Build a Better Cheeseburger, Make Soup

This soup is rich, with lots of vegetables and cheese.

Good French Fries From The Oven

If you don’t want to fry the potatoes, the only obvious alternative is to use the oven.

Quest: Build A Better Burger

Build a better burger and the world will beat a path to your door.  No, really!  Look at all the gourmet burger joints popping up all across the country, even the world. These places go beyond the fast food drive-through. They offer special spices, high quality beef, bakery buns and toppings, toppings, toppings. These burgers […]

Skillet Salmon And Vegetables

Salmon is one of America’s favorite fish. It’s easy to cook and it has a meaty flavor that appeals to our meat-heavy tastes. Sadly, the popularity of salmon means it is being overfished in the wild. Many environmentalists believe some species of salmon could even go extinct. Some foodies complain that farm-raised salmon just doesn’t […]

Pork Chop Night

We had some pork chops in the freezer. We also had lots of russet potatoes. Broccoli and button mushrooms were on sale. Sounds like the makings of a dinner to me.

Ditch The Mix, Make Pancakes From Scratch

We don’t do it often, but making pancakes from scratch is a wonderful way to start a holiday weekend. It doesn’t take much more time and the quality is much better. So, get out your baking supplies, butter and syrup to make some fluffy pancakes. Buttermilk is a good ingredient to have around the house. […]

Fight Fire With Fire?

Have you ever noticed that the spiciest cuisines come from the warmest places? It’s true. Look at Mexican food.

Egg Substitutes Have Limited Uses

These products have been touted as healthier for a long time because they lack the fat and cholesterol of egg yolks. Then again, whole eggs have nutrients that those substitutes don’t have. And those nutrients can be good for you.

Sharing the Goodness

The idea turns your leftovers to someone else’s fresh dinner. After all, no matter how tasty your food might be, you don’t want to eat it every night.

How Easy It Is

We were thinking the other day in The Bachelor’s Kitchen about how easy it really is to come up with a delicious, satisfying and even healthy meal in no time with things you have on hand.