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Cooking Healthfully For Your Little One

Anita Mirchandani | Posted 12.23.2014 | Parents
Anita Mirchandani

As I embark on the journey of feeding my son "real" food, I wanted to do some research on the best approaches. I may counsel a variety of people from all backgrounds, but delving into the "kiddie" world left me more intimidated than I anticipated. Luckily, I was able to reach out to my dietitian mom friends to get their advice on how to take the leap forward to my healthy New Year's goal.

What Is the History Behind General Tso's Chicken?

Quora | Posted 12.23.2014 | Taste
Quora

First of all, it is not a dish that is widely known in China.

Food! Glorious Food!

Minnesota Historical Society | Posted 12.23.2014 | Taste
Minnesota Historical Society

The holiday food frenzy is in full gear, and Minnesotans are baking up a storm, preparing appetizers for parties, planning grand feasts with family ...

The 7 Best Healthy Hangover Brunch Recipes

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 12.22.2014 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

You can plan ahead for the mind-crushing aftermath of all your bad decisions with brunch.

5 Easy Party Foods To Serve At Your Holiday Gathering

Caroline Phelps | Posted 12.22.2014 | Taste
Caroline Phelps

When your schedule is packed to the gills, having a few quick recipes to rely on can be a life saver.

Splurge or Scrimp: Men's Gift Guide

PureWow | Posted 12.22.2014 | Money
PureWow

Is it just us or are dudes inherently difficult to shop for? (And--honestly--you refuse to buy him another Vikings jersey. There, you said it.) Luckily, we've done the legwork for you. Presenting the splurge-or-scrimp gift guide for the men in your life.

17 Best-Loved Holiday Cookies and Bars

Jennifer Segal | Posted 12.21.2014 | Taste
Jennifer Segal

Snickerdoodles are sweet, buttery sugar cookies lightly dusted with cinnamon. With their whimsical name, crackly tops, perfectly crisp edges and soft centers, I don't know anyone who can resist them!

5 Tips to Simplify the Holidays

Lesli Rotenberg | Posted 12.19.2014 | Parents
Lesli Rotenberg

Between school vacation, endless shopping lists, mailing holiday cards, cooking for extended family and traveling in potential winter storms, the holiday season can be overwhelming for parents. And with the hectic holiday season, the spirit of the holidays can sometimes get lost.

Christmas Menu Tips From A Spanish Chef

Andrés Madrigal | Posted 12.18.2014 | Taste
Andrés Madrigal

Tips from a Spanish chef on how to cut foie gras, chill champagne, and make some Christmas seafood gnocchi.

6 Hearty One-Pot Meals That Will Have You Winning At Winter

Caroline Phelps | Posted 12.16.2014 | Taste
Caroline Phelps

Stews and one-pot meals have a soothing, warming effect that taste like Mom has been busy in the kitchen.

Smart Shopping: How to Spend Money and Feel Great Long-Term

Miriam Ava | Posted 12.16.2014 | Money
Miriam Ava

By now most of us have realized and put into practice that saving and investing money is vital to achieving financial fitness; so then, what's the smartest way to spend the money you choose to spend?

7 Bold Spices That Will Liven Up Your Cooking

Posted 12.22.2014 | Taste

Life's too short to eat bland food, but chances are, your spice cabinet is filled with listless flakes and powders that do nothing to liven up your co...

How To Free Yourself From "Six-O'Clock Panic"

Kellyann Petrucci | Posted 12.12.2014 | Taste
Kellyann Petrucci

You're going to come home exhausted and starving, and realize that you don't need to cook dinner.

Throw A Hanukkah Fry Fest

Epicurious | Posted 12.12.2014 | Taste
Epicurious

Ready to shake up your annual Hanukkah fry fest, or start a new tradition?

Dress Up Onion Dip For The Holidays

Epicurious | Posted 12.12.2014 | Taste
Epicurious

Bring your holiday party's onion dip to the next level by adding in new flavors.

Why You Should Switch To Dried Beans

Epicurious | Posted 12.12.2014 | Taste
Epicurious

We're here to tell you to put aside the can opener and start cooking more with dried beans.

Watch Shaquille O'Neal Use An Easy-Bake Oven Like An All-Star

The Huffington Post | Kate Bratskeir | Posted 12.11.2014 | Taste

The man is tall and can do it all.

How To Braise Meat Like A Professional Chef

Trish Santoro | Posted 12.11.2014 | Taste
Trish Santoro

Want restaurant-quality braised short ribs and super gourmet demi-glace sauce too? Of course you do.

The Year Of The Spatchcocked Turkey (And Why You Should Do It All The Time)

Epicurious | Posted 12.11.2014 | Taste
Epicurious

There's zero question that 2014 was The Year of the Spatchcocked Turkey.

The Best Brunch Recipes In The History Of Everything

PureWow | Posted 12.10.2014 | Taste
PureWow

Fair warning, make a double batch of the candied bacon. It goes fast.

I Was A 52-Year-Old (Thanksgiving) Virgin -- Until Last Week

Andrea Jarrell | Posted 12.04.2014 | Fifty
Andrea Jarrell

My place in the preparation of the Thanksgiving meal has always been that of scullery maid, table setter, or dishwasher. My mother's little sidekick, I wholeheartedly embraced these roles, being far more interested in how to fold a napkin than in making a perfect pie crust.

5 Slow-Cooker Tips Every Home Cook Should Know

The Daily Meal | Posted 12.03.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

The days when the Crock-Pot would only come out a few times a year for chili or stew are long gone.

Why Home-Cooked Food Never Tastes Like Restaurant Food

The Daily Meal | Posted 12.02.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

Aside from the fact that in restaurant kitchens everything is prepped and ready to go ahead of time, at home the knives aren't as sharp, the recipes might not be memorized, and, well, the person cooking the food isn't a professional chef.

7 Festive Gluten-Free Holiday Hors D'Oeuvres

Phoebe Lapine | Posted 12.02.2014 | Taste
Phoebe Lapine

The rest of the crowd might enjoy a break from the mini hooded hot dogs in favor of these healthier bites.

6 Dynamic Tofu Recipes That Might Just Change Your Mind on Bean Curd

Caroline Phelps | Posted 12.01.2014 | Taste
Caroline Phelps

Poor tofu. It's all too easy to dismiss tofu as tasteless blocks of bean curd for health nuts, but cooking and eating tofu doesn't have to be a joyless exercise.