potatoes.
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.
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!
Green beans are a tasty side dish that you can make fairly plain for your picky eaters—or spice up for those with a more adventurous palate. This recipe is my go-to for an easy green bean side dish; it works great for busy weeknight dinners.
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. Not everyone gets sick from a Listeria infection, but in some people the infection is deadly.
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.
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.
Broccoli--gray, mushy and stinky, or bright green, crisp, and floral. It's all in how you cook it. Treat it gently. Let me show you how to coax broccoli into a treat your family will love.
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.
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.
A Middle Eastern dish of complex flavours, combining health-promoting butternut squash with sweet apricots and honey, intense and piquant preserved lemon, tomatoes and fragrant spices. Quick and easy to prepare and keeps well in the fridge for up to four days. Serve with herby couscous.
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.
Kale is hands down one of the most nutritious vegetables out there. This side dish featuring kale cooks in less than five minutes. What's for dinner tonight? How about anything that goes with kale?
Aaloo Tikki Chaat is a famous Indian street food in which shallow fried spicy potato patties are topped with sweet and tangy chutneys (sauces). This recipe will surely be loved by your whole family.
An iconic French-Canadian dish that combines delicious, artery-clogging ingredients is now popular everywhere.
Corn tops the chart as the most-produced grain throughout the world. I'll give you a brief history of this luscious food, how to find the best-tasting, and (of course) provide some recipes.
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.
Don't kill your weeds, eat them! Have fun learning to identify the weeds in your yard, then picking the edible varieties to make a salad. You'll also find a yummy vinaigrette recipe in this hub.
Green beans--crisp, flavorful, available all year-round, and worthy of so much more than to be buried in creamed soup. Let me show you how to grow, cook, and enjoy them to their fullest.
Butternut squash is a good source of vitamin C, magnesium, and potassium. With these delicious recipes, you can make mouthwatering dishes.
Zucchini squash is a popular vegetable to grow in backyard gardens. With the right growing conditions, you can get a large crop from just a few plants. Here are 10 suggestions if you have more zucchini than you know what to do with.
Learn how to cook vegetables such as cabbage, brussels sprouts, cauliflower, and broccoli with these simple steps.
An easy recipe for crispy, aromatic, baked stuffed aubergine—a delicious vegetarian dish that you can use for a starter, a main course, or as an accompaniment to meat.
Lots of tips for seasoning and cooking corn-on-the cob: grilling, microwaving, roasting, frying, and batter-frying.
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.
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.
These veggies make a hearty meal that's perfect for any day of the year. I especially like to make them for Christmas dinner!
Learn how to make a traditional Russian potato salad "Olivier" with this step-by-step recipe. Pictures, tips and the healthiest way to make it.
Try some of these side dishes to turn a filet mignon into a complete meal. Recipes for salads, potatoes, and vegetables are included
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 quick and easy way to make vegetables taste great. This tasty recipe offers easy preparation and a quick clean-up for busy cooks.
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.
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.
The best mashed potatoes do not come out of a box or a pouch. It starts will real potatoes, and in less than 30 minutes, you can enjoy the real thing!
Dandelion greens have been a food source for centuries. This tasty salad recipe shows how you can put these 'weeds' to use on your table!
Baked potatoes—Fifteen ideas for how to turn this easy side dish into an inexpensive meal for one or an easy family weeknight dinner. Ingredient lists, recipes, and helpful hints—they're all here!
A great collection of my favorite vegetable salad recipes, from cucumbers to layered and fried okra, to a selection of salad fixin’.
This classic picnic side dish was not invented by the Pennsylvania Dutch. Learn its origins, a few facts, and fun variations.
Samphire is a delicious and widely available type of seaweed. This page contains a number of tasty recipes and serving suggestions.
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.
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 great fruit!
Ever wanted to try the popular Southern dish poke sallet, often called "poke salad"? I'm a native of the rural United States and am here to show you how to detoxify and prepare this delicious dish.
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!
The most common color for carrots is orange. However, carrots come in several other colors, as well.
Great recipes for cold lunches to take to work or serve at home. Includes several salads: black bean, corn, and avocado; three amigos; reimagined caprese; cantaloupe and corn; Greek pasta; macaroni slaw; and Panzanella tomato.
What is a truffle? You've seen truffles in restaurant menus or have recipes that call for them in the form of shavings, salt, or oil. Do you know the origins of this funny-looking yet gourmet food? Learn more about these underground fungi!
Spinach can appear in every meal of the day. Let's explore where it came from, how to grow it, the health benefits, why some people hate it (it's not their fault), and creative recipes.
Bored of your average salad offerings at barbecues and picnics? Want to avoid unhealthy salad dressings? This tomato salad is naturally fat-free, and super-tasty!
This moringa lentil soup was the delicious result of experimenting in the kitchen. I will definitely be making this again.
Variations of a family favorite recipe for corn relish. Ingredients for a small batch include frozen corn kernels; bagged, shredded cabbage; bell peppers; mustard; and apple cider vinegar.
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.
Freezing seconds from local farmers is an easy, inexpensive way to stock up on tomatoes and NEVER BUY CANNED TOMATOES AGAIN!
Leeks, that strange-looking onion-like vegetable. What can you do with them? A savory soup is just the start. Let's explore their history and how to use them in every meal of the day.
Chef Albert Verdeyen says chips quite definitely come from his native Belgium; perhaps they do, perhaps they don’t.
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.
Broccoli is a food that many kids hate. The recipes on this page are specifically designed to help you get kids not only to eat broccoli but to enjoy it, obtaining the essential nutrients it contains.
You might be surprised that you can also plan dinner while stopping to smell the roses! Here you'll find ten easy-to-find (or grow), edible flowers to spice up your cooking game.
My son calls this recipe "honey carrots" because after they've been roasted the carrots taste as sweet as if you had drizzled them with honey! There's actually no honey in this recipe, although you could certainly add some, if you like. Hopefully, you find this as yummy as we do!
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...
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!
Learn how to freeze green beans and other garden vegetables and discover time-saving equipment that will make home freezing vegetables a breeze.
This clean eating sweet potato spoon bread is great for any time of the day and any occasion. It would work well for a great holiday side dish, a nice savory breakfast, a hearty dinner, or even a sweet dessert depending on which extra ingredients you add.
All bananas were created equal right? Nope! Some are definitely better than others for making fritters. Let me share my favorites with you.
Eggplant is one of my favorite vegetables, and I make many different snacks with them. But these savory eggplant fritters are special. Crunchy on the outside and spongy on the inside, they have an amazing texture and aroma.
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.
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.
Oven-baked crispy kale, also known as kale chips, is a guilt-free snack that I think is even better than standard potato chips! Plus, when you make this easy recipe yourself, you can add whatever toppings you like.
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.
This article provides recipes for 10 delicious green salads that feature fruits, including apples, oranges, strawberries, watermelon, pears, and mangoes. Salad greens include spinach, arugula, and Spring Mix.
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.
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.
Celtuce is a variety of cabbage with both the leaves and the stem suitable for eating and cooking. This page features a variety of raw and cooked serving recipes and suggestions.
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.
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.
Sour cream, cream cheese, butter, and half & half make these mashed potatoes decadent and yet versatile—the ultimate comfort food. They go well with meatloaf, milanesa, and roast chicken.
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.
Potato pancakes are also known as latkes. You needn't be Jewish to make or enjoy them. Let's look at their origins, and then try some fun recipes.
Golden-fried baby corn is a delectable appetizer that you can make in a jiffy. This is one of my favorite snacks, and I love to make it during the holidays or when guests come to visit.
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.
Read about the three steps to crispy, tender sweet potato fries. Also included: how to choose safe and healthy cooking oils and deep-frying safety tips.
Historical background about the Great Depression and how families survived through frugality and food consciousness.
Green salad—the start of many evening meals. Is your salad bold or boring? You can take your green salad from being a sad, forlorn afterthought to an exciting introduction to the main course. Green salad should and can be enticing, flavorful, and PERFECT.