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Crazy for Cobbler: An Ode to Peach Cobbler and its Fruit-Crisp Cousins

The dog days of summer are upon us which means it’s fruit cobbler, grunt, and slump season (and let’s throw betties and crisps in, too!) — time to cobble together your ingredients. Peach cobbler is classic, but basically, any seasonal stone fruit or berry makes a welcome stand-in.

Let's Salsa! A Salute to Pico de Gallo

The fresh flavors and simple ingredients of pico de gallo help to make this salsa a summery favorite.

The Beauty of Egg Salad

Did you know May is National Egg Month? I love that they are so versatile — always at the ready from breakfast to dessert. One of my favorite ways to enjoy eggs, since I was a young girl, has been to make egg salad. It’s quick and easy to make, plus there are so many variations — it’s never boring.

All About Risotto: The History & Fundamentals of a Favorite Italian Dish

One Margarita, Two Margaritas… 3 Margarita Recipes We Adore, Plus Perfect Salted- or Sugared-Rim Tips!

Stirred, blended, or shaken — no matter how they're mixed up, margaritas are one of my favorite drinks. And what I love most is that they are so versatile. Learn about a few of my favorite recipes, plus tips for a perfectly salted (or sugared!) rim.

Why (and How) You Should Be Eating Mussels

Sometimes called the poor man’s oyster, mussels should not be overlooked. Super nutritious and planet-friendly, they’re more than worthy of your time and attention. Just follow a few easy steps for at-home mussel success.

Add Joy to Your Plate: All About Edible Flowers

If you’re an avid foodie or food blog follower, you know how popular edible flowers have become. They’re everywhere, topping tacos, soups, salads, and cakes alike. They add a pop of joyful beauty as well as a culinary departure from the norm. So how do you know which flowers are safe to eat?

What Is Pad Thai?

Pad Thai is the most popular dish at many Thai restaurants in the US — but what is it? We’ll give you a breakdown of the most common ingredients in this well-loved Thai dish.

Call Them Garbanzo Beans or Chickpeas

These beans are the tops in nutrition and versatility

4 Peanut Butter Whiskey Drink Recipes You'll Go Nuts For

Move over, jelly, peanut butter has a new partner in crime: whiskey. Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey is the perfect blend of the two classics, peanut butter and whiskey. Grab a bottle and get mixin’, because these sinfully good drinks aren’t going to make themselves.

A Squash Surrounded in Mystery: Digging Up the History of the Acorn Squash

Did you know that acorn squash is also called Des Moines squash? Learn more about the history and mystery of our lovely little hometown squash.

The Cheese Course: A Primer

Walking into a cheese shop can be intimidating, there’s such a wide range of cheeses. Let’s take a quick step back and answer the question, what is cheese and how is it made?