One of the best things a home cook can do is take a night off from cooking. Cooking is a lifelong responsibility to feed ourselves, and, for some, our families. The only way to make it a sustainable joy is to honor our cooking moods. After all, nobody wins if cooking is a constant stress.
We love food as a gift any year, but this year, it feels like an especially luxurious and sweet way to tell someone you care. These are the best food subscriptions to help your loved ones keep a stocked pantry/fridge/freezer/stomach.
Between stocking up on everyday staples like bread and TP and shopping for the holiday roast, Costco members like me typically spend a lot more time at the warehouse store this time of year.
We’ve all been spending a lot more time in our kitchens for the last eight months, so a kitchen-related gift has never felt more relevant than in 2020. Here are three better, but still budget-friendly kitchen tools that will make people wonder how they ever got by with something else.
On the day after Thanksgiving, some people look forward to leftover sandwiches piled high with stuffing and cranberry sauce, others enjoy sneaking a slice of pie for breakfast. Me? All I dream about is homemade turkey stock.
We’ve rounded up some of the best low ABV cocktails to toast with. Many are easily made non-alcoholic, too, so you can cheers (again and again) to that!
Vitamin C, also known as L-ascorbic acid, is one of the most essential nutrients in the world. Why? In part because our bodies can’t make it on their own, which means we have to rely on food and supplements to meet our needs. It also plays an incredibly important role in our health and our skin. Here’s everything you should know about this essential vitamin.
I’ve tried so many methods over the years: various rubs and flavorings, smoking, deep-frying, cramming butter under the skin… You name it, I’ve tried it. This is the one trick you need up your sleeve this holiday (and all holidays going forward).
Imagine a completely satisfying Thanksgiving meal without feeling like an overstuffed potato. It’s possible with a killer salad to help keep your meal in balance. These are our favorites.
If you have ever had from-scratch chicken soup, you know that there is no substitute for the real thing. This is especially true when you’re achy/sneezy/coughy/stuffy. Research shows that chicken soup is an effective remedy for the cold and flu — and it’s not just because it’s made with love.
We scoured the freezer aisle to find meals that offered a slew of veggies and whole grains, double-digit grams of protein, and little-to-no added sugar. Then we tasted through them to find the best ones.
A well-stocked freezer is a home cook’s best friend. Fill it with frozen veggies (peas are a mainstay) and cooked rice, pizza dough and pasta sauce, and all the soups and you’ll never go hungry. But what about seafood — specifically, shrimp?
Brassicas sometimes have a reputation for being bland, but if your last memory is of mushy, overcooked Brussel sprouts or bland broccoli, it’s time to give this under-appreciated family of vegetables another chance. These clever recipes use cabbage, Cauliflower, and the like in creative ways that are anything but sad.
Chances are, this Thanksgiving is going to look at little different from Thanksgivings past — so why should your sides be the same old sides, swimming in some combination of sugar and butter… or both?Here are 10 clean and delicious sides to get you inspired, from cornbread stuffing that’s gluten-free and vegan to slow cooker Brussel sprouts and cauliflower-sweet potato mash. Yes, please!
A really good soup is akin to lying in bed with a weighted blanket or putting on a pair of your favorite sweatpants after a really hard day; it’s comfort in food form. It feeds your belly and your soul. So grab your biggest — no bigger! — spoon and dig in.
Eating well and improving your diet doesn’t have to be extreme. In fact, transitioning to a healthier diet is often the result of small but strategic changes implemented over time. It may not be as sexy or trendy as going keto or trying out intermittent fasting, but, soon enough, these tiny tweaks will make you feel downright awesome.