Vegetable Broth and Stock
Leave out pungent vegetables like broccoli and kale to preserve the subtle flavors in your vegetable broth or vegetable stock. These easy recipes cover all the basics for making a versatile vegetable broth or stock, including appropriate vegetables and seasonings.
Basmati rice adds a unique aroma and flavor to this spicy side dish.
Stir apricots, cranberries, and hazelnuts into couscous to make a pilaf-style accompaniment for the spicy-sweet apricot-glazed shrimp.
Serve this 15-minute side dish with grilled steak, chicken, or fish.
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.
Bye-bye, boring vegetable soup. This spiffed-up variation takes just 20 minutes to make.
Use your favorite beer to flavor the creamy cheese base for this main-dish sausage soup.
Fava beans are the standout in this Italian-style soup. The beans (also called broad beans) are large, brown, and flat ovals that have an assertive taste and firm texture.
Make a warm meal on a cold winter night with kale, leeks, tomatoes, and zucchini.