Make Your Own Salad Dressings

One of the easiest, most versatile dressings is Honey Mustard. Not only is this good on salads, but it’s great with chicken breasts, vegetables, pork and fish.

Cooking Up A Storm

Cook it easy during the warm weather. Make something that can sit on the stovetop while you play in the pool.

Easy Weekend Beef Stew

This hearty dish is low in calories (340 per 1-1/2 cup serving), low in fat (13 grams) and high on flavor. I recommend making it without a lot of additions the first time.

Zen Cooking When Times Improve

Cooking can be a form of meditation and it can bring you insights into yourself and the nature of food.

‘Soup’-er Baked Chicken

This is a very easy dish that can be adapted in all sorts of ways to fit your personal tastes.

Turkey or Whatever

Don’t feel like you have to have, or cook, a turkey for Thanksgiving. There are lots of choices out there.

Simple, Basic, Classic Pasta Dish: Amatriciana

The origins of this simple sauce mixed with long pasta noodles are not clear. It’s likely it came from the area around Amatrice, a mountainous part of Italy. The base of this sauce, traditionally, is cured pork cheek.

Make Your Own Personal Spice Mix

I’m a big fan of Mrs. Dash. But I find I’m using it less because I’m now creating my own spice blend.

Love That Lemon Cake

Essentially, it’s a lemon flavored cake, all made from scratch, of course, topped with a lemon syrup that soaks into the cake. It makes this cake moist and full of lemon flavor.

Bouillabaisse Is Just Fish Stew

Like most of the best dishes from around the world, bouillabaisse was originally a peasant dish.