Tag: American cuisine

15 of the Cheesiest Ideas We Had in 2022

Photo: Claire Lower People love cheese. So much so that they get kind of weird about it. I know vegans are tired of hearing “I could probably give up meat…

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Everyone Should Know These Unexpected Ways to Use Peanut Butter

Photo: etorres (Shutterstock) During the Great Depression, peanut butter’s low cost and high protein content made it an indispensable ingredient in countless meals and sandwiches. The nut spread—and newer, more…

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Get a Cheap Thrill With Sweetened Cream Cheese

Photo: Y.P.photo (Shutterstock) Due to a single misstep that resulted in shattering my left ankle, I have been staying with my parents during the week, because I am still—three weeks…

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Don’t Fall for These 8 Modern Thanksgiving Lies

Photo: Africa Studio (Shutterstock) People on Facebook posting a recipe for “popcorn stuffing” reminded me of the following true story: When I was 16, I attended Thanksgiving at my religious…

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15 Ways to Simplify Your Post-Thanksgiving Cleanup

Photo: wavebreakmedia (Shutterstock) If you have everything organized on the big day, you’ll have an easier time cleaning and keeping things neat as you whip up the best meal of…

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Throw Away Your Turkey’s Worthless Pop-up Thermometer

Photo: Lost_in_the_Midwest (Shutterstock) Knowing when the turkey is “done” is the most anxiety-inducing part of cooking a turkey. You don’t want to food poison anyone, but you don’t want to…

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What to Do Instead of Buying a Giant Thanksgiving Turkey

When buying the big bird for the big meal, aiming for 1 1/2 pounds of turkey (including bones and all in your calculations) will ensure you have enough for everyone,…

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Make These Mummy Pigs in a Blankets for Halloween

Photo: Allie Chanthorn Reinmann Football season is well underway, and it just so happens to coincide with Halloween, so some adorably morbid, shareable snacks are in order. Save your ordinary…

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