No Nuts

When nut allergies mean school snacks need to be nut free, it can make traditional items like granola bars hard to send along. After all, many of them include nuts or nut butters. But we're offering you a delicious, nut-free version that's easy to assemble.

Slow Soup: Taco Soup

Get the flavor of tacos in bite after delicious bite of soup. You won't want to put your spoon down, but you might … just to scoop some of this chunky soup up with your favorite tortilla chips. And don't forget to top it with everything from shredded cheese to a dollop of sour cream!

Beyond Hummus

Tahini, a rich sesame paste, is perhaps most well known for starring in ever-dippable hummus. However, it's a great ingredient in all kinds of dishes. My favorite most recent application has been in a salad dressing that's easy to put together, boasts a fantastic flavor complexity, and is so good you'll want to eat it with a spoon!

Five of the Tastiest Stadium Eats from Around the Country

Not that long ago, if you got hungry during a football, baseball or soccer game, your choices were limited to a hot dog of dubious freshness, nachos served with neon orange cheese dip or crunchy cotton candy. To say that times have changed is an understatement.

Getting Fruity

Sometimes, you want a dessert that's sweet and satisfying, but also just a little good for you. What better way to hit all those spots than by using flavorful fruit? Get a simple bar recipe that uses a nutritional and taste sensation power-combo: peaches and blueberries.

Slow Soup: Rainbow Chili

Autumn's chill may be upon us, but it's not too late to incorporate the harvest's offerings into a bowl of hearty chili. Get a great, versatile recipe that can be made multiple ways … all of which highlight what nature's given us.

Slow Soup: Corn Chowder

Slow simmered soups are fantastic meals to enjoy as autumn progresses and chilly days have us finding sweaters and raking leaves. But cut out the hands-on time in the kitchen by getting your slow cooker to do the heavy lifting. This time: Corn Chowder.

Dogs Love It

What would you do if your kid decided that dessert needed to be something you could share with the dog? Say no and grab a brownie? Nah — you'd make putting together a special treat an after-school project and then grab the camera when it gets dished up. Or that's what you'd do if you were me!

What Lies Within

Sometimes life surprises you when it sets a challenge before you and you rise to the occasion better than you had anticipated. Sometimes life is hard and you are ready for that. And sometimes … the challenge just answers itself and you barely need to do a thing to succeed. We all need those challenges too!

Tailgating Perfection

Fall means football and, for foodies, football means tailgating. And that means it's time to share that amazing blend of portable, decadent, and festive that find its way into the food that joins us there. Go, Badgers!

Weeknight Shorts: Fall Picnics

Sometimes, fall offers the perfect time to enjoy a great picnic. Instead of sticking with tried and true sandwiches, try turning to noodles dressed with a spicy peanut sauce and chock full of fresh vegetables. Sometimes, mixing it up a bit is just what you need to get out of a rut.