Learn cooking basics and advanced techniques through our comprehensive how-to’s and step-by-step guides on everything from peeling ginger to cooking a perfect risotto in a few simple steps.
State Fair Corndogs
Corn dogs are quintessential, summertime fair food and these deep-fried, hand-held beauties are delicious dipped in mustard.
Grab the Garlic!
When it comes to adding big flavor to any dish, garlic is king! Discover some of the best ways to prep and cook garlic.
5 Ways with Rotisserie Chicken
If you’re looking for a way to put a delicious, protein-packed meal on the table in a hurry, rotisserie chicken is the answer.
How to Make Tuna Apple Salad
Learn how to make this healthy recipe for Tuna Apple Salad from the USDA. It is versatile, kid-friendly, and couldn’t be easier.
How to Make Red Beans and Rice
Red beans and rice is a quintessential American dish, straight from Louisiana. This USDA version is simple and healthy, making it a perfect dish for your Fourth of July party.
How to Make Pasta Salad
Learn how to make this simple and versatile pasta salad, perfect for picnics or a simple side dish from the USDA.
Stuffed Bell Peppers with Chef Carla Hall
Chef Carla Hall demonstrates how to create an easy, healthy, and kid friendly stuffed bell pepper recipe from the USDA.
Kid-Approved (and Healthy!) Snack Ideas
Sensible snacks can boost energy levels between meals and supply essential vitamins and minerals.
Kid-Approved (and Healthy!) Breakfast Ideas
A nutritious-packed breakfast will give your kids the energy to be their best, both physically and mentally all day long.
Cocoa Pebbles Quesadillas
Peanut butter, bananas, and Cocoa Pebbles cereal – the perfect trifecta of deliciousness!
Fruity Pebbles Cake Pops
Take your childhood favorite cereal and transform it into a unique and charming dessert, sure to thrill children of all ages!
Black Bean Burgers with Mustard Potato Salad
Replace your burgers with this healthy, meat-free option that will surprise even a devout carnivore. Who says cookouts can’t be healthy?