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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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Happy Chinese New Year! Now Make This Cupcake

Tomorrow officially marks the Chinese/Lunar New Year, ushering in the Year of the Horse. It’s a 15-day celebration filled with firecrackers, dancing lions, red packets filled with money, and—of course—lots of food. If you don’t feel like cooking up a whole fish or long-life noodles, you can still get in on the festivities by whipping up these Good Luck Cupcakes. […]

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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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How to Get Fresher Food

Have you ever heard of FIFO? Grocery stores use this general principle–which stands for first in, first out–to ensure their products don’t sit on the shelf for too long.

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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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Get Real on the Internet, Day 1: Food Photos

Welcome to Get Real on the Internet Week! New to the campaign? Get the details here. Sharing photos of your meals is great… when your food actually looks good. Today, we dared readers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram the following: Day 1: Meals can’t always be gourmet. Show off your botched dinner, junk food, or sad sandwich with the hashtag #rsgetreal. Below […]

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How to Rescue an Overdressed Salad

You’ve resolved to eat more salads this year, but oops…you went a little heavy with the dressing. Next time this happens at home, there’s a simple solution. To save your greens from turning into a goopy, soggy mess, just toss them back into your salad spinner for a quick spin. The excess dressing should fly right off. Need some lettuce […]

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Healthy Snack Ideas for the New Year

January is a time for fresh starts, new beginnings, making changes—and it’s also the time when most people are trying to drop a few pounds and eat healthier. Stock your fridge with basic ingredients like sliced turkey, hummus, and nut butter, then use them in creative combinations next time you’re craving a snack instead of reaching for a bag of […]

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