Instant noodles are very popular with children. For parents, it is quick and easy to throw this together for hungry children. In this recipe, I show you how to add plenty of vegetables to make it healthy, too!
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!
It took me only 12 minutes to make this yummy, nutty-flavored corn snack. I stir-fried sweet corn with spices such as ginger, garlic, and pepper in order to create this crunchy and delicious treat.
Learn how to make seven great potato recipes, including baked, roasted, mashed, and fried (fries or chips). I have included step-by-step instructions with videos and my own photos so that you can easily follow the recipes.
Learn how to make a traditional Russian potato salad "Olivier" with this step-by-step recipe. This article has pictures, tips and the healthiest way to make it.
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.
This is a recipe for homemade potato pancakes with broccoli—a new spin on a tradition and a great way to cook with leftover vegetables. These latkes are perfect for holidays or weeknight dinner side dish ideas.
Chinese bhel is a popular street food in Mumbai. Fried noodles are tossed with plenty of sautéed veggies and spicy sauces. It is a multi-colored, tempting snack and a crunchy treat!
Cucumbers have many health benefits. They may help to hydrate and cool down your body and flush out toxins. This German cucumber salad is crunchy, delightful, and soothing.
Canned pumpkin is not universally available. In Europe especially, canned pumpkin is rare. Even in some parts of the United States where pumpkin is native, finding canned pumpkin can be difficult in the spring and summer. Here are four good substitutions.
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.
Butternut squash is a good source of vitamin C, magnesium, and potassium. With these delicious recipes, you can make mouthwatering dishes.
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.
Swede turnips (also called rutabaga) are sometimes hugely underrated for both cooking and eating. This article explores different recipes and serving suggestions for this vegetable, perhaps helping you sell their taste benefits and versatility to your family.
This recipe for cheesy potatoes is a definite crowd-pleaser. If you have company coming over, don't hesitate to put this on the menu. Your guests will be full of compliments.
Grilling Brussels sprouts is 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.
An easy recipe for delicious and healthy roasted vegetables, as well as a video showcasing more roasting techniques. I hope you enjoy this recipe as much as we do!
In this recipe, I will show you how to cook roasted vegetables in the oven quickly and easily. There are step-by-step instructions with my own photos and videos. Roasted vegetables have a unique taste that is delicious.
Here you'll find a step-by-step guide with photos that teaches you how to easily can and pickle garlic and dill green beans.
This recipe teaches you how to make spicy vegetable pulao. To make this healthy lunch, use vegetables like cauliflower, carrots, french beans, onions, and peas, and spice it up with masala and garlic.
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.
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?
Learn how to freeze green beans and other garden vegetables and discover time-saving equipment that will make home freezing vegetables a breeze.
As the name suggests, this pasta includes healthy vegetables and Indian spices. With a dash of cheese, this becomes an awesome meal that kids love. Leftovers can be packed cold in a lunch box as a snack.
Let's explore the history of the Cobb salad, look at the original recipe, and find and new, healthier, lighter version.
Potatoes are an incredibly versatile cooking ingredient. This article is devoted to exploring a number of less obvious ways in which potatoes can be cooked and enjoyed to perfection.
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.
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.
Learn how to make a traditional mashed potato salad that is classic, creamy, and quick and easy to make. Step-by-step instructions with photos are included. The results are delicious!
Loose leaf lettuce is a garden staple that reproduces at a phenomenal rate—it's no surprise that cooks have created wonderful dishes to use it up. This recipe is one I loved when I was a child growing up in Kentucky.
This is 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.
Enjoy this healthy and meatless Mexican meal tonight! Learn about its nutritious star ingredient: sweet potatoes. Also learn how to make your own quick enchilada sauce that cuts way back on sodium.
Root vegetables are often shunned as strange, ugly, or simply confusing. Think of this as “Root Vegetables 101”—everything you need to know to grow, cook, and even bake with these "lowly" vegetables.
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.
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.
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.
In the United States, okra is a traditional Southern staple. Here are a few of the many ways to prepare and enjoy this vegetable.
After looking closely at many Caesar salad recipes, I created a recipe that includes the best features of from each one. Essentially, this recipe contains the best aspects of the Caesar salad tradition.
Step-by-step photos and instructions for an easy, fabulous potato salad. This recipe can be either fat free or regular.
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.
For years I thought I knew how to make potato gnocchi, but now I have found the ultimate recipe—one that is easy, fun, and authentically Italian.
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.
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 9 suggestions if you have more zucchini than you know what to do with.
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?
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.
Nutritionists say that we should eat three to five servings of green vegetables every day. Here are tips for adding vegetables to your diet and reasons why you should do this.
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.
Learn how to make a traditional Spanish omelette with potatoes and onions. You can serve this dish as an entree or appetizer. It's also good for tapas.
If you like eggplant a lot, and grow (or buy) more than you need, here's an easy way to preserve it for myriad uses.
Learning how to cook corn on the cob lets you serve your guests a traditional side dish that always pleases. You will be surprised by all the ways you can cook corn on the cob.
Do you have lots of summer squash? Here are some delicious recipes to prepare your abundance of squash. Grill, bake, stir-fry, sweet, or create a salad!
Moringa leaves are a rich source of antioxidants, calcium, iron, vitamins, and fiber. A very tasty chutney can be made from these leaves, and adding garlic tempering makes it even more appetizing. Try this easy and simple recipe!
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, and I'm happy to share our technique.
America’s favourite salad has an interesting background—some of it might even be true. Learn about the myths and the true origins of the Caesar salad.
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.
Sweet potatoes are cheap and healthy, and they make a delicious snack. Try this easy and yummy dish!
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 love this broccoli dish! 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!
A Middle Eastern dish of complex flavours, combining health-promoting butternut squash with sweet apricots, 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 or crusty bread.
Greek cuisine can offer you a wide variety of simple, healthy, cheap vegetarian dishes. These potatoes in tomato sauce are a simple and delicious dish, perfect for a weekday!
This recipe is a surefire 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 per week for potlucks and special gatherings. I know you're going to love it, too.
Get the BBQ out! This easy and delicious recipe for grilled peppers will have your guests yelling for more. Made with pesto sauce and Pernod, and the olive oil from these peppers is great for dipping.
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.
Here is a great side dish or snack that is healthy, crunchy, low-carb, and gluten- and sugar-free. It's a perfect bring-your-own dish at group gatherings. Plus, there are tons of ways to customize it!
Chip shop–style potato fritters make an excellent variation on potato-based meal accompaniments. This article shows you how to easily make potato fritters at home that are every bit as good as those you get from a fish and chip shop.
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.
This article features zucchini (courgette) recipes of a number of different types to suit a wide variety of tastes. It includes baked, griddled and roasted zucchini recipe ideas and more.
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.
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.
Try some of these side dishes to turn a filet mignon into a complete meal. Recipes for salads, potatoes, and vegetables are included.
Here in the USA during the summer months, sweet corn is busting 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.
A quick meal in less than 30 minutes and less than $5, bacon-wrapped, stuffed avocados are a delicious way to consume this superfood along with the delightful delicacy of bacon.
This potato salad takes on a delicious twist with the addition of deviled egg ingredients. It's a great side dish for summer picnics and barbecues—or for any time of year.
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.
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.
Here are three recipes for great-tasting broccoli and cauliflower. The first is simple and easy, and even kids who visit our household say they love broccoli. The second uses cauliflower as a substitute for mashed potatoes, and the third recipe combines broccoli and cheese in a new twist.
All bananas were created equal, right? Nope! Some are definitely better than others for making fritters. Let me share my favorites with you.
One evening I decided to make one of my mom's favorite side dishes. It's a traditional Japanese dish using potatoes, and it's a good one that never fails to please her.
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.
This chutney can truly spice up your meal. It is very nutritious as it is made of lentils, garlic, and fried gram. You can use this spicy red chutney as a side dish for rice, dosa, chapati, idly etc.
This method of grilling corn on the cob in the husk gives you moist, buttery corn with a smokey taste. It's a perfect side dish for a summer party or the Fourth of July.
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?
How do you cook parsnips? Are you looking for ideas a little bit different from the norm? In this article, 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 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.
This recipe will help you make corn broth using your leftover husks and cobs. I really like using all of the leftover parts of my food and not wasting anything. There's not much information on the web about corn broth, but corn and their husks are very healthy for you. Why not make some broth?
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.
Cooking fresh broccoli takes only minutes using a metal steamer, and the taste, texture, and nutritional value is well worth the time invested.
A delicious and easy cucumber salad recipe. I've tried every kind of cucumber salad, and this one is my favorite.
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.
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.
Bell peppers are known as sweet peppers because they do not contain the chemical in normal peppers that makes them hot. Therefore, they are sweet, not spicy. The most common bell pepper is the green one, but red is actually the most ripe. Try out all 4 colors and see which kind you like the best.
Vegetable pakora is a dish from the Indian sub-continent that 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.
These veggies make a hearty meal that's perfect for any day of the year. I especially like to make them for Christmas dinner!
The Lebanese salad known as tabbouleh was created more than 4,000 years ago. Learn its story as well as seven different ways to make it.
Water spinach (also known as Chinese watercress) is a popular leafy green that perfectly complements any dish. Learn how I transform this simple vegetable into an outstanding appetizer. It's a bit greasy but it's absolutely delicious!
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.
Need ideas to jazz up your mashed potatoes? Looking for a way to spice up dinner? Here are more than 150 delicious toppings that are sure to make everyone happy.
Don't like cabbage? Want to find out how to take it to new levels of tastiness? This article includes several recipes for sauteed sweetheart or pointed cabbage, helping you to enjoy cabbage at its best.
Cauliflower is a much underrated and commonly over-cooked vegetable. These recipes show different ways of cooking cauliflower to perfection and how to include it in a variety of tasty meals.
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.
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.
Healthy eating can be delicious. This is an authentic Greek salad recipe that contains no lettuce. It is even better the second day.
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.
Although used interchangeably in America, yams and sweet potatoes are two different vegetables. Read this article to find out why, get a nutritional analysis, and find a simple recipe for roasting.
Listeria is a bacterium that can live in animals and humans, survive in soil and water, and contaminate plants. It can cause listeriosis, which is sometimes serious.
Ever wonder what to do with one of those flying saucer–shaped pattypan squash found at farmers' markets? Here is some background information and several recipes for you to try!
A new, gluten-free twist on a holiday classic, the Waldorf salad. This recipe is perfect for the novice chef. Infused with a secret ingredient, dry vermouth, this salad will add elegance to every occasion.
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.
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.
Learn the history of cucumbers, how to grow them, how to use them in cooking and baking, and why “cool as a cucumber” is not just a figure of speech.
Deliciously easy roast potatoes: crisp on the outside, and soft and fluffy on the inside. What are you waiting for? Get the oven on!
What do you do with leftover mashed potatoes? It is, after all, incredibly difficult to prepare just the right quantity of mash for a family meal. The recipes featured on this page give you a wide and wonderful choice of delicious ideas to help prevent your leftover mash going to waste.
Chef Albert Verdeyen says chips quite definitely come from his native Belgium; perhaps they do, perhaps they don’t.
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.
This recipe for absolutely delicious oven-roasted potatoes is a family favorite. This is my secret recipe.
Learning to can fresh green beans in a pressure canner is easy and can provide a nutritious side dish with no preservatives or additives.
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!
Asparagus is a beautiful vegetable with numerous health benefits, but sadly it gets a bad rap as gross, slimy, and even stinky. Let me show you how to cook this wonderful vegetable to bring out its sweet side and help you appreciate just how tasty it can be.
Discover a new spin on a traditional potato pancake recipe that incorporates fresh veggies. Super easy to make and deliciously yummy, you can serve this side dish just in time for summer or at your next holiday dinner.
This is a quick and easy way to make vegetables taste great. This tasty recipe offers easy preparation and a quick cleanup for busy cooks.
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.
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?
Bored of your average salad offerings at barbecues and picnics? Want to avoid unhealthy salad dressings? This tomato salad is naturally fat-free, and it's super-tasty!
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.
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!
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!
If you're looking for an easy spinach salad recipe, Academy Award winner Olivia de Havilland has her own personal favorite. It may well be one of the reasons this star from "Gone With the Wind" has lived to be 102 and outlived every single cast member from the 1939 film classic.
This article provides 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. This side dish goes with any meal, all year long.
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?
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.
Lahori choley—or lahori chaney—is a very popular dish in Pakistan. This delicious curry is served for breakfast with halwa poori or naan.
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.
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.
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.
Chickpeas (garbanzo beans) are legumes that are high in fiber, protein, and several key vitamins and minerals. Cooked chickpeas are very tasty. This salad is made with boiled chickpeas topped with roasted flaxseeds and sesame seeds.
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!
Mung sprouts are an excellent source of fiber and protein. They are low-fat and high in calories. These sprouts taste awesome when they are blended with spices and cooked. Try this scrumptious snack!
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.
Customers wonder why bell peppers are sold at different prices depending on their color. Is there a difference in flavor? Is there a reason why the green ones cost less than the others? Are some colors healthier than others?
This is the original Caesar dressing recipe. Learn who came up with this marvelous concoction, where it was discovered, and why it was so important to create.
What's the secret to crispy, restaurant-style French fries? Learn how to choose the best potato for frying. I've also included step-by-step instructions and photographs for making tender, unforgettable fries.
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!
Jerusalem artichoke, which you may know as sunchoke or sunroot, resembles ginger root in appearance. I was curious to discover what else, if anything, these two edible tubers had in common and what they didn't.
This is a great recipe for using up jalapeño pepper scraps (the parts you'd normally throw away). The resulting paste is off-the-scale hot, and it's easy to make, too. Whenever you need some, just break off a frozen piece and drop it into your favorite dish. HOT!
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.
Don't let the many varieties of winter squash intimidate you! Just because they look odd doesn't mean you can't eat them.
This article features a great collection of my favorite vegetable salad recipes, from cucumbers to layered and fried okra salads. It also includes a selection of salad fixin’s.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Here are 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.
From artichokes to zucchini, this is a list of different types of vegetables, including general information and a buying and storing guide.
Many people have never heard of the morel mushroom, so I would like to give you a brief background on this delicious fungal creature, along with tips on storing and eating them.
I recently discovered purslane as a wonderful addition to my menu. Not only is it nutrient-dense and delicious, but it is free when found growing as a weed in one’s garden.
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 article.
Learn the history of dill pickles, how to make them, and recipes that feature these tangy treats in creative ways.
Freezing seconds from local farmers is an easy, inexpensive way to stock up on tomatoes. Never buy canned tomatoes again!
A vegan shares her first experience with this tuber. Nutritional information, flavorings for jicama, other common names, gardening information, and history of the vegetable are given.
Want all the goodness of rich, delicious turnip greens without the ham/ham hocks? Try this vegan- and vegetarian-friendly version of the traditional dish that has all the flavor but with less expense and effort!
Got a luscious, silky, fragrant ear of goldenrod corn in your hand, but you aren't sure how to cook it? I've got four mouth-watering ways to enjoy your golden treasure!
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.
Potatoes make for a great addition to vegetarian curries as they work well with most other ingredients and help make the dish more filling. This article features 10 tasty recipes for vegetarian potato curries with serving accompaniment suggestions.
Nutritious, delicious and as versatile as you want it to be, curly kale is an ingredient that can hopefully help put the negative reputation of cabbage to bed. This article contains 10 very different recipes to try out at home.
Samphire is a delicious and widely available type of seaweed. This page contains a number of tasty recipes and serving suggestions.
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.
An easy 1-minute glaze transforms everyday boiled carrots into a very tasty side dish. Learn how to glaze vegetables with the easy instructions in this article.
This classic picnic side dish was not invented by the Pennsylvania Dutch. Learn its origins, a few facts, and fun variations.
This is a recipe for a fresh broccoli salad loaded up with ALL the goods you can probably already find in your kitchen!
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.
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.
Try this recipe to make your canned green beans taste like homemade, homegrown green beans that your mom used to can in her pressure cooker. Butter, bacon, and spices blend to these green beans taste deliciously homemade.
This recipe for roasted white potato fries comes together quickly and is a crowd-pleaser. Requiring just a few flips in the oven, this recipe is simple and no-fuss, making it an easy side dish for any meal.
Zucchini sweet relish is a perfect way to use zucchini from your garden. The sweet and sour flavor is perfect with hot dogs, hamburgers, tuna salad, or on sandwiches. Try my best zucchini sweet relish recipe!
Here is a zucchini cobbler recipe that will surely become a favorite summertime dessert! As a bonus feature, you'll find 25 other ways to use up your bumper crop of zucchini.
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.
Vegetable kolhapuri is a dish from the city of Kolhapur in Maharastra, India. It is a mixed-vegetable curry with a thick & spicy gravy. It is served as a main course with roti, chapati, or flatbread.
Taro stems can be green or purple and are rich source of vitamin A and C, iron, dietary fiber, and minerals. These stems are very toxic when raw, but if you cook them, they're delicious! Learn how to make delectable taro stem raita with this simple recipe.
Carrot stir-fry is a tasty side dish that allows you to enjoy the many health benefits of this vegetable. Carrots are a good source of antioxidants, beta-carotene, and fiber.
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.
Lots of tips for seasoning and cooking corn-on-the cob: grilling, microwaving, roasting, frying, and batter-frying.
Broccoli is a food that many kids hate. The recipes in this article are specifically designed to help you get kids not only to eat broccoli but to enjoy it, obtaining the essential nutrients it contains.
Historical background about the Great Depression and how families survived through frugality and food consciousness.
Learn how to make Indian onion chutney for poppadoms that you buy from Indian takeaways. This is a quick and easy recipe for onion chutney, salad, or dip for poppadoms.
Celery—once you were special, a luxury food of the rich and famous, but now you're no more than a flavoring for soup or a bit of green on the veggie platter. Let's discover the folklore and learn some fun recipes to respect celery once again.