Surprise! This wasn't nearly as bad as I had remembered — the blessings of low expectations. I anticipated Ragu being too sweet and tasting strongly of tomato paste rather than actual tomatoes. It's still both of those things, just not to the degree I thought.
Simple Truth is a Kroger brand and makes a better marinara than Kroger's fancy brand, Private Selection. I didn't include Private Selection, as they're both from Kroger, but here's a little bonus ranking: Private Selection marinara tastes like sugary tomato paste and is non buono.
This works as a main course with warm crusty chunks of country bread. To drink? How about a merlot or a chilled beer? Enjoy.
Summer is usually a time for outdoor cooking, but when the temperature is flirting with triple digits, the thought of standing over a metal box filled with red-hot charcoal doesn’t sound like the best way to spend an afternoon.
Turn vegetables into noodles or thin ribbons with a spiralizer device.
Diet brings clean-eating aspect to meal preparation through organic, unprocessed or artificial ingredients.
Recipes from Brian Morris' Caribbean Getaway during the Taste of the City
Get your casserole dishes ready! The holidays are almost here, which means potlucks are soon filling up your calendar.
If you know you're going to busy or you just want to be prepared, make-ahead dishes can be a lifesaver.
When I was a kid, one of my go-to fend-for-myself meals was nachos. Heap tortilla chips, refried beans, olives, meats, cheeses and whatever else struck me onto a giant dinner plate. Sprinkle a most liberal amount of cheese over everything, then pop the whole thing in the microwave for a minute. Done! And delicious.
Dorothy Boyd has put dinner on the table using a pressure cooker for more than 40 years.
When the house rule is that food is not allowed out of the kitchen, it is easy to see why my family dinners growing up were spent together at the table.
Pumpkin chili? Sounds like some sort of cultural confusion, right?
The good thing about game day snacks is that they can be quick and easy.
We planned The Big Meal for weeks and filled our tabletops with all of our holiday favorites.