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Past articles by Rebecca:

Put Croissants in Your Salad

Sure, croissants are good for breakfast. But they're even better as a crunchy salad topper. Plus, learn other ways to use croissant croutons in this story. → Read More

These Colorful Glasses Eliminate the Need to Label Your Drink

They're durable, stackable, chic—and, most importantly, they mean you'll never confuse your cup with someone else's. → Read More

Make-Ahead Brown Butter Is My Thanksgiving Secret Weapon

For a toastier, tastier Thanksgiving meal, make (and freeze) your brown butter today so it will be ready to add to gravy, stuffing, pecan pie, and more. → Read More

Everyone Gets a Crispy Piece With Sheet-Pan Mac and Cheese

Skip the roux and the casserole dish for an extra-crispy sheet-pan take on baked macaroni and cheese, where every piece is as good as the corner pieces. → Read More

This Salted Dark Chocolate Pudding Takes 9 Minutes to Make

This pudding is used as a cake filling at a famous New York bakery, but it's also a brilliant back-pocket dessert. → Read More

Crispy, Creamy Sheet-Pan Mac and Cheese

What’s the best part of a baked mac and cheese? The crispy edges, obviously. This sheet-pan recipe maximizes the crunch. → Read More

You Say Fruit Basket, I Say Snack Basket

How to use a three-tiered hanging basket for storing more than just fruit. → Read More

This Salty-Sweet No-Bake Cheesecake Is Made for Summer

The secret to this salty-sweet masterpiece? Wheat Thins. → Read More

Make Your Next Caesar Salad With Zucchini Ribbons

In this take on a classic Caesar salad, thinly shaved raw zucchini teams up with creamy dressing, Parmesan, and croutons. → Read More

Zucchini and White Bean Caesar

Ribbons of raw zucchini take well to the Caesar treatment in mostly no-cook dinner. If you have lots of summer squash, this easy summer meal is the answer. → Read More

5 Breezy Tequila Drinks That Were Made for Summer Fridays

From palomas to margaritas and snack mixes to dreamy dips, here are the recipes you need to enjoy your Summer Fridays to the fullest. → Read More

Aperol Snow Cones Are All I Want This Summer

In this summer snow cone recipe, we're swapping out fruity syrups for syrupy aperitifs like Campari and sweet vermouth. → Read More

This Is Our Favorite Cast-Iron Cleaning Brush

It's perfect for scraping up those caked-on bits in the corners of your kitchen workhorse. → Read More

Make a Better Ice Cream Sandwich With Digestive Biscuits

These ice cream sandwiches turn digestive biscuits and vanilla ice cream into a perfect blank canvas to dip in chocolate, coat in sprinkles, and more. → Read More

Grilled Swordfish Steaks With Whole-Lemon Dressing

Tender grilled swordfish steaks are topped with a bright, garlicky Mediterranean-inspired dressing of chopped whole lemon and oregano. → Read More

This Tequila-Spiked Watermelon Granita Is the Ultimate Summer Refresher

What better way to ward off summer's heat than with this boozy watermelon granita, a blended mixture of sweetened, flavored water or juice? → Read More

The Internet's Favorite Grandpa Gardener Is Now An Author Too

Meet Twitter-famous Gerald Stratford, author of ‘Big Veg.’ → Read More

Passover Seder for $25? Totally Possible.

By making a few adjustments—including going vegetarian—a budget-friendly seder is within your reach. → Read More

My Favorite Kitchen Tool Has Nothing to Do With Food

Everyone needs kitchen shoes to protect their feet. Here’s why. → Read More

Salad Freaks Unite—Our Cookbook Is Finally Here

In “Salad Freak,” Jess Damuck shares how anything can be a salad. Not like regular salads. Cool salads. → Read More