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Home-cooked takeout. It’s an oxymoron, but you know what it means. There are loads of articles in cooking and health magazines touting the benefits of making your own takeout favorites. It’s no surprise. At-home takeout is more affordable, healthier and often tastes better. Without a doubt, my favorite takeout food is Chinese and Thai, which unfortunately is usually loaded with sodium and excess fat from oil. So I often make my own. With a few tweaks, fried rice can easily become a healthier takeout dish. In this recipe for Shrimp Brown Fried Rice, brown rice and added vege... READ MORE
Ever notice how you go through phases with certain dishes — practically living off of them for months, and then one day you just … stop? Back when my husband and I first moved in together, polenta featured big in our weekly meal routine. It was easy, it was cheap, and it was darn good, especially with a handful of shredded cheese stirred into the pot.
One of the most famous “food” cities, New Orleans, is right in our backyard. On Tuesday, New Orleans hosts one of the most famous holidays in the world, the American version of Mardi Gras. A day with deep religious ties, Mardi Gras is French for Fat Tuesday, the day before Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent. Fat Tuesday is the popular name that refers to the practice of eating all the rich, fatty foods in the house that would have to ...
I’m not a soothsayer, nor do I necessarily believe the world’s most famous groundhog weather forecaster, Punxsutawney Phil. However, I would bet that this uncommonly harsh winter has more bone-chilling days in store for us. What better reason is there to cook up a simple casserole of noodles and cheese sauce with a crispy topping? This dish always perks up my family and friends on the coldest and dreariest of days.