Marjoram is oregano's mild cousin. Crush the dried leaves to release their delicate flavor. For this recipe, use the largest shallots you can find; three large shallots should yield 1 cup of slices. Refrigerated mashed potatoes and broccoli complete the meal.Prep: 5 minutes; Cook: 14 minutes
A generous portion of this hearty beef-barley soup is satisfying as a one-dish meal. If chuck roast is on sale, purchase a large one and freeze the rest for later. If not, ask your butcher to cut off only the amount you need.
Remember the BBQ Chicken Braid? The possibilities of filling bread with magical ingredients has been on my mind ever since. The next step beyond the braid was inevitable since homemade pizza is such a staple around here: a changed-up calzone.
Kids love it and it's easy to make in minutes, but you're concerned about the preservatives and other not-so-natural ingredients listed on the back of its box. Sound familiar? The kind customer who sent us her request for a natural version of a popular "out-of-the-box meal" said, "Help! My family loves beef stroganoff. Could you give me a healthy alternative?" Yes, we sure can, and thanks for asking.