This One-Pot Pasta Primavera Is My Family’s Favorite Summer DinnerRecipes
Where once I’d pounce on a chef-made bowl of al dente pasta and crisp-tender spring vegetables, now it’s a dish I prefer to make at home. Using what’s fresh and new at the market, I slice and dice carrots, bell peppers, peas, spring onions, and baby Broccolini before tossing them into a pot to quickly cook with penne pasta. Finished with bright and citrusy lemon butter and a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese, this warm-weather supper is perfection. And the best part?
Jun 6, 2024
This Is the Only Potato Salad You Should Be Making for Memorial DayRecipes
For all your potluck and BBQ needs.
May 31, 2024
60 Easy and Delicious Vegetarian DinnersRecipes
Here’s my dinnertime strategy: Bring on the vegetable recipes. I try to make vegetables the star of the show most of the time when I am thinking about what to make for dinner (in addition to keeping mealtime easy, of course!). By making my plate more about the vegetables, I find I automatically eat a more wholesome diet without radically changing much. Some nights that means eating a big dinner salad, while other nights I’ll make a hearty veggie sandwich or one-bowl meal.
May 31, 2024
You Don't Even Need a Grill to Make the Best RibsRecipes
This is our favorite method.
May 30, 2024
53 Summer Dinner Recipes for Hot DaysRecipes
Ah summertime: it’s when temperatures soar and we all head outdoors to soak up every bit of the season. Who wants to spend time indoors cooking this time of year? Since we can’t subsist on refreshing watermelon and icy popsicles alone, I’ve armed myself with a roster of quick and easy dinners I know I can pull off — even on the hottest of nights.
May 29, 2024
The Easy Secret to the Best-Ever BBQ ChickenRecipes
Sticky-sweet BBQ chicken is the quintessential summer dinner that shouldn’t be limited to the lucky folks with backyard grills. I love BBQ chicken from the grill as much as anyone, but if we’re being really honest here, it is kind of time-consuming to do well. You’ve got to cook the chicken pretty perfectly without the sauce, and once the sauce is added you have to spend a lot of time flipping and basting to get that burnished-but-not-burned coating we all crave.
May 23, 2024
How To Poach Chicken Breasts Perfectly Every TimeRecipes
Banish all thoughts of stringy, tough, sad chicken from your mind. For our chicken salad sandwiches and quick chicken weeknight meals, we want nothing but the best. And for that, poached chicken is definitely the way to go. This poached chicken method is easy, fast, and foolproof. Totally tender chicken breasts that are as good for dinner as they are for lunch the next day? Not a problem.
May 15, 2024
The Foolproof Ratio to Make an Easy Frittata Any TimeRecipes
It's the easiest dinner you'll ever make.
May 14, 2024
This Red Sangria Is the Best Make-Ahead Cocktail for SummerRecipes
Here at The Kitchn, we are firm believers in the power of sangria. Whether you serve it in the spring, in the summer, in the fall, or in the winter, sangria is the perfect make-ahead cocktail. Pull a pitcher from the fridge as guests arrive and no one needs much encouragement to start pouring glasses. It feels fancy and instantly festive, but sangria is also one of the easiest big-batch cocktails you can make. As the party host, it’s a no-brainer.
May 8, 2024
This Is the Only Way to Caramelize OnionsSkills
Don't let anyone tell you otherwise.
Apr 29, 2024
You've Been Cutting a Jalapeño Wrong Your Entire LifeSkills
Burning hands, begone.
Apr 29, 2024
The 3 Biggest Rules For Better Homemade PizzaRecipes
You'll immediately notice the difference.
Apr 25, 2024
These Stuffed Chicken Breasts Prove It's What's on the Inside That CountsRecipes
Who says chicken breasts have gotta be boring?
Apr 25, 2024
My Brilliant Trick for Making Mexican Rice Taste as Good as a Restaurant'sRecipes
Meet your new favorite side.
Apr 19, 2024
The Easiest Tangy Cucumber SaladRecipes
Sliced cucumbers can't be boring when they're made to be bright and tangy.
Apr 18, 2024
This 2-Ingredient Simple Syrup Will Elevate All of Your CocktailsRecipes
When I first started learning how to make cocktails at home, I had no idea people made their own simple syrup. I was the person who went to the store to buy a bottle of what I later learned to be sugar water. That’s right — sugar dissolved in water. Simple syrup is an essential ingredient in cocktails and other beverages like iced coffee because it blends so well with other liquids, and it’s super easy to make yourself — we promise.
Apr 10, 2024
This Ridiculously Tender Brisket Is Almost Too Good to Be TrueRecipes
Brisket is a hearty cut of beef that requires time and technique to tenderize, making it one of the best cuts for braising and slow cooking. While you’ll see beef brisket served as corned beef in the spring and smoked down in Texas, the classic holiday beef brisket is typically braised in a sweet and tangy gravy. (To learn more about brisket and get tips for buying it, check out our brisket for beginners guide.
Apr 10, 2024
How To Make Easy Shredded Chicken in the Slow CookerRecipes
Behold the single food that has revolutionized my weekly meal plan – shredded chicken! The very best thing about cooking up a batch of shredded chicken are all the possibilities it brings to mealtime. It can mean a week’s worth of dinners — everything from chicken tacos and chicken burritos to chicken salad are made more satisfying with shredded chicken. It’s an easy solution for make-ahead lunches and weeknight dinners the whole family will love.
Apr 9, 2024
I Found the Key to Perfect Southern-Style Sweet TeaRecipes
Before my fellow Southerners read this and start thinking, “Are you kidding me? Who doesn’t know how to make sweet tea?” — hear me out. I am Florida-born and Georgia-raised, but when I moved to California, one of the first things I noticed was that no one drinks sweet tea out here! I always keep a pitcher ready in my fridge, and my friends inevitably ask me, “How do you make this?” Today you’re going to find out how.
Apr 5, 2024
27 Lemon Desserts Perfect for SpringRecipes
As we inch closer and closer to spring, we’re dreaming of the warmer weather to come, and days spent outdoors. While we know that we might not be able to celebrate in all the ways that we normally would, we can still welcome the lighter, brighter days in smaller ways — perhaps by baking something so full of lemons and sunshine that you can’t help but feel a bit cheerier. Is there anything that screams spring more than lemon-y sweet treats?
Mar 28, 2024
The Delicious Peanut Sauce I Drizzle on Almost EverythingRecipes
My first restaurant job was at a little lunch cafe famous for its giant cookies, towering hummus sandwiches, and cold peanut noodles. This husband-and-wife-run neighborhood joint was regularly filled with young professionals slurping cold, spicy soba noodles from plastic clamshell containers. While the owners were always generous with recipes — they gave me their cookie recipes when I left that job — they would not share the secrets to their peanut sauce.
Mar 28, 2024
How to Naturally Dye Easter Eggs (Using Ingredients You Already Have at Home!)
How To
Skip the food coloring and drugstore kits — and do this instead.
Mar 13, 2024
Colcannon Is the One Recipe I Make Every MarchRecipes
If you love creamy mashed potatoes, you’ll love colcannon, a traditional Irish dish. Keeping with tradition, we didn’t mess with the potatoes or cabbage, but swapped the plain melted butter that is typically served in a pool on top for fragrant browned butter. We just couldn’t help ourselves! The nutty browned butter is a wonderful warm contrast to the sharp green onions that get scattered before serving, giving this dish an easy, elegant twist.
Mar 13, 2024
How To Cook the Best Lamb ChopsRecipes
If pork chops and beef steaks are the only chops you sear, it’s time to try lamb chops. Lamb chops have a distinctively rich and savory flavor, and while they’re fancy enough for a dinner party, quick-cooking lamb chops also add variety to weeknight meals. These easy lamb chops are rubbed with fresh thyme, seared in a hot skillet, and topped with a decadent (and oh-so-simple!) pan sauce flavored with dry white wine, a squeeze of lemon juice, and a knob of butter.
Mar 13, 2024
Everyone Who Makes This Skillet Dinner Says They'll "Definitely Make It Again"Recipes
If you’re new to cooking with cabbage (or steadfast skeptic), I encourage you to give this kielbasa and cabbage one-skillet dinner a try. Watch the crunchy crucifer turn tender, golden, and buttery alongside smoky sliced sausage and a sprinkle of caraway seeds, and you’ll be hooked. And since apples and mustard are classic accompaniments to both kielbasa and cabbage, finish this 30-minute meal with a splash of sweet and tangy apple cider vinegar and whole-grain mustard.
Mar 7, 2024
How to Boil Eggs Perfectly Every TimeRecipes
One bad hard-boiled egg can ruin you for life. At least, that’s what I believed until I learned how to cook soft-boiled and hard-boiled eggs, and precisely how I wanted to eat them. The perfect hard-boiled egg has no green ring around the yolk and the innards are creamy and mellow (plus easy to peel!). And if you’re in the mood, you can stop short of the hard-boil and make a gooey soft-boiled egg instead.
Mar 7, 2024
31 Cabbage Recipes You’ll Want to Make ForeverRecipes
Cabbage is the unsung kitchen hero. Some people wait until St. Patrick’s Day rolls around to make it, but cabbage is delicious any time of the year! And it’s one of the most versatile vegetables in your arsenal. Let’s start with a quick refresher: When it comes to buying a head of cabbage, you’ve got some choices.
Mar 6, 2024
How to Restore a Rusty Cast Iron Skillet in 7 Quick (and Easy!) StepsKitchen
Fear not! It's actually pretty easy to get rusted cast iron cookware back to cook-ready condition!
Feb 27, 2024
This Homemade (No-Rise!) Thin-Crust Pizza Is Easier than You ThinkRecipes
The key to a really good pizza is, of course, the crust. I make pizza at home at least once a week, so you can be sure this recipe comes to you after years of very meticulous kitchen testing! (Totally new to making pizza? Check out our absolute beginner’s guide to pizza making, too!)Also, the fact that this dough comes together in just a few minutes and doesn’t need time to rise means that you can have pizza for dinner any night of the week.
Feb 12, 2024
Chocolate-Covered Strawberries Are the Easiest Fancy Dessert for Valentine’s DayRecipes
I love everything about chocolate-covered strawberries. I love the crunchy, melt-in-your-mouth shell and the cool, sweet strawberry beneath. I love giving them as homemade food gifts, and I love receiving them equally as much (especially for Valentine’s Day dessert!). But what I love most is how easy they are to make at home. It’s an afternoon fun cooking project with a result that looks fancy no matter your candy-making skills (or lack thereof)!
Feb 8, 2024
My Bacon-Wrapped Jalapeño Poppers Are the Most Requested Game Day AppetizerRecipes
Jalapeño poppers are the ultimate game-day snack. They’re spicy, crisp, and a serious crowd-pleasing appeziter. The catch? They aren’t very practical to make at home. Restaurant-style poppers require a deep fryer, a messy breading setup, and a lot of planning to pull off. To solve this, we created a recipe that ditches the deep fryer altogether while still delivering on texture and flavor. What’s our secret? Bacon.
Feb 8, 2024
The Best Baked Beans Are Made in Your Slow CookerRecipes
Meet your new favorite party recipe: slow cooker baked beans. Long loved for their sweet, tangy flavor and tender, creamy texture, baked beans for backyard barbecues, summer cookouts, and game day parties used to mean heating up the whole house to slowly cook the dried beans for hours upon hours. Here the slow cooker saves the day by doing all the work and keeping you cool at the same time.
Feb 8, 2024
Chicken Fried Steak Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at HomeRecipes
Chicken fried steak is a Southern diner tradition. You’ll find it on the menu at nearly every mom-and-pop spot and at larger chains as well. It’s the first thing my husband orders whenever we return home to Georgia. But, thanks to this pantry-friendly, one-pan recipe, you don’t have to leave the house (or travel to the South) to enjoy this essential Southern meal.Here’s the easiest way to make chicken fried steak at home.
Feb 5, 2024
This Is the Best Way to Cook Fish (Only 10 Minutes!)Recipes
I would place “how to cook fish quickly” right up there with other essential cooking skills like boiling eggs and cooking a pot of rice. If you can cook a fish fillet, you can have a healthy, easy dinner on the table in 10 minutes. Or less! It’s such a simple and versatile weeknight meal. Here’s how to do it. For quick stovetop cooking, go for a white fish fillet.
Jan 29, 2024
This Is the Only Way I Ever Make Pulled Pork (It's So Good)Recipes
Pork shoulder is one of my secret weapons in the kitchen. Slow-cooked, it can become a thousand different meals. I can mix in some barbecue sauce and make pulled pork sandwiches, scatter it on top of tortilla chips for pulled pork nachos, or use it as a filling for pulled pork lettuce wraps. And that’s just to start! Here’s everything you need to know about pork shoulder — from choosing the meat to transforming it into a fork-tender meal that can last all week.
Jan 26, 2024
65 Side Dishes That Make Steak Feel Even More SpecialRecipes
Steak isn’t an everyday dinner, so when you take the time to cook it, it truly feels like an occasion. It’s often made to celebrate special occasions like birthdays and anniversaries, but it also has a way of making a random Wednesday night feel festive. It’s hard to beat a perfectly grilled steak when it’s warm outside.
Jan 17, 2024
How To Bake Chicken Breasts Perfectly Every TimeRecipes
Baked chicken breasts don’t have to be dry and boring. They can, in fact, be moist, tender, and full of flavor — something you actually look forward to having for dinner. The secret? The parchment paper method. By covering the chicken with a piece of parchment paper, the chicken bastes in its own juices so they never dry out. It’s basically a cross between braising and roasting and is sure to become one of your new favorite ways to cook chicken.
Jan 16, 2024
Homemade Peanut Butter Is Easier than You ThinkRecipes
On some level, you probably already know that, sure, it’s pretty easy to make your own peanut butter. But if you’ve never actually made homemade peanut butter, I don’t know if you quite understand how truly, incredibly, ridiculously easy it really is. To make easy, delicious peanut butter at home, use your food processor. Then go make Kelli’s 3-Ingredient Peanut Butter Cookies. (Trust us on this one.
Jan 16, 2024
How To Make Your Own Kombucha ScobyRecipes
There’s really no arguing that scoby is uglydelicious homemade kombuchaIf you want to save a few bucks on your ‘booch habit, there’s just no getting around it. You’re going to need a scoby. You can beg a scoby from a kombucha-brewing friend, or you can order a fresh one online. But there’s one more option: you can grow your own. This can be easily done by combining tea, sugar, and some pre-made kombucha. Here’s how to do it.
Jan 16, 2024
This Is the Easiest Method for Roasting GarlicRecipes
Casually read a book while you wait.
Jan 12, 2024
My 3-Ingredient Crispy Roasted Chickpeas Are My Favorite SnackRecipes
Those cans of chickpeas sitting in your cupboard have been hiding an amazing secret. Roasted in the oven, chickpeas transform into a crispy, salty, savory snack. So tiny. So easy to eat by the handful. So irresistible. Roasted chickpeas are easy to make and customize. Here’s everything you need to know. Canned chickpeas: Using canned chickpeas is the easiest method, but you can cook dried chickpeas if that’s what you have on hand.
Jan 11, 2024
This Is the Only Martini Recipe You'll Ever NeedRecipes
The classic cocktail is so easy to stir up at home.
Jan 9, 2024
40 Recipes to Keep You Warm and Cozy in the WinterRecipes
Often, when I don’t feel like cooking, I’ll make a dinner salad, a plate of scrambled eggs and toast, or a quick beans-and-greens sauté and call it a night. But come winter I crave dinners that are way more comforting than that. When I’m looking for something to warm me from the inside out — something that is as hearty as they come — I turn to these recipes.
Jan 9, 2024
55 Best Sides to Serve with SalmonRecipes
It always feels like a treat when salmon is in my dinner lineup. I love it because it’s easy to prepare and there are so many ways to cook it. Take your pick between cooking salmon in the oven, under the broiler for an extra-speedy dinner, or on the grill. You can even cook salmon straight from the freezer.The best side dishes for salmon should be simple enough to make while the salmon cooks, and deliver plenty of flavor without outshining the beautiful fish.
Jan 8, 2024
I Made This "Exploding Cocoa" Once and Now I'll Never Go Back to the BoxSkills
So rich! So chocolatey! So fun!
Jan 3, 2024
15 Quick and Easy One-Skillet MealsRecipes
They're the ultimate weeknight dinner.
Jan 3, 2024
This Perfect Cheesecake Will Make You Feel Like a Pro BakerRecipes
It's even great for beginners.
Dec 22, 2023
20 Pork Chop Recipes That Everyone Will LoveRecipes
There’s a reason we love adding pork chops into our meal rotation. Much like chicken breasts, this quick-cooking cut of meat is super-versatile. Pork chops can be cooked a ton of different ways — in the oven, on the stovetop, over a grill, in an Instant Pot, or air fryer. Personally, I like to cook my pork chops in my cast-iron skillet, but whatever your favorite method is, we have the best pork chop recipes for you.
Dec 22, 2023
Here's the Perfect Ratio for French Press Coffee Recipes
Your morning self will thank you.
Dec 22, 2023
Filet Mignon is the Fancy Steak That's Actually Easy to CookRecipes
Two words: garlic butter.
Dec 22, 2023
You Only Need 10 Minutes to Sear Perfect Scallops on the StoveRecipes
They're shockingly simple to make.
Dec 21, 2023
5-Ingredient Fondant Potatoes Only Sound FancyRecipes
Fondant potatoes look like a dish you’d order in a fancy restaurant. But don’t be intimidated by their appearance — they take less than one hour to make and use humble ingredients you might already have on hand. They also come together using just one pan, making cleanup a breeze. Serve them with seared steak or roast chicken for a restaurant-quality dinner at home. Or serve them alongside prime rib for an impressive holiday meal.
Dec 21, 2023
Your Instant Pot Is the Secret to Fluffy, Perfectly Cooked RiceRecipes
I won't cook rice any other way.
Dec 20, 2023
This Is The Best Way to Freeze Cookie Dough So It Lasts for MonthsSkills
There are any number of reasons why you might want to stash some cookie dough in the freezer. Maybe you like having treats on hand in case company stops by. Maybe the first day of fall kickstarted your holiday baking gene. But we’re friends here, so let’s be honest: Frozen cookie dough in our freezer means warm, gooey, fresh-baked cookies any time we want one. Here are the best ways to freeze your favorite cookies for later.
Dec 18, 2023
Royal Icing Is the Secret to the Easiest Cookie Decorating Recipes
Every year as the holidays approach, I eagerly anticipate holiday baking and decorating sugar cookies. And every year, they don’t exactly turn out as planned. That’s because decorating cookies is a lot easier said than done — especially if you’re a perfectionist like me who likes straight lines and clean edges. But this year, I’m prepared. I recently got to work developing a simple royal icing recipe that makes cookie decorating as stress-free (and mess-free!
Dec 15, 2023
This Dutch Baby Pancake Is the Easiest Way to Impress Your FriendsRecipes
It's our go-to brunch dish for a reason.
Dec 15, 2023
This Extra-Tender Roasted Pork Is Delicious Any Night of the WeekRecipes
It's an easy and impressive way to feed a crowd.
Dec 14, 2023
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
The Easiest Way to Decorate Cookies with IcingRecipes
Get set for your cookie party.
Dec 13, 2023
The One Ingredient that Makes Classic Latkes 100x BetterRecipes
Shatteringly crisp!
Dec 5, 2023
How to Clean an Oven Naturally with Baking Soda and VinegarKitchen
Forget about that stinky self-cleaning function!
Dec 5, 2023
10 Dinners You Can Make Without a Trip to the Grocery StoreRecipes
Lean on one of these pantry recipes for dinner this week.
Nov 30, 2023
How to Use Up a Container of YogurtRecipes
It's the transformative ingredient you didn't know you needed.
Nov 29, 2023
50 Comfort Food Recipes You Can Make in the SummerRecipes
For those times when a crisp, refreshing salad just won't cut it.
Nov 28, 2023
30 Recipes You Should Know by the Age of 30Recipes
Watch this video and choose which recipe to make first!
Nov 28, 2023
100 Simple Ways to Turn Pantry Staples into Complete MealsRecipes
Recipes, ideas, and suggestions for turning your pantry staples into complete and filling meals.
Nov 28, 2023
We Tested 4 Famous Chocolate Cake Recipes and Found a Clear Winner
Celebrity Recipe Showdown
After spending an entire day baking, I finally found the absolute best chocolate cake recipe.
Nov 21, 2023