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.
Do something different for dinner with tofu curry. Get adventurous with authentic Indian spices like garam masala and Asafetida, and learn to swap the curry powder for a homemade curry paste.
Baked chicken with a light lemon marinade brings a welcome relief from the indulgence of holiday treats and dishes.
Ground pork and pork liver are cooked with mushrooms, shallots, garlic, fennel, and thyme, then finished with cream in this traditional Italian pasta sauce.
A familiar comfort dish in a new place to call home.
Mayan end-time talk got you down? Forget superstition and learn something about today's Mayan culture with these recipes from the 'Flavors of Belize' cookbook.
Chestnuts are nutty and slightly sweet and pair beautifully with woodsy sage and salty pancetta. Add them all to a thick pasta for hearty and satisfying meal.
Warm pita wraps filled with sautéed greens, tofu, mushrooms, and onions make for a satisfying meal with umami flavors.
A homesick Texan finds home in Paris by recreating Tex-Mex favorites with Parisian ingredients.
Tis the season of holiday eating. Try this simple orange glaze over chicken for a healthy meal.
Busy months like December require easy dinners that you can prepare by throwing together a few basic ingredients, while still resulting in a tummy-warming winter meal. This eggplant parmesan pizza fits the bill perfectly.
This hearty ziti and sausage dinner layers flavors of Italian sausage, onion, fennel bulb, crushed red pepper, tomato, and Parmesan deliciously. It's adapted from 'Lidia’s Favorite Recipes.'
'Taste of Tremé: Creole, Cajun, and Soul Food from New Orleans’s Famous Neighborhood of Jazz' by Todd-Michael St. Pierre is stuffed with doable recipes, from breakfast to dessert.
This filling butternut squash soup is a simple recipe for a chilly weeknight. Place a cube of creamy Camembert cheese at the bottom of each bowl before pouring the soup, for a velvety, cheesy addition.
A pork chop recipe so simple and tasty that it could quickly become a weekday dinner favorite.
Try this tasty pastry recipe for a different sort of dinner. Serve a slice of pork pie it with a crisp salad, and add some fresh fruit for dessert for a delightful meal.
Fried rice is a favorite Asian staple, but did you know it works best with cold leftover rice? Here are some helpful hints for making this crowd-pleasing meal at home.
Cheesy and warm, but also spicy and smokey, this soup will please both kids and parents. The chorizo and aged white cheddar make it different from your average bowl broccoli cheddar soup.
Roast calabaza, or another pumpkin or squash, for this simple autumn soup. Use sour cream cut with milk to make the spooky spider-web effect, and add a raisin for the spider.
Order this dish at a Chinese take-out place and it may be a greasy, battered mess. But with a nice butt or shoulder cut of pork, simple ingredients, and a light sauce, sweet-and-sour pork gets a homemade makeover.
These delicious, flavorful, light beets work great as a side dish. Serve them with cucumber yogurt sauce, grilled lamb sausage, and couscous for an easy and delicious dinner idea.
Warm up on a chilly evening with this cheesy, meaty, pumpkin-y manicotti. The prep work can all be done ahead of time so the dish is ready to pop in the oven after school or work, or even after trick-or-treating.
Ginger, garlic, and chili paste flavor pork stir-fried with chestnuts and kale and served over gently fried soba noodles.
Clean out the veggie drawer with this easy dish. Cheesy eggs served with wilted kale and roasted squash make an easy week-day dinner, or an inventive brunch idea for the weekend.
Chop and sauté glossy purple eggplant, then toss it with a bright, spicy tomato-red pepper sauce. The dish is versatile; serve it over rice or stir the sauce into potato salad for a meat-free dinner.