Since 1930, home cooks have turned to Better Homes and Gardens® New Cook Book for guidance in the kitchen. This year, a new edition is hitting bookstores with more than 1,200 recipes, 1,000 color photos, and more tips and how-to information than ever. Along with the best recipes for favorite foods, this indispensable volume offers information on new cooking trends and fresh ideas, a new fruit and vegetable guide with ID photos, expanded coverage of canning, and much more. Whether you're setting up your first kitchen or hosting a holiday with friends and family, you'll find everything you need in this must-have companion. The new edition comes with a complete holiday chapter, with everything you need for Thanksgiving and...
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Let's face it, when you've had the oven going nonstop, you're ready to give it (and your tired feet) a rest. That's where this simple, no-bake trifle comes in. Made in advance with layers of whipped, airy DOVE® PROMISES® Silky Smooth Milk Chocolate "cheesecake," raspberries, chopped chocolate sandwich cookies and whipped cream, these lovelies receive a final chocolate garnish with crave-worthy results. Just chill them in the refrigerator and pull them out when you're ready to wow guests. Best of all, you can make them up to a day in advance. DOVE® PROMISES® Silky Smooth Milk Chocolate Cheesecake and Raspberry Trifles Makes: 6 servings Active time: 15 minutes Total time: 1 hour, 15 minutes Special equipment: Hand-held mixer, 6...
Hack Your Holiday Party: Your Guide for Throwing a Quick and Classy Cocktail Party without Breaking the Bank
The holiday season is arguably the busiest time of the year. While it's great to gather with friends, between all the planning, shopping and cooking, pulling off a holiday party can seem daunting. Not to worry! We have your back. To help you throw a successful soirée without breaking the bank or spending all your time in the kitchen, we've put together a cheat sheet with some of the easiest and most popular appetizers, light bites and cocktail party foods. The best news? All of these items will keep your wallet full this holiday season, as they're available at everyday low prices at your local Walmart, which is stocked with a broad assortment of key staples and new ingredients...
With the holidays upon us, it's time to step up your pumpkin pie-making game. Don't consider yourself a baker extraordinaire? Don't panic—now that you've made the perfect pie crust, let eggs do the heavy lifting for you from filling to topping!
Holiday baking season has arrived. Given busy schedules, you may be thinking there's no time for an exacting thing like baking. Think again! All you need are some handy tricks to help you get your bake on. At the very least, if these egg-centric, easy-to-use baking hacks don't change your life, they'll up your cookie exchange game—guaranteed. Out, Damn Shells! • Cracking eggshells can be a frustrating experience. If you're prone to finding stray bits in the bowl, never fear—the shells will be attracted to your wet finger. Just give it a rinse under the water, pop it in the bowl and voila. Room Temp • When baking, bring your eggs to room temperature since it helps them blend...
Say you're enjoying a Sunday Funday or having a casual get-together and you've invited your favorite people 'round for some good times. The tunes are picked, your guests are bringing the wine and beer, and you've even tidied up your place a bit. All that's left to complete the scene is the food. You want something that's grab-able and bursting with flavor, but something that's a little more festive than your run-of-the-mill fare.
Chocolate and peanut butter go together, well, like baseball and mitts. In this best-of-both-worlds scenario, a simple, coffee and cinnamon-spiked chocolate sponge cake is sweetened with Agave In The Raw and brown sugar, and enveloped in tangy peanut butter-cream cheese frosting.
Potpie. Soup. Tetrazzini. These are all good, if awfully familiar, ways to use up Thanksgiving turkey. The problem is, when you've got a lot to spare, tried and true preparations get old fast. Enter these breakfast burritos, which combine shredded, leftover turkey with fluffy, green chile-flecked scrambled eggs, mashed black beans and sharp cheddar cheese inside flour tortillas. Then, they're blanketed in an easy enchilada sauce, which is made on the stove-top and spiked with cumin, chile powder and Mexican oregano—plus a couple of surprise ingredients, including a hit of cider vinegar, a pinch of cinnamon and a touch of unsweetened cocoa powder. The result is a tangy, gently spiced sauce with plenty of depth. Finally, the egg and...
Candles: check. Gorgeous bouquet of flowers: check. But what's on the menu? When cooking for your special someone, put together a tasteful and enticing dinner menu with minimal effort but maximum indulgence.
For casual gatherings around the holidays, simple yet comforting is the way to go. This six-ingredient butternut squash and pesto lasagna could not be simpler, and is a great way to feed a crowd a warm, stick-to-your-ribs feast for two bucks a head using just six ingredients from your local ALDI grocery store.
There's no denying that great food lies at the heart of good living. But when you've got a schedule that's jam-packed, eating well can feel like a chore. Before you know it, you find yourself developing an all too friendly relationship with the delivery person from your local greasy spoon. Instead of picking up the phone, consider Three Bridges. It's a refrigerated line of chef-crafted meals, pastas and sauces that aim to bring busy home cooks back into the kitchen with simple preparation, great taste, and positive nutrition.
The true secret weapon to a delicious (and forgiving) pie crust? Adding a beaten egg to the dough, which results in a crust that's both silky and easy to handle. Let Christopher Hirsheimer and Melissa Hamilton of Canal House show you how in the video below, and get the recipe!
As the weather takes a turn for the worse, a sweet indulgence—especially one with a balmy island vibe—soothes the soul. These cookies made with Sugar In The Raw Organic White® fit the bill.
Having the girls over for a weekend dinner, or a long catch-up session, or a Bachelor marathon? (Hey, no judgement.) Have a dinner on-hand that's as simple as it is indulgent.
This year, throw a Halloween cocktail party. We've got some spooky recipe ideas for you, but all you really need to get the party started is something to drink, like a bottle of crisp, refreshing Casal Garcia Vinho Verde.
These gingersnap sandwich cookies, which are made with Sugar In The Raw, cradle lemon-laced buttercream filling and manage to improve the old classic.
Indulge guilt-free with these sweet, chewy macaroons made with a mix of no-calorie Stevia In The Raw and Sugar In The Raw Organic White®.
These lovely cookies are sweetened with eco-conscious Monk Fruit In the Raw—made from vine-ripened monk fruit.
Finely chopped mushrooms lend earthiness to these pan-fried Chinese dumplings, which sport a spicy mushroom-spring onion interior. After they get a quick fry in a pan coated with hot oil, a bit of water is added. They're then covered and steamed until tender-crisp. The result is comfort food to the nth degree, especially when there's a simple black vinegar, chile and soy sauce-based dipping sauce alongside.
The loaded baked potato is an American classic with an allure that's hard to deny. Just think about it: a fluffy potato mixed with Cheddar cheese, sour cream, bacon bits and chives. Saying those words out loud is enough to set visions of melty, steamy spuds dancing in your head. But now, what if we told you that Mrs. T's Pierogies has found a way to pack all of that explosive flavor into a pasta shell? Yep, that's right. Introducing the new Loaded Baked Potato Pierogies from Mrs. T's Pierogies.