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The Simple Secret to My Mom's Amazing Cheese Grits
This ingredient takes these grits over the top.
Jun 4, 2023
The $4 British Grocery Staple I Use for All My Summer Desserts
Trifles! Cookies! A base for ice cream! And more!
Jun 3, 2023
This Aperol Spritz Hack Is Now My Go-To Summer Cocktail
No glasses required!
Jun 2, 2023
The One Cake Recipe That Never Lets Me Down
You probably have everything you need to make it right now.
Jun 2, 2023
The $11 Costco Cookout Staple I Buy All Summer
Groceries
Use it for pasta salads, summertime skewers, and taco night.
Jun 1, 2023
I Never Thought I Needed a Bread Box, but Now I Don’t Know How I Lived Without It
Shopping
I wish I'd bought this years ago!
May 31, 2023
These Extra Flaky Strawberry Shortcakes Are the Best I’ve Ever Had
And I’ve tried just about every recipe.
May 31, 2023
The Vegetable-Packed, Endlessly Versatile Recipe That Feeds My Family of Five
It’s exactly the type of unfussy meal I want to cook.
May 30, 2023
Why I Eat Way More Broccoli During the Summer
Groceries
Add a sprinkle of Parm and squeeze of lemon for the ideal dish.
May 30, 2023
This 4-Ingredient Cheesecake Is Arguably the Best Dessert I’ve Ever Made
Bonus: It calls for straight-from-the-fridge cream cheese!
May 25, 2023
The Surprising Dollar-Tree Beauty Find I Buy Whenever It’s in Stock
Groceries
Plus, two of our favorite tried-and-true brands to buy.
May 25, 2023
The $4 Flavor Booster I Add to Absolutely Everything During Summer
Groceries
Meats! Salads! Dips! Tofu! And more!
May 24, 2023
I Spotted My Favorite Crunchy Snack at T.J. Maxx — And It’s Half the Price
Groceries
“The discount department store is a goldmine for deals."
May 23, 2023
The Only Plant-Based Burgers My Meat-Loving Husband Will Eat
Groceries
“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 Kid
Groceries
“These are sturdy masterpieces in fun flavors.”
May 20, 2023
The $6 Aldi Grocery I’ll Be Grilling All Summer Long
Groceries
It’s cheaper than it was last summer!
May 19, 2023
The Tiny Tool I Use Every Single Morning
It’s the only thing that gets me outta bed.
May 18, 2023
My Grandpa’s Brisket Recipe Is Almost as Legendary as He Is
Kitchn Love Letters
It's not Rosh Hashanah without it.
May 16, 2023
The “Graduation Grocery” Everyone Should Add to Their Shopping List
Groceries
It’s often marked down 50- to 75-percent off!
May 16, 2023
The $6 Pancake Mix That Rivals My Mom’s Famous Fluffy Stacks
Groceries
Enjoy crispy, crunchy, golden-brown edges with a fluffy center.
May 14, 2023
The Classic French Cheese More People Should Have in Their Fridge (No, It’s Not Brie or Blue!)
Groceries
I add it to pasta, grilled cheese sandwiches, baked breakfast dishes, and more.
May 13, 2023
This $6 Trader Joe’s Frozen Find Is the Most Underrated Dessert in the Grocery Store
Groceries
It makes any dinner party (or Tuesday) feel just a little more deluxe.
May 13, 2023
The New Savory “Dessert Finisher” I’ll Be Reaching for All Summer Long
Groceries
“Truly, it’s unlike anything I’ve tasted before.”
May 11, 2023
My Mom’s Beloved Spam Hash Has Been a Family Favorite for Over 30 Years
It’s a three-ingredient, one-skillet banger!
May 10, 2023
The $15 French Butter Keeper I Wish I’d Bought Years Ago
Tools
It's the key to *always* having soft, easily spreadable butter.
May 8, 2023
The One Thing Your Cheese Board Is Missing
Groceries
“Such an elevated and surprising way to spice up our platter.”
May 7, 2023
The Surprising Technique That Has Forever Changed the Way I Grill Burgers
It comes from an old issue of Bon Appétit magazine.
May 4, 2023
This Australian Comfort Food Is the Flavor Bomb Your Dishes Are Missing
Groceries
Use it in mac and cheese, French onion soup, potato salad, brownies, and more!
May 3, 2023
You’ve Been Making Oatmeal Wrong Your Entire Life
Groceries
It’s the texture and flavor enhancer you need to boost your bowl.
May 2, 2023
This New Freezer Find Is a Riff on the Popular Chinese Street Breakfast
Groceries
Imagine the flakiness of phyllo pastry, with a sharp shatter, like a fried spring roll.
Apr 29, 2023
This Seriously Stylish Portable Blender Is My New Smoothie Superhero — and It’s Saved Me So Much Money!
This is the little blender helper everyone needs.
Apr 27, 2023
The Last Thing You Should Always Do with a Lemon Rind
We can’t get enough of this brilliant no-waste trick.
Apr 26, 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
Grandbaby Cakes’ Banana Tarte Tatin Is the Easiest Showstopper Dessert I Know
It’s a gorgeous, caramelized dream.
Apr 24, 2023
This Strawberry Sundae Is My New Go-To Spring and Summer Dessert
It's creamy, crunchy, sweet, and salty.
Apr 21, 2023
My Favorite Gluten-Free Dish Is Actually Centuries Old
I make it regularly, even though I am not even gluten-free!
Apr 19, 2023
The $7 Jar That Adds Instant Flavor to Pizza, Salad, Salsa, and Even Toast
Groceries
“They are plump and meaty, and have a strikingly rich red color.”
Apr 18, 2023
The $3 Aldi Grocery I’m Stocking in My Pantry This Spring
Use it in pastas, frittatas, salads, and more!
Apr 17, 2023
This $13 Paper Towel Holder Is Basically Invisible (and Couldn’t Be Easier to Install)
Shopping
It may even save you precious counter space!
Apr 12, 2023
The $3 Trader Joe’s Pantry Staple I Always Have on Hand
It’s a fun, inexpensive solution to perk up almost anything you’re cooking.
Apr 13, 2023
These Small-Batch Tortillas Rival the Ones I Grew Up Eating from Mexico
Groceries
They’re thick but lightweight, doughy and savory.
Apr 9, 2023
I Use This $2 Grocery Staple (and Zero Eggs) to Make the Best French Toast
Groceries
Like so many of my favorite kitchen hacks, this one came to me early in the pandemic.
Apr 8, 2023
The $6 Snack I Serve at Every Party — Especially During the Spring
Groceries
They'll be the first thing to go.
Apr 8, 2023
Ina Garten’s Coconut Cake Was the First Recipe I Ever Baked
And I haven’t stopped making it ever since.
Apr 7, 2023
Spinach-Artichoke Salad Has the Most Ingenious Crispy Topping
The quinoa crunchies are a game-changer.
Apr 6, 2023
The $12 Costco Find That Fooled My Pizza-Loving Family
Groceries
I did not have high expectations. Wow, was I wrong.
Apr 6, 2023
Why You Should Add Cabbage to Your Cart This Week
Groceries
It’s the ultimate shapeshifter and a total flavor sponge.
Apr 3, 2023
The $3 Aldi Grocery I’m Stocking in My Freezer All Spring
Just add sliced avocado.
Apr 2, 2023
This Heirloom Brisket Recipe Anchors My Passover Celebration Year After Year
What emerges from the oven is soft, aromatic, and absolutely greater than the sum of its parts.
Apr 2, 2023
These $4 Aldi Cinnamon Rolls Taste the Closest to Homemade
Groceries
They have a permanent invitation to my breakfast table.
Mar 28, 2023
One Surprise Ingredient Makes These Pancakes Delightfully Fluffy
They’re the breakfast recipe my family requests the most.
Mar 24, 2023
This $5 Snack Is My Favorite Italian Nibble
Groceries
Try dipping them in wine.
Mar 23, 2023
This Shortcut Butter Chicken Is One of My All-Time Favorite Easy Dinners
Saucy deliciousness comes together in less than 30 minutes.
Mar 18, 2023
I've Memorized the Recipe for This 5-Minute Breakfast Egg Wrap
It's an adaptation of jian bing, a popular breakfast sold as street food in northern China and Taiwan.
Mar 18, 2023
This Is the Only Condiment I Will Allow Near My Fries
Groceries
I also use it for salad dressings, sheet pan dinners, and sautéing mushrooms.
Mar 18, 2023
This 20-Minute Recipe Has Become My New Go-To Way to Eat Pasta
As a carb aficionado, I’m dedicated to making pasta almost every day of the week.
Mar 18, 2023
This TikTok-Famous Cucumber Sandwich Is My All-Time Favorite WFH Lunch
No exaggeration — it’s amazing.
Mar 17, 2023
Leave It to the Irish to Make the Best (and Wittiest!) Potato Chips
Groceries
“Piled on top of a tuna sandwich, I have found my Achilles heel.”
Mar 16, 2023
This Eco-Friendly Dish Spray Is a Great Alternative to Your Usual Favorite — And It Smells Incredible
What’s more? Its light orange scent is heavenly.
Mar 13, 2023
This Impressive Chicken Dinner Is a One-Pan Wonder — And It Costs Less than $20
It has just three steps and easily feeds my family of four.
Mar 13, 2023
The Incredible Frozen Dumplings I Order on Repeat Are Going Away Forever — Here’s Where to Snag Them ASAP
Shopping
Get them before they're gone for good.
Mar 13, 2023
I Don’t Like Oatmeal, but I Eat This $4 Hot Cereal Multiple Mornings a Week
“It’s the texture that pushes it into the winner’s circle for me.”
Mar 11, 2023
A Chili Crisp and Honey Roasted Chicken, Inspired by Ina Garten and a Taiwanese Grandma
From Frankie Gaw’s debut cookbook, First Generation: Recipes from My Taiwanese-American Home.
Mar 11, 2023
The Sleek Composting Upgrade I Wish I’d Bought Years Ago
Shopping
It gets a dirty job done — and looks good doing it.
Mar 9, 2023