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.
Breakfast, brunch, lunch, or dinner; this frittata works for any meal. Whipping it up in an oven-safe skillet is a breeze, there's no flipping or crust required. Serve it with toast and cream cheese, for breakfast or with a side salad for lunch.
Rachael Ray's new cookbook is full of pasta recipes and plenty more. Her pasta with homemade sausage and kale in roasted garlic sauce was simple enough for a weeknight meal, and delicious enough for a weekend dinner party.
Making Vietnamese spring rolls at home is easier than you might think. With a little practice rice paper, shrimp, pork shoulder, and veggies roll right up and become a delicious snack or side.
Pack more veggies into your diet with this creamy, low calorie, dairy-free, cauliflower soup. Pair it with a grilled cheese sandwich or a quinoa salad.
A hearty soup made from four kinds of canned beans is quick and comforting, and invites the bright promise of a new year.
This light, citrusy cake is the perfect way to celebrate the new year, a birthday, a deep abiding love for chocolate, or any occasion. A cream cheese frosting and a layer of chocolate ganache puts it completely over the top.
Stave off winter's chill with this warm and comforting roasted garlic soup. Roast garlic, onions, leeks, and green onions in the oven, then purée them and add broth and cream.
Ann Mah's novel, 'Kitchen Chinese: A Novel About Food, Family and Finding Yourself' celebrates life changes, Chinese culture, and most importantly, regional Chinese dishes. This special blog post contains an interview with the author, and one of her favorite recipes.
It's the time of the year to start thinking less about casseroles and cookies, and more about vegetables and salads. Roast up some seasoned carrots for a side dish and use the leftovers in a crunchy salad for lunch the next day.