Healthy and Quick Recipes from CookingLight
Bookmark this CookingLight page now. They call it the Superfast list – healthy, easy, and fast recipes. I have yet to try them but I took a look at a few and they look easy enough for an amateur like me with an all-electric kitchen (AEK).
My real goal is to find recipes that are able to take its list of ingredients and not have any leftovers of them. Ok, that sounds a bit awkward. I realize that most recipes I make will have leftovers. I eat more than one serving, and recipes are for 4-6 servings, on average.
But I mean is there a cookbook or website that actually has made sure you don’t have any extra individual components left over to rot or wither away? For example, if a dish calls for 2 tablespoons of fresh parsley…you are going to have a leftover bunch of parsley in your refrigerator. Right? Same with basil. Yes, you can freeze herbs in ice cube trays. That concept still weirds me out, and as a grubgirl, I’m only using the ice cube trays that came with my apartment’s fridge, and I’m not buying new ones in cute shapes to hold shriveled basil. (This is officially now a tangent.) I tried this once many years ago and throwing ice cubes of basil into a saucepan reminds me too much of those joke ice cubes with a fake fly in the middle. Ice cubes should be clear!
Same with sour cream. There always seems to be a bit leftover. Unless you’re making the Lipton Onion Soup Dip, or some other recipe concocted by a food manufacturer, like a Kraft Philadelphia Cream Cheesecake.
The point is…if you know of a consistent set of recipes or menus that lets you not have a ton of healthy ingredients left over, please let me know!