This Carrot Cake Takes the Cake

  A recipe doesn’t earn the name “Best Carrot Cake” for nothing, and the folks at Southern Living sure agree with that. The best part is that preparing this cake is easier than you might think, so in no time at all you can bring this luscious carrot cake into your own home to enjoy with friends and family. You’ll need three round […]

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Fish Sticks Just Got Upgraded

  We all know about fish sticks, usually part of those easy weeknight frozen dinners that we can pop into the oven quickly to calm the hunger pangs after a long day. While it’s great to have that option, I’m happy to share the ease at which you can whip up today’s Daily DIY featured recipe. There’s a reason Cooking Light named this […]

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7 Mother’s Day Gifts for a Mom Who Loves to Cook

We’ve rounded up 7 of our favorite Mother’s Day gifts for moms who love to cook. Whether you want to make her life easier, or just remind her that she is the best cook you know, these gifts will be sure to do the trick. 1. Milk Bottle or Mason Jar  Stackable Decorative Measuring Cups: These sets make measuring more enjoyable.  2. Pandora Chef […]

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Cook With Confidence: Marshmallow Popcorn Treats with Chocolate Drizzle

This week we take a turn into sweeter territory for our Cook With Confidence post. Personally, I didn’t have much trouble choosing a recipe this time around. It kind of picked me. I flipped right to the “Snack of the Month” in the May issue of Cooking Light and noticed I already had the ingredients at home. Happy dance! Few […]

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How to Prepare Fennel

  You’ve heard of it before, maybe even tasted it before, but for anyone unaccustomed to fennel, it can seem like a daunting ingredient to prepare. Fennel is a perennial herb that grows from a bulb-like base with stalks, yellow flowers, and feathery leaves. It has been touted to have many health benefits, such as aiding indigestion and normalizing blood pressure. This herb is […]

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Caramel and Pecans Come Together Deliciously

  Oh, caramel, we love you so … especially in these delectable Caramel Pecan Bars!  Just add some pecans to the mix and you’ve got yourself a delectable dessert worthy of a special occasion or even just a late night sweet tooth fix. These bars are simple to make and only require a handful of ingredients, most of which you probably […]

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How to Make a Yummy Rum Cake

My parents just returned from yet another Caribbean island vacation and all they brought me was a stupid rum cake. That’s not to say that I don’t love rum cake because it is, in fact, delicious, but while I’m sitting here in boring old Georgia, they’re lying on a beach somewhere. If you’ve ever been to one of those islands, […]

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Our Best Asian Chicken Salad

Chinese food doesn’t have to be loaded with excess calories and sodium. This refreshing spring salad is a new spin on Chinese cuisine with garden-fresh ingredients and a zingy soy-ginger dressing. This recipe only takes 45 minutes from start to finish, making it perfect for a weeknight supper or even a relaxed weekend lunch at home. To save time, you […]

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Cook With Confidence: Make it a Pasta Night

  Here we are again with this week’s Cook With Confidence post! This time, we’re going on a journey into pasta territory. Spring is a great time to enjoy pasta, and with all of the spring vegetables that are in season, it’s easier than ever. This particular dish features cherry tomatoes, spinach, and artichoke hearts, all of which I am […]

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How to Cook Farro

  Farro! I want to tell you all about this amazing grain, which happens to be one of my favorite new ingredients. I’m crazy about all the unique ancient grain varieties popping up on shelves all over the country. From spelt to quinoa to einkorn, there’s never been a better time to experiment with whole grains than now. How many […]

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