Getting back to basics seemed to be the theme of our most popular recipes this past month, and it’s not hard to see why.We’re having to stretch our food a little further and to get creative in the pantry to round out a full meal. We’re making things we used to buy, getting creative with our baked potatoes, and putting carrots in our pancakes.
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Growing up, I didn’t realize just how many things I could make from scratch. I grew up on bottled salad dressings and condensed soups. I’ll never forget the first time I read about making my own cream of mushroom soup. I was floored by how easy it was, and it really didn’t add a ton of time to what I was cooking.
This content was produced in partnership with the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute, a public/private partnership between the state of Alaska and the Alaska seafood industry to promote its wild, natural, and sustainable seafood.Show of hands: How many of you have stood in front of the fish case, gazing back and forth between your choices and had absolutely no idea what to buy?
Save dinner and your sanity by preparing these four easy meals and stashing them in your freezer for busy nights.Each one of these recipes takes as little as five minutes to prepare for the freezer—10 minutes at most! Commit less than an hour on a Sunday and you will have four main courses ready when you need them.
One of my deepest and most steadfast beliefs is you can eat well and spend little. This week I want to celebrate the humble home cooked dinner. Each recipe is budget-friendly, richly satisfying and can be eaten as a complete meal with protein and vegetables.Beautiful, nourishing, and delicious food can be created from simple, affordable ingredients.
What can you make with almondmilk? What CAN& 39;T you make?! Check out this round-up of recipes: Lemon Almond Bread, Creamy Garlic Pasta, Scalloped Potatoes, and more!What can you make with almondmilk? What CAN’T you make?!Check out this round-up of recipes using almond milk: Lemon Almond Bread, Creamy Garlic Pasta, Scalloped Potatoes, and more.
This month, we welcome back Marta Rivera for more of her meal plans. Marta is a trained chef, mom of twins, Army wife, and a Our Site recipe tester and developer!Salad gets a bad rap because people automatically relate it to diets or boring restrictions, but we shouldn’t judge and we shouldn’t assume salad means a bed of green leaves.
Listen up… I feel that you should all know that SNACKS ARE LIFE. Sure, there’s a time and a place for a giant home-cooked meal, but there are times when snacks just hit the spot. Especially on game day, know what I’m saying?When it comes to the big game, you most definitely want something fast, easy, and portable that you can munch on.
This month, we welcome back Marta Rivera for more of her meal plans. Marta is a trained chef, mom of twins, Army wife, and a Our Site recipe tester and developer!On a Whim should be the title of my life’s album.I often get these bursts of recipe inspiration that leave me barreling to the grocery store to pick up ingredients before the mood passes.
Chocolate gets all the attention at Valentine’s Day: chocolate fondue, chocolate ganache torte, chocolate champagne truffles … and we get it! Any one of those homemade sweets would be a decadent way to show your love this holiday.But if sweets aren’t the way to your Valentine’s heart, how about a special-something for the kitchen instead?
Here at Our Site, we often partner with cookbook authors and recipe writers who want to share their skills, cuisines, and recipes with us. For the past few months, we’ve partnered with Andrea Nguyen, an award-winning recipe writer and cookbook author, most recently of Vietnamese Food Any Day: Simple Recipes for True, Fresh Flavors.
This post is brought to you in partnership with New York Apple Association. Sure, we’ve all heard the old adage about an apple a day. But when it comes down to it, apples are not only a healthy addition to our busy daily diet, they also taste delicious!While there’s nothing better than snacking on a just-picked apple this time of year, we also love using different varieties of apples in our cooking, desserts, and snacks!
What’s for dinner? The question never stops being asked or needing to be answered!If you’re a vegetarian, or just really like eating that way often (like I do), it can be especially easy to fall into the same defaults: breakfast-for-dinner, soup, pasta, tacos.Many of the recipes below do align with those fallback meals – nothing wrong with what works!
Have you been tasked with bringing the appetizer to a holiday party? Or maybe you’re the host and desperately need some inspiration beyond the go-to recipes in your repertoire?Enter these eight out-of-the-box holiday appetizers!We’ve included a good mix of ideas here, from sausage rolls to satisfy pre-dinner cravings to lighter fare, like yogurt dip, that won’t fill you up.
If “friends are the family you choose,” then celebrating Friendsgiving is the only way to ring in this season of gratitude and cheer. This Friendsgiving menu provides a chance to break away from traditional holiday meals and have a little fun.For some whose family members live too far to travel for the holiday, Friendsgiving replaces traditional Thanksgiving dinner but still offers a sense of togetherness.
I think it’s safe to assume we would all like an organized kitchen, but what does that even mean? An organized kitchen doesn’t have to be minimal or arranged with military precision; it just has to function well, and function better than it did before we organized it!That’s where kitchen organizers come in.
You know it’s fall when suddenly the baking aisle in the grocery store becomes a lot more crowded. Ingredients such as fancy chocolate chips (the Guittard ones, oh my goodness) and pumpkin spice everything (that’s another story!) start making an appearance. When it’s quiet for a moment, you can almost hear the whir of the stand mixer calling to you.
Easter means it’s officially spring, and spring means fresh eggs, lamb, asparagus and artichokes, and citrus!Whether you’re looking for something classic, or for a new dish to add to the mix, here are some of our favorite recipes for the Easter table.Nothing quite heralds spring like serving a leg of lamb at Easter, especially one with a citrus rosemary marinade that’s seared and slow roasted.
Growing up, my family’s annual Passover Seder was most often hosted by my Great Aunt Mim and Great Uncle Al. The way my mom remembers it, these gatherings were “over the top.”Mim would spend days in advance preparing the Seder feast of matzo ball soup, poached salmon in raisin sauce, roast chicken and potatoes, steamed asparagus, and a ground almond torte with strawberries for dessert.
Once you get the hang of homemade pizza, you’ll wonder why it took you so long to give it a try!Start with a solid recipe; add a few special pizza-making tools and techniques, and soon homemade Friday Night Pizza will be a household tradition.Here are the tools we recommend for making excellent pizza from scratch.
This month, Summer Miller is back, sharing her meal plans for April. Summer is a mom, a full-time food writer, and also helps test the fabulous recipes we bring you every week at Our Site.Each spring I tiptoe out to my garden to check the buds on our perennials and the blossoms on our apple trees, and to plant seeds for early-season vegetables.