recipes

The Perfect Frittata Recipe You’ve Been Waiting For

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A frittata is one of those golden dishes that can get you going at the start of the day, give you comfort for lunch, be a brunch fave and can end your day as a satisfying dinner. And it has that flair that makes... read more

Cookbook Crave: Time for Holiday Cheer

Holiday Cheer Cookbook Cover
These cookie-cutter classics are pure happiness in every bite.  Easy to make, you can whip them up now as a last-minute addition to your holiday party, or make them as a hostess gift. They may be tried-and-true treats, but we promise they'll stand out on the dessert table. Holiday Oatmeal Cookies A mixture between traditional... read more

8 Epic Appetizers for Your New Year's Eve Party!

Crispy Mushroom Burratas Crostini
The celebration of the year deserves party food that can stand up to the hype. End 2014 and start 2015 on an epic food note -- we know that's how you do it! Hot Bacon and Mushroom Dip Mmmm, bacon. The best way to serve this dip is hot with crackers or crostini... read more

Thanksgiving Treat: Healthy Stuffed Acorn Squash

stuffed acorn squashPhoto: A Couple Cooks
Between the gravy, stuffing and never-ending supply of pie served at most Thanksgiving get-togethers, it's almost impossible to find a turkey day recipe that doesn't immediately send you into a food coma. Enter this acorn squash recipe courtesy of A Couple Cooks. Stuffed with healthy quinoa and... read more

Win It! 3 Dessert Cookbooks for the Holidays

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With Thanksgiving and Christmas right around the corner, we're giving you the chance to win three holiday cookbooks from Chronicle Books! Whether you're looking to make gluten-free cookies, a fruit-filled pie, or a decadent chocolate cake, these baking books have all the dessert recipes you need to impress your... 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

Pumpkin Obsessed? Then You Need This Cocktail

pumpkin spice beer cocktail
The one pumpkin recipe you have yet to make this season? A spicy-sweet pumpkin cocktail that's part beer, part sparkling cider and requires only three ingredients. Not only does it practically scream fall, but it comes together in less than a minute. Done and done. What You'll Need: Blue Moon Harvest Pumpkin Ale... read more

You'll Flip Over This Perfectly Easy Pancake Recipe

perfect pancake recipe
We love breaking the rules, and are always eating breakfast for lunch or dinner. Pancakes are that fantastic-for-anytime-of-day bite. What better way to celebrate National Pancake Day today? Plus, it's the meal that can be perfectly plain or dressed up with berries, whipped cream and sweet maple syrup. This easy pancake recipe will... read more

Cookbook Crave: 4 Crazy-Quick Microwaved Desserts from Mug Cakes

chocolate peanut butter mug cake recipe
You've seem 'em all over Pinterest and Instagram -- those why-didn't-I-think-of-that mug cakes that almost look too good to eat (the key word here being almost). With no boxed mix in sight, these crazy-quick treats are easily our newest favorite food trend. Haven't tried one yet? Bake up something... read more

Cookbook Crave: You'll Flip Out Over These French Fries!

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Fries, chips, pommes frites ... whatever you call 'em, there's no arguing that these crispy potatoes are the perfect side to just about any main dish. (Or just do what I do, and consider a bowlful as a well-rounded meal.) You can now go beyond basic... read more