A Month of Side Dishes: Savory Corn Pudding, A Great Side for the Holidays

December is BlogHer's Month of Side Dishes, and we want you to share your favorite side! Click here to see how to play along. And check out all the sides we're craving in the Month of Side Dishes series. ...more

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Thanksgiving Leftovers

Now that you’ve cleaned up the Thanksgiving feast off the table, you are most likely wondering what to do with all the leftovers. You’re not alone; we are all doing the same thing. I have a lot of turkey that I need to take care of, and I have some stuffing, some gravy, and veggies. I’ll leave some turkey for hubby’s sandwiches, some for a soup, and the rest I am going to use up in this savory, day after Thanksgiving treat....more

Tomato Vegetable Macaroni Soup

Tomatoes are a high source of the antioxidant Lycopene.  Lycopene is also found in grapefruit and watermelon and it is what gives them the reddish color.  Studies show that Lycopene help reduce the risk of certain cancers such as prostate and breast cancers and also help reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease.Tomatoes are also rich in Vitamin A, C, Calcium and Fiber.   The nutrition in tomatoes is increased by cooking them.For this soup I used a can of crushed tomatoes and about 6 cups of water.  The vegetables I used are:Green Cabbage...more

Stir Fried Deliciousness

Stir Fried DeliciousnessThis isn’t really a recipe because I am assuming that most people already know how to make a stir fry… it is however a collection of things I have learnt over the years to improve a stir fry to the millionth degree1. Marinading the meat is really important. If you use really good quality beef/pork/chicken, then it can generally go without this step. I usually marinade the meat I use in a mixture of red wine, sweet chilli sauce, soya sauce, garlic, paprika, and even a dash of ginger works well....more

Chicken and Vegetable Pasta

I created this pasta recipe one evening when I really wanted vegetable pasta but could not find any recipes for what I had in my fridge… It’s really delicious and super healthy.Chicken and Vegetable Pasta   Full recipe here.  ...more

Oven-Roasted Fall Vegetable Pasta

Oven-Roasted Fall Vegetable Pasta was inspired by a recipe in Eating Well that called for braising the veggies in white wine.  In my opinion, braising  should be reserved for meat dishes.  Vegetables subjected to this practice often seem dull and past...more

A Few Healthy Recipes

There are a few things that are traditionally better with lots of oil but as oil is not exactly the healthiest thing in the world, I've  found ways to make them in a healthier way. Potato Chips...more

Americans Still Aren't Eating Their Vegetables

Last month, the New York Times reported that despite 20 years of "public health initiatives, stricter government dietary guidelines, record growth of farmers’ markets and the ease of products like salad in a bag, Americans still aren't eating enough vegetables." ...more

I'm hoping with the increasing focus on farmers' markets and csa's there will be a renewed ...more

Subsidy for sustenance

I think that farmers with backyard gardens and produce stands should be subsidized just like the big farmers.  I like this whole garden-to-table chain, and it looks like it does me more immediate good than waiting for the wheat to turn into bread....more

Try the Season’s Freshest Foods at NYC’s Greenmarkets

New York City’s greenmarket network is one of the largest city-based series of farmers’ markets. When the women (and men) of BlogHer 2010 descend on NYC, East Coast farmers will be harvesting peak summer produce. Tomatoes, cucumbers, summer squash, peppers -- these are just a few of the vegetables to taste and enjoy from the markets while visiting the Big Apple. ...more

I love the concept, Earth to Kitchen! Thanks for telling us about it -- it sounds like a ...more