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The Link Between Grilled Foods and Cancer

Dr. Nalini Chilkov | Posted 10.22.2012 | Healthy Living
Dr. Nalini Chilkov

t's summer and the barbecue is all fired up. You can smell it from your neighbors backyard, and you are salivating. Don't jump over the fence quite so fast. Think before you eat! The longer meat is cooked, the more dangerous it becomes.

9 New Ways To Use Summer Produce

Food52 | Posted 10.21.2012 | Taste
Food52

You're starting to resent those plump, ripe specimens at the market, on your counter. We're here to show you how to embrace them again.

Turmeric 101

Anjali Malhotra | Posted 10.21.2012 | Taste
Anjali Malhotra

Turmeric is a root from the ginger family. In its original form, it has a knobby shape similar to ginger.

Frozen Honey-Hazelnut Mousse

Nikki Gardner | Posted 10.21.2012 | Taste
Nikki Gardner

It's difficult to bring up dessert mousse without talking about the '80s. It was the darling on every dessert menu and for good cause.

9 New Ways To Use Zucchini

Food52 | Posted 10.20.2012 | Taste
Food52

Here are 9 new ways to use zucchini and summer squash, to make that gigantic pile feel exciting, inspiring, and new again.

The 9 Best Things To Do In Vietnam

Marilyn Downing Staff | Posted 10.20.2012 | Travel
Marilyn Downing Staff

A hopeful current is buzzing throughout much of the country, and it's a thrill to watch the chaos and order play out their yin and yang amidst honking horns, noodle stands, crumbling colonial remnants and high-rises. Here is my list of the nine best things to do in Vietnam.

WATCH: Chef Danielle's Almost Spicy Lamb Burgers

Posted 08.19.2012 | Black Voices

Backyard season may be coming to an end, but that doesn't mean grilling has to. This week's Soul Fusion mash up -- Chef Danielle Saunders' Almost Spic...

Presto! Pesto in 10 Minutes

Laura Kumin | Posted 10.15.2012 | Taste
Laura Kumin

I know you can whip this up in minutes because I did it one recent Sunday afternoon. After cutting the fresh basil, I set to work on the pesto, and was finished in the time it took the pasta to cook. Not bad for a last-minute lunch!

9 Unusual Ways To Cook Without An Oven

So Good | Posted 10.15.2012 | Taste
So Good

With the summer heat wave season in full effect, cooking meals the old school way can transform your once tranquil prep space into a Hell's Kitchen.

My Tangential Connections to Julia Child, Who Would Have Been 100 Today

Lea Lane | Posted 10.15.2012 | Home
Lea Lane

Julia Child would have been 100 today. That anniversary reminded me of how huge a role Julia Child played for those of us who learned to cook in the 1960s and 70s.

Bon Appétit! It's Julia Child's 100th Birthday

Marlo Thomas | Posted 10.14.2012 | Women
Marlo Thomas

Julia was a complete original. She was who she was and always seemed to be having a great time. She never set out to change the world, educate the masses or become a best-selling author and TV star, but she accomplished all that, anyway -- with grace, humor and, of course, her signature sign-off: "Bon appétit!"

WATCH: Chef Danielle's Kale & Collard Caesar Salad

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 08.19.2012 | Black Voices

Chef Danielle worked her "Soul Fusion" magic into a yummy risotto jambalaya last week and while this week's creation -- a mixed kale and collard caesa...

Kitchen Ninja: A Hack For Slicing Cherry Tomatoes

Food52 | Posted 10.10.2012 | Taste
Food52

Here's a quick tip for halving handfuls of cherry tomatoes at a time, using a few things you probably have lying around your kitchen.

POLL: Are You A Good Cook?

Posted 10.09.2012 | MarloThomas

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Stuffed Figs with Burrata, Arugula and Wrapped in Prosciutto

Laura Klein | Posted 10.09.2012 | Home
Laura Klein

This fig recipe is simple and delicious! It doesn't require any cooking. All you need are four ingredients for this easy recipe.

What Your Style Of Eggs Say About You

Foodiggity | Posted 10.09.2012 | Home
Foodiggity

What Your Style of Eggs Say About You by Bite.ca, is a handy little infographic/personality test. Covering almost any preparation of eggs imaginable -- it will either give you a good laugh at the expense of more pretentious egg-eaters, or present some unfortunate self-realization.

Dessert Makeovers: Frozen Style

Christina George | Posted 10.08.2012 | Taste
Christina George

Baby, it's hot outside! But, baby still needs dessert, am I right?

Con-Artist Cooking: How to Fake it if You Can't Really Make It

Janice Harper | Posted 10.07.2012 | Taste
Janice Harper

There comes a time in every bad cook's life when guests arrive for dinner. And just because you don't know your way around the grocery store, much less around the kitchen, is no reason to despair.

Kitchen Ninja: Mastering Leftovers

Food52 | Posted 10.06.2012 | Taste
Food52

We like to cook smart. We like to cook economically. We like to cook with grace. And cooking intelligently, economically, and gracefully means making -- and using -- leftovers.

Get Down & Dirty with Apricots, Peaches & Plums

Food52 | Posted 10.06.2012 | Taste
Food52

Just think of peaches, apricots, plums and nectarines: delicious flesh on the outside, hard pit on the inside, tiny seed inside of that.

Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child

Rozanne Gold | Posted 10.06.2012 | Books
Rozanne Gold

It was with avid interest that I devoured Julia Child's life's story whole. Dearie: The Remarkable Life of Julia Child -- told with affection and reverence by author Bob Spitz -- lifts an American icon from the cauldron of celebrity into a dish of comfort food.

WATCH: Chef Danielle Whips Up Risotto Jambalaya And More Weeknight Recipes For Back To School

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 09.27.2012 | Black Voices

When The Huffington Post last caught up with Chef Danielle Saunders, she was still relishing in her Food Network "Chopped Champions" win and showing u...

How to Make Mascarpone Cheese

Laura Kumin | Posted 10.03.2012 | Taste
Laura Kumin

Homemade may take a bit of time and a few supplies, but in my book, the rewards are frequently worth the effort. And so it is with mascarpone.

Seattle Nonprofit Celebrates 20 Years Of Rehabbing Drug Addicts Through Cooking

AP | Posted 08.03.2012 | Impact

SEATTLE -- A Seattle nonprofit that uses cooking to teach life skills to the homeless and people who have struggled with alcohol and addiction turns 2...

7 Peachy Summer Recipes

Food52 | Posted 10.02.2012 | Taste
Food52

Although the simple pleasure of biting into a perfectly ripe peach is satisfying in and of itself, peaches can also be an inspiring ingredient.