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.
Lots of tips for seasoning and cooking corn-on-the cob: grilling, microwaving, roasting, frying, and batter-frying.
This sweet sautéed broccoli is a weekly staple in our house. It comes together fast, and the kids love it. Yep, you read that right—kids loving broccoli! It's probably due to the not-so-secret ingredient of brown sugar, but they're still eating the broccoli, so I'm calling it a win!
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...
As we all know, eating green leafy vegetables play an important role in keeping a healthy diet. My husband and I ate only green leafy vegetables (including Kale) and various types of fish for one week and lost 6 pounds in one week. However, green...
Looking at the health benefits of cabbage, you must include them in your diet. They are rich in dietary fiber, folates, proteins, and vitamins. Try making this appetizing cabbage and mung bean curry!
This moringa lentil soup was the delicious result of experimenting in the kitchen. I will definitely be making this again.
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?
This delicious acar blends sweet, spicy, and sour flavors for a truly complex dish. The secret lies in the nyonya chilli paste, well-portioned vinegar, sun-dried veggies, and a sugar mixture.
Elephant foot yam is known for its omega-3 fatty acids. It is high in calcium and vitamins too. Cook this dish with chickpeas, and make a spicy side dish. This curry goes well with boiled rice.
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.
Green peas are a good source of dietary fiber and protein. They are cholesterol-free and contain little fat. When boiled and mixed with spices and veggies, they make a fantastic curry. Try this!
This recipe is a sure-fire hit! I learned how to make it from my mom, who has become The Carrot Salad Lady in her town... she probably makes it at least once/week for potlucks and special gatherings. I know you're going to love it, too.
Do you love boneless chicken wings? These cauliflower bites are SO reminiscent of boneless chicken wings, you may not even realize that these bites don't contain any chicken! The cauliflower comes out crispy, and the sauce is so flavorful. This is a recipe you don't want to miss!
These veggies make a hearty meal that's perfect for any day of the year. I especially like to make them for Christmas dinner!
This is an excellent Indian bean dish with a very pleasant, savory garlic flavor that is joined by fresh cilantro—and it only gets better with time and is easily made into a full meal.
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.
Historical background about the Great Depression and how families survived through frugality and food consciousness.
Freezing seconds from local farmers is an easy, inexpensive way to stock up on tomatoes and NEVER BUY CANNED TOMATOES AGAIN!
If you have a spaghetti squash on your counter and haven't yet figured out what to do with it, this could be the answer to your problem. You will definitely want to try this delicious recipe.
If you are looking for an easy, quick, and delightful side dish, corn methi masala is a great choice! This is a gorgeous side dish that goes well with flatbreads, fried rice, roti, chapati, and much more.
This coleslaw recipe is a staple dish on my family's holiday table. Pineapple is the secret ingredient that makes this recipe oh-so-delicious!
Root vegetables jicama and turnip are often compared with each other. Though there are a number of similarities between these bulbous tubers, there are some important differences, as well.
Typical cow milk substitutes aren't able to replicate Mom’s mashed potatoes. however, fabulous recipe for making dairy-free mashed potatoes comes close.
This simple recipe will show you how to create a colorful, flavorful, and oil-free roasted root vegetable dish. Perfect as a side dish or delicious by itself.
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.
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.
Chef Albert Verdeyen says chips quite definitely come from his native Belgium; perhaps they do, perhaps they don’t.
Want to give your family a healthy evening snack? Make steamed wontons. This is an easy recipe that anyone can make without much effort. A wonton is a small round dumpling with a savory filling. Serve it with a spicy chili-garlic sauce or a mildly-spicy tomato ketchup.
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.
Green chilli pakora is a popular Indian street food. You can also have it as a side dish. Let me show you how to prepare this enticing dish!
In the United States, Okra is a traditional southern staple. Here are a few of the many ways to prepare and enjoy this vegetable.
Olives—These ancient trees are perhaps the oldest living things on Earth. Learn their history, facts, and enjoy some new recipes.
This spinach and carrot curry is a simple recipe that doesn't include grinding your masala. Both these veggies are nutrient dense, so this is a healthy sidedish. You can make this curry in about 25 minutes.
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.
A family favorite, this recipe makes absolutely delicious oven roasted potatoes. This is my secret recipe.
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.
Homemade vegetable stock can be as unique as you like. It needs only a few basic ingredients, and it's super simple to make with very little prep. Unlike a broth that is made with meat, there is no need to skim any fat off the top, since this is made with only veggies.
Lahori choley or Lahori Chaney are the most popular dish in Pakistan. This delicious curry is used daily in breakfast with halwa poori or naan in restaurants.
Here in the USA during the summer months, sweet corn is bustin' out all over. Whether you grow your own sweet corn or buy it, here's how to make sure the corn you eat in this wonderful season is fresh and full of sugar.
Taro stems can be green or purple. They are rich source of vitamin A, vitamin C, iron, dietary fiber, and minerals. These stems are very toxic when raw. But if you cook them, they're delicious!
A quick and easy way to make vegetables taste great. This tasty recipe offers easy preparation and a quick clean-up for busy cooks.
A simple, easy recipe for gazpacho with tomatoes and cucumbers. With only a few minutes of work, you can enjoy the Spanish classic cold soup at home.
Yet another healthy side dish! Chickpea or garbanzo bean curry, popularly known as "chole masala" is a spicy, tasty, and nutritious side dish. Serve pancakes, roti, chapati, or poori with it.
Making a baby corn stir-fry is very easy. In this quick dish, baby corn and capsicum are sautéed & mixed with mild spices. The crunchy baby corn and capsicum make an awesome blend. Try it!
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.
Ever wonder what to do with one of those flying saucer shaped patty-pan squash found at Farmers' Markets? Here is some background information and several recipes for you to try!
When you see a potato that is slightly green do you avoid it? When you are peeling a potato and notice it has a green tinge do you continue to use it? What does the green colour mean and is it safe?
Summer sun caught and served in a Mediterranean recipe for stuffed zucchini (with anchovies and fennel flowers) in a tomato and wine sauce. It's a summery meal that makes a perfect year-round dish for any party or buffet table.
Patrode (Colocasia leaf rolls) are so delicious that words are not sufficient to explain it!! Experience eating this steamed snack to get to know the real pleasure of eating this awesome food!
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.
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.
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?
Learning to can fresh green beans in a pressure canner is easy and can provide a nutritious side dish with no preservatives or additives.
Bombay sagu is an excellent side dish that can be eaten with flatbread. It is a mildly spicy potato curry. Fresh peas, gram flour, onions, tomatoes, and ginger also go into this mouthwatering gravy.
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!
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!
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.
Stir-fry curry can be made quickly and tastes yummy too. Baby corn and potatoes make a super combo. They blend very well with stir-fry spices. This curry tastes awesome, even when cold.
Customers wonder why bell peppers have a different price depending on their color. There are reasons green peppers cost much less than the other colors.
Bitter gourd is a wonderful vegetable that has many medicinal properties. Though a little bitter, the dishes made with it are truly delicious. Here's a method to make this curry less bitter.
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.
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!
Cauliflower is a very good source of many nutrients that are required for our body. It has a unique flavor and nice aroma. Cauliflower keema is a spicy, crunchy, and delicious curry or side dish.
Can you eat radish greens? Yes! Learn about the health benefits of radish leaves and try these two recipes using radish tops for your next meal.
Learn how to cook vegetables such as cabbage, brussels sprouts, cauliflower, and broccoli with these simple steps.
Soya malai chaap is a soybean dish that is cooked in a thick cream. A popular Indian dish, it is perfect both as a starter/snack or main dish. Recipe video included.
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.
Creamy, indulgent, over-the-top stuffed baked potatoes. A perfect side-dish for that New Years Eve dinner of prime rib—or any special meal.
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!
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.
Chinese bhel is a Chinese recipe & a popular street food of Mumbai. Fried noodles are tossed with plenty of sautéed veggies and spicy sauces. It is a multi-colored, tempting snack and a crunchy treat!
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.
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.
Corn in a cup is a quick and easy version of authentic Mexican elote. This snack or side dish comes together quickly in the microwave and tastes amazing. Make just one serving or dozens!
Jackfruits are considered vegetarian meat. Tender jackfruit pieces in this Indian sambar resemble meat pieces and, they are also a bit chewy like meat. This sambar is very delicious and, it pairs well with steamed rice.
German food is known for its richness and heartiness, but less known are the side dishes that accompany those dishes. Here are the most popular side dishes in German cuisine.
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!
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!
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.
It seems that in every corner of the world "chop an onion" is an instruction in preparing a meal. Learn about the history of this cherished plant, how to grow it, and (of course) recipes.
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.
A great collection of my favorite vegetable salad recipes, from cucumbers to layered and fried okra, to a selection of salad fixin’.
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.
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.
Butternut squash is a good source of vitamin C, magnesium, and potassium. With these delicious recipes, you can make mouthwatering dishes.
Try some of these side dishes to turn a filet mignon into a complete meal. Recipes for salads, potatoes, and vegetables are included
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.
This tomato avocado salad recipe is really tasty and the addition of omega 3-6-9 oil makes it a nutritional powerhouse. This recipe is easy to make and delivers helpful omega fatty acids.
Thai curries are known for their texture and coconut flavor. Making Thai green curry is very easy. All you have to do is follow a few simple steps to get this perfect green yummy side dish. Serve it with hot boiled rice. Enjoy!
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?
Learn how to freeze green beans and other garden vegetables and discover time-saving equipment that will make home freezing vegetables a breeze.
Each autumn, I stand in the produce section of the grocery store puzzling over the sweet potatoes and yams. What is the difference between sweet potatoes and yams?
Even the kids will eat these BBQ'd Brussel Sprouts wrapped in bacon. These skewers make a great addition to Football Sunday.
Learn how to make attractive, easy summer salads that will have your kids and partner begging for more. Easy on the budget, easy on you, and lots of fun to put together!
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.
Samphire is a delicious and widely available type of seaweed. This page contains a number of tasty recipes and serving suggestions.
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!
Savory-sweet recipe featuring acorn squash, meat, and veggies. This dish is Whole30-friendly, Paleo, and is considered clean eating because it's made with whole, real foods!
Garlic and mushrooms are delicious together, but all too often they are served only in its simplest form as a starter or appetizer. The recipes on this page combine garlic and mushrooms in ten different and exciting ways to take them to whole new levels of tastiness and enjoyment.
When my mother recently came to visit me in Tokyo, her mission was to clean, dust and organize my entire apartment. She made it clear to me that she would not be doing any cooking whatsoever, but as she's always never been a fan of cooking, I...
Baingan bharta is a very popular Punjabi curry made with roasted eggplants. This curry is a bit tangy, spicy, and very delicious. It pairs well with roti, chapati, and any flatbread. This smoky-flavored curry is easy to make.
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!
How do you make a delicious green salad in less than ten minutes using every-day vegetables? Simple! Let me show you how to make this main dish or side dish. I don't claim to be a professional, but this salad does the trick at my home for my family. Yummmm! Enjoy.
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.
My first experience with corn casserole was from childhood. I can remember being a little girl and smelling corn casserole throughout the whole house.
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!
The most common color for carrots is orange. However, carrots come in several other colors, as well.
Looking for a healthy appetizer or healthy side dish? Try these delicious white mushrooms stuffed with Parmesan cheese, breadcrumbs, chopped mushroom stems, baby spinach leaves, and mozzarella cheese.
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.
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.
A delicious and easy cucumber salad recipe. I've tried every kind of cucumber salad, and this one is my favorite.
Cooking butternut squash is easy once you know a few simple tips for preparing it. I've also included a few great recipes to get you started.
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.
Bell peppers stuffed with meatless crumbles sautéed with garlic, onions, mushrooms, and spices, then mixed with black and wild rice and topped with red pepper and tomato soup and Parmesan cheese.
An easy recipe that's suitable for beginners and shows how to make this delicious leek and potato soup. Very few ingredients needed: leeks, onions, potatoes, and a few common flavorings.
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.
Do you need a recipe for an easy, healthy and tasty dinner that everyone can cook? Here it is: the Swedish broccoli casserole!
This strawberry blueberry chicken salad has a medley of flavors to treat the palate: the crunch and sweetness of almonds; fresh, crisp lettuce; blueberries; strawberries; and pungent bleu cheese.
Fresh vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet. Unfortunately, many people ruin their nutritional value by slathering them with butter or dousing them in oils to fry them up. Here are eight different ways to season and cook your vegetables without using butter and oil, so that they stay healthy and also taste interesting.
Let's explore the history of the Cobb salad, look at the original recipe, and find and new, healthier, lighter version.
Beets' ruby red color is attractive. Added to that, they offer many health benefits. Beetroot kootu is a delicious, mild side dish made with beetroot and moong dal. Make this easy curry and serve it with steamed rice or chapati, poori, etc.
An easy 1 minute glaze transforms eveyday boiled carrots into a very tasty side dish. Learn how to glaze vegetables with easy instructions here.
This classic picnic side dish was not invented by the Pennsylvania Dutch. Learn its origins, a few facts, and fun variations.
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!
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.
Freezing squash is one of the quickest and easiest ways to preserve your garden bounty. Learn how to freeze squash in a few simple steps.
Normally filled with meat, Bierocks are a tasty treat. If you're out of meat, veggie buns will fulfill the craving.
This traditional Japanese salad is easy to make and uses just a handful of ingredients. Refreshing on a hot summer day, the salad makes a great side dish to any meal.
How to prepare and cook pan fried fresh green beens—a side dish that's sure to be a hit for any occasion.
How to make Indian onion chutney for poppadoms that you buy from Indian takeaways. Quick and easy recipe for onion chutney/salad/dip for poppadoms.
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.
This is a great version of a fantastically delicious quiche: spinach quiche. This is a favorite offering on breakfast and brunch menus and one of my personal favorites.
Using a spiralizer, it's easy to make noodles out of vegetables for gluten free and low carbohydrate alternatives to traditional pasta. Fruit noodles make interesting desserts. The colorful vegetable and fruit noodles add character to main dishes and salads and make for a great presentation.
Looking for an easy sweet potato casserole recipe? Try this delicious recipe that's yummy enough for a side dish or a dessert. Perfect for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or any day in between!
Whether looking for a main course or a simple side dish, cheesy potatoes are simple and easy to make.
Do you like restaurant-style coleslaw? This is the recipe for you. Very similar to the style served at KFC, this recipe is sure to have your family and friends asking for more.
Marinated Tomato Basil Salad is easy . Tomatoes pair well with basil and parsley. Marinating this salad takes it up a level A video showing Basil , Tomato Salads with Olive oil and Balsamic vinegar.
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.
This recipe, Cheesy Potatoes is a definate crowd pleaser. If you are having company coming over, don't hesitate to put this on the menu. Your guests will be full of compliments.
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!
Yummy pumpkin recipes for cake, muffins, cupcakes, cookies, and soup. Perfect for the fall holidays—or for any time. Favorite recipe books are also included.
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.
In Korea, it's kimchi; in Latin American, cortido; and in Europe (and for the ancestors who migrated to America), it is sauerkraut. Learn about this sour food that's powered by probiotics, how to make your own, and recipes that use it in imaginative ways.
An easy recipe for a delicious, low-fat butternut squash soup, You can make this with a Cuisinart Blend and Cook blender or without it.
From artichokes to zucchini, this is a list of different types of vegetables, including general information and a buying and storing guide.
Aloo baingan sabzi, a potato and eggplant vegetable dish, is a popular North Indian side dish that is often eaten with roti, or Indian flatbread. My recipe is Punjabi-style. Easy-to-follow instructions and video included.
Bottle gourd is a miracle vegetable that has many health benefits. This curry is super easy to make. I used bottle gourd, tomatoes, yogurt, and some spices in this. Serve this dish with cooked rice.
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.
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?
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.
Cooking fresh broccoli takes only minutes using a metal steamer and the taste, texture and nutritional value is well worth the time invested.
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.
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.
Simple enough for every day, but luxurious enough for special occasions, this simple Southern fried corn recipe is just amazing. Crispy bacon, cream, and scallions elevate simple corn to rock star!
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.
Once the bane of every child, loathed almost as much as it’s cousin the broccoli; cauliflower is now the darling of nutritionists everywhere. Learn how to make it your family’s favorite.
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.
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.
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.
Don't let the many varieties of winter squash intimidate you! Just because they look odd doesn't mean you can't eat them.
Spicy eggplant curry goes well with roti, flatbread, rice or chapati. This is similar to Sri Lankan eggplant curry, but I have replaced coconut milk with roasted peanuts. This curry is awesome!
How to make a traditional Spanish omelette with potatoes and onions, as an entree, appetizer, or for tapas.
We've all been there - you've cut open an avocado thinking it was ripe, only to discover it's still too hard to eat. Don't despair! There are many great ways you can use unripe avocados.
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.
Greek cuisine can offer you a wide variety of simple, healthy, cheap vegetarian dishes. These potatoes in tomato sauce are a simple delicious dish, perfect for a weekday!
It took only 12 minutes for me to make this yummy, nutty-flavored corn snack. This is just stir-fried sweet corn with spices such as ginger, garlic, and pepper. It is crunchy and awesome.
Caramelized onions are a wonder—savory and sweet, they enhance a range of dishes. From French onion soup to the best turkey sandwich you've ever had, caramelizing onions is a trick you'll adore!
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.
Scalloped potatoes might just be the best comfort food you can make. This easy and delicious recipe has a bit of a twist...definitely not your Mother's scalloped potatoes!
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.
Sweet corn is a crunchy vegetable loved by everyone. You can make varied dishes with them. I will show you a quick recipe to make spicy butter corn for kids. Serve it as an after-school snack.
Grilling Brussels sprouts are one of the best ways to cook them, in my opinion. They're slightly crispy on the edges, but still soft on the inside, and the flavors are just right.
When most people think of beans and rice, they envision a bland meal that can later cause unpleasant gas. Adzuki beans will not give you gas, and this recipe is not only inexpensive but delicious.
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.
Eggplant is loaded with lots of fiber and zero fat content. Eggplants will help get rid of toxins from the body.
All bananas were created equal right? Nope! Some are definitely better than others for making fritters. Let me share my favorites with you.
An easy guide to preparing and cooking pumpkin puree at home. Once you go fresh, you'll never go back.
Tomatoes' health benefits can be attributed to their rich nutrients and vitamins. This tomato curry is spicy, tangy, and aromatic. You need only a few ingredients to make this simple side dish.
Cauliflower is a nutritional powerhouse. The benefits of adding cauliflower to your diet are abundant and it is versatile. Here is a no-fail recipe that will please any crowd. If you are looking for a low-carb food, look no further.
Deliciously easy roast potatoes: crisp on the outside, and soft and fluffy on the inside. What are you waiting for? Get the oven on!
This article is about how to make the best tossed salad. It includes step-by-step directions, recipe, helpful hints, and lots of photos. You will love this tossed salad.
Learn about morel mushroom hunting with tips and recipes. A springtime hobby that offers an edible prize: the morel. But also learn about the false morel, a mushroom you do not want to eat.
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.
This is a good-tasting soup for winter that will make you feel warm and satisfied with good food. This recipe can be made with other forms of delicious squash as well. Video recipes included.