Lentils, also called masoor dal, are a nutritious and quick cooking member of the legume family. They are versatile and easily, lending a nutty flavor to many dishes or as the main ingredient in these four hearty lentil recipes.
If ever there were a real winter warmer, this has to be it. Every autumn an abundance of cauliflowers hits our supermarkets just in time for the holidays. Here in the UK, we don’t actually celebrate Thanksgiving, but we do celebrate Harvest Festival and Christmas, and what better way to do it than with this […]
For those of you who are growing your own carrots, or who score some delicious carrots at a great price, you might be wondering how to use them! No worries – I’ve got an amazing round up for you with some great recipes from top food bloggers as well as great contributions from Untrained Housewife. […]
If you have potatoes from your garden to use you will appreciate this potato soup recipe. A family-heirloom recipe that Rachel spent years perfecting for her husband you will want to try it. Many of the ingredients can be found right in your backyard garden, or farmer’s market. “It took me about 7 years before […]
Cream of tomato soup is a favorite in our house… we can’t eat grilled cheese sandwiches without it! Even my eighteen month old enjoys dipping his sandwich quarters in his soup, and my almost six year old acts very disappointed if we have his favorite sandwiches without the soup. And lately, there’s been a lot […]
As a busy mom of many, easy recipes and meal planning are a must in order for me to get dinner on the table. I like recipes that have short ingredient lists and require little to no babysitting from me. Life is too busy to be stuck in the kitchen all day. If getting dinner […]
A house favorite when it comes to meal time is Mac and Cheese. But in our quest for doing more for ourselves and getting away of prepackaged foods when we can, I was glad to find a recipe for cheese sauce I could adapt for home a macaroni and cheese. This recipe as written makes […]
Rich, savoury, tasty chicken stock adds instant gourmet to soups and risottos. This homemade version is made using chicken bones or carcasses from the kitchen – as a result, it costs next to nothing. Use a crockpot or saucepan to create delicious stock from scratch with minimal effort.
Homemade stock is nutritious and adds a depth of flavour to soups and sauces. By making it from vegetable trimmings from the kitchen, it can also be nearly free! Here’s how to make and store stock at home.