Peggy Kieran

Peggy is a freelance writer for MarthaStewart.com.
There's no better way to close out one year and start another than with a fabulous sweet treat. These celebratory cupcakes, tartlets, and cookies are sure to delight.
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There's no better way to close out one year and start another than with a fabulous sweet treat. These celebratory cupcakes, tartlets, and cookies are sure to delight.
This meaty guide covers everything from budget-friendly cuts to luxurious, splurge-worthy choices.
Handmade gifts are the best kind, particularly when they're edible. They're so much more personal, and no one can resist a homemade jam or truffle, especially when these gourmet goodies are prettily packaged. The recipes and ideas here are all easy to make and are thoughtful, delicious gifts.
From chocolate layer cake to blueberry crisp, these vegan dessert options are totally delightful.
From chocolate layer cake to blueberry crisp, these vegan dessert options are totally delightful.
Keep the festive mood going with these innovative recipes that take your holiday leftovers from boring to brilliant.
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Keep the festive mood going with these innovative recipes that take your holiday leftovers from boring to brilliant.
From po' boy sandwiches to gumbo and red beans and rice, we're sharing our favorite recipes for Mardi Gras. Laissez les bon temps rouler!
Keep the festive mood going with these innovative recipes that take your holiday leftovers from boring to brilliant.
Keep the festive mood going with these innovative recipes that take your holiday leftovers from boring to brilliant.
From po' boy sandwiches to gumbo and red beans and rice, we're sharing our favorite recipes for Mardi Gras. Laissez les bon temps rouler!
Some call it liquid gold; we say this one-ingredient wonder is a secret weapon for cooking and baking, and it's the ultimate fall flavor.
Some call it liquid gold; we say this one-ingredient wonder is a secret weapon for cooking and baking, and it's the ultimate fall flavor.
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Fall is here and farmers' markets are filled with inspiring fruits. We've rounded up our favorite fall desserts, including pies, cakes, tarts, and cookies.
There's always the one utensil you're looking for that you can't find. How can you get through Turkey Day prep without it?
It's officially fall! We're making dinner with plenty of seasonal produce (cue the butternut squash!) and whipping up soups, burgers, noodle bowls, and our favorite pastas for quick weeknight dinners.
These Halloween appetizers, snacks, cocktails, and main courses will satisfy hungry party guests this October 31st. Our selection of festively scary foods aren't cheesy but they are delicious. Check out these favorite Halloween recipes.
These Halloween appetizers, snacks, cocktails, and main courses will satisfy hungry party guests this October 31st. Our selection of festively scary foods aren't cheesy but they are delicious. Check out these favorite Halloween recipes.
We're all about embracing summer for as long as possible. Here you'll find light salads alongside grilled chicken, pasta with fresh vegetables, and meat-free dishes. These are family-friendly weeknight dinner recipes that you can get on the table in less than one hour.
Enjoy a fabulous vegetarian cookout with smoky grilled vegetables, grilled pizza, tofu kebabs, and lots more.
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Celebrate the season's fresh berries, cherries, apricots, peaches, and plums with these irresistible desserts.
Celebrate the season's fresh berries, cherries, apricots, peaches, and plums with these irresistible desserts.
There's no need to turn on the stove, oven, or even the grill in order to prepare these delicious dishes.
There's no need to turn on the stove, oven, or even the grill in order to prepare these delicious dishes.
Explore the many ways to prepare this dinnertime favorite on the grill. Our recipes include buttermilk-marinated chicken pieces, whole chickens basted in homemade barbecue sauce, and so much more.
Don't just grill your main courses! Preparing appetizers on the grill helps keep the party outside and simplifies cleanup. Our recipe collection of starters includes grilled shrimp, bruschetta, pancetta-wrapped asparagus, sausages, and more.