Wondering what to do with turnips? Boil a batch with a potato to remove any bitterness, then mash, and bake them with brown sugar and nutmeg to bring out a sweet flavor. Top the whole thing with buttered breadcrumbs.
Tired of pies? Spice up your holiday dessert repertoire with this festive cake. Mango isn't just a summer flavor, when combined with cloves, ginger, and cinnamon it's warm and spicy.
Ding Dongs, Twinkies, SuzyQs, Hostess Cupcakes, and Ho Hos could soon be disappearing from the supermarket aisle. But food bloggers have been figuring out how to make these things for years in their own kitchen. Here's a sampling of a few.
Sweet potatoes are on everyone's plate in some way for Thanksgiving dinner. But here's a soul food variation to enjoy any day of the year.
Spiced candied nuts are a scrumptious holiday snack you can make in 10 minutes.
This comforting bread pudding tastes like a cross between a spiced pumpkin pie and a slice of French toast.
A pork chop recipe so simple and tasty that it could quickly become a weekday dinner favorite.
This kale salad has proven to be a winner time and time again among both meat lovers and vegans alike.
For a tasty and quick supper, try some scrambled eggs in your grilled cheese sandwich.
The trick is to prepare as many dishes as possible in the week leading up to Thanksgiving Day.
Flakey, warm biscuits with a touch of sweet potato for Thanksgiving.
Eggs baked with cream, tarragon and a compote of tomatoes, spinach and garlic are a simple vegetarian dish that feels luxurious and is infinitely tweakable.
Try this tasty pastry recipe for a different sort of dinner. Serve a slice of pork pie it with a crisp salad, and add some fresh fruit for dessert for a delightful meal.
Let red and blue tortilla chips fall into this creamy artichoke and spinach dip on election night.
Ease the stress of Election Day with cute red, white, and blue cupcakes. The batter and frosting can be made ahead of time; perfect for an election night party!
Election Cake has been served on Election Day since the early 1880s. This hearty fruit cake was traditionally baked to serve farmers who had left their fields for a few days to journey into town and vote.
Fried rice is a favorite Asian staple, but did you know it works best with cold leftover rice? Here are some helpful hints for making this crowd-pleasing meal at home.
Cheesy and warm, but also spicy and smokey, this soup will please both kids and parents. The chorizo and aged white cheddar make it different from your average bowl broccoli cheddar soup.