Foods That Taste Better in October: 7 Top Fruits and Vegetables in Season


The harvest is here! We couldn’t be more excited for autumn’s fruits and vegetables. We had a sneak peak in September with apples and squash hitting the scene, but now we’re ready for fall all-stars. Pumpkins are the obvious all-star for October. Far from being just a Halloween decoration for your porch, they lend themselves […]

#AppleWeek: Dump and Bake Caramel Apple Crisp Recipe

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This Dump and Bake Caramel Apple Crisp Recipe just might be the easiest and most delicious dessert that you will have all fall! Toss a few pantry staples into a baking dish with some fresh, sliced apples and pop it in the oven. Your house will smell amazing, and you will have a warm, bubbling, […]

Foods that Taste Better in September: 7 Top Fruits and Vegetables in Season


Hope you got your fill of August’s seasonal fruits and vegetables, because it’s already September. This year is just flying by, isn’t it? We’re ready to fully embrace fall as the official start date quickly approaches! That means loading up on the best produce September has to offer. Thrifty chefs know that it’s important to […]

Foods that Taste Better in August: 5 Top Fruits and Vegetables in Season


It’s time to start transitioning into fall flavors. August is an island between the berries of summer and the apples and pumpkins in fall. It’s the perfect time to buy a lot of produce, as many summer favorites hit their peak and new fruits and vegetables appear in produce sections and farmer’s markets. Smart cooks […]

Summer Dessert Recipe: No-Bake Chocolate Strawberry Bars

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Take advantage of fresh produce and whip up a batch of these No-Bake Chocolate Strawberry Bars! Your kitchen will stay cool, and you will have a delicious and easy dessert without much effort. With rich chocolate, graham cracker crumbs, and chunks of juicy red berries,┬áthis no-bake dessert recipe is perfect for the lazy days of […]

Foods that Taste Better in June: 9 Top Fruits and Vegetables in Season


In June, there’s more fresh produce than ever, and smart cooks will take advantage of it. With seasonal fruit and seasonal vegetables hitting their peak, you can save money and cook up some truly healthy, tasty meals. Scour your local grocery store or farmer’s market for the best of the best. Sometimes, you can guess […]

Aw Shucks! The 10 Corniest Slow Cooker Corn Recipes

Slow Cooker Creamed Corn

Every time I think of summer corn, I’m reminded of the great song from the musical, South Pacific, “I’m as corny as Kansas in August…” It’s not quite August yet, but summer is great time to enjoy delicious corn! At, we’ve got a variety of slow cooker corn recipes, including starters, main dishes, sides, […]

Slow Cooker Summer Recipes: A Guide to Cooking with Summer Fruits

Slow Cooker Blackberry Chicken

Blackberries, blueberries, cherries, peaches, raspberries, strawberries, watermelon: could you guess what all of these things have in common? The answer: They are all summer fruits of course! While that list may have been extensive, we couldn’t afford to leave any of these delicious summer fruits out! Whether you are laying by the pool, making snacks […]

Betty’s Slow-Cooker Pineapple Upside Down Cake + Win a $750 Blendtec Blender

Betty's Slow-Cooker Pineapple Upside Down Cake

We know our readers love old fashioned recipes, and we’re always looking for innovative ways to present them to you. We’re excited to announce a brand new recipe from’s Test Kitchen! It might be hard to believe, but one can “bake” old fashioned pineapple upside down cake using cake mix… and using the slow […]

Epic Egg Fail: Oven-Style Slow Cooker Hard Boiled Eggs

Slow Cooker Hard Boiled Egg

If you’re going to fail, fail BIG. That’s what I did today in our Test Kitchen and I’m proud of it! I learned a thing or two along the way, and I want to share my knowledge with you! Don’t try this recipe at home, but come along on this egg journey with me and […]