food and drink

8 Christmas Cookies That'll Make You a Holiday Favorite

spiced almond cookie
You've waited all year for an excuse to eat cookie after cookie after cookie. After gifts, they're the next best Christmas treat. From chocolate and oatmeal to sugar and spice and everything nice, these cookies leave no crumbs behind.

Holiday Oatmeal Cookies Kick off the holidays with a fan favorite! These traditional oatmeal... read more

Keeping it Simple: Vanilla Pound Cake

vanilla pound cake recipe
Whether giving your taste buds a vacation from the holiday season's elaborate desserts, or looking to bake something that you've always known and loved, this simple yet delicious vanilla pound cake is perfect for all occasions! What You'll Need: Cake: 2 sticks of butter, softened (room temp) 3/4 cup granulated sugar 4 eggs 1 1/2... read more

Simple Tricks to Carve Prime Rib Like a Pro

carving prime rib
You just finished that super-simple recipe for prime rib but now what? Stop staring at it with fear and cave that tasty piece of meat like a pro. Here's how: What You'll Need: Your finished Prime Rib masterpiece Chef's knife Cutting board Tip: Before carving, tent the roast with foil and leave it... read more

The Easiest Prime Rib Recipe Ever

simple prime rib recipe
Everyone needs a foolproof go-to recipe for that impromptu dinner party -- after all, it is holiday season and that means you're going to be hosting up a storm in no time. With only five ingredients and two simple steps, you'll have a delicious prime rib ready to feed eight (and your sanity will be saved... you're welcome.) Here's how:... 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

2 Easy Ways to Celebrate National Pancake Day

Thanks to today being National Pancake Day, you don't technically need an excuse to binge on your favorite fluffy breakfast food. From peach butter to a pancake-making solution that's literally easy as pie, try these filling recipes for breakfast, dinner or anywhere in between.

Sweet Potato Pancakes with Peach Butter and Spiced... read more

Weeknight Dinner Ideas: 5 Delish Vegetarian Dishes

daily dinner ideasPhoto: How Sweet Eats
This Tuesday marks World Vegetarian Day, so we're making the most of our favorite meat-free dishes. From garlicky pasta to fresh, cheesy calzones, these flavor-packed dishes will make you forget you're eating your veggies: Honey Roasted Vegetable + Smoked Gouda Penne Why We Love It: This easy-to-make dish requires very little cooking skills. If you... read more

Rosh Hashanah: 4 Sweet Treats to Celebrate the New Year

pomegranate apple galettePhoto: A Couple Cooks
Tonight marks the beginning of Rosh Hashanah; celebrate it with something sweet! Mix it up with other Nesties who love food. Join the conversation and start sharing meal ideas, recipes and more. Click here to jump in! More Must-Clicks: The Best Caramel Matzoh Crunch Recipe Sweet Matzoh Chestnut... read more

7 Kitchen Gadgets That Nobody Needs

kitchen gadgets no one needsPhoto: Courtesy of the Manufacturer
Certain kitchen tools are so useful they’re practically life-changing. Then there are those gadgets that waste space -- like that fortune cookie maker and soda caddy you saw the last time you were watching infomercials on TV at 4 a.m. Mix it up with other Nesties who love food. Join the conversation and start... read more

Weeknight Dinner Idea: 5 Can’t-Miss Summer Meal Ideas

summer vegetable linguiniPhoto: The Comfort of Cooking
Make the most of garden-fresh summer veggies, from pasta filled with tomatoes and corn to veggie-stuffed peppers, with this week's recipe collection: MONDAY Summer Vegetable Linguini with Feta Why We Love It: Creamy feta and crunchy corn give this basic pasta dish some summer flair. Grocery List: Cherry or grape tomatoes, corn, zucchini, garlic, basil,... read more
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