Recent Recipes

My mother is from Texas, so we had some sort of fruit as a side dish every night. This easy Strawberry Salad is cool and creamy, and its sweetness make it a great dessert, too. You can even make it lighter by substituting sugar-free Jell-O and light sour cream. Read more

Savory

Soups

Cool off this summer with our favorite chilled soup. Gazpacho is a classic Spanish soup made of seasonal fruits and vegetables and served cold. When the sweltering heat demands hydrating and refreshing foods, turn to summer’s superfruit—watermelon. Not only is biting into a juicy watermelon … Read more

Breads

Every family in Ireland has its own recipe for soda bread, hand-written on flour-crusted note paper and wedged in among the cookery books. Some like it sweet with a spoonful of honey, sugar or dried fruits. Others prefer sprinkled-in seeds, bran and oats for a health boost, or treacle and Gu… Read more

Meatless

Salads

The name ambrosia derives from Greek mythology, meaning immortality; also known as food of the gods, Greek gods commonly ate ambrosia to prevent becoming weak. In present day, we've come to know it as a deliciously, fluffy fruit salad (or dessert) with tropical flavors. Read more

When stuck in a rut with pasta and basic tomato sauce, turn to veggies. Sautéed in a little olive oil with lemon juice, this combination is great as a "sauce" on its own. It's a wonderful way to enjoy the flavors of Spring and get some color into your family's diet. Make it a gluten-free opt… Read more

Drinks

Pasta

When stuck in a rut with pasta and basic tomato sauce, turn to veggies. Sautéed in a little olive oil with lemon juice, this combination is great as a "sauce" on its own. It's a wonderful way to enjoy the flavors of Spring and get some color into your family's diet. Make it a gluten-free opt… Read more

This kid-friendly baked ziti (packed with ground beef and Italian sausage, plus a combination of Parmesan, mozzarella and ricotta cheese) is going to become one of your go-to recipes. Crushed red pepper flakes and Italian seasoning add just the right amount of spice — so kids will still enjo… Read more

Sides

"Millions who never visited the Waldorf owe him a debt," The New York Times wrote in 1950, upon Oscar Tschirky's death. Mr. Tschirky, a Swiss immigrant who became known as "Oscar of the Waldorf," is credited with creating this piece of Americana in 1893, a timeless dish whose popularity has … Read more

When stuck in a rut with pasta and basic tomato sauce, turn to veggies. Sautéed in a little olive oil with lemon juice, this combination is great as a "sauce" on its own. It's a wonderful way to enjoy the flavors of Spring and get some color into your family's diet. Make it a gluten-free opt… Read more

You don't need meat to make a stuffing everyone will love. This vegetarian option is filled with everyone's favorite Thanksgiving flavors—apples! cranberries! sage! thyme!—if anyone complains about meatless stuffing, just send them home without dessert. Aside from the cranberries, this is a … Read more

Sweet

My mother is from Texas, so we had some sort of fruit as a side dish every night. This easy Strawberry Salad is cool and creamy, and its sweetness make it a great dessert, too. You can even make it lighter by substituting sugar-free Jell-O and light sour cream. Read more