Side Dishes

Creamy Indian Potatoes: Dahi Ke Aloo

Whatever you call these potatoes or whichever way you serve them they still remain classic Indian comfort food.

Suzette’s South African Granola

A versatile granola recipe that can be eaten for breakfast, as a snack or baked on top fruit for a quick and easy dessert.

Stagnola Blu Stuffed Black Figs

Candied and boozed up, these late summer treats are a snap to put together.

Mom’s Pickled Red Chili Peppers

Prerna Singh is finally – after six years of trial and error – able to make her mom’s pickled red chili peppers.

Basil Whole Wheat Pasta

A fresh and beautiful whole wheat pasta flecked with basil from Brady Evans.

Tofu Xacuti

A tasty side-dish with Tofu and a host of spices that promises to tingle your taste-buds.

Okra in a bag
A Southern Table: Okra, Roasted or Fried

Okra is a vegetable that falls into one of three categories: love it, hate it or what the heck is it?

Cinnamon Apple Baked Toast

A delicious and super easy way to start off your day with a bang.

Masal Vadai Lentil Fritters

A popular Street Food of the South Indian state of Tamilnadu, lentil fritters are also part of festival fare.

Fresh Pickles: Tart, Garlicky Delight

With the perfect level of tart and garlic, your tastebuds will be very happy when they try these pickled cucumbers.

Spread Some Joy with Homemade Bread Spread

For your next movie night, why not serve a selection of delicious bread spreads instead of the usual cheese platter?

Minty Zucchini Dip to Fight the End of Summer Blues

Refreshing minty zucchini dip to help us all through the last days of summer holidays.

The Perfect Hasselback Potatoes

Hasselback Potatoes are fantastic and a very simple way to turn regular potatoes from dull to delish.

Pineapple Salsa by Phil Stocker
Terrifically Tropical Pineapple Salsa

Wonderful, summery flavors combine in this healthy, colorful salsa from Phil Stocker.

Pesto Cherry Tomato Caprese Salad

Valerie Harrison with a super simple, but utterly delicious salad recipe.

Pickle Mania: Basil Pickles

Something special happens to pickle people when Kirby cucumbers hit the market. They lose their minds.

Fast and Easy Fig Jam

Figs, summertime, and the relentless Georgia heat. That’s pretty much all Katherine Ingui has been thinking about for the past few days.

Pickled Red Onions

Pickled red onions are the perfect way to add tang to any simple dish or salad.

Raw Tomato Sauce

In the absence of summer weather, Jeanne Schwartz decides to at least cook food that tastes like summer.

Homemade Potato Sev – Indian Style Spicy Fried Noodles

Few Indian snacks evoke the kind of love across all the states in India as does Bhujiya Sev or Bhujia or simply Sev.

How to Make Your Own Labneh Cheese

Labneh is a wonderful Lebanese low calorie alternative to cream cheese, made from strained yogurt.

Relish That Red Onion Relish

Tamara Novacoviç’s garden is in full bloom, and so is her dedication to marmalades, jams and relishes.

An Assorted Nutri-Crostini Party for Breakfast

If you want to keep the kids happy and interested in breakfast, why not throw a crostini party this weekend?

A Southern Table: Dill Pickles

Pickling cucumbers are in the local farmers markets and you know what that means, don’t you? Time to make some dill pickles.

Kick up your Salad with Tequila Lime Dressing

Tequila isn’t just good at giving you massive headaches the day after. It’s also an excellent cooking ingredient.

Brussel Sprouts Dressed with Coriander Seeds

Hated by kids around the world, brussel sprouts actually do not deserve their bad reputation. SriVani Ganti with a delicious serving suggestion.

middle eastern okra casserole
Join the Okra Express

Sawsan Abu Farha sets out on a quest to clear green mean okra’s name and invite you onboard the okra express.

Fire! Homemade XO Sauce

Amy Ta with a homemade XO sauce that will transform your stir fry from bland to wham in seconds.

It’s A Salad, It’s A Sidedish, It’s Mango Curd!

Kathy Gori with a great dish that is as versatile as an adjustable wrench.

The Perfect Snack? Mango Fruit Leathers

Marnely Rodriguez with a fantastic snack that will help keep us sane and not reaching for that third bottle of sugary soda.

Melon soup tapa
School of Tapas: Melon Soup Shots

Miriam Garcia blends up a refreshing raw cold soup with melon and white wine, perfect for those super hot summer days.

Oven Dried Tomatoes in Olive Oil

Use them to top a pizza, a bruschetta, simply combine them with cooked pasta or toss them with crumbled feta or fresh mozzarella.

The Perfect Low Fat Coleslaw

Brady Evans decides to take the guesswork out of her husbands search for the perfect coleslaw.

Cooking The Magazines: White Bean And Sage Patties With Roasted Tomato Sauce

Natalie McLaury considers herself a bit of a hoarder when it comes to magazines. Join her as she cooks what she reads.

Dahi Vada: North Indian Street Food

The spicy and tangy varieties of Indian street food is relished by everyone who’s had a taste of it even once.

Green Pea Hummus
Sweet Pea Hummus

Sugar snaps, english peas and sweet peas have shown up in abundance at the Santa Fe Farmer’s Market in the past 3 weeks. Christine Curran turns them into a Sweet Pea Hummus.

When India Met Italy: Tomato Basil Chutney

Even if Italian basil isn’t exactly common in Indian cuisine, SriVani Ganti successfully incorporates into this tomato chutney.

Sweet couscous salad
Orient Night Sweet Couscous Salad And Summer Rituals

Trying to find a way to realize a sweet salad, Giulia Scarpaleggia has a sudden flash of inspiration: a sweet and fruity couscous salad, with something crunchy inside and a subtle and tantalizing scent.

Roasted Red Pepper Hummus With Toasted Pita Chips

Red peppers in hummus give it a fantastic flavor, and makes it a beautifully colorful visual impression.

Not Quite Guacamole Avocado Spread

Tamara Novacoviç with her own personal creative take on that delicious Mexican national side dish.

Sour Summer Cherry Jam

Tamara Novacoviç jams on in the world of summer preserves. Now it’s time for the cherry.

A Midwestern Israeli Couscous

This dish came about after a trip to the farmers market where Laura Bednarski found English peas. They are scarce in the Midwest so when she finds them she’s gleeful.

Salmon and Butter Bean Salad: A Speedy Summer Supper

Jules Clancy cooks, or rather prepares, a lovely quick summer dish.

Grilled Brie with Sunblushed Tomatoes
Grilled Brie And Ciabatta With Slow-Roasted Sunblushed Tomatoes

While you’re puttering around your house this weekend, tuck a pan of tomatoes in the oven, come back several hours later, and have a peak. They will add a whole new dimension of flavour to your appetizer

Searching Out The Best Hummus In Israel

Beth Ebin went to Abu Gosh, claimed to be the hummus capital of Israel, in search of the perfect hummus. Did she find what she was looking for?

On Rouille And Working In A Professional Kitchen

A night in the professional kitchen of a French bistro taught Laura Bednarski a lot about both herself and about food.

Homemade Strawberry Conserve

If you love strawberries you’d love this simple recipe to do your own Homemade Strawberry Conserve.

The Perfect Side: Lemony Potato Coins

Cooking potatoes isn’t always as easy as you’d think. Ask Brady Evans.

Mexico On My Plate: Zucchini With Corn

Corn is arguably the most important crop in Mexico, and one of the pillars in both traditional and modern Mexican cuisine.

The Perfect Snack: Boiled Peanuts

Brady Evans about childhood memories of what might just be the perfect snack.

Eggs Benedict

The Classic Brunch Dish – Perfect For 24 Hours Le Mans, the day after.

Red Lentils With Garlic And Onion

Brady Evans has to double this recipe so that she can share with her Omnivore husband.

Potato Salad: A Southern Summer Staple

At every Southern get together you will find one thing – potato salad.

Artichoke Risotto with Thyme and Artusi's Fried Artichokes
Artichoke Risotto With Thyme And Artusi’s Fried Artichokes

There are many ways to fry artichokes, but according to Italian 19th century writer Pellegrino Artus, the Tuscan method is unsurpassed.

Banana Lassi, Indian Yogurt Drink

While the Mango Lassi is probably the most well know sweet Lassi to westerners, many variations exist.

Sauteed Summer Zucchini

A delicious preparation of zucchini that lends itself to flavorful caramelized bits, creating a wonderful summer side.

Patatas con alioli
School Of Tapas: Alioli Potatoes

Miriam Garcia decides to change her mindset and try to think like a non-Spaniard looking for scrumptious, colorful and easy-to-make tapas.

On Friendship And English Not-So-Lonely-Pea And Chive Spread

In life, a lot of things come and go over time. But two things always remain the same. Friendship. And peas.

Taste Test: Braised Leek And Asparagus Salad

Joan Nova is served a great salad in Palm Beach and decides to try and recreate it at home.

Summer Drinks: Homemade Elderflower Syrup

To many Europeans, refreshing Elderflower drinks are classic symbols of the warm summer months.