Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 8/25/14 via @cooksmarts

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 8/25/14

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for August 25, 2014 | Let's Travel to Italy! Monday: Seafood Pasta with Mussels and Calamari and Radicchio and Mixed Green Salad Tuesday: Grilled Rosemary Bisteca and Vegetables with Sun-dried Tomato Pesto and Tomato Salad Wednesday: Grilled Veggie Panini with Radicchio and Mixed Green Salad Thursday: Grilled Orange-Rosemary Chicken with Garlic Fennel … [Read More...]

Weeknight Meals via @CookSmarts: Grilled Salmon with Watermelon Feta Salad #recipe

Grilled Salmon with Watermelon Feta Salad

When you think of your favorite summer meals, what probably comes to mind is refreshing, light, healthy, cool, flavorful, and seasonal. After all, it’s hot outside, the heat is making you feel drowsy, and the last thing you need is a heavy meal that … [Read More...]

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 8/4/14 via @cooksmarts

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 8/4/14

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for August 4, 2014 | Favorites Week Monday: Rotisserie Chicken Chopped Salad with Adobo Honey Vinaigrette Tuesday: Rotisserie Chicken Flatbread Wraps with Greek Salad Wednesday: Pesto Spaghetti with Shrimp … [Read More...]

Cook Smarts' Weekly Meal Plan | 7/28/14 Menu

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 7/28/14

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for July 28, 2014 Monday: Grilled Swordfish with Mango Salsa and Orzo Tuesday: Balsamic Chicken Kebabs with Orzo Arugula Salad Wednesday: BBQ Tofu Sandwich with Pickled Cucumbers and Corn on the … [Read More...]

Jennifer: Hero in the Kitchen via @CookSmarts

Jennifer: Adventures in the Kitchen

Being able to cook allows me to experience new cultures through their recipes and ingredients. -Jennifer #KitchenHero Tweet this As an adventurer, Kitchen Hero Jennifer is all about hiking and flying trapezes, but even these activities seem … [Read More...]

Lessons Learned from Trying to be a Food Network Star

Lessons Learned from Trying to be a Food Network Star – Part 3

It’s been almost 10 years since I appeared on The Food Network, and it’s not looking like I’ll ever become a Food Network Star. And I’m perfectly okay with that. In fact, I’m more than happy about it. In the time since my comical fail on … [Read More...]

Weeknight Meals via @CookSmarts: Guacamole Tequila-Lime Chicken #recipe

Guacamole Tequila-Lime Chicken

Picture yourself stretching your legs out on a sandy beach in Mexico, with an umbrella overhead to shade you from the hot sun. You lean back against the beach chair and cool off with a glass of margarita, as you reach for some crispy tortilla chips … [Read More...]

Cook Smarts’ Weekly Meal Plan Service | Menu for 7/21/14 via @cooksmarts

Weekly Meal Plan Menu | Week of 7/21/14

Our Weekly Meal Plan Service Dinner Menu for July 21, 2014 Monday: Adobo-Honey Chicken Kebabs with Cucumber Salad and Quinoa Tuesday: Turkey Meatball Lettuce Cups with Adobo-Honey Sauce Wednesday: Bombay Shrimp Saute with Basmati Rice Thursday: … [Read More...]

Lin: Hero in the Kitchen via @CookSmarts

Lin: Juggling Healthy Meals and Happy Kids

"I feel like I'm still learning [how to cook], but things are getting easier." If there’s one thing about cooking, it’s that you are always learning something no matter how good you are. Lin has impressed us with all the photos of the delicious … [Read More...]

Lessons Learned from Trying to be a Food Network Star - Part 2

Lessons Learned from Trying to be a Food Network Star – Part 2

If you read my post from last week, you probably figured out that I didn’t last very long on The Next Food Network Star. In fact, I was unsurprisingly the first one kicked off. While nobody ever wants to be the first to go, I was relieved to be … [Read More...]

Side Dish via @CookSmarts: Tomato Bruschetta #recipe

Tomato Bruschetta

For those who have never had this classic Italian antipasto before, bruschetta is a simple and delicious side dish made of grilled bread rubbed with fresh garlic, and topped with a mixture of tomatoes, olive oil, salt, and pepper. Yup! It’s that … [Read More...]