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60 Iconic Southern Comfort Foods

Taste of HomeButtermilk Lemon Meringue Pie Buttermilk Lemon Meringue Pie For lemon lovers everywhere, this wonderful pie with a little tang beats lemon meringue every time, no contest. Compliments roll in whenever I serve it. —Ellen Riley, Murfreesboro, Tennessee Get ...

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How to Make Chicken Salad—No Mayo Required

Chicken salad is a great anytime meal. It’s made with convenient ingredients, is satisfying and versatile, and is of course, flavorful. But creamy chicken salads can also be laden with unnecessary fat and calories thanks to one particular ingredient—mayo. Mayonnaise ...

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50 Pasta Recipes to Bring to Your Next Potluck

Summer Chicken Macaroni Salad For sunny, lazy days, I make a loaded macaroni salad that’s like three salads in one. The mix of fresh veggies, sweet peaches and crunchy pistachios is a surprisingly delicious combo. —Nancy Heishman, Las Vegas, Nevada ...

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Here’s Everything You Need to Know About Blenders

There are two main types of blenders, the traditional countertop blender and the immersion, or stick, blender. Here’s what you need to know. Countertop Blenders The countertop blender has a pitcher with spinning blades in the bottom that mounts onto ...

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The Most Iconic Menu Item at In-N-Out (and Every Other Top Fast Food Chain)

In-N-Out: Animal Style Burger In-N-Out fanatics love the secret menu—and we can’t blame them. The normal menu only has four food options, but the secret menu includes an additional six, our favorite being the Animal Style Burger. It features all ...

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44 Easy Dinners You Can Make in a Skillet

Chili Skillet Like most farmers, my husband loves chili. And with all of the vegetables, cheese and meat in it, this quick dish makes a real meal. I serve it frequently in fall and winter. —Katherine Brown, Fredericktown, Ohio Get ...

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27 Salads You Can Prep Once and Eat All Week

Chicken Nicoise Salad This salad makes it easy to eat what’s good for you. It’s versatile, so you can use asparagus in place of green beans and salmon instead of tuna, or add garden tomatoes. And if you follow the ...

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Frozen Yogurt, Gelato or Low-Fat Ice Cream: Which Is Healthiest?

When it comes to eating healthy, you might think you have to skip dessert. (Example: A slice of ice cream desserts like Banana Split Supreme is reserved solely for cheat day.) But in today’s ever-changing food scene, this sentiment may ...

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13 Ways Green Living Can Make You Healthier

A win-win situation We all know we should be good to the environment, but the benefits sometimes don’t seem like enough of a draw when being green is inconvenient. But here’s the thing: Green living is clean living, and every ...

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The Best Protein-Packed Work Lunches to Avoid the Afternoon Slump

Chiles Rellenos Squares My family requests this chile relleno regularly—it’s easy to prepare and makes a nice hors d’oeuvre or complement to a Mexican or Spanish meal. A friend I worked with shared the recipe with me several years ago. ...

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