Holidays/Special Occasions

6 Ways to Use Up Thanksgiving Leftovers

While you may be busy ironing out the final details of your Thanksgiving menu, we’re already thinking about the days after: what are we going to do with all those leftovers?! The tricky part about Thanksgiving leftovers is using them in a creative and new way that requires minimal work (because let’s be honest, no one wants to cook on the days after Thanksgiving). These 6 recipes are simple, fun and require minimal extra ingredients. Your leftovers couldn’t disappear quicker!


Potato and Turkey Soup with Parmesan Stuffing Dumplings

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Father’s Day Recipes He’ll Love

If you’re still trying to figure out what to cook for dad this weekend, it’s easy: cook him something hearty, preferably grilled, with a ton of flavor and punch. You can never go wrong with a perfect steak or meaty sandwich, rich veggies he can sink his teeth into, and a not-too-sweet dessert to round it all out. Try some of these recipes on Sunday, and don’t forget the beer!


Ribeyes with Horseradish Butter

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Top Chefs Share Their Favorite Mother’s Day Advice and Recipes

No offense, cooking school, but the best kitchen wisdom comes from Mom. This Mother’s Day, top chefs share their favorite advice and recipes from that one special lady.


Anne Burrell

Anne Burrell and her mom, Marlene, at home in upstate New York in 1999.


Our Favorite Recipes for Mother’s Day Brunch

It wouldn’t be a proper Mother’s Day without a delicious brunch spread that aims to please all of the mothers in your life. Whether she likes sweet treats or savory goodies, these brunch recipes can be made just as quickly as they’ll be scarfed down! Choose your favorite recipe to be the main star, or mix and match dishes as you please. Just make sure mom doesn’t lift a finger.


Whole Grain Pancakes

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The Ultimate Cinco de Mayo Menu

T-minus five days until Cinco de Mayo and you know what that means: crunch time. Whether you’re throwing a full-blown fiesta or looking for a simple, celebratory family dinner, our Mexican recipes can’t be beat. Just don’t forget the margaritas–it wouldn’t be a holiday without them!

Beef & Mango Tostadas

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Six Ways to Eat Your Greens on Earth Day

Happy Earth Day! We love using this day as an excuse to be kind to the earth: maybe we’ll turn our composted scraps into something delicious; maybe we’ll pack our lunch in a reusable bang instead of a brown paper one; and we’ll definitely be eating as many greens as possible. Looking to incorporate some extra green into your diet today? Look no further.


Blend kale with traditional pesto ingredients for Pappardelle with Kale Pesto


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The 4 Best Restaurants to Get Matzo Balls

Matzo balls, the Passover staple made from ground, unleavened bread, are getting ever cheffier spins. Try to catch one near you!


At Philadelphia’s Sbraga, chef Kevin Sbraga fries his matzo balls, then adds house-made sauerkraut, Russian dressing and pickled apple.

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DIY Garden Easter Eggs

This Easter, transform your hard-boiled eggs into adorable fruit and veggie look-alikes. It’s easy with tips inspired by Amy Weir, the DIY maven behind the blog Delineate Your Dwelling.


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Green Eats for St. Patrick’s Day

If you’re gearing up for St. Patrick’s Day (hello, Guinness pints!), let us help you plan the perfect menu. While we love a good Irish meal, we’re getting a little more color-oriented this year. We don’t just mean green Jell-o or frosted cupcakes: our green food is going au natural this year (spinach, matcha, asparagus, oh my!). Check out some of our favorite recipes below!

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Fiesta Fest Menu

Partygoers will be pumped to chip away at this spread

From the April issue of Every Day with Rachael Ray Magazine 


Cocktail: Classic Margaritas


Mocktail: Watermelon Agua Fresca


Food: Classic Nachos


Mexican Chopped Salad


Chorizo-and-Potato Taquitos


Dessert: Mexican Chocolate Surprise Cupcakes