cooking tips

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    How to cook like Emeril

    Emeril Lagasse didn't make his name by approaching cooking quietly. Use these tips to add spice to your dishes and a little "Bam!"...
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    How to choose the right cinnamon

    The right cinnamon can add new dimension to your recipes. Use these tips to make the best choice the next time you open your spice...
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    How to fake a 5-star steak

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    When it comes to cooking the perfect steak, we’re all tempted to soak it in marinade or apply a thick, spicy rub. That’s all fine,...
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    How to fake a 5-course meal from scratch

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    A five-course meal is an elegant way to entertain guests with delicious food and scintillating conversation. Typically, though, it...
  5. Quick & Easy Recipes

    Brussels sprouts with pancetta and orange recipe

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    Vegetables not only make the healthiest side dishes, but they can also be the quickest to cook. Does a side dish recipe in under...
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    The 30-minute holiday meal

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    Whipping up a delicious holiday dinner in 30 minutes or less is easy when you know how long foods take to cook. The possibilities...
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    Stress-free holiday cooking tips

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    The holidays are supposed to be about joy, spending time with loved ones and remembering the things that are really important....
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    Time-saving cooking tips for holiday feasts

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    The countdown for Christmas is upon us and with it comes gift shopping, festive parties and holiday guests. Time management is key...
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    Shortcuts every chef uses

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    If you love to cook but don't always have a lot of time, follow these four shortcuts every chef uses at home.
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    Tips for cooking and eating locally

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    In the past few years, there has been a surge in the number of people touting the benefits of eating locally and for good reason....
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    Contemporary cooking: Trying new trends at home

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    It's easy to get stuck in a cooking rut. Whether you're cooking for yourself or a long list of guests, you probably to stick with...
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    The Basics: Cooking 101

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    Fresh and dried herbs and spices can help transform your main ingredient into a dish with an added kick. You (and your guests)...
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    Planning tips for meals on the go

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    Busy families need healthy and nutritious meals, but eating right isn't easy when you’re always on the run. With a little planning,...
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    Cooking 101: Cooking with wine

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    If you have more experience drinking wine than cooking with wine, raise a glass and toast to this Cooking 101 guide that will help...
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    Chef Fabio Viviani: Eco-friendly cookware and recipes

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    Looking for a tasty way to go green in the kitchen? Try swapping your conventional non-stick cookware for an eco-friendly brand of...
  16. Healthy Recipes

    How to cook without fat

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    One of the best ways to keep an eye on your diet is to make your own food. Restaurant meals and processed foods are full of hidden...
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    Foods that fight pain

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    The meaning of comfort food for the 50 million Americans suffering from chronic pain is food that can ease the daily aching. Charles...
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    Pico, salsa, hot sauce, mole, enchilada and more: A guide to Mexican salsas and sauces

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    Fresh, zesty salsas and sauces are an integral part of a traditional Mexican meal. Learn about some of the most popular Mexican...
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    Make a perfect soufflé with Joanne Weir

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    People are frightened to make soufflés. It seems that whenever they see a soufflé recipe in a cookbook or online, they run in the...
  20. Food How-Tos

    How to poach an egg

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    Not sure how to poach an egg? It's easier than it sounds. Learn how to make the perfect poached egg in just three minutes with our...