Monday, July 28, 2014

Karin: Switch up hummus for Baba Ganoush

If you're perusing the farmer's market and come across some beautiful, purple eggplant - or if you've got a bumper crop of it in your garden - you'll want to whip up some of this week's Baba Ganoush.
By Karin Calloway

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Calloway: Sweet Chili Salmon with Creamy Sriracha Dressing

A large piece of fish, such as a side of salmon or bright pink steelhead trout, makes an impressive meal for guests. And the bonus - it couldn't be simpler to prepare.
By Karin Calloway

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Karin: Give noodles an Asian twist

You don't have to coat pasta in just marinara sauce or pesto to have a quick dinner. This week's recipe for Spicy Peanut Noodles with Chicken takes the traditional pasta dish in an Asian direction.

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Karin: Be daring with dessert - try rice and mango

When it comes to desserts, most of us have a favorite. For some, it's creme brulee. For others, it might be chocolate cake. For me, it's sweet sticky rice with mango.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Karin: Leftovers salad adds spice to lunch

This week's Spiced Quinoa, Roasted Vegetable and Arugula Salad is a hearty salad that can be made completely out of leftovers from last night's dinner.
By Karin Calloway

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Karin: Chicken dish is perfect for parties

Prosciutto-Wrapped Chicken with Bourbon Mushroom Sauce is perfect company fare because you can do most of the preparation in advance.
By Karin Calloway

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Muffuletta bread perfect for summer

Do you like French bread pizzas? What about a piled-high, New Orleans-style muffuletta? This hot, bubbly Muffuletta Bread is perfect for serving with a big summer salad.
By Karin Calloway

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Easy flourless cake satisfies cravings

I used to make an elaborate flourless chocolate cake for special occasions. Now I've discovered a way to get the same delicious results in just a few minutes and in just one bowl.
By Karin Calloway

Tuesday, June 3, 2014

Honey and orange marinated asparagus

I love asparagus and it appears as a side dish on my menus a couple of times a week. This week's recipe takes asparagus off the dinner plate and onto the salad plate.
By Karin Calloway

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Calloway: Making risotto doesn't need to be intimidating

Risotto is something many home cooks reserve for restaurant dining because they think it's difficult to prepare. However, risotto at home need not be intimidating.
By Karin Calloway

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Karin: Pasta dish easy to make on work night

Pesto Trapanese calls for toasted almonds, which are a good bit less expensive than pine nuts.
By Karin Calloway

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Karin: Tartlets are perfect for parties

This week I'm taking the traditional lemon bars and turning them into tartlets that are perfect for graduation parties or bridal showers.
By Karin Calloway

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Karin: Biscuits combine sweet, salty

This week's wild card recipe follows a trend that's been popping up in the culinary world the past few years - combining crispy, salty bacon with something sweet.
By Karin Calloway

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Salad is chock-full of vegetables

Mediterranean Tuna Couscous Salad is packed with vegetables, healthful fats from the olives and olive oil, and enough protein for it to sustain you until dinner.
By Karin Calloway

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Karin: Shortcut saves time with pasta

Wonton wrappers ease the preparation of Artichoke and Goat Cheese Tortellini.
By Karin Calloway

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Karin: Add flavor to baked chicken

Flavorful baked chicken with bacon and provolone cheese comes together in minutes.
By Karin Calloway

Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Karin Calloway: Italian Cream Cake Bars

If you're a fan of Italian Cream Cake you'll love this week's recipe for Italian Cream Cake Bars.
By Karin Calloway

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Karin Calloway: A soup like no other

I enjoyed lunch with friends and the soup of the day was carrot soup - but it was unlike any carrot soup I've tasted.
By Karin Calloway

Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014

Karin: Mash-up recipe makes for an easy soup

This week's recipe is a mash-up, combining the components of Chicken Carbonara pasta sauce with another Italian favorite - Rag Soup.
By Karin Calloway

Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014

Karin: Pie serves up sweet, salty taste

This week's recipe for Magic Seven-Layer Bars has crunchy components from chopped pecans and crushed pretzels. 
By Karin Calloway

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