There are few foods as comforting as a juicy, tender meatball. There are also few dishes as diversely represented around the world, which is why we've spent the last week paying tribute to meatball styles, stories, and recipes. From soups and sandwiches to sauce-doused entrées, here's how to make some of our favorite meatballs at home.
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If you're watching football, it's essential to have the perfect dip on hand. When tensions are running high, you need to be able to reach your chip into a delicious dip without peeling your eyes away from the screen.
Rye cocktails often pair the whiskey with another bottle as a helper: sweet vermouth in the Manhattan, a little pastis or absinthe in the Sazerac. But if you don't really want to add another type of booze to your liquor cabinet, you can still enjoy a rye drink at home. Here are nine recipes to get you started.
The New Year naturally ushers in new resolutions for a 'new you.' Out go the Christmas cookies and heavy holiday dinners, and in come fresh smoothies and hearty soups. Now we're by no means suggesting you eschew anything delicious, but for those of you looking for something just a bit lighter to start the year, we have a list of 12 tasty main dish salads to keep you satisfied in the coming months.
Creamy, gooey rich lasagnas. Hearty bowls of chili. Saucy enchiladas. Big, satisfying salads. Whether you're a committed vegetarian or just looking to cut back on your meat intake, we've got 31 delicious meat-free meals to highlight the best of winter's ingredients.
We adore a freshly squeezed glass of OJ—especially in winter, when citrus is at its peak—but sometimes you want something a little more unusual. Ever tried to juice a kumquat? Or a sweet potato? Curious about how to make good-tasting green juice? Here are 15 of our favorite recipes.
After the crown roast of pork, the Christmas goose, and the ham, after the plates upon plates of cookies and pies and cheesecakes, it can feel good to whip out the blender come January 1st, and make breakfast something bright, fresh, and light.
Any party drink can be festive, but there's something special about hoisting a little bubbly as New Year's Eve rolls around. And while we love drinking Champagne by the flute, these sparkling cocktails work well with more affordable Cava and Prosecco.
Christmas dinner is all about hearty, family-friendly fare. And nothing fits that bill better than dessert. From creamy and light pies to the fudgiest of cakes, we've got 28 pies and cakes to complete your holiday feast.
Making a great, crowd-pleasing salad shouldn't be hard. From a winter citrus salad with jewel-toned oranges and clementines to a medley of winter greens, we've got 27 salad recipes that'll keep you coming back for more. And more. And...yeah...some more.
I believe in soup. Especially for Christmas dinner, when a warm and refreshing bowl of soup primes the palate for a parade of sweet ham, rich stuffing, nutty Brussels sprouts, and delectable pie. Ready to slurp? These 21 soups are the perfect complement for your holiday meal.
Amidst the rich proteins and hearty sides, no holiday table would be complete without a homemade bread to soak up your gravies and sauces, slather with butter, and sandwich your leftovers. From flaky buttermilk biscuits to a rustic white loaf, we've got 10 perfect recipes to serve to your family this holiday season.
Whatever cocktail you drink will help warm you up from the inside, but this time of year, we like the speed the process with a festive mug of something hot and boozy. Here are our favorite recipes for hot toddies, spiked cider, and cocoa with all the trimmings.
Poultry is a true kitchen chameleon. Turkey and chicken soak up spices and seasonings, pair well with almost everything, and the meat can be prepared in any number of different ways. From sous-vide and deep-fried to grilled and classically roasted, we've collected 23 chicken and turkey recipes for your holiday table.
Hanukkah is a time for friends, family, and food. And more specifically, lots of delicious fried food. From homemade sufganiyah to, well, more fried desserts, to a whole slew of rugelachs and challahs, we've got 16 classic desserts to complete your holiday feast. All eight of them.
Hanukkah is hands-down the best holiday ever. Think about it. It combines the best elements of the other greatest holidays—family and overeating—but without the downsides of, say, a panic-inducing turkey that cooks, like forever (looking at you, Thanksgiving), or wallet-draining gift-giving obligations (ahem, Christmas) and multiplied by eight! We've got 40+ recipes to fill your holiday table.
Whether it's you, your alternative uncle, picky younger cousin, or health-conscious mother, there's always a vegetarian at the holiday table. And there's no reason for them to go hungry. Serve up one of these 15 vegetarian mains that will please everyone at your table, veggie-fiends and meataholics alike.
We've all been there. You're already overwhelmed and making an emergency trip to the grocery store, so you think of picking up a bag of chips for your guests. Instead, try serving some of these easy hors d'oeuvres. From saffron arancini to salmon and caviar blini, here are 33 of our favorite celebration-worthy appetizers and snacks.
If Thanksgiving left you with turkey fatigue, it's time to turn to lesser known meats for your holiday main. Whether you choose lean bison, gamey venison, light cornish hens, or juicy lamb, you'll love the surprising flavors of an untraditional roast. Unsure of where to start? Here are 12 festive recipes for game and lamb that pair well with any combination of holiday dishes.
Whether it be luxuriously rich mashed potatoes, slick gravy, or crunchy vegetables, we firmly believe the best meals involve plates piled high with as many sides as can fit. Here are 20 sides that honor vegetables in all their salty, sweet, crunchy, tender, roasted, and fried glory.