We tell ourselves that ice-cream sandwiches are less messy and require less cleanup than a bowl of ice cream -- but really we prefer them because they taste so good. Take one of these recipes for a test-drive and see if you get any drips.
It’s finally summer, and you want to be outside, on the lawn or the deck. You'd like to have friends over and relax, grill, eat, and refill cocktails as needed. Our tricks, tips, and time-savers address all these desires. Let them become your go-tos for making life easier and meals tastier all summer long.
Vegans and omnivores alike will be delighted by these desserts, including baked goods such as brownies and chocolate chip cookies; fruit in every form, including grapefruit-mint granita and chocolate-covered strawberries and bananas; and elegant fruit salads kissed with dessert wine.
Pumpkin desserts are synonymous with the fall season, most especially at Thanksgiving time. And pumpkin pie is just the beginning! In our collection of easy pumpkin desserts, you'll also find crowd-pleasing recipes for pumpkin cheesecake, cookies, bread pudding, and even a knockout pumpkin-almond tiramisu.
We've collected 30 cookie and brownie recipes perfectly suited to the game-viewing crowd. You won't find any dainty treats here -- just robust sweets for guests with hearty appetites, including giant cookies, fudge brownies, blondies, pecan bars, and more.