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How To Make Chocolate Pound Cake

<b>Heat the oven and prepare the pan:</b> Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven, making sure there are no racks above it, and heat to 325°F. Coat a …

Baking

23 Healthier Recipes That Feed Your Fast-Food Addiction

No matter how well you eat on a regular basis, it’s only human to get slammed with a serious urge for some good old-fashioned fast food once in a …

Food

15 Reasons to Use Your Slow Cooker in January

It’s too cold to not.<p>This winter, your slow cooker will be your best friend. Some quick preparation in the morning and by dinnertime you’ll have a …

Cooking

Dine & Dash: 10 Speedy Dinners For Busy Families

When everyone in the family is running in different directions, it's nice to have a few speedy dinner recipes in your back pocket. From pasta to tacos, these family-friendly meals will have you in-and-out of the kitchen in no time!<p><b>1. Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli</b><p>Sometimes it seems …

Cooking

18 Warm Salads to Keep It Healthy This Winter

Chilly weather is always followed by comfort food; it’s how we manage to get through those months of endless gloom. Though we love comfort food, it catches up to us after a while and leaves us feeling rather sluggish. The best way to bounce back is with some good old-fashioned clean eating, and …

Healthy Eating

4 Detox Water Recipes to Help You De-Bloat

When used in the context of your diet, the words <i>cleanse</i> and <i>detox</i> are quite controversial. This is mostly because some commercial cleanses and "detox" …

Chickpeas Help You Lose Weight -- And We've Got 4 Delicious Recipes

For anyone trying to cut down on meat and add more healthy pulse protein to their diet, chickpeas are a terrific answer. They are packed with protein, fiber, anti-oxidants and a host of vitamins and nutrients. What's more, studies have shown that when people added chickpeas to their diets they ate …

Chickpeas

50 KitchenAid Recipes That Stand, Mix, and Deliver

Monkey bread, pretzels, easy cakes, and more ways to let the stand mixer do the work. Your arms deserve a break.<p>Did you order a KitchenAid stand mixer that’s perfectly color-coordinated with the rest of your appliances? That’s nice. (Same.) But now it’s time to get even more use out of it, with …

Dessert

10 Easy Brunch Recipes To Impress Your Guests

The Thanksgiving feast may be over, but your houseguests will still be hungry. Don't stress yourself out by being a short order cook. Most of these brunch recipes can be made in advance, and <i>all</i> of them have some serious "wow-factor."<p><b>1. Drunken Caramel French Toast</b><p>Golden caramel, buttery challah and …

Breakfast

24 Giant Salads That Will Make You Feel Amazing

All good salads are 25% greens and 75% ~stuff~.

10 Tested and Perfected Recipes for Rosh Hashanah

Rosh Hashanah is right around the corner. From Matzo Ball Soup to Apple Cake, these foolproof recipes will make your New Year's meal extra meaningful and delicious.<p><b>1. Chicken Soup with Matzo Balls</b><p>Making chicken soup is a bit of a "potschke," as my mother would say, but it's not hard -- you pretty …

Apple Cake

21 of Our Favorite Recipes Made with 3 Ingredients or Fewer

By Caroline Lange<p>Meals should not be brief. We like to linger at the table, sneaking cold potatoes with our fingers and refilling our wine glasses and talking and talking and talking.<p>More: A simple one-pot Sunday supper<p>But recipes? Those can be brief--and maybe they should be, letting the …

Ice Cream

18 Make-Ahead Meals And Snacks To Eat Healthy Without Even Trying

Cook once, eat for a week.

Italian Recipe: Homemade Eggplant Parmesan

Connect with Us<p>On Pinterest<p>Italian Recipe: Homemade Eggplant Parmesan<p>Honest-to-goodness Italian comfort food comes in all different varieties, but …

5 Better-for-You Cobblers and Bettys

Tara Donne, FOOD NETWORK : 2012, Television Food Network, G.P.<p>If there’s one thing I’m a sucker for in the summertime, it’s a piping-hot fruit …

4 Crazy-Good Kebab Recipes

Summer and skewers go hand-in-hand, so put one of these crowd-pleasing kebab recipes on your next party menu. Food is just more fun when it's served on a stick.<p><b>1. Honey, Lime & Sriracha Chicken Skewers</b><p>These chicken skewers marinated in honey, lime juice and Sriracha are every bit as good as they …

Cooking

Classic Dessert Recipes to Help You Become a Master Baker

Delving into the world of baking can often seem overwhelming. With an endless slew of delicious desserts just dying to be made, the task of …

Dessert

Cauliflower 'Rice' With Cumin and Coconut

I can't say I eat cauliflower a lot, apart from the delicious spicy cauliflower curry that my mother makes now and again, but I've recently started experimenting with cauliflower 'rice', or rather what is meant to look like rice, only it's grated cauliflower! And it's incredible just how good it …

Coconut

10 Mother's Day Desserts To Show Mom How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By Her

(Shutterstock / Glenn Young)<p>Now's the time to think about how we can thank our moms for all they do. While there's very little to say and do that can repay her years of care and unconditional love -- after all, being a mom is the world's toughest job -- what better way to express our love than …

Dessert

5 Ingredients: Hot Chocolate Cake

Gooey chocolate cake in a perfectly-portioned package -- what more could you ask for in a dessert?! This recipe is a little beyond our standard …

Quick And Easy Chocolate Lava Cakes

Chocolate lava cakes are a fabulous dessert with an oozing dark chocolate inside and a crispy brownie outside that melts in your mouth. Plus, you …

Food

Easy DIY Nut Butters

Homemade nut butters taste great, pack cyclist-friendly nutrients, and cost less than store-bought jars. Try these five creative—and delicious—recipes.<p><b>Maple Cinnamon Walnut Butter</b><br>Walnuts are one of the few vegetarian sources of omega-3s, fats that help calm postexercise inflammation, while cinnamon …

Food

8 Ways to Upgrade Your Cake Skills...And Win Friends

<i>This piece originaly appeared as 8 Ways to Up Your Cake Game on PureWow.com.</i><p>Hooray, you went a month without sweets! Phew, that was hard. Let’s face …

Dessert

How to cook the perfect crepes

The crepe says a lot about the difference between France and the UK – in the popular imagination, at least. Though a close relative of the ordinary British pancake, with the same ancient roots, it has evolved into a slimmer, more elegant, more luxurious dish altogether – rich in cream and alcohol, …

Breakfast

Wok on! 5 fast, easy and healthy stir-fry recipes you have to try...

Ah, stir-fry — it’s such a great way to cram lots of veggies and lean protein into a weeknight dinner. But it’s also easy to get into a stir-fry rut, making the same thing over and over — or resorting to greasy take-out versions. If you’re looking to cook more healthful meals at home, we have five …

Healthy Eating

The Jerusalem Artichoke (Or Sunchoke) Is The Fugly Vegetable You Should Be Eating

These are Jerusalem artichokes. They're also called a sunchokes.<p>No, sunchokes are not the most beautiful vegetable on the block. You've probably dismissed them in the produce aisle, brushing the tubers off as wonky, distant cousins of the potato. But don't let yourself be confused by their …

Cooking

Recipe: Oreo Red Velvet Cookie Balls

When a package of brand-new red velvet Oreos landed on my desk, I suddenly became the most popular girl in the office. There's something so fantastic about a classic re-done in a flavor as universally loved as red velvet that pretty much <i>everyone</i> wanted a taste. When I asked the Oreo folks if they …

Dessert

Our Best Slow-Cooker Recipes

Ginger, cumin, and cinnamon take ordinary chicken to a new level without any extraordinary effort.<p><i>Need recipe inspiration? Sign up for our Everyday Food Newsletter and get the most delicious recipes delivered to your inbox.</i>