Food

Find our favorite healthy recipes and cooking tips from the best cookbooks, food blogs, and websites to make cooking faster and easier.

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How a Pop-Up Turkey Timer Works

Learn the secret behind a turkey pop-up timer. >>

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20+ Fast Recipe Ideas for Thanksgiving Leftovers

Sick of endless turkey sandwiches? You’ll love these fast, fun, easy Thanksgiving recipes for… >>

Liz Vaccariello
Editor’s Note: A Fresh Look at Junk Food

A busy Saturday leads to a surprisingly complicated lunch for Reader's Digest editor Liz… >>

Burgers
The New Food Fight: Big Food Vs. Big Organic

Have the elite hijacked healthy eating? >>

Pickled Apples
This Pickled Apples Recipe Will Electrify Your Taste Buds

Try this surprising preparation for the fall fruit as a side or a sandwich topper. >>

Vegan Spaghetti and Meatballs
Vegan Comfort Food Recipes for Everyone

Because you can have your vegan cake, and eat your vegan mac and cheese, vegan pizza, vegan sushi… >>

Ramen Burger
6 Trendy Food Mashups Headed Your Way

What happens when food geniuses run wild. >>

Lemon and Orange Vodkas
Flavored Vodka: How to Infuse with Cake, Bacon, Fruit, and More

Buying flavored vodka is fine, but making your own vodka infusions is fun. Here's a shot of… >>

Bacon
13+ Secrets a Food Stylist Won’t Tell You

You'll never look at food photography the same way again. >>

20 Most-Asked Thanksgiving Questions, Answered in 20 Words Or Less
20 Most-Asked Thanksgiving Questions, Answered in 20 Words Or Less

Everything you need to know about cooking Thanksgiving dinner—from the turkey to the pie… >>

Pomagranate mango guacamole
Guacamole Dip: Change It Up!

Make your homemade guacamole dip a party favorite with these deliciously different ingredients. >>

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7 Unique Hummus Recipes

Find easy ways to add even more nutrients, flavor, and color to the humble, healthy chickpea dip. >>

Dinner advice
Family Dinner: 25 Ways to Have More Fun at the Table

For a more fun family dinner, Jenny Rosenstarch, author of the blog and book Dinner: A Love Story… >>

Avocado and grapefruit
New Meatless Recipes from the River Cottage Veg Cookbook

Kale, avocado, and other healthy superfoods star in these new vegetarian recipes from the River… >>

Cookies and Cream Coconut Ice Cream Sandwich
11 Outrageous Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches

These recipes and tips from Tessa Arias's book Cookies & Cream make for a more special dessert than… >>

Rainbow cake
5 Ways to Say “I Love You” With Cake

If you really want people to feel the love, author Edd Kimber encourages you to Say it With Cake. >>

Roller Skakes cake
Creative Birthday Cake Decorating Ideas from Extreme Cakeovers

From the book Extreme Cakeovers: Make a birthday kid smile with these adorable ideas that use… >>

Strawberry ice cream
Hidden Personality Traits Revealed Through Your Favorite Ice Cream Flavor

If you think ordering vanilla means you're boring, see how personality traits are linked to your… >>

Watermelon and jalapeño water
10 Natural Flavored Water Recipes

In minutes, you can transform boring H2O into a delicious glass of healthy, refreshing, flavored… >>

vegetables
10 Unexpected Vegetable Crudité Platter Ideas

Mix up your baby carrot-and-dip appetizer plate by swapping in any of these 10 different, fresh… >>