Don't limit salads to a side dish. Eat them as main dishes, make your own dressing, and get creative by adding a wide variety of proteins and grains.
In Chineses households it's believed that eating these sweet cookies will bring good fortune as well as sweetness in the upcoming year. Celebrate the Year of Snake with a batch of homemade pineapple tarts.
Did you know Valentine's Day is also the start of red velvet season? Make a cute and trendy dessert for your sweetheart with these sandwich cookies with heart-shaped cutouts.
Give your sweet something sweet with these dense chocolate brownies, topped with sugary chocolate-y frosting. Be sure to offer a glass of milk to wash them down!
Want to impress your Valentine without spending the day in the kitchen? Try these gooey, fudgey brownies that are easier than a piece of cake to make. Top them with a simple raspberry sauce for a touch of rosey red.
Mussels steamed in a buttery broth of shallots, garlic, tomatoes, and star anise are an easy, delicious, sustainable dinner. Use this recipe to wow your sweetheart on Valentine's Day with a home cooked meal.
Make an authentic batch of crawfish cornbread to celebrate Mardi Gras. Use frozen crawfish tail meat, Creole seasoning, jalapenos, and cheddar cheese for that Louisiana flavor.
King Cake is a brioche dough with a ribbon of brown sugar cinnamon (or praline sugar) running through it, baked in an oval shape, glazed with royal icing, and sprinkled with Mardi Gras colors.
Pancake Day, also known as Shrove Tuesday, is Feb. 12. Top these classic buttermilk pancakes with fruit and syrup of your choice for a sweet start to the day.
Day 2 of a culinary travel adventure to New Orleans included a lesson in making a four-course meal at the New Orleans Cooking Experience cooking school.
A culinary travel adventure to New Orleans included a stop at Palace Cafe, which is owned by Brennan's, the restaurant that invented the flaming dessert: bananas foster.
Wonderfully whimsical and simplistically Southern, 'The Sweet Magnolias Cookbook' is full of recipes that feel like they've been in the family awhile.
Persimmons are a rare in-season fruit in winter. They can be sliced and added to salads and side dishes, or puréed and used in quick breads and muffins.
These unusual cupcakes would make a thoughtful offering for a friend's birthday or sweet treat for another special occasion.
Sometimes simplicity is bliss. Tortilla-coated chicken breasts topped with warm chile con queso, and a your favorite nacho toppings is weeknight dinner waiting to happen.
Quick and versatile, this recipe for tostados is really more of a guideline. Substitute in your favorite taco fixings or leftovers from the back of the fridge for an easy, tasty meal.
Spice up your Super Bowl party, or a weeknight meal, with these sticky chicken wings. Use honey, hoisin sauce, soy sauce, and Asian spices to make a sweet, savory, sticky sauce for the chicken.