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Advice for Perfect Sauces

Ali Rosen | Posted 07.09.2015 | Taste
Ali Rosen

Sauce might seem like the simplest part of a dish, but any true home cook knows it is often the hardest part to master.

21 Oh-So-Wise Pieces Of Cooking Advice That Prove Mom's Always Right

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 05.08.2015 | Taste

Whether you're a professional chef or a complete novice in the kitchen, the cooking lessons you learned from your mom will always stick with you. ...

Cooking These Meals Burns More Calories Than You Gain Eating Them

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 02.20.2015 | Taste

Are you buying it?

11 Cooking Rules Even Avid Cooks Sometimes Forget

The Huffington Post | Renee Jacques | Posted 01.28.2015 | Taste

You'll never have to Google this stuff ever again.

5 Weeknight Dinners Your Family Will Love

Jennifer Segal | Posted 07.18.2014 | Taste
Jennifer Segal

Grilled Thai chicken with coconut peanut sauce is a crowd pleaser for all ages. It's the sauce that makes it so good. In fact, you will be tempted to forget the chicken entirely and just have the sauce as soup!

The Surprising, Easy Trick To Making Perfect Bacon

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 04.29.2014 | Taste

Just add water.

11 Food Truths That'll Make You A Better Cook

Posted 03.12.2014 | Taste

Imitation = not as good.

4 Things Restaurant Chefs Wish They Could Tell You

Posted 03.12.2015 | OWN

We chatted up the pros to find out what they're really doing in their kitchens—and how you can steal their moves. By Lynn Andriani Keep in...

WATCH: 9-Year-Old Chef Bakes The Perfect Thanksgiving Pie

Posted 11.22.2013 | Parents

Nine-year-old Alex Walters is a cooking enthusiast who especially loves to bake. With less than a week until Thanksgiving 2013, he joined HuffPost Liv...

5 Things You're Doing Wrong With Your Food

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani You'll never buy bad broccoli or spend precious time cleaning shrimp again (plus, three more cooking tasks to stop doing right now...

10 Ingredients That Will Make You A Better Cook

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 08.21.2013 | Taste

Simple, immediate and usually not more expensive than what you're already using.

5 Basic Dishes We're All Making Wrong

Posted 03.10.2015 | OWN

By Lynn Andriani Learn how to make everyday dishes, from French toast to popcorn, turn out so much better -- with just a few tiny tweaks. Ke...

5 Tricks for Tasting Food Like a Master Chef

Tim Ferriss | Posted 04.03.2013 | Taste
Tim Ferriss

Like many people, I'd watched the Food Network for 1-2 hours a night after work to unwind, but I'd never made a single dish. If I was going to be using ingredients, I needed to be able to recall them like song lyrics. I needed a working vocabulary.

Tips for Getting Kids to Eat Their Veggies... That Actually Work!

Phoebe Schilla | Posted 12.09.2012 | San Francisco
Phoebe Schilla

As a mother of two, I'd like to share with you tips for getting kids to eat their veggies and preparing healthy, quick-fix meals and snacks while having fun with the family in the kitchen.

The Best Way to Cut an Onion Without Crying

EatingWell | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Some people swear by holding a piece of bread in your mouth while cutting onions. Others say cutting them next to a candle or under running water helps. After trial and error, below are a few tips I've found that really work.

For the Love of Baking

The Technician | Posted 05.20.2012 | College
The Technician

Now you may be asking yourself what does make someone a good baker. There are a few simple ways to succeed without having to be a professional. The tips I offer are far from professional, because I bake to relieve stress and have fun.

What My Facebook Friends Asked Gail Simmons

Michael Cohen | Posted 04.29.2012 | Style
Michael Cohen

She wanted to know what celebrity Gail would be scared of to eat their food. "Well, if you consider the cast of Jersey Shore to be celebrities, it would be theirs."

4 Bad Cooking Habits You Should Break

EatingWell | Posted 07.12.2011 | Home

By Hilary Meyer, EatingWell Associate Food Editor Have you ever done this? You find an awesome recipe with a beautiful picture. You get all the ingre...

The Principal Pasta Principle

Joshua Stokes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Joshua Stokes

Lately there's been a recurring question at my stands around the city: People are having problems with their pasta. I get complaints of oily pasta,...

Edible Centerpiece: Is It Possible To Eat Indian Corn?

Joshua Stokes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Joshua Stokes

I bought this bunch of corn below the other day at the market and the vendor told me I couldn't eat it. Because, he said, "it wasn't grown to be eaten...

Why Does Brown Taste So Good?

Joshua Stokes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Joshua Stokes

Brown food tastes better; we see the color in cooked foods and subconsciously are drawn to it. Our brains know it, but does our mind understand it?

Intuitive Cooking: Tips to Get You Started

Lisa Turner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lisa Turner

We read a lot about intuitive eating. Just as important, and the first step in the process, is intuitive cooking. But it's hard in our world. Here are some tips to get you started.