This is such a simple, satisfying, comforting and healthy soup recipe that works well as a side or main dish. If the broth and pot-stickers are already prepared then the soup ultimately comes together quickly for busy weeknight dinners.
This mushroom pilaf is a comfort side dish but it is surprisingly light. It is a healthy makeover of a pilaf that I used to love as a child.
This rice pilaf is easy to make and its simple flavors complement many meats and main courses. I recently served it with salmon for a change from steamed white rice.
This enchilada sauce is a cinch to make but it isn't lacking in flavor. In a side-by-side taste test with a more in-depth and time-consuming sauce, my family chose this one as the favorite. I have given rough quantities of the spices that I use but I usually end up doctoring the sauce to taste.
Chicken noodle soup is a healthy all-in-one meal that provides lean protein, starch and veggies with each bite. It is a comforting meal choice even when you aren't feeling under the weather.
After trying many recipes and receiving tips from several restaurant owners, this recipe is the closest that we have come to matching the arroz served in Mexican restaurants. It is simple but you can alter the seasonings and add as many vegetables as you would like (such as carrots, tomatoes, peas, corn, and peppers).
One of my grandmother-in-law's specialties was Chicken Dumpling Soup. Dumplings come in many forms and there are many countries and cuisines that have some form of chicken dumpling soup. From what I can tell, these dumplings most resemble those found in Hungary and Poland.