Food for Busy Nights, Family Dinners, Lemon Garlic Chicken, and the Secrets of Awesome Mashed Potatoes

This Time Last Year

Here are just a few of the great posts we published a year ago this week, including video instructions on how to cut a mango, the secrets of awesome mashed potatoes, a colorful bundt pan collection, our very first wine recommendation from Mary, and tips for busy weeknight eating.

Posts pictured above are in bold below.

• An easy salad with oranges, olives, and fennel.

• Inspiration on throwing a family dinner.

• Easy chicken: slow-cooked lemon garlic chicken.

• Learn the secrets of awesome mashed potatoes!

• Chef Curtis Stone shows us how to cut a mango.

• A very colorful bundt pan collection as kitchen artwork.

• Vino! A delicious white wine from Spain.

• Can you name all these pasta shapes?

Devesh and Tara's Spice Pantry - a beautiful kitchen tour.

• Recipes for a cocktail party: cheddar olives, and creme de violette cocktails.

• Win a date with Jamie Oliver!

• What should I eat on busy weeknights?

And that's not all! See the week's archive for more good posts from this time last year.

Previous Year-Ago Lookback: The Knork, Simple Homemade Calzones, Laurie Colwin's Writing, Cucumber Water, and Fresh Spring Desserts