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Learn time-saving techniques and tips for cooking and entertaining.

Double the Number of Foods Your Kid Likes!

Use her favorite dishes--even pizza--as a starting point on the path to healthier fare. It's part of a research-proven strategy that's worked for hundreds of fussy kids at one of the nation's top children's hospitals.

How to Make Slow-Cooker Beef Stew

The Naptime Chef, Kelsey Banfield, shows how to make a simple slow-cooker stew.

Eating Well: How to Makeover Your Fridge

Haven't cleaned out your refrigerator since the Ice Age? Experts show you what to boot--and what to buy.

Slow-Cooker Ricotta & Spinach Lasagna

See how to make this healthy ricotta & spinach lasagna in your slow cooker. Mum's the word that there is pureed spinach in the tomato sauce.

The Ultimate Guide to the Grocery Store

We cut through the chaos and tell you what you should buy--and where you can save your money.

Ready to Stop Packing Your Kid's Lunch? Here's the Trick.

Take a break, mama! Kids can pack their own lunches, or at least help. Here are six realistic ways to get them involved.

Make-Ahead Meals For Easy Family Dinners

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.

How To Make Apple Pops

Kids will love to help make this sweet and simple apple treat.

How to Perfectly Hard Boil Eggs

Step-by-step instructions for how to hard boil eggs.

Quick Cake Decorating Techniques: How-To Video

Parents' food editor Erica Clark demonstrates three easy ways to decorate birthday cakes.

Mango Vanilla Slushy

See how to make this refreshing mango vanilla slushy. Kids can enjoy it virgin, but grown-ups may want to add a splash of rum or tequila.

Mini Blueberry Pie Pops

See how to make these adorable mini blueberry pie pops. Filled with vanilla Greek yogurt and blueberry preserves, they're a healthy, kid-friendly treat.

Blueberry Muffin in a Mug

See how to make this wholesome blueberry muffin in a mug. A few minutes in the microwave, and breakfast is served!

7 Reasons Why Apple Cider Vinegar Is a Busy Mom's Secret Weapon

This pantry staple can do a lot more than just dress your salad, and it's got the buzz to prove it. Find out why apple cider vinegar is one of your kitchen's most versatile ingredients.

Cooking How-To: Cutting Up a Chicken

Simple tips and tasty recipes that make delicious use of a whole chicken.

Slow-Cooker Root Beer Pulled Pork

See how to make root beer pulled pork in your cooker. Serve on slider buns for mouthwatering sandwiches grown-ups and kids alike will devour.

How to Make a California Roll

Watch FamilyFun editor Joy Howard as she demonstrates how to make a California Roll.

Whole Wheat Pizza Crust

Watch FamilyFun's Sally Staub make Whole Pizza Crust, as featured in the September 2012 issue of FamilyFun magazine.

How To Make Leaf Chips

Parents' food editor Erica Clark shows how to make yummy leaf chips from wonton wrappers and spices.

How to Butterfly a Turkey

What's our trick for cooking a turkey faster and more evenly? We butterfly it!

Virgin Pina Coladas

See how to make these refreshing virgin pina coladas. All you'll need is pineapple juice, coconut milk beverage, frozen pineapple chunks, & lime juice. Cheers!

Slow-Cooker Honey Sriracha Meatballs

See how to make these sweet & spicy honey sriracha meatballs in your slow cooker. The secret to this easy recipe? Frozen meatballs.

Ice Cream Sandwich Cake

See how to turn store-bought ice cream sandwiches into one impressive (and easy!) dessert.

Mini Stromboli

See how to make mini versions of this pizza-parlor staple. Tiny stromboli for tiny hands!

Quick Dinners From the Supermarket Salad Bar

The grocery store salad bar and deli counter are a busy mom's best friends. Here are easy ideas for how to use them to assemble a meal in minutes.