Featured Recipe: National Garlic Day


April 19th is one of the savoriest days of the year: National Garlic Day. This pungent member of the lily family has been revered for thousands of years for its medicinal and culinary properties. Garlic lends its inimitable flavor to cuisines around the world, and is often the main ingredient of spice blends. It brings out the natural flavors of meat, such as a flavorful garlic chicken dish.

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Featured Recipe: National Cheeseball Day


National Cheeseball Day is April 17th, and is a time to celebrate the beloved American appetizer. A savory cheeseball looks elegant on a holiday table, and just as appropriate for casual appetizers during the big game. Although most cooks have their own version, cheeseballs are usually a blend of cream cheese, diced meat, flavorful herbs, and a layer of shredded cheese or nuts. This is a perfect occasion to make one for your family.

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Do you love RecipeSavants?

Do you love Recipe Savants? Did you know that if you register on our site that you get a bunch of amazing benefits? As a registered user you not only have access to all of our wonderful recipes, but you can also craft menus, create shopping lists and keep track of all of your favorite recipes so that you can reference them easily. You will also have access to our early social features and will have the opportunity to participate in them! If you just can't get enough of Recipe Savants, register today and become a part of our ever-growing community. Just click on the log on button in the upper left hand corner. Sign up now!

Featured EBook: 40 Essential Sandwiches – Classic & Modern Interpretations

One of the reasons we love sandwiches so much is because they are a quick, easy, and an economical option for meals. 40 Essential Sandwiches – Classic & Modern Interpretations from RecipeSavants celebrates the iconic convenience dish with unique spins on classic sandwich recipes. They do not require a lot of time or tedious steps to make. Best of all, most of the ingredients are ones that you keep stocked in your pantry and fridge.

In addition to elevated sandwich classics, these recipes introduce international interpretations that will delight your family and guests. You can prepare most of these yummy sandwiches in less than an hour. Serve them as a snack or a meal anytime! There are even tempting sandwiches for those who live a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle. Learn how to combine fresh ingredients for sandwiches that are exciting, nutritious, and bursting with flavor.

In the pages of 40 Essential Sandwiches – Classic & Modern Interpretations, you will find the thrilling flavor profiles of traditional global sandwiches. A hearty sandwich pleasures your palate, and is never dull. Think of a mouth-watering sandwich of tender Cuban-style pork, or a zesty Greek one with lamb and feta cheese. Once you try these recipes, you may be inspired to create some of your own family favorites!

Featured EBook: Global Cuisine on a Budget

In the following pages, you will find complete menus that include delicious appetizers, fabulous entrees, tasty side dishes, and tempting desserts. Are you a beer enthusiast? Each menu has a suggested beer pairing to complete your meal. Did you know that most international cuisines use the same simple ingredients you have in your pantry? From spicy Mexican fare to zesty Italian feasts, to the familiar comfort foods of home, you will find easy recipes that taste great and are not expensive to make.

Just because your family is on a grocery budget does not mean you must sacrifice quality or taste. This book is for everyone—from the seasoned home cook to kitchen newbies. Enjoy delicious global menus without searching for obscure (and expensive) ingredients, or learning complicated cooking techniques.

Like a great wardrobe, you will read about the importance of buying quality ingredients that can be used in several ways. Maybe you can use some of the money you save on groceries to take a trip to the country of your new favorite menus in this book.

Welcome to RecipeSavants!

Welcome fellow cooking enthusiasts! My name is Robert and I’m thrilled that you’ve visited here at RecipeSavants. While for the past 25 years, I have been a software developer, in 2016, I developed RecipeSavants as a technical and food-based exploration of my creative side. It is an ideal outlet for me to share delicious recipes and cooking techniques with you other food enthusiasts around the world. For me, the kitchen is an extension of my inner-most being. I have been cooking and serving meals to family and friends since age 13. Many have said that they feel the love flowing from my kitchen. The people sitting around your table likely say the same about you and your cooking.

RecipeSavants strives to provide recipes that are easy to access, follow, and understand—regardless of skill level. All our recipes have been reviewed, tested, and validated for the convenience of our members. Our website offers multiple ways for you to search for recipes, including by ingredient, name, or flavor profile. The site has a modern design that is user-friendly so you can focus on your mission to feed your family within a budget. We are so much more than just another collection of recipes. We offer technical solutions, menu planning, and shopping list management. Besides shopping lists and menu management features, RecipeSavants also provides weekly tips, tricks, menus, and blogs. Our goal is to help make you successful in the kitchen.

My Personal Food Perspective

My food philosophy is elementary: food should be a feast of all five senses. Preparing meals should be based on simple, tasty, and real recipes that are easy to follow—not intimidating. Instead of serving overly-processed products from the grocery shelves, I prefer to cook meals at home that are delicious and nutritious. I have no tolerance for bland food. My penchant is budget-friendly, flavor-packed menus that are focused on taste and international flare. Since I believe that flavor is the soul of food, I gravitate toward all cuisines that are BIG on flavors. We can all eat healthier and save money by skipping processed ingredients. For me, homemade is always the best!

It's very personal

I take responsibility for all recipe development, testing, website development, and technical support. When I experiment with traditional fare as well as festival dishes, I create a delicious way to learn about new cultures and traditions. I am on a journey to discover more about global cuisines and customs. When you email or contact RecipeSavants, you will be communicating with me personally. Let’s travel this journey of food and culture together—from my kitchen to yours.

Menu Planning

Recipe Savants also offers Menu Planning. This service saves you time and money because there is no guesswork involved. Your shopping list for the week includes everything needed to make your planned meals without missing one single ingredient. No more having to stop at the grocery store on the way home from work for an extra ingredient or going through the drive-thru at a local fast food restaurant. Skip the junk food or frozen meals and eat clean by planning your nutritious family dinners in advance.

Shopping List

Quickly make a shopping list with RecipeSavants – even on a mobile device. We have integrated with Chicory to provide recipe by recipe shopping lists. New features will be coming soon to make shopping lists even easier. Sign up for your newsletter to stay informed.

Do you know what to have for dinner tonight?

RecipeSavants' gets you organised for the week, simply. With a few taps you can plan your meals for the week. With a few more taps you can be shopping in store. Always know what is for dinner. We can even sms you a reminder.

Do you want to cut your grocery bills?

The average family throws away over $1000 of edible food each year. When you plan with RecipeSavants' you will only buy and cook what you need. If you have leftover ingredients in the fridge, RecipeSavants' will find a recipe to use them.

Do you go to cook only to find you are missing something?

RecipeSavants' gets you organised, simply. We create a detailed, consolidated grocery list based on the meals you plan to cook. Then, with a few taps, you add your regular items to the list. If it is in the recipe, you will have it, everytime.