Broth and Stock
Canned stock is convenient, but homemade broth makes a world of difference in flavor. Beef, chicken, or vegetable, these easy broth recipes make versatile basic stocks that jump-start your favorite soup and sauces.
Try this recipe to create a full-flavored fish stock to use in soup and stew recipes.
Forget pre-cooked shrimp--acquire the skills for how to grill shrimp, and you'll find it's a quick and tasty way to prepare this seafood staple.
Chervil is an herb related to parsley that has a mild anise flavor. It adds a hint of fascinating flavor to this brothy chicken dish with homemade spinach pasta.
Here's a Thai version of pasta and meatballs. Toss pork meatballs with fettuccine and a coconut milk sauce.
This mouth-watering soup recipe is a must-have at any Passover meal. This version offers a cool hint of dill.
Chipotle peppers give this creamy soup a bit of heat, while smoked Gouda cheese adds earthy richness. Butternut squash and apples provide a buttery texture.
A swirl of red sweet pepper puree tops this creamy eggplant soup. Serve it as a side dish with some crispy tortillas.
If you're a fan of morel mushrooms, you'll want to try this creamy pasta dish. Fresh thyme adds flavor to the sauce.
No more boil-and-eat packets: Knowing how to prepare Mexican rice from scratch requires a few added steps but pays off with more flavor and far less sodium. Mexican rice (also known as Spanish rice in the U.S., though it's not at all native to Spain) is a popular side dish, often served alongside refried beans, at Mexican-American restaurants.
Basmati rice adds a unique aroma and flavor to this spicy side dish.
This main-dish soup, which includes beef brisket, sauerkraut, and Swiss cheese, is topped with rye bread croutons. It's like a Reuben sandwich in a bowl.