Cooking

The Only Thanksgiving Guide You'll Ever Need
The Only Thanksgiving Guide You’ll Ever Need

This year I'm giving thanks for Sam Sifton's new book Thanksgiving: How to Cook it Well… >>

Must-Read: The Secret Lives of Kitchen Spices
Must-Read: The Secret Lives of Kitchen Spices

Salt. Pepper. Cinnamon. Most of us use these common spices every day, but did you know that prior… >>

Homemade Gifts for Everyone on Your List
Homemade Gifts for Everyone on Your List

This holiday season, make these easy, personalized handmade gifts for your loved ones. >>

6 Pretty Ideas for Decorating Christmas Cookies
6 Pretty Ideas for Decorating Christmas Cookies

From glazing to stenciling, try these unique ideas and recipes to add a festive touch to decorate… >>

7 Apple Recipes You've Got to Try
7 Apple Recipes You’ve Got to Try

Apples abound this time of year, but one can only cook so many pies, crisps, and batches of apple… >>

Tailgating Tips, Tricks, and Recipes
Tailgating Tips, Tricks, and Recipes

There's nothing like a good tailgate with friends before or after a football game. The food! The… >>

Cupcake Ideas So Crazy Only a Mad Genius Could Invent Them
Cupcake Ideas So Crazy Only a Mad Genius Could Invent Them

Stefani Pollack, the creative cook behind the "fun, experimental" blog The Cupcake Project, thinks… >>

9 Extraordinary Uses for Paper Towels
9 Extraordinary Uses for Paper Towels

Paper towels to the rescue! These home tips will have you reaching for the roll every time you're… >>

A Final Farewell to Fave Summer Foods
A Final Farewell to Fave Summer Foods

I love the fall, but the moment I detected the crisp breeze and a certain je ne sais quoi in the… >>

Easy Gardening: Grow Mushrooms at Work
Easy Gardening: Grow Mushrooms at Work

I've painstakingly nurtured windowsill basil plants, and shooed ambitious animals out of past… >>

10 Foodie Things to Do Before Summer Ends
10 Foodie Things to Do Before Summer Ends

Celebrate the best of summer food with these all-new warm weather recipes and ideas. >>

No-Oven Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe
No-Oven Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

It's been hot hot hot this summer—so much so that when the temperature peaked at 87 degrees one… >>

New Recipes for the Best of Summer's Tomatoes
New Recipes for the Best of Summer’s Tomatoes

I've been making my favorite tomato dish for the last two weeks: Take good bread, add a skim of… >>

10 Weird Facts About Coffee
10 Weird Facts About Coffee

Think you know beans about coffee? Quiz yourself and see how well you know your java. >>

Celebrating Julia Child
Celebrating Julia Child

Julia Child has been an inspiration to many—myself included—and has influenced the way we cook… >>

Chocolate Chip Cookies, Meet Grilled Cheese
Chocolate Chip Cookies, Meet Grilled Cheese

Is it dinner? Is it dessert? It is genius? Or gross? When you combine two all-time favorite comfort… >>

How to Bring Paris to Your Picnic
How to Bring Paris to Your Picnic

After reading about Wendy Weston's growing "European Style" picnic business, I decided I had had… >>

How to Eat Well for Less
How to Eat Well for Less

Buy the best when it makes a difference, and fill the rest of your grocery cart with values. >>

Shhh: Chef Secrets for a Four-Star Breakfast at Home
Shhh: Chef Secrets for a Four-Star Breakfast at Home

Crisp bacon, light pancakes, goofproof omelets: Find out what restaurant chefs know to get top… >>

Experts Create their Perfect PB&J
Experts Create their Perfect PB&J

Did you know the average American eats 1,500 peanut butter and jelly sandwiches by age 18? Upgrade… >>