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comfort food

Simply Delicious Recipes for Creamed Potatoes Done 5 Ways

Creamed Potatoes
Dressed up or down, creamy potatoes are always a fan favorite. Nix the boxed version and try these five easy-to-make variations on the classic recipe: What You’ll Need: 2 1/4 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes 1/3 cup warm milk 1/4 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg 3 1/2 tablespoons butter sea salt and freshly ground black pepper... read more

6 Fun Popcorn Treats for The Oscars

Avalanche Popcorn
The biggest awards show celebrating films should only be watched while snacking on the most special popcorn that takes the treat to the next level. Get ready for The Oscars this Sunday with these six salty and sweet bites that are the best whether you're getting cozy on your couch and or are hosting or... read more

7 Homemade Soups and Stews To Keep You Warm This Winter

Tomato Soup with Goat Cheese Crostini
Ah, there's something about the aroma of a tasty soup simmering on the stovetop on a cold or even cool day that is incredibly calming. Opening a can of soup and heating it up in the microwave just isn't as comforting, is it? These hearty soup and stew recipes will warm you up from the... read more

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

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

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

No-Hassle Homemade Pumpkin Pie

homemade pumpkin pie recipe
Now that you've mastered the apple pie, it only makes sense to move on to pumpkin, no? Get a heads up on the holiday season by making this fuss-free homemade dessert tonight: Makes: One 9-inch pie What You'll Need: For the Crust: One 9-inch store bought crust (or follow the directions... read more

5 Creative Twists on Classic Pumpkin

pumpkin mascarpone sandwiches
Thanks to an obnoxious amount of pumpkin spice everything this season, it's safe to say we're sorta sick of the ingredient (and it's only mid-October). That's why we're loving these creative takes on classic pumpkin recipes -- from savory ricotta pancakes to sweet French toast. So put down that pumpkin spice latte and check out... read more

Cookbook Crave: 3 Flaky Desserts from Pastry

cranberry pecan piePhoto: Romulo Yanes
Basic baking recipes are easy enough (hello, break 'n bake cookies!), but the thought of tart pans, pie weights and those fancy-sounding scales is enough to send us screaming from our kitchens. Enter Nick Malgieri's Pastry. The veteran pastry chef manages to make even the most impossible-to-make desserts actually foolproof. Don't believe us?... read more

Easy Homemade Caramel Apples You'll Crave

homemade caramel apple recipe
Store-bought desserts are nice and all, but making your own fall treat is much more fun than simply swiping your card at checkout. Put those fresh-picked fall apples to good use by making this caramel-covered dessert tonight: Serves: 5 What You'll Need: 5 apples One 11-ounce bag of soft caramels 2 tablespoons of... read more
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