The Restaurant-Quality Frozen Noodles I Always Rely on When I Don’t Feel Like CookingGroceries
I'm adding them to my regular grocery list!
May 8, 2024
3 Frozen Chicken Tenders That Are (Almost) Better than HomemadeGroceries
No. 2 is the most nostalgic.
Mar 22, 2024
The Frozen “Cloud” Croissants I Serve Every EasterGroceries
“They’re guaranteed to make guests’ eyes widen in excitement.”
Mar 19, 2024
The $4 Aldi Grocery I’m Stocking in My Freezer All SpringGroceries
Tip: Shake the bag before buying.
Mar 17, 2024
We Asked 3 Chefs to Name the Best Frozen Pizza, and They All Said the Same OneGroceries
Turns out, it’s a nostalgia thing.
Mar 7, 2024
The $3 Trader Joe’s Grocery I’m Stocking in My Freezer All Year LongGroceries
It’s one of the best items you can find there, IMO.
Feb 23, 2024
I Tried Every Frozen Pot Pie That Marie Callender’s Makes — And the Winner Tastes Better than HomemadeGroceries
According to a professional recipe developer and cookbook author.
Feb 19, 2024
3 Frozen Ravioli That Are (Almost) Better than HomemadeGroceries
This professional cook has made hundreds of ravioli.
Feb 15, 2024
These 2-Ingredient Cheese Straws Are a Hit at Every Holiday PartyRecipes
Dinner party plans stressing you out? Puff pastry cheese straws are here for you. These crispy, flaky, cheesy twists require just two ingredients and a few minutes of your time, and yet they deliver big — real big — out on the buffet table. Make puff pastry cheese straws for your next holiday party or serve them with cocktails for happy hour at home.Our cheese straws are made with puff pastry, which is cut into strips and then twisted into “straws.
Dec 13, 2023
24 Ways to Turn a Bag of Frozen Tortellini into DinnerRecipes
Time to add frozen tortellini to this week's shopping list.
Nov 30, 2023
10 Dinner Recipes That Put Frozen Vegetables to Work
A bag of frozen veggies = endless dinner opportunities.
Nov 30, 2023
How To Freeze Pumpkin PieSkills
Let me tell you the secret to holiday baking success: You can fully bake pumpkin pies right now and freeze them to enjoy later. Because of their fat content, fully baked pie crusts freeze beautifully, and the rich custard fillings of pumpkin pie and sweet potato seem as if they were designed to be frozen, too. Follow these tips to learn how to freeze a pumpkin pie—and defrost it perfectly when you’re ready to serve. Cool the pie completely.
Nov 16, 2023
3 Wrong Ways to Thaw a Turkey (Plus, How to Do It Safely)Skills
In life, we are occasionally presented with some tough choices. Choices that have a clear right and a clear wrong — but those options can start to get a little fuzzy if you look at them for too long. Yes, under certain circumstances, with a certain amount of stress and a certain amount of not-very-logical thinking, that wrong choice can start to look very (very) right. For instance, your turkey is frozen solid.
Oct 31, 2023
This Semi-Homemade Green Bean Casserole Will Fool Everyone at the TableRecipes
The secret ingredient comes from the freezer.
Oct 10, 2023
2-Ingredient Watermelon SherbetRecipes
The fastest, most refreshing ice cream trick we know.
Aug 28, 2023
How To Roast Frozen Butternut SquashRecipes
There's a much smarter way to buy it.
Aug 10, 2023
Crispy Sheet Pan Gnocchi and Veggies Is the Weeknight Dinner that Always WinsRecipes
Pro tip: Add extra-creamy burrata as soon as it comes out of the oven.
Jul 26, 2023
7 Foods You Can Cook Straight Out of the FreezerSkills
The more hectic life gets with work, friends, and family, the more grateful I am that freezers were invented. A well-stocked freezer full of fruits, vegetables, and homemade meals has enabled me to eat better and not spend money on takeout. The downside of a lot of frozen foods, however, is that they usually need to be thawed in order to cook or reheat well. But did you know there are still plenty of foods out there that you can cook straight from the freezer, no thawing necessary?
Jul 25, 2023
5-Minute Vegan Breakfast SmoothieRecipes
If you’re short on time in the morning, there’s nothing quite as fast or as tasty as a fruit smoothie. But smoothies do seem to have one drawback: Are they ever as filling as a proper breakfast? The answer is yes — they can be! It’s all a matter of adding the right ingredients for a smoothie that’s equal parts convenient, delicious, and satisfying.
Jul 19, 2023
I Tried Every Whole Foods Frozen Pizza — Here’s My Ranking of All 10Groceries
Number two is for the garlic fans.
May 26, 2023
The Only Plant-Based Burgers My Meat-Loving Husband Will EatGroceries
“The meat-like flavor and the hearty consistency is a welcome surprise.”
May 20, 2023
These $10 Ice Cream Sandwiches Are the Cool Treats I Wish I Had When I Was a KidGroceries
“These are sturdy masterpieces in fun flavors.”
May 20, 2023
11 Popsicle Recipes to Cool off with This SummerRecipes
Not only are popsicles the most refreshing summer treat on the block, they’re also super easy to make. Really! If you have yet to make your own, let this be the summer to make that happen. Leave the store-bought pops at the store, and make your own. From yogurt and sweet, fruit-filled popsicles to chocolatey treats and even boozy options, here are 11 popsicle recipes that will definitely make your summer a lot cooler.
May 19, 2023
I Tried Costco’s Cult-Favorite Frozen Pizza — And I Get the HypeGroceries
They’re sold in two-packs and come with their own oven-safe baking trays.
May 17, 2023
The New $5 Aldi Freezer Find That Helps Me Get Breakfast on the Table in 1 MinuteGroceries
It’s even better than the original!
May 5, 2023
How To Freeze and Defrost Ground BeefSkills
Our favorite tool for the job might surprise you!
May 4, 2023
5 Ways to Make a Meal Out of Frozen Hash BrownsSkills
Of all the ingredients in all the world, potatoes happen to be my favorite. Fried, mashed, and nestled under a roasting chicken, I love them no matter the preparation. I even love them frozen. And that’s because, when it comes to making a quick, filling snack, there’s no better item to have on hand than shredded hash browns. Frozen hash browns have chameleon-like properties. When fried or baked, they add a surprising pop of crunch to an otherwise texture-less dish.
May 1, 2023
This New Freezer Find Is a Riff on the Popular Chinese Street BreakfastGroceries
Imagine the flakiness of phyllo pastry, with a sharp shatter, like a fried spring roll.
Apr 29, 2023
This Is the Best Frozen Pizza to Come out of Chicago (No, It’s Not Deep-Dish)Groceries
“Trust the Midwesterners to make a pizza that never skimps on cheese or flavor.”
Apr 26, 2023
The $4 Trader Joe’s Freezer Find You’ve Been Sleeping OnGroceries
“It’s truly a choose-your-own-adventure in a bag, and a delicious one at that.”
Apr 25, 2023
3 Frozen French Fries These Chefs Swear ByGroceries
“The texture is really fluffy inside, but with a strong, crispy outside.”
Apr 17, 2023
I Tried 13 Different Frozen Pork Dumplings — These Are the 2 I’ll Buy Again
Taste Test
“It had a bright ginger flavor that none of the other options had.”
Mar 25, 2023
How To Make Easy Shepherd’s PieRecipes
A few smart shortcuts make this the easiest shepherd's pie we know.
Mar 9, 2023
I Tried 19 Different Frozen Plant-Based Chicken Nuggets — These Are the 2 I’ll Buy Again
Taste Test
We picked winners for best overall and kid-friendly.
Mar 7, 2023
How to Defrost Salmon: The Easiest MethodSkills
Yes, frozen salmon can taste nearly as good as fresh — you just have to defrost it the right way.
Feb 14, 2023
The $3 Aldi Grocery I’m Stocking in My Freezer All Winter LongGroceries
Highly recommend picking up a second bag while you're at it.
Jan 14, 2023
3 Frozen Breakfast Sandwiches That Are (Almost) Better than HomemadeGroceries
Including a pick for meat-lovers, gluten-free fans, and vegetarians.
Jan 8, 2023
The Wildly Flavorful Freezer Staple That’s Getting Me Through the WinterGroceries
"They’re made in the most old-school fashion — by hand and fresh daily."
Jan 6, 2023
3 Frozen Chicken Pot Pies That Are (Almost) Better than HomemadeGroceries
Those Kiwis know meat pies!
Jan 3, 2023
The 6 Best Freezer Finds We Tried in 2022Groceries
They're all taste test winners!
Dec 30, 2022
The 6 Best Frozen Pizzas We Tried This YearGroceries
Including four new brick-oven pizzas from our favorite jarred sauce brand!
Dec 19, 2022
The 8 Best Freezer Finds We Bought at Costco in 2022Groceries
Frozen veggie blends, boba tea, ice cream sandwiches, and more!
Dec 16, 2022
Here’s How Long to Thaw Frozen ChickenSkills
There are a couple of options depending on how many hours you've got until dinner.
Dec 14, 2022
The 7 Best Frozen Desserts We Bought This YearGroceries
Yup, they all come from the freezer section!
Dec 9, 2022
I Have a Dumpling Drawer in My Freezer — Here Are the 7 Dumplings I Always Buy at H MartGroceries
To boil, steam, steam-fry, and fry-fry.
Dec 7, 2022
Cheesy Hash Brown Breakfast CasseroleRecipes
This is the one breakfast casserole you need.
Nov 26, 2022
The Frozen Chicken Tenders I Go Out of My Way to GetGroceries
Use them to make restaurant-quality Buffalo chicken salads at a fraction of the price.
Nov 20, 2022
The 5 Best Frozen Appetizers to Buy at Target Right NowGroceries
We tried them all to find the best!
Nov 19, 2022
The $7 Trader Joe’s Dessert I’m Bringing to Thanksgiving This YearGroceries
It's like an upside-down cake meets a cobbler.
Nov 14, 2022
12 Frozen Appetizers You Should Buy on Repeat During the Holidays, According to Registered DietitiansGroceries
There are two major themes: cheesy and veggie-forward (sometimes both)!
Nov 3, 2022
These Frozen Burgers Make Weeknight Dinners Easier than Going to the Drive-ThruGroceries
Including beef, poultry, veggie, and seafood options.
Oct 30, 2022
I Always Preferred to Buy My Meat in Person — Then I Tried This Online Delivery ServiceGroceries
"The turkey was one of the best I've ever served for Thanksgiving."
Oct 24, 2022
The $4 Trader Joe’s Frozen Meals I Eat for Breakfast, Lunch, and DinnerGroceries
They truly tick some satisfying boxes on a cold night.
Oct 24, 2022
I Tried Every Frozen Pie Crust I Could Find — This Is the Only One I’ll Buy
Taste Test
The best frozen crust for sweet and savory pies.
Oct 7, 2022
Skip the Thawing, Cook Frozen Fish Straight From the FreezerSkills
Cooking frozen fish? Here’s a quick tip that will make your next seafood feast even easier! Did you know that you don’t have to thaw frozen fish? It’s true, you don’t! You can skip the thawing process altogether and cook frozen fish straight from the freezer. You’ll have to add a few minutes to the cook time in your recipe to account for the lack of thawing, but you can poach, steam, bake, broil, or grill fish straight from the freezer!
Oct 8, 2022
30-Minute Puff Pastry Cinnamon Rolls Are Perfect for Lazy MorningsRecipes
Sit back, relax, and let a box of puff pastry do all the work for you.
Sep 21, 2022
Oven-Roasted Frozen BroccoliRecipes
It's all about the extra-high heat.
Sep 16, 2022
This $4 Freezer Find Is the Best New Fall Item at Trader Joe’sGroceries
This snack moved me from pumpkin-neutral to pumpkin enthusiast.
Sep 11, 2022
This $6 Aldi Frozen Find Is a Lunch-Box Staple in Our HouseGroceries
By lunchtime, they're perfectly thawed and ready to eat.
Sep 8, 2022
5 Mistakes to Avoid When Making Ice CreamSkills
It’s a welcome treat any time of year, but there are few things more satisfying than homemade ice cream on a hot summer day. The two just have a magical way of going hand in hand. While it’s easy to make ice cream at home, there are a few key steps to always remember and a couple pitfalls to watch out for. I’m all for making healthier choices, but there’s a time and place for it — and that place is not homemade ice cream.
Sep 5, 2022
This Costco Buy Makes Weeknight Dinners Easier than TakeoutGroceries
If you only buy one thing at Costco this month, let it be this frozen staple.
Sep 5, 2022
Easy Vegetarian Tikka MasalaRecipes
This version goes full steam ahead with lots of hearty vegetables, like cauliflower, thick-cut carrots, and peas.
Sep 4, 2022
6 New Frozen Desserts This Nutritionist Is Buying Now Before Summer EndsGroceries
Including Popsicles, dairy-free pints, chocolate-covered fruit, and more!
Sep 2, 2022