Corn on the cob is probably one of the greatest of great summer foods, but it's not particularly filling unless you eat the whole dozen yourself. This cheesy corn recipe, conversely, will fuel you up fast.

When I first got the Sun-Maid Birthday Cake Bites, I hesitated to try them. Birthday cake-flavored raisin bars? Sounded odd. But I found that they don't really taste like birthday cake or raisins. Instead, they taste like less chewy vanilla Chewy Bars. The flavors mix well together, with the…

Jerk seasoning, a Jamaican specialty, helps create a spicy, one-dish salad that's perfect for hot summer evenings. This spice mixture usually contains allspice, along with onion, thyme, nutmeg and cinnamon. For this quick dinner, I use prepared jerk seasoning that can be found in the spice s…

The best toddler-birthday-party food I've ever had were picadillo empanadas. Fede, a boy from my daughters' daycare, turned 3, and his mom baked a huge batch of them. She had made the dough by hand and pulled out tray after tray while the kids played.

It's July. Surely there are blueberries on your kitchen counter or inside your fridge just waiting to be turned into something fantastic.

The cookie tastes exactly what it looks like — a basic tan-looking cookie with little chocolate and peanut butter chips. It's nothing to make the mouth water, but an average cookie is still satisfying. Despite the sky-high potential of a Chips Ahoy!-Reese's Peanut Butter Cups collab, the min…

I grill bone-in chicken the way the tortoise runs the race against the hare in Aesop's fable: slow and steady. Cooking this way over moderate heat ensures a winning chicken dinner. If you start out too fast and set the chicken over intense heat to try to grill it quickly, you'll end up with …

This is a summer soup supper that is also vegetarian. It's a light take on classic vichyssoise that is usually made with leeks, potatoes and cream. This soup is made with leeks and cannellini beans. It is creamy and rich without the use of cream. It will keep several days in the refrigerator…