Healthy Chicken Dinners That Actually Aren't Boring

Meals Made Simple gluten-free recipes
What's healthy, uncomplicated and definitely not boring? Well, practically any of self-trained chef Danielle Walker's recipes in her newest cookbook, Meals Made Simple. In fact, all of the Against All Grain blogger's meals are gluten and dairy-free -- meaning you can finally enjoy dinner without feeling too bad about going for that second... read more

Comfort Cooking: A Slow-Roasted Beef Brisket Recipe

homemade brisket recipe
Want a comfort food recipe that doubles as a staple dinner during the holidays? This homemade beef brisket recipe should do the trick. Made with slow-simmered onions and fresh spices, it's the closest thing you'll get to real Texas brisket without leaving the comfort of your own kitchen. And really, who... read more

A Pumpkin White Russian You Won’t Stop Sipping

pumpkin white russian recipe
As much as we love a classic White Russian recipe, this creamy cocktail was in need of a serious seasonal update. Enter this pumpkin variation you'll make over and over again this fall: What You'll Need: Heavy cream Pumpkin-flavored vodka (we used Crop Organic Spiced Pumpkin) Kahlúa Pumpkin pie spice read more

15 Minutes with Sommelier Caleb Ganzer

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Caleb Ganzer has the ultimate dream job. As the current sommelier at Eleven Madison Park in Manhattan, Ganzer spends his days as the restaurant's go-to wine pro -- sharing his expert opinion with diners on what they should really be drinking. Here, the 28-year-old Illinois native spills his top sommelier secrets -- from... read more

Food Trend: Sweet Treats...In a Jar?

desserts in a jar
Forget bite-sized cupcakes and bottomless fro yo -- right now we're sort of obsessed with jars. Specifically, jars packed with everything from fresh cake to sweet caramel (with some chocolate chips thrown in for good measure). Not only are they portable and easy to eat, but jarred desserts are so pint-sized, it's practically frowned upon... read more

Fall Eats: Super-Simple Stuffing You Can’t Mess Up

homemade stuffing recipe
Since everyone always tries to start Christmas in November, we like to think it's acceptable to get a head start on Thanksgiving this year. After all, daydreaming about carbs and obnoxious amounts of pie is never a bad thing. Get a heads up on the holiday season by mastering this no-fail stuffing recipe: Serves:... read more

Win It! 5 Days of Fall Freebies

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With autumn in full swing and the holiday season around the corner, there's no better excuse to throw a party! From baking essentials to a hard cider homebrewing kit, we're giving away everything you need to host a fabulous fall fête. To Enter –> Comment on our Giveaways message board. (Check back every day to comment... read more

Crowd-Pleasing Party Pizzas

capricciosa pizza recipe
As much as we like (okay, love) ordering takeout, nothing says impressive like a classic, homemade pizza recipe. Show off those pie-making skills with one of these three easy dinner ideas from Pizza: Capricciosa Pizza Make the Italian classic quattro stagione or "Four Seasons" pizza by simply keeping each... read more

How to Roast and Carve a Chicken Without Burning Down Your House

homemade roast chicken recipe
Sure, you can buy any old roasted chicken at the supermarket -- but wouldn't dinner taste that much better if you actually made it at home? Master this roasted recipe and you'll never go back to the store-bought stuff: Serves: 8 What You'll Need: 1 whole chicken (between 4 and 5 lbs.) 2... read more

Instant Expert: Orzo Made Simple

scallops and orzo recipe
If you've ever asked yourself what this pasta-rice hybrid actually is, then look no further. Here, we put your orzo questions to rest: What it is: A rice-shaped pasta found in everything from salads and soups to everyday side dishes. It's super-versatile, making it a must-have for your pantry. What's in a name: Orzo comes from... read more