Artichokes- Jumbo artichokes are best for stuffing, where as baby artichokes are best for sautéing. The baby artichokes tend to be more tender, and the rounder the artichoke, the bigger the heart!
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Best Ever Biscuits- Growing up I was never a biscuit eater. In fact, I had never finished an entire biscuit until the first time my wife made this recipe.
(Added: 19-Mar-2002 Hits: 6687 Rating: 0 Votes: 0)
Broccoli Cheese Potato Topper- Our friends at the Campbell's Soup Company were kind enough to share this marvelous recipe with us. Try it today for a great side dish at dinner or a hearty lunch.
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Brussels Sprouts- ...When selecting Brussels Sprouts, look for small sprouts with tight heads. Small sprouts yield a more tender texture, and the tight heads help indicate freshness....
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Cheesy Pizza Fondue- If you think that fondue is sophisticated, adults-only party fare, think again. Why should grown-ups have all the fun? This velvety dip has all the flavorful elements of cheese pizza but offers better nutrition. Kids will love the warm pita triangles that reinforce the pizza theme, but it is equally good as a vegetable dip, or a dip for chicken fingers, mini-meatballs, oven-baked fries, or wherever your imagination takes you.
(Added: 12-Jun-2008 Hits: 0 Rating: 0 Votes: 0)
Corn- ...Corn season is May through September. It is best to use the corn right after it has been picked as the sugars in corn gradually convert to starch, thus making the corn less sweet as time goes by....
(Added: 19-Aug-2002 Hits: 2347 Rating: 0 Votes: 0)
Fresh Supersweet Corn- It’s too early to pack the car for a summer road trip, but you can take a culinary tour featuring one of America’s favorite foods--delicious fresh supersweet corn.
(Added: 12-Apr-2004 Hits: 2215 Rating: 0 Votes: 0)
Grilled Lemon Nut Asparagus- Grilling really brings the flavor of asparagus to a new dimension.
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Guiltless Guacamole- This lower fat version of classic Mexican guacamole dip is so good, I actually prefer it to the higher fat version. I have never served it to anyone who suspected that a huge amount of the fat content was removed.
(Added: 22-Mar-2002 Hits: 3415 Rating: 0 Votes: 0)
Its Vegetable Time- We all need more vegetables in our diet. Sure, raw carrot and celery sticks are great fiber, but there are many more wonderful recipes that use the vegetables of summer.
(Added: 2-Nov-2004 Hits: 1086 Rating: 0 Votes: 0)
March is National Sauce Month- Years ago the purpose of sauce was to hide the pungent taste of food improperly stored due to the lack of refrigeration. Today, sauce is used to enhance the flavor of fresh foods.
(Added: 17-Feb-2003 Hits: 1438 Rating: 0 Votes: 0)
Mashed Potato Dinners and Sides- Just how can you serve up mashed potatoes in variety of interesting and delicious ways? Let us show you how! These recipes are inexpensive and delicious - perfect for a frugal family get together.
(Added: 12-Apr-2000 Hits: 1001 Rating: 0 Votes: 0)
Mashed Potato Mania- Potatoes- they're not just for dinner anymore! In fact, potatoes are cheap, versatile, and easy to prepare. But don't limit them to suppertime- they also are fantastic in breads, soups and even in cakes! And if you're feeling adventurous- try some mashed potato candy, which is surprisingly easy and delicious!
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Mexican Style Slaw- This spicy slaw is a perfect picnic food (it uses no mayonnaise) and a unique change to traditional cole slaws....
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Old World Italian Muffins- Serve these savory muffins alongside a hot bowl of soup.
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Potatoes: There's More Than Just Mashed!- The Basic Potato.
Not the most attractive of vegetables. And yet, while its brown and dirt encrusted skin is not all delectably appealing, it IS the most versatile of vegetables.
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Rice- Want to have rice as a side dish with dinner? Should it be long, medium or short grain? No matter which type of rice you prefer, rice is healthy...
(Added: 11-Mar-2002 Hits: 5182 Rating: 0 Votes: 0)
Risotto- Risotto is an Italian rice dish. The rice is fried in fat with chopped onions until golden brown, then cooked in stock. Butter and various garnishes are then added, such as vegetables, cheese, mushrooms, chicken, ham, seafood etc.
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Sass It Up With Sauce- Tired of the same old meats, seafood and vegetables? Try sassing them up with some sauce! These sauces are easy to prepare and will add just the right zing to liven up your dinner table!
(Added: 23-Jan-2002 Hits: 4007 Rating: 0 Votes: 0)
Sugar Snap Peas For The Family- Sugar snap peas are delicious and make a great addition to many recipes. Here are some tips on preparing them at home.
(Added: 24-Apr-2006 Hits: 718 Rating: 0 Votes: 0)
While there are many reasons for teaching kids to cook -- less expensive than eating out, preserves family heritage, etc, the most important
reason is that by teaching your child to cook, you're giving him a better chance to be a healthy grown-up. Enabling your child with the ability
to appreciate freshness and to transform ingredients into tasty foods opens their eyes to making wiser choices about what to eat...