A sprinkle of Parmesan and a drizzle of olive oil transform
tomatoes into the perfect side dish. Or try sandwiching them
between slices of your favorite whole-wheat country bread.
This easy dessert satisfies a sweet tooth while adding
another serving of fruit, contributing vitamins and
You can make these homemade fish sticks in about the same
amount of time it takes to bake a box of the frozen kind. Make it
a meal: Serve with lemon wedges, coleslaw, roasted new potatoes
and a dollop of tartar sauce.
Roasting sweet potatoes is even easier than boiling and
mashing them. Maple syrup glaze transforms this ultra-simple dish
into something sublime.
Delivery and take-out pizza can get expensive, so I pick up plain frozen pizzas and we top them off at home with fixings that everybody likes. I also make my own pizza, and we all prefer that, but frozen is great for activity-filled evenings when dinnertime can quickly get lost in the shuffle. The kids really enjoy choosing and adding toppings to their own section of pizza.
Shortbread makes a great holiday gift. This recipe puts a twist on the classic baked treat by adding lemon and rosemary, but it's excellent even without them.
Kids love toaster tarts and grown-ups love chocolate-covered strawberries. Combine both for chocolate-covered strawberry toaster tarts and you have a breakfast that everyone will love. Get Anne Coleman's great recipe here.
These utterly delicious cookies marry the classic flavors of orange and chocolate into a unique treat, and one the kids will love helping you make. Get Alison Needham's terrific recipe here.
These yummy lemon squares are the perfect combination of tart and sweet, and bring sunny flavor to a cloudy day. Get Catherine Newman's delicious recipe here.