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How to fall in love with bok choy

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There’s nothing more fun than learning to love a new vegetable. Sometimes all we need to incorporate a new veggie into our kitchen rotation is some …

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This $12 dish is the best comfort food to have in February

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Spaghetti pie might sound strange, but once you give it a try, you’ll add it to the dinner rotation, especially on nights when you feel like …

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3 tips for making the best artichokes

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Let’s face it, they don’t teach us how to cook with artichokes in school, which is a real shame since these fancy flowers from the Mediterranean …

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The top 50 fast food chains in America

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Whether it’s fries or frappuccinos, there’s no shortage of fast food available for Americans to choose from. In fact, there are more than 200,000 fast food …

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Here’s how (and why) you should freeze your onions

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Ever have too many onions on hand? It happens to all of us, but the good news is that there’s an easy way around it. Did …

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The best Whole Foods appetizers for your Super Bowl party

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With the Super Bowl coming up, it’s time to start planning a killer menu. The key to a successful party is loads of appetizers. No one …

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How to fall in love with kale all over again

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If you’ve tried making a kale salad, you’ve probably been told to “massage” it by some well-meaning relative or BuzzFeed article. You probably wondered: why does …

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4 reasons you should always make your own salad dressing (and tips for how to do it)

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Making your own salad dressing can be revolutionary for your palate and the planet. Here are 4 reasons that you should always make your own at …

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How to dry your lemon peels for zero waste

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Lemons have so much to give – much more than just their delightful juice! Our friend Pam Farley of Brown Thumb Mama shared some awesome tips about how …

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4 ways to make delicious cooked radishes

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There are some people that don’t need recipes for radishes and just snack on them raw like apples. For many of us, however, they can be …

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Save on the Super Bowl with this $3 wing recipe

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The Super Bowl is fast approaching and it’s nice to have a few go-to recipes for the big day. I love these wings because they are …

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How to save money at Whole Foods

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Three years ago, we found out that my daughter is hypoglycemic and has Celiac’s disease. This meant that we were going to have to completely revamp …

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4 tips for cooking excellent eggplant

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Eggplant is delicious cooked properly but can also be a handful to deal with. We’ve all had good eggplant in a restaurant and then faced tough …

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7 easy ways to save on takeout

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Going out to eat is expensive — and while ordering in may seem like a more affordable — and convenient — alternative, the costs can really …

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Everything you need to know about making jam at home

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Making jam is a simple way to use up big hauls of summer produce, and a great use of bruised items that might otherwise go to …

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Broiling & brûléeing: How to burn your food with style

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When the weather cools down, our ovens heat up. High-heat techniques start sounding a lot more appealing when the AC isn’t on full blast. Baking and …

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How to make the most out of soup season

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Soup is a little like the perfect partner –  low maintenance, flexible, and accommodating. Jokes aside, soup really can be the busy cooks best friend. Once …

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How to hone your kitchen knife skills

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There’s a reason why chefs-in-training start with knife skills. Having a handle on how to use a knife safely and efficiently is one of the best …

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Everything you ever wanted to know about kitchen knife care

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Your knife is the tool you use most in the kitchen and when you give a little to your knives, they give a lot back! A …

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4 tasty ways to use all those leftover candy canes

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If you’re like me, you stock up on candy canes before the holidays. The kids love to hang them on the tree, use them for their …

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50 easy ways to save on your weekly grocery visits

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There’s a long list of reasons why you should get groceries for your meals instead of eating out or ordering in. While it’s typically less expensive …

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Add a sprinkle of color to your holidays with this $8 cookie recipe

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When the holidays come around, we all start thinking about cookies. I have been eating and making cookies since I was little. A favorite custom my …

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The 10 most & least promising places to open a restaurant

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There’s no shortage of movies and TV shows about the plight of restaurant owners — their initial struggle and ultimate rise to success. But the restaurant …

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Delicious ways to use your leftover Thanksgiving turkey

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After Thanksgiving, many people find themselves asking how to eat all these leftovers without becoming tired of turkey. Not only that, there’s leftover veggies and all …

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Thanksgiving hosts sacrifice a lot – but they love it, anyway

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Thanksgiving is a time for family, food and making lasting memories. But it’s also a time of overspending. Those who host Thanksgiving sacrifice a lot of …

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How to toaster-bake your entire Thanksgiving meal

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When my building’s gas was shut off last year, I thought I’d lack a stove and an oven for just a week or so. Cooking Thanksgiving …

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7 smart tools for creating the perfect Thanksgiving dinner

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Preparing Thanksgiving dinner can be an arduous process. Gadgets like smart ovens and refrigerators can help, but what about small-scale devices? These seven smart tools can help make cooking for …

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Celebrate National Fast Food Day with these deals

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November 16 is National Fast Food Day, and the best way to celebrate is by pulling up to your favorite fast-food joint. Fast food is already …

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This easy-to-make, $4 side dish is perfect for Thanksgiving

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Every year, I host Thanksgiving for my family. It’s my favorite holiday to host. It’s a holiday where we take the day to give thanks and …

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5 cheaper alternatives to a Thanksgiving turkey

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Turkey may be the default choice for Thanksgiving but it’s not the only choice. Between the growing number of vegetarian, vegan and pescatarian eaters in the …