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 […]

15 No-Cook Summer Dishes Because You Just Wanna Be Outside

We’re in the dog days of summer, when all you want to do is sit by the A/C with a pint of ice cream. But don’t sweat! We’ve got the best no-cook recipes to beat the heat in our series, Turn Off the Stove (A/C optional, ice cream included). I love my kitchen, I really […]

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 […]

Why You Should Use This Fizzy Drink As a Steak Marinade

Are you sick of kombucha yet? I’m not, but that’s probably only because I didn’t really get into the stuff until about a year ago. In all honesty, I think kombucha is fine. Some brands are even pretty good, but when it comes to a midday drink, I’m typically A-OK with water or coffee. While […]

You Probably Already Own the Best Substitute for Parmesan Cheese

Cooking on the cheap shouldn’t mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Catherine Lamb shows us how to make the most of a tight budget—without sacrificing flavor or variety.  Today: No, breadcrumbs are not the same as Parmesan, but they’ll still sate your salty, crunchy, oily cravings. Shop the Story […]

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, […]

Turn Your Cherry Tomatoes Into This Easy, Creamy Pasta Sauce

We’ve partnered with Hood Cream, makers of great-tasting, high-quality cream, to share a weeknight dinner recipe we’ll be making all summer long: a cherry tomato pasta that gets its creaminess from half-and-half! When I was a toddler, I’d go to lunch with my great-grandma Ethel a lot. We would hit up old-school New Jersey diners, […]

50 Impossibly Easy, Slightly Lazy, 100% Reliable Summer Dinner Recipes

Dragging open a can of anchovies. Cubing cold, snappy vegetables to toss in a mustard jar vinaigrette. Spooning anything at all onto toast, with pepper and cheese and salt. There’s something wonderfully languid about making summer dinners, the kind that come half-prepped right from the produce bag (or, okay, pasta box). The best are not […]

This 30-Minute Pork Chop Dinner Is *Peak* Spring on a Plate

If you’re not a dessert person, then chances are you’re missing out on rhubarb. Besides the occasional cocktail, rhubarb seems to have found its footing mainly in sweets. But not so fast! With a little reimagination, rhubarb is perfect for dinner on a weeknight. Since rhubarb is very sour, it requires sugar to make it […]