If you've been longing for homemade apple butter, applesauce, or apple crisp, but you don't have the time to make them from scratch--take heart! With the help of your slow cooker, you can let apples simmer to perfection all day (or overnight, for an awesome breakfast like the French toast below). … [Read more...] about 11 tasty apple recipes you can make in your slow cooker
If you're anything like me, you're always on the lookout for new and creative ways to serve the food you and your family love.
I've collected recipes for as long as I can remember. (Since before I learned how to cook, in fact. And that was a long time ago.) What started out as box of 3x5 index cards and a few shelves full of cookbooks has expanded into cyberspace.
On List Nixie, I gather the best online recipes I can find and serve them up in handy lists that help you find exactly what you're looking for.
Need vegan curry recipes you can make in a slow cooker? You'll find them here.
Looking for more creative ways to use up all those zucchinis from your garden (or your neighbor's)? I've rounded up a bunch of those, too.
Browse all our food roundups below, or explore subcategories for specific cooking techniques, meals, dietary needs, ingredients, or seasonal favorites.
Is maple pecan latte the new pumpkin spice? Ever since Starbucks announced its latest flavor, that question has been making the rounds. Personally, much as I love pumpkin spice and salted caramel, I have to admit I prefer maple pecan to either of them. I've loved both maple syrup and pecans since, well, forever. … [Read more...] about Maple pecan latte plus 32 other irresistible maple pecan recipes
Pressed for time in the kitchen? Who isn't? These tempting pork chop dinners are quick and easy to make with the help of simple sheet pan. More and more cooks are discovering that sheet pan dinners are an easy way to reduce prep and cleanup time while still serving their families hearty, home-cooked meals. Sheet pan cooking is versatile: you can use it with chicken, pork, … [Read more...] about 15 easy sheet pan pork chop dinner recipes for busy cooks
Sweet potatoes are wonderful year-'round, but they really come into their own in fall meals. After all, they're orange (fall's official color). They play well with other fall flavors like nuts and maple syrup. And what would Thanksgiving be without a sweet potato casserole? (That side dish is so iconic that we're giving it a post all its own.) … [Read more...] about 15 scrumptious sweet potato side dish recipes
From cute to creepy, these Halloween cupcake decorating ideas will be a hit at your Halloween party or potluck. Who doesn't love cupcakes? They're sweet, pretty, and easy to eat without a fork. But beyond that, cupcakes can also bring out a cook's creativity. Think of all that buttercream as raw material to add whatever colors, shapes, and textures strike your fancy. … [Read more...] about 25 genius Halloween cupcake decorating ideas
Soup is comfort food. There's nothing like a hot, steaming bowl of homemade soup to make you feel warm and pampered on a cold fall or winter night. And there are few easier ways to make that happen than with a slow cooker. It's almost as if soup and slow cookers were made for each other. … [Read more...] about 65 best slow cooker soup recipes for those chilly fall nights
Pumpkin is the signature flavor of autumn. But with so many of those tempting pumpkin treats traditionally relying on eggs, milk, or cream, it can be difficult to find vegan-friendly versions. Fortunately, you can create iconic fall foods like pumpkin pie, pumpkin spice latte, and pumpkin bread at home without the dairy products. … [Read more...] about 15 vegan pumpkin recipes for your sweet tooth
Meatless pasta nights don't have to be the same old story every week. Add a little variety to your vegetarian pasta dinners with these creative recipes. Pasta is often the first food that comes to mind when non-vegetarians try to brainstorm vegetarian dishes to bring to a potluck, or menu ideas for Meatless Mondays. Of course, there are plenty of other vegetarian options. … [Read more...] about 15 vegetarian pasta dinners from traditional to trendy
The only thing cozier than baking cookies on a crisp fall afternoon is enjoying them warm out of the oven. It's hard to resist pulling out your favorite sweater and curling up with a hot mug of tea or coffee when your kitchen (or your whole house!) is filled with fall cooking aromas. For me, rich scents like pumpkin, apples, cranberries, nuts, spices, maple, and molasses … [Read more...] about 50 best fall cookie recipes to bake at home
Add some flavor, color, and nutrition to your table this fall with these delicious fresh fig recipes. Dried figs are wonderful, and I love to cook with them year-round. But in late summer and early fall, you can find fresh figs here in the U.S., and that's something to get excited about. If you've never tried fresh figs, you're in for a treat. … [Read more...] about 15 fabulous fresh fig recipes to make this fall
Sheet pan cooking is a great way to save time in the kitchen. These sheet pan chicken dinner recipes are so good your family won't guess how easy they are! There's something about oven roasting that really brings out the flavors in food. Now that Fall is here, I'm looking forward to putting more roasted vegetables, chicken, and seafood on the menu. … [Read more...] about 15 easy sheet pan chicken dinner recipes your family will love
If you love autumn fruit salads but want a break from apples, try one of these simple yet classy pear salad recipes. Salads seem to get a little more serious after Fall arrives. Gone are the colorful garden veggies we could take for granted all summer. But in their place come crunchy orchard fruits and nuts. … [Read more...] about 15 elegant pear salad recipes to impress your guests