It’s easy to fall into a rut when it comes to 
cooking—Tuesday becomes grilled
chicken night, Wednesday tuna
noodle casserole. What you need
is a little kitchen inspiration. 

That’s what you’ll find here:
satisfying, simple and
recipes the whole 
family will love. From healthy twists
classics to all-time favorites
like mac and cheese,
our recipes 
will breathe new life into your 
cooking r
outine. Plus, read the
stories behind many of the 
comfort food dishes.

Recent Recipes

Carrot-Apple Slaw with Cranberries

This dish offers a host of delightful contrasts for all of the senses: crispy and chewy, tart and sweet, fruits and veggies—all in one beautiful package.

by Rebecca Katz
, San Francisco

Flat-Out Good Chicken

This quick and easy dish is not only delicious, it's full of health-boosting nutrients.

by Rebecca Katz
, San Rafael, California

Traditional Easter bread

Treat your loved ones to this delicious and whimsical Easter treat that is actually simple to make!

Easy Glazed Ham

This easy and delicious dish will take center stage on your holiday table.

by Kestutis Katinas
, Mahopac, New York

Sweet and Salty Caramel Squares

Looking for an Irish confection to serve on St. Patrick's Day? Cookbook author Judith McLoughlin has got you covered!

by Judith McLoughlin
, Roswell, Georgia

Pasta with Roast Chicken and Currants

Looking to serve linguini with something other than the typical red sauce? Give this delicious dish a try.

by Kim Severson and Julia Moskin

Mint Iced Tea

A perfectly refreshing summer treat.


Edward Sabella with his grandchildren Agjia and Jacob.

Here's a delicious and traditional family dish that reflects the author's Lebanese heritage.

by Edward Sabella
, Elsberry, Missouri

Eggless, Milkless, Butterless Cake

Here's a delicious spiced cake that will be a favorite with everyone in your family—and it's easy on the budget, to boot!

by Rosemary Marbach
, Boston, Massachusetts

Vegetable Barley Soup

This soup is hearty enough to make a complete meal and healthy enough to not make you feel guilty about a second helping.

by Nancy Sleeth
, Wilmore, Kentucky

Honey Whole Wheat Bread

This healthy and hearty bread makes for a great pairing with the author's barley vegetable soup.

by Nancy Sleeth
, Wilmore, Kentucky

A bowl of Spicy Sausage Kale Bean Soup

This delicious soup has a bit of bite and will prove the perfect antidote to winter's chill, bringing warmth to the entire family.

by Alice Currah

Shari Fitzpatrick holding chocolate-covered strawberries

Watch as the founder of Shari's Berries offers tips and techniques for making chocolate-covered strawberries, marshmallows, pretzels, and more.

Shari's chocolate-dipped strawberries

Here's a delightful treat you can easily make at home—a delicious gift for your Valentine (or yourself!).

by Shari Fitzpatrick
, Somerset, California

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