Once the bell rings at the end of the school day, it means two things - that the kids are coming home, and that they'll be hungry. These 24 Easy After-School Snacks are just the thing to put a little pep back in their step and give them some energy for homework later on! No one wants to deal with hungry kids, but with this collection of easy snack recipes you'll be ready for anything.
When it's time for back-to-school, there's more than just books and backpacks to think of every morning - you also have to pack your kids a lunch! For many parents, preparing lunch begins the night before, when you already have enough on your plate (like dinner!) but you don't have to stress - these 30 Easy School Lunches Kids Will Love are the only lunch recipes you'll need this season.
You might not realize this, but once you learn how to cook a turkey you have a whole host of recipe options at your disposal! These 12 Turkey Recipes Cooking a Turkey for Any Occasion go far beyond your traditional Thanksgiving turkey. These turkey recipes are perfect for any day, any week, any time of year!
With everything else you have going on during the week, the last thing you want to do is spend a long time figuring out dinner. That's where these 30 Easy Weeknight Dinners Dinner Ideas for Any Night come in! These weeknight dinner recipes are the perfect way to feed the whole family, whether you're short on time or just don't want the hassle.
Although summer produce gets all the press, you can't forget about the fruits and vegetables that are in season as soon as the temperature starts to dip. Fall is known not only for its fabulous colors, but also for its fantastic flavors! Whether pumpkin, cranberry, or squash is up your alley, these 35 Quick and Easy Fall Recipes Pumpkin, Apples, and More are just what you need to get in the mood for autumn. From fall dinner recipes to desserts fit for a monarch, you're sure to find something here that you absolutely adore and will be a tasty departure from your usual go-to recipes.
Let's face it the pumpkin is the ultimate fall staple, whether you're using it for food, decoration, or your favorite spiced latte. When fall rolls around, you need this collection of 21 Easy Pumpkin Recipes Pumpkin Dishes for Fall and Beyond! From dinner and dessert to snack ideas you've never even thought of, these pumpkin recipes are one of a kind and oh-so-good.
If you live in America, just hearing the word "Thanksgiving" is enough to make you hungry. This collection, 16 Easy Thanksgiving Recipes How to Cook a Turkey and More, is everything you need to make a Thanksgiving dinner that your family won't soon forget! It might be intimidating to think about preparing the holiday meal, but there's no need to stress - we've got the secrets to making your family's Thanksgiving the best one yet.
Ghosts and ghouls abound on Halloween, but the scariest thing of all would be celebrating the day without snacks! These 9 Halloween Recipes Halloween Treat Ideas and Homemade Candy are just the thing to make your spooky day both festive AND delicious. You'll be the baddest witch in town when your Halloween treats are talked about for years to come!
When you think of Christmas, a few things probably come to mind family, friends, giving gifts... and food! Whether you're hosting Christmas dinner yourself or simply bringing a dish to your family's get-together, these 20 Christmas Recipes Christmas Dinner Ideas and Holiday Dessert Recipes are just what you need to make sure your Christmas is one they'll never forget.
This eCookbook offers you a wide selection of dinner recipes that are perfect for any night of the week. Our collection of easy recipes for dinner includes dinner ideas with meat, seafood dinner recipes, and vegetarian meals. There's no need to stress over what to make when you can whip all of these recipes up in under an hour! They're sure to be a hit with the whole family.
Let's face it there's nothing quite as good as the smell of cookies baking in the oven. Whether it's Christmas or just a regular Wednesday, these 15 Easy Cookie Recipes The Best Cookie Recipes for Any Occasion can help you get your house smelling like a bakery all year long!
Sometimes a candy bar just isn't enough to satisfy your sweet tooth, but that's okay - we've got you covered! These 15 Easy Chocolate Recipes Chocolate Cake and Other Chocolate Dessert Recipes are exactly what you're going to want to have on hand once that chocolate craving hits. Whether you're a chocoholic yourself or are just looking for some winning desserts to bring to a party, these delicious chocolate desserts are going to come in handy!
We all know what it's like to find a celebrity chef recipe that looks delicious, but turns out to be really difficult to make and Gordon Ramsay of all people wouldn't stand for a poorly-made recipe. This collection of 14 Simple Gordon Ramsay Recipes Chef Ramsay's Best Recipes Made Easy breaks down some of Chef Ramsay's easiest recipes, so you can have his award-winning dishes in your very own kitchen! From chicken recipes all the way to dessert, there's a recipe here for everyone.
Whether it's a cold winter's night or it's just been a long day, sometimes all we want is to curl up with some cozy comfort food. These 24 Comfort Food Recipes for Stressful Days are carb-y, cheesy, and oh-so-delicious - the perfect way to unwind when you need a little TLC!
If your family is of European descent, chances are you have some very specific recipes that have become traditions in your family. Whether that food is latkes, pierogi, or borscht, these 20 Old-World European Recipes Grandma Used to Make are sure to take you right back to grandma's kitchen!
These 31 Easy Chinese Recipes are the perfect way to teach yourself how to cook filling Chinese recipes for your whole family! Whether it's a weeknight dinner or you're trying to spice up the weekend without going out, these recipes are guaranteed delicious you won't even miss the fortune cookies at the end. With a little bit of practice, you will soon be able to make your own Chinese food right in the comfort of your own home.
A meal's not a meal if it's just a main course. You need backup that's where the side dish comes in! These 26 Easy Side Dish Recipes make mealtime a snap by taking the guesswork out of planning your dinner. Not sure whether to go for something healthy or maybe a little on the starchy side? We've got you covered!
Hello, 2017! It's a brand new year, but before we kiss the old one goodbye, we at Cookstr thought it would be fun to round up the most popular recipes from 2016 and give them one last hurrah! This collection, Best of Cookstr Our Top 100 Cookbook Recipes from 2016, contains the 100 recipes our readers loved most in the past year. From easy breakfast recipes to delicious weeknight dinners, soulful soups to dessert ideas, and everything in between, you're sure to find something new to try this week!
Sometimes the best part of a meal isnt the meal itself, but what comes afterward dessert! Theres no better way to end a long and stressful day than with something sweet. The recipes found in this free eCookbook, 12 Easy Dessert Recipes Dessert Ideas for Parties and More, are just what your sweet tooth has wanted all along.
When you think about Irish food, the first thing that comes to mind might be corned beef and cabbage - but while that's delicious, there's far more that Irish cuisine has to offer than just those things! These 28 Traditional Irish Recipes Irish Food for St. Patrick's Day and Beyond are sure to broaden your culinary horizons in the best way!
Mother's Day is just around the corner. If the thought of celebrating mom by sitting in a loud and crowded restaurant isn't your (or your mom's) cup of tea, then you just might want to have a quiet and more relaxing brunch at home. The question, then, is what should you serve that will fit the occasion? While you could make a pan of scrambled eggs and bacon, consider going all out by cooking and baking a meal for mom that she will love. With this collection of 27 Mother's Day Brunch Recipes That Mom Will Love, you'll find both classic breakfast fare and new twists on old favorites. Don't forget the beverages for your special meal, either!
When you think of dessert, you likely envision spending time in a hot kitchen on a sweltering summer's day while baking a cake or pie. But what if you could create a dessert that's delicious and sweet without using your oven? With this collection of 23 Best Frozen Dessert Recipes Ice Cream, Frozen Pies, and More, you can take your culinary skills to the next level. These frozen no-bake desserts are creative and refreshing ways to satisfy just about any sweet tooth. Adding a frozen dessert to the menu of your next get-together is also a great way to make hosting stress-free.
The delicious and versatile fruit can be smashed, mashed, sliced, and diced, then incorporated in a number of recipes. Whether you're facing a bounty of avocado grown right in your backyard or simply want to cook something new, these avocado recipes will get you started.This selection of 23 Best Avocado Recipes Guacamole, Salad, and More also includes easy avocado recipes that are ideal for anyone who is making a foray into cooking and preparing avocado. Serve up something that your entire family will love when you take a look at these recipes.
When it comes to summertime activities, you can't forget about picnics! Load up your favorite picnic basket, grab an oversized blanket, and enjoy the great outdoors while dining outside when you plan a picnic with family members or friends. This collection of picnic recipes includes salads, sandwiches, desserts, and more that everyone is sure to love. Just remember to use properly insulated containers and totes to transport your items, and you're set for a fun day or evening outdoors.
In this collection of 24 Summer Party Drinks Margaritas, Cocktails, and More, you'll find plenty of drinks that you will want to serve at your next soiree. Are you expecting a crowd? Then make your life a little bit easier by making a bowl of punch or a pitcher of margaritas. If your next get-together will be more intimate, then cocktails that can be handcrafted individually are in order. Don't forget the non-alcoholic drink options, either! Lemonade, iced tea, and so many other non-alcoholic beverage recipes are included in this collection, too.
These herb garden tips that every cook needs to know can give you a steady access to fresh herbs all summer and even into autumn. From determining which herbs you should grow to discovering new and creative herb recipes, these 8 Herb Garden Tips for Cooks What to Plant, When to Harvest, and More will help a home cook achieve an herb garden that will meet their culinary needs!
Its easy to see why chicken is the most popularly-consumed meat in the United States its easy to cook, family-friendly, and delicious to boot. These 13 Easy Chicken Recipes for Dinner and Beyond take the guesswork out of planning your family's meals for the week - each recipe is made to please! These chicken recipes are loaded with nutrients like vitamins and protein, and any one of them could hold their own on the dinner (or lunch) table. From chicken soup recipes all the way to chicken dinners, with salads, sandwiches, and stews in between, this eCookbook has everything you need to plan a chicken-based meal for yourself and your family.
In this collection of 21 Best Vegetarian Grilling Recipes for Your Next Cookout, you'll discover an assortment of vegetarian meals for the grill that are anything but dull and tasteless. From eggplant to tofu and everything in between, you'll create an assortment of dishes that will make your next cookout a tasty and memorable experience. When it comes to grilling for vegetarians, these recipes can't get any easier or tastier! The vegetarians in your friend group will appreciate having an assortment of tasty meat-free options, too.
In this collection of 26 Best Asian Recipes Dinner Ideas Everyone Will Love, you'll find a selection of dishes that include curry, noodles, stir-fry, new takes on your favorite classic take-out dishes, and so much more. Instead of ordering delivery tonight, roll up your sleeves and get cooking with these tasty Asian dinner recipes you'll be glad you did!
What's for dinner tonight? If you need some inspiration, then you'll want to check out this collection of kid-friendly recipes the entire family will love. With a list that includes perennial favorites like chicken nuggets, pizza dough, and chili, these easy recipes can be ready to eat without much fuss. You can even get your child involved in making dinner by encouraging him or her to help prepare some of these easy dinner recipes with adult supervision, of course!
From hearty brunches to tasty grilled dinners and delicious desserts, these 25 Easy Father's Day Recipes Meal Ideas Dad Will Love are a fun and creative way to let dad know how much he is loved! Whether your dad is a foodie or simply likes to eat good food, he's sure to appreciate that these recipes are both easy to prepare and full of flavor. You can easily add these recipes to the menu for any get-together in honor of Father's Day. They're sure to be a hit with your guests and the guest of honor.
With these 18 Quick Pickle Recipes Refrigerator Pickles, Pickled Fruits, and More, you can serve pickled cucumbers, carrots, peaches, and more. Just keep in mind that many of these pickle recipes cannot be stored for an indefinite length of time, so consult the specific recipe's instructions regarding the proper storage methods. If you've always wanted to learn how to make pickles, then you'll want to see this collection of recipes!
Sometimes you need a little down-home flavor in your life. These 35 Easy Southern Recipes Country Cooking for All Occasions will be just what you need to take any meal to the next level. You don't need to have a cow-print apron or start driving a truck to get that country feeling just these easy Southern recipes! Capture all the feel of country living the slower pace, the close-knit family, and the smell of something delicious cooking on the stove or baking in the oven. Whether you need a hearty and easy breakfast recipe to start your day or are craving something sweet, we have you covered in this collection of recipes.
When it's hot outside and you're craving dessert, the last thing you probably want to do is turn on the oven and fill your kitchen with all that extra heat. These 30 Easy No-Bake Desserts No-Bake Cheesecake, Pudding Recipes, and More are just the thing to satisfy your sweet tooth on a summer day (or really, any time of year!) without using the oven - in fact, the primary appliance you need for these recipes is your fridge! Whether it's too toasty for baking or you're just looking for a low-effort, no-stress dessert recipe, these quick and easy desserts are just what you need.
This guide on How to Cook Unusual Vegetables Kohlrabi, Celeriac, and More includes tips on how to prepare the more unique produce that just might be found at your local farmers market or favorite produce store. These unusual vegetables will be the stunning addition to any weeknight dinner menu while also providing a change of pace that everyone in your family is sure to love. The next time you visit your favorite farmers market, keep an eye out for these unique seasonal vegetables so you can get cooking.
From selecting the best recipes for your annual pool party to finding just the right food to grill for a casual get-together with the neighbors, you'll want to make sure these Summer Party Recipes 37 Easy Recipes Your Guests Will Love will be at your fingertips. Appetizers, main dishes, and even beverage ideas are included in this collection of recipes. These easy summer recipes will be the perfect addition to your next pool party, luau, picnic with the family you name it!
Mamma mia! This collection of 38 Best Italian Recipes will even impress nonna. Get the family together for some good old-fashioned Italian food bursting with flavor (and usually with cheese), these hearty dishes are a favorite among kids and adults alike! From pasta to pizza, these easy Italian recipes make for an easy weeknight dinner or a delicious weekend feast. They're also great to take to a potluck or a dinner party Italian food is just one of those things that most people can agree on.
Cooking is an immersive and hands-on activity that is about more than just preparing a meal or trying a new snack recipe. Cooking is also about broadening your child's cooking skills, applying educational concepts, and bonding as a family through a shared experience. Make your next meal preparation time a learning experience for everyone in your family when you take a look at Cooking with Kids Recipes, Tips, and More for Fun in the Kitchen. Through expert tips and an assortment of kid-friendly recipes the entire family will love, you and your child will be ready to start cooking together in no time.
This collection of Summer Pies, Tarts, and Crostatas 19 Recipes to Put on Your Bucket List is just what you need to keep in mind when shopping at your favorite farmers market or selecting fresh produce from your yard. From savory dishes that are perfect for a leisurely brunch with friends to delightful fruit or cream pie desserts, this collection of recipes will be just what you need this summer. If you're planning to try something new this season, then this selection of recipes is it!
These 19 Lemon Desserts Recipes for Lemon Cakes, Meringues, and More are the perfect summer dessert recipes. Whether you're planning a barbecue that's full of an assortment of zesty spices or just making a hearty salad and sandwich for lunch, these lemon desserts will be the perfect complement to just about any meal. When life hands you lemons, make lemon tarts, meringue pies, and cakes!
We all have those go-to recipes that we use again...and again...and again for a potluck. While there's nothing wrong with preparing tried-and-true recipes for a crowd, it can get a little bit dull and predictable. If you're stuck in a rut and could use some inspiration, then keep reading! In this collection of 21 Potluck Recipes to Wow the Crowd at Any Event, you'll find an assortment of potluck recipes that are easy to make and delicious to boot.
The recipes in this collection of 19 Meatloaf Recipes for Dinner Tonight are also a great way to flex your culinary skills and get creative. Consider sprinkling shredded cheese on top of meatloaf, or incorporating a few splashes of your favorite hot sauce for some heat. You'll love putting your own take on these recipes for an easy weeknight dinner. You'll find recipes for meatloaf that include herbs, spices, ground turkey, and so much more in this recipe collection!
In this collection of 20 Cold Soup Recipes Cool Off With These Make-Ahead Recipes, you'll discover that some of the best soup recipes around can be made without standing near a hot stove. These make-ahead recipes are great ways to make hearty and filling meals that are filled with fresh produce and plenty of flavor without taking too much time to make, too. Make a stop at your favorite farmers market or produce store for the freshest produce around, then get cooking with these cold soup recipes!
Planning the perfect tailgate party includes more than just finding the right recipes although that is certainly a crucial step. From the basics of foods safety when cooking outdoors to hosting a successful party in the rain, there are plenty of things to keep in mind so that you can be ready for the next game. You'll even discover a few great tailgate party recipes that are easy to make and even easier to transport that the crowd will love. These Tailgate Party Ideas 6 Tips for a Fun Game Day Party will make your next game day event a hit for everyone!
When you picture tailgate food recipes, you likely picture no-fuss side dishes, appetizers, and more that can be made with minimal effort. It's a situation that can challenge even the most experienced home cook. It's only natural that you'll want to get cooking with recipes that aren't difficult to follow or better yet, use recipes that can be made in advance, then simply transported to the game day venue. What's a home cook to do? Don't worry, you can still make an assortment of dishes that will delight the crowd. This collection of 19 Tailgate Food Recipes the Crowd Will Love includes an assortment of recipes that are easy to make and taste delicious, too.
There's nothing quite like spreading homemade jelly on a slice of toast or on a biscuit that has just been baked. If you'd like to add learning how to make jelly to your bucket list this summer, then you'll want to keep Homemade Jelly 5 Tips for Making the Best Jars of Jelly in mind. Delicious jars of jelly will be within reach with these tips and ideas, and you'll find that learning how to make jelly isn't as difficult as you may have thought it could be. These delicious and easy fruit recipes are a great way to lock in fresh that fresh taste!
We've all had cakes come out dry and flat. It's disappointing, sure, but there's a way to fix it if you know how to moisten cakes with simple syrup! This quick fix is one of baking's best kept secrets, and it's a really handy trick to have up your sleeve when things go arwy in the oven. The next time you're baking a cake for a birthday party, potluck, or just because, simple syrup is really a life saver. And it's not just useful in cakes that come out too dry either! You can drizzle simple syrup over just about any cake to take the flavor and texture up a notch.
With this recipe collection of 20 Easy Zucchini Side Dishes for Every Meal, you'll find classic recipes as well as new and fresh ideas on how to cook with zucchini. From zucchini bread that can be served at brunch to a delightful and easy summer salad that features the delicious vegetable, you won't run out of ways to cook and bake with zucchini! You'll also find several tips on the best ways to prepare zucchini, so you can cook and bake with confidence.
Discover how easy it is to meal prep when you take a look at these 8 Meal Prep Tips, Ideas, and Recipes You Can Use to Make Life Easier. Whether you want to cook enough to feed your family for the rest of the week or just want to keep a few casseroles stashed in your freezer for a quick dinner option, these tips will be just what you need to get started. You'll love having these make-ahead recipes, tips, and more right at your fingertips!
In this collection of Make-Ahead Meals 19 Recipes for Every Time of the Day, you'll discover recipes that will make breakfast, lunch, and dinner a breeze to get on the table. Whether you want a hearty soup to enjoy later or plan to keep a few easy vegetarian recipes to keep on hand, these recipes will help you save time on those busy days while also getting a home-cooked meal on the table.
In this guide How to Cook Squash 5 Tips You Need to Know, youll discover plenty of ways to expand your culinary skills and maybe try a new and easy squash recipe along the way. As squash can be an affordable vegetable, you can add some variety to your meals without spending too much money or breaking your budget. Youll love having these tips, ideas, and recipes at your fingertips!
When the fall rolls around, pumpkin takes over the food world. From pumpkin spice lattes to pumpkin cakes and everything in between, pumpkin dessert recipes get their fair share of attention. But these 18 Savory Pumpkin Recipes showcase a different side of this autumn squash that many don't often consider.
Everyone wants to be a master chef, making creative and flavorful dishes on the fly. But sometimes recipes can be intimidating with strange and unusual ingredients that are hard to find. Luckily for you we've put together this handy guide to these rare and unusual spices that sometimes appear in recipes. The next time you're trying something new for dinner, don't give up on the recipe just because of an ingredient that you aren't familiar with! Give them a try, and you just might find a new favorite spice that you can include in your other favorite dishes.
Tangy, rich, and creamy, there's nothing quite like a cold cup of fresh buttermilk. Whether this is your first time using buttermilk or you just want to know how to cook or bake with it, then keep reading. With these 6 Buttermilk Uses, Tips, and Recipes You Can't Live Without right at your fingertips, you'll discover plenty of ways to incorporate more tips and recipes with buttermilk in your everyday cooking and baking!
When it comes to vegan desserts, there's no holding back. Vegan versions of cakes, pies, and even brownies might not contain any dairy products, but they more than make up for it with full flavors and plenty of sweet taste. Whether you're hosting the gang for board game night or just want a decadent treat on hand, these 19 Easy Vegan Desserts to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth will be just what you need to serve a delicious sweet treat. You'll find these easy dessert recipes are also a great way to prove that vegan recipes are anything but bland and tasteless!
Will it be a while before you can get to any of Chef Bayless' restaurants? Then do the next-best thing by serving up these recipes! From party appetizer recipes and dinner ideas to an assortment of salsas that will make your mouth water, the world-renowned chef offers an assortment of recipes that are delicious and easy to prepare. You'll want to get cooking with these 19 Rick Bayless Recipes You Can Make at Home right away!
When it comes to adding subtle flavor to biscuits, pancakes, and even ice cream, there's nothing quite like adding buttermilk to the mix! With these 20 Easy Buttermilk Recipes for Every Meal of the Day at your fingertips, you'll add a rich texture and unforgettable flavor to recipes that are new to you and your family. If you want to serve something different, use these delicious and easy recipes to make everything from homemade salad dressing to chicken. The next time life hands you buttermilk, make chicken, pancakes, or ice cream!
The humble grilled cheese sandwich has seen a renaissance of sorts in recent years. Gone are the days where you can simply slap a nondescript slice of cheese between two slices of bread, cook it on a skillet, and call it a day. Instead, learning how to make grilled cheese that is worthy of one found in a trendy bistro or food truck is nothing short of an art form. In How to Make Grilled Cheese Sandwiches 8 Tips for Delicious Perfection, you'll discover the basics of what it takes to make an otherwise ho-hum dish taste incredible.
When it comes to brunch menu ideas, the sky is practically the limit! Feel free to get creative and serve an assortment of beverages, sweet pastries, and savory dishes without much fuss.From hosting a great mid-morning event in summer to ideas on how to serve kid-friendly recipes for brunch, the tips found in this guide to Brunch Menu Ideas 7 Tips to Make Your Next Brunch a Success are just what you need for a great event. You'll want to keep these tips in mind the next time you host family and friends for brunch.
If this is your first time chicken stock, don't be intimidated. It's really quite simple, and will result in a delicious stock that you can use to boost the flavor profile in an assortment of recipes. Making stock from scratch is also an economical alternative to purchasing a can of stock from the grocery store. You're also getting even more use from a chicken fryer. In this guide on How to Make Chicken Stock 5 Tips for Perfect Stock Every Time, you'll learn how to create your own stock like a pro. Roll up your sleeves, get a stock pot, and get ready to start cooking when you see these easy tips!
If you feel that you're stuck in a rut when it comes to planning your family's meals, then it's time to shake things up with the addition of egg recipes. Poached eggs, frittatas, scrambled eggs, and more are all filling and delicious, and will only take you minutes to prepare and cook. Eggs are also an inexpensive source of protein, so if you're watching your budget, it's a win-win. In this collection of Egg Recipes 19 Ideas for 'Eggcellent' Meals, you'll discover an assortment of recipes that will have the crowd asking for seconds.
Water bath canning in Mason jars isn't just for your grandparents! In today's world of homegrown produce and artisan food, this method of canning is having a comeback. But if it isn't done properly, the food can be ruined and unsafe to eat. There are basically two methods of canning pressure canning and water bath canning. Pressure canning is good for just about any food for preservation. It allows you to heat the jars to much higher temperatures, which will kill the bacteria and keep your foods safe to eat for long periods of time. Water bath canning, on the other hand, is a little more old school, and you can't use this method for just any old foods! Because the temperatures you can achieve with this method are limited, you can only use it to safely can highly acidic foods, like fruits and pickles.
Have you ever reached for a jar of seasoning or herbs, only to discover that the herbs are tasteless and smell dusty? While it is disappointing to realize you have stale spices on your hands, you can do a few things to prevent it from happening again. Whether you purchase your spices and herbs from your favorite grocery store or dry your own herbs, knowing how to store spices properly can go a long way to ensure your seasonings retain full flavor. In this guide on How to Store Spices 5 Tips for Keeping Your Spices Fresh, you'll discover quick and easy ways to store your spices.
Whether you're a die-hard fan of "Good Eats" or just want to make something special for your next meal at home, you can't go wrong with Chef Alton Brown's recipes! The renowned cookbook author and TV show host takes away the intimidation factor in cooking while also serving up generous portions of history and food science know-how. Delicious appetizers, hearty and flavorful main courses, and tempting desserts are all guaranteed to hit the spot and be a hit with your family and friends. From new and creative recipes to fresh takes on old favorites, these 13 Alton Brown Recipes That Will Wow The Crowd are just what you need!
Whether you're making shrimp cocktail or cooking it in a dish like shrimp scampi, shrimp is delicious... if prepared properly! As with a lot of seafood recipes, cooking with shrimp means paying extra attention to the freshness and preparation of the food for both optimum flavor and food safety. There are basically three things to do in order to properly and safely prepare shrimp. First is to check for freshness shrimp can go bad on a dime, so paying extra attention to this factor is key for safety. Second, knowing how to peel the shrimp is essential. No matter what shrimp dish you're making, no one wants to accidentally bite into that hard shell don't worry, though, they come off pretty easily. And lastly, deveining the shrimp is often preferred. You can pretty easily buy shrimp that has already had the vein removed, but if you're doing all of the preparation yourself, this is something to consider.
Believe it or not, there are plenty of ways to make mac and cheese better! Whether you want to make it from scratch or plan to add some pizzazz to the boxed version, there are plenty of ways to improve this kid-friendly dish that is also a crowd-pleaser for adults. This guide on Make Mac and Cheese Better with These Tricks and Tips will clue you in on how you can improve this dish in almost countless ways. Homemade mac and cheese will be elevated to totally new ballgame when you get cooking with these tips!
Novice and experienced bakers alike enjoy the thrill and challenge that comes when you make your own bread from scratch. Alternating between periods of intensity and long durations of waiting, bread-making is not for those who are impatient and expect to see immediate results. Whether you already know how to bake loaves of your own bread or are just getting into this type of baking, keeping a few of the tricks and hacks to bread-making by your side can make all the difference.In Make Your Own Bread 6 Tricks to Baking Bread from Scratch, you'll learn some of the best ways to improve your bread-making skills. Roll up your sleeves and get ready to bake!
Have you always wanted to make your own paella, but felt it would be too expensive of an endeavor to even attempt? There's no need to break the bank when making this type of cuisine. You just need some patience when making a paella dish that everyone will love. In this collection of 16 Paella Recipes for Any Occasion Seafood Paella, Chicken Paella, and More, you'll discover an assortment of recipes that will be crowd-pleasers. Although paella is typically associated with the cuisine of Spain, you'll find a few new twists on the classic dish that originate from all over the world. Grab your fork and dig in it's time to cook some paella!
For home chefs and bakers who are vegan, sometimes finding the recipe that you want to use that also matches your dietary restrictions can be a challenge. Wouldn't be a lot easier if you could just adapt regular recipes to be vegan and entirely plant-based? That's where these vegan substitutions come in! You don't have to be vegan to use these ideas, either. Sometimes you get halfway through assembling a cake and realize you're out of eggs or butter. Never fear, these entirely plant-based alternatives will save the day and might just make your dishes a little bit healthier in the process.
The next time you're craving something sweet, you don't need to make a special trip to your local bakery or grocery store. Instead, stay home and get started in making a variety of sweet treats. From cakes to ice cream and so much more, dessert recipes that use no more than five ingredients can be just what you need when you want to eat something sweet.With this collection of 5-Ingredient Dessert Recipes 20 Recipes for Ice Cream, Cake, and More at your fingertips, you can whip up something sweet and delightful in just a little bit of time.
When you're first learning to cook, the vocabulary can be a little intimidating. The much of the terminology of cooking and baking comes from other languages, which can make the whole process even more difficult (and hard to pronounce). French cooking terms, in particular, are notorious for being complicated and intimidating. While many of them do refer to techniques that are complex and extravagant, there's a good chance that you've done some of these things without even knowing the name for it. That's why we put together this dictionary of French cooking terms. The next time you come across a term in a recipe that you aren't familiar with, consult this guide, and you'll have your answer in no time.
What's hot and made in a pot? Soups and stews, of course! These 21 Soups and Stews Chili Recipes, Soup Recipes, and More are just what you need to take your soup game to the next level. Go beyond the canned variety you remember from your childhood and treat your family to some delicious homemade cooking. And it's not just about chicken noodle anymore - you're sure to find soups and stews in this collection that you would never have thought of before.
If you're a fan of baking shows, you've probably seen professional bakers baking the crust of a pie or a quiche separately. This is called blind baking, but it is also sometimes referred to as pre-baking or parbaking, and chefs don't just do it for fun! There's a practical purpose to it, too. It might seem a bit intimidating, but it's not necessarily just a fancy thing that professional chefs do. Depending on the type of pie that you are making, it can be pretty important to achieving pie perfection.
When you've got a long to-do list, the last thing you probably want to do is find time to make dinner. Luckily, there's a magic tool that takes the hassle out of preparing dinner - the slow cooker! These 26 Best Slow Cooker Recipes are just the thing to take the stress out of preparing a meal. All you have to do is throw the ingredients together and set the timer, then go off and do your own thing. Hours later, you've got a complete meal just ready and waiting to be served!
Make the best out of what you have left by following these tips for storing leftover Thanksgiving turkey. Includes information on how to freeze and reuse turkey.
Whether you're trying to eat better for your New Years resolution or you simply want to enjoy some sweet treat without the guilt, these healthy mango recipes are all pure perfection! Eating healthy doesn't have to mean eating bland food and cooking boring recipes. Incorporating fruit like mangoes into your dishes is such a great way to add natural, delicious flavor to your dishes. These recipes go way beyond desserts, too. From Chicken Biryani to soba noodles and even a mango okra dish, these recipes will help you incorporate all the bright and refreshing flavors of mango into your meals. Mangoes are grown in more tropical climates, especially in India, which is why many of the recipes in this collection feature the uniquely irresistible flavor profiles of Indian cuisine. Dive into these recipes, and discover a world of recipes you never knew existed.
The most important meal of Sunday just got a little bit better for you. With these healthy brunch recipes, you don't have to worry about counting calories, keep an eye on your portion sizes, or hesitate about indulging. There's nothing quite like a good brunch with friends, but sometimes you can get a little carried away and leave brunch feeling too full. These classic brunch recipes have a lighter spin on them, so you can relax with a mimosa and enjoy your time spent with loved ones -- guilt on the side. From light and fluffy pancakes that you won't regret to luscious fruit bowls, healthy quiches, and superfood sweet potato waffles, these recipes are must-haves for the health conscious bruncher.
No matter what type of recipe you are looking for, you will find it below. From breakfast to dessert, soup to nuts, we've got something for everyone in this collection of easy recipes.We hope you enjoy this look back on 2017 and find new recipes to make or rediscover a favorite you may have forgotten.
Whether it's Cinco de Mayo or just a typical Wednesday night, Mexican food is always a hit with the whole family. This collection of 30 Easy Mexican Food Recipes is essential for all of your Mexican food cravings and for any occasion.Whether you're looking for easy enchilada recipes, taco recipe ideas, or Mexican breakfast recipes, you're sure to find something here that strikes your fancy. There are even some Mexican snacks and appetizers to satisfy your spicy tooth at any time of day! Put a little zing in your weeknight dinners, host a taco night, or bring one of these dishes to a potluck or a family party.
Salads make for a great main dish or appetizer, any night of the week. These 20 Easy Salad Recipes Pasta Salad, Potato Salad, and More are perfect for weeknight suppers, dinner parties, family gatherings, or even a barbecue! A salad is an easy way to add some fresh greens and vegetables to any meal. By pairing superfoods like kale or spinach with seasonal fruits or vegetables, you're delivering a nutrient-packed dish that's bursting with flavor straight to your table.
It's hard to find recipes that are safe to eat if you're watching your weight, but this collection of 21 Easy Healthy Recipes for Every Meal can help! From healthy breakfast recipes all the way to guilt-free desserts, you can plan your meals easily with these easy healthy recipes. "Good for you" doesn't have to mean "boring" - these healthy foods are all bursting with colors and flavors to excite your taste buds. While it's perfectly fine to indulge in junk food once in a while, you won't even miss it once you try these delicious healthy meals! All of them are kid-friendly, as well - your family will never guess that these lightened-up meals are actually good for them.
Let's face it dessert is the best meal of the day. These 30 Crazy Easy Dessert Recipes for Any Occasion are sure to satisfy that sweet tooth. You don't have to feel guilty about treating yourself, especially when making desserts can be so much fun! We have even included a few vegan dessert recipes in this collection, too.Whether you're planning a dessert for a big dinner party, bringing one to a potluck, whipping one up to accompany a weeknight dinner, or just craving something sweet, you'll definitely find something here that will please every member of the family.
If you're a vegetarian, you know that it can sometimes be hard to find recipes that fit your dietary needs. With 30 Easy Vegetarian Dishes, you don't need to look any further! So many recipes out there include meat in one way or another, whether it's a sprinkling of bacon bits, a cup or two of chicken stock, or a full cut of beef. It's especially difficult to find vegetarian dinner recipes that will please the whole family, since kids tend to be picky eaters!
We've all been there before you just got home from running errands or taking the kids to practice, it's getting close to dinner time, and you realize you haven't prepared anything yet. But there's no need to panic - these 21 Quick and Easy Casserole Recipes are here to save the day (or at least, your dinner!) Simple and savory, these easy dishes are sure to inspire you and get your stomach rumbling.
When summer rolls around, there's only one thing to do have a barbecue! These 25 Easy Barbecue Recipes for Your Summer Cookouts are all you need to host the perfect summer party. Your family and friends won't be able to stop raving about it, and for once, you won't have to stress about hosting - these recipes are all proven winners!This collection includes a few traditional BBQ recipes as well as some fun and unique dishes to help you spice things up. There's no need to settle for bland burgers and boring summer appetizers - with these easy recipes, you'll learn how to put a little zest in your grilling recipes without a whole lot of extra effort.
Chicken is the most popularly consumed meat in the United States, and for good reason - it's packed full of protein and nutrients that make it an ideal choice for a weeknight dinner. This collection, 27 Easy Chicken Recipes Fried Chicken, Grilled Chicken, and More, will show you that when it comes to cooking chicken, the possibilities really are endless! We've gathered together some of the best chicken recipes on our site, from stew to pot pies, to inspire you and get your stomach grumbling. Each of these easy chicken recipes is packed with flavor and, when cooked to perfection, creates a rave-worthy dish that the whole family will love. Chicken is especially great for kids - while they might get picky about pork or seafood, chicken is almost always a favorite. Whether you need some easy dinner ideas or are just craving some chicken, you're sure to find the chicken recipe of your dreams!
The seaweed is always greener... when you're having seafood for dinner! These 20 Easy Seafood Recipes are the perfect way to incorporate fish into your and your family's diets. Fish is a lighter alternative to red meat that's better for you and tastes great, too. It's chock-full of important nutrients and fatty acids that your body needs. It's also an easy way to keep things interesting during the week and keep your family from getting bored with the same old chicken dinners!
Ground beef has been a staple in American meals for decades, and it's not hard to see why - it's easy to cook and tastes delicious every time! These 21 Best Ground Beef Recipes for Lunch and Dinner are sure to make your mouth water and inspire you if you're looking for easy meal ideas.
Preparing vegan meals can be a pain if all you have on hand is a standard cookbook - it's hard to figure out things like substitutions and animal product alternatives on your own, not to mention a hassle if you're hungry. These 30 Vegan Meal Ideas Easy Vegan Recipes for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner take all the hard work out of your weekly meal planning!
Whether this is your first time baking pie or you want to brush up on your pie-baking skills, these 5 Pie Crust Tips Every Baker Should Know will help you get started. In the following guide, you'll learn how to bake pies like a pro. Whether you want to try baking a hearty meat pie for Sunday dinner, try your hand at a delightful cream pie recipe for a special occasion, or simply want to bake a pie that uses in-season fruit, these pie crust recipes and tips will help you succeed every time.
Avoiding gluten can be tough, especially if not every family member is gluten-free. These 18 Gluten-Free Recipes The Best Gluten-Free Meal Ideas are here to make your mealtimes a little less stressful! Whether you're cooking for one or the whole family, these easy gluten-free recipes are sure to please- and no one will even miss the gluten. They're delicious all on their own!
The start of summer means the return of a number of favorite vegetables and fruits at your favorite grocery store and farmers market. From luscious strawberries to tart tomatoes, sweet corn, and everything in between, summer is practically synonymous with bounties of fresh produce that can be used in an assortment of recipes, including refreshing salads, tasty side dishes, and even frothy smoothies. Don't let that food go to waste. By taking a look at How to Keep Produce Fresh 5 Tips You Need to Know, you'll find information on how to make the most of the fresh fruits and vegetables headed your way this summer while also cutting down, if not eliminating, how much food is ultimately destined for disposal.
Everyone knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but most of us don't have time for more than toast or a bagel first thing in the morning. That's all about to change with 25 Easy Breakfast Ideas! Whether it's a sleepy Saturday morning or you're struggling to get out of bed to go to work on Monday, these breakfast ideas will put some pep back in your step. Whether you're craving eggs or waffles or French toast, or need some breakfast ideas that are entirely new, this collection of our best breakfast recipes has it all.
When you think of dessert, cake might be one of the most common ideas to come to mind. These 18 Easy Cake Recipes Birthday Cakes and More are the perfect dessert option for any occasion, hands-down! Have a party or a potluck coming up? Don't stress - all of these cake recipes can be whipped up in no time, whether it's a birthday cake recipe or some fun cupcakes.
In this guide on How to Preserve Fresh Herbs 5 Tips to Get You Started, youll learn quick and easy ways to lock in flavor. From ideas on how to preserve herbs to tips on planning next years kitchen garden, youll find the information you need so you can add a generous amount of flavor to your favorite herb recipes. After all, theres nothing quite like including a bit of summer by adding preserved herbs grown in your backyard in your favorite dishes all year!
Ghee is butter that has been melted down and strained to remove the milk solids, which helps to make it dairy-free and easier to digest. Those who follow a paleo lifestyle or who follow the Whole30 Program favor using ghee for these reasons. However, ghee has been a part of traditional Indian cooking for many years.
These lavender-scented recipes have a distinct (but not overpowering) floral flavor that will tantalize your taste buds with every bite. This collection includes a variety of easy lavender dessert recipes, from shortbread to creme brulee, but you will also find one savory recipe that will surprise you with its robust flavor.
This collection of easy holiday recipes includes side dishes, main dishes, desserts, and more. These recipes can be used for Thanksgiving, Christmas, or any other holiday throughout the year.
Slow cookers have been a household favorite for decades, but in recent years the slow cooker has had some tough competition from a new appliance on the block the Instant Pot. Though stovetop pressure cookers have been around for years, electric pressure cookers have made cooking with pressure significantly safer, and they've also made it easier than ever to get dinner (or dessert!) on the table. We've collected some of our favorite pressure cooker recipes here to help you get more use out of your Instant Pot or multi-cooker. From chicken to pasta to dessert, you're sure to find a reason to break out your pressure cooker.
No matter what your skill level is, youll be cooking like a pro in no time at all with these trusted and tested recipes from some of the worlds best and most popular chefs.
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