Side Dishes

Summer Drinks: Homemade Elderflower Syrup

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

Marinating For Memorial Day

Alida Ryder, or as she’s (almost) universally known – The Queen Of Marinades – with some excellent tips on how to get the most flavor out of your Memorial Day Barbecue.

Memorial Day Side: Lemon Chickpea Salad With Roasted Red Peppers

essica Smith hunts down a side dish that will keep fresh all throughout a hot Memorial Day weekend afternoon.

Sidelicious: Colorful Vegan Turmeric Rice

A great side dish that is both strikingly beautiful and has some nice health benefits.

Carrot Cooking: Warm Shredded Carrot Salad With Carrot Greens

Nancy Lopez-McHugh goes to the museum, and comes back with a great salad idea.

Aspargus And Fava Bean Salad With Mint Dressing

Joana Mendes with a perfect spring recipe that can be served as a light meal in itself or as an inspiring side dish.

Barbecue Side: Tomato And Green Bean Salad

Even if you’ve already fired up the barbecue for the next couple of months, a good salad side is always a great companion.

Cranberry Bean And Toasted Black Quinoa Salad

This bean salad has all of the rustic, deep, and rich colors that Sarah Kenney likes to see in food.

Fresh Pico De Gallo

Kristina Wiley with a recipe that only requires a little chopping, and no cooking, to taste great.

Perfect Party Punch – Sangria

Need a really refreshing and delicious summer party beverage? Well sangria is just that.

Fava Bean And Goat Cheese Spread

The soft goat cheese in this spread is a perfect partner for the mild fava beans and the sharp crispness of the radishes.

Deliciously Greek – Tzatziki: Smelly Greek Classic

Grab a delicious little piece of Greece today. However, be weary of who you will be kissing, because you will smell like a stinky rose.

Super Food: Stir-Fried Raw Papaya

Aside from the fact that Papaya tastes great, it has health benefits reaching from the cardiovascular system to the digestive system.

Crispy Potato And Leek Galette

Who doesn’t like crisped potatoes and leeks sliced in a pancake round?

Fire Roasted Tomato Chutney

Sweet caramelized tomatoes, fresh herbs, a slight kick from the chili and tang from lemon makes this chutney a great dip or spread.

Old Fashion Egg Salad

Egg salad is one of those dishes that can quickly go from simple, yet tasty, to complicated and just gross. This one is the former.

Authentic Guacamole For Cinco De Mayo

A simple but authentic and legendary recipe that is found on many Mexican tables and at any Mexican or Tex-Mex restaurant around the world for Cinco de Mayo.

Italy: Pesto Genovese With Walnuts

Tamara Novacoviç with a walnutty take on the classic Pesto Genovese.

Mushrooms, Cut To Look Like Chicken

Kathy Gori with a dish that can fool anyone that it’s actually not Meatless Monday.

Garlic and Butter Roasted Mushrooms

Brittany Thomas about cruise ship gluttony and a recipe so filled with garlic it will make a grown man wince.

Potatoes steamed in yogurt
Dum Aloo – Potatoes Steamed In Spices And Yogurt

Dum Aloo is delicacy of Kashmiri cuisine, potatoes are slowly steamed in yogurt and spices giving it a tangy spiced base.

Spicy And Savory Tomato Marmalade

In the spirit of topping burgers with interesting stuff, Joan Nova has a great tip for us.

Grilled Asparagus With Haloumi

Simone Van Den Berg with a combination that will stir spring feelings all around.

Scotch eggs and picalilli
Chick Of The Week: Panko Fried Scotch Eggs

This week’s Pig Of The Week column from Lars Hinnerskov Eriksen takes a populist turn for Easter, and becomes Chick Of The Week.

Easter Memories And The Secret To Perfect Roasted Potatoes

Joana Mendes about childhood Easter memories, and with the perfect recipe for Roasted Potatoes.

How To Make A Perfect Niçoise Salad

Salade Niçoise is one of the most classic salads in the world. Karen Chan with some tips on how to make a stellar version.

Endive And Fennel With Tarragon Avgolemono Sauce

Jessica Flanigan with a Greek sauce that makes her forget her dreams of Hollandaise.

Dried Strawberries With Honey And Yogurt For Peaceful Mornings

There’s nothing like a great breakfast to get your day started just right. Amy Ta with her favorite morning dish.

Cooking The Magazines: Raisin And Pine Nut Asparagus

Natalie McLaury checks out the magazines, and decides to welcome spring with this asparagus dish.

Go Nuts With Granola

Making your own granola is something Honest Cooking applauds. Healthier, tastier and a lot more fun than store bought versions.

Hello Spring: Spinach Pesto

Tamara Novacoviç welcomes spring, and the annoying sound of lawnmowers, with this lovely Spinach Pesto.

Cucumber Lime Margarita
Not Just For College: Cucumber Lime Margarita Jello Shots

Jello shots may invoke memories of crazy college parties, but they can actually be both elegant and delicious.

Carb Alternative: Polenta Crust

Tired of potatoes, rice and pasta as the traditional sources of carbs? Try polenta – simple, versatile and delicious.

Homemade Granola

Laura Davis with a recipe for homemade granola that will ensure you get your day started just right.

Fresh Spring Strawberries
Strawberry Banana Soy Breakfast Shake

When spring finally arrives, Nancy Lopez-McHugh runs towards the produce aisle to get her hands on some fresh spring strawberries for the breakfast shake.

Seasoned Salt Honest Cooking
Make Your Own Seasoned Salt And Sugar

Joan Nova with a couple of interesting suggestions on how to make your own seasoned salt and sugar.

Slow Cooked Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal

Brady Evans with some slow cooked oats that might just become your favorite food too.

Cooking Croatia: Homemade Basa Cheese And Lika, A Croatian Gem

Tamara Novacoviç makes a fantastic homemade Croatian Basa cheese in tribute to her childhood memories from the area of Laka.

Mujaddara Recipe

How can you go wrong with caramelized onions, rice and lentils? The truth is, you can’t.

Sauce Verte By Kalle Bergman
Sauce Verte

Honest Cooking loves all things green. Like this Sauce Verte for instance, made the old fashioned way.

Hummus without Tahini
Hummus Without Tahini

If you have a hard time finding tahini, don’t worry. Using this recipe, you will get an absolutely delicious hummus anyway.