9 Creative Uses for Canned Pumpkin

Leave the pureeing to the professionals.

6 Easy Recipes to Serve a Crowd (Wherever You May Be)

Foolproof dishes to add to your recipe arsenal.

6 Creative Ways to Use Pluots

Plu-whats? These hybrid stone fruits combine the juicy flesh of a plum with the sweetness of an apricot. They ripen quickly and are rarely mealy. And, like plums, they don’t easily bruise. In other words: Yes! 
 Eat them out of hand, or try them in one of the recipes here. May we recom­mend the pluot-of-this-world Monte Cristo?

How to Make Kitchen Sink Chocolate Bark

This fun and easy candy treat contains an array of goodies in every bite.

6 Creative Ways to Use Persian Cucumbers

Want to be as cool as a you-know-what this summer? Try these sweet, seedless, petite cucumbers (most are about five inches long) in everything from pizzas to cocktails. The skins are tender and delicious, so you can chill with the peeler, too.

11 Barbecue Appetizers You’ll Be Serving all Summer

As you season the steaks and fire up the grill, satisfy hungry guests with an assortment of savory starters. Just make sure they save room for the feast ahead—including dessert, of course.

6 Creative Ways to Use Rhubarb

This fleeting spring vegetable—yes, vegetable—needs sugar to soften its tangy flavor (hence, pies, preserves, and pairing it with strawberries). But that doesn’t mean it’s strictly for dessert. Limiting the sugar 
to a tablespoon or two makes rhubarb just right for topping a savory tart or a salad. Move fast: Rhubarb’s season is short 
and sweet (or not).