JupiterimagesWho doesn't love a bubbling baked macaroni and cheese or hearty baked ziti dish, especially on a cold winter night? Many types of pasta can be baked, but there are a few important things to keep in mind. First, under-cook the pasta slightly as it is going to cook again in the ... Read More
Getty ImagesI love pie -- from the crisp, flaky crust to all kinds of luscious fillings. If you're pie phobic (or simply fearful of making a pie crust), you can certainly use a pre-made crust. But, if you follow a couple of rules, your homemade crust should come out perfectly:
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Getty ImagesMuffins are the ideal quick and easy snack, breakfast-on-the go or brunch item. They bake up quickly and, in the case of the recipes here, come in batches of 12, so you can share or freeze.
There are very few rules when it comes to how to make muffins. First, be sure not to ... Read More
Getty ImagesWhat's not to love about a delicious little breakfast cake, hot off the griddle and drizzled with maple syrup or honey? Pancakes are also so easy to make, kids can pitch in as well. If you like, prepare the dry mix in advance, add the liquid when you need it and you'll have ... Read More
AlamyOne of the best parts of Hanukkah is the latkes - crisp little potato pancakes fried in oil. Though traditional latkes are made with russet potatoes and topped with sour cream or applesauce, there's plenty of room for variation, both sweet and savory.
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AlamyReally, is there such a thing as a Super Bowl party without nachos? Crispy chips topped with melted cheese -- what could be better? We've got a dozen ways to riff on this party favorite; just start with your favorite chips. Oh, one thing: Hold the lettuce -- it can make for a soggy nacho ... Read More
Getty ImagesJack-O-Lantern pumpkins are fine for decorating, but they aren't as tasty as other varieties such as sugar or cheese pumpkins. Luckily, fall is peak season for all varieties of pumpkins -- put them to good use in one of these pumpkin recipes.
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AlamyPerhaps you have a couple of go-to dip recipes that you bring out each time a party comes up. While we all have a few time-honored favorites, we can always use more. Whether you use the recipe suggestions that follow or want to dream some up on your own, there are a few loose rules: First ... Read More
PurestockWhen the temperatures max out the last thing you want to do is turn on the stove. Here are 31 ideas to get you through the most sweltering days of summer.
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Getty ImagesI remember being delighted once summer started and I no longer had to pack the dreaded school lunch for my son. While other kids were having Lunchables, I tried to come up with something similar, but a little more healthy that wouldn't illicit the cry, "But Mom, all the other ... Read More