From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.
With lots of spices and fresh ingredients, Thai can be a great choice but there are some high calorie dishes to avoid. Next time you’re craving Thai, check out our tips before you place your order.
Rice, pork, nuts, shellfish, squid, lime, grains, oysters and more
What better way to channel the sunny days that lay just ahead than by diving into the vibrant, heat-packed dishes that characterize Thai cuisine. Here, chefs around the US fill us in on their favorite Thai takeout dishes.
Use ginger's signature spiciness to enhance everything from classic holiday crinkle cookies to tangy carrot switchel.
Learn more about the health benefits of this versatile spice.
These crunchy oatmeal cookies combine vitamin E-rich nuts and high-fiber oatmeal with a touch of ginger -- all for only 70 calories and 4.5 grams of fat (2 grams of saturated fat).
The flavor of fresh ginger is more pronounced than dried, sporting heavy citrus, even acidic, notes. Learn more.
This popular ingredient can spice up more than gingerbread cookies. Get the basics plus winter warming healthy recipes.
For centuries, ginger has been used to treat a variety of conditions from motion sickness to arthritis. When I was pregnant, chewing on fresh ginger helped alleviate my morning sickness (which makes it a super food all on its own). Find out what gives ginger its super powers.