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How to Store and Use Greens

If you constantly find yourself tossing wilted herbs and greens before you even use them, try these tips to prevent waste from Real Simple food editor Chris Morocco: To store: Wrap greens in moist paper towels and tuck them into a resealable plastic bag. The moisture from the towels will prevent wilting and keep even the most fragile herbs vibrant […]

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Test Your Egg IQ

Let’s get cracking with some hard-boiled questions. Scroll below the eggs to see the answers. 1. Which spice can you use to dye eggs naturally? (A) Mustard seed (B) Cardamom (C) Turmeric 2. When it comes to egg-carton labels, which is the most health-conscious choice? (A) All-natural (B) Certified organic (C) Hormone-free 3. What can you do to prevent a green ring […]

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15 Healthy Recipe Swaps That Save You Calories from AllYou.com

A few weeks ago, I was baking cupcakes and decided to try out the trend of swapping unsweetened applesauce for oil in the batter. It’s an easy one-to-one swap and I would definitely recommend it. Honestly, there wasn’t much of a difference in taste and it cut approximately 450 calories and 55 grams of fat off the full recipe! If […]

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Happy Stuffed Mushroom Day!

Today in food holidays, February 4 is celebrated as Stuffed Mushroom Day—a snack that has been around since the early 20th century. Looking for a recipe to make in celebration? Here are a few mouthwatering suggestions: Stuffed Mushrooms With Spinach Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms With Feta Love stuffed vegetables, but not so much mushrooms? Though we’re not official Stuffed Mushroom Day […]

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When Your Own Family Hates Your Cooking

There is a new, sad little pattern that happens almost nightly in my household and it goes like this: Me: “Time for dinner!” Kids thunder down the stairs. 15-year-old: “What’s for dinner?” Six-year-old: “What’s for dinner?” Me: “Blah blah*“ 15-year-old: “Ugh.” Six-yearold (whining): “I hate blah blah.“ 15-year-old: “Can I make myself an omelet?” Six-year-old: “Me too?” Me: Silent, head in […]

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How to Cook for a Crowd

If you’re packing your living room with eager football fans this weekend, Chef Gerard Cribbin, Executive Chef at Coal Fired Bistro in Greenville, SC, shares his best tips to ensure you don’t fumble.

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Mad Genius Cooking Tips from Food & Wine

The past few years, I’ve gotten pretty into cooking. And, I must admit, I’ve made some delicious meals. But I’m no expert and I’ve definitely had my fair share of cooking fails. Thankfully, the Internet exists and is filled with plenty of real experts who are ready to help with my kitchen woes. One of the most helpful (and coolest) […]

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A Cooking Trick to Help Remove Excess Fat

You made a delicious slow-cooked meal–like Soy-Braised Short Ribs With Sugar Snap Peas–and the instructions say to skim and discard the excess fat, but it takes time to remove the fat without tossing too much of the tasty sauce.

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No Time to Cook? Get Our New-and-Improved App!

If you’re stuck in a dinnertime rut—tuna casserole again?—we’ve got an easy solution. Our new and improved app, No Time to Cook?, features more than 900 dinner recipes that all take 40 minutes or less from start to finish. It’s easy to use: Just choose your main ingredient and the amount of time you have to cook, and we’ll offer […]

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A Month of 100-Calorie Snacks from MyRecipes.com

Step away from the vending machine! If you’ve got the mid-day munchies and want a snack that won’t ruin your diet, MyRecipes.com is here to help. They’ve put together an entire month of delicious 100-calorie snacks to keep your hunger at bay and your waistline happy. Today’s featured snack is no-cook Salmon and Cucumber bites. Not a fan of salmon? […]

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