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The 10 Best Cheeses For Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Thrillist | Posted 04.22.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

You'll see some old reliables in the mix, along with slightly more adventurous picks and three cheeses for serious students only.

12 Game-Changing Cooking Hacks From Top Chefs

Thrillist | Posted 04.15.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

On the rare occasion when you're not heating up Hot Pockets, it's empowering to have a few tricks up your sleeve.

My Gluten-Centric Take on Surviving Passover

Laura Kumin | Posted 03.28.2015 | Taste
Laura Kumin

I don't guarantee that these tips will save you from dreaming about corned beef on rye bread, hopefully they'll help keep you (and me too) from diving into hidden stashes of cookies during Passover week.

A Brilliant Hack For Peeling Mango

Food52 | Posted 03.27.2015 | Taste
Food52

There's a trick that's as easy breezy as the islands where these sunny fruits are grown.

The Make-Ahead Easter Menu Everyone Will Love

Epicurious | Posted 03.24.2015 | Taste
Epicurious

With this prep-in-advance spread, you'll have plenty of time to hunt for Easter eggs.

7 Ways To Cook With Frozen Spinach

Food52 | Posted 03.12.2015 | Taste
Food52

Already blanched and chopped, it's ready to be added to dishes at a moment's notice.

How To Cook With Frozen Vegetables

Food52 | Posted 03.10.2015 | Taste
Food52

Here's how to get the most out of the frozen vegetable aisle.

Are We 'Clean Eating' Our Way to Illness?

Stefanie Sacks, MS, CNS, CDN | Posted 03.04.2015 | Healthy Living
Stefanie Sacks, MS, CNS, CDN

Photo Credit: Titirag Damjunch Recently asked by Dr. Oz, "What is clean eating?" I replied, in so many words, "Being more mindful about the foods yo...

Essential Tools For Your First Kitchen (& Every Kitchen Thereafter)

Food52 | Posted 03.03.2015 | Taste
Food52

No calls or digital distractions please, I'm timing these eggs.

Should Kids Play With Their Food? Of Course!

Eileen Gordon Chiarello | Posted 03.02.2015 | Green
Eileen Gordon Chiarello

There are so many ways that we can support our kids on their paths to become healthy eaters and sustainable food advocates, but I've found the more fun we're having, the better it is for all of us.

17 Kitchen Hacks That Change EVERYTHING

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 03.16.2015 | HuffPost Home

The kitchen is hands-down our favorite room in the house... and not just because of food prep. The kitchen is a place where form meets function, and i...

Cooking These Meals Burns More Calories Than You Gain Eating Them

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 02.20.2015 | Taste

Are you buying it?

50 Time-Saving Kitchen Hacks The World Needs To Know

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 01.29.2015 | Taste

You can make bacon with an iron.

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.

The Time-Saving Trick Chefs Use To Peel Carrots

OWN | Posted 01.22.2015 | OWN

How many ways can there possibly be to peel a carrot? More than one, as it turns out. If you're like most people, you use a vegetable peeler and sc...

The Fast Way To Defrost Chicken -- Without A Microwave

OWN | Posted 01.12.2015 | OWN

It happens to the best of us. You're all set to whip up tonight's dinner, only to realize you forgot to defrost the chicken. The USDA says the best wa...

4 Things A Professional Caterer Would Never Do

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

These smart strategies will help you make "Ta-da!" meals without breaking a sweat. By Lynn Andriani @media only screen and (min-...

Three Ways To Make Your Favorite Holiday Dish A Tad Healthier

The Huffington Post | Jacqueline Howard | Posted 12.09.2014 | Taste

Your holiday recipes need a remix.

Whole Plant Eating: Squash Seeds

Susan Liang | Posted 01.31.2015 | Taste
Susan Liang

It's easy to scrape the seeds and pulp directly into the compost bin, but during this traditional season of plenty, there are many ways to put every inch of your squash to good (and delicious) use!

Thanksgiving, Island Style

Tristan Welch | Posted 01.31.2015 | Taste
Tristan Welch

I've found that the best way to cook a 10lb turkey is in a cold oven. Using this technique will take a minimum of four hours but its well worth the wait... we're on Caribbean time, man!

4 Painless Ways To Trim Your Grocery Bill

Posted 03.13.2015 | OWN

If you buy meat, nuts or quinoa -- or if you love Mexican food -- you'll definitely want to read this. By Lynn Andriani @media only sc...

With Risotto, It's Never Too Late To Learn

Edward Schneider | Posted 01.25.2015 | Taste
Edward Schneider

With this single, simple enhancement -- stirring harder and faster -- you will find your risottos gaining the perfect consistency that is too often missing, even in restaurants.

This Simple Trick For Butternut Squash Will Change Your Life

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 11.17.2014 | Taste

Peeling just got infinitely easier.

Which Cutting Board Is Better: Wood Or Plastic?

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 11.12.2014 | Taste

There's one clear winner in our book.

14 Ways You Know You're A Parent In The Kitchen

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 11.06.2014 | Taste

Parents are kind of like wizards in the kitchen.