An Easy Taste of Exotic: Chicken Spinach Curry

Most of the ingredients for this dish are in your pantry, or should be. It works really good with leftover chicken and can accommodate other vegetables easily.

Recipe: Delicious Ham and Potato Soup

Soup is usually quite versatile, allowing you to add all sorts of ingredients you have lying around. Need to clean out the fridge? No problem. Make soup.

Cooking Vegetables: Parsnips

Before the potato was introduced to Europe and other parts of the world, the most popular root vegetable was the parsnip.

Food Safety: Don’t Fear The Fridge

You should have plenty of leeway leaving your prepared ingredients on the counter while you cook.

Cooking Vegetables: In The Turnip Patch

Turnips are round tap roots, white on the bottom and purple on the top. They are in the same family as mustard and radishes.

That’s A Knife – Part 3: Care and Feeding

A sharp knife does the work with relatively little effort on your part.

That’s A Knife – Part 2: Hold Me

Whether you buy a knife set or individual knives, take time to examine what you intend to buy.

Now That’s A Knife

Knife skills are important in the kitchen. That means you need to learn how to buy, use and care for them.

Shepherd’s Pie

This is original comfort food. Like most high-style dishes today, it started out as peasant food, a way to stretch meager ingredients into a filling meal. This is an ideal dish for leftovers. The variations can be endless depending on what you have on hand and your personal taste.

Recipe: Easy Weekend Beef Stew

Stews have been around for at least 8,000 years, according to archeological information. They are defined as solid food bits cooked in a flavorful liquid, very similar to braising.