Category: Food

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Skip these Steps and You will Get a Tasty Pancake

A stack of light, fluffy pancakes generously buttered and swimming in maple syrup is a weekend staple in my little New York City apartment. Among the city’s beeping car alarms, throngs of people, and incessant hustle, this old-fashioned breakfast staple

11 Things You Should Really Never Microwave

Popping the wrong foods, containers, or mugs in the microwave could make you sick, expose you to harmful chemicals, or even (yikes!) start a fire. Follow these tips to avoid dangerous microwave mistakes. Hard Boiled Eggs Don’t let Pinterest fool

This Is the Right Way to Insert a Coffee Filter—But No One Does It

Using a coffeemaker isn’t exactly rocket science. You measure out your grounds, put them in the filter, add some water, and let the machine work its magic. There’s just one step that trips up even the biggest coffee addicts: sticking

Romantic Dinner Ideas to Cook for Your Partner This Valentine’s Day

These dinner dishes from professional chefs will save you the stress of making a reservation and keep you in the cozy comfort of home. Tomato-braised shrimp with fennel, capers, and onions The dish, from The Meatball Shop chef Daniel Holzman’s

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Cookware

If you’re worried about chemicals leaching into your food in your own kitchen, you’ll want to stock up on the safest types of pots and pans. Cast Iron Cast iron cookware is an old-fashioned favorite for a reason—not only is

8 Delicious Fruit-Infused Water Recipes

According to the National Resources Defense Council, 90 percent of what you pay for a bottle of water goes toward packaging, shipping, and advertising; and many bottles wind up in landfills, where they might take thousands of years to decompose. Plus:

6 Things You Didn’t Know Youcould Make in a Slow Cooke

Slow cookers are good for more than soups and stews. Try one of these surprising one-pot recipes.Sick of struggling to mold pizza dough into a perfect circle? This  eliminates the hassle of stretching “too thick” or “too thin.” Just nestle the

Recipes: 7 Easy Sandwich Upgrades

The quintessential English snack, this Crisp Finger Sandwich makes a refreshing change from your standard cold-cut sandwich. Although the recipe is for a single sandwich, it’s no sweat to whip up a big batch for a buffet-style lunch at a shower, birthday

10 Light and Tasty Sides That You Need to Try This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving side dishes are often bland, heavy and overall highly forgettable. However, this doesn’t have to be the case! Enliven your dinner table with 10 light and tasty sides this Thanksgiving. 1. Homemade Cranberry Sauce You can’t have Thanksgiving without

Eating Some Carbs, But Not Too Many, Could Help You Live Longer, Study Suggests

First there was high carb, then there was low carb and now there’s … medium carb? It may not sound as sexy, but eating carbohydrates in moderation may be best for boosting longevity, a large new study suggests. The study, which involved

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