| Nov 25, 2010
Popping the champagne cork at midnight while "Auld Lang Syne" plays is a time-honored tradition to welcome in a new year. But if you are looking to mix it up a bit or include a variety of age groups in the revelry, try one of the ideas below to start 2011...
| Nov 25, 2010
There'll be no potato latkes on my Hanukkah table this year. Yes, I know they're traditional — my mother made them every Hanukkah when I was growing up. I've also prepared them for my children in years gone by, along with sufganiyot, an...
| Dec 22, 2010
She's the queen of home entertaining. So what is Rachel Ray planning on doing on New Year's Eve? It's surprisingly simple and she shared her tips to help you entertain with ease this holiday season.
Her new book, Look and Cook, is filled with pictures...
| Aug 26, 2010
Lentils with turkey sausage
Total time: About 1 hour
Servings: 8 to 10 (1/2 cup) servings
Note: Adapted from Cook for America / The s'Cool Food Initiative
1 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil
3/4 pound fresh turkey sausage, uncased
1/2 cup finely...
| Sep 8, 2010
From the pinto beans of Mexico to the chickpeas of the Middle East, legumes have been an important staple in many cultures for centuries. It's no wonder, because legumes — a class of vegetables that includes beans, peas and lentils — are as...
| Sep 10, 2010
| 10:34 AM
From the pinto beans of Mexico to the chickpeas of the Middle East, legumes -- a class of vegetables that includes beans, peas and lentils -- are as near to a perfect food as you can find.
A 1/2-cup portion of legumes, on average, contains at least 20...
| Sep 21, 2010
Total time: 50 minutes
1/4 pound zucchini, cut in 1/2 -inch dice 1 1/2 teaspoons salt, divided, plus more to taste
1 cup lentils
3 tablespoons finely chopped chives
1 clove garlic, minced
2 tablespoons olive oil, plus more as needed
| Sep 22, 2010
| 6:18 AM
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| Feb 11, 2011
Mickey Cichon shares her recipe for a different take on chili - this one calls for sausage and lentils.
1/2 pound ground turkey sausage
1 1/2 pound stew beef
2 large onions, chopped
2 green peppers, chopped
3 tbsp chili powder
| Feb 15, 2011
| 2:04 PM
This is the Frugalista's weekly post about sticking to a grocery budget -- in my case, $100 per week for a family of two adults, three small kids and two cats. I didn't total up my grocery spending last week, so this week I'll summarize how I did over the...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 1:39 PM
The list of reasons to eat veggies is a long one:
Vegetables play an important role in weight management.
They are naturally low in calories and cholesterol, are fat-free and packed with health-enhancing phytonutrients.
- Veggies help protect...