Archives for January 2016


Recipe: Brad’s Multi-Grain Bread

by BnB Finder January 29th, 2016| Best BnB Bites, Breads, Recipes
Since we have already acknowledged that it is the season of soup, we need something to pair with it of course. Now, you could go the traditional route of the common cracker, or you can opt for something a bit more enticing in flavor for your winter feast. Inn

Recipe: Poppy Seed Crackers

by Jane Wangersky January 28th, 2016| Recipes, Simple Solutions
It was soup last week, so this week it’s crackers. And though I’ve often made soup from the ground up -- that is, from bones and/or vegetable trim and water -- I had only once tried to make my own crackers. It was years ago and didn’t turn out very

5 Quick Breads to Accompany a Bowl of Soup

by TT Editors January 25th, 2016| Breads, Recipes

If you’re having soup for dinner, there’s nothing quite like some homemade bread as a side. This honey cornbread is a great choice. Get the recipe here.

If the meat-eaters in your house think that soup isn’t meaty enough,

Recipe: Italian Bean Soup

by BnB Finder January 22nd, 2016| Best BnB Bites, Recipes, Soups & Stews
'Tis the season for soup! As the temperatures drop, the need for hot dishes becomes top of mind for foodies far and wide. One of the best ways to turn up the heat is to head into the kitchen and cook up something that warms both the heart and soul.

Recipe: Simple French Onion Soup

by Jane Wangersky January 21st, 2016| Recipes, Simple Solutions, Soups & Stews
French onion soup was once so popular that special sets of bowls were made for serving it. They were flameproof so you could put them under the broiler after you’d floated the bread and cheese on top of the soup, and had handles so you could pull them out easily.
vegetable vegetarian soup

Recipe: Vegetable Vegetarian Soup

by Michele Pesula Kuegler January 20th, 2016| Recipes, Soups & Stews, Vegetarian
As a little kid, I remember many a lunch that consisted of a can of Campbell's soup and a sandwich. One of my favorites was the Vegetable Vegetarian that had ABCs in it. A bowl of that and a grilled cheese made for a pretty happy me. Seeing that I

6 Soups to Ward Off the Winter Chill

by TT Editors January 18th, 2016| Healthy Cooking, Recipes

Get rid of the winter chill with a steaming bowl of homemade soup. Looking for a healthy recipe? How about Savory Butternut Squash & Spinach Soup? Get the recipe here.

Here’s another healthy soup recipe that you make the night
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Guide On What to Eat When Running Marathons

by Editorial Team January 18th, 2016| Cooking Basics
If you are training for a marathon, you should know that what you eat and drink can determine how your running turns out. You might have all the gear you need and might have trained in ideal temperatures. You should however, never forget the most important part of your plans.

Recipe: Charred Corn Salad with Basil and Tomatoes

by BnB Finder January 15th, 2016| Best BnB Bites, Healthy Cooking, Recipes, Salads
Health is wealth! Since it's now 2016, everyone wants to try and start the new year off right by keeping their resolutions on track and eating better. It is not as hard as you might think when you indulge in recipes that feature ingredients that taste good and are good

Recipe: Kiwi Salad

by Jane Wangersky January 14th, 2016| Healthy Cooking, Recipes, Simple Solutions
If you made any New Year’s resolutions about cutting out sweets altogether -- read this anyway. Easing into it is better than going from a holiday season of candy and cookies to a sugar-free existence overnight. This simple dish is sweet, tart, and mostly good for you.

In fact, even if
beet tartare

Recipe: Beet Tartare

by Michele Pesula Kuegler January 13th, 2016| Appetizers, Healthy Cooking, Recipes, Tapas Monday
The new year is quite often a time for renewed efforts at exercising and better eating. After all of the excess of the holidays, many strive to start the year with a clean slate. In my household, my husband has made that resolution, which is one I am glad to

6 Recipes to Kickstart Healthy Eating

by TT Editors January 11th, 2016| Healthy Cooking, Recipes

Using summer squash in place of lasagna noodles lightens up this entree and adds more veggies to your diet. Get the recipe here

To fight the chill of winter, try this carrot soup recipe. Although creamy in texture, it’s low