Finding a good recipe is a little like discovering a hidden treasure - when the right ingredients come together in a delicious breakfast, lunch, or dinner recipe, you want to hold on to the magic. Cooking, after all, is a skill most of us use every day, and the value of a quick and easy recipe that tastes good can't be overstated. When you're looking for a recipe -- regardless of cuisine -- take the time to read the ingredients and techniques thoroughly, so you know what you're getting into before you fire up the stove. A good recipe won't just deliver a delicious dish; it will give you a mini lesson about how to cook. As you begin to collect good recipes, your options for weekly menus will increase. Whether you're looking for a healthy fruit smoothies or crisp, golden brown fried chicken, has the recipe you're looking for. Keep the best of them and build a collection -- soon you'll find yourself with an tasty arsenal of meals that make your entire family happy


Apples, whether slightly sweet or slightly tart, can be utilized in all sorts of recipes from appetizers and salads to main dishes and sides. And who can forget them in a dessert such as an all-American apple pie?

Thanksgiving Leftovers

Nibbling on leftovers is one of the best parts of Thanksgiving, and our recipes give you lots of great leftover ideas. Use the rest of the bird in Turkey Tortilla Soup, Cran-Turkey Enchiladas, or one of our other turkey recipes. Warm up a leftover side dish, and presto -- you've got day-after-Thanksgiving lunch!

Chicken Casseroles

Chicken leftovers, front and center! Use leftover chicken or cook up some fresh to make these popular chicken casseroles, including creamy chicken, King chicken, and fiesta chicken and rice.

Slow Cooker

Every smart cook loves her slow cooker. With just a little planning (and these great recipes for pork and beef, not to mention vegetables and rice dishes), you can have dinner in the slow cooker, plugged in, and slowly cooking into tender goodness, in time to head off to work, manage the family, and weed the garden.

Ground Beef

With a little ground beef, a quick meal is only minutes away. Whip up these tried-and-true recipes of ground beef chili, ground beef casserole, and ground beef rice that pinch pennies but indulge in flavor.


Celebrate Thanksgiving with friends, family, and good food. With festive recipes for holiday appetizers, soups, salads, and snacks, plus showstopping main courses and impressive desserts, we've got Thanksgiving covered.

Thanksgiving Side Dishes

Turkey may take center stage at Thanksgiving, but you need supporting side dishes as well. From cranberry relish to sweet potatoes and yams, green beans, and much more, we have the perfect sides to round out your Thanksgiving meal.

Mexican Casseroles

If you like tamales, you'll love the flavor fiesta of Mexican casseroles. From Mexican chicken to taco casserole to green chile enchilada bake, these easy recipes for Mexican casseroles will surely become family favorites.


From fried yellow squash to butternut squash soup or a pasta-like dish with spaghetti squash, there's no doubt that squash varieties can provide you with many favorite recipes.


Pie is a classic dessert loved by young and old and everyone in between. And with so many different recipes to choose from, you're sure to find more than one pie recipe that you and your family will want time and time again.

Crockpot Beef

Crockpot beef is amazingly tender. From beef stew to roast beef to meatballs, these easy recipes for crockpot beef simmer slowly but disappear fast.

Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes can be prepared in many of the same ways as regular potatoes: baked, mashed, in soups, or as fries. Peruse these recipes for a sweet potato dish ranging from an appetizer to dessert.

Thanksgiving Turkey

Turkey is synonymous with Thanksgiving dinner, and our recipes give you great ways to show off your bird. Whether you prefer your turkey stuffed with all the traditional trimmings, simply roasted, or spice-rubbed and BBQ'd, we have what you need for the perfect Thanksgiving turkey.

Green Beans

Whether using fresh, frozen, or canned green beans, these recipes are easy to cook up for holidays or a weeknight meal. From a comforting green bean casserole, to a light salad and beans with potatoes or bacon, you'll find something for everyone with these green bean recipes.

Halloween Candy and Treats

Needless to say, candy and Halloween go hand in hand. From popcorn-and-candy balls and to Scaredy-Cat treats and more, our Halloween recipes for candy and treats are sure to please your ghosts and goblins.

Thanksgiving Breads

Any of our bread recipes would be a lovely addition to the Thanksgiving table, from dinner rolls to rustic loaves. Holiday meals are worth the effort of homemade bread - store-bought is no comparison!

Mashed Potatoes

Mashed potatoes may be the ultimate comfort food. They are a no-fail side that can be served rather plainly or in myriad ways to suit the tastes of your family. Try Mashed Potatoes with Caramelized Onions, Smoky Mashed Potatoes, or Boursin Mashed Potatoes for a change of pace.


A gravy can be as simple as seasoned pan juices or a complex sauce thickened with flour or cornstarch and enhanced with wine and herbs. These easy recipes offer tips on how to make all kinds of gravies, from turkey to sausage to beef.

Green Salad

Bagged or fresh, a mixed green salad takes little time to make. These easy recipes for mixed green salad with herb vinaigrette or creamy ranch dressing are easy sides for any dish.

Halloween Cocktails

Mix up bewitching beverages with these tasty recipes for Halloween cocktails. Whether you're in the mood for Bloody-Rimmed Martinis or a ghoulishy-great margarita, these grown-up cocktails are perfect for Halloween entertaining.

Pumpkin Bread

The one thing better than the aroma of warm, fresh bread is the taste. These bread recipes will surely have your mouth watering.

Turkey Casseroles

If you want a change of pace from chicken every night, try a turkey casserole. Combined with wild rice, egg noodles, and stuffing, these quick recipes for turkey casserole adapt to whatever moves you.

Scalloped Potatoes

Scalloped potatoes are delicious, but don't stop with just the classic. Try nacho-style scalloped potatoes, low-fat scalloped potatoes, or even special holiday scalloped potato variations.


While popular in sweet desserts, pumpkin is a great addition to savory recipes. From curries to stews to soups, these easy pumpkin recipes call for either fresh or canned pumpkin.

Acorn Squash

Acorn squash can be prepared quickly and easily as a side dish and can also be combined with other ingredients to turn it into the main meal. Acorn Squash with Apricot Glaze is a tasty side, while Pork-Stuffed Acorn Squash is a hearty main dish.

Thanksgiving Stuffing

Wow your Thanksgiving crowd with the best stuffing ever. Whether you go for traditional bread, sage, or sausage stuffing or feel like jazzing up your bird with something new, our delicious recipes will help you create a stuffing that makes the perfect complement to your Thanksgiving meal.

Beef Casseroles

Stretching the budget is easy with dishes like beef casserole. Take the family on ethnic flavor adventures with these recipes for ground beef casserole and less expensive beef cuts.

Twice Baked Potatoes

Potatoes are so nice, it's fun to bake them twice! Cheesy twice-baked potatoes make a sensational side dish.

Brussels Sprouts

Whether roasted, sauteed, steamed, or baked, Brussels sprouts are easier (and tastier!) than you think. From sprouts served with bacon to those served with garlic butter, these recipes will turn even the harshest critic into a Brussels sprouts fan.


Hosting a Halloween party? Look no further for the perfect recipes -- from cupcakes and candy to brownies, bars, punch, and a whole lot more for creepy, spooky Halloween fun.

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