Jul 10, 2020

Here Are 31 Things From Target You Need For Your Kitchen

From organization and decorations to appliances and cookbooks, these 31 products from Target will make you want to spend more...

Jul 2, 2018

How To Impress Everyone With Your Cooking

Make a kick-ass meal with some style.

Intro To Cooking: Make Your Own Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups

Like Reese’s? Yeah, me too. Honestly, I'm not sure I can ever trust someone who doesn't. The problem is that a girl can’t subsist on peanut butter cups alone . . . but it’s fun to try. No, seriously, the problem is more that those things are crazy unhealthy.

Apr 4, 2010

Intro to Cooking: Marshmallows (and Peeps!)

Besides indulging in Lent-withdrawn pleasures, one of other great things about Easter is Peeps. Honestly, they don’t even taste that good, but those little, tennis-ball-colored marshmallow chickies are endlessly fascinating to me. Put one in the microwave, and it balloons to the size of a basketball. Stick one to the wall, and it will still taste fine three years later. Now that’s something not every food can boast.

Mar 28, 2010

Intro To Cooking: Simply Splendid Sugar Cookies

For some reason, sugar cookies make me think of Spring. Maybe because they’re light, sweet, and I could eat about seven. Alright. So that last thing has no coloration to Spring, but I can eat my own weight in sugar cookies.

Mar 14, 2010

Nov 1, 2009

Intro To Cooking: Taco Salad On The Fly

There’s really nothing better for a busy college girl than a dinner that tastes fantastic but took less than 15 minutes to make. Unfortunately, the two are almost mutually exclusive in my mind. I say “almost” because I can think of at least one notable exception: taco salad.

Jun 20, 2009

Confession: I Miss School!

Ahh summer time. The heat is blistering, the Natty Lite is chilled and the pool beckons. For those of us not taking summer classes, these three months are a glorious break from homework, studying and fluorescent lighting. Yes, the whole summer yawns out blue skies and cut-offs until late August and it’s hard to imagine ever going back to school.

Jun 9, 2009

Do It Yourself Tuesdays: Make Your Own Piecrust!

Ah, pie crust. I could practically eat it raw . . . Well, okay, that’s pretty disgusting, so I take it back (sorta). But baked pie crust is an entirely different story. It’s so versatile—you can use it for tarts, dessert pizza, and (obviously) pies. And you can fill those pies with anything—lemon curd, banana cream, fresh strawberries . . .

Jan 4, 2009

Meals You Can Enjoy Again, and Again… and Again

I am all about laziness—I mean, industriousness—and because of that, I love making dinners that I can use as leftovers...

Sep 14, 2008

Perfect Sunday Brunch: Pumpkin Pancakes

Can you think of anything that says fall more than pumpkin? I can’t. And if you can, shut up. Because...

Sep 2, 2008

Cooking Diva Spotlight: Cooking for Two

I have posted what seems like a million small-batch recipes here at CC, and I’ve adapted the vast majority of...

Aug 30, 2008

5 Kitchen Gadgets You Didn’t Know You Needed…Until Now

Once upon a time, man survived by cooking his dinner over a fire. Then someone came along and invented The...

Aug 20, 2008

Make Fabulous Fried Rice At Home

Hit up any Chinese or Indian buffet and you’ll notice that a fixture of the line is fried rice —...

Aug 14, 2008

Scones of Many Flavors

I like to have some kind of baked good in the morning along with my cup of coffee, and honestly,...