We all know that Monday is Labor Day, but today is Toasted Marshmallow Day—one of your more under-the-radar holidays, it’s true, but definitely one we’re happy to celebrate. If you’re also feeling festive, you can go with a basic s’more or one with a twist or even think outside the s’more with these eight creative and mouth-watering marshmallow recipes. No plans to build […]
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Ever noticed how eating a kale salad can feel like trying to bite through a piece of cardboard? It’s one tough leafy green—but it doesn’t have to be. The next time you’re preparing a kale salad, wash your hands and then massage the greens. The pressure will tenderize them–making them softer, and easier to eat. It’s true! Another way to […]
I can never estimate correctly how much produce to buy during my weekly grocery runs. More times than not, at least one fruit or vegetable in my fridge goes bad before it reaches my plate.
Spaghetti is one of my favorite weeknight meals. It’s filling, inexpensive, and delicious. The only problem? It’s tough to measure out and I frequently end up tossing the leftovers. Thanks to these handy tips, it’s easy to revive the leftovers (whether plain or mixed with sauce) up to three days after cooking.
Want to make pancakes tomorrow morning? No buttermilk in sight? Here are two easy substitutions: lemon and milk: Place 1 tablespoon freshly squeezed lemon juice in a liquid measuring cup. Add whole milk (low-fat versions are too thin) to reach the amount of buttermilk called for; stir and set aside for 5 minutes. yogurt and milk: Whisk together 3 parts plain yogurt […]
You’ve probably heard the phrase “You’ll catch more flies with honey than with vinegar,” but if you’re trying to win an argument with a friend, coffee may be your best bet. According to research published in the European Journal of Social Psychology, moderate doses of caffeine (the amount in two cups of coffee) can make people more likely to change […]
Get a head start on weeknight dinners by roasting two chickens at once. Here’s how to adjust the cook time.