Hints & Tips
Find cooking solutions and expert advice on topics like cooking with kids and food safety.
The key to making weeknight dinners a breeze is finding recipes that allow you to prep components in advance. Taking an hour on Sunday to tackle some preliminary chopping and cooking will save you precious time during the week.
20 super-healthy lunch box recipes that are so tasty you'll probably want to pack a second lunch for yourself!
They have three young (and hungry) kids and no time to cook! Helena and Joseph Goncalves were serving the same old suppers. So we sent a famous foodie to give them new recipes and bust them out of their dinner rut.
Serving dinner to your family doesn't have to be a struggle. We've got tricks, tips, and a work-week's worth of recipes to get a delicious healthy food ready in half an hour or less.
The Naptime Chef, Kelsey Banfield, shows how to make a simple slow-cooker stew.
Kids will love to help make this sweet and simple apple treat.
Most American families throw away $1,600 every year, and it's literally rotting in the garbage can in the form of food waste. If you're watching your grocery budget (and who isn't?), reducing food waste is an easy way to save some dough, and help the environment to boot.
Recent recommendations suggest feeding nuts and nut products to babies as soon as they start eating solid foods. But that doesn't mean giving your baby a handful of cocktail peanuts (obviously!). Instead, follow these easy suggestions for adding nutritious and delicious nuts to your baby's diet.
Our simple guide will help you rise to the occasion and create bakery-worthy desserts you can be proud of.
We've compiled a list of off-the-beaten-path foods. Try them with your kids in alphabetical order - if dates don't go over well, just move on to eggplant, or choose another food from the list.
Teaching your kids to cook is like teaching them to drive, only harder. There's no imaginary brake, for one thing, and you'll go through more eggs.
As families are consuming more artificial colors than ever, scientists weigh in on whether there's truly cause for concern.
Forget a pricey remodel! Get the buzz on new products that can speed up cooking and the dreaded cleanup.
Watch FamilyFun's Joy Howard prepare Fruit Nachos, as featured in the September 2012 issue of FamilyFun magazine.
Simple tips and tasty recipes that make delicious use of a whole chicken.
Learn how to get the crispy texture kids love through baking and avoid all the fat of frying.
Parents' food editor Erica Clark demonstrates three easy ways to decorate birthday cakes.
Stir-frying is a phenomenally easy way to add some sizzle to your weeknight dinners. The three hallmarks of this Asian style of cooking are the pan you cook in (stir-fries are traditionally made in a wok, but a large skillet works, too), high heat, and constant stirring. It takes mere minutes, so be sure to have all your ingredients prepped and ready to go before you start!
Home canning is making a comeback, and for good reason. When you turn seasonal fruits and veggies into jams, pickles, and relishes, you're preserving the produce at the height of its freshness -- and its nutritional peak. Best of all, even on the bleakest winter days you'll be able to eat sweet peaches and deep-red tomatoes, treats sure to tempt even the choosiest kids.
We cut through the chaos and tell you what you should buy--and where you can save your money.
Take back your cabinets with these chaos-conquering products.
Chef Britt Kurent uses her culinary expertise and the skills she's gained from creating and running her own boutique catering company to answer your toughest cooking questions.
Watch editor Joy Howard demonstrate how to make this festive, summery cupcake that masquerades as a snow cone.
The key to this menu plan is sticking to largely hands-off recipes and making more than your family will eat at one meal to guarantee leftovers later in the week.
Parents' food editor Erica Clark shows how to make yummy leaf chips from wonton wrappers and spices.