Pi Day may be a good excuse to indulge in whipped cream and sugary fillings nestled in graham cracker crusts. Here's a vintage pie recipe that doesn't go overboard with sugar and is still a satisfying end to a good meal.
March 14 (3.14) is Pi Day. Since baking and math go hand in hand, why not celebrate Pi Day with this Southern Meyer lemon pie? Chilled and bright with a tangy citrus flavor, each piece is like a slice of summer.
A cake-like doughnut with a sugary glaze are easily made in a muffin tin for a brunch get together.
'Superfood Kitchen' by Julie Morris just happens to be 100 percent vegan! It boasts a wide variety of recipes, including a dessert section. Give this kale and black-eyed pea stew a try.
Putting banana pudding parfaits in jars make them easy to store and easier to bring with you.
Get your veggie fix with a roasted delicata squash & tortellini salad that works as a main course or a red cabbage, carrot, cilantro slaw as a colorful Asian-inspired side.
Lots of big flavors– cumin, garlic, celery, red bell pepper, tomatoes, jalapeño pepper, and smoked ham hock– blend into a satisfying soup with a Southwestern kick.
Winter still got you down? Transport yourself to somewhere sunny and summery with these bright and beach-y tacos. They're quick enough for a weeknight meal.
Chocolate truffle filling in a Nutter Butter cookie crust... what could be better? Make a weeknight extra special with this simple dessert.
Soaking your own beans will not only save you money, you'll get a better-for-you-bean to boot.
Edible Books is a monthly bookclub that participates via Twitter. The selection for March is 'Chocolat' by Joanne Harris.
Black sesame seeds, almost akin to dark chocolate or French roast coffee, have a toastier, nuttier flavor than white sesame seeds and are a favorite in Asian desserts.
Stuffed with dried fuit, and baked into a warm pastry crust, these cookies are something special. Use any dried fruit of your choice, raisins, cherries, cranberries, apricots, ginger, dates, or prunes.
Crispy fried chicken wings coated in sticky garlic fish sauce are popular in roadside eateries in Vietnam. Use high quality fish sauce, and try the recipe at home.
Elements of two classic comfort foods combine in satisfying braised veal shanks with white beans.
Big, juicy shrimp made bright with a citrus sauce over a bowl of comforting pasta is just the thing to stay warm in the winter while hoping for the first signs of spring.
Quick to make and packed with good nutrients, these portobello mushrooms make a delicious appetizer or the centerpiece for a meatless dish when served alongside a salad and quinoa.
Food plays an important role in bringing family and loved ones together, be it for the holidays or just a regularly scheduled meal. So why not enjoy family togetherness with entertainment starring your favorite Pixar rat or eccentric cook? The reviews on the following list have largely been pulled from Monitor archives.