The allure of ordering your favorite takeout meal on a crazy weeknight can be almost impossible to resist, whether it’s Indian, Chinese, Thai, or the perennial favorite—pizza. It can feel like a necessary indulgence when life gets ahead of you.
However, sometimes it can be fun to cook your own takeout menu favorites at home!
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What’s for dinner? The question never stops being asked or needing to be answered!
If you’re a vegetarian, or just really like eating that way often (like I do), it can be especially easy to fall into the same defaults: breakfast-for-dinner, soup, pasta, tacos.
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When it comes to warm weather desserts, there are a few very key considerations:
1. You don’t want something that’s going to get gooey or wilt in some way—it can be surprisingly warm on Memorial Day weekend!
2. You want something that’s easily portable, so fancy things that are perishable, delicate or have elaborate toppings are probably out of the question, too.
3. All that, and it’s got to be delicious and eye-catching, too — right?!
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Graduation season is nigh—what are you making to feed the happy graduate and your friends and family?
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There never seem to be enough chicken recipes, am I right?
Here, we’ve put together some of our favorites for your weeknight (or weekend!) inspiration. They all have an eye toward expedience and efficiency, and are easily made in one skillet.
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With Easter coming up and summer potlucks following right behind, there are many hard-boiled eggs in our near future. Sometimes they can be a little tricky to pull off—peels included!
Here are three ways to make hard-boiled eggs depending on your equipment, what kind of eggs you have, and what you plan to do with them.
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St. Patrick’s Day is a holiday in which many celebrate being Irish, often regardless of one’s actual heritage!
It’s understandable though — it’s easy to get into the spirit of the day with dishes that involve ingredients such as potatoes, bread, and beer.
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Oh winter! The bad weather, the cold, and the general hibernation that it encourages in all of us—it’s enough to make you want to stock up, cook big batches of food, and stay indoors.
Or at the very least it’s enough to make you not want to make a trip to the supermarket for just one missing ingredient so you can make dinner.
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Ah, children. They can be our biggest fans and also our biggest challengers when it comes to cooking. Getting a meal on the table that they will eat sometimes feels like a Herculean task.
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There’s something so wonderful and welcoming about coming home after a busy day, knowing you have a well-stocked freezer and can just pull out a casserole to reheat for dinner.
You’ve already done the hard work of making the meal. Now you just get to enjoy the benefits of your prior planning.
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It’s that time of year again, bone chilling weather and NFL playoffs. The perfect time for steamy hot and hearty chili!
Whether you like your chili with beans or without, with turkey, chicken, ground beef or chuck, scorchingly hot or mild, a big bowl of chili is wonderfully satisfying on a cold winter day.
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Welcome to our new series on seasonal fruits and vegetables!
When I first started cooking I didn’t understand what was even meant by “seasonal” when it came to food. It wasn’t until I started gardening and shopping at our local farmers markets that it hit home.
Every vegetable and fruit has its season—a season when it is ripe and plentiful, when it tastes the best, and costs the least.
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You’ve got the main event covered—some kind of roasted meat, right?
But what to serve alongside? Well, here are our ten best suggestions to go with lamb, prime rib, glazed ham, or turkey!
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The holidays are upon us! Drinks, parties, ugly sweaters, and best of all, FOOD! So much glorious food!
It’s time to don your gay apparel and show up to that party in style. And don’t forget your appetizer!
Continue reading “10 Easy Appetizers for Your Holiday Party” »
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