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The Best Vegetarian Chili Recipe

The Best Vegetarian Chili Recipe

This quick vegetarian chili recipe replaces meat with lots of beans and vegetables and suggests using vegetarian burger crumbles to add texture and protein. It's an easy weeknight meal that's ready in about an hour, and it's great for leftovers.

Holiday Cookie Recipe: Chocolate Peppermint Bars

Holiday Cookie Recipe: Chocolate Peppermint Bars

These chocolate peppermint cookie bars layer fudgy brownies with smooth peppermint creme and chocolate glaze, topped with crushed candy cane. They are a fun and decadent twist on the old holiday favorite, Peppermint Bark.

Peanut Pumpkin Muffins Recipe to Make with Kids

Peanut Pumpkin Muffins Recipe to Make with Kids

This recipe for peanut pumpkin muffins, provided by the National Peanut Board, calls for ingredients such as canned pumpkin, salted peanuts, pumpkin pie spice, cinnamon, dark brown sugar, and molasses. Each serving has more than 6 grams of protein and 3 grams of fiber.

How to Tell if a Recipe Is Worth Making

How to Tell if a Recipe Is Worth Making

How do you know when a recipe is worth making? Online, you have millions of recipes at your fingertips, but they're not all winners. Here are 6 tips for choosing a recipe, including what to look for in a good recipe and how to know when a recipe is not worth trying.

Classic Italian Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe

Classic Italian Spaghetti and Meatballs Recipe

This classic Italian recipe for spaghetti and meatballs ("spaghetti e polpette") comes from the cookbook "Recipes to Remember: My Epicurean Journey to Preserve My Mother's Italian Cooking from Memory Loss."

Bake Cobweb Cupcakes For Halloween

Bake Cobweb Cupcakes For Halloween

From little monsters to grown-up goblins, Halloween is when sweets truly take center stage. This delicious recipe will help make your Halloween that much sweeter (and spookier)!

Cater Your Very Own Graveyard Bash

Cater Your Very Own Graveyard Bash

Be the ghostess with the mostess this Halloween and throw a wickedly wonderful spooky celebration. The entertaining experts from the Wilton Test Kitchen know all the tricks and give some expert advice and kid-approved recipes here so you can make plenty of treats for hosting a bone-chilling blast that will have friends and family shrieking with delight.

Fun and Easy Halloween Recipes from a Celebrity Caterer

Fun and Easy Halloween Recipes from a Celebrity Caterer

Celebrity caterer Andrea Correale, owner and creator of Elegant Affairs, shares four frightfully delicious Halloween recipes to make hosting a Monster Mash for your kids and their friends easier on you.

Pumpkin Pie Pasta Recipe

Pumpkin Pie Pasta Recipe

Approved by a certified nutritionist and kids' cooking instructor, this recipe for pumpkin pie pasta is a simple and fun fall dinner idea that the whole family will love.

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Greenmarket Vegetable Chowder

Greenmarket Vegetable Chowder

This recipe for a colorful summer vegetable soup, courtesy of the owners of Tocqueville in Manhattan, is the perfect dish to make after a trip to your local greenmarket or farmers market, when you have a lot of fresh veggies on hand.

Veggie-Rich Recipe: Celery, Apple, and Grape Salad

Veggie-Rich Recipe: Celery, Apple, and Grape Salad

This healthy and colorful salad is easy to make and a great way for kids to get several servings of fruits and veggies.

Happy 100th Birthday, Oreo!

Happy 100th Birthday, Oreo!

Oreo just celebrated its 100th birthday, and to celebrate, we have a delicious Oreo recipe, some Oreo trivia, and also consider the question: how can we let kids "be kids"--and how can adults get in on the fun, too?

Shamrock Smoothie Recipe

Shamrock Smoothie Recipe

This smoothie gets its green hue from a healthy dose of kale, but kids will love the sweet zing provided by the addition of vanilla yogurt and banana. It's a fun and tasty treat that's easy enough for kids to make themselves. Plus, it packs a punch of vitamin C, calcium, and other nutrients that are good for growing bodies. It's leprechaun-green color and the fact that kale is a form of cabbage also make it the perfect kid-friendly drink for St. Patrick's Day or other Irish celebrations.

Easy One-Dish Meals Great for Winter

Easy One-Dish Meals Great for Winter

What's for dinner? Well, come winter, when hearty stews, casseroles, and soups top your list of meals, the answer is easy: A warming, one-pot wonder.

Stews, Brisket, and Pie: Hearty One-Pot Recipes

Stews, Brisket, and Pie: Hearty One-Pot Recipes

Come winter, hearty stews, casseroles, and soups top the list of meals, and there's nothing better than a warming, one-pot wonder. Area moms offered some of their favorite recipes, including turkey osso buco stew, beef (or turkey) barley stew, greek chicken stew, brisket, and farmer's pie.

No-Sugar Birthday Cake Recipe

No-Sugar Birthday Cake Recipe

No sugar in this cake -- no kidding! This cake recipe is all about capturing natural sweetness from ingredients like apples, bananas, and cranberries, with no added sugar, making it great for babies and those with special dietary issues, like diabetes.

Fun and Easy Halloween Recipes to Make with the Kids: Chocolate Witch Hair

Fun and Easy Halloween Recipes to Make with the Kids: Chocolate Witch Hair

Sure, candy is likely your kids' favorite Halloween treat, but why not cook up something a little different this October 31. Use this easy-to-make recipe to lure your children into the kitchen for a festive family activity that results in delicious chocolate witch hair.

Fun and Easy Halloween Recipes to Make with the Kids: Bewitching Cocoa Bites

Fun and Easy Halloween Recipes to Make with the Kids: Bewitching Cocoa Bites

Getting the kids into the kitchen to help with dinner can be torture, but getting them cooking might be more fun with this festive Halloween recipe for delicious, chocolate rice cereal treats. Plus, these Bewitching Cocoa Bites also make the perfect addition to any Halloween costume party.

Fun and Easy Halloween Recipes to Make with the Kids: Goblin Delights

Fun and Easy Halloween Recipes to Make with the Kids: Goblin Delights

For kids, Halloween is all about dressing up in costumes and collecting enough candy to last them until Christmas. Why not make obtaining Halloween treats more of a family affair by heading over to the kitchen and cooking up your own festive sweets. Try this quick and easy recipe for chocolate Goblin Delights.

Soccer Ball Cupcakes Recipe

Soccer Ball Cupcakes Recipe

Using the soccer ball baking pan from Zenker (frieling.com), you can treat your kids—or any soccer lover—to these soccer ball cupcakes.

Healthy Halloween Recipe: Pumpkin Pancakes with Chocolate Filling

Healthy Halloween Recipe: Pumpkin Pancakes with Chocolate Filling

Start Halloween morning out right with these devilishly delicious pumpkin pancakes stuffed with a creamy chocolate filling. This healthy recipe is from Catherine McCord, the mom behind all those nutritious ideas at Weelicious.com.

How to Have a Harry Potter Halloween: Recipes & Costumes

How to Have a Harry Potter Halloween: Recipes & Costumes

To jump-start your own Harry Potter-inspired Halloween revelry, we’ve got two recipes for meals drawn straight from the series that would even make Mrs. Weasley proud! Plus, check out some costumes of your favorite Hogwarts wizards!

Easter Recipe: Mild-Mannered Deviled Eggs

Easter Recipe: Mild-Mannered Deviled Eggs

Update your Easter recipe repertoire this year with this delicious appetizer or side dish full of healthy ingredients and kid-pleasing decorations. Plus, check out our tips on how to get your kids involved in the kitchen.

Easter Recipe: Spiced Carrot Cupcakes

Easter Recipe: Spiced Carrot Cupcakes

Update your Easter recipe repertoire this year with this delicious dessert dish full of healthy ingredients. Plus, see our tips on how to get your kids involved in the kitchen.




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