9 Quick Dinner Ideas + Swiss Diamond 10-Piece Cookware Set Giveaway!


Dinner is not the time to be flipping through Grandma’s old recipe cards. After a long weekday, the last thing you want to do is embark on a super-involved recipe, no matter how delicious it might be. We’re all about the shortcuts! Quick dinner ideas leave more time to spend with loved ones and/or Netflix. […]

25 Quick Fixes With Mixes: Bisquick Recipes, Cake Mix Recipes and More


Mixes are the best cooking shortcut of all. It’s strange that so many people are convinced that to be a “good cook,” you need to make everything from scratch. In my opinion, a good cook knows when they can take shortcuts like Bisquick recipes or cake mix recipes to get the food on the table […]

Recipes For The Zombie Apocalypse: 11 Canned Food Recipes


Nobody can say we didn’t see this coming, because we watched them walk reaaaally slowly toward us, groaning loudly. The zombie apocalypse is here, making it even more difficult to get a decent family meal on the table. While going out to the store for fresh produce was annoying, at least it was an option. […]

9 Dump Dinners So Fast The Sun Won’t Set


Curse you, Daylight Savings Time! It’s a bummer when you get home from work and by the time you sit down to dinner, the sun has set. It might be 7 p.m. but suddenly it feels like bedtime. This is why we can’t have nice dinners. Everyone wants to take advantage of the daylight, so […]

Dump and Go Chicken and Dumplings Recipe


Feel warmed from the inside out with one of the most comforting dump dinners of all time. Even when there’s a chill in the air, your family will feel snug as bugs with this quick dinner idea. Our test kitchen’s Dump and Go Chicken and Dumplings recipe is a must-have this fall! While Chicken and […]

12 Stupidly Easy Recipes: Quick Dinner Ideas and Desserts


Sometimes I’ll look over a recipe and think there’s a really strong chance I’ll mess it up. I have great reading comprehension, but recipes don’t always go to plan, especially if it’s complicated. That’s why I’m a mega-fan of foolproof recipes. I’m talking stupidly easy, can’t-possibly-mess-this-up recipes. This becomes even more important when I’m feeding […]

Link Love: 15 Sheet Pan Dinners and Sheet Cake Recipes


We’re loving this sheet pan recipes trend. Honestly, any trend that is quick and easy with little clean-up gets a thumbs-up from us. We’re all about short-cuts! Sheet pan recipes are everywhere on Pinterest, and for good reason. They’re a twist on dump dinners, so there’s not a lot of prep work involved – but […]

School Lunch Ideas They’ll Want to Go Back For


Back to school time can be bittersweet. Kids enjoy their summer freedom, and we enjoy spending more time with them. Sending them back to school has its perks, but there’s also the sadness of another spent summer. Thankfully, there’s plenty to look forward to when heading back. New school supplies, new classes, new teachers and […]

10 Dump Dinners for Weekends


SCENE: It’s Saturday. You woke up, read a book in bed for a while, then enjoyed a slow cooker breakfast. You walked the dog, met a friend for a late lunch, and sat outside enjoying the sunshine for the afternoon. You did some chores and errands, too. Suddenly, it’s dinnertime… where did the day go? […]

Link Love: 18 Deli Salad Recipes for Summer


Given a choice between deli meat and deli salads, I nearly always choose deli salads. They’re just so much more interesting than your typical sandwich. Though, I’ll admit I didn’t know that chicken salad recipes, egg salad recipes and tuna salad recipes were called “deli salads” until recently. It’s not the kind of thing you’d […]