Picture this: after a long day at the office (or at the kids’ soccer field or wherever) you turn the key to open your front door and you are greeted by the heady aroma of a steamy meaty stew. You have been richly rewarded for spending mere minutes in the morning assembling dinner in your slow cooker.
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Slow cookers have legions of fans. I am not among them.
Many people love the idea of a slow cooker because it seems so simple — open the pot, insert ingredients, cover the pot, turn on the heat, then leave it alone. Eight hours later, after a hard day at the office or chasing the kids, you uncover the pot and spoon out a perfectly cooked, and perfectly delicious, dinner. It’s a miracle.
Not so long ago there really was only one way to eat Brussels sprouts.
Philly Cheese Steak With Tagliatelle
Mason jars are clearly having a moment.
Foolproof Salmon Baked With Olive Oil and Herbs
A stuffed chicken breast or other meat is an elegant way to change up the dinner menu. And it need not take a great deal of time. Simply prepare a filling, pound the chicken to create more surface area, spread on the filling, roll and secure.
To be honest, I had no idea about Rice Krispies Treats. That is, I certainly knew of them, but I’d never made them. And I never knew just how delicious they could be.
When I was a kid, creamy tomato and rice soup was one of my go-to comfort foods.
Count me among those who find the “Elf on the Shelf” just a bit creepy. That said, wouldn’t it make more sense to have a slightly spooky creature keeping an eye on your kids around Halloween instead of Christmas?
Scientists believe that the mimic frog, which is dividing into two increasingly distinct populations in Peru, may be on its way to speciation — a division into multiple species.
As mornings get crisper and cozy beds tempt the snooze button, some of us will take any motivation we can get to roll out of bed.
Much as we love a classic chicken noodle soup, we decided to mess with ours a bit.
Pasta tends to be a dinnertime trap.