Scrumptious, fresh-as-you-like meat sauce served over spaghetti is one of the easiest American favorites to master. If you’re able to make just the right amount for the folks you’re serving, you can up your pasta game with this easy trick: cook your pasta until it’s not quite al dente, drain all but ½ cup of the pasta […]
Use your favorite fruits to make this dessert your own–frozen berries are especially good. If you’re willing to freeze your ramekins, you can also cover them tightly before baking and store in the freezer. Bring up to room temperature to bake.
Oatmeal is always a warm, nutritious start to a cold, wintery day. This one is sweetened with applesauce and cinnamon. Shelf-stable ingredients make this a smart choice for cooking for your pantry.
If you’ve ever been stuck staring at a cupboard with odds and ends of pasta and a freezer full of vegetables and wondered how you were going to scrape together something resembling a meal, wonder no more. This is your go-to. Broccoli is ideal for this, but honestly, any veggie you like with Parmesan and […]
Quick weeknight dinner, here we come! This recipe is inexpensive per serving even if you make it from items bought for the purpose, but better still, it’s a great template for using up pantry items and odds and ends from other dishes. Have half an onion left from another recipe? Toss it in. Overbought canned […]
An easy recipe for a beginner chef, this would make a great meal to prep with the kids. It’s delicious enough that your guests will think you and your kids are pros! Tip: You can use frozen, canned, or fresh corn. Any will be fantastic. If you’re using canned, look for the low-sodium options.