How to Make Vegetable Stock Without a Recipe

We love recipes—but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don’t always need a recipe, you’ll make your favorite dishes a lot more often. Here, we show you how to make soups and stews more flavorful with whatever vegetable scraps you have on hand—or the cheapest produce at the market. If […]

21 Easy Vegetable Side Dishes to Make All Year Long

Everyone like to make a big fuss about meat: a crispy-skinned roast chicken at the center of the table, that perfect filet cooked until just medium-rare, and—during Thanksgiving especially—a grand, glistening turkey. But a single main dish, no matter how showstopping, does not a dinner make. A few side dishes have got to show up […]

How to Steam Vegetables Without a Steamer

Steaming vegetables can be a real life-saver when it comes to dinner, which is why we’re bringing back this steamer basket hack from Sarah Jampel, originally published in 2013. Here’s how to steam vegetables without a steamer. Kitchen gadgets can be miracle workers—just try making cherry pie without a cherry pitter—but they also have a […]

Garlic Roasted Potato and Spinach Salad with Eggs

Spring is a wonderful time to simplify- to throw open the windows, linger a bit longer outside (enjoying the sun), and go back to the basics of cooking. I think it’s easy to get overwhelmed when it comes to recipes. I see some recipes on Pinterest and I can’t help but think how long the […]