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How to Make a Hearty, Healthy Tortilla Soup

January 17th, 2014

Tortilla soup is a tradition in Southwestern cuisine, drawing on bold Mexican flavors to make a soul food favorite. Although there are many delicious varieties of tortilla soup, not all are equally good for you. This recipe, however, features smart food choices of with healthy ingredients.Chicken Poultry is one of the healthiest ways to incorporate protein into your diet....

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How to Make Brownies with Buttercrunch

January 17th, 2014

The bitter cold of winter can leave people's stomachs grumbling for hot chocolate and warm baked goods. They can not only heat up the body but improve the spirit. When looking to learn to how to make brownies, consider this recipe made with buttercrunch.Before you start on the brownies, you need to make your own buttercrunch to add to the mixture. Similar to hard chocolate...

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How to Make your own Chicken Noodle Soup

January 13th, 2014

With winter officially underway, the calls for hot meals to warm the soul are pouring in. While it may be easy to go to the grocery store and pick up premade soups, home cooking has many benefits that will make you reconsider your options. A favorite among many households, chicken noodle soup is the perfect choice for a hot meal. Try out this homemade chicken noodle soup...

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How to Make Savory, Non-Sweet French Toast

January 7th, 2014

There are so many variations of French toast that it's not just a breakfast food anymore, but an excellent main dish for the whole family.Making a savory, non-sweet French toast is done in the same way as the traditional dish – basically, dipping the bread for a good soak in an egg mix, then frying until brown in a skillet. But when the beaten egg has green onions and herbs...

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Two Delicious Pork Loin Recipes with Red Beans & Rice

January 3rd, 2014

Whether you're looking to experiment in the kitchen or craving some Southern-inspired food, these pork loin recipes are two of your best options. Hearty and full of protein, these dishes are a sure way to get people talking about your cooking skills. Take a look below.Roasted pork loin with red beans & rice To begin this recipe, you should cook the two portions of the...

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Healthy Dinner Recipes With Cashews

December 27th, 2013

Eating healthy and making delicious meals at the same time can be difficult. An easy way to add some nutrition and flavor to a meal is to throw some cashews into the mix. These delectable little nuts are packed with a variety of vitamins and minerals, such as copper, manganese and magnesium. Cashews also contain monounsaturated fat, which assists in the absorption of...

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Bring Yourself Some Figgy Pudding

December 24th, 2013

When people think about Christmas treats, many people picture gingerbread men or candy canes or even stacks of different kinds of cookies. One dessert is frequently mentioned around Christmas time in song, but rarely is it eaten by people. The dessert is figgy pudding. Also called plum pudding or Christmas pudding, it's a dish that's famous because of its repeated...

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How to Make Your Own Napoleon Just Like They Do At The Bakery

December 7th, 2013

As the holidays approach, there's nothing more fun than treating yourself to a gooey, sweet pastry. But this season, rather than Christmas cookies or gingerbread, try the layered pleasure of a Napoleon. The Napoleon is a decadent French pastry stuffed with cream or fruit filling and topped with chocolate, sugar or fondant. It's frequently called mille-feuilles,...

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The Most Over-The-Top Foods In The U.S.

December 7th, 2013

America is known for many things, and one of them is the crazy, over-the-top food you can find throughout the 50 states. While people these days are starting to get more concerned about their diets and are trying to eat healthier meals, every now and then you just need to go wild and try something truly wacky. As long as you don't eat like this all year long, there's no harm...

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The Origins of Pie

December 6th, 2013

Most people would agree that pie can be delicious. But how many people can say they know whose idea it was to stuff certain ingredients into a circular pastry crust, slice wedges out of the dish and serve them as a delicacy? There is some confusion as to who, in fact, invented the pie. According to Time Magazine, the ancient Greeks can be credited as the first...

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