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The Best Recipes to Make in Your Cast Iron Skillet from Huffington Post Taste

I’ve been using my iron skillet more often than ever, lately. The only problem is that I use it for the same recipes over and over again and I am in need of some new and exciting ideas. When I was doing some iron skillet digging, I stumbled across this great recipe compilation from Huffington Post Taste. Their editors pulled […]

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Happy National Chocolate Day!

Today in holidays that fly far too under-the-radar: National Chocolate Day. Celebrate with one of these mouthwatering recipes, including some from our 50 Best Chocolate Recipes gallery. (Apologies if you’re reading this on an empty stomach!) Glazed Triple-Chocolate Pound Cake Chocolate Cream Pie Bittersweet Chocolate Soufflé Dark Chocolate Walnut Fudge Chocolate Chocolate-Chunk Cookies Chocolate Pecan Tart Flourless Chocolate Cake Double […]

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How to Roast Garlic

Sweet, spreadable roasted garlic is an incredibly versatile ingredient—you can use it on bread, stir it into mashed potatoes, turn it into dip, or add it to soups and casseroles. Because it’s milder than fresh garlic, it adds loads of flavor without being overpowering. It’s easy to roast it yourself at home. Here’s how: 1. First, cut off and discard […]

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Pumpkin Bread Recipes from CookingLight.com

Bring on the pumpkin recipes! Pumpkin cookies, pumpkin bread, pumpkin muffins, pumpkin biscuits…I’ll take one of each, pretty please. Our colleagues at CookingLight.com say it best: “Pumpkin is one of those defining fall flavors that many of us have come to associate with the season. These recipes will have all the warm and comforting aromas of autumn wafting from your […]

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How Healthy Are Nutrition Bars, Really from Fox News Magazine

Did you know that some “nutritional” bars contain more calories and sugar than candy bars? According to our friends at Fox News Magazine, it’s hard to know which bars are actually good for you. In this article, the Fox editors provide helpful tips on what to look out for in certain nutrition bars. To read the full article, click here. […]

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Happy Pumpkin Cheesecake Day!

Today in random food holidays, our nation is apparently observing Pumpkin Cheesecake Day. Rather than question it, I’d like to direct your attention to these recipes, and kindly ask that you let me stop by if you have any leftovers: Gingersnap Crust Pumpkin Cheesecake Graham Cracker Crust Pumpkin Cheesecake Not exactly what you’re in the mood for? Try one of […]

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Girl Scout Cookie Cupcakes: Why Didn’t These Exist Sooner?

You may think the cupcake trend is so five years ago, but here’s something that may change your mind: Crumbs Bake Shop has teamed up with the Girl Scouts for four cookie-licious flavors: Peanut Butter Cookie, Caramel Coconut, Chocolate PB Crème, and Thin Mints (which was actually introduced earlier this year). You can mix and match your favorites or go […]

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Wednesday Trivia: The Mystery of Your Sweet Tooth

Halloween is the holiday of abundant sweets and a problematic lack of willpower (at least, it’s a problem if you’ve got cavity-prone teeth like me). I came across this story in The New York Times that has some very interesting info: Your sugar cravings are predominantly genetic but your preferred sweet “seems to be primarily a learned behavior, a function […]

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Which Apples Are Best for Cooking?

If you’re headed to the apple orchards this weekend–or even your local supermarket–consult this chart to learn more about the different types and what to use them for.

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A New Yogurt to Try

Tired of your usual morning yogurt? My favorite these days is a brand called Noosa—it’s a thick, creamy, Australian-style yogurt that comes in delicious flavors like strawberry rhubarb, honey, and mango (we already gave a shout-out to the passion fruit flavor here). So I’m excited that the company has recently introduced yet another flavor—tart cherry, made with pureed fruit and […]

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