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7 Apple Recipes You’ve Got to Try

Apples abound this time of year, but one can only cook so many pies, crisps, and batches of apple… >>

Quick Ghost Cookies
The Ultimate Trick-or-Treat After Party

After trick-or-treating, invite your neighbors and friends over for some ghoulishly good grub from… >>

At Last: Two-Bite Pies
At Last: Two-Bite Pies

Two-bite brownies, two-bite cookies, two-bite scones—the best part of a two-bite treat is that… >>

Truffle Football Cupcakes
Tailgating Tips, Tricks, and Recipes

There's nothing like a good tailgate with friends before or after a football game. The food! The… >>

Superfoods Come Cheap this Time of Year
Superfoods Come Cheap this Time of Year

I know, I know, you like when I write about cookies, and cheese, or cookies and cheese. But… >>

Behold, the Hamburger Cupcake!
Behold, the Hamburger Cupcake!

Yes, that is a cupcake, and it's served with a side order of fiction at a really fun blog called… >>

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… >>

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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… >>

Chocolate Chip Cookies, Meet Grilled Cheese
Chocolate Chip Cookies, Meet Grilled Cheese

Is it dinner? Is it dessert? It is genius? Or gross? When you combine two all-time favorite comfort… >>

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Rogue’s Chipotle Ale: Beer With a Spicy Kick

I love a good beer, but after a summer of Rolling Rock-fueled barbecues I craved something new… >>

Corn
An Easier Way to Husk Corn

Corn on the cob season is terrific. Husking those corn cobs? Not so terrific. (In fact, I usually… >>

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… >>