Side Dishes

Cajun Inspired Potato Salad

Just the right amount of spice paired with creamy soft potatoes, crunchy peppers and fragrant basil.

Festive Crunchy Potatoes Wrapped in Prosciutto

Crunchy Roasted Potatoes with Prosciutto are perfect to bring to the next Holiday Party. Tasty, simple to make, pretty and transportable.

A Creamy Bowl of Heavenly Hummus

Serve this lovely hummus warm with whole hard-boiled eggs, fluffy pita and vegetable salad.

Creamy Dill Spicy Scalloped Potatoes

These creamy scalloped potatoes will make an excellent addition to any dinner.

Kidney Beans in a Rich Garlic Sauce

Red kidney beans cooked in a rich spicy Indian gravy with an inherent touch of garlic.

Tomato
Ketchup from a Vermont Kitchen

Homemade ketchup is better than anything you will every be able to get from the supermarket.

Cheesy Mixed and Mashed Potatoes with Rutabaga

A slight twist on the classic mashed potatoes, these cheesy little mounds are just the thing for entertaining.

Swedish Christmas Classic – Jansson’s Temptation

This lovely Swedish Christmas dish is essentially a potato gratin, topped with crispy breadcrumbs, soft on the inside and spiced up with small pickled sprats.

Caramelized Beets
Caramelized Beets

These caramelized beets make a nutritious, colorful and tasty addition to the dinner table.

Homemade Goat’s Milk Ricotta

Goat’s milk ricotta is the perfect accent for summer cooking in the Southern Hemisphere.

Simple Hummus Recipe

Elizabeth Ellory’s version of the deliciously simple chickpea and garlic appetizer.

Minced Cauliflower Salad Bake

Shuchi Mittal serves a healthy warm salad for the chilling winter days.

New Zealand Asparagus, a Long Road to Pick them

While the North is cold and snowy, it’s asparagus season in the south.

Beans Poriyal

Beans Poriyal is a South Indian version of stir fry made with vegetables, moong dhaland, and freshly grated coconut.

Mandarin Orange Jam

Capture the bright orange of summertime in a jar with this slightly bitter, slightly sweet jam.

Picklin’ Okra: the Quick and Easy Way

Quick and easy pickling doesn’t take long. It’s a treat, and absolutely worth trying.

Lentil Heaven – Spicy Dal

Priya Sreeram with an exciting medley of lentils in a spicy avatar.

Mooli – Indian Radish Raita

The stinky radish, Sia Krisha’s nemesis while growing up, never smelled and tasted this good before.

Blueberry Lemon Marmalade

Lemon marmalade, tinted pink with blueberries, lovely on scones, toast, or muffins and a welcome holiday gift.

Pomegranate Roasted Carrots
Pomegranate Molasses Roasted Carrots

Brooke M Dowdy with a carrot 101, and a delicious roasted carrot recipe.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts With Almonds

Bad tasting Brussels sprouts is a thing of the past with this delicious recipe.

Oatmeal with Almonds

Pushpa Kumar with a deliciously simple way to turn oats from dull to delish.

aloo fry
Aloo – Lovely Indian Potato Fry

Aloo or Potato Fry is a simple stir fried potato recipe made using basic Indian spice mix.

Basil and Sunflower Seed Pesto

A hearty pesto made with basil and sunflower seeds instead of pine nuts.

Cooking the Magazines: Shredded Brussels Sprouts with Poppy Seeds

A unique side dish that combines shredded brussels sprouts and a vinegary dressing.

Hot Chili and Tomato Jam

A delicious tomato and chili jam that leaves a fiery flavor on your tongue.

Brussel Sprouts – Something to be Thankful for

This Thanksgiving, Laura Bednarski was thankful for Brussel Sprouts.

Cranberry Sauce and Thanksgiving Ideas

Nancy Lopez Mc-Hugh with a great collection of Thanksgiving ideas, and her own cranberry sauce recipe.

Pumpkin Pie Granola
Pumpkin Pie Granola

Grab a handful of this granola or top your yogurt with it for a healthy, nutrient-loaded Thanksgiving snack.

Spicy Cranberry Apple Chutney

This recipe makes a large batch, so depending on your guest list, you may find yourself enjoying the tangy, fragrant flavors with your leftovers.

Chorizo and Plantain Cornbread Stuffing

A stuffing recipe that has been handed down through generations. And now, Gilda Claudine Karasik passes it on to you.

Gearing up for Thanksgiving – Turkey Stock

Don’t be intimidated by that gigantic turkey carcass you’ve got left. It’s a great base for a tasty stock.

Tomato chutney
Relish This! Spicy Tomato Chutney

This lovely dish can be served with anything from Dosa and tortillas to simple salads and vegetable sticks.

Purple Cabbage Stir Fry

Pushpa Kumar combines a healthy vegetable with the protein rich moong dal for a delicious healthy stir fry.

Kadhai Mattar Paneer – Cottage Cheese an Peas in Gravy

Luscious cubes of cottage cheese in a lovely cashew gravy garnished with dried fenugreek.

Stocking Up for Better Home Cooking

Making your own stock is both easy, fun and utterly rewarding. Mitch Weinstein tells us why.

Cooking the Magazines: Green Beans with Toasted Walnuts and Dried Cranberries

Green beans tossed with toasted Nuts and dried fruit make for a festive side dish.

Indian-Style Fries, Fast and Easy

French fries go to the sub continent for a fresh Indian twist.

Green Apple chutney!
Green Apple Chutney

An new innovative recipe if you have already had too many apples pies this season, but still have apples left.

Garlic and Cumin Flavored Lentils

Garlic dal is one of Suchitra’s favorite comfort foods and this recipe will leave you wanting more.

You Say Kibbeh, I Say Kubbeh

No matter how you spell it or say it, kubbeh is a dish that is sure to impress family, friends and company.

Baby Potato Curry

Try these lovely small potatoes cooked with southern Indian spices.

Sharing Traditions: Apple Butter

A traditional seasonal recipe filled with emotions to share with your family and friends.

Cooking the Magazines: Butternut Squash, Sage and Ricotta Crostini

Perhaps the perfect appetizer to use up the butternut squash that is in season.

Egg Roast with Mint Flavor

Spice up your daily egg with this mint flavored egg roast.

Lentilles du Puy and Me

The story about how Gilda came to fill an ordinary brown paper bag with the most exquisite lentilles du Puy.

Spicy Eggplant Rice

This rice dish celebrates the eggplants, sautéed with Indian spices they leave a lovely lingering taste in your mouth.

Spicy Ivy Gourd Roast
Spicy Tindora – Ivy Gourd Roast

The quote ‘Less is more’ can be applied to this lovely recipe for spicy Tindora or Ivy Gourd Roast.

Punjabi Cooking – Aloo Gobi

Prathima Rao serves potatoes and cauliflower cooked the Punjabi way.

Pickle Mania: Okra Pickles

I opened the fridge to realize we were out of homemade pickles. I proceeded to…

Warm Flat Beans Salad
Warm Flat Beans Salad

Sweet, slightly bitter Indian Flat beans are simple boiled and topped with nutty cumin and lots of garlic.

Garlic Ginger Brussel Sprouts

Don’t be afraid of this seasonal vegetable. When seasoned well, they are absolutely delightful.

Traditions: Farm to Table Sweet Potato and Butternut Squash Bisque

A rich and creamy autumn vegetable bisque that can be served for almost any type of dinner.

Daal Poori: Deep Fried Indian Bread Stuffed with Lentils

Indian flat bread stuffed with dried lentil and deep fried to perfect golden in color. Warm, crispy and delicious.

Rellenitos de Plátano Maduro – Stuffed Ripe Plantains

These plump little balls of yellow sweetness are delicious, you’ll want to eat them every day.

Celery Salad with Anchovy Dressing

A surprising combination that’s fresh, crunchy and light without being too virtuous.

Spiced Pumpkin Butter

Delicious pumpkin puree combined with fresh spices make this spread the perfect Fall recipe.

How to Make Fluffy Quinoa

Making a batch of quinoa at the start of the week will allow you save time.

Cooking the Magazines: Nuts and Bolts Snack Mix

A well-seasoned, homemade snack mix featuring fresh rosemary.

Indian Curry Paste

This is a basic tomato based curry paste recipe that is the base of almost all Indian curries.