Recipes & Cooking

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… >>

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Fantastic 4th of July Desserts

To be honest, most of my 4th of July parties involve a lake, a cheap grill, and however many hot… >>

Dessert Meets Grill
Dessert Meets Grill

Summer is now in full swing, and the Fourth of July is right around the corner. That means one very… >>

Easy-to-Make Recipes While Cooking on Vacation
Easy-to-Make Recipes While Cooking on Vacation

These fast, tasty ideas will help you save time and money when making meals away from home. >>

grilling secrets, steaks
How to Grill Like a Pro

Use these insider chef tips for grilling just like a pro—and your meat will taste just like those… >>

Patriotic Gelatin Salad
Cool Jell-o Recipes

Put a wiggle on the table with these showstopping Jell-o desserts. >>

Genius Idea: Picnic Party
Genius Idea: Picnic Party

I don’t have air conditioning in my New York City apartment—which is a perfectly fine way of… >>