Sometimes convenience foods can serve as a platform for added creativity in the kitchen, such as these dressed-up frozen sweet potato waffle fries, perfect for an after-school snack.
Use sweet seasonal corn for the base of this summertime supper dish.
Shishito peppers, sautéed until blistered in spots and tossed with lemon juice and salt, are a popular Japanese finger food.
These spring rolls are just as much fun to make as they are to eat, which makes them a perfect summer dinner party food.
Served in individual ramekins or a larger dish, an old-fashioned cooking technique gets a update as an elegant appetizer or the star of a cheese plate.
Wow guests with this fondue appetizer, which can easily be prepped ahead of time. Caramelized onions, nutty Gruyère, and creamy brie add layers of flavor.
Celebrate Chinese New Year with dumplings. This recipe makes a nice template for sweet potato or winter squash filling flavored with Asian sauces and spices.
Ring in the New Year with deviled eggs loaded with bacon and cheese. This recipe can easily be prepped ahead of time, keeping eggs and filling refrigerated separately, and assembled at the last minute.
Everyone loves Halloween party tricks. Spice up your spread with a simple and inexpensive treat – hot dogs wrapped in tortilla strips.
Classic appetizer of hollowed out potato filled with cheese, bacon, and sour cream.
Kale chips are great with just olive oil and sea salt, but new and exciting seasonings make them even better. Try seasoning them with garlic and onion jam, maple balsamic vinegar, or an experimental flavor combination of your own.
This summer stuff all those bright tomatoes with a summer squash, onion, and cheese filling. These beauties make a great addition to a veggie plate, or a side for a meatier meal.
Blend yellow tomatoes and peppers with olive oil and spices for this simple summer gazpacho. Garnish with nuts, chives, radishes, and grapes for a sophisticated finish.
For an appetizer, a snack, or even breakfast, the simple combination of peaches, blueberries, and ricotta makes an elegant topping for bruschetta.
Good ranchera sauce can take a simple cheese quesadilla to the next level. Be sure to use fire-roasted tomatoes in this recipe.
Make a Greek-style spinach pie without the fuss of phyllo dough. A simple pastry surrounds a cottage and feta cheese, green onion, and spinach filling.
These deviled eggs with a Sriracha kick are sure to go quick at your next backyard barbecue, cookout, or picnic.
Disks of Crottin, a classic French goat cheese, are baked on buttery toasts, then placed atop a simple salad of mixed greens and Dijon mustard vinaigrette to produce a classic bistro dish.
Blood sausage and spicy chorizo rub shoulders with, chickpeas, spring peas, and watercress in this quick stove-top stew. Serve it as a main course, or a tapas-style starter.
Goat cheese, lemon, capers, and Greek yogurt stand in for mayonnaise in this artichoke spread. A food processor makes this simple savory spread a snap.
Ever tried adding celery to guacamole? Give it a whirl with this simple recipe.
Use these clever meatballs in spaghetti sauce for an everyday dinner, or tossed with a sweet and spicy tamarind sauce for a party appetizer. Your family or guests will never guess they're half tofu!
Keep this easy spread simple with a few crackers, or stir in some walnuts or dried cranberries and serve it on square slices of rye.
The last episode of AMC's 'Breaking Bad' may have aired, but we know the show's impact is far from over. Catch up on old episodes with a few of these dishes inspired by the characters.