Recipes & Cooking

Enjoy the Conventions? Then You'll Love These Chocolates!
Enjoy the Conventions? Then You’ll Love These Chocolates!

There were so many proclamations of love at the conventions the past few weeks it felt like… >>

lunch notes, ice cream
Ice Cream: Sweet Reads and Smart Tips

Since fall doesn't officially begin until September 22, I'm savoring these last weeks of summer… >>

The Most Surprising Cookies I've Ever Seen
The Most Surprising Cookies I’ve Ever Seen

These colorful cookies—first spotted on Pinterest (below), and then tracked to She Knows—were… >>

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… >>

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… >>

10 Fast, Fun Lunch Box Recipes
10 Fast, Fun Lunch Box Recipes

When packing up kids’ lunches, stick with food that’s easy-to-transport, wholesome, and full of… >>

Easy Bake Sale Treats Anyone Can Make
Easy Bake Sale Treats Anyone Can Make

These delicious recipes from Taste of Home are guaranteed to sell-out quickly at any bake sale. >>

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… >>

Julia Child
Celebrating Julia Child

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