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Cooking Off the Cuff: Just One More Dumpling, Please

Edward Schneider | Posted 11.02.2016 | Taste
Edward Schneider

Bread dumplings - Semmelknödel - are the final entry in the stodge section of the mental to-cook list I made during our October trip to eastern Germa...

Cooking Off the Cuff: Nothing Flat About These Beans

Edward Schneider | Posted 09.07.2016 | Taste
Edward Schneider

This is a good moment for beans. The market is full of them, including thick or skinny string/French beans to boil or stir-fry, plus their yellow and ...

Cooking Off the Cuff: A Bistro Classic From the Season's First Celery Root

Edward Schneider | Posted 08.24.2016 | Taste
Edward Schneider

Jackie and I eat more celery root (aka celeriac) than anyone else in the world. Or at least more than most of our friends: Whenever we serve it, guest...

9 Salads And Sides To Flag For The 4th Of July

Jennifer Segal | Posted 07.02.2016 | Taste
Jennifer Segal

Fireworks, friends and -- most importantly -- food! Flag these easy salad and side recipes for your Independence Day party. They're keepers.

Healthiest McDonald's Happy Meal Menu Items

The Daily Meal | Posted 06.29.2016 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Enjoying a McDonald's Happy Meal is one of the great childhood memories for many of us, because not only did it come in that awesome box, not only was...

Red, White and Blue Fruit Salad

Danette May | Posted 06.28.2016 | Taste
Danette May

Here's a fun, festive fruit salad recipe that's perfect for 4th of July! If you've been reading for a while, you'll know I love to play with this rec...

Cooking Off the Cuff: Fregula and Arugula, an Aromatic Match

Edward Schneider | Posted 06.15.2016 | Taste
Edward Schneider

As Jackie and I discovered years ago on a trip to Florence, a very good dinner can be made by melting gorgonzola cheese, perhaps with a splash of milk...

2 Ingredients That Will Instantly Elevate Your Deviled Eggs

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 05.25.2016 | OWN

What's a barbecue without deviled eggs? These little bites are a summer tradition, and there are countless recipes out there that put some rather unus...

What to Do With Chipped Dishes

Mitch Rosenzweig | Posted 04.12.2017 | GPS for the Soul
Mitch Rosenzweig

It may cut you if you're not careful, but with a little care you can learn how to avoid it. Just put it back in the cupboard and forget it. It will remind you that next time, perhaps you should be more careful but really, you are still fine.

Spring Asparagus: 7 Tested and Perfected Recipes

Jennifer Segal | Posted 04.10.2017 | Taste
Jennifer Segal

Asparagus is to spring what pumpkin is to fall: it's versatile, delicious, and everywhere. Whether you grill, roast, purée or sauté it, you can never go wrong with this elegant spring vegetable.

20 Low Carb Side Dishes To Steal The Spotlight This Easter

Lisa Rae Pfeffer | Posted 03.22.2017 | Taste
Lisa Rae Pfeffer

Just because you've decided to lower your carbs doesn't mean you have to sacrifice taste this Easter. Surprise your family members with some flavorful low carb side dishes. I bet they wouldn't even know they are eating low carb!

7 Flavorful Side Dishes to Pair with Dinner Tonight

Rachel Hollis | Posted 03.15.2017 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

Spice up tonight's dinner with one of these seven delicious side dishes from The Chic Site. They are so good you might even skip the main course. Okay...

Pass the Potatoes: 7 Tested and Perfected Spud Recipes

Jennifer Segal | Posted 03.13.2017 | Taste
Jennifer Segal

Baked, fried, puréed or mashed, everyone loves potatoes. From Maple-Mashed Sweet Potatoes to Potatoes Leek Soup, here are seven simple and delicious ways to make them.

11 Ways To Make Potatoes Even More Delicious

Rachel Hollis | Posted 03.08.2017 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

This post is proof that I not only like potatoes, I LOVE them! Give me all the starch I can get, because calories don't count when they come in the fo...

7 Crispy, Crunchy And Crave-Worthy Vegetable Recipes

Jennifer Segal | Posted 02.26.2017 | Taste
Jennifer Segal

The reason many people (especially kids) don't like vegetables is because of their texture. Mushy, soft veggies are the worst! That's why roasting mak...

The Mashed-Potato Mistake We All Make

The Huffington Post | Lynn Andriani | Posted 12.23.2015 | OWN

Sara Foster, who owns Foster's Market, a gourmet takeout store/café in Durham, NC, has been making mashed potatoes for years, both at at her restaura...

8 Easy Side Dishes for the Holiday Season

Caroline Phelps | Posted 12.21.2016 | Taste
Caroline Phelps

Here are 8 easy and festive dishes your dinner guests will enjoy. Colorful, healthy and delicious sides that pair beautifully with most meat and poultry dishes.

6 Incredible Side Dishes To Serve With Ham | Joann Pan | Posted 12.20.2015 | OWN

A Not-Too-Sugary Complement To Ham's Saltiness Putting sweet potatoes with apples may seem like sugar overload, but stay with us here, because the in...

Best Ever Potatoes au Gratin

PureWow | Posted 12.01.2016 | Taste

Fact: Mashed doesn't have to be your default when it comes to potato side dishes. Take this recipe for potatoes au gratin. You know, the version where...

7 Last-Minute Thanksgiving Hosting Tips

Rachel Hollis | Posted 11.23.2016 | HuffPost Home
Rachel Hollis

Holiday season is officially here! Tomorrow is all about spending time with the ones you love and of course, eating delicious food. That's why I've co...

Thanksgiving Side Dishes on the Grill or Smoker

Steven Raichlen | Posted 11.25.2016 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

Without straying too far from the prescribed path, may I suggest that you bring the awesomeness of smoke and fire to the Thanksgiving table while simultaneously freeing up valuable real estate in your oven on this, the busiest cooking day of the year? Rest assured: the celebrants of the first Thanksgiving used live fire.

3 Side Dishes You Must Serve This Thanksgiving

Rachel Hollis | Posted 11.10.2016 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

Thanksgiving is almost here which means it's time to start planning your holiday menu. I love having a slew of sides made for my guests to choose from. Try one, or all, of my newest side additions for this year's menu at your own holiday gathering.

5 Of The Most Divine Potato Recipes In Existence

The Huffington Post | Lynn Andriani | Posted 11.12.2015 | OWN

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6 Traditional Thanksgiving Sides Made Better

Rachel Hollis | Posted 10.30.2016 | Taste
Rachel Hollis

Trust me, Thanksgiving dinner is one of my favorites, but sometimes the traditional sides can become mundane. Here are 6 sides creatively elevated to ...

A Smoked Side Dish for Thanksgiving: Creamed Corn

Steven Raichlen | Posted 10.30.2016 | Taste
Steven Raichlen

I grew up in a boiled-corn culture (at least it was hypersweet corn from Maryland's Eastern Shore). So my first taste of grilled corn, in Trinidad and...