Allison Smolenski

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6 Best Party Dips for Graduation

Here are six fantastic, crowd-friendly dips for a graduation celebration.<p>1 of 6<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 6<p>3 of 6<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 6<p>Advertisement<p>5 of …

Snacks Under 150 Calories

It's snack time! Grab one of these low-cal options to satisfy your munchies.<p>1 of 20<p>Healthy, Low-Calorie Snacks<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 20<p>Peanut Butter and …

Cooking with Quinoa: 38 Recipes

Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) has risen to superstar fame in recent years. It’s a gluten-free, high-protein, high-fiber, quick-cooking whole grain …

Perfect Pasta Salad Recipes

Pasta salad is a perfect dish for versatility; it's easily portable and can be served either hot or cold. Try one of these 25 healthy pasta salad …

Oven-Fried Chicken Recipes

Try our healthier oven-fried chicken recipes for that same great fried taste without all the guilt<p>1 of 13<p>Oven-Fried Chicken<p>Advertisement<p>2 of …

Easy Barbecue Side Dishes

We sped up these classic dishes to cover all your hot-weather eating needs: backyard grilling, picnicking, family reunioning, and potluck partying.<p>1 …

Summer Entrées

From grilled chicken with fresh summer salsas to summer pasta dishes, these healthy summer entrées please your tastebuds and beat the heat.<p>1 of …

Cooking Class: Classic Thai Salad

Larb is a highly seasoned, popular salad from Thailand. Atlanta chef Keith Schroeder unlocks its secrets.<p>Larb, the popular Thai salad of highly …

How to Make Sangria

From a refreshing summer beverage to a cozy winter drink, Sangria is absolutely delightful. Learn which ingredients make up this flavorful drink and …

13 Fresh Margarita Takes to Get You Ready for Summer

When chip-and-salsa joints lean on the sugar to make tall, sweet drinks, it adds up fast in the glass. Our lower calorie variations are favor fresh …

Refreshing Homemade Sorbets

Light, sweet, and easy to make, find 15 recipes for homemade sorbets.<p>1 of 16<p>Fresh, Creamy Sorbets<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 16<p>Pineapple Sorbet<p>3 of 16<p>Pink …

14 Incredible Brunch Recipes for Mother's Day

From fiery bloody Marys to delicious egg dishes, here are 14 amazing brunch recipes to celebrate mom this Sunday.<p>1 of 14<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 14<p>3 of …

10 Gooey Desserts You Should Definitely Be Eating

If you haven’t been your enjoying dessert lately, the cause might be insufficient levels of sticky lusciousness. Here are 10 satisfyingly gooey …

7 Recipes to Make Before Bananas Go Extinct

Here are seven delicious banana recipes to enjoy before Bananageddon.<p>Bananas as we know them are in danger. The culprit is a fungus, commonly known …

7 Under-the-Radar Cocktail Ingredients from a Master Mixologist

At her Seattle bar, Rob Roy, mixologist Anu Apte creates amazing cocktails with wild components like gunpowder. Here, 7 of her secret-weapon …

8 Super-Tasty Meatless Burgers for Memorial Day

Mushrooms, grains and lentils are just a few ingredients that can serve as the base for a great meatless burger patty. Here, eight excellent veggie …

7 of the Best Grilled Side Dishes Ever

Here are seven easy, crowd-pleasing sides to make on the grill this weekend.<p>Here are seven easy, crowd-pleasing sides to make on the grill this …

4 Supereasy Beer Cocktails

Beer and grilled foods are a classic match. But so are beer and whiskey, beer and lemonade, and the other refreshing combinations here, all part of …

5 Tips for Achieving Burger Greatness

Before you start slapping patties on the grill this weekend, take a second to brush up on some burger wisdom from chefs who know what they’re talking …

7 Ways to Rethink Cheesecake

Whether rich and dense or silky and light or somewhere in between, cheesecakes come in many different styles<p>Whether rich and dense or silky and light …

The Secret Ingredient for a Perfect Burger Isn't What You Think

Sriracha? Kimchi? Lovage? Fermented fish flakes? None of the above. A hyper-experimental cook learns the hard way.<p><i>Sriracha? Kimchi? Lovage? Fermented</i> …

5 Savory Strawberry Recipes

Here, five incredible savory strawberry recipes.<p>If you don’t have a sweet tooth, you may think you have no use for this week’s Mad Genius Tips video, …

6 of the Best-Ever Strawberry Desserts

If the only thing standing between you and luscious strawberry desserts is the prep work, then worry no more. This week’s Mad Genius Tips video …

8 Tropical Island Rum Cocktails

Here, eight transporting rum cocktails.<p><i>After a night on the line, most chefs have a go-to drink, from cheap beer to a house bartender’s expert</i> …