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Easy Sunday Meal Prep to Get You Through the Week

Easy Sunday Meal Prep to Get You Through the Week

It's hard to come up with something fresh and from-scratch every weeknight after work when you're tired and short on time. And you don't want to spend your whole Sunday planning for the week, either. These three menus solve these problems. They start with one recipe that you can use several ways in a variety of dinners and lunches. READ MORE

Hacks to Impress Your In-Laws and Friends During the Holidays

Hacks to Impress Your In-Laws and Friends During the Holidays

Comforting, traditional holiday food is nice and all, but when you have guests during the holidays, you want to impress them with some dramatic dish. Sometimes it takes a lot of work, time, and patience to create that final crowd-pleaser. Other times — our favorite times — it's deceptively easy. READ MORE

48 Kitchen and Food Hacks That Will Change Your Life

48 Kitchen and Food Hacks That Will Change Your Life

You thought you had it all figured out. You've cooked a few roasts and baked a few loaves in your time, so you know your way around a Dutch oven and a Silpat (if you have to ask, then you definitely need this list). Your bookshelf has a dedicated cookbook section, plus several of your favorite recipe websites are bookmarked and apps downloaded. Well, we've got the Holy Grail. *Cue angelic singing, parting clouds, and beams of light.* OK, maybe these kitchen hacks won't change your life in an "I won the lottery" or "I just found out I'm pregnant" kind of way. And maybe you've seen a few of these before. But we've mixed it up a bit and covered a lot of territory here — from pimping out your refrigerator to the easiest four-ingredient ice cream you'll ever make (no cooking or fancy gizmos required). READ MORE

9 Baking Mix Hacks to Transform Basic Dishes into Fancy-Ass Appetizers

9 Baking Mix Hacks to Transform Basic Dishes into Fancy-Ass Appetizers

You need some shortcuts, but you sure as hell don't want anyone to know you took them. Use a baking mix box, and hide the box. And don't be lame and make the recipe from the back of the box. Pancakes, biscuits, muffins, and loaves of bread do not a sophisticated appetizer make. Our ideas incorporate box mixes and other tricks that we never dreamed could create something nice enough for a cocktail party nibble. But it can happen. Here's how. READ MORE

How to Make Ice Cream *Without* an Ice Cream Machine

How to Make Ice Cream *Without* an Ice Cream Machine

Want homemade ice cream but don't have an ice cream machine and no plans to purchase one anytime soon? Your stifled screams for ice cream were heard. READ MORE

11 Baking Pan Dinner Hacks for Dish Washing Haters

11 Baking Pan Dinner Hacks for Dish Washing Haters

Some people read recipes and think, “that sounds delicious! I’ll make it tonight after work and the gym and before Netflix in bed!” I read a recipe and stop after the third item I will inevitably have to wash. I loathe washing dishes. READ MORE

13 Ingredient Swaps for Healthier Cooking

13 Ingredient Swaps for Healthier Cooking

Eating healthy seems like a chore, but it doesn’t have to be. It doesn’t have to mean swapping burgers for kale salads. Don’t believe us - just take a look at these 13 tips for living a healthier lifestyle. Incorporate a few into your weekly routine and before you know it, you’ll notice the eating healthy is about making smarter choices. READ MORE

10 Toaster Oven Hacks You Need to Try Right Now

10 Toaster Oven Hacks You Need to Try Right Now

So you thought the toaster oven was just for making toast? Think again. Aside from the usual bread with melted cheese, your toaster is capable of a lot more than you ever gave it credit for. READ MORE

8 Easy Dessert Recipes That Taste Complicated

8 Easy Dessert Recipes That Taste Complicated

Sometimes the most successful dessert isn’t the one you devoted all day to, but the one you made in 30 minutes using 3 ingredients. Complexity isn’t always the result of time and elbow grease—it can also be a matter of leaving well enough alone. Here are 8 examples. READ MORE

67 Hacks for Trader Joe’s Butternut Squash Soup

67 Hacks for Trader Joe’s Butternut Squash Soup

At this age, and 3,000 miles from the house I grew up in, I can’t use the “But Moooommmmm, there’s nothing to eat” while listlessly staring into pantry cupboards, holding the knobs while my arms swing about dejectedly. At least, not out loud. Well, not the Mom part, anyway. READ MORE