Here's The Difference Between Yams and Sweet Potatoes

No, the two root vegetables are not really interchangeable.

Here's the Difference Between a Macaron and a Macaroon

No, they’re not the same thing. And they’re pronounced differently, too.

How to Make a Mason Jar Salad

It’s portable, practical, and completely customizable.

7 Scary-Good Halloween Cookies

No, it’s not wizardry or witchcraft—just some frighteningly fantastic Halloween cookie recipes.

10 Easy Pie Recipes That You’ll Want to Try This Weekend

These simple pie recipes are definite crowd-pleasers.

21 Taco Recipes So Good You’ll Never Want to Make Anything Else

Need a standout “Taco Tuesday” recipe? With these cheesy, meat- and veggie-packed tacos on the menu, you’ll want to have one (or three) every night.

6 Creative Ways to Use Shiitake Mushrooms

Sure, he’s a fungi. But the real reason the mushroom is invited to the party is because that unmistakable umami flavor makes everything taste more interesting. Shiitakes especially: High levels of the amino acid glutamate give them a potent, meaty, smoky vibe. Try them dried into “salt” for popcorn. (How fun is that?)

31 Satisfying Vegetarian Recipes

In celebration of National Vegetarian Month, which begins October 1, we’ve compiled an entire month of dinners, so you won’t even have to think about what’s on the menu.