8 Mocktail Recipes to Celebrate Summer's End

Raising a glass is the perfect way to celebrate any occasion. We make toasts, we give speeches, and we drink with friends and family to commemorate life’s milestone moments. Alcohol and socializing go hand in hand, but what if you’re looking for a festive refreshment without the booze? A mocktail might be the perfect alternative. It’s time to shake one up. Who’s in?

It's Easy Being Green

When summer hands you beautiful produce, being green become both easy and delicious! Combine fruit and veggies in the same color palette for a fun and simple side salad that will add a splash of color to your favorite foods off the grill.

Remarkable Coffee Facts to Perk You Up

For millions of people, coffee is an essential morning tradition that fuels the start of their day—and most of the time, you probably don’t even think about it. But behind every sip of coffee, there’s a fascinating story that begins in the country where it was grown and ends with the choice of cup that carries it to your lips.

Quick Corn

Once reserved for weekend or holiday gatherings, sweet corn on the cob has become a regular occurrence at my house. Moreover, I've even been known to give it a quick Mexican Street Corn treatment. My secret? The InstantPot.

Breakfast for All the Meals

When July hands you hot weather, get up early and do all of your cooking before it heats up. Simple breakfast dishes like Morning Tater Tot Casserole make generous meals that can be served throughout the day with sides that dress it for every meal.

Weeknight Shorts: Crisp Beef

Skip ordering takeout and have your own crispy beef in under a half hour. When dinner needs to happen and your week is too busy for anything too fussy, enjoy a veggie-packed stir-fry before getting on with your evening.

Baking Breakfast

Assemble this pretty Almond Baked French Toast dish the night before and bake it like a casserole when you get up in the morning. Brew coffee and slice fruit and, before you know it, you have a decadent breakfast on the table.

One Pot Camping

Keep your camp cooking simple with one pot camping meals (or one skillet meals) by using the same pot and grill to cook all your ingredients together. We’ve broken meal ideas down by the time of day, with helpful tips and tricks you’ll need to make cooking outdoors fun!

Picnic Sandwiches

Whether you're eating in the backyard or taking your picnic on the go, turkey salad sandwiches are a great way to eat outside. This is especially true when your filling is homemade with tender turkey, tangy grapes, crisp onions, and crunchy almonds.

The Link Between Identity and Food

When comfort food brings to mind childhood memories and thoughts of home, it can carry with it a lot of emotional roots. In fact, many weave culinary traditions, ingredients, and dishes into their very cultural identities.

Cool Treats for Hot Dogs

Happy Independence Day! Celebrate with a fun treat for our furry friends. Here's a quick idea to help our dogs cool down on a hot day … and you can join in the fun if you're looking for a cool treat too.

Blending Summer

Blended cocktails are a summer favorite and your average daiquiri becomes stellar when ice is swapped for frozen tropical fruit! The result is a smooth, tangy beverage that you'll be wanting to enjoy all summer long.