Karen Haywood

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13 Picnic-Perfect Pasta Salad Recipes

Whether you’re packing for a picnic or whipping up a side dish for your backyard barbecue, make sure to have one of these 13 pasta salads on the menu.<p>…

Healthy Eating

9 Ways You're Ruining Your Pasta, From an Expert Chef

In 2017, Italy landed the No. 1 spot on the Bloomberg Global Health Index. Eating all that pasta pays off.<p>If there’s a chef in the U.S. who can offer …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

This Homemade Pizza Dough Just Calls for 2 Simple Ingredients

Did you know that you can make the most amazing pizza dough with just two ingredients? Sound too good to be true? Perhaps, but after you try this fun food hack, you’ll forget all about delivery and want to make these every time you’re craving a slice. Plus you can top it with anything you’d like, …

Grit: 13 things mentally strong people won’t do

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental strength is tested. It might be a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a …

Emotional Intelligence

This Slow Cooker Cashew Chicken Is Better than Takeout

When a craving for cashew chicken hits, you probably call for takeout from your favorite Chinese restaurant. But ordering in all the time can get …

This Saucy, Speedy Beef & Broccoli Stir-Fry Will Ruin You For All Others

My mother is one of those amazing, self-taught cooks who never uses any recipes or measurements, which is wonderful if you’re eating her food, but frustrating if you’re trying to learn how to cook like her.<p>One year, I decided to try to document some my favorite recipes of hers. I shadowed her when …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Indian Naan

Chef Floyd Cardoz shares the secrets to mastering the flatbread that's taken over the world<p>In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a dough hook, …

Tyler Florence's Hack Will Forever Change the Way You Make Mashed Potatoes

Food Network chef Tyler Florence shared his mashed potatoes recipe with us, and I immediately had to try it. Traditionally, potatoes are cooked in water before being mashed together with butter and cream (or milk). However, Tyler suggests cooking the potatoes in the cream itself, so no potato-y …

Recipes

Spaghetti with Spinach, Tomatoes and Goat Cheese

Tossing the cooked spaghetti with some of the reserved pasta cooking water and fresh goat cheese produces a light, tangy and luxurious sauce. Melissa …

Slow Cooker Chili Lime Pulled Pork

Slow Cooker Chili Lime Pulled Pork<p>Prep Time: 15 minutes<p>Cook Time: 6 minutes<p>Total Time: 6 hours, 30 minutes<p>Yield: 12<p>Ingredients<p>1/4 cup chili powder<p>1 …

TODAY Food Club

Take a seat at our table! Share recipes, join our Kitchen Q&A, get our weekly newsletter, and connect with cooks like you.<p>The slow cooker saves my sanity on a weekly, and sometimes daily basis. One of the favorite ways to use my slow cooker is for making double batches of sauces, like this …

Celebrate National Tortilla Chip Day with Chilaquiles

A.k.a. the best tortilla-chip-based dish in existence (sorry not sorry, nachos).<p>Today is National Tortilla Chip Day, and what better way to celebrate …

Three Reasons Paprika Should Be Your 'New' Favorite Spice

Over the past couple of weeks, I asked some non-foodie friends about their opinion of paprika and what, if anything, they knew about it. The …

Double Chocolate Cake Doughnuts

Cupcakes in disguise… also known as Double Chocolate Baked Doughnuts.<p>Perfectly cakey and soft with extra drippy chocolate glaze. Basically, I’ll …

This is the only recipe you’ll need to nail your next beef-and-beer stew

A beef stew is a beef stew is a beef stew — unless you live in France, where stews have particular names depending on the cut of the meat in them, the booze they float in (there’s almost always something alcoholic) or the part of the country they come from.<p>A daube traditionally is made with cubes …

Recipes

Kitchen Coach Part 3: Tips for Chicken Tikka Masala Success! - Chowhound

We reached out to Indian-American chef Preeti Mistry to be our Kitchen Coach after CHOW’s Tracy Kaplan came clean about her more or less lifelong …

How To Make Your Skin Look Crazy-Good With Just One Ingredient

For the last couple of years, I've seen beauty secrets that have been staples in South Asian countries for thousands of years suddenly become trendy …

From bon voyage to bon appetit: When travel is all about food

I’m not necessarily saying that the chief reason to take a long hike is a good meal at the end. But for travelers like me, the point is often the food. No, that’s a lie. The point is always the food.<p>My husband and I have friends who share our philosophy: If you haven’t gone to a country known for …

Chef John's Chicken French Recipe

"Chicken French has everything I love in a recipe. It's delicious and easy, frugal, yet fancy, and everyone loves it. Better yet, it has a vague, …

The Top 10 Genius Recipes of 2015 (+ the Ones I'm Hunting in 2016)

Behold! These are the ten Genius Recipes you all (and we all) loved the most in 2015. There aren't too many surprises here—chewy-crisp chocolate chip cookies that happen to be vegan, magically creamy scrambled eggs, and three kinds of chicken (two of them cooked in milk, you smart creatures!). I …

Double Ginger Sticky Toffee Pudding

8 Servings<p>The gooey toffee sauce is both absorbed by the cake and served on the side. For a glossy, polished presentation, brush the still-warm cake with a clean pastry brush after it comes out of the pan, which will remove some of the excess syrup. Learn how to make this recipe and more in our …

16 Trader Joe's Foods You Need To Discover (And Then Hoard)

Did someone say pudding?<p>You're already going to Trader Joe's for the cookie butter, and most of us swear by Two Buck Chuck (which is now actually $3 at most locations).<p>But there are many, <i>many</i> Trader Joe's finds that you're not paying enough attention to ... unless you're a brilliant shopper, that …

Best Big, Fat, Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

"These cookies are the pinnacle of perfection! If you want a big, fat, chewy cookie like the kind you see at bakeries and specialty shops, then these …

15 Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipes to Liven Up Your Holiday

The turkey is in the oven, table is set, potatoes are mashed and all your guests have arrived. Okay, not for a little bit, but we’re giving you some Thanksgiving recipes and ideas a little early this year. There’s only one thing left to do and that’s mix up a cocktail (that is, if you don’t already …

Your Search for Perfect Blueberry Muffins is Over

<i>If the grocery store isn't your favorite place, it should be. Posie Harwood from 600 Acres is sharing the best back-of-the-box recipes every Sunday.</i><p><i>Today: Learn the blueberry muffin rule of three: one-third berries, one-third batter, one-third streusel topping.</i><p>An excellent muffin is a beautiful and …