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    In a pickle: How to avoid rubbery mashed potatoes

    Just in time for Thanksgiving — our guide to perfect, delicious and oh-so-fluffy mashed potatoes!
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    The best cooking advice I've ever received

    Check out our compilation of the best cooking tips from our readers!
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    Cookbook review: Week in a Day by Rachael Ray

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    All of us lead busy lives, no matter what it is we're up to. Sometimes, making a meal at the end of the day is the last thing we...
  4. Diet

    Healthy Thanksgiving dinner swaps

    Our modern Thanksgiving is a day when gluttony and overindulgence are expected — and encouraged. Here we're looking at healthy...
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    Cookbook review: The Veggie-Lover's Sriracha Cookbook

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    Are you ready for rooster sauce like you've never tried it before? The Veggie-Lover's Sriracha Cookbook: 50 Vegan "Rooster Sauce"...
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    In a pickle: What to do with too many hands in the kitchen

    While it's great to have a helper or two in the kitchen, any more than that can be quite overwhelming. Here are a few tips if you...
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    In a pickle: How to properly plan a meal

    Here's an in-depth look at meal planning made easy, with links to recipes to make it even simpler!
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    How to cook — well! — on a budget

    Cooking well and budgets don't typically go hand in hand — that is, until now. We're uncovering the secrets of how you can...
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    Cookbook review: Absolutely Avocados by Gaby Dalkin

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    If you love avocados, get your hands on this cookbook. If guacamole is the extent of your culinary adventures with avocados, get...
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    In a pickle: How to solve common kitchen problems

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    It happens to the best of us — even those pros in the kitchen. We're talking about running into problems while cooking, and we...
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    How to stock your baking cabinet

    Whether you're a novice baker or a professional pastry chef, having a well-stocked pantry will make your baking a more streamlined...
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    Cookbook review: The Sprouted Kitchen: A Tastier Take on Whole Foods

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    Get your hands on Sara Forte's cookbook, The Sprouted Kitchen: A Tastier Take on Whole Foods, where she shares uncomplicated,...
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    What is tempering chocolate?

    If you've ever tried working with chocolate, you know that it can be a bit tricky. These tips for tempering chocolate correctly will...
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    In a pickle: What to do with overcooked rice

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    Did you overcook your rice? Unfortunately, it's easy to do since it cooks relatively fast. Luckily, there are ways to salvage it so...
  15. Healthy Recipes

    Chef Rocco DiSpirito dishes on food and summer

    Rocco DiSpirito recently joined with Triscuit to launch their new Brown Rice Triscuit and is hoping to change people’s perception of...
  16. Dessert Recipes

    The science behind a muffin and a cupcake

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    Why do we think having a muffin for breakfast is okay but not a cupcake? Is it the sugary icing? Or how we like to pretend that our...
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    Budget-friendly meals for Tax Day

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    We can't give you tax advice, but we can help you make a few budget-friendly meals. These dishes just taste like a splurge!
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    Cookbook review: Betty Crocker Cookbook Newlywed Edition

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    Offer your wedding congratulations to a special couple by giving them a gift that will help them through many meals. This cookbook...
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    The secrets of the perfect steak

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    There's something mystical about steak. When politicians, pundits, and poets pontificate about the finest meals in the world, a good...
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    In a pickle: What to do with overcooked veggies

    It can be hard to tell when vegetables are fully cooked. If you overcook them — as we all have or will at least once in our lives —...