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Cauliflower Parmesan In this cruciferous twist on parmigiana, thick slabs of cauliflower are brushed with olive oil and roasted until tender and then topped with tomato sauce, mozzarella and parmesan cheese.
Duke's Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake Chocolate cake is just one unexpected, but perfectly delicious way to cook with mayonnaise.
Cheesy Beef, Bean and Rice Skillet This recipe combines beef, rice, beans, cheese, aromatic vegetables and spices for a hearty, flavorful one-pan meal.
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Cauliflower and Cheese Patties These pan-fried cauliflower fritters are made with just a handful of ingredients: cauliflower, eggs, green onions, cheese, breadcrumbs, seasonings and vegetable oil.
Chicken and Rice Soup Flavorful, satisfying chicken and rice soup ready in about half an hour and made with just five ingredients (not counting salt, pepper and butter).
Peanut Butter Pie This luscious Peanut Butter Pie recipe is from Arkansas pastry maven Kelli Marks as it appears in "50 Things to Bake Before You Die" by Allyson Reedy.
Carrot Soup Carrots are the star of these five warming soups — carrot and almond; roasted carrot and ginger; roasted carrot and bell pepper; roasted carrot and garlic; and carrot and orange — each deliciously different from the last.
Brown Butter Brown butter is an easy way to add toasted, nutty butterscotch notes to a variety of sweet and savory foods, including Buttered Rum Sugar Cookies.
Green Enchilada Chicken Soup This super simple chicken soup is as flavorful as it is fast.
Lemon Buttermilk Pie Fresh lemon zest and juice give this creamy buttermilk-custard pie a bright, sweet-tart flavor.
Smash Burgers Smash burgers are having a moment and with their frilled, crispy edges and perfectly seared tops and bottoms it’s easy to understand why.
Moroccan Chicken Skewers (With Orzo, Sugar Snap Peas and Peppers) Boneless chicken is coated in a slather of lime, olive oil, honey, ginger, garlic, coriander, cumin and black pepper that also serves as a sauce for orzo and sauteed sugar snap peas and red bell pepper in this bright, flavorful Moroccan-inspired dish.
Blackberry Cake With Blackberry Buttercream This cake gets its vibrant pink and purple color from fresh blackberries — inside the cake and in the luscious buttercream.
Peach and Plum Frangipane This rich, sweet cake combines an almond-flour crumb with sweet, juicy summer peaches and plums.
Broiled Salmon With Chile, Orange and Herb Butter This fast, flavorful fish recipe comes together in just minutes. The salmon gets its flavor from red chile flakes (hot or mild), orange zest and fresh herbs.
Citrus-Glazed Sweet Potatoes Clementines, lime, lemon, brown sugar and warm spices team up in this sweet-tart take on candied sweet potatoes.
Snowmen Cookies This sugar cookie recipe stands out because it doesn't require a cookie cutter to create these cute little snow people. The trick is all in the baking process.
Double Chocolate Cranberry Bars This easy bar cookie features a mixture of fresh cranberries, semisweet chocolate and a hint of cinnamon atop a buttery crust with a finale of drizzled white chocolate.
Chocolate Fudge This easy fudge is rich and creamy with a melt-in-your-mouth texture.
Clove-Infused Tomato Soup This spicy tomato soup can be served two ways — with a puff pastry lid or with puff pastry sticks for dipping.
Roasted Two Pepper Soup This soup is a mash-up of two favorite roasted red bell pepper soups: Loca Luna’s Cream of Roasted Red Bell Pepper Soup With Roasted Sweet Corn and Cilantro-Lime Sour Cream and Ellise Pierce’s (aka The Cowgirl Chef) Roasted Red Bell Pepper-Tequila Soup with an added poblano.
Roasted Sweet Potatoes These roasted sweet potatoes are tender and creamy on the inside and caramelized and crunchy on the outside thanks to an unusual roasting method. A sprinkling of brown sugar spiced with chile, cinnamon and coriander finishes the dish.
Pasta e Fagioli This pasta and bean soup relies mostly on pantry staples and can be easily adapted to what you have on hand.
Sugared Cranberries Garnish your drink with sugared cranberries.
Broccoli Cheese Soup This rich and cheesy broccoli soup converted our resident broccoli hater. Who knows, maybe it'll convert yours too.
Chili Chili is all-American, with as many different iterations as there are Americans. A bowl of chili can be drastically different depending on where you are and who's doing the cooking.
Honey-Cardamom Steamer Skip the caffeine and relax with a honey and cardamom milk steamer.
Cranberry Shrub I was first introduced to shrubs — the syrup and the drink made from sweetened fruit juice and vinegar — a few years ago.
Beef and Vegetable Stew This versatile beef and vegetable stew is prepared on the stove top in about 2 hours.
Royal Icing This simple mixture of egg whites, confectioners' sugar and cream of tartar can be used to build and decorate gingerbread houses and ice cutout cookies.
Gadgets & Gizmos: Wilton Cookie Press A cookie press is essential for making spritz cookies. Is this Wilton model up to the task?
Eggnog Six ultra-rich and creamy eggnog recipes to make your holidays, or any day, merry and bright.
Ultra Nutty Pecan Bars These pecan bars are easier to make than pie and just as tasty. The bars are sweet and caramelly thanks to brown sugar and plenty of butter, and the nuts are nice and crunchy. Unlike pecan pie, they're safe to serve those with egg allergies.
Mulled White Wine (Weisser Gluhwein) Mulled white wine is a delicious alternative to the better known version made with red wine. It’s lighter and brighter, but just as cozy.
Cornbread Dressing This cornbread dressing, made with crumbled cornbread, white bread, crackers, broth, eggs, sage, celery and onion, gets its extra richness from a bit of evaporated milk.
Turkey and Dumplings This simple recipe for turkey and dumplings is great way to use up leftover roast turkey. Big fluffy dumplings cook atop a rich broth studded with bits of turkey, onion and celery. Feel free to throw in some carrots if you have them.
Smoked Cocktails A hint of smoke adds depth and drama to these festive cocktails — Smoked Cinnamon Apple and Smoldering Manhattan.
Risotto-ed Cauliflower Cauliflower gets the risotto treatment in this easy one-pan recipe.
Green Onion Dip This fresh, flavorful homemade Green Onion Dip featuring green onions, cream cheese and Greek-style yogurt is far superior to store-bought.
Tater Tot Waffles A waffle iron, defrosted tater tots and a little are oil are you need to make these crispy potato waffles. Top them with anything and everything you like on your hashbrowns or baked potatoes for a delicious egg-free breakfast.
Chili and Cheddar-Jalapeno Shortcake Shortcake isn't always sweet. This one pairs quick, meaty chili with rich, cheddar-and-jalapeno biscuits.
DIY Boiled Cider Boiled cider, sometimes called cider syrup or apple molasses, is just what it sounds like: Apple cider that has been boiled down to a syrup. It has a sweet-tart flavor with a slight bitter edge (but in the best of ways) with the most intense apple flavor. Add it to any recipe where you want to intensify the apple flavor or add a sweet-tart note, think apple pie, strudel and other baked goods.
Pommes Anna We've updated this classic French potato recipe by cooking it in individual servings in mini cast-iron skillets and adding garlic, black pepper and parmesan cheese.
Pumpkin Risotto Parmesan, black pepper and broth make pumpkin's savory side shine in this risotto.
Cherry-Tahini Cake Sesame seeds scattered on top of this cake add a toasty, savory touch, while fresh cherries provide juicy bursts of sweetness.
Caramelized Nectarines This simple dessert calls for sprinkling nectarines with cinnamon-brown sugar and broiling until the sugar caramelizes. The finishing touches are a sprinkle of chopped pistachios and a generous dollop of vanilla-scented whipped cream.
Caramel Apple Pies What makes these individual pies unique is that the butter, flour and sugar that are normally tossed with the apples to make the filling, instead are cooked together to make a caramel-like sauce that is poured over and into the unbaked lattice crust.
Basil Vinaigrette Basil Vinaigrette is a great way to use/preserve fresh basil. It will keep in the fridge for about 5 days. Drizzle it over tomatoes and mozzarella for caprese salad. Toss roasted potatoes in it. Serve it like a chimichurri with roasted or grilled meat.
Cilantro-Avocado Dressing Got extra cilantro? This zippy dressing is great way to use it. It's bright, perky and full of flavor. Stir a few tablespoons into steamed rice or riced cauliflower for lime cilantro rice, spoon it over grilled chicken or pork chops, use it as a sauce for fish cakes or as a dressing for salads.
Every Day Is Summer Berry Cookie Bars In this simple, seasonal recipe from "Good Enough. A Cookbook" by Leanne Brown, a bounty of juicy berries cook atop a cookie crust, creating a delicious dessert that is both bar cookie and pie.
Jalapeno-Cheddar Fried Rice Balls (Arancini) In this version of arancini the meat is replaced with cheddar cheese and fresh jalapenos resulting in a mashup of two favorite appetizers.
Dominican-Style Corn Pudding (Majarete) Corn, coconut and cinnamon team up in this sweet corn pudding. Versions of this pudding can be found throughout the Caribbean and the Americas, but it is most closely associated with the Dominican Republic and Venezuela.
Milky Way Ice Cream This homemade ice cream is flavored with Milky Way candy bars.
Fried tomatoes — green or ripe — are a summer favorite Whether they're green or ripe, one of my favorite ways to eat tomatoes is dipped in buttermilk, dredged in cornmeal and pan-fried.
Chocolate Cherry Malted Ice Cream Our inspiration for this ice cream was a bag of fresh cherries and some chocolate malted milk powder. The base is chocolate malted milk and it features a cherry swirl.
Fish Tacos With Zucchini-Avocado Slaw A bright, spicy slaw of zucchini, avocado and red bell pepper tops these not-fried fish tacos.
Turkey and Asparagus Stir Fry This easy stir fry combines ground turkey, fresh asparagus and red bell pepper in a simple sauce made from pantry staples.
Nice Cream Nice cream (aka banana ice cream) does not taste exactly like real ice cream. But it is delicious. And on a hot day it’s a much cooler way to deal with a glut of overripe bananas than firing up the oven to bake banana bread.
Seared Scallops Over Corn, Peaches and Tomatoes Seared sea scallops are served atop a bed of in-season sweet corn, peaches, tomatoes and jalapeno dressed with olive oil and lime juice in this simple, yet luxurious recipe.
Cheddar-Jalapeno (Summer Squash) Muffins These savory muffins are filled with cheddar cheese, jalapeno and summer squash. The squash blends right in with the cheese, making these cheesy muffins a great way to sneak a bit of vegetable into vegetable resisters.
Butter-Basted Fish A fish recipe even picky-eaters will love. Filets of cod (or black sea bass, haddock, pollock or hake) are pan-seared then basted with melted butter that's been infused with garlic and thyme. A squeeze of lemon finishes the dish.
Strawberry Cake With Strawberry Icing The texture of this strawberry cake is reminiscent of tres leches cake. But instead of three milks, it gets its moistness from a butter-rich confectioners’ sugar icing infused with fresh strawberries.
Creamy Chicken Gnocchi With Asparagus Creamy Chicken Gnocchi With Asparagus combines boneless chicken, fresh asparagus and packaged gnocchi for a fresh and easy one-pan supper.
Key Lime Rum Tart One bite of this cool dessert and you’ll feel like you’re on a tropical vacation, even if your travel plans take you only as far as the back patio.
Pastry Cream for Mixed Berry Trifle Pastry cream can be used as filling in a variety of desserts including cakes, tarts, eclairs and trifles.
Chilled Pea Soup This simple chilled pea soup gets its bright and lively flavor from fresh lemon juice and a handful of fresh herbs.
One-Pan Lemon Parmesan Pasta This bright, lemony pasta dish cooks in one pan and can be on the table in less than 45 minutes.
Lemon Mascarpone Pasta Mascarpone, lemon, hazelnuts and fresh herbs come together in this easy pasta dish that can be dressed up with add-ins like sauteed mushrooms, cherry tomatoes, green peas or cooked and diced pancetta or bacon.
No Cook Recipes Some days you just don't feel like cooking. And that's OK. These recipes are for those days.
Rose and White Chocolate Buttercream Rosewater, vanilla and white chocolate flavor this easy, small-batch buttercream.
Poblanos Stuffed With Cheesy Rice and Beans Mildly spicy poblano peppers stuffed with rice, beans, cheese and homemade roasted tomatillo salsa.
Squash Cakes With Cheese and Herbs Filled with yellow squash or zucchini, cheese and fresh herbs these flavorful cakes make a delicious appetizer or main course.
Sumac Chicken With Butternut Squash, Red Onion and Tahini-Yogurt Sauce Sumac — along with red chile, cumin and garlic — add zip to this easy, yet flavorful sheet-pan chicken dinner with butternut squash and red onion.
Jam session Many cooks have a bit of trepidation about canning.
Stem Ginger in Syrup With a little planning, it's easy (and cheaper) to make Stem Ginger in Syrup (aka preserved ginger root) at home.
Roasted strawberries, syrup seasonal treats If the old adage "we are what we eat" is true, I will soon turn into a strawberry.
Broiled Asparagus With Cardamom and Orange Bittersweet marmalade, woodsy cardamom and rich butter team up as a perfect complement to fresh asparagus in this recipe adapted from "Milk Street Cookish: Throw it Together" by Christopher Kimball.
Pasta With Butter and Parmesan You'll need just three ingredients (technically five if you count water and salt) to make this recipe and they're all right in the name: Pasta With Butter and Parmesan.
Mediterranean-Inspired Turkey Meatballs Made with ground turkey (ground beef or lamb would work too), oregano, thyme, basil and mint and served with a quick tzatziki sauce, these meatballs are flavorful, but also picky-eater friendly.
Blood Orange and Cardamom Tarte Tatin After baking and cooling slightly, this tarte tatin is inverted onto a serving platter revealing fruit that glistens like rubies and tastes like buttery caramelized marmalade.
Fried Potatoes With Burnt Okra and Corn Potatoes and okra are cooked together in an iron skillet until the potatoes are golden and the okra is nearly burnt, cooking away all of the infamous slime.
Peach Crumb Bars Peach pie meets bar cookie in this dessert.
DIY fondant is easy, inexpensive and perfect for Halloween cupcakes Fondant — the smooth, pliable icing used on intricate wedding cakes and other confections — is an icing I love to work with but often forget about.
Orange-Cardamom Butternut Squash Woodsy-minty cardamom and pungent black pepper are paired with fresh, bright orange zest and salt for a decidedly different way of seasoning winter squash. A drizzle of honey pulls all the flavors together and heightens the sweetness without being cloying.
Peach Galette Arkansas peach season lasts from June until September. Here are some of our favorite ways to enjoy these fuzzy stone fruits.
Peach Tiramisu This seasonal twist on tiramisu, replaces the coffee, rum and cocoa of traditional tiramisu with peaches, bourbon and just a touch of cinnamon.
Chocolate Loaf Cake With Blood Orange Glaze This rich chocolate loaf cake's glaze gets its vibrant pink color and subtle flavor from fresh blood orange juice.
Pickled red onions are easy, fast, delicious Now that onions are safe to eat again (knock on wood), it’s a good time to share this quick pickle recipe. They taste great on everything from burgers to salads and nachos, and even straight from the jar.
Orange-Almond Torte This Italian-inspired gluten-free torte features almond and hazelnut meals, whole oranges and dark chocolate.
Cheese Stuffed Peppers Mild, sweet and hot peppers are stuffed with two kinds of cheese, corn, spices and seasoned meat in this version of pepper poppers.
Polenta Nachos (Polentchos) Rounds of pan-fried polenta stand in for the tortilla chips in these nachos topped with seasoned meat, beans, cheese, jalapenos, pickled red onion, olives, radishes, tomatoes and cilantro.
Quinoa With Beans, Avocado and Orange This bright, flavorful dish combines quinoa, corn, beans, celery, avocado and oranges in a smoky-spicy avocado and citrus dressing.
Cheddar-Jalapeno Quick Bread This cheese-filled quick bread gets a spicy kick from pickled jalapeno. It can be made with buttermilk or your favorite beer.
Cocoa Bombs These Winnie the Pooh cocoa bombs are almost too cute to melt. Almost. When added to hot milk or coffee the outside melts away revealing cocoa mix, marshmallows, sprinkles and edible glitter.
Let the cake's molten chocolate flow This dessert goes by many names: moelleux au chocolat, chocolate surprise cake, molten chocolate cake, chocolate lava cake, chocolate molten lava cake, chocolate souffle cake ...
Pasta e Fagioli This pasta and bean soup relies mostly on pantry staples and can be easily adapted to what you have on hand.
Braised Beef in Tomato Sauce Over Polenta This Italian-inspired braised beef in tomato sauce is prepared in a Dutch oven on the stove top. We served it over fried polenta, but noodles, rice or grits would also be delicious.
Cheater Pain au Chocolat This simple version of pain au chocolat is made with puff pastry in place of the traditional yeasted viennoiserie. In this version, thawed frozen puff pastry is filled with dark chocolate and ready to eat in about half an hour.
Cheddar Cream Biscuits Studded with bits of cheddar cheese, these flavorful biscuits are easy to mix and even easier to eat.
Roasted Tomato Soup With Broiled Cheddar Toasts The gist of this recipe: roast roma tomatoes and a head of garlic and then puree into soup and serve with broiled cheddar toast. Like French onion soup but with tomatoes and cheddar.
Apple Rose Puffs These apple roses are almost as pretty as the real thing — and much tastier.
Toasty Granola This easy, customizable granola recipe is just one of our favorites published in 2021. Others include Caramel Oranges With Cocoa Nibs; Cheater Pain au Chocolat; and Key Lime Rum Tart.
Baked Mississippi Chicken Mississippi Chicken comprises the same flavors as Mississippi Roast, but with chicken in place of beef. Another difference, Mississippi Chicken can be on the table in under an hour, unlike the roast, which cooks all day in a slow cooker.
Taco Queso Dip makes a great Super Bowl meal Like millions of Americans, I will be watching Super Bowl LIV this Sunday. And like millions of Americans, I will indulge in a variety of snack foods.
Tangzhong Method for Sweet Rolls Tangzhong is an Asian bread-making technique that results in pillowy soft bread that stays fresh longer than average homemade yeast bread. The method is ideal for bake-ahead sweet rolls.
Ham and Cheese Pinwheels This super simple appetizer includes just five ingredients and can be made ahead and frozen until needed; just pop them in the oven until hot and serve.
German-Style Pear Pancake This German-style pancake swaps the traditional apples for pears. It makes an excellent fall dessert or brunch dish, especially if served with a side of bacon or sausage.
Potato Pancakes never go uneaten I love potato pancakes. Especially the kind made with leftover mashed potatoes.
Caramelized Potatoes Take Oktoberfest home with Obatzda (beer cheese), Schnitzel, Caramelized Potatoes, and Pflaumenkuchen (plum cake).
Sunken Apple Cake Sunken Apple Cake is a German-style apple cake featuring hasselback-cut apples baked in a vanilla- and lemon-flavored batter.
Sandkuchen (German-style Pound Cake) This German-style pound cake is flavored with lemon and vanilla. Serve it glazed or simply dusted with confectioners' sugar.
Homemade Funnel Cakes You needn't wait for the fair or food festival to enjoy this sugary fried treat. Funnel cakes are quite simple to make at home. You just need a pot for frying and something to dispense the batter, such as a squeeze bottle.
Shaping German-style Pretzels Laugengebäck, German for lye bread, can be formed and baked in a variety of shapes with the pretzel twist being the most iconic.
Quick Butter Tomato Sauce This buttery tomato sauce was delicious on everything I put it on — pasta, hunks of crusty bread, a spoon.
Malted Milk Chocolate Frozen Pops Whether you call these pudding pops or fudge pops, they are rich, chocolatey and refreshingly delicious on a hot day.
Three Cheese Vegetable Lasagna These lasagna rolls are filled with three cheeses, roasted red bell pepper and yellow squash and then smothered in marinara and more cheese.
Pastel Pina Colada Fresh watermelon gives this pink pina colada its pretty color.
Leak leads to Cherry Hand Pie delight If your dad is a cherry pie fan, these little pies would make a great dessert to serve Sunday for Father's Day.
Smoky Cream Cheese Spread Turn a block of cream cheese into a smooth, creamy, spicy, slightly smoky spread.
Pastry Cream Pastry cream is a versatile filling for desserts such as cakes, eclairs and fruit tarts. Here we pair it with mixed berries and a citrus zest infused crust.
Cottage Cheese Gnudi With Brown Butter and Pesto Cream Gnudi — the cheesy cousin of gnocchi — are traditionally made with ricotta cheese. In this version we use economical cottage cheese. The cooked gnudi are then browned in a little butter and sauced with pesto cream.
Coriander-Crusted Chicken With Crispy Chickpeas and Pomegranate This easy chicken dish is seasoned with coriander, cumin, black pepper and sesame and gets a pop of sweet-tart flavor from fresh pomegranate arils.
Marzipan Bees These edible bees — made from almond paste, sliced almonds and food coloring — can be used to decorate cakes or enjoyed on their own.
Jacket Potatoes This simple method of baking potatoes results in crackling crisp skin and tender, fluffy flesh.
Sheet Pan Fajitas still sell the sizzle Toss the seasoned meat and vegetables on a rimmed sheet pan, pop it under the broiler while you heat your tortillas and voila!
Two Easy Cream Cheese Dips Cream cheese is the base for these two easy dips: Jalapeno Pepper Spread and Baked Onion Dip.
Apple Seeds Apple Seeds Teaching Farm helps grow children’s knowledge of healthful food with fun recipes and videos
Pudding Poke Cake This cake could not be easier: Bake any cake mix according to package directions, in a 9-by-13-inch pan, poke holes in it with the handle of a wooden spoon, pour your favorite flavor of prepared instant pudding over the cake and refrigerate until set. That's it. If you're feeling fancy, add whipped cream and chopped candy bars.
Easy Apple Danish This apple danish skips the yeast dough and instead uses ready-to-bake puff pastry from the freezer.
Easter cakes in the time of corona This Easter may not be like all the others but the foods we eat hold the same, if not more, importance than ever.
New Mexico-Style Green Chile Sauce Hatch chiles are renowned for their complex hot and sweet flavor. This recipe is typical for what you'd find in New Mexico. Serve it over eggs, enchiladas, add a little pork, beef or chicken to make it a meal, stir it into a batch of cornbread, use it to top a burger, add to cheese dip, whatever your heart and taste buds desire.
Roasted Tomato Vinaigrette This flavorful dressing is a great way to enjoy less-than-perfect tomatoes — whether they’re overripe, underripe, thick-skinned, bruised or just a bit homely looking. Use it on green salads, pasta salad, roasted meats, corn cakes, really on anything you’d like to add a pop of tomato flavor.
Yeasted Breakfast Cake Pears spiced with cinnamon top this variation of Yeasted Breakfast Cake.
Gadgets & Gizmos: Bodum Bistro Electric Milk Frother When one gets used to having frothed milk in her morning coffee, it's hard to give up.
Pineapple pancakes make up for postponed vacation If all had gone according to plan, I'd be sitting a on beach sipping a rum drink right about now. But just because I'm not at the beach, that doesn't mean I can't eat like I am.
Salvadoran-style Cheese Pupusas "What's for supper," my husband asks as he walks into the kitchen to find me covered with cornflour dust. "Pupusas."
Everything you need to know to make Asian-style dumplings at home Pierogi, ravioli, momo, wontons, baozi, jiaozi — these are just a few of our favorite filled dumplings.
Malasadas, Hawaii's famous doughnut, are a Mardi Gras treat My first bite of a malasada was on a lanai with a mountain view on the island of Kauai. The little doughnuts were part of a spread of local foods served during "orientation" at the resort where I was vacationing.
World of dumplings The world of dumplings is a vast, carb-rich, wonderland.
Quick Cinnamon Rolls These sweet biscuits come together in about 30 minutes and are superb served warm from the oven.
Juicy Spider Eggs Black olives turn ordinary deviled eggs into edible spiders in this easy recipe perfect for Halloween.
Here's how to make brown sugar apple pie reminiscent of Granny's I've been eating a lot of apples this fall. I just can't seem to get my fill of them. I've been eating them fresh and baked into all sorts of things.
Haunted Hot Cocoa (and other spooky foods) These sips and snacks strike just the right balance between whimsically spooky and gross-out gory.