Enjoy Cooking with CooksCentral.

If you enjoy cooking, CooksCentral.com is the ideal site for you! Our site is designed for cooks of all levels. Whether you are just starting out in the kitchen or have been cooking for years, you will find lots of delicious recipes. We are always adding recipes for new meals for readers to try out!

At CooksCentral.com, we guide ourselves in the following core principles:

  • Homemade food is not only more affordable, it's more healthy
  • Cooking is challenging, but can also be fun!
  • Healthy food can still taste great.

Thank you for visiting our site, and please let us know if you have any questions or feedback!

Korean Beef

Korean Beef

Published in Meat

Korean barbecue usually refers to the Korean style of grilling beef, pork, chicken, or other types of meat. This homemade version is true to the style, and easy enough for the average cook to make at home.

Combine the soy sauce, vinegar, scallions, sugar, ginger, sesame oil, and pepper flakes in a bowl. Whisk well to blend. Reserve 1/4 cup and set aside. Pour the rest into a plastic bag wit...

A Great Thanksgiving Turkey

1 Handful mixed fresh herbs (sage, rosemary, parsley etc.) Clean the turkey well and dry completely. Season the entire bird with salt, pepper and the garlic powder. Spray a large roasting pan (preferably one with a lid...or you can use aluminum foil) and the inside of the lid with non-stick cooking spray. Place the onions on the bottom of the roasting pan. Set the seasoned turkey on top of the oni...

Greek Fried Chicken

In a medium bowl, combine chicken pieces with 1/2 cup olive oil, lemon juice, pepper, salt, oregano, cinnamon, and poultry seasoning. Allow the chicken to soak in the oil and seasonings for five minutes. In fact, rub the marinade into the chicken using your hands.

Heat 1/2 cup olive oil over low heat in a 1 1/2 inch deep frying pan with a lid to fit (to keep the juices in the chicken). Car...

Gumbo

Gumbo

Published in Seafood

Here's a great way to celebrate traditional mardi gras, New Orleans style! This recipe is a little more challenging due to the large list of ingredients. If you are worried it might be a little too much for you, feel free to leave out the shrimp. This dish is great leftover too.

Season the chicken with salt and pepper. Heat the oil in a heavy bottomed Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Co...

Hummus

Hummus

Published in Appetizers

This unique recipe for hummus is an easy and quick dip that is a healthy snack. You might want to substitute cumin for the black pepper. This will make it less spicy, but the cumin still adds a complex flavor. Try this on cucumber slices, crackers, or chips!

1. In a blender, chop the garlic. Pour garbanzo beans into blender, reserving about a tablespoon for garnish. Place lemon juice, t...