A rice cooker isn't the only way to cook a perfect pot of rice. Here are three ways, two for the stove top and one for the microwave, that will work just as well.
Celebrate the Year of the Horse with Asian-inspired dishes. These braised pork ribs, essentially a home-style Chinese stew, are perfect for a chilly weekend meal.
Canned tomato soup can't compare with homemade. Use fresh ingredients and a slow cooker to make a simple and comforting dinner or lunch.
Warm and filling, this savory and sweet dish has added flavor with a miso-sesame dressing.
Ming Tsai of public-television's 'Simply Ming' shares an East-West recipe and other food traditions to honor the Year of the Horse.
Craving a comfort dish inspired by warmer climes? Invite some friends over and serve up these spicy enchiladas.
Sweet potato gnocchi are quickly sautéed in butter, giving them a beautiful color and a lovely, nutty flavor. Then they’re tossed with kale cooked with garlic, shallots and red pepper flakes.
Jan. 25 is Burns Night, which celebrates the birthday of Scottish poet Robert Burns. Celebrate with a hearty bowl of Scottish cock-a-leekie.
Oven-braised chicken thighs with Brussels sprouts and potatoes is a hearty, one-pan meal – perfect for a winter night. Dried minced orange peel adds a bright citrusy note.
Delicious quiche with Swiss chard, mushrooms, and aged Gouda cheese.
This simple and customizable lentil salad works well as a side dish, or packed in a lunch the next day. Add some arugula or spinach to make it a main course.
Try this simple chicken and rice dish known as com ga Hai Nam for a family meal, or even a dinner party. Cook the rice in some of the chicken broth and add vegetables to the rest to make a soup.
Mexican pork short ribs are given a classic French comfort food treatment.
Huddled against the cold? Creamy macaroni and cheese is just the comfort food we need for a blustery day. Use fontinella cheese for an especially creamy version.
Rice pilaf, or plov, is a quintessential Central Asian dish made with lamb, long grain rice, garlic, spices, and root vegetables.
'Bunny chow,' one of South Africa's signature dishes, is a traditional meat curry dish poured over white bread.
Tilapia with white beans and kale is a weeknight-quick, one-pan meal. Capers add a briny kick.
Feeling burned out on cooking? Try this quick meal made with a few eclectic ingredients that work surprisingly well together.
Fresh herbs aren't only for summertime dishes. Use window-sill herbs, a hydroponic system, or store bought basil to create a chimichurri sauce for lamb chops.
A first experience cooking with a slow cooker results in a delicious pot roast with carrots, onions, rosemary, bay leaves, and garlic.
Whole duck legs are braised with orange, ginger, lemongrass, cilantro, and garlic in this dish adapted from 'The Lemonade Cookbook' by Alan Jackson.
When it's chilly, nothing warms you up like a spicy dish inspired by warmer climates. Use chicken thighs, another inexpensive cut of meat, or squash to go vegan for this recipe.
Had enough of leftover turkey sandwiches? Go for a warm and hearty turkey chowder instead. Tips on how to cut prep time make this recipe an easy post-holiday meal.
A creamy lemon sauce over breaded chicken baked into a casserole with whole wheat noodles makes for a delicious weekday meal.
Sautéed and quickly braised with whole cumin seeds, garlic, lemon juice and crushed red pepper flakes, normally mild-mannered celery upstages the supposed star of this dish, ground lamb.