food and cooking

  1. Food & Kitchen How-tos

    VIDEO: Cook bacon like a pro

    Learn the secret to making crispy bacon with this how-to video.
  2. Cooking & Entertaining

    What is umami?

    Umami isn't just a trend, it's a scientific fact. Question: What is it?
  3. Tips & Advice

    Mom story: I’m Taco Mama

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    When you love to cook, you’ve tackled catering and you crave flexible hours, what’s the next step? For Kerry Hubbard, 43, of...
  4. Well-being

    Mood foods: 5 Healthy foods to improve your mood

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    How many times has that three-serving plate of creamy pasta really made you feel better? As with most high-carb, high-fat comfort...
  5. Cooking & Entertaining

    5 Meals that every guy loves

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    Guys are not known for their picky eating habits. There are a few tried and true foods that tower over the rest in the hearts and...
  6. Food & Recipes

    Authentic Italian recipes

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    There was no chicken parmigiana or spaghetti & meatballs on my table growing up. For me, the child of Italian immigrants, dinner...
  7. Healthy Recipes

    Panzanella: Italian bread salad recipes

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    What better way to get in the mood for spring than with the classic Italian bread salad -- panzanella. This dish, typical of the...
  8. Cooking & Entertaining

    Classic Italian recipes

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    Here are a few family heirloom recipes from my long line of Italian family. Whether you sink your teeth into these recipes or some...
  9. Organic and Natural

    Organic Italian dishes: Cannelloni and Meatball pasta casserole

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    Organic vegetables, cheeses and sauces to make delicious Italian meals are easy to find. Organic spices such as oregano and Italian...
  10. Dessert Recipes

    Divine Italian desserts from Francine Segan

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    One of the most anticipated parts of a good Italian meal is a divine after-dinner dessert that satisfies the sweet tooth while also...
  11. Quick & Easy Recipes

    Two ways to make Bruschetta - Italian appetizer recipes

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    Bruschetta is an appetizer that is originally from Italy -- typically made of toasted bread seasoned with garlic, olive oil and...
  12. Healthy Recipes

    Caponata recipes: Italian Eggplant Salad

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    Caponata is traditionally a Sicilian-style eggplant dish that is a must during the hot summer days of Italy. Fresh eggplant combined...
  13. Cooking & Entertaining

    Must-try gourmet Italian food and wine

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    Whether you've traveled through Italy dining on authentic Italian meals that your memory can still taste or if you've had the...
  14. Cooking & Entertaining

    Recipes for an authentic Italian American dinner party

    Because I was raised in home where my parents and grandparents were immigrants from Italy, food is an essential part of my being....