Start with a bed of fresh greens and a generous amount of fresh herbs – basil, cilantro, and mint. Then add some sliced scallions, top with roasted eggplant and toss in a sweet and spicy dressing.
This leafy green vegetable, similar to bok choy, only needs a simple prep on the stove top. Plus, tips on how to grow Asian vegetables in your garden.
This version of chicken salad cooks the dressing slowly over heat until it thickens, creating a creamy sauce that has a sweet-and-sour edge.
Savory and crunchy kale cakes are delicious on their own or served with a little bit of yogurt herb sauce.
This no-cook tomatillo salsa verde tastes as fresh as its ingredients — tomatillos, peppers, red onion, garlic and cilantro. Serve it with chips or over chicken, chops, fish, or scrambled eggs.
Spring is finally here, and picnic season is just around the corner! A slaw recipe with a mayo-free dressing is a must-have for outdoor gatherings.
Exotic spices like cumin, fennel, and garam masala bring cabbage to life in this easy side dish. Lemon juice and cayenne pepper add an extra zing.
In Laos the new year is celebrated over three days in spring. A traditional Lao papaya salad, crunchy and bursting with complex flavors, is just the thing to welcome warmer weather.
Add to the classic asparagus mimosa by roasting the asparagus to deepen the flavor.
Crunchy and colorful cabbage coleslaw gets hints of warmth from crushed caraway seeds.
Make a big batch of this sauce at the beginning of the week to use on vegetables, rice, or meat.
Delicious, nutty hemp seeds add an interesting variety to twice-baked yams.
Orzo – rice-shaped pasta – stands in for rice in this earthy, less fussy version of risotto, flavored with dried porcini mushrooms, saffron, leeks, garlic, and lemon juice.
Celebrate Chinese New Year with dumplings. This recipe makes a nice template for sweet potato or winter squash filling flavored with Asian sauces and spices.
Popovers make a savory sidekick for soup. You can also serve them with butter and jam for breakfast or make mini melted sandwiches out of them for lunch.
Skip the salting and frying often associated with eggplant, and try a miso marinade and the microwave. In just 10 minutes you'll have a salty, sweet, and spicy side dish.
This light and refreshing salad makes an interesting side to a stir-fry or curry.
Serve these stuffed peppers as a side dish with shish kebabs or a vegetarian main course.
Swap mozzarella sticks for these zucchini fries. Baked instead of deep-fried, they're still coated in a crispy, crunchy layer of breading.
Collard greens for New Year's Day is a Southern tradition in the hopes for a prosperous New Year.
The perfect cornbread – moist with a fine, consistent crumb, crispy edges, just the right amount of smoky sweetness and a hint of sage.