Recipes & Cooking

Say What? Fancy Fast Food
Say What? Fancy Fast Food

We've been on the hunt for funny food blogs around here, and last week our intern Sheri sent me… >>

I'll Have What the Queen's Having: A British Slang Quiz
I’ll Have What the Queen’s Having: A British Slang Quiz

We may share a language, but that doesn’t mean we understand British lingo: Here’s a smattering… >>

National Ice Cream Day: Or, In My Case, (Tw)Ice Cream
National Ice Cream Day: Or, In My Case, (Tw)Ice Cream

There's an ebullient message in my childhood diary, from the summer I was nine: "Today, mom let us… >>

healthier fourth of july barbeque, kebabs
A Quick Guide to Healthy Grilling

Use these smart tips to eat the best you can all summer long. >>

Nifty Chopsticks Tricks
Nifty Chopsticks Tricks

I was enjoying lunch with my colleague Andrea last week when I stopped her mid-sentence: "That. Is… >>

Hey, Mr. President: Have I Got a Burger For You
Hey, Mr. President: Have I Got a Burger For You

Now, there's no beef here, Mr. President, because clearly you know your way around a patty (ahem… >>

Ensenada Shrimp Cocktail
97 of the Easiest No-Cook, No-Bake, No-Fuss Recipes

Get out of the kitchen fast with enough delicious no-cook ideas to keep you cool all summer. >>

10 Best Food Festival Recipes From Around America
10 Best Food Festival Recipes From Around America

What better way to celebrate the Fourth of July than by whipping up recipes from some of… >>

You Had Me at
You Had Me at “No Cook”

If you are like me, then maybe you too had a moment about a week ago at your local supermarket… >>

Simple Homemade Condiment Recipes
Simple Homemade Condiment Recipes

These easy DIY recipes instantly improve your foods; you'll wonder why you ever bought into the… >>

Homemade Mustard
Homemade Mustard

Extra additions to this versatile recipe can include turmeric, garlic, tarragon, sugar or honey… >>

Homemade Mayonnaise
Homemade Mayonnaise

Our recipe for homemade mayonnaise is boiled, eliminating any fear of salmonella contamination from… >>

Homemade Ketchup
Homemade Ketchup

This homemade ketchup recipe is so much better than bottled, and an inspired way to use up your… >>

Aioli (Garlic Mayonnaise)
Aioli (Garlic Mayonnaise)

Traditionally served with poached fish, aioli (pronounced eye-oh-lee) can also be used as a dip for… >>

Tartar Sauce
Tartar Sauce

Once you've tasted this homemade version of the classic fish accompaniment, you won't waste your… >>

Cocktail Sauce
Cocktail Sauce

This zesty dip for shrimp and other seafood isn't just cheaper than bottled cocktail sauce; you can… >>

avocado
Ripe Every Time: #1 Trick of the Avocado Whisperer

Summer is the season of avocados, and I thought I knew all the tricks: how to make them ripen… >>

Eating Well with Nora Ephron
Eating Well with Nora Ephron

Nora Ephron, the "writer and filmmaker with a genius for humor," inspired an incredible… >>

Video: A Fascinating Look Inside a McDonald’s Photo Shoot
Video: A Fascinating Look Inside a McDonald’s Photo Shoot

Ever wonder why that Big Mac looks so much better in the commercial than it does when you sink your… >>

10 Healthy Fast Food Choices that Satisfy Any Cravings
10 Healthy Fast Food Choices that Satisfy Any Cravings

Next time you're facing down a fast food craving, know which choice is better for your health. >>