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5 Recipes I Wish My Mom Had Taught Me

Posted 04.22.2014 | OWN

It's never too late to learn how to make a cheese ball, to cook beef until it's meltingly tender or to bake a classic birthday cake. By Lynn Andria...

Asian Girl in the Kitchen: Korean BBQ Recipe

Michelle Won | Posted 01.25.2014 | Taste
Michelle Won

When I would see my mother mix soy sauce and sugar into a marinade to pour over well-marbled slabs of short ribs, I knew something good had happened.

A Small-Town Couple Turns A Secret Family Recipe Into A Supermarket Staple

Posted 10.23.2013 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

A Bag of M&Ms Brought Them Together And Now They're Living The Sweet Life

Posted 10.09.2013 | MarloThomas

One of the reasons I started my website is that I wanted a place for women to come together and dream. We women need to know that we don't have to ha...

Best Healthy Lunch Box Snack Recipes

Stacie Billis | Posted 11.27.2013 | Taste
Stacie Billis

These snacks are three healthy lunch box goodies that get my kids jazzed about lunch time.

Easy, Protein-Packed School Lunch Recipes

Stacie Billis | Posted 11.10.2013 | Taste
Stacie Billis

When you make either recipe, be sure to whip up a double batch: I guarantee you'll want these for your lunch, too!

Do You Have Any Secret Family Recipes? (POLL)

Posted 08.09.2013 | MarloThomas

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Joey Fatone's Stomach-Turning Family Recipe Experience

Posted 05.06.2013 | Taste

Hint: it includes the words 'mayonnaise' and 'burrito'.

How My Mother's Green Soup Defies The Seasons

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 05.11.2013 | Taste

This kind-of-vichyssoise-but-not-really was the result of my mother's legendary foresight.

One Family's Obsession With Snickerdoodle

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 04.10.2013 | Taste

Even if the recipe is not perfect, ground-breaking or even the best, family recipes just rule.

My Mother's Cookbooks

Elizabeth Boleman-Herring | Posted 06.03.2013 | Taste
Elizabeth Boleman-Herring

I, too, have turned out to be a mediocre cook (even when I try), the daughter of a mediocre cook, but my mother "nourished" me, and nourishes me, still, though long gone.

11 Kid-Friendly Dinners That Grown-Ups Will Love Too

Jennifer Segal | Posted 06.03.2013 | Taste
Jennifer Segal

Feeding a family with picky eaters can be a challenge, but it doesn't mean you have to cook separate meals or subsist on mac n' cheese and chicken tenders. Try these 11 kid-friendly recipes that you'll love too!

Sick of Politics? Turn to Your Recipe Box

Carole Murko | Posted 12.29.2012 | Taste
Carole Murko

While the politicians are trying to split us into groups based on religion, ethnicity and economics, I say go to the kitchen. Find a favorite family recipe and trace it back to your ancestral roots. Think about why your relatives made their way here.

Eat Your Way Through Rosh Hashanah

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 09.04.2013 | Taste

Our favorite thing about the Jewish New Year is the food. Surprise!

The Recipes We Keep

Julie Tilsner | Posted 07.16.2012 | Food
Julie Tilsner

I have old recipes written by hand on index cards by aunts, cousins. I have recipes from my late stepmother. I have recipes sent to me years ago by a good friend from grad school then living in Italy. I have them still, stained, curled, faded ... and still in regular rotation.

A Mother's Day Potluck

Dorothy Reinhold | Posted 07.09.2012 | Los Angeles
Dorothy Reinhold

Mothers of all cooking persuasions were celebrated equally at a recent potluck put on by the Food Bloggers Los Angeles group.

Will Your Children Remember?

Ann Blumenthal Jacobs | Posted 07.01.2012 | Parents
Ann Blumenthal Jacobs

Here are 8 tips on keeping memories of grandparents alive for children who won't have the gift of years with them.

Sister Mary's Soda Bread

Laura Kumin | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Laura Kumin

I'm no fan of green cupcakes or green beer. And the only green eggs I like are the Dr. Seuss kind -- in a book. I prefer my corned beef without cabbage. 

The Best Mac & Cheese Ever

Catherine McCord | Posted 04.16.2012 | Parents
Catherine McCord

Is mac & cheese the healthiest dinner choice? Of course not. Would I recommend serving it more than once a week? Probably not. But when made well, perhaps with some veggies thrown in, mac & cheese is certainly a better option than say, a Happy Meal.

The Revealing Note in Grandma's Cookbook

Lee Woodruff | Posted 04.14.2012 | Fifty
Lee Woodruff

Recipes are the currency by which generations of women define and distinguish themselves from other families. These sometimes-secret formulas, handed down from mother to daughter, are inscriptions of endearment, the personal stamp encrypted in each dish like DNA.

The Rise and Fall Of The Recipe Card

Slate Magazine | Posted 12.13.2011 | Food

When my great-grandmother Pauline died 20 years ago, my mother requested only one item from among her possessions: her old recipe file. Not that Mom n...

Pumpkin: It's Not Just for Pie

One For The Table | Posted 01.18.2012 | Food
One For The Table

Pumpkin pie has been typecast. It always plays the same role: The Thanksgiving Day Dessert. This is unfortunate because pumpkin pie has great range a...

Pumpkin Pudding & Falling in Love

Emily Franklin | Posted 01.17.2012 | Food
Emily Franklin

This is not pudding the way we might think of it -- less custardy and more solid.

A Cookbook Just For Post50s

Fifty Is The New Forty | Pam Sissons | Posted 12.25.2011 | Fifty

Who says you can't go home again? With the release of her first cookbook, Southern Living Heirloom Recipe Cookbook, writer and food stylist Marian Coo...

Mom's Food RULES: Recipes, Tips, & Tricks To Remember

Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

Comments are turned off on this entry so your responses to the right can flow into the Mother's Day slideshow. Leave your mom's best...anything...the...