The best ways to cook bacon

The best ways to cook bacon Shutterstock Kitty Jay@KittyJay5000 Sure, you may have cooked bacon over a thousand times, but how often do you really switch up the way you cook it? Depending on the way you want to use your bacon, its thickness, and the size of the crowd you’re cooking for, there may […]

Best and worst wines you can buy at Aldi

Best and worst wines you can buy at Aldi Instagram via @aldiusa Lauren Schumacker If you’re trying to save a little money on groceries (and really, who isn’t?), you might need to start shopping at Aldi. The popular grocery chain has some can’t-miss items that Aldi fans swear by, but you might not think that […]

Amazing ways to use leftover mashed potatoes

Amazing ways to use leftover mashed potatoes Shutterstock Debra Kelly@_EllaSaturday Mashed potatoes are a side everyone loves, but it can be tough to judge just how much you’re going to need to make. They’re always more filling than you think they’re going to be, and that always means leftovers. You might reheat them the next […]

Popular Thanksgiving side dishes, ranked from worst to best

Popular Thanksgiving side dishes, ranked from worst to best Shutterstock Kitty Jay@KittyJay5000 I am the Thanksgiving lady. The one who obsessively collects all of the glossy Thanksgiving editions of foodie magazines every year. The one who always hosts, and won’t let guests bring anything but dessert and wine because I am fixated on controlling the […]

Phases of becoming a true wine snob

Phases of becoming a true wine snob Shutterstock Chris Heasman@KingdomOfTheEgo Wine: the final frontier. It’s the nectar of the ancients; the booze that stumped a thousand wannabes. Wine is a vast and complex subject that, to many of us, is as frustrating to learn as a foreign language or a practical skill, but, if done […]

The best chocolate desserts you’ll ever taste

The best chocolate desserts you’ll ever taste Shutterstock Becki Ledford@becki_writes There’s something about a great chocolate dessert that can totally turn a day around. Sweet, complex, and decadent, the best chocolate desserts aren’t just one-note chocolate bars. They’re also often almost as great to look at as they are to eat and in the age […]