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.
If you are rooting for San Francisco, celebrate the Super Bowl with these rich, gooey cookies. Fold chocolate chips and Milky Way caramels into the batter to make them 'black and gold.'
Trying to cut back on sugar and baked goods? Satisfy your sweet tooth in a healthy way with this dairy-free, gluten-free, vegan coconut rice pudding. Add caramelized bananas, nuts, dried fruit, or honey as tasty toppings.
Sometimes you just crave chowmein. Using chowmein noodles, marinaded chicken, and veggies like beans, carrots, and green onion, you can make your own version at home.
Make a cozy, comforting meal with this potato chowder flavored with spicy kielbasa, smokey Gouda cheese, and fresh dill, accompanied by simple yogurt drop biscuits.
Make two meals from one effort by first roasting squash as a side dish, and then using leftovers to star in leafy green salad.
Jan. 27 is National Chocolate Cake Day. Celebrate with this chocolate cake and buttercream frosting recipe that has been a favorite with Monitor readers for decades.
Try chewy, homemade granola bars for breakfast on the go, a school snack day, or keep some stashed in the freezer.
Korean-style beef short ribs become tender and flavorful when oven braised with soy sauce, ginger, garlic, fresh pear, carrots, scallions, and daikon.
January 23 is National Pie Day in the United States. Peanut butter cheesecake is made even better with a sprinkle of chocolate chips and a chocolate cookie crust.
Keep that January diet on track with flavorful interesting salads. Roasted and marinaded beets are easy to make, and combined with mixed greens, bacon, and a drizzle of vinaigrette make a salad worth craving.
Toasting quinoa before you cook it will draw out the natural, sweet nutty flavor of the grain.
Perfect for a weeknight meal, whip these chicken breasts up in about 45 minutes, with a veggie on the side, and maybe mashed potatoes to smother in the sour cream-mushroom sauce.