Recipe Upgrades

This Boring Frozen Dinner Just Got a Major Makeover

A few ingredients and minimal prep transforms a sad, bland burrito into tasty enchiladas.

3 Quick Ideas for Popcorn

Americans down 16 billion quarts of popcorn a year. Good thing it’s pretty healthful. Compared with other snack-aisle options, the freshly popped stuff stands out as a minimally processed whole grain made with only oil and salt. So don’t limit it to Netflix nights: Toss it on soups, salads, and even ice cream sundaes for a bit of salty crunch.

11 Cranberry Sauce Recipes

Can it with the store-bought version—try one of these refreshing (and simple) renditions instead.

Inexpensive Ideas for Party Food

Don’t let sky-high food-and-drink bills crash your party. These affordable strategies let you scrimp without looking like Scrooge.

3 Ways to Upgrade a Frozen Cheese Pizza

Take your frozen pie to the next level with these easy, upscale topping ideas.

9 Rules for a Foolproof Mother’s Day Breakfast in Bed

Give Mom the pampering she deserves, minus the mess.

3 Foolproof Rice Recipes

Start with plain white rice, then add quick mix-ins for pops of color—and lots of flavor.

10 Delicious Stuffing Recipes

Some argue it’s the best part of Thanksgiving, so we’ve dressed up one simple stuffing recipe in a bounty of ways.

6 New Ways to Use Maple Syrup

Pancakes are just the beginning―syrup is a sweet addition to a variety of dishes (savory, too). Try using it in these ways.

8 Upgraded Burger Recipes

With a few easy alterations (pork in place of beef, tangy relish mixed into the meat instead of topping it), even a classic can undergo an improvement.

Add Applesauce to Your Food

Try this healthy substitute in brownies, sandwiches, and more.

4 Ways to Make a Tuna Sandwich

Tuna is convenient, inexpensive, good for you. But like anything you eat too often, it can become boring. For a new twist, try one of these four recipes.