Learn time-saving techniques and tips for cooking and entertaining.
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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.
Kids will love to help make this sweet and simple apple treat.
Our simple guide will help you rise to the occasion and create bakery-worthy desserts you can be proud of.
The Naptime Chef, Kelsey Banfield, shows how to make a simple slow-cooker stew.
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.
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!
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.
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Watch FamilyFun's Joy Howard prepare Fruit Nachos, as featured in the September 2012 issue of FamilyFun magazine.
Watch editor Joy Howard demonstrate how to make this festive, summery cupcake that masquerades as a snow cone.
Parents' food editor Erica Clark demonstrates three easy ways to decorate birthday cakes.
Parents' food editor Erica Clark shows how to make yummy leaf chips from wonton wrappers and spices.
Can't remember the last time you had a relaxing evening? These simple strategies will turn supper into the best part of your family's day.
Parents contributor Jenna Helwig shows us how to make an impressive ganache coated cake with a simple powdered sugar stencil.
Chef Jenna Helwig demonstrates how to make an easy pan sauce that pumps up the flavor of a meal.
Chef Jenna Helwig demonstrates techniques for breading and battering.
Watch FamilyFun's Sally Staub prepare Pot Pie Pizza, as featured in the September 2012 issue of FamilyFun magazine.
Follow these tips for determining doneness in 17 popular (and often incorrectly cooked) foods.
Pump up the flavor of your favorite foods with an easy-to-make sauce.
Watch FamilyFun's Sally Staub prepare Peking Chicken Pizza, as featured in the September 2012 issue of FamilyFun magazine.
Who says you have to slave away in the kitchen all day to throw a great party? Take our shortcuts, and you get amazing appetizers, delicious entrees, and to-die-for desserts -- with almost no effort.
Think beyond hotdogs and hamburgers -- get grilling with these easy tips and creative recipes.
Watch FamilyFun editor Joy Howard as she demonstrates how to make a California Roll.
The steamy climate of a parchment pouch means food cooks gently but quickly, so dinner's on the table fast. Oh, and did we mention almost zero cleanup?