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4 Secrets to Wow-Worthy Hamburgers

If you love to cook hamburgers but haven’t yet learned how to make a patty that would give you humble bragging rights, fear not! You’re just a few steps away from creating the perfect burger. First, don’t forget that you’re making a hamburger and not a meatball. Rolling the meat back and forth and packing it too tightly will result […]

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How to Store Fresh Herbs

Most bunches of herbs sold at the supermarket yield much more than the average recipe will call for.

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An Instant Upgrade for Grilled Food

It’s hard to improve upon good, plain butter. But compound butters (made by mixing softened butter with herbs, citrus zest, pepper, or other spices) are a finishing blast of flavor you’ll want to smear on everything, from just-grilled steak, fish, and vegetables to roasted meats, year-round.

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Zucchini Bread Recipes from Cooking Light

Struggling to get your kids to eat their vegetables at the dinner table? You are not alone. Try sneaking in greens without your little ones ever knowing. Our colleagues at CookingLight.com have put together a list of their favorite zucchini bread recipes that are delicious, not to mention nutritious! For the full slideshow, click here. More from RealSimple.com: Easy Recipes […]

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#TopWithAvocado: We Have a Winner

We asked, you slice and diced: Check out the winning Instagram photo (out of over 50 entries!) from our #topwithavocado challenge! The creation? Says @sabrinashimada: “Sautéed Asparagus & Spinach with French Lentils topped with Avocado, Toasted Walnuts, Hummus, & Sriracha – insanely delish, yet unexpected combination.” Sabrina will be receiving a copy of Gaby Dalkin‘s Absolutely Avocados. Thank you to everyone who […]

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Easy Ways to Celebrate National Chocolate Chip Day Right Now

Food holidays are a great excuse to revel a singular food’s amazingness. Today is no exception: it’s time to celebrate one of the year’s best days: National Chocolate Chip Day. If you’re like me, and not afraid of eating a handful of semisweet morsels right out of the bag, check out the best chocolates for baking. Then, get to filling […]

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16 Artichoke Recipes from Food & Wine

Bring on springtime with warmer temperatures, t-shirts and shorts, and seasonal foods, like delicious artichokes. But, wondering how to prepare this unique and intimidating-looking vegetable? Our colleagues at Food & Wine have put together a list of their favorites. From creamy artichoke dip to Mario Batali’s amazing spaghetti with artichokes, here are delicious recipes to give the veggie a try. […]

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41 Dreamy Strawberry Desserts from HuffPost Taste

Celebrate the sweet taste of spring with recipes using one of the most talked about seasonal berry. Our friends at HuffPost Taste have compiled a list of their favorite strawberry desserts that go from strawberry rhubarb pie and strawberry shortcake to bright granitas, mascarpone tarts and more. To see the full list, click here. What’s your favorite springtime recipe? More […]

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How to Debone a Whole Fish

For an elegant dinner party centerpiece, try serving a whole fish. It’s surprisingly fast and easy, but getting the fillet from fish to table can cause some stress. Here are two simple steps to success: Step 1 Divide the top fillet into 2 parts by running a knife down the center of the fish, gently pushing the 2 halves apart. Carefully […]

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A Quick and Easy Way to Halve Cherry Tomatoes

Cherry tomatoes can be a delicious addition to any dish or shine alone as a main ingredient. And although they’re super tasty, cutting up large amounts of them up can be a time-consuming affair… That is, until now. With this easy trick, you’ll be able to slice and dice your way through cartons of cherry tomatoes in no time. Just […]

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