Ashley Kappel
An Associate Editor for MyRecipes.com, Ashley Kappel enjoys baking, cooking, and anything that goes in her slow-cooker.

Recent Posts By Ashley Kappel

How Much Did People Spend On Food At The Super Bowl?

Hint: A LOT. ESPN claims that an average of over $87 was spent per person, meaning a family of four was out almost $350 before tickets, travel, or merchandise (gotta have those jerseys). What were they buying? Basic concessions, like a slice of pizza, went for $10 according to the official Super Bowl 50 app, while a glass of wine started […]

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What To Cook For Valentine’s Day

Cooking for a date this weekend? Make the world’s easiest recipe that’s sure to make you look like a stud in the kitchen. Don’t believe us? Check out these raves. “This was so simple and steak house quality delicious. The worst thing about this dish is that we are weren’t able to stop eating.  No lunch tomorrow  :(” “Tried this method […]

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Family-Friendly Valentine’s Day Party

I thought I had through most of the stages of Valentine’s Day: DIY Valentine Mailbox (elementary school) Puppy Love (middle school) No, Really Real Love (high school) Stupid Hallmark Holiday (post-breakup) Fluttery Love (college bf, now hot husband) But I realize now, there’s one I missed, the one where you have two tiny kiddos and the last thing you want to do is […]

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Throw The Ultimate Gilmore Girls Party

The countdown is ON to Netflix’s revival of the beloved Gilmore Girls. To celebrate, we’re recreating Rory’s first night at Yale, when Lorelai insisted that Rory order everything within delivery distance and judge the food on quality, speed of service, and cuteness of delivery guy. Grab some friends, cue up Season 4, Episode 2, and let the good food roll […]

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What To Cook In A Five-Oven Kitchen

Beyonce’s Airbnb Super Bowl digs featured a kitchen that had five ovens, which begs the question: When on earth would you ever need five ovens? We’ve come up with five: Thanksgiving. If you prepped ahead, you could cook everything at once without any sticky notes reserving oven space. We’d break it down to one for turkey, one for stuffings (with oysters and […]

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The Easiest Appetizer Ever

When I realize I have friends on the way, I generally panic. I don’t worry about the toys strewn about or that my counters aren’t spotless. I start to mentally scroll my pantry, wondering what on earth I can serve them. Enter: Potachos. I love any recipe that I can pull together in no time. To make Potachos (party nachos, […]

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Easy Swaps: Simple Substitutes for Cornstarch

Out of cornstarch? Skip the infuriating last minute trip to the store and use a simple swap instead. What can you substitute for cornstarch in a recipe? Flour. Flour is an easy substitute, but is less potent than cornstarch, so you’re likely to need twice as much. It’s also a better ingredient to use in acidic dishes, as it won’t […]

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Budget-Friendly Million Dollar Pound Cake

This cake may taste like a million bucks, but it only costs pennies to make. Seven ingredients, most of them found in your pantry already, are all you need to make this fantastic cake that’s perfect for breakfast, brunch, dessert, and everything in between. It couldn’t be easier, but if you want a step by step, watch this quick video.

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It’s Pancake Day!

Time to use up those indulgent ingredients before Ash Wednesday. Let’s make some killer pancakes, shall we? Since pancakes are actually just an excuse to eat cake (topped with syrup!) for breakfast, we’re rounding up our most indulgent favorites. Looking for a quick recipe? Try our 3-ingredient pancakes:

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We Love These Edible Valentine’s

Looking to leave your lover a cute, groan-worthy Valentine’s Day card? Take a hint from Marie who is currently blowing our mind with her food magic. Do you get all the puns? For more food magic, follow Marie on Instagram @MARIESABA.

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