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Meal Planning Makes Healthy Eating Easier

Get started with a few tips and tricks — and 10 low-calorie weeknight recipes (lean protein and plenty of veggies make these keepers!).

An Easy 5-Day Starter Menu for Meal-Planning Newbies

Say goodbye to the midweek dinner dilemma with this jump-start for the Yummly Meal Planner.

Announcing Yummly's New Meal Planner: What's for Dinner? Check your Meal Plan to Find Out.

Say goodbye to mid-week dinner dilemmas, last-minute trips to the store, and wasted food with Yummly's new Meal Planner.

The Good, the Bad, the Hungry: Understanding America’s Most Popular Diets

Can you eat beans on the Paleo diet? What about Keto? Are gluten-free foods low carb? And when is a nut not a nut? We answer your burning q…

How Meal Planning Saved My Sanity: Lessons (and Recipes) From a Reluctant Meal Planner

Is meal planning a magic bullet to cure your weekday cooking woes? Or is it best left to supermoms with large families to feed? I gave it a…

36 Recipes For A Lucky New Year

To boost your chances of having a prosperous (and delicious) 2020, we put together a list of recipes for a lucky year.

What to Eat Now: January

Mid-winter has settled in, but its icy chill only makes the best fruits and vegetables of the season more precious: cabbage, rutabaga, oran…

Paleo Treats: Essential Ingredients and 6 Amazing Desserts from a Baking Expert (and Cancer Survivor)

From soft molasses cookies to gooey lemon bars and a dense spice cake, these delicious new Paleo recipes are proof that a healthier, less s…

How to Make Perfect Peppermint Meringue Cookies

A baker fesses up to her mistakes so you can head straight to success. A few key techniques are all you need to create dreamy, lighter-than…

Ham It Up! Best Holiday Hams For A Jolly Christmas

Ham often plays second fiddle on Christmas, edged out by the same old roast or Thanksgiving Turkey, Part II. But a craggy ham with a luscio…

How to Build a Gingerbread House (Even If You’re Not Crafty)

Learn the basic steps to make this iconic edible holiday centerpiece, with plenty of recipes and inspiration thrown in for good measure.

The Comprehensive Guide to Meat Cooking Temperatures

I like to think of cooking as an art, but some things — like meat cooking temperature — are pure science.

45 Reasons To Love Christmas Cookies

There are thousands of cookie recipes out there. But with so many options to choose from, where do you start? Start here, with this delicio…

Yummly's Secrets to Making Perfect Beef Tenderloin

Imagine an even medium-rare, with a deeply flavorful red wine-mushroom sauce. With our new step-by-step Guided Video Recipe, you’ve got thi…

What to Eat Now: December

To close out the year, sturdy workhorses such as turnips, celery, and Romanesco sit alongside our favorite holiday fruits: pears and mandar…

Spectacular Christmas Cookie Recipes, Step by Step

Secrets revealed! Take 8 classic Christmas cookies to the next level with tips and tricks from Yummly’s new Guided Video Recipes.

Turkey Gravy 101: Your Recipe For Success

Rouxs and slurries and giblets, oh my! If you're intimidated, don't fret — there are a lot of folks in the same (gravy) boat. Here's everyt…

Stuff It! A Thanksgiving Primer for Getting Turkey Dressing Right

Everyone wants a juicy bird, but a wise cook respects stuffing’s supporting role on the holiday plate. This versatile side shines delicious…

How to Cook a Turkey: Your A-Z Guide to Buy, Prep, Cook, and Carve

Don’t play chicken with your Thanksgiving centerpiece! Whether it’s your first turkey or your 14th, this step-by-step guide will help ensur…

The Best Way(s) to Make A Peanut Butter Sandwich

Bananas, pickles, honey, or marshmallows — they're all ingredients that go with peanut butter, if you ask enough people

New Recipe: Vanilla Roasted Pears with Cranberries

Sweet pears meet tangy cranberries (and caramel, and red wine) for a Thanksgiving dessert match made in heaven. Learn to cook it following…

How to Pick the Perfect Steak

We've all got a favorite cut of steak, be it rib-eye or tenderloin, t-bone or New York strip. But how do you pick the best steak of them al…

What to Eat Now: November

November's harvest includes many items you'd expect to see around the Thanksgiving table: sweet potatoes, cranberries, Brussels sprouts, ca…

Recipe Spotlight: Snickerdoodle Skillet Cookie

A simple recipe for the classic snickerdoodle cookie, spun into a new dessert.

What to Eat Now: October

Fall is in its heyday as we welcome cooler days and the cornucopia they bring: broccoli, butternut squash, leeks, spaghetti squash, pomegra…

When the Picky Eater is 40 (Not 4)

Food is meant to bring us together — not drive us apart. But conflicting palates and diets can make eating together pretty complicated, eve…

What to Eat Now: September

Berries may be on their way out, but September shines with apples, grapes, mangoes, and dates. While tomatoes are disappearing from markets…

9 Poisonous Plants People Love to Eat

Some of the most delectable plants we eat could actually kill us — unless, of course, you know how to prepare them.

Portuguese Cuisine — A Celebration of Life

I was fresh out of college on my first trip to Europe when I met a young Portuguese poet in Lisbon. He took me to a bistro in the ancient A…

10 Takes On Toast

Toast isn’t just for breakfast. Slice and smear your way to delicious tartines, open-faced sandwiches, and crostini any time of the day.

Carla Hall Tells Us The Secret To Smoking Salmon Without A Smoker

If you thought you couldn't make smoked salmon without a smoker, Carla Hall is about to blow your mind.

What to Eat Now: August

Farmers markets are bursting at the seams with summertime favorites like figs, corn, cucumbers, summer squash, watermelon, and peppers. Her…

Announcing Yummly Pro

Cook along with expert chefs in your own kitchen with guided videos. Yes, that's Carla Hall.

Learning to Cook for the Vegetarian in the House

Before I had children, I knew one thing for sure: I wasn’t going to become some kind of short-order cook as a mom. Then my tween daughter d…

What to Eat Now: July

Summer’s peak is nearly here, and Mother Nature shares her lush bounty: blueberries, melons, nectarines and peaches, plus eggplant and toma…

How to make grilled pizza

10 tips for success and 18 recipes to try this weekend

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