The 5 Best US Cities for Foodies & Aspiring Chefs

It's only natural that aspiring chefs and foodies want their vacations to include plenty of delicious local flavors. Fortunately, the country is brimming with destinations that are perfect -- here are five of our favorites for you to explore.

Weeknight Shorts: Crockpot Curry

With school coming to an end and summer starting up, our lives are busier than ever. But that doesn't mean we need to miss out on dinner. Pull out your trusty crockpot and get ready for a fantastic curried pork for dinner!

Pancake Dreams and Waffle Heaven

I always seem to be on the lookout for the next best pancake and waffle recipe or mix, but now I think my search has come to the end. My secret? Plain 'ol boring white vinegar. Your breakfast will never be lighter, fluffier, or crisper!

Picnic Ready

With picnic season well underway, we're sharing a creamy pasta salad that's at home on a picnic blanket or at a backyard barbecue. What's more, it's incredibly easy to put together and will feed a crowd. Let the outdoor entertaining begin!

Don't Break the Mold

If you've ever tried to make molded gelatin, whether in standard little cubes or elaborate shapes, you've probably had at least one occasion in which to curse at the process. So, I'm sharing my favorite method this time around to help bring a little more success to the world.

BLTs Meets Breakfast

One of my favorite sandwiches inspires a great frittata and breakfast will never be the same. Lest you think a frittata is too much fuss, understand that it can be on the table in about 20 minutes and doesn't even require you to flip the eggs!

Let the Sun Shine In

Spring is a great time to revel in the warmer weather, the ever-expanding variety of fresh produce available, and sweet treats that remind you of both of these things. Grab your baking gear and let's let the sunshine take center stage!

Handy Kitchen Charts

Sometimes I come across something on the Internet that I can't help but share with readers. This time around, I'm pointing out a series of amazing kitchen charts that will help take the guesswork out of everything from cutting vegetables to setting the table.

Weeknight Shorts: Fusion Cuisine for Kids

When you don't have a lot of time to make dinner, but still want to get your kids involved, turn to fusion cuisine. Yeah, that's right: kids can blend their favorite dishes to make new favorite dishes too. This time around: Waffle-Pizza Sandwiches. What's not to love?

Once a Year Pie … Maybe

Sometimes we get cravings. One of mine is a particular variety of Girl Scout Cookies. But what's a girl to do when they aren't being sold? I suppose I could wait until they are … or make a pie that covers all the flavors I'm craving and dig in!