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Pick Your Favorite Apple Pie

Now that we’re firmly into the month of September, it’s apple pie season. Which of these two apple pies will you be making this fall? Vote by pinning your favorite! Gingery Apple Crumb Pie       Rustic Apple Tart     

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Healthy Lunch Ideas for Work

Tired of the same old PB&J or turkey on wheat for lunch? We feel your pain, which is why we have 18 easy, healthy lunch ideas that you can take to work. A few favorites we’ll be making this week: Curried Turkey Pita Recipe Cool Asian Noodles with Tofu and Cashews Recipe Pasta Salad with Salami and Mozzarella Recipe Plus, […]

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Happy Birthday Julia Child + Easy Roast Chicken Recipes

If you haven’t seen it yet, this is the video that everyone you know will be talking about this week. In honor of what would have been Julia Child’s 100th birthday, PBS has put up a remix of clips from her cooking show on their YouTube channel. Even better? They’ve autotuned it. Not only is it catchy (we can’t get […]

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It’s National Grilled Cheese Month!

Happy April! What’s the best thing about this month? The spring temperatures? The early flowers in bloom? Nope, it’s grilled cheese. In honor of National Grilled Cheese Month, here are our favorite upgrades from RealSimple.com and the new ones we can’t wait to try from around the web. Our Favorites Classic Grilled Cheese (shown above) California Grilled Cheese (cheddar + red […]

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6 Ridiculously Easy Homemade Salad Dressings

A dressing can make or break a salad. Too much and it becomes a soggy mess, too little and it’s tasteless, too acidic and you pucker with every bite. Here are six simple dressings which will hopefully help you put down the bottle, and get on your way to more exciting salads. Let me know if you make any of […]

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Celebrate National Soup Month

Did you know that January is National Soup Month? Well, apparently it is. So to celebrate here are some of our favorite quick and easy soups and stews including Scallion and Potato Soup,  Split-Pea Soup, and Mushroom Barley (shown). What is your favorite kind of soup to eat on a cold winter evening?

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Get Inspired for Dinnertime!

Get tips for finding new cooking inspiration from our managing editor Kristin van Ogtrop and our food director Allie Lewis Clapp. Then once you’ve found new recipes to try, use these tips to keep them organized and easy to find. Stay tuned, next week is our last week of the Take Back Dinnertime Challenge!

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Slow Roasted Pork Weekend

A couple of weekends ago we slow roasted a pork shoulder, a riff on this recipe (minus the fire pit). We put it in a 250°F oven at around 1am, went to bed, and around 8am we awoke to a tender, delicious and truly addictive hunk of meat. We ran over to the farmers’ market to pick up some jersey […]

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Old Cookbooks, New Inspiration

Like most people I know who like to cook, I love cookbooks.  And like most people who love cookbooks, I cherish old, out-of-print volumes that capture one place or period in time.  I spent a recent Saturday browsing through a used book store and came across two fantastic finds: A decades-old edition of the classic The Virginia Housewife, first published […]

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