What’s for lunch today? The same sad desk salad, right? That’s why an office potluck is always welcome. But what do you bring? These crowd-pleasers are easy to transport on your commute, able to feed a crowd, and -- obviously -- delicious.
Beyond the ghosts and witches, Halloween is a frightful holiday for a lot of parents because of one thing: sweets! Want your kids to skip the prepackaged candy? Serve up some homemade treats the boys and ghouls can't resist.
We believe that during the summer, all food should be consumed outside. Why dine in the dreary indoors when the sun is so inviting? And nothing feels more luxurious than a well-packed picnic. From what to pack to how to pack it, here are some Good Things that'll make your summer picnic one for the books.
Be sure to save the turkey bones from your Thanksgiving feast -- you can use them to make a pot of flavorful stock. Simmer them with some onions, carrots, and celery, and you'll have a freezable, low-sodium base for soups, stews, rice dishes, and more.
When you grill, you hardly need a recipe. Knowing the right technique is what's important. The key to success, whether with a gas or a charcoal grill, often involves creating two zones: one for high, direct heat and another for low, indirect heat. The direct-heat area is where you begin, searing the meat with the lid open. Thicker cuts are then moved to the indirect-heat zone to finish cooking, with the lid closed; the meat won't burn, and it will stay moist.