Recipes & Cooking

White House Menus Past: Squirrel Stew, Anyone?
White House Menus Past: Squirrel Stew, Anyone?

These days, the White House—with its vegetable gardens, beehives, and even a small craft… >>

Will a Cupcake Decide the Election?
Will a Cupcake Decide the Election?

There are all sorts of algorithms that forecast election results, but I'm partial to the food… >>

20 Most-Googled Christmas Cookie Terms
20 Most-Googled Christmas Cookie Terms

Because we love ourselves a sweet list, we asked Google staff to share the past year's… >>

Would You Pay a Stranger For Sushi—Made in a Restroom?
Would You Pay a Stranger For Sushi—Made in a Restroom?

My friend Phoebe took off this summer to film some sort of road trip reality show—all she knew… >>

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10 Weirdest Food Trends of the Past Century

A lot has changed over the past century. From bob cuts to bell bottoms, pet rocks to pop music… >>

10 Things You Never Knew About Halloween Candy
10 Things You Never Knew About Halloween Candy

Picked up from around the web, here are little-known facts about the year's sweetest holiday: 1… >>

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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… >>

Yum! The Snack Too Tasty to Share
Yum! The Snack Too Tasty to Share

Popcorn love is in the air here at Reader's Digest. My new snack of choice is this addictive sweet… >>

You Say Popcorn, I Say Pipcorn!
You Say Popcorn, I Say Pipcorn!

Photo courtesy of http://pipsnacks.com Ever since news broke a few months ago that popcorn has… >>

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Yum! 10 Different Cookie Creations from the Same Dough

'Tis the season for Christmas cookies. There's the three dozen to bake for your neighbor's cookie… >>

Vegan Comfort Food Recipes for Everyone

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

15 Healthy Snacks for Kids (or Adults!)

Make each bite count: These snacks taste just like your favorite foods but with more healthy… >>

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6 Delicious Breakfast-for-Dinner Recipes

Having your morning meal at night is often a quick, healthy, and inexpensive to perk up your go-to… >>

11 Outrageous Homemade Ice Cream Sandwiches

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

New Meatless Recipes from the River Cottage Veg Cookbook

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

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7 Things You Didn’t Know You Could Make in a Slow Cooker

Slow cookers are good for more than soups and stews. Try one of these surprising one-pot recipes. >>

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10 Unexpected Vegetable Crudité Platter Ideas

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

8 Fun and Festive Summer Cocktails

These fruity drinks, from margaritas to sangria, will keep you cool and refreshed on hot summer… >>

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Decadent Diabetic Desserts

No feast is complete without a sweet ending! These low-sugar tarts, cakes, and chocolate desserts… >>

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4 Creative Kale Recipes to Try Right Now

Nutrient-packed and extremely versatile, kale is definitely having a moment. If you haven't… >>