How to Make Your Morning Oatmeal Taste Like Cookies — No, Seriously

My younger sister, a vegan, gluten-free home cook extraordinaire, introduced me to this microwaveable oatmeal recipe, which I like to call “microwaveable oatmeal cookie,” because the texture and taste is like a batch fresh out of the oven. The first time I watched her make this recipe, I couldn’t conceal my bafflement – why is […]

Pretend You Are John Legend and Make His Favorite Chicken Recipe From Chrissy Teigen

This brick chicken recipe from Chrissy Tiegen‘s cookbook Cravings will instantly become part of your weekly dinner rotation, as it has for the model/food blogger and her husband, John Legend. Why, you may wonder? For starters, the brick trick does make the chicken skin crisp up to a perfect golden brown. Your maillard reaction (aka […]

8 Hostess Treats to Make at Home

You could pick up a package of nostalgia-inducing Hostess desserts from the store, but we have a different approach: making our own! These re-creations of iconic bites like Sno Balls and Chocodiles look even better than the originals. And an added bonus? Those preservatives that will keep those Hostess treats (and possibly your gastrointestinal tract) […]

Chocolate-Covered Strawberries in No Time at All

If there’s one thing I could eat every day, it’s chocolate and fruit. Chocolate-covered strawberries are one of those decadent desserts that people save for special, romantic occasions, but I don’t really understand that. This technique for dipping your strawberries in melted chocolate is so simple, it can and should be enjoyed regularly. While many […]

Your Ultimate Guide to Fast and Easy Chicken Dinner Recipes

If there’s one staple that should always be in your freezer, it’s chicken. Delicious, healthy, affordable, and filling, it’s also easy to defrost and incredibly versatile. From tacos to pasta to salad, there isn’t much you can’t do with it. Don’t have a lot of time to spare for most meals? That’s OK: many recipes […]

Taste Nostalgia Itself With This Freezable, Texas-Inspired King Ranch Chicken Casserole

Growing up in Texas, almost every mom-and-pop restaurant has a fridge full of takeaway casseroles, and king ranch chicken is one of the most popular. It’s a hearty meal that spans the seasons, especially during crazy holiday weekends. Plus, it’s always good to have a casserole in the freezer for a homemade yet simple dinner […]

This Easy Ina Garten Recipe Will Become a Weeknight Favorite

When cooking for a large crowd, save yourself some stress, and make a casserole-style dish that can be prepped in advance and baked while the party gets going. Lasagna and macaroni and cheese are great ideas, but if you want something a little more unexpected, try Ina Garten’s recipe for conchiglie al forno, an elegant […]