There's nothing like making your own broth. The flavor is richer and more complex than store bought. Even the process of making your own broth is more satisfying. It is surprisingly easy and inexpensive to do. Your homemade broth can be used to make far more than legendary soups. Even more enticing, you can use your homemade broth to create better tasting stews, sauces and gravy,... Read More
In this article, I am going to share with you three delicious pasta recipes that you can prepare for any occasion. The recipes are very easy and can be prepared in less than 30 minutes. They're fancy enough for entertaining or just a weeknight dinner.
Lemon Tuna Pasta 4 tsp Butter 8 Black olives, pitted and sliced 1 tsp olive oil 2 cans chunk tuna, drained 4 large garlic cloves,... Read More
Want to serve an elegant, yet easy, dessert? Try truffles. The chocolate kind, that is. Not the fungi. These rich and creamy bite-sized indulgences are really quite simple to make. The secret is to buy the best chocolate you can afford.
For 25-30 basic chocolate truffles you will need:
4 oz. good quality bittersweet chocolate, chopped in small pieces
4 oz. good quality semisweet or milk chocolate, chopped in small... Read More
by Lerrina Collins
What can turn a spicy, smelly vegetable into a sweet, flavor-enhanced delight? Caramelizing! At least when it comes to onions. While some people enjoy onions any way they can get them, most have learned cooking, particularly grilling or sauteing, changes the onion's chemical makeup, diminishing its strong flavor and even adding a hint of sweetness. ... Read More
Sugar cravings are the biggest challenge most of us have to face when choosing a healthy, nourishing diet. Even after learning about the negative health impacts of eating sugar, the thought of reducing or eliminating your sugar consumption can seem like an outrageous and impossible feat.
Phasing sugar out of your diet is possible when you use lots of nourishing support and a wide array of natural sugar alternatives. Once the sugar is... Read More
With the end of summer, you probably have an overabundance of zucchini from your garden that you are trying to find recipes for. Or maybe you know someone who is trying to find homes for all of their excess zucchini! You'd be amazed at all the meals you can create with zucchini. Here are just a few ideas.
Stuffed Zucchini 5 medium zucchini 1/4 c. brown rice, uncooked 1/2 c. boiling water 1 small onion,... Read More
by Stephanie Larkin
Imagine getting home from work to the tantalizing smell of dinner, ready to dish out, hot and delicious. For a busy working mom, corporate couple or live-alone single, that's a dream that doesn't seem likely, unless you can afford your own chef. But it's not unattainable. All you need... Read More
by Barbara Pena
Sometimes getting dinner on the table seems like a daunting task, but with a little preplanning, it can be quick and easy -- and even save you money. These quick and easy dinner recipes make getting dinner on the table faster than ordering takeout!
This first recipe is great for the... Read More
These are two of my favorite party appetizer recipes that I used to prepare in parties! They are quick, easy and the ingredients are available in any store.
Note: Both party appetizer recipes yield 8 servings.
8 large Shrimp, cooked
1 Garlic clove, crushed
2 Green onions, trimmed
2 tbsp Lemon juice
1/2 Red bell pepper, seeded, cut in thin... Read More
An important factor in being a good cook is to understand how to properly measure ingredients. With many recipes, the correct measurement of ingredients can either make or break a recipe. This is especially true in baking where every tiny teaspoon counts!
There was a time when cookbooks did not use terms like teaspoon, tablespoon or cup. Instead, they used phrases like "nice leg of spring lamb" or a "handful" of beans. Sometimes,... Read More