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Recipes to Try by Larissa

by Larissa, posted to Food & Drink

Simple, tasty and healthy recipes to make.

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“Gumbo-laya” Stew with Spicy Sausage, Chicken and Shrimp with Okra over Fragrant Garlic Rice

can't wait to try this, sounds like a simple recipe with deep flavors.

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Ma-Po Tofu Recipe

This fiery Sichuan classic is named for the pockmarked (po) wife (ma)...more

My favorite comfort food.

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Miso Marinated Black Cod Recipe | Momofuku

Fish is one of those things that I always vow I'll cook more of. The...more

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Zuppa di Pesce Recipe | Momofuku

In Vancouver we basically have two seasons: wet and dry. Now that...more

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How To Roast a Chicken, Zuni-Style

Brine, rub, spatchcock, beer can - there are a lot of ways to roast a...more

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Spring Minestrone with Chicken Meatballs

You can use any vegetables you have in your fridge for this quick soup

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Kale Pesto: Your New Best Friend

Get all the nutrition from kale and all the flavor of pesto in this...more


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Herbed Potato Gratin with Roasted Garlic and Manchego Recipe

Jose Garces learned how to make a classic potato gratin while studying...more

Sounds DELISH!

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Thai Pasta with Chicken or Turkey

In anticipation of turkey leftovers, friends… Larry and I both work...more

Robert loves Park Chow's Thai Linguini, this sounds pretty close so I'll have to give it a whirl with leftover Thanksgiving turkey.

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Tiny Twice-Baked Potatoes

You can also twice-bake little fingerling potatoes, and they’ll look...more

I must make these, perfect finger food to serve at Thanksgiving...

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Healthy Recipe: Oatmeal Pumpkin Spice Bread

from Fit Sugar

Can we go a season without pumpkin bread? Nope and adding oatmeal makes it even yummier!

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Do Chua - Vietnamese Pickled Daikon and Carrots

If you've tried a Vietnamese sandwich, bahn mi, then you've had these pickles. I love to add extra do chua to my bahn mi.

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Easy Tzatziki Sauce Recipe

The mayo versus Greek yogurt debate burns hot again. As we've...more

Is so yummy with grilled meats and sandwiches.

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15-Minute Tom Yum Noodle Soup

Who knew that Tom Yum Soup takes only 15 minutes to make? Yep, you...more

My husband would love this dish!

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Spicy Glass Noodles with Crispy Pork (Yum Woon Sen)

Among the other flamboyantly garnished and highly aromatic plates...more

Isn't visually appealing, but this dish sure sound delish.

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Shrimp and Spanish Chorizo Bites

While this appetizer/tapas is very simple to put together, the flavors...more

I can't wait to make these!

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Summertime Chopped Salad.

[donotprint]Well lookie here... it's one of my favorite things. A...more

This looks yummy!

Fawnda Camarillo: this looks like a proper salad adventure

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Sriracha Garlic Wings

It’s hard to get enough of chicken wings, especially in the...more

These sound fantastic!

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The NYTimes rated this the best chocolate chip cookie recipe ever

I must try this yummy recipe!

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Beer Steamed Mussels

Beer steamed mussels and beer steamed mussels recipe. Make a mussel...more

Love seafood cooked in beer, brings out the flavor and adds a hint of sweetness.

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Grilled Clams with Herb Butter

When spooned over smoky, just-off-the-grill clams, this herb-flecked...more

Mmmmm, I love steamers!

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DIY Homemade Ranch Dressing

Last fall, I was on a kick for making my own homemade condiments. ...more

So easy, why not make your own??

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Gluten Free Tomato Basil Soup with Grilled Chees Bites!


Served in shot glasses, with Style and Grace's, Lisa Thiele, has the...more

You will NOT believe this is Gluten Free!

SkinnyScoop Member: This sounds delish.

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Fiery Roasted Garlic-Tomato Soup

Fiery & savory, it's the BEST tomato soup you'll have!

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Cheesy Ranch Potato Bake

Recipe for a warm potato dish filled with cheese, ranch, and bacon.

Mmm, easy and sinful, I love potatoes!!

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Guilt-Free Cauliflower Pizza Bites

Check out my Guilt-Free Pizza Bites (Cauliflower Pizza Bites). This...more

These look delicious!

Amy Layne: Thanks you so much for the link-love! Hope everyone has a great weekend :)

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Easy Brazilian Cheese Bread

The quickest, easiest, short-cut method is what I describe here (and...more

Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes = Inconceivable!

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Moroccan Chicken Couscous

Get Martha Stewart's Moroccan Chicken Couscous recipe. Also...more

I use quinoa instead of couscous. This dish is so flavorful and satisfying.

Kimy: This is one of my favorite recipes as well.

Larissa: Really, it's my favorite comfort food. I've been craving it big time, perfect fall recipe. It's yummy with lamb shank too.

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Ina Gartner's Turkey Meatloaf

Food Network invites you to try this Turkey Meatloaf recipe from Ina...more

Never thought I'd be into meat loaf, but it's pretty tasty when done right.

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Banana Whoopie Pies

Get Martha Stewart's Banana Whoopie Pies recipe. Also browse hundreds...more

A wonderful upgrade on a nostalgic treat.

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Healthy Homemade Golden-Crisp Chicken Nuggets

Most nuggets are anything but healthful, and only partially chicken....more

I defy anyone not to love these - great for the whole family

Claudia: Sounds yummy!

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Quinoa "Fried Rice"

Delicious Low Fat Healthy Recipes From My Family To Yours. All recipes...more

This sounds healthy, delicious and tasty - I bet the quinoa will give it a nice crispy texture that you only get when use tons of oil and cook the hell out of rice.

Ticlr: Sounds delicious!

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Simple, Fool-proof Crepes

Tomorrow I’ll post about how I’m celebrating Valentine’s Day...more

Perfect for valentine's day breakfast.

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12+ Ways to Amp Your Guac

It's time for another round of The Food Lab. Got a suggestion for an...more

Charred Corn and Black Beans, Roasted Garlic recipes sound deelish!

Claudia: Now you have my craving for those Chips and Guac from Whole foods

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Meatball Shop Cookbook's Classic Beef Meatballs

Here they are—the top sellers at The Shop and sure to be a big hit...more

Can't wait to try this recipe, makes sense to use ricotta instead of parmesan to give it a moist, light texture.

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No, that's not a typo. That's edamame guacamole. This dip is high in...more

This one sounds delish and healthy, and is getting rave reviews.

Claudia: I want now!

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Best Ever Mac & Cheese. Seriously.

When I say this is THE Best Mac & Cheese I’ve ever put in my mouth,...more

Can't wait to make this one, sounds delicious!!!

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Bruléed Mini Heart Cheesecakes

Traditionally used to caramelize sugar on crème brûlée, a culinary...more

Bake him these to go with the chocolate covered strawberries.

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Perfect Potatoes au Gratin

One word: Delicious!

I've actually made this dish twice and it seems to be getting better with each try. I highly recommend trying it at least once.

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Hardly anything makes my tastebuds jump up and down and do flip-flops...more

This is a fun recipe to try out at your next dinner party!

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Spicy Asian Lettuce Wraps

Use roasted chicken and rice noodles to fill these creative lettuce...more

The wraps are easy and can be made up ahead of time.

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16 Homemade Salad Dressings

Many of us have succumbed to bottled salad dressing propaganda,...more

Something new for 2012: homemade instead of store-bought dressings.

Claudia: You inspired me to create a salad dressing list! Yumm!

Laura's GlutenFree Pantry: Wonderful homemade recipes!

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Spanish Tortilla

Don't confuse this with the flour or corn tortillas you use to make...more

178 calories; 9 g fat

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Blackberry Cobbler

Food photography and food styling blog.

It must be a sign since I just purchased several containers of yummy blackberries.

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Caramelized Onion, Gruyère and Bacon Spread

Serve with crackers or bread slices. If you can't find Gruyère,...more

So simple and yet so delicious. A great savory treat when paired with crackers or homemade bread.

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Baked Egg Cups

The Simple Delights

A wonderful way to have your breakfast prepped for a busy week.

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The 10 HOTTEST Pressure Cooker Recipes of the year

This list has inspired me to get a pressure cooker.

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Dorie Greenspan's Apple Parisian Tartlet Recipe

The Parisian apple tartlet is a perfect dessert for a large crowd....more

The Parisian apple tartlet is a perfect dessert for a large crowd.

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Grilled Onion & Bacon Omelet


It is simple and delicious! Perfect for breakfast, brunch, lunch or even dinner! Enjoy!

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Quickie Tom Yum Soup Recipe

A quick & super simple soup. Tom Yum is a thai hot and sour soup, as...more

Great reviews, simple and yummy.

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I Like'a da Meatballs'a - A Basic Recipe with Two Preparations


Recipes, tips, kitchen foibles and philosophies of a single foodie...more

These look delish and easy to make, some great tips on what to do with leftovers too.

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Grilled Artichokes and Easy Garlic Aioli

…one plate at a time.

Next on my list of recipes to try, I've been jonesing for artichokes!

Eden Godsoe: Love artichoke but was never sure how easy it was to do at home. Will be doing this!

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Ina Garten's Perfect Roast Chicken Recipe

Food Network invites you to try this Perfect Roast Chicken recipe from...more

Can't go wrong with 500+ 5 Star reviews. My herb garden is in full bloom so I'm definitely making this soonish!

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Ina Garten's Grilled Herb Shrimp Recipe

These shrimp are easy and delicious. I literally throw the shrimp and all of the ingredients in a bag, shake it up and put it in the fridge.

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Salmon En Croute

Buffet Salmon en Croute. Buffet Salmon en Croute. Serves: 16 with 2...more

A slightly 80's option - but flawless everytime....pettridge farm frozen puff pastry, a big piece of salmon, frozen spinach sauteed with some green onions with some goat cheese mixed it - slap it all together, bake and "voila" you're June Cleaver!

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Pasta with Roasted Vegetables

This dish is super easy, healthy and delicious!

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