Cooking Techniques

Handy Tricks for Safer Kitchen Cutting

These tricks keep your hands safe and make cutting easier in the kitchen.

Alcoholic Drinks

The Best Wine to Have with Pizza

Whether your favorite pizza is super cheesy, thin crust, deep dish or no-tomato-sauce white, there's a perfect and affordable wine for you.


Way Beyond Pie: Delicious Recipes for the Fall Apple Harvest

Apples aren’t just for dessert. Here are some savory (and sweet) recipes to delight any apple lover.

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Tri-Color Carrot Salad with Currants

The tri-color carrots and some creative prep make will wow your guests with this deliciously simple “confetti” salad. Make extra!

Alcoholic Drinks

The Best Wine to Have with Cajun Food

For great affordable wines that match Cajun cuisine, think Portugal and Spain.


The Truth About Natural Food Flavorings

If a food item contains “natural flavorings,” does that mean it’s healthy? Don’t get fooled. Here’s what that ubiquitous term really means…

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Apricot Chicken Stir Fry

A beautiful meal that is quick to prep and cook on a busy night, with bok choy, peppers, onions and a tangy sauce that will make your mouth water.

Cooking Techniques

Easy, Delicious Sheet Pan Dinners

You can cook an entire dinner in a sheet pan in less than half an hour. Roasting makes it delicious, and there's hardly any clean up.

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Grow Your Own Broccoli Sprouts…and Add Them to Everything!

Fresh sprouts will be ready to eat in five days. Delicious in salads (try Tuna Slaw with Dried Currants and Fennel), soups and more.

Fruits & Vegetables

5 Ways to Make Fresh Carrots Irresistible

Try carrots roasted and dressed with a blue-cheese vinaigrette, grilled with lemon/dill, sautéed with chickpeas and simmered into Thai soup.


5 Summer Party Recipes That Will Win You Raves

Invited to an outdoor summer party where everyone brings food? With these five delicious, easy-to-make recipes, you’ll be a party star.


Barbecue Bliss: Grilled Meat + Grilled Fruit

Grilling meats with fruit adds a sweet complexity that complements the savory, salty flavors of meats. These recipes will get you going.

Alcoholic Drinks

The Best Wine to Have with Mexican Food

Yes, you can pair wine with Mexican food! Here are the best wines for cheesy nachos, chicken enchiladas, beef fajitas and more.

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Grilled Fruit Kebabs—Just Heavenly, and No Sugar Added!

Most grilled fruit recipes use sugar, but you don’t need it. The grilling process brings out a creamy lushness that is thrilling to the palette.

Your Personal Mind-Body Coach

5 Power Smoothies that Pack a Protein Punch

If you’re wasting calories—and money—on store-bought energy drinks, try these quick-and-nutritious power drinks instead to really fuel your body.