Kitchen Mixers: Tutorials, Guides, Care & Recipes

A kitchen mixer is one of the most efficient appliances in your kitchen. Learn exactly how to use a stand mixer (and a hand mixer), plus discover tips, recipes, product recommendations and more.

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Festive Meringue Cookies

Try these meringue cookies without cream of tartar! These festive treats sparkle not only during the holidays but for other occasions year-round. Use colored sugar or food coloring to change things up. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen

Andes Mint Cookies

Transform your favorite candy into a baked treat! These Andes mint cookies are better than any after-dinner mint. —Taste of...


Jewish Chocolate Chip Mandel Bread

This traditional Jewish mandel bread recipe has been passed down in my family for four generations. It tastes wonderful with...


Hanukkah Cookies

Cream cheese adds richness to these Hanukkah cookies. Decorate them with royal icing or your favorite buttercream frosting and toppings....


Baby Shark Cake

It doesn't take much to add a fun theme to a birthday party. This simply decorated baby shark cake, plus...

Layered Yellow Cake with Chocolate Buttercream

This yellow cake will become your go-to recipe for birthdays, but the tender cake with flavorful chocolate buttercream is truly...


16 Recipes to Make Using a Stand Mixer

Put that powerful appliance on your countertop to work with these delicious stand-mixer recipes.

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Banana Cream Cheesecake

Here is a lovely company dessert that can be made a day or two in advance. This banana cream cheesecake...


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Basic Cookie Dough

Skip the store-bought cookie dough and learn how to make cookies from scratch—it's easy! Thanks to this basic cookie dough...


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Grandma’s Divinity

Every Christmas my grandmother and I made divinity, just the two of us. I still make it every year. —Anne...


Meringue Shells with Lemon Curd

We love a dazzling dessert of meringue shells filled with sunny lemon curd. It’s sweet and tart, crunchy and fluffy....

Double-Drizzled Biscotti

Semisweet and white chocolate drizzles give these biscotti a pretty look. The baking time is shorter than for some biscotti,...


Easy Mock Devonshire Cream

I always serve this tasty no-fuss cream with fresh fruit to usher in a new season. Prepare it the day...


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Springtime Beignets & Berries

I've always loved beignets, but never thought I could make them myself. Turns out they're easy! Sometimes I'll even make...


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Homemade Holiday Marshmallows

This marshmallow recipe was my grandpa's favorite. At Christmastime, he would be busy making homemade marshmallows for his family and...