Michelle Obama hosted the second Kids' State Dinner at the White House on July 9. The guests were 54 American children who had submitted winning recipes for a healthy recipe contest sponsored by the White House and Epicurious.
Itching for a summer project? Try making your own yogurt! With milk, active cultures, and a little bit of time you'll have the creamiest, smoothest yogurt you've ever tasted.
Celebrate summer with green cabbage, Swiss chard, red onion, and avocado. These tostadas are vegetarian and vegan, but can be served with beans or corn as a side if you're extra hungry.
White beans are a cheap, versatile ingredient for the beginners out there.
Everything they say about Vitamixes is true. Here's a great smoothie to prove it.
This classic Tuscan dish makes a great summer dinner. The whole thing comes together in minutes using leftover bread, tomatoes, and a few herbs and spices.
Put your pie or tart dough scraps to work. Turn them into star-spangled toppers with patriotic flair.
Celebrate Fourth of July with these festive and fun flag brownies. Red velvet serves as the base and a creamy frosting provides the perfect combination for red, white, and blue!
Fourth of July marks the day the Declaration of Independence was read out over the streets of Boston. Many New Englanders mark Fourth of July with a meal of poached salmon
Other than their shape, these savory pancakes have very little in common with the sugary breakfast staple. Not only are they good, they are good for you, too.
Fourth of July shortcakes deliver the sweetness of in-season berries along with a natural red, white, and blue: a strawberry rhubarb sauce, whipped cream, and blueberries for garnish on a candied ginger shortcake.
Fourth of July means fireworks. Carbonated sugar is one way to bring some pop! to chocolate covered strawberries.
Homemade pesto comes together in minutes, and is versatile enough to work with pasta, eggs, chips, or sandwiches.
Nothing says summer like a chilled pie. This strawberry jello pie is so easy you don't need a special occasion or a lot of time to make it. Cool, sweet, and jiggly, this pie is just plain fun.
Simple and flavorful poached chicken has many uses. Nestle it between bread for a sandwich, on top of a mixed green salad, or use it to make a chicken salad for a picnic.
The Food Network has dropped Paula Deen from her roster for admitting to making racial comments. Is this the end for the Southern food star? Fans hash it out on social media networks.
Using boiling water creates an extra gooey sauce with this cobbler. Serve it warm with a scoop of vanilla ice cream so all that sauce and fruit can run together with melted ice cream.
Twinkies make a sweet return to supermarket shelves in July, pitting them against Watermelon Oreos in what's shaping up to be a summer of one-upmanship in the packaged dessert business.