Joe Froggers [RECIPE]

Joe Froggers cookies
Joe Froggers are one of our favorite New England recipes! (Photo by Jathan Fink, Jadeworks Entertainment)

One of the best parts about having lived in or traveled to lots of different places over the years is discovering new recipes from various regions. Since we love cookies, it’s no surprise that we fell in love with Joe Froggers, a cookie that seems like the love child of a snickerdoodle and a gingersnap. This recipe originates in Marblehead, Massachusetts, where Joseph Brown opened a tavern next to a frog pond with his wife Lucretia after the Revolutionary War. These molasses-spice cookies became her trademark.

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Easy Chicken Pazole [RECIPE]

Easy Chicken Pazole
Get this hearty Mexican soup on the table in just 10 minutes! (Photo by Jathan Fink, Jadeworks Entertainment)

Just because time is at a premium, it doesn’t mean that you can’t get a homemade dinner on the table in minutes. This recipe turns pantry staples and a few fresh ingredients into a classic Mexican soup that is both hearty and delicious.

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Four Kitchen Gadgets Every Home Needs

Kitchen gadgets
We demand a lot from our kitchen gadgets on a daily basis. (Photo by Jathan Fink, Jadeworks Entertainment)

Whether you need to cook for yourself or a crowd, you really need the right tools. Sure, you can get away with using the same gadgets your grandmother did, but these days there are better solutions on the market that simplify the cooking process and shorten your prep time. Here are some of our favorites!

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Summer Melon Salad [RECIPE]

Summer Melon Salad is a subtly sweet and totally delicious. (Photo by Jathan Fink, Jadeworks Entertainment)

When summertime melons are at the peak of freshness, they are quite delicious on their own. But sometimes we bring them together in this wonderful side dish that guests always seem to remember. Drizzled and tossed in a subtle citrus glaze, these warm weather treats suddenly go from yum to wow!

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Tartar Sauce [RECIPE]

Tartar Sauce
Make your own tartar sauce. It’s super easy! (Photo by Jathan Fink, Jadeworks Entertainment)

Nearly every time we buy a jar of tartar sauce at the store, we wind up tossing it out because it expires before we can use it all. Now we just make it ourselves. It tastes better, is super fresh, and it makes the perfect amount for one dinner. Best of all, it is really easy to prepare. Serve it with fish, French fries, or even on top of your favorite burger.

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