25 Skillet Chicken Recipes for When You Want Dinner (but Not Dishes)

“It’s Friday night!” Ina Garten chuckles to the camera on her award-winning Food Network show, Barefoot Contessa. “And most Friday nights involve Jeffrey coming home to a roast chicken dinner.” Reprinted with permission from Cooking for Jeffrey: A Barefoot Contessa Cookbook. Copyright © 2016 by Ina Garten. Published by Clarkson Potter, an imprint of Penguin […]

These Sweet & Spicy BBQ Ribs Will Rock Your Sauce-Loving World

True story: My family does not celebrate Christmas. (You might be wondering why we’re talking about Christmas in July, but stay with me here! I promise there are ribs to come.) My family never really got into the spirit of Christmas because it just wasn’t a thing for my parents when they were growing up […]

14 Fall Crockpot Recipes Because Life Is a Cabaret

Sometimes life can throw stresses our way when we least need them: walking out without an umbrella on a rainy day, for instance, or reaching into a bag of jelly beans only to find that you’ve eaten all but the licorice ones. From Our Shop I pull out my trusty Crockpot on days like those, […]

An 11-Minute Pasta for When Your Cupboard Is Bare & You Have No Time to Spare

Vicky Bennison is the mastermind behind Pasta Grannies, easily one of the greatest YouTube channels around. Every Thursday afternoon, she posts a new video featuring a different Italian nonna, who makes—yes, you guessed it—homemade pasta. (“And sometimes soups, breads, dolci, rice dishes, that kind of thing,” Vicky writes, “because that is what the Grannies wanted […]

My Boyfriend Wouldn’t Cook for Me—Until He Met This Chicken Tinga

My boyfriend Nate can’t cook. Not even buttered noodles, or a pot of rice. The other morning as we lay in bed, our stomachs growling, I asked if he thought he might be able to feel out a simple task, like frying an egg—something so intuitive, there’s a cliché about it happening by accident on […]

This Is Our Most-Popular Recipe of All Time…but Why?

Don’t tell any of my friends, but whenever I go over to someone’s house, the number-one thing I love to do is peek into the refrigerator. I’ve always felt that the food a person chooses to stock is a window into that person’s soul. (My fridge has bottles and bottles of chardonnay, 1,000 ketchup packets […]

A Spring Fettuccine Alfredo That Comes Together for Just $3 a Head

In the immortal words of Matthew McConoughey, alright, alright, alright…just look at this pasta. Lately I’ve been on a quest to add new recipes like these to my weeknight repertoire, ones that 1) look and taste great, 2) feel like spring, and 3) slide in under the wire at a truly reasonable budget. I started […]