Recipes & Cooking

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… >>

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… >>

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… >>