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5 grocery shopping hacks every smart shopper should know

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Grocery shopping isn’t fun, like shopping for clothes or gifts. We tend to form habits around our weekly shopping outing – finding the closest store and walking …

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Remembering Julia Child: Reflections from Jacques Pépin

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August 15 would have been Julia Child’s 106th birthday. The famed chef, author and television personality died in 2004, so it may seem odd to note …

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The perfect noodle recipe when it’s too hot for anything else

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During the warmer months, our bodies certainly crave cold dishes that can be enjoyed alongside a juicy burger. While potato salad is always a crowd pleaser, …

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The $2 secret to make your salads zing all season

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The best summer meals make the most of fresh veggies and seem to always include a salad, whether starring as the main course with fresh greens, …

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Celebrate National Root Beer Float Day with these adult variations

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Root beer floats are delicious treats all by themselves, but with National Root Beer Float Day falling on a Monday this year, we thought that some …

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Does good bacon have to be expensive bacon?

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I’ve been cooking a ton of bacon professionally for nearly eight years. Actually, some months I do cook a literal ton of bacon. That’s a lot …

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13 Totally Tasty Substitutes for Bacon

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Discover the best bacon substitutes for meat eaters, vegetarians, vegans, and adventurous foodies.

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The must-visit farmers market in each state

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As COVID-19 restrictions relax and summer approaches, more and more farmers markets are resuming normal or close-to-normal operations. If you’re ready to break out your canvas …

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This 45-cent multi-cooker meal is delicious & nutritious

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If you’re looking for cheap, but healthy meal options to toss into your Instant Pot and cook in under 30 minutes, we’re here for you. While …

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This summer side dish costs less than 50 cents per barbecue guest

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It’s fun getting together with friends during the summer for backyard barbecues, pool parties and picnics in the park. But it can also get expensive when …

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The best smart devices to give your kitchen a high-tech makeover

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Gone are the days that the height of kitchen technology meant a shiny new microwave and an ice dispenser. In 2018, the smart kitchen is a …

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Want to wow your barbecue guests? Make this $1.50 burger

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I’ve been accused of being a purist, especially when it comes to food. It’s not that I like plain or boring, it’s just that sometimes simple …

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7 ways to save money at a farmers market

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Farmers markets have a reputation for being expensive. A lot of the items for sale are typically organic and local, meaning vendors can demand a premium …

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9 ways to save money on fruits & vegetables

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Are you one of those people who buys fruits and vegetables only to let them spoil? Your intentions may be good but your actions waste nutritious …

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27 summer food myths you can stop believing right now

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Summer is nearly here and that means it’s time for plenty of family barbecues, picnics in the park, camping trips and more. And while we’re all …

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Remembering 4 greats of American cuisine: Raffetto, Council, Kafka & Brennan

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It gives me solace that they each lived a long life, these women whose cooking and writing and spirit gave happiness and nourishment to so many. …

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Stay hydrated this summer: 5 ways to save money on drinking water

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The old literary quote goes “water, water everywhere, nor any drop to drink.” It feels like that sometimes. There’s plenty of water in your house, coming …

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5 ways to save on meat for your summer BBQ

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For anyone who likes having a little red meat or poultry in their diet, the question of how to save money on those purchases can be …

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12 hidden toxins you may not know are in your kitchen

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Eating organic foods whenever possible has been shown to reduce your exposure to toxic substances, such as pesticides. But food is just one source to consider …

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What to cook for your mom this Mother’s Day

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Most people love to be cooked for, which’s especially true for the person who does most of the day-to-day cooking for their family. If that’s your …

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Is Raising Chickens Cheaper Than Buying Eggs?

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Eggs are a marvelous source of protein and nutrition for people around the world. Raising chickens in the backyard appeals to many who want to know …