Summer schedules get busy and the last thing you want to do is spend too much time cooking in the kitchen—especially at the end of a weekday. Here’s a week’s worth of some of our favorite summer recipes that come together in about 30 minutes. This week, make it easy, delicious, and fresh! 1. Bruschetta […]
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We get it—convenience matters! But, even if you’re short on time or energy or just don’t want to spend a lot of time in the kitchen, you still want your family to get healthy meals. Whether you prefer meal planning, meals in 30 minutes or less, or want homemade snacks to grab-and-go, you’re in the right place.
Easy Ways to Make Delicious Eggs
Did you know a satisfying home-cooked meal can be on your table in minutes thanks to one secret ingredient—eggs! Think about it; they’re incredibly versatile, budget-friendly, and easy to make. You can fry them up, hard boil them, or even scramble them for a fast yet filling meal. And if you really want to get […]
3 Delicious Ways to Repurpose Leftovers
Do you have leftovers sitting in your fridge? Here are easy ways to turn yesterday’s entrees into new and exciting meals.
Ribs in a Slow Cooker or a Pressure Cooker?
In most parts of the country, summer weather only lasts three or four months. Sure, there’s probably an unexpected 85-degree day in May or a balmy evening just as the leaves start turning in October, but most of our summer plans need to get squeezed in during summer-vacation season. Weekends go especially fast, so if […]
Food on the Go: Ready When You Are
We look forward to lazy summers, then the weather warms up, kids get bored, and pretty soon we’re on the go again. Taking food on-the-go doesn’t have to be complicated. With the right tools and a little planning, you can make every outing a little more delicious. Snacks on the Go For road trips, pop […]
15 Recipes for an Easy Weeknight Fiesta
When you’re looking for a weeknight dinner everyone will love (that won’t take you too long to make), there’s nothing better than a weeknight fiesta. You can pull together these south-of-the-border flavors fast, and spend more time enjoying them. Here are some fiesta-worthy main dishes, side dishes, and drinks to try out! 1. Skirt Steak Fajitas […]
5 Weeknight Soups: Fast, Flavorful, One-Pot Meals
Soup is a great option for a quick, one-pot meal. Better yet, you can tailor homemade soup to be healthy and affordable. Make a big batch and freeze the leftovers as part of your meal plan. But why settle for basic chicken noodle or tomato soup? Amp up your soup and make it the star […]
5 Steps for a Stress-Free Holiday Brunch
Hosting brunch is a fun and different way to have a holiday party for friends and family this season. Weekends this time of year quickly get filled with happy hours, cocktail parties, and dinner plans, so brunches might be easier to arrange. And a casual brunch is often a welcome change of pace! But if […]
4 Bad Cooking Habits Worth Breaking
Every new year, we promise to make big changes in our lives. This year, Tim Hagedorn, a Food and Trend Innovator in our Test Kitchen, has some different options for your New Year’s resolutions. Here are some little bad habits he thinks we should all resolve to break this year, as well as some new, […]
Healthy Eating Resolutions
With a New Year come New Year’s resolutions. At the beginning of January, it’s exciting to create that heathy eating plan, but by Jan. 20, the hopefulness usually starts to fade. Don’t lose your motivation this year! Sandy Wolner, Pampered Chef Food & Trend Innovator, has a few helpful tips for sticking with your goals. […]