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 […]

A Vegan Pumpkin Chili That’s NSFW

Have you heard of Thug Kitchen? This vegan food blog became viral for mixing salivating shots of hearty fare stamped with captions containing lots and lots of cuss words. The photo for a grapefruit hot toddy reads, “Tis the season motherf*cker.” Gingerbread bites beg you to “bake a batch of these sons of b*tches.” And […]

A Choose-Your-Own-Adventure Sesame-Ginger Soba Noodle Salad

Say hello to my go-to dish for feeding a crowd: sesame-ginger soba noodle salad. Vibrantly flavored, full of crisp vegetables, and best served at room temperature, this noodle dish is perfectly tailored for potlucks and casual dinner parties, and will even shine as leftovers the next day (provided there’s some left). The best part: the […]

Roasted Butternut Squash Is a Basic You’ll Make All Season Long

Butternut squash is incredibly versatile; it lends an autumnal, pumpkin-y flavor to everything from risotto to soup. Unlike the seasonal produce of Summer, many cold-weather vegetables cannot be enjoyed raw. However, once you know the simple steps to roasting butternut squash, you can put it to use in just about anything. The roasted chunks can […]

Never Buy Instant Oatmeal Again With This DIY Hack

We could all use more breakfast hacks to make mornings less stressful. Enter this DIY instant oatmeal mix from the Love Real Food cookbook ($16) by Kathryne Taylor (the amazing blogger behind Cookie + Kate). This particular recipe even includes directions for microwaving your oatmeal in less than three minutes, because sometimes stovetop cooking and […]

The Completely Addictive Method of Cooking Broccoli and Cauliflower

It won’t be a challenge to eat your veggies if you try this easy technique for roasting cauliflower and broccoli. For months, a few women in our office have been praising roasted cruciferous veggies. I’m already a huge fan of baked kale chips, roasted brussels sprouts, and oven-crisped cabbage, so I’m not sure why it […]