by Ricky Smith in Community, September 20th, 2015
by Maria Russo in Community, September 13th, 2015
Fall is just around the corner, and that means cookie season is fast approaching. While it might not be time to break out the holiday recipe box just yet, you can use this week’s Most Popular Pin of the Week to fill the cookie jar and brush up on your baking skills. These beauties are perfect as a surprise treat in the kids’ lunchboxes or as an after-school snack, and since they’re topped with a simple lemon glaze, they’re a great light bite for this time of year. Plus, these 5-star sweets come in at around 113 calories each, so you don’t have to feel guilty about having one or two after the kids go to bed.
For more easy desserts like this, check out Food Network’s Let’s Bake board on Pinterest.
Get the recipe: Giada De Laurentiis’ Lemon Ricotta Cookies with Lemon Glaze
by Maria Russo in Community, September 6th, 2015
Now that school is back in session and your weeknights have been filled with homework check-ins with your kids, last-minute appointments and a flurry of scheduled activities, you’re likely feeling the pressure to turn out a meal for the family as quickly as your kids can ask, “What’s for dinner?” That’s where this week’s Most Popular Pin of the Week, featured in Food Network Magazine, comes in. It can be on the table in only a half-hour, and since it features both satisfying shrimp and a bed of creamy grits, it’s an all-in-one meal. Bonus: Believe it or not, this top-rated recipe is a healthy staple, even with those cheesy grits and lemony herb sauce.
For more dinnertime inspiration, check out Food Network’s Let’s Cook: Main Dishes board on Pinterest.
Get the Recipe: Lemon-Garlic Shrimp and Grits from Food Network Magazine
by Maria Russo in Community, August 30th, 2015
Burgers, brats and barbecue may be the stars at your Labor Day cookout tomorrow, but when it comes to side dishes, look no further than this week’s Most Popular Pin of the Week. Sunny Anderson’s seasonal casserole comes together with only a handful of ingredients and features a crispy topping of breadcrumbs, Parmesan and fragrant thyme, which turns golden in the oven.
For more crowd-pleasing recipes, check out Food Network’s Let’s Celebrate board on Pinterest.
Get the Recipe: Baked Zucchini
by Maria Russo in Community, August 23rd, 2015
Creamy, rich and, of course, cheesy, Ree Drummond’s easy-to-make dish is packed with the timeless comfort you crave in a hefty bowl of hearty macaroni and cheese. Ready to eat in less than an hour, Ree’s recipe, this week’s Most Popular Pin of the Week, features a buttery cheese sauce made with tangy sharp cheddar, plus a pinch of dry mustard to round out the flavor. After tossing in the pasta, the stovetop-or-baked decision is in your hands: Either enjoy the dish as it is, or top it with cheese and bake for even gooier results.
For more of Ree’s top recipes, check out Food Network’s Let’s Cook With: The Pioneer Woman board on Pinterest.
Get the Recipe: The Pioneer Woman’s Macaroni and Cheese
by Christie Bok in Community, August 16th, 2015
By no means has fall arrived — New York City, at least, is still sweating it out in the midst of 90-degree temperatures — but already food fans have started to crave a switch in flavors from the light and cool to the warm and comforting. This week’s Most Popular Pin of the Week (pictured above), laced with golden butternut squash and earthy mushrooms, is a transitional meal of sorts, ready to help you bridge the gap between the refreshing tastes of summer and the hearty fare of autumn. Featured in Food Network Magazine, this go-to supper can be on the table in only 30 speedy minutes, so keep it in your back pocket for those hectic back-to-school weeknights.
For more healthy recipe inspiration, check out Food Network’s Let’s Get Healthy board on Pinterest.
Get the Recipe: Penne with Butternut Squash from Food Network Magazine
by Christie Bok in Community, August 9th, 2015
While a slice of pie is a nostalgic summertime treat, there’s something extra special about getting to enjoy your own serving. In this week’s Most Popular Pin of the Week, Ree Drummond scales down Key lime pie into miniature creations that feature all of the classic flavors of the full-size version. For each, layer a buttery graham cracker crust with an easy lime curd, and then top with homemade whipped cream and lime zest for a wow-worthy garnish.
For more must-see dish inspiration, check out Food Network’s Let’s Cook: Recipe of the Day board on Pinterest
Get the Recipe: Individual Key Lime Pies
by Christie Bok in Community, August 2nd, 2015
If you love the way mozzarella sticks ooze with cheese, but you don’t love their typically greasy bite, try this week’s Most Popular Pin of the Week. By using part-skim cheese and baking instead of frying the sticks, the chefs in Food Network Kitchen have transformed these craveable eats into a surprisingly healthy dish. You’ll still get that desired golden exterior, thanks to an herbed breadcrumb mixture, and creamy center, but you’ll be saving on most of the richness. Serve with store-bought marinara sauce for an easy dip.
For more kid-friendly recipes, check out Food Network’s Cooking with Kids board on Pinterest.
Get the Recipe: Crisp Mozzarella Sticks
by Christie Bok in Community, July 26th, 2015
Since fruity treats are highly requested favorites at summer potlucks, there’s no better time to try this week’s Most Popular Pin of the Week. Ree Drummond transforms traditional cheesecake with a sweet and nutty crust made with vanilla wafers and pecans, and blankets the creamy filling with a sweetened blackberry topping. Cut it into squares for an eat-with-your-hands portable dessert.
For more dessert recipes, check out Food Network’s Let’s Celebrate! board on Pinterest.
Get the Recipe: Blackberry Cheesecake Squares (pictured above) from Ree Drummond
by Christie Bok in Community, July 19th, 2015
It’s no secret that crab cakes are crowd-pleasers, so transform them into two-bite sliders with flavorful seasonings for a new twist on a summertime appetizer. In this week’s Most Popular Pin of the Week, Jeff Mauro bakes his crab cakes instead of sauteing, to save on time. Serve them on soft potato buns with a mayo-citrus sauce for tanginess and greens for a colorful garnish.
For more appetizer recipes, check out Food Network’s Let’s Entertain! board on Pinterest.
Get the Recipe: Crab Cake Sliders with Blood Orange Aioli (pictured above) from Jeff Mauro.
Whether you’re a self-proclaimed chocoholic or eat the treat just once in a while, chocolate is an ingredient that can put a smile on almost everyone’s face. Enjoy it in an old-fashioned candy bar, drizzled on an ice cream sundae or mixed into a decadent pound cake, as it is in this week’s Most Popular Pin of the Week. Trisha Yearwood transforms her basic pound cake recipe by adding heaps of cocoa powder for an intensely decadent chocolate flavor. Serve each slice with a scoop of vanilla ice cream for a mouthwatering summer dessert.
For more dessert recipes, check out Food Network’s Let’s Bake! board on Pinterest.
Get the Recipe: Chocolate Pound Cake (pictured above) from Trisha Yearwood.