Freezer Friendly Recipes & Freezing Tips
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How to Defrost Salmon: The Easiest Method
Yes, frozen salmon can taste nearly as good as fresh — you just have to defrost it the right way.
Feb 14, 2023
Brown Sugar Cornmeal Waffles Transport Me Back to My Grandmother's Kitchen
I can still remember my first time tasting a cornmeal waffle covered in a blanket of butter and syrup.
Feb 14, 2023
Pretzel Pillows Take Game-Day Snacking to a Whole New Level
The bird's eye chili cheese dip is out of this world.
Feb 9, 2023
Butter Pecan Pound Cake Gives Major Ice Cream Vibes
This buttery pecan cake delivers that classic Southern flavor.
Feb 5, 2023
Light-as-Air Pandan Chiffon Cake Is Fluffy Perfection
Pandan extract gives the cake a lovely jasmine-like aroma and the prettiest hue of green.
Jan 30, 2023
These Buttery, Bite-Size Pineapple Tarts Are Perfect for Lunar New Year
They represent honor, wealth, and prosperity.
Jan 20, 2023
Chinese Steamed Buns Are Pillowy-Soft, Slightly Sweet, and Best Eaten Warm
Fill them however your heart desires.
Jan 14, 2023
How to Make the Softest, Squishiest, Most Tender Slider Buns
Better than anything you can buy.
Jan 13, 2023
Crispy Chinese Chive Pockets Represent Wealth and Good Fortune
At the center of any Lunar New Year celebration (and certainly those I grew up around) is food.
Jan 13, 2023
Creamy Lobster Ravioli Is the Ultimate at-Home Luxury
The 10-minute tomato cream sauce is pure bliss.
Dec 23, 2022
My Great-Grandma's Christmas Cookies Are My Favorite Holiday Tradition
It's the perfect recipe for little helpers.
Dec 20, 2022
Instant Pot Pork Shoulder Is the Fastest Way to Make Delicious Pulled Pork
Use it as the base for many great meals.
Dec 18, 2022
Spiced Almond Polvorónes Are Buttery, Crumbly, and Totally Irresistible
The zest from one orange adds a little brightness, while the brown sugar pairs nicely with the toasted flour and almonds.
Dec 17, 2022
Banana Cream Pie Is Sunshine in a Pie Dish
Pastry cream, bananas, flaky pie crust, and fluffy whipped cream is a recipe for smiles.
Dec 16, 2022
Here’s How Long Bread Will Last in the Freezer (and How to Store It)
It's possible to freeze carbs and enjoy them later in a not-rock-hard state.
Dec 15, 2022
Riffing on Kitchen-Sink Cookies Is Half of the Fun
We loaded them with chocolate, pretzels, and coconut, but that's just the start.
Dec 14, 2022
Crispy Kimchi Scallion Latkes Will Blow You Away
Inspired by the Korean banchan gamja bokkeum.
Dec 14, 2022
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Freezing Soup
​Keep a few containers of homemade soup in the freezer and suddenly the long winter ahead doesn't seem so bad after all. Here's how to make sure you get the best results.
Dec 12, 2022
These Crispy Cheesy Latkes Are Inspired by Tater Tot Nachos
Spoiler: they're even better.
Dec 12, 2022
How to Make Super-Soft Snickerdoodle Cookies
These stay soft days after you make them.
Dec 9, 2022
Why Freezing Is the Best Way to Preserve Cilantro
Whether it’s the ongoing debate that a dislike of cilantro is determined by genetics or the recent stir caused by cilantro imported from Mexico, cilantro certainly seems to be a hot topic right now. While some crave its fresh, spicy flavor, others find it utterly unappealing. For me, I can’t get enough of it. Not only can it be tricky to grow, but it also proves challenging to preserve.
Dec 8, 2022
10 Foods to Keep in Your Freezer to Make a Quick Meal
A full freezer is only useful if it’s stocked with foods that can help you put dinner on the table quickly on a busy weeknight — unfortunately, ice cream doesn’t fit the bill. Over the years, I’ve learned through trial and error what to always keep in my freezer so that I can, with the help of a few pantry and fridge staples, throw a variety of dishes together quickly with little effort. Here’s a list of my top 10!
Dec 8, 2022
How to Make Super-Delicious Christmas Pudding (aka Figgy Pudding)
A super-detailed recipe with lots of tips, perfect for first-timers.
Dec 6, 2022
Do You Know How Long Food Will Keep in the Freezer?
My freezer is the repository for all un-eaten things great and small. That last pork chop no one wanted? In the freezer! A batch of pierogi for fall meals? In the freezer! Some strawberries about to go bad? Yup, in the freezer! With so much going in there, it might be weeks or (more likely) months before I get around to using many of these things. Which raises some good questions: How long do freezer foods keep? Do they have an expiration date? There’s a short and a long answer here.
Dec 1, 2022
The Secret to Creamier, Better Oatmeal Is Your Rice Cooker
It’s not that cooking oatmeal the regular way is hard — but rice cooker oatmeal is so much easier.
Nov 29, 2022
My Favorite Way to Upgrade Maggi Noodles
Keema makes it a meal.
Nov 28, 2022
Red Wine and Prune Rugelach
They're filled with jammy red wine soaked prunes.
Nov 27, 2022
These Holiday Magic Bars Are Inspired by My 96-Year-Old Nonna
She eats them with espresso for breakfast, with red wine after dinner, and, when no one’s watching, as dinner.
Nov 27, 2022
Crispy, butter perfection.
Nov 26, 2022
Warm, Fudgy Tahini Brownie Cookies Taste Like Home
They're the best way to upgrade boxed brownie mix.
Nov 26, 2022
Cara Cara Crinkle Cookies
They're soft, buttery, and chock-full of fresh citrus!
Nov 26, 2022
Lace Cookies
These easy, delicate cookies taste of brown butter and caramel.
Nov 26, 2022
Better-than-the-Box Vanilla Wafers
Never buy the boxed kind again.
Nov 22, 2022
Brown Butter Makes This Banana-Walnut Bread Extra Special
It's not your average loaf.
Nov 20, 2022
7 Mistakes to Avoid When Freezing Baked Cookies or Cookie Dough
Avoid these mistakes and you'll have holiday cookies to reach for all season long.
Nov 11, 2022
Keema Cottage Pie Is the Coziest Comfort Food Mash-Up
The pillowy turmeric mashed potatoes are irresistible.
Nov 18, 2022
No-Churn Pumpkin Ice Cream Practically Screams Fall
Like pumpkin pie, but chiller.
Nov 15, 2022
Bourbon Balls Are an Easy and Fun No-Bake Grown-Up Treat
It's the perfect bite-size dessert for the holiday.
Nov 14, 2022
This Super-Easy Chicken and Stuffing Casserole Has Cozy Holiday Vibes
The whole thing comes together quickly, thanks to three pre-cooked, store-bought ingredients.
Nov 13, 2022
Salt & Vinegar Potato Soup Is Cozy, Comforting, and So Much Fun
Potato chips, but make it soup.
Nov 9, 2022
Super-Soft Ricotta Cookies Are a Bakery-Style Treat Everyone Will Love
They're soft, frosted, and topped with sprinkles.
Nov 6, 2022
Blueberry Banana Bread Is the Best of Both Worlds
You just can't beat this mash-up.
Nov 2, 2022
How To Make Gluten-Free Gravy
This recipe makes a classic gravy that's perfect for gluten-free holiday tables.
Oct 29, 2022
Cranberry Orange Muffins Are the Perfect Make-Ahead Breakfast
They're just sweet enough, with a little zing from the cranberries to really perk you up.
Oct 29, 2022
Fruitcake Cookies Are Loaded with Flavor and Texture
Even fruitcake skeptics will approve.
Oct 28, 2022
Individual Beef Wellingtons Are the Perfect Make-Ahead Holiday Main
Everyone gets their own savory pastry package.
Oct 25, 2022
Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Bread Pudding Is an Easy, Holiday-Worthy Dessert
It makes a great breakfast, too!
Oct 23, 2022
Chicken Adobo Is a Super-Tender, Extra-Flavorful, One-Pot Dinner
Everyone has their own idea of the perfect chicken adobo — this is mine.
Oct 23, 2022
This Extra-Crispy Fonio Fried Shrimp Is Downright Irresistible
A creamy ginger-lime yogurt sauce is the perfect match.
Oct 20, 2022
The Best Way to Freeze Green Beans
This is the best way to make sure they're prepped and ready for all of your future side dishes.
Oct 19, 2022
Candied Orange Peels Will Make Your Home Smell Like the Holidays
They're the perfect holiday gift.
Oct 16, 2022
The Secret to Soft and Chewy Brown Butter Macadamia Nut Cookies
Hint: It's probably already in your pantry.
Oct 14, 2022
This No-Bake Cake Tastes Just Like a Chocolate Éclair
Without all the hard work.
Oct 12, 2022
Exactly the One-Bowl Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Bread You've Been Craving
Pumpkin and spice and everything nice!
Oct 12, 2022
Easy, Hearty Split Pea Soup Is Exactly What You Need Tonight
It's the perfect cure for cold, snowy days.
Oct 8, 2022
Pear Galette Is the Best Dessert to Make This Fall
It's everything there is to love about a fall fruit pie, but way easier to make.
Oct 7, 2022
How To Make Turkey Gravy Ahead of Thanksgiving
When your Thanksgiving turkey is roasted and the guests are seated, you don't have to worry about your gravy; it's already done. Here's a step-by-step recipe to show you how.
Oct 7, 2022
Turkey Noodle Casserole
This is so much better than a turkey sandwich.
Oct 6, 2022
Cranberry Orange Scones Are the Perfect Fall Breakfast
The orange sugar takes it over the top.
Oct 6, 2022
Unbelievably Soft & Tangy Cream Cheese Cookies
Sugar cookie meets cheesecake.
Oct 5, 2022
How To Make Cranberry Sauce: The Simplest, Easiest Method
A classic cranberry sauce that requires just three ingredients.
Oct 4, 2022
Banana Pudding Cookies Are the Best of Two Dessert Worlds
They're ever-so-slightly crisp on the outside and perfectly soft on the inside.
Oct 4, 2022
Blueberry Oatmeal Muffins Stay Moist with One Little Trick
One extra step takes these to the next level.
Oct 4, 2022
Easy French Ratatouille Is a Must-Make Summer Recipe
This thick and silky French stew of eggplant, zucchini, sweet peppers, and ripe summer tomatoes will use up your extra vegetables in one fell swoop.
Oct 2, 2022
Cabbage Roll Soup Is Everything You Love About the Classic (but So Much Easier)
No stuffing and rolling required for this easy cabbage soup.
Oct 1, 2022
My Grandmother’s Pandesal French Toast Is the Star of My Family’s Silog Plate
A drizzle of sweetened condensed milk puts it over the top.
Oct 1, 2022
Instant Pot Salsa Chicken Is the Easiest, Most Foolproof Chicken Dinner I Know
This quick chicken dinner is the reason I always keep a couple jars of salsa stocked in my pantry.
Oct 1, 2022
How To Fill and Shape Agnolotti Pasta
Now that you’ve learned how to make homemade pasta, it’s time to up the ante! How would you like to make tender bite-sized pillows of pasta, plump with a creamy filling? Yes? Sounds good, right? It’s easier and quicker than you might imagine. Take a look at this method — demonstrated by a pro: Bill Briwa, the late chef-instructor of the Culinary Institute of America’s Greystone campus.
Sep 30, 2022
Turkey à la King Is a Rich and Creamy Way to Use Thanksgiving Leftovers
The perfect solution once you're tired of day-after sandwiches.
Sep 29, 2022
Pumpkin Ravioli with Brown Butter Is the Coziest Fall Meal
Making pasta from scratch is surprisingly therapeutic.
Sep 28, 2022
Sweet Potato Cheesecake Is the Dreamiest Holiday Dessert Mash-Up
Like sweet potato pie, but so much better.
Sep 27, 2022
This Cheesy Sausage Breakfast Casserole Is the Ultimate Make-Ahead Meal
It's the perfect back-pocket recipe for when you're hosting overnight guests.
Sep 27, 2022