Sweetie Cupcakes

Sweetie Cupcakes

Halloween candy still tempting, teasing, tormenting you? We divulge how to keep it outta your house—and off your hips.

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Not-from-a-Box Macaroni and Cheese

Not-from-a-Box Macaroni and Cheese

Incomparably better than what comes out of a box, this mac n cheese is so darn good, it may even be better than what Mom used to make. Velveeta optional.

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Candied Carrots

Candied Carrots

Sometimes carrots aren’t quite as sweet as we’d like them to be. This kid-tested tactic takes care of that occasional oops on the part of Mother Nature.

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Banana Bread French Toast

Banana Bread French Toast

That’s right. A behemoth stack of French toast made from–believe it–thick-sliced banana bread. Sort of makes you believe in Santa, too, doesn’t it?

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  • 20 M
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Dutch Baby

Dutch Baby

Not to jinx things, but everyone who’s made this little lovely is lauding it as the airiest, most perfect puffed pancake they’ve met.

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Simple Spaghetti

Simple Spaghetti

Think you’ve got nothing on hand for a no-stress supper? Think again.

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  • 15 M
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Maple Syrup Snow

Maple Syrup Snow

Embrace your inner Laura Ingalls Wilder with this quaint, toffee-like sweet. Its provenance may be outdated, but its appeal transcends time.

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DIY Nutella Recipe

Homemade Nutella

No longer are you safe from temptation just because you summoned enough fortitude to skip the Nutella aisle at the store. Not safe at all.

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Mac and Cheese with Carrots

Mac and Cheese with Carrots

Simple and, yes, a little sneaky, this kid-friendly, fuss-free, casserole-like mac and cheese melds Cheddar and carrot to healthful effect.

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Pastina Stars with Butter and Milk

Pastina Stars with Butter and Milk

We’ve got stars in our eyes…and our bowls…and our spoons…all thanks to pastina, the teensy star-shaped pasta. It just may be the cutest supper in the solar system.

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Seasonal Vegetable Tempura

Seasonal Vegetable Tempura

We could stare at this staggeringly stunning tempura all day—and eat it all night. Talk about a nifty tactic to get us to eat our veggies.

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  • 35 M
  • 35 M
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Witches Brew Hot Chocolate

Witch’s Brew Hot Chocolate

There’s gonna be some meeeeelting the morning after Halloween, though it ain’t what you’re expecting.

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