Simple angel hair pasta side, with an olive oil, garlic, herb sauce.
Delicious homemade applesauce recipe. There is nothing better than homemade applesauce with hand-picked apples, and it is so easy to do!
Quick and easy asparagus recipe. How to cook asparagus spears perfectly, dress with olive oil, Parmesan, and lemon zest.
Classic asparagus risotto made with arborio rice, shallots, stock, fresh asparagus, and Parmesan cheese.
Elegant steamed asparagus served with a Hollandaise butter sauce.
Quick and easy baby bok choy recipe. Baby bok choy sauteed in olive oil with garlic, green onions and a dash of sesame oil. Then mixed with roasted, salted cashews.
Bok choy cooked with garlic, sherry, chicken broth, and prosciutto.
Baby bok choy, stir fried with sliced yellow bell peppers, green onions, and sesame oil.
Baked asparagus with olive oil and parmesan cheese.
White beans baked in tomato sauce with bacon, onions, garlic, honey, stock, and chili pepper flakes.
Classic sauerkraut recipe with chopped apple and juniper berries.
Delicious way to serve beet greens and other greens such as collard or kale. Beet greens recipe with bacon, garlic, onion, sugar, vinegar, and red pepper flakes.
Quick and easy. Torn cabbage leaves, blanched in salted water, tossed with butter, caraway and celery seeds.
Sweet potatoes, boiled in water, mashed and mixed with bourbon whisky, butter, and sugar.
Fennel bulbs braised until tender in anise liqueur and stock, then garnished with fennel fronds and orange zest.
Leeks trimmed and gently braised in butter and white wine and seasoned with thyme, garlic and parsley.
Pearl onions braised with butter and chicken stock, great side dish for roast beef or stews.
Sweet and sour red cabbage, cooked with bacon, apples, onions, and roasted chestnuts.
Fresh cranberries baked with sugar, brandy, and orange zest.
Quick and easy broccoli stir fry recipe with ginger and sesame. Broccoli florets, stir-fried with minced ginger and garlic, then cooked with stock, sesame oil, and soy sauce.
Simple and delicious Brussels sprouts recipe with lightly steamed or boiled sprouts, mixed with sauteed onions, butter, and toasted almonds.
Thinly sliced brussels sprouts sauteed with bacon and onions, then tossed with roasted chestnuts, thyme and a little lemon juice.
Brussels sprouts quartered and quickly sautéed with chili pepper flakes and black bean garlic sauce.
Simple and easy butternut squash, apple, and cranberry bake recipe. Perfect for a holiday feast.
Creamy butternut squash risotto recipe, perfect for autumn. Arborio rice, slowly cooked in broth, with onion, butternut squash, white wine, butter, Parmesan and chives.
Cubed butternut squash, cooked on the stovetop with browned butter and thyme.
Butternut squash with butter, ginger, walnuts, thyme, and vanilla.
Pasta with the easiest ever tomato sauce made with whole canned tomatoes, butter, sugar, basil, and salt and pepper.
Candied yams, garnet sweet potatoes, glazed with a brown sugar, ginger, cinnamon, orange sauce.
Sliced onions and fennel, slowly cooked until lightly browned, tossed with Parmesan, lemon, and parsley.
Easy-to-make carrot soufflé with carrots, milk, saltines, cheddar cheese, butter, and eggs.
Quick and easy puréed cauliflower recipe with sour cream and butter.
Cauliflower, first boiled briefly, then sautéed with toasted pine nuts, bacon or pancetta, garlic, lemon juice and chile pepper flakes.
Celery root purée, celery root boiled until soft, then mashed with butter and cream.
Celery root salad recipe, also known as celery remoulade, with celery root, green apple, and a mayonnaise Dijon dressing.
Japanese-style stir-fry, thin batons of celery, stir-fried with chili-infused oil and soy sauce.
Julienned chayotes cooked with roasted tomatoes, onions, green chiles and cilantro.
Cornbread packed with cheese, onions, whole corn, and flavored with bacon drippings. Cooked in a cast iron skillet.
Easy baked acorn squash recipe, perfect for the fall. Squash is cut in half, insides scooped out, then baked with a little butter, brown sugar, and maple syrup.
Glazed carrots, sliced carrots, sautéed in butter and sugar, then cooked in stock until sauce is reduced to a glaze.
Irish mashed potatoes mixed with greens and scallions and lots of butter and cream.
Fried potato patties made from leftover colcannon, a combination of mashed potatoes, kale or other greens, and scallions or green onions.
Fresh collard greens cooked with onion, garlic, chile pepper flakes, bacon fat, and dark sesame oil.
Collard greens cooked until wilted with bacon, onion, garlic, vinegar, sugar, and a dash of hot sauce.
Chopped corned beef and potatoes, fried up with onions, and served as a side or for breakfast with eggs.
Homemade cranberry applesauce made with apples, fresh cranberries, lemon juice, sugar, and cinnamon.
Holiday and Thanksgiving Cranberry Relish recipe. Fresh cranberries ground up with apples and orange. Great with turkey sandwiches.
Classic, easy and delicious Thanksgiving cranberry sauce recipe. How to make cranberry sauce from scratch. Perfect with turkey.
Classic creamed corn with fresh yellow corn cut straight from the cob, onion, butter, and cream.
Creamed spinach recipe with fresh spinach, a butter, flour, milk sauce, onions, and bacon.
Mashed, creamed turnips recipe with turnips, milk, butter, cream, cloves, and nutmeg.
Green beans, lightly boiled, then tossed with sautéed mushrooms and onions, held together with sour cream sauce.
Creamy polenta recipe. This polenta is so light, so fluffy, so creamy, it could almost be a dessert.
Spice up your summer BBQ with a Creole potato salad, seasoned with spicy creole mustard.
Crispy hash browns recipe. Method for making perfectly browned and crispy hash brown potatoes.
Cucumber yogurt tzatziki, a simple salad of peeled, sliced cucumbers, yogurt, dill, and salt and pepper. To accompany spicy dishes.
Classic potato salad recipe with boiled Russet potatoes, dill pickles, celery, parsley, red onion, scallions, hard boiled eggs and a mayonnaise Dijon dressing.
Luxuriously rich, smooth, and flavorful ratatouille recipe. Vegetables are first browned, then roasted, then cooked in a tomato sauce. Includes onion, garlic, zucchini, squash, bell peppers, eggplant, tomatoes, and fresh herbs.
An egg salad made in the style of deviled eggs, with mustard, mayo, hot sauce and paprika.
Dinosaur kale, also called Lacinato or black kale, sautéed with garlic and olive oil and serve with poached baby potatoes.
Classic Louisiana Cajun dirty rice, a rice pilaf made with the holy trinity of onions, celery, and peppers, and ground pork and chicken livers.
Classic Duchess potatoes, mashed with butter, nutmeg and cream, then baked until the tops are golden brown.
Quick and easy black beans and rice with onion, bell pepper, garlic, Tabasco, oregano, and white rice.
Baked fennel with olive oil, mozzarella and parmesan cheeses, bread crumbs and fresh thyme.
Fennel salad with thinly sliced fennel bulb and a fresh mint vinaigrette.
Fingerling potatoes, boiled and then dressed with vermouth and an herb vinaigrette.
Two classic garlic bread recipes, one toasted and crispy from the broiler, the other soft from being wrapped in aluminum foil and heated in the oven.
Creamy garlic mashed potatoes made with roasted garlic and Yukon Gold potatoes.
Ginger pineapple fried rice, a perfect use for leftover rice, makes a delicious side dish for shrimp, pork, or chicken.
Beautiful golden beets and Brussels sprouts. Roasted or boiled golden yellow beets with parboiled Brussels sprouts, sauteed together in olive oil, shallots and thyme, and topped with toasted almonds.
Recipe for green beans, boiled first, then sauteed in butter with thyme and toasted almonds.
Lightly blanched fresh green beans sautéed in bacon fat and served with a little bacon, black pepper and either vinegar or lemon juice.
An easy to prepare green beans recipe with tomato and chile salsa. A Latin twist on the classical haricots a la provencale recipe.
Quick and delicious green beans recipe with fresh green beans, shallots, and pancetta.
Mashed russet potatoes mixed with purée of parsley and green onions.
Tender, smokey artichoke halves, easily and beautifully grilled.
Nothing beats the flavor of asparagus, coated in olive oil, sprinkled with salt, and quickly grilled.
How to grill corn on the cob. Juicy, tender, grilled corn-on-the-cob recipe. Grill fresh corn cobs in their husks on direct high heat.
Grilled red onions, chilled and marinated in a rosemary herb dressing.
Slices of sweet potatoes grilled over a hot fire and slathered with a cilantro-lime dressing.
Quick and easy grilled tomatoes recipe for grilling over a gas or charcoal grill.
Savory grits with extra corn and green onion greens, Parmesan cheese, and parsley.
Hashed brussels sprouts made with thinly sliced brussels sprouts, tossed in lemon juice, sauteed in butter, and sprinkled with vermouth.
Brussels sprouts steamed briefly and then stir-fried with a hoisin glaze.
Garnet yam sweet potato recipe, pureed garnet yams with butter, brown sugar, and holiday spices. Perfect for Thanksgiving.
Simple and easy home fries two ways, one recipe starting with raw potatoes, another starting with cooked. Both skillet fried.
Simple and delicious hummus, made with garbanzo beans, also known as chickpeas, tahini, lemon juice, garlic, olive oil, and salt.
Aromatic basmati rice, cooked with onions and flavored with cloves, cinnamon, cardamom, cumin, mustard seed, chili and turmeric.
Long grain rice, cooked in coconut milk with beans, a favorite side dish of Jamaica.
Kale sautéed with Italian sausage, onions, garlic and white beans.
Wilted kale recipe with arame seaweed, garlic, sesame, and fresh minced ginger.
A French classic, whole leeks are boiled, drained, then marinated in a Dijon vinaigrette.
Rounds of carrots, sautéed in butter and glazed with maple syrup and orange juice. Perfect for the holidays!
Sliced, baked sweet potato yam recipe, with maple syrup, brown sugar, and pecans.
Button or cremini mushrooms, dry sautéed, then sautéed with butter and Marsala wine, and reduced until the wine is just a glaze on the mushrooms.
Creamy mashed yukon gold potatoes with goat cheese, sage, and browned butter.
Mashed rutabaga with sour cream, dill, salt and pepper.
Mexican green rice, a rice pilaf cooked in chicken stock with poblano chiles, parsley, cilantro, onion, and garlic. Arroz verde.
Simple risotto made with arborio rice, onion, meyer lemon zest and juice, white wine, oregano, topped with toasted pine nuts and Parmesan.
Zucchini and summer squash, sauteed with bell peppers, fresh tomatoes, onion, garlic, basil, and served with melted cheddar cheese.
I've never tasted any turkey stuffing that has come close to as good as mom's. Classic Thanksgiving turkey stuffing recipe made with French bread cubes toasted in butter, walnuts, onion, celery, apple, green olives, and stock made from turkey giblets.
Rich, creamy mushroom risotto recipe with risotto rice, brandy, Parmesan and mushrooms.
Peppery mustard greens simply sauteed with onions, garlic, and olive oil and a dash of sesame oil to finish.
Red skinned new potatoes recipe with a sauce of Mozarella, cream, tomatoes, onions, cilantro and oregano.
Nopalitos, chopped prickly pear cactus paddles sautéed with onions, garlic, jalapeno, and tomatoes.
A South Carolina okra pilaf with okra, rice, bacon and green bell pepper. Also called Limpin' Susan.
Onion potato gratin with sliced Yukon Gold potatoes, baked with onions, with heavy cream and Gruyere and Parmesan cheeses.
Crunchy onion rings recipe. Onion rings, soaked in buttermilk, coated with flour and cornmeal, and deep fried to a golden crisp.
Middle Eastern carrot salad. Shredded carrots and golden raisins dressed with honey, lemon and orange blossom water.
Wedges or slices of sweet potatoes, tossed in olive oil, sprinkled with spices, and baked on high heat until crispy and browned. Addictive!
Oven-fried homemade potato chips recipe, made with thin slices of Russet potatoes, butter, and salt.
Italian bell pepper, onion, tomato sauté, with garlic, ground oregano, and fresh basil.
Boiled potatoes with melted Jalapeno pepperjack cheese and cream.
Classic guacamole recipe, made with ripe avocados, Serrano chiles, cilantro and lime. Garnish with red radishes or jicama. Serve with tortilla chips.
Heavenly mashed potatoes recipe using buttery Yukon Gold potatoes, cream, butter, milk, salt and pepper.
What a midwestern classic, pickled beets! Here's our favorite pickled beets recipe, easy to make with beets, cider vinegar, sugar, and olive oil.
Pinto beans with sautéed onions, bacon, and pan roasted jalapenos.
Classic potato salad with boiled potatoes, sour cream, mayo, green onions, celery, parsley, pickles and bacon.
Perfect summer potluck potato salad with Yukon Gold potatoes, bacon, onions, and chopped apple.
Small new potatoes, roasted with onions, garlic, tomatoes, olives, and herbes de Provence.
Caramelized roasted parsnips are pureed into a delicious mash, seasoned with butter, salt, pepper and a dash of nutmeg.
Beautifully vibrant purple potatoes fried with caramelized onions and shiitake mushrooms.
South American high-protein quinoa, cooked with onions, garlic, bell peppers, pilaf style, with chopped fresh herbs added for the finish.
A New England tradition, red flannel hash made with cooked potatoes, beets, corned beef, fried up with onions and butter.
Simple Indian dal, made with red lentils, onions, garlic, spices, tomatoes, and cilantro.
Traditional Mexican refried beans recipe, both regular and pressure cooker methods.
Black beans, cooked and then fried and mashed with onion, garlic, chili, and cilantro.
My mother's rice pilaf recipe, made with long grain white rice, onion, celery, stock, seasoned salt, pepper, and cayenne.
Rice pilaf, rice browned first then cooked in stock with mushrooms, onions, and toasted pine nuts.
Festive rice recipe with carrot, lemon, onion, and mint.
Quick and easy roasted asparagus recipe, with thick asparagus spears, olive oil, garlic, salt, pepper, and a little lemon juice.
Tender young carrots, roasted with red onions with rosemary, salt, and pepper, until lightly caramelized.
Ruby red beets, oven roasted, then tossed with a little orange zest and a balsamic glaze.
Broccoli, tossed in olive oil, lemon juice and salt, roasted and served with parmesan cheese and lots of black pepper.
Brussels sprouts, oven-roasted with garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and Parmesan cheese.
Butternut squash, radicchio and onion roasted in the oven and tossed with olive oil, toasted pine nuts and grated cheese.
Oven roasted cauliflower recipe, made with cauliflower florets, garlic, lemon, olive oil, and Parmesan cheese.
Quick and easy roasted fennel recipe. Sliced fennel oven roasted in olive oil and balsamic vinegar.
Oven roasted new potatoes recipe with olive oil, garlic, rosemary, and halved new potatoes.
Roasted new potatoes recipe with caramelized onions and truffle oil. An incredibly easy way to take roasted potatoes to whole new level of deliciousness.
Parsnips roasted in butter and stock with parsley, chives, garlic, and a touch of horseradish.
Flame roasted poblano chiles, cut into strips and cooked with onions, Mexican crema, and Monterey Jack cheese. Serve with tortillas.
Roasted zucchini recipe, fresh zucchini, cut lengthwise, oven-roasted with olive oil, garlic, black pepper, and Herbes de Provence.
Indian rice pilaf, seasoned with saffron, cardamom, cinnamon, cloves, orange zest, pistachios, and almonds. Also called parsi pulao.
Sweet, savory, and smokey sauerkraut, with onions, apples, and bacon.
Sauteed onions with chard, caraway seeds and a touch of honey.
Roasted chestnuts, sautéed with pearl onions and bacon, for a festive holiday side dish.
Sautéed kale, mustard, turnip, beet or collard greens, tossed with toasted pine nuts, golden raisins, a little red pepper and black pepper. Sicilian-style greens.
The best sautéed kale you will ever taste. Seasoned with smoked paprika and crushed chile pepper flakes.
Chopped fresh kale, lightly sautéed in olive oil with onions and red pepper flakes. Tossed with toasted cashews.
Simple sauteed zucchini recipe with onion, garlic, fresh tarragon, basil, and Gruyere Swiss cheese.
Delicious scalloped potatoes, thinly sliced potatoes baked with butter, bacon, onion, chives, parsely, Gruyere, Parmesan and cream.
Baked scalloped turnips. Sliced turnips and onions baked in milk and cream with salt and pepper.
Sugar snap peas seared in olive oil with green onions, mint, lemon zest and black pepper.
Sherry potatoes, thinly sliced russet potatoes baked in the oven with butter and dry sherry.
Classic shrimp fried rice with fresh shrimp, rice, green onions, peas, carrots, and sesame oil. The secret? Use day old cooked rice.
Eggplant cooked Sichuan-style with plenty of garlic, ginger, scallions, and lots of heat! Perfect for all you fire eaters out there.
Quick and easy peas and onions, a go-to side for almost any meal.
Slowly cooked Boston baked beans, white beans cooked with salt pork and onions, in a molasses and mustard sauce.
New potatoes oven-roasted in butter, smashed with garlic and minced chives.
Snow peas lightly sauteed and tossed with toasted pine nuts, mint, garlic, olive oil, and sesame oil.
Slow cooked collard greens with a ham hock, onions, vinegar and hot sauce.
My mother's signature Spanish rice recipe, a delicious accompaniment to steak, chicken, and Mexican entrees such as tacos or enchiladas. Spanish rice is browned first with onions and garlic, then cooked in chicken stock with added tomato.
A classic Spanish tapas appetizer known as patatas bravas, or angry potatoes - roasted potatoes tossed with a spicy, smoky tomato sauce.
Zesty, spicy corn fritters, served with a sweet chili sauce. Step-by-step instructions with photos.
A delightful spin on classic cranberry sauce. Spicy cranberry sauce with ginger, Pinot Noir red wine, curry powder, and Chinese five-spice.
Black beans cooked with onions, chili peppers, garlic, oregano, red chili sauce, chipotle, cumin, orange juice and lime.
Classic spinach recipe. The best way to cook delicious fresh spinach, with olive oil and garlic. Step-by-step instructions and photographs.
Spinach gratin made with chopped blanched spinach, mixed with nutmeg infused béchamel, with hard boiled eggs and gruyere cheese. Gratin d'epinard aux oeufs.
Asian spinach recipe with sesame and garlic. A simple Korean method for cooking spinach.
Springtime succotash with medley of corn, carrots, ham, spring onions, and fava beans.
Delicious basic steamed broccoli recipe, the easiest way to cook this wonderful vegetable.
Stewed tomatoes with basil and freshly made toasted buttered croutons.
Japanese eggplant slices, gently stir fried with red chilies, ginger, and miso.
A richly flavored stove top baked bean recipe combining molasses, bacon, ketchup and vinegar - a great addition to hot dogs too.
Sweet and sour braised pearl or boiling onions flavored with vinegar and honey.
Traditional German and Austrian sweet and sour red cabbage. Shredded red cabbage cooked with vinegar, sugar, and butter.
A simple sweet and spicy mushroom stir fry using honey, ginger, garlic, and dried chilies.
Sweet potatoes cooked and mashed with onions, mint, cilantro, garlic, and olive oil. Puerto Rican boniato recipe.
Swiss chard recipe, sautéed in olive oil with garlic and crushed red pepper.
Fresh corn kernels, poached slowly with shallots in butter and ouzo, with fresh tarragon stirred in to serve.
Texas caviar, a dip or salad with black-eyed peas, green onions, cilantro, jalapenos, tomatoes, bell pepper, garlic, olive oil and lime juice.
Baked beans are just the thing for a blustery day. This delicious baked beans recipe uses kidney, black, and cannellini beans, baked with bacon in a molasses-based sauce.
Are you a turnip lover? If so, you must try this delicious turnip and potato patties recipe. A cross between pancakes and fritters, but made with turnips and potatoes.
Turnip gratin with thinly sliced turnips, bread, onions, and Gruyere cheese baked until bubbly and browned.
Twice baked potato recipes. One with a cheddar cheese and bacon stuffing, the other with a blue cheese and chives stuffing.
Sopa de fideos or vermicelli recipe, angel hair nest pasta, first browned in olive oil, then cooked in a broth with tomatoes and onions.
Warm green bean salad with pancetta, tomatoes, and Parmesan cheese.
Simple wax beans recipe with wax, or yellow green beans, chopped mint, olive oil, and salt. Delicious combination of mint with the beans.
Wild rice salad with cranberries, pecans, green onions, orange zest, and wild rice. A perfect accompaniment to many fall and winter dishes - roast chicken, stews, pork chops.
A wild rice dressing with croutons, walnuts dried cranberries and mushrooms.
Traditional Yorkshire pudding to serve with roast beef, batter of flour, salt, eggs, butter, milk, cooked in pan with roast drippings.
Grated zucchini and chopped blanched spinach, mixed with onions sautéed with bacon, parsley, and garlic, bound with eggs, topped with grated Parmesan, and baked.
Favorite zucchini fritters recipe, similar to potato latkes-but with zucchini.
Simple zucchini recipe, zucchini strips cooked with butter, onion, parsley, bouillon, and thyme.