This week’s recipe review brings you not one, but two recipes and a brilliant idea for combining them. Store-bought pie dough and cranberry sauce generally don’t earn Guiding Stars because of salt, sugar, and saturated fat, but our team loves these recipes in our database
Fresh herbs can add a lot of cost to a meal, so for many workday recipes, it’s just as sensible to swap them out for the more cost-effective dried version. When it comes to flavoring the centerpiece of your annual turkey feast, however, fresh herbs are well worth the splurge for the complex boost they’ll bring to your holiday table.
Whip some frozen fruit into a ghastly shake, pop in some fruity eyes, and hand kids a straw so they can suck out the ghost’s brains…they’ll be delighted with the adorable gore, and you’ll be please they’re so excited to eat fruit and yogurt.
One of the most fun things about Halloween for lots of kids (and adults!) is the gross-out factor. The season can be full of delight without letting candy steal the spotlight when you give kids plenty of room to play with their food.
Halloween, and fall for that matter, should be pumpkins all the way down. This savory pumpkin-bean dip is fantastic with veggies and whole grain crackers, and will put a smile on the face of even your most reluctant veggie eaters.
This cook-off winning chili will easily feed a family of four for two nights, or a family of two for most of a week. Bake a big dish of Pumpkin Cornbread to go with it, and your family will smile when you lasso them for dinner.
If you want a quick-cooking, flavorful, comforting dish with great nutrition, and which both makes a huge batch and is just as good (if not better) the next day, you may feel like you’re looking for a unicorn. You’re not. You’re looking for this fresh-as-anything dal.
This recipe is easy to scale up or down for a crowd, and since it’s designed to take advantage of pantry staples like pasta and sauce, it’s the perfect recipe for dinner in a pinch.