Asian-Style Citrus Pork and Green Beans

Asian-Style Citrus Pork and Green Beans

Orange juice and peel work in tandem to give a citrus punch to this dish. Hoisin sauce, which is made with soybeans, chiles, garlic, vinegar and spices, adds a hint of anise. You can find it in the Asian section of the grocery store.

TBT: Classic Meat Loaf

TBT: Classic Meat Loaf

It's TBT (Throwback Thursday)! On the menu: Classic Meat Loaf. This is the meat loaf to make when you long for a nostalgic dish from your childhood.

All About Basil

All About Basil

The aromatic oils in basil (Ocimum basilicum) release the spicy fragrance of cinnamon, anise, clove, or lemon.

Casserole Countdown: No. 2

Casserole Countdown: No. 2

Satisfying yet good for you? This pasta dish delivers the goodness of a casserole without the guilt. How's it done? Penne and chicken are moistened with a quick fennel-scented tomato sauce and blanketed with just enough bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese to add richness and crunch.

Plates on Parade

Plates on Parade

We're serving up a plate rack that offers efficient storage with a dash of decorative flair. It's easy and inexpensive to build – at a cost of less than $50. A painted finish allowed us to build it out of poplar and birch plywood with a medium-density fiberboard (MDF) core. For a natural-wood look, you can use another material of your choice.