Know Your Knives
Familiarity with your knives and knowing how to use them is paramount to your success in the kitchen.
There's no reason to throw that old bread out! It's perfect for delicious, crunchy homemade croutons!
How to Blanch Vegetables
Blanching vegetables allows you to partially cook and cool them quickly so they retain their crunch.
12 Must-Know Terms for Aspiring Coffee Nerds
Author Ruth Brown explains shares tips and terms for getting the most out of every coffee order or home brew.
Philly Cheesesteak Foil Packet Dinner
All the glory of a Philly cheesesteak with just a fraction of the fat and calories. The liquid released from the vegetables creates a delicious light gravy to dip the roll into.
Chilled Zucchini and Avocado Soup with Cucumber Salsa
This cold, smooth summer soup is brought to life with a bright, crunchy salsa.
Strawberry-Lemonade Italian Ice
This fruit-centric, healthy dessert is a great frozen treat that can be made without the use of an ice cream machine.
Grilled Fruit Kabobs with Balsamic Drizzle
Threading fruit onto skewers creates a fun-looking dessert for kids and adults alike. A balsamic-honey glaze adds sweet tartness.
Avocado Green Tea Popsicle
This grown-up popsicle is made creamy from the combination of avocado and yogurt. It tastes indulgent without many calories attached to it.
Chicken “Zoodle” Lo Mein
This restaurant favorite can be mastered at home—with even more flavor, less sodium, and a lot less calories with zucchini subbing for regular noodles.
Lemon-Garlic Salmon Foil Pack with Green Beans and New Potatoes
Salmon has never been easier to cook, wrapped up in a packet to bake in the oven. As an extra bonus, crunchy green beans and garlicky potato slices are added for a complete meal.
Grilled Cuban Mojo Marinated Pork Tenderloin with Fried Plantains
When ordered in a restaurant, sweet plantains are delicious but swimming in a pool of oil. This recipe bypasses the frying step, letting the oven create plantains that are slightly caramelized and chewy without all the additional fat.
Lemongrass Shrimp with Spring Pea Salad
Lemongrass is popularly used as an herb in Southeast Asian cuisines. It brings a zesty citrus flavor and aroma to the shrimp, paired with brightly flavored minty peas.
Vietnamese Broiled Cod with Asparagus, Peas, and Water Chestnut Stir-Fry
The brightness of the ginger and the pungency of the oyster sauce bring a lot of flavor to the delicate cod in this Vietnamese -inspired creation.
Vietnamese-Style Lettuce Wraps with Grilled Shrimp, Avocado, and Mango
Piled onto a platter, this impressive dish will wow your family. For a weeknight meal, serve with the avocado and mango as is, but with extra time on the weekend, grill them instead.