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6 Easy Spring Clean-Out-Your-Pantry Recipes

Further Food | Posted 05.03.2016 | Taste
Further Food

With the warmer weather here to stay, many of us are hankering to spend our time outside -- not at the grocery store or slaving away at the stove.

A Nutritionist's Guide to Stocking a Healthy Kitchen

Heather Bauer, RD, CDN | Posted 04.27.2016 | Healthy Living
Heather Bauer, RD, CDN

Below is a list of some of my favorite products to stock your kitchen, so you're never more than a few feet away from a healthy meal or snack.

End Summer Child Hunger Now!

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 04.18.2016 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Spring is almost in full swing and summer is just around the corner. Millions of children in America can't wait for summer vacation, but for millions of poor children who rely on school meals it's a mixed blessing.

Michael Symon's Twitter Followers #NoEmpathy

Karl Wilder | Posted 02.15.2016 | Impact
Karl Wilder

This morning I found myself increasingly frustrated by Michael Symon and his twitter followers. He created a loose meat sandwich that was supposed t...

Joy to the Workers

Leo W. Gerard | Posted 12.21.2015 | Politics
Leo W. Gerard

In keeping with the figgy-pudding and potato latke traditions of the holidays, here's a recipe for delivering joy to workers so that they can spread holiday merriment.

How to Organize Your Pantry Like Khloe Kardashian's

Glamour | Posted 09.24.2015 | Taste
Glamour

By Kim Fusaro, Glamour From the Kardashain who arranges her cookies in perfectly even rings: Khloe Kardashian recently showed off her real-life pantr...

Food Pantries Harness Technology To Help Fight The Hunger Gap

Associated Press | Lavanya Hinduja | Posted 08.11.2015 | Impact

Charles Scott is shopping for groceries at a Philadelphia food pantry, busily clicking away at a computer to select his choices of onions, tomatoes an...

Going Vegan? Here's What You Need In Your Pantry

Thrive Market | Posted 07.27.2015 | Taste
Thrive Market

So you're considering going vegan. You're totally ready to say "buh-bye" to your weekly pint of cookie dough ice cream, but is your pantry prepped for your new way of eating?

The Truth About Refrigerating Butter

Food52 | Posted 07.22.2015 | Taste
Food52

While it would be nice if really fresh, high-quality foods from your local farmer didn't need to be refrigerated, the truth is that refrigeration helps many items -- though not all -- remain at their peak longer. We wanted the answers to some of the oft-debated refrigeration mysteries.

The 5 Pastas You Should Always Have In Your Pantry

Food52 | Posted 07.07.2015 | Taste
Food52

Once you've put your perfectly pristine, unbroken spaghetti into the boiling water, adjust the salt based on the dish you're making.Keep the water salt-free if you're pairing the spaghetti with an already heavily-seasoned sauce like pesto.

Ramadan Reflection Day 13: Hunger Is Not A Choice for Some But Giving Is

Imam Khalid Latif | Posted 06.30.2015 | Religion
Imam Khalid Latif

They had no tangible means to move it so one came up with the idea of saying a prayer to God by a sincere deed that they had respectively carried out at some time prior for Him.

Here's How You Can Be The Most Helpful When Donating To People In Need

Mashable | Katie Dupere | Posted 06.11.2015 | Impact

Giving back is important, but all those canned pineapples and piles of forgotten T-shirts aren't really doing the trick. Take Hurricane Sandy as an...

The Smart, Impactful Reason Why More Food Banks Are Looking Like Grocery Stores

New York Times | TINA ROSENBERG | Posted 05.28.2015 | Impact

Nearly a million and a half people rely on food pantries in New York City, and Lugeily Duran is one of them. She was laid off from her job in a medica...

Grassroots Organization That Came From a Place of Pain

Tenille Livingston | Posted 05.19.2016 | Impact
Tenille Livingston

Cheryl 'Action' Jackson has been rolling out the red carpet for those in her community for over seven years and giving every family the celebrity trea...

Why Canned Food Drives Alone Won't Solve America's Hunger Crisis

Posted 07.15.2015 | Parents

When it comes to hunger in the United States, we’re faced with some scary statistics: according to a 2014 study by Feeding America, 49.1 million Ame...

Rebecca Adams

Mom Of Four Proves You Can Still Help Others, Even If You Need Help Yourself

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Adams | Posted 12.11.2014 | Parents

When Angela Crangle was growing up in Tennessee, she didn't wake to find a wealth of gifts under the Christmas tree each year. In fact, most years she...

4 Smart Kitchen Pantry Organization and Design Ideas

HomeAdvisor | Posted 12.01.2014 | HuffPost Home
HomeAdvisor

What is your pantry right now: a compilation of shelves or a walk-in closet? How much space do you have to remodel and renovate? What is the storage used for and how do you want it optimized?

For Army Couple Reentering Civilian Life, Food Insecurity Just One of Many Challenges

Kenneth Estelle | Posted 11.30.2014 | Impact
Kenneth Estelle

On the morning of Sept. 3, Jon and Elizabeth Alba waited two hours at the VA Medical Clinic in Iron Mountain, Mich., not for medical care but for a few days' supply of groceries.

Fighting Hunger on Michigan's Northern Frontier

Kenneth Estelle | Posted 07.08.2014 | Impact
Kenneth Estelle

Food banks like ours are equipped to save surplus food before it ends up in the landfill, but since the recession, our network has been stretched to capacity by the growing need.

The Invisible Ceiling for the American Working Poor

Stephanie S. Brooks | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics
Stephanie S. Brooks

If I ever get a job where I'm paid a living wage, I will probably still volunteer at both the food pantry and thrift shop because the work they are doing really helps people, and nobody knows that better than I do.

Why I Lie to the Food Pantry

Trisha Lovetrove | Posted 05.31.2014 | Politics
Trisha Lovetrove

I admit it. It's true. I lie to the people running the food pantry. But before you get out your pitchforks and righteous indignation, before you diatribe about me "abusing the system" or taking advantage, please let me explain.

Homeless Lives: Unforgettable Personal Stories

Susan Orlins | Posted 05.27.2014 | DC
Susan Orlins

One homeless man tells about his more than ten years in a state penitentiary before a judge reversed his sentence and set him free. There are lighter moments too, like proving at six years old that Santa isn't real.

The Hungry Child

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 04.16.2014 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

Hunger and malnutrition have devastating consequences for children. Federal nutrition programs continue to be a critical support to ensure children's daily nutritional needs are met: they put food on children's plates, help build healthy minds and bodies, and help lift families out of poverty.

The Real Hunger Games

Landon Jones | Posted 02.22.2014 | Impact
Landon Jones

There is nothing romantic about poverty and hunger. They are ugly. But what is even uglier is our need to blame the victims rather than to help heal their plight.

Homelessness a Matter of Life, Death in Upper Peninsula

Kenneth Estelle | Posted 02.16.2014 | Impact
Kenneth Estelle

"They have to realize that what they're doing is hurting families. We're going to have a need for more food for people to survive a month."