Jennifer Dejecacion

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10 Frozen Vegetables to Keep on Hand—and Tasty Ways to Use Them

You know you’re supposed to be eating more vegetables. But for most of us, it’s hard to keep a lot of the fresh stuff on hand without it wilting, …

Country Lifestyle

This Type of Non-Dairy Milk is the Healthiest, Study Says

That almond milk latte may be delicious, but a study just published in the <i>Journal of Food Science and Technology</i> suggests that the trendy beverage …

Nutrition

These 46 Little-Known Products On Amazon Are Actually Incredible

I'm somebody who roots for the underdog. Maybe it's because I watched <i>Air Bud</i> as a kid. Maybe it's because I'm so short, I always need help reaching …

The Food Lab: How to Roast the Best Potatoes of Your Life

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>The Brits get a bad rap for their cuisine, and in some cases rightfully so—the beef cooked until gray and the gravy-made-from-granules that I ate every Sunday while staying in England were not the height of culinary greatness— but dang if there aren't a lot of …

Thinking of Thanksgiving sides? Try this roasted garlic smashed potatoes recipe

It’s not<p>Thanksgivingwithout the mashed potatoes. And while we all have our personal preferences about what we consider the perfect mash — smooth or lumpy, creamy or fluffy — there are some simple tricks we can use to elevate this comfort food classic.<p>Show your spuds a little love — starting with …

You’ll never guess the secret ingredient in this dreamy, superfood-packed dessert

<i>Each week we spotlight a healthy-delish recipe that’s truly genius (and easy to make) from someone who’s wowed us in the food world. We’re talking</i> …

Healthy Eating

How to Make Creamy Dairy-Free Vegan Coconut Ice Cream #SundaySupper

Happy Pina Colada Day! Yes, today is National Pina Colada Day. That is a good thing! Having just returned home from a week in Puerto Vallarta where I …

Dessert

Smoke Roasted Chicken Thighs with Maple Barbecue Sauce

We're big fans of chicken thighs because they're very tasty and easy to prepare, and they have just enough fat to stay moist on the grill. This is a …

Spaghetti With Cacio e Pepe Is the Ultimate Roman-Style Midnight Snack

When I get home after a late night out, with a craving for something starch- and fat-heavy to help put me to sleep and stave off the inevitable morning-after hangover, my go-to used to be to raid the fridge and shove whatever I could find into corn tortillas for some impromptu tacos. Since I …

Aglio e Olio: The One Pasta Sauce You Absolutely Must Know

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>If there were a pasta bible, the first line would read, "In the beginning, God created <i>aglio e olio</i>." Historically, that line wouldn't really be accurate, since the evidence doesn't support the idea that garlic (<i>aglio</i>) and oil (<i>olio</i>) were the original …

Italian Food

Stir-Fried Ginger Shrimp

These are wonderfully messy shrimp that were meant to be eaten with fingers, chopsticks or forks. Since this stir fry is so good cold on a salad of …

Cooking

Pasta with Garlic and Oil

<i>Aglio e Olio</i><p>It pays to use high-quality extra-virgin olive oil in this dish.<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>1 pound spaghetti<br>• Salt<br>• 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 12 …

Italian Food

All You Need to Know to Make Irresistible Pasta Salads

Making a rave-worthy pasta salad requires a bit more than just tossing pasta and add-ins into a bowl and hoping for the best. We've figured out just …

Flavors

Brazil's Favorite Sweet is Only 3 Ingredients

In Rio de Janeiro, where I grew up, Brigadeiro is not only the most traditional sweet, it's also the favorite one.<p>Brazilians grow up eating Brigadeiro, which are at every birthday party and pretty much any kind of celebration. <b>I tried my first when I was around 2 or 3 years old</b>. My mom told me that …

18 LOL-Worthy Ugly Christmas Sweaters to Buy ASAP

The annual hunt for the ultimate ugly holiday sweater is underway. That means visions of tacky 3D embellishments, way-too-big buttons and LOL-worthy patterns are dancing in our heads — and at the top of the list of our winter style must-haves. Luckily, you won’t have to comb the internet for too …

Decorations

The Food Lab's Step-by-Step Guide to Smoking a Turkey

GalleryThe Food Lab's Step-by-Step Guide to Smoking a Turkey<p>Thanksgiving is far and away my favorite holiday, but this year marks a new twist in the family fun: It's the first Thanksgiving that my wife, Adri, and I are hosting, and the first Thanksgiving that my family is celebrating away from the …

BBQ

8 Easy Appetizers for Thanksgiving

Let's face it -- the turkey is almost never ready on time. But that's okay because the holiday hors d'oeuvres are half the fun. These crowd-pleasing appetizers are all incredibly easy to make (but no one needs to know that).<p><b>1. Baked Brie en Croûte with Honey, Dried Cherries, Rosemary & Pecans</b><p>Thanks …

Cooking

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

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 is.<p>We asked a handful of …

Food

Believe It or Not, We Found a Replacement for Grilled Cheese

Dominique Ansel, the inventor of the Cronut, gave us the recipe to his favorite sandwich. We'll never look at grilled cheese the same way again.<p>Here's an important question that's always stumped me: <i>What is better than a grilled cheese sandwich?</i> Good news, it took me 30 years—a testament to Kraft …

Breakfast

Perfectly Grilled Chicken Breasts with Lemon Zest, Garlic & Herb Marinade

5 stars based on 70 votes<p>This is my basic, go-to grilled chicken — perfect for a quick weeknight dinner or cookout — and so versatile. You can serve …

9 Easy Recipes for Grilling Beginners

From sweet-smoky chicken kebabs to tender, quick-cooking skirt steak, here are nine foolproof recipes for grilling beginners.<p>From sweet-smoky chicken …

BBQ
Ice Cream

5 Flavor-Packed Summer Salads

The sound of kids playing in the backyard. The wonderful smell of outdoor barbecued food wafting through the air. Baseball on TV. Wind chimes happily singing the arrival of warm and gentle breezes. Here are five bright, vibrant and flavorful salads to celebrate the arrival of summer.<p><b>1. SUMMER</b> …

Food

29 Recipes Every Millennial Should Know

You’re in the real world now. That means it’s time to cook like the young professional you are. If you’re clueless and without any cookbooks, have no fear. Cooking is easier than you think, and you can whip up some gourmet meals in no time. Spoon University is here to help with easy recipes that’ll …

Bread

Black Bean Brownies

Okay, we are a week into the New Year so I have to ask... craving sweets yet? If you decided to detox your cupboards of junk food, but are now considering mixing cocoa powder into your peanut butter jar just to get a sugar fix, I have a solution for you! Healthy brownies! I personally never ban any …

Dessert

Crispy Honey-Glazed Ham - How to Make a Honey Baked Holiday Ham

15 Ways to Make Your Breath Smell Good 24/7

Because no one likes dragon breath 😷.<p>Having amazing-smelling, kissable breath is easier than you think. Debra Glassman, D.D.S. and Jennifer Jablow, D.D.S., both cosmetic dentists based in NYC, tell you how exactly how to get it.<p><b>1.</b> <b>Eat a low-carb diet balanced with fats and proteins.</b> Fatty foods …

How To Grate Fresh Ginger Quickly And Painlessly

Ginger is an all-mighty plant. Studies have shown the fragrant, spicy root can help reduce the pain of arthritis, treat motion sickness and relieve cold and flu symptoms. It's basically winter's antidote; it fights the season's impending sniffles like garlic fights vampires.<p>Ginger has been praised …