Hosting get-togethers at home can often be stressful with all of the elements to consider - the invitation, the décor, and most importantly, the food and beverages. Planning the perfect party can overwhelm even the most seasoned hostess, but there are easy solutions for making your event memorable without becoming inundated.
Being heart-smart in the kitchen is one of the most important things you can do for your health. Heart disease is the leading cause of death around the world, and people with diabetes are especially at risk - more than 65 percent of those with diabetes die from heart disease and stroke.
There are so many ways to prepare potatoes that it's no surprise spuds remain a family favorite. People most often think of potatoes as the ultimate side dish; however, it's time to move potatoes to the center of the plate! Prepared mashed potatoes, such as Idahoan mashed potatoes, can help add a little extra flavor, crunch or creaminess to a variety of recipes.
The Mother's Day brunch is arranged, the cards and flowers are picked out - now it's time to make a show-stopping dessert that will truly make her day. And it's easier than you might think.
This Cinco de Mayo, make sure you're prepared to celebrate the Mexican victory over the French at the Battle of Puebla on May 5, 1862. Gather your family on this festive day to enjoy music, dancing and of course, great Mexican food.
There's nothing like the "grate" taste of a big, juicy burger hot off the grill to signify the start of the summer cookout season. It's no wonder that Americans' love affair with burgers has been going strong for more than 100 years.
Stretching food dollars to put healthy, delicious food on the table can be tricky. Registered dieti­cian, nutrition­ist and author Elizabeth Somer has created these tips and budget-friendly recipes to help you add a healthy spin and big flavor to your meals without taking a big toll on your budget. * Compare unit price. Often buying in bulk or larger sizes is more economical, but not always. * Plan your meals in advance and keep a copy on ...
Although an exotic international vacation may not be in your family's plans, you don't need a passport to experience some of the best flavors from around the world! A few key ingredients and a bit of experimen­tation in the kitchen can add intercontinental flair to your next meal.
Hosting an Easter brunch is a great way to bring friends and family together. And it doesn't have to be hard or expensive. Here are some simple things you can do to ensure a memorable celebration without the hassle.
This summer, flavor, savor and save by creating delicious at-home meals for friends and family that stretch your budget and save you time. Whether recreating a restaurant favorite or finding a new family favor­ite, cooking appetizing and savory meals can be simple and affordable when you have simple and smart meal solutions at your fingertips.
St. Patrick's Day celebrations are filled with dancing, green decorations, and Irish food and beer. This year, try something new and save a pint for the kitchen.
You've probably heard the saying, "You are what you eat." If this is true, you should eat healthy, right? In reality, most people struggle with their taste buds and their conscience on doing what's right.
Families across the country are dusting off their stoves and rediscovering the art of home cooking. In fact, the Food Channel recently released its Food Trends list and home cook­ing ranked No. 11, which is not surprising in today's tough economic climate.
For years, Chef Wolfgang Puck has been an inspiration to home cooks across the country, teaching them how to create contemporary American dishes by mixing formal French techniques with Asian and California influences. At the center of Puck's inspi­ration is his WELL (Wolfgang's Eat, Love, Live) philosophy, which means using food made with humanely treated, natural, organic and seasonal ingredients when available.
While most people associate Mardi Gras with New Orleans, you can throw your own Fat Tuesday fest wherever you live. Let the good times roll with authentic New Orleans-style food to make your party as genuine as the Big Easy celebration. Mardi Gras is actually part of a larger celebration, Carnival, that begins 12 days after Christmas (January 6) and ends Fat Tuesday, 46 days before Easter, so the celebration can extend beyond just one day.
a standout dessert for the next family gathering, birthday party or holiday celebration, look no further. Easy to make and fun to eat, Treat Pops offer a new twist on sweet treats and add a pop of color to any occasion.
Tomato Linguini Sauté
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