Recipes

Dad Gives a Delicious Lesson in Geography

food statesChris Durso
Step aside, Pancake Dad; Chris Durso is laying out a map of America via food. The former art director and self-declared "creative professional and food satirist" is carefully crafting all 50 states out of different foods, working hard to create a pun every time. Think "Kaleifornia," "Piedaho" and, our favorite so far, "New... Read more

Homemade Mac and Cheese for the Whole Family

mac and cheeseThe Nest
Need a crowd-pleaser for dinner tonight? You already know your kids will eat mac and cheese, and with this homemade recipe, we're willing to bet you will too. What You’ll Need: 1 lb. of macaroni shaped pasta 1.5 cups whole milk 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon ground mustard 3 cups shredded... Read more

Oscar-Worthy Popcorn Treats for the Whole Family

cookies and cream popcornThe Nest
Whether you're watching the Oscars for the critically-acclaimed films or for Neil Patrick Harris, you'll want these gourmet popcorn treats to be front and center. Let the kids help you make these sweet and salty treats with step-by-step directions from The Nest. They won't be able to get enough (so make sure you check out... Read more

Red Velvet Waffles to Start Off Valentine's Day Right

red velvet wafflesThe Nest
Serve 'em up for yourself, your significant other, your kids... no matter who you share your mornings with, they'll fall in love with this red velvet waffle recipe. Drizzle on a little syrup and butter to enjoy one sweet breakfast. What You'll Need: 2 cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon baking powder 1⁄2 teaspoon... Read more

Buffalo Chicken Chili for Super Bowl Sunday

buffalo chicken chiliGimme Some Oven
Need a last-minute meal idea for Super Bowl Sunday? Cover all your bases with this buffalo chicken chili recipe from The Nest. It's the game-time snack everybody loves with the heartiness of a meal. The best part? You can have it ready in a half hour. What you'll need:  2 Tbsp. olive oil 1 large... Read more

Chicken Noodle Soup for Your Snow Day

chicken noodle soupThe Nest
Doing some last-minute grocery shopping before the storm gets really bad? You really only have one option on a snow day. Say it with us: Chicken. Noodle. Soup. Sure, everyone claims to have grandma’s secret recipe. But not to worry if you don’t — you can borrow ours. What You’ll Need: 6 chicken drumsticks (about 2... Read more

The Pancake Recipe You'll Flip Over

pancakesThe Nest
Always a crowd-pleaser, a pancake breakfast will get the whole family out of bed. And this easy recipe will have you flipping flapjacks like an expert. What You’ll Need: 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 1 1/2 tablespoons brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 4 tablespoons butter, melted 1 large... Read more

Easy Slow Cooker Tomatillo Chicken

paleo chickenThe Nest
Now that a cold front has officially swept in, it's time to serve up something nice and warm for dinner. Short on time? Break out the crock pot. This dish made with chicken breast, tomatillos and jalapenos is filling, nutritious, spicy and incredibly simple to whip up. What you'll need: 1½ pounds (680 grams) tomatillos... Read more

30-Minute Christmas Cookies

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Some desserts are best left to the pros (we’re looking at you, flan), but not these seriously-simple sugar cookies. Show off those hard-earned baking skills with these festive Christmas cookies that are so good, you’ll want to make ‘em year round What You’ll Need: 2 sticks of unsalted butter, softened (at room temp) 1.5 cups... Read more

Weekend Project: Tie-Dyed Christmas Cookies

Tie-dyed cookiesThe Nest
Capitalize off your kids' creativity for cookie swap domination this holiday season. They'll be so excited to make these unconventional tie-dyed treats from the Holiday Kosher Baker cookbook. And you'll be so excited to have some help. Here's what you'll need: For the cookies: 1/2 cup (100g) sugar 1/2 cup (60ml) canola oil... Read more