Patricia R. Mongeon

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Get Cooking: Roasted Vegetables

Roasted vegetables are the “Sara Lee” of the refrigerator’s bottom bins: Nobody doesn’t like them. Picky adults? Children? Sic roasted vegetables on …

I Just Made Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts, and I Might Never Order Takeout Again

These crispy, spicy Brussels sprouts are crazy addictive—and easy to make at home.<p>Though I’ll eat pretty much any vegetable tossed in oil, seasoned …

Recipes

The One Thing A Southerner Never Adds To Egg Salad

Of all the food trends threatening Southern classics, there are a few that really go above and beyond. Poppyseed chicken made with yogurt? Sweet tea …

11 Actually Easy Bread Recipes to Try at Home

Making bread at home for the first time? Super intimidating. But with a little practice and the right recipe, you can easily make some of your …

Garlicky Roasted Spatchcock Chicken

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 450°F. Rinse chicken, and pat dry. Place chicken, breast side down, on a cutting board. Using poultry shears, cut …

Cooking

Why I Only Buy Whole Canned Tomatoes

(Image credit: Leela Cyd)<p>When it comes to canned tomatoes, I used to buy whatever the recipe dictated. I figured the only difference between, say, …

Parchment Packet Recipes That Make Weeknight Dinners a Breeze

Turns out, cooking en papillote is way easier done than said!<p>At first mention, <i>en papillote</i> just sounds like it would be anything but simple. If we …

Lemon-Buttermilk Icebox Pie

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 325°. Whisk together first 3 ingredients in a bowl.<p>Step 2<p>Beat egg yolks with a handheld mixer in a medium bowl at …

How Martha Stewart Makes Cheesecake in the Slow Cooker

Slow Cooker Cheesecake by Martha Stewart<p>Serves 6<p><i>For the crust:</i> <br>Cooking spray <br>3/4 cup graham cracker crumbs <br>2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted <br>2 …

Baking

12 Air Fryer Recipes that Turn Fast Food Favorites into Healthy Meals

Move over Instant Pot—there’s a new kitchen gadget taking the Internet by storm. Meet the Air Fryer: a device that helps you make deep-fried …

Make This Transformative Ingredient, Add It to Everything

The dish that introduced me to the wonder of brown butter years ago was Suzanne Goin’s Sweet Potatoes with Bacon and Spinach from <i>Sunday Suppers at Lucques</i>. Those sweet potatoes, tossed in brown butter, brown sugar, and herbs and then roasted, are otherworldly in their deliciousness. Every time I …

Tater Tot Breakfast Casserole

Line up the tater tots in a buttered 9-by-13-inch baking dish.<p>Add the olive oil to a large skillet over medium heat. Add the sausage and onion and …

Why You Should Always Zest Citrus Fruits Before Juicing Them

Don't throw away this flavorful (and free!) ingredient.<p>Planning on juicing that abundance of winter citrus sitting in your fridge? Well, if you want …

Juicing

Readers’ 23 All-Time Favorite Real Simple Recipes

We asked, and thousands of you answered. Here are the dishes most bookmarked, dog-eared, clipped, shared, and enjoyed—from once-a-week slow-cooker …

Francine Prose’s Oaxaca: An Immersion Course in Mexico’s Delights

When friends visiting Mexico for the first time ask me where to begin, I tell them: Go to Oaxaca, one of the most scenically beautiful, historically interesting and simply enjoyable cities south of the border. Go now. It’s never seemed more important than it does at this current moment, to enjoy, …

New Orleans Beignets

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Make the yeast mixture: Combine yeast, 1/2 cup warm water, and 1 tsp. granulated sugar in bowl of a heavy-duty stand mixer; let …

French Toast Croque Madame Casserole

Finding just the right balance of sweet and savory can be tricky, but we've totally mastered it here. Each bite achieves a perfect combo of French …

Breakfast

New York City has a charming 4,000-person island that most people have never heard of — here's what it's like

New Yorkers rarely explore the tourist destinations in their own city.<p>I've never been to the Statue of Liberty, for example, and have visited the Empire State Building only once, when I was barely old enough to walk.<p>But there's a destination in the city that New Yorkers and tourists alike have …

New England

Rachael Ray's 9-Ingredient Carbonara Recipe Is an Internet Favorite

The Food Network's Rachael Ray knows comfort food, and her carbonara recipe is exhibit A. The chef recently shared the crowd-favorite recipe on her …

Almond Snowballs

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°. Bake almonds in a single layer in a shallow pan 6 minutes or until toasted and fragrant, stirring halfway …

Dessert

Our Favorite Family Dinner Recipes of 2017

Delicious reasons to gather around the table.<p>While the memories we make around the dinner table have more to do with spending time together than …

Cooking

Perfect Jasmine Rice

In a medium saucepan with a tight-fitting lid, combine rice, 1½ cups water, and ½ teaspoon salt and bring to a boil. Stir once, cover, and reduce …

Recipes

An Ingeniously Easy Way to Make Scrambled Eggs for a Crowd

If you've ever come to my house for dinner, then I've probably made you "brinner." Breakfast for dinner is one of my favorite things to make for a …

Parker House Rolls

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine water and yeast in a liquid measuring cup and whisk to combine. Let sit until foamy, about 5 minutes.<p>Step 2<p>Combine the …

7 Delicious Brussels Sprout Recipes

Brussels sprouts are more than just yummy—they're also packed with vitamins, cancer-preventing phytonutrients, and heart-healthy fiber. Check out …

Learn How to Freeze Heavy Cream

If a recipe leaves you with a partial container of heavy cream, freeze the extra until you need it. The process differs for freezing small or large …

Cheddar Cheese Sauce

• Calories 37<br>• Fat 1.9g<br>• Satfat 1.2g<br>• Monofat 0.5g<br>• Polyfat 0.1g<br>• Protein 2.3g<br>• Carbohydrate 2.6g<br>• Fiber 0.1g<br>• Cholesterol 6mg<br>• Iron 0.1mg<br>• Sodium 115mg<br>• Calcium 71mg<p>How to …

How To Reheat Thanksgiving Turkey So It's Tender & Juicy

You've probably just spent the last day or two cooking and are looking forward to the pure post-Thanksgiving joy that is days of turkey sandwiches, …

Best no-stress pie crust: The roll and fold method

The pastry investigator hews to scientific method. She formulates her hypothesis: Pastry perfection rests on the ratio of flour to fat to water.<p>She gets to work — years of false starts and soggy pies. Just as she is underlining her final formula — 2 cups flour, 2 sticks butter, 1/2 cup water — she …

Baking