This colorful stir fry comes courtesy of the New York Times. The list of ingredients in stir-fry recipes can look long, even daunting. But the actual cooking goes very quickly, so it’s important to have everything prepped and within reach of your wok. Read through the recipe a couple of times before you begin cooking, because once you start, you won’t have time to refer to it. Serves 4. (more…)
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This recipe was originally from Bon Appetit magazine, and found on epicurious.com. It is easy to assemble by layering the ingredients (although the directions sound complicated!). The recipe makes two pans so eat one tonight and freeze the other for another day. A mandolin makes short work of the preparations. (more…)
You probably already know that the best way to store onions and garlic is in a cool, dark place that’s dry and has good air flow. But did you know that rule actually only applies to cured onions and garlic – the kind generally found at the supermarket? “Spring” or “fresh” onions and garlic, however, are an exception to that rule. This article on thekitchn.com has all the details! (more…)
This baked radish and quinoa salad, found on the Jen Reviews health and food blog, is simple enough to make for lunch or dinner. It contains all the tasty summer flavors and enough protein to keep you feeling full. You can add more vegetables to this salad and/or use a different dressing – the options are endless! Serves 3.
Onions are part of the allium family of vegetables and herbs, which also includes chives, garlic, scallions, and leeks. Allium vegetables have been cultivated for centuries for their characteristic, pungent flavors and for their medicinal properties – these vegetables have been linked to a lower risk of certain cancers, including stomach and colorectal. A nutrient-dense food, onions are low in calories and high in beneficial nutrients like vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. (more…)