Cook It Quick Newsletter - August 2010
Tastes terrific with summer's fresh tomatoes.
Made with just 5 ingredients and leftover rice! Use a different dressing and type of olive and make an Italian Rice Salad.
The secret of transforming easy dishes into extraordinary meals? Fresh herbs! Quick tricks plus a downloadable herb/spice/food combination chart.
This dip with veggies and bake chips could be a complete meal! Find this recipe and 4 more dips at this link.
This recipe is so versatile: Mix together the ingredients the night before, a few hours in advance or just before baking.
You've heard green tea is good for you, but you don't like the flavor. Maybe it's how you are brewing it.
This salad is brimming with summertime fresh produce. Read my notes at the end of the recipe for additional tips!
If you like cooking with fresh onions, but frequently toss an unused portion, try freezing it! This method works for fully mature onions used in cooking.
There's a smoothie recipe for everyone behind this link. I served peach raspberry smoothies at a health fair ... one little girl told me it was "awesome" -- almost as good as fried chicken!
Use raw frozen tomatoes in cooked foods such as soups, sauces and stews.
Freeze peppers while they are abundant and less experience during the summer months. Toss in foods, such as soups and stir-frys throughout the year!
Before quenching your thirst this summer, check how much sugar you and family members may be getting in your drinks.