A traditional King's Cake for Mardi Gras contains a tiny baby doll hidden inside.
Celebrate Mardi Gras Cajun-style with this delicious shrimp stew thickened with browned okra.
Nothing says Valentine's Day like cutout hearts. Traditionally filled with raspberry jam and sprinkled with powder sugar to finish, you can substitute cookie butter for a decadent alternative.
Valentine's Day can often mean a boring box of assorted chocolate. This year, give your sweetheart a gift tailored to his or her taste, homemade truffles. Black sesame seeds make a bold coating, but you can roll your truffles in any topping you like.
Go all out for Valentine's Day with these loaded brownies. Use peanut butter or butterscotch chips, chocolate chips, and mini peanut butter cups to make an unforgettable topping.
Dried tart cherries and a batter made with olive oil and flavored with star anise and almond extract create a dense, delicious, not-too-sweet dessert – or an illicit breakfast.
Make an easy and fun breakfast to grab on the go with these egg cups. Use frozen sweet potato tator tots as the "crust" for your egg cups.
This quick and easy salmon in a sweet and spicy adobo sauce is hard to beat. Serve it with a light green salad or steamed green beans, broccoli, or asparagus.
Easy prep work and inexpensive ingredients make a rich stew with complex flavors that can easily be frozen and saved for later.
Popovers make a savory sidekick for soup. You can also serve them with butter and jam for breakfast or make mini melted sandwiches out of them for lunch.
Roasted garlic blended with onions, potatoes, and a splash of cream makes a rich soup with a sweet, nutty flavor. Extra potatoes and frozen stock get put to good use in this vegetarian recipe.
Come home to a warm and inviting house filled with savory smells and this easy soup ready for dinner. Serve with a dollop of yogurt swirled on top and some warm naan on the side.
Skip the salting and frying often associated with eggplant, and try a miso marinade and the microwave. In just 10 minutes you'll have a salty, sweet, and spicy side dish.
When it comes to Super Bowl snacks, nachos reign supreme. Do it up right with these loaded fajita chicken nachos topped with everything under the sun.
These fudgy brownies topped with chocolate frosting and chunks of buttercrunch candy, make bending your New Year's resolutions worth it.
Serve this from-scratch chicken and rice soup with chive muffins and you'll have a meal that will warm your belly and soul. Freeze some to have on hand for a quick dinner.
Fill your pantry and refrigerator with the fixings you need, and then homemade soups like this root vegetable soup will come together in a snap.
Vegans and omnivores alike will love this chowder recipe. Prepare as written for a vegan option, or add chicken or fish to satisfy meat-lovers.
This light and refreshing salad makes an interesting side to a stir-fry or curry.