Easy Basic Pancakes

Nothing says "weekend" like homemade pancakes for breakfast. Our easy recipe will help you whip them up in less than 30 minutes. Making pancake batter from scratch is so simple that you'll wonder why you...

Simple Crepes

Crepes are easier to make than you think. These French street-food staples can be dressed up with sweet or savory toppings and any number of flavorful fillings.

Quick BBQ Sauce

For a basic barbecue sauce, all you have to do is whisk together ketchup, light brown sugar, white wine vinegar, worcestershire sauce, and paprika. Use this recipe when making grilled or slow-cooked meat,...

Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Chocolate chip cookies are a go-to favorite dessert, sweet snack, or after-school treat. This cookie-which is made in the soft and chewy style-gives you both the nostalgia of childhood bake sales and the...

Dark Chocolate Frosting

This deep, dark, satiny frosting (thanks to the addition of melted semisweet chocolate) is a favorite of our food editors, since it has just the right consistency for spreading or piping into beautiful...

Thin and Crisp Chocolate Chip Cookies

Adding more granulated sugar gives this classic thin and crispy cookie its crunch.

Easy Creamed Spinach

Our take on the classic creamed spinach side dish uses fresh spinach and cream cheese as a thickener. It's a crowd pleasing recipe that's popular with both young and old.

Creme Caramel

These individual creme caramel desserts will be an instant classic. So sweet and creamy, everyone will want seconds, trust us.

Classic Meatloaf

Good meatloaf is about as comforting as comfort food gets. Thankfully, meatloaf doesn't have to be complex to be good. It just needs to be tender (from breadcrumbs soaked in milk and gentle handling) and...

Maple Glazed Sweet Potatoes

This supremely simple dish is rich with the flavor of maple. Although it requires last-minute preparation, the recipe is easy enough to tackle no matter how many items are on your holiday menu.

Flaky Buttery Biscuits

Fresh hot biscuits slathered with butter, topped with a spoonful of jam, and served alongside fluffy scrambled eggs and a salty pork product are the epitome of a cozy breakfast (or dinner).

Easy Waffles

Consider this your new, go-to waffle recipe when you want to start your day off on a sweet note. No fussy steps or unexpected ingredients are required here, which means you can whip these up whenever your...

Garlic Mashed Potatoes

This classic potato dish is always on everyone's favorites list for a Thanksgiving side.

Classic Cream Puffs

The foundation of the perfect cream puff is light, airy pâte à choux, which is made with eggs, flour, and butter. Once the cream puffs are shaped and baked, they're filled with a rich homemade pastry...

Easy Cream of Asparagus Soup

Add a slice of toast topped with melted cheese to this cream of asparagus soup, and you have lunch or a light dinner.

Crumb Topping

Prep now and enjoy wonderful pies all summer by making this topping ahead and keeping it in the freezer.

Cream of Asparagus Soup

No need to toss out the tough ends of asparagus-use them to make a quick stock for an extra shot of flavor in this cream of asparaagus soup.

Banana Blueberry Smoothie

Whip up this three-ingredient healthy smoothie recipe with just three ingredients-nonfat plain yogurt, banana, and frozen blueberries. Feel free to substitute the blueberries with any other frozen fruit...

Simple Crostini

Crostini are perfect spooned high with your pick of toppings.

Perfect White Rice

Make perfect white rice every time with this recipe from "Martha Stewart's Cooking School."

Vanilla Frosting

Use this recipe Vanilla Frosting to ice our Vanilla Cupcakes.

New York Crumb Cake

New York Crumb Cake is quite a popular dessert at Foster's Markets in the Raleigh-Durham area of North Carolina. Owner Sara Foster estimates that her shops sell three to four pounds of crumb cake every...

No Bake Cheesecake

There are certain days during the summer when the last place anyone wants to be is in a hot kitchen. But that's when kids can come to the rescue, making a delicious dessert for the whole family without...

Perfect Roast Chicken

The almost universal appeal of roasted chicken stems from its power to comfort. The ideal roasted chicken recipe will leave your chicken golden brown and gleaming, tender, and juicy. The crackle of chicken...

Cranberry Bread

Studded with cranberries, this quick bread is adaptable: Try it at breakfast or as an afternoon snack.

Slow Cooker Pot Roast

Get a head start on dinner with this fresh take on a slow-simmered, all-in-one meal that makes clean-up a breeze.

Almond Biscotti

These Italian cookies are made without butter or oil and are twice baked to crisp perfection. Try Rum-Soaked Raisin Biscotti, Cherry Espresso Biscotti, Mexican Chocolate Biscotti, and Brown Sugar and Date...

Basic Chicken Soup

Everyone has their own favorite chicken soup recipe, but rarely have so few ingredients added up to so much comfort. This version has classic flavors and, thanks to a simplified method, cooks more quickly...

Cinnamon Streusel Coffee Cake

Everyone needs a delicious coffee cake recipe in their repertoire, and this cinnamon streusel coffee cake recipe is the perfect option. Meaning "something strewn" in Old German, streusel is easy to throw...

Chocolate Coconut Bars

These decadent bars are inspired by Hello Dollies, a popular Southern dessert.

Crunchy Peanut Butter Cookies

These salty-sweet-crunchy confections make the best snack.

Cream of Broccoli Soup

This soup is super creamy in texture, but it contains very little actual cream. The butter and flour mixture -- what's called a roux -- gives it body and silkiness.

15 Minute Lentil Soup

This is a fast, hearty soup for dinner; vegetarians can use vegetable broth.

Potato Croquettes

Crunchy potato croquettes, a great way to use up leftover mashed potatoes, flatter any meal.

Blueberry Cobbler

Rich, lightly sweetened cream biscuits top a luscious filling of fresh blueberries in one of Martha's favorite desserts. The filling is made with fresh berries, cornstarch, lemon juice, and a hint of cinnamon...

Cilantro Lime Rice

A stir-in of cilantro and lime juice transforms plain cooked rice into a lively side that's an ideal accompaniment for Mexican main dishes, such as Chicken Fajita Tostadas.

Chicken Crepes

A great way to use up leftover chicken! It's teamed with garlicky sauteed spinach and a rich Gruyere bechamel for the filling of these hearty crepes.

Lasagna with Meat Sauce

Ground beef and sweet Italian sausage enrich the sauce for this beloved baked pasta, while no-boil lasagna noodles speed up the process. Check out our step-by-step guide.

The Best Banana Bread

The batter for this easy-to-make banana bread is enriched with sour cream, which gives it a subtle tang and super moist texture. In order to avoid this quick bread becoming tough and chewy, don't overmix...

Lemon Muffins

Wake up your taste buds with these tangy-sweet lemon muffins.

Simple Poached Salmon

A beautifully poached piece of salmon is clean tasting and light. There's only one rule: Don't overcook.

Classic Coleslaw with Creamy Dressing

This tangle of cabbage and carrot is dressed with a balance of tangy mustard, mayonnaise, and creamy sour cream to create the standard slaw.

Raisin Bran Muffins

Stir up this batch of hearty, low-fat morning treats. Kissed with brown sugar, they're moist and taste more indulgent than they are.

One Pan Cuban Chicken with Rice and Beans

Juicy roast chicken thighs are paired with our take on moros y cristianos, the Cuban version of rice and beans, in this easy dinner recipe.

Oatmeal Raisin Bars

These handheld treats are packable, snackable, sure-fire crowd-pleasers -- indoors and out.

Chicken Paprikash

This classic Hungarian dish will fill you up and keep you warm on a chilly fall night. A healthy dose of paprika gives this dish its deep brick-red color. If you enjoy spicy food, try replacing half of...

Linguine with Lemon Cream Sauce

This quickly made pasta dish relies on the tang of lemons with the richness of cream sauce for its flavor.

Chocolate Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

If you prefer a crispier texture, bake the cookies at 350 degrees for 16 to 20 minutes.

Pork Chops with Apples and Onions

Sauteed apples and onion combine with pork chops for a tastiness that never disappoints.