Meals

Fall great time to break out slow cooker for meals | Feature Story

The weather is already showing signs of fall and there’s no better time to break out the crockpot and whip up some delicious and healthy family meals.You’ve probably been seeing all types of new cooking tools on the market such as the air fryer, instant pot, new wave cooker, sous vide oven and more, but the crockpot is still a viable tool. This slow-cooking process makes food tender and flavorful while also helping to destroy bacteria, making the benefits of using a slow cooker significant and quite diverse.There are a few reasons why you may choose to use a slow…
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Healthy Chinese Food Recipes – How to Cook Real Chinese Meals

CHINESE FOOD IN AMERICA has a long history of being associated with cheap and hearty takeout. Platters of chop suey dressed and sugar-glazed chicken are the classic heavyweights of Chinese American cuisine, often served with a side of deep-fried wontons or a fortune cookie.For decades, this food—tasty and wonderful in its own right, if not the most healthful—was the only Chinese food Americans knew about, thanks largely to generations of immigrants from one small part of the vast country.“For over a century, from the time of the gold rush through the 1960s, the Chinese population in America was mainly Cantonese,…
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Shopping list for Jenny Dorsey’s Week of Meals recipes

“Week of Meals” is a weeknight dinner series that brings you five, easy-to-prepare weeknight recipes from one shopping trip that costs less than $100. Here’s your grocery list and the prep work to do on the day of shopping for Jenny Dorsey’s recipes to set yourself up for effortless cooking the rest of the week.BUY FRESHThese ingredients will need to be purchased if you don’t already have them.Meat and Seafood1 whole chicken (about 4 pounds)2 ½ pounds pig trotters, halved lengthwise and then halved crosswise to make 4 pieces per trotter (ask your butcher to do this; or use small…
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Week of Meals: Chef and food writer Jenny Dorsey’s recipes

This is the fifth installment in our “Week of Meals” series, which gives you five weeknight dinner recipes with all the planning and strategizing built in. Each meal makes four servings, comes together — start to finish — in less than 60 minutes, and requires 10 or fewer ingredients (not counting cooking oil, salt and pepper or water). The groceries for all five meals can be bought from a single grocery store and in a single shopping trip and will cost less than $100 total.Chef and food writer Jenny Dorsey provides the recipes for this installment in our Week of…
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10+ Healthy Indian-Inspired Recipes for Easy, Flavorful Meals

Indian recipes are practically designed for weeknights: The cuisine is relatively easy to make, perfect for meal prepping, and (when done authentically) incredibly healthy. In fact, its mix of veggies, fruits, proteins, and grains is just about the ideal balance—and to top it all off, Indian food is bold and delicious.But if you’re new to Indian cooking (or getting back into it after a long break) picking out the right ingredients and recipes can feel slightly overwhelming. “Whether it’s Indian or American or any other cultural food, it’s not much different,” says Sarika Shah, M.S., R.D.N., a California-based dietitian. “The…
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