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The Best Make-Ahead Finger Food

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

These awesome appetizers require almost no moment-of work or attention. Some need to be pulled out of the oven or gently reheated, but other than that, they're purely make-ahead.

Meals for the Holiday Rush

Monica Strawbridge | Posted 02.15.2012 | Miami
Monica Strawbridge

This holiday season, intersperse these kinds of meals and the inevitable "what's for dinner?" won't send you down the fast food or takeout path. Your body and wallet will both send thank you notes come the new year.

Potatoes With Pizzazz: 12 Recipes To Last The Winter

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

With the exception of kale and squash, once winter comes, potatoes are it. Not that you'll hear us complaining. Potatoes are brilliant, infinitely adaptable and even gluten-free.

How To Properly Clean Your Cutting Boards

The Splendid Table | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
The Splendid Table

How do you clean a cutting board? How long can you keep it, and what do you think of boards with anti contaminants?

John Besh: A Passionate Plea For Home Cooking

John Besh | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
John Besh

By a renewed focus on the Family Table we can make the world a better and tastier place, one dish at a time! We are at a very important time in our societies' history and much of what and how we as a people source, cook and eat will decide how we continue to evolve.

Why D.C. Doesn't Have Much Home Cooking

Eli Lehrer | Posted 01.08.2012 | DC
Eli Lehrer

If you want fancy or exotic food, the D.C. area has it. The city and its surrounding suburbs offer at least a half-dozen good choices for high-end Ita...

Chopra and Vongerichten Talk Food

Rozanne Gold | Posted 01.04.2012 | Home
Rozanne Gold

The other night, there was an unorthodox kind of culinary happening. Deepak and Jean-Georges, two men famous enough that we're all on a first-name basis with them, created a four-star recipe for the launch of Vongerichten's newest book.

Comfort Food From My Mom's Kitchen: Selma's Chicken Cutlets

Laura Kumin | Posted 12.18.2011 | College
Laura Kumin

My definition of comfort food is that it makes you sigh with contentment at the mere thought of the dish. For my family, my mom's chicken cutlets are the ultimate Friday comfort dinner.

End of Summer Apple Pie

Jamaliya Cobine | Posted 12.18.2011 | Home
Jamaliya Cobine

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The 7 Best Tailgating Eats And Drinks

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 12.13.2011 | Home
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

Football season is officially underway, but, really, what's a football game without a tailgate party? Whether you'll be serving friends in your apart...

The 7 Best Sweets To Bake This Fall

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 12.07.2011 | Home
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

Fall is in the air! It's time for cable-knit sweaters, runny noses, and baking. How lovely. Fall may be the second best eating season on the East Coas...

The Best-Selling Cookbooks of All Time

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.30.2011 | Home
The Daily Meal

Did you know that Vincent Price wrote a cookbook, or that there's a Beanie Baby's cookbook? Probably not. That's because for every blockbuster best-se...

9 Pasta Dishes To Bust You Out Of Your Pasta Rut

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 11.29.2011 | Home
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

If you're like us, you could technically eat pasta every day of the week for dinner, occasionally for lunch, and sometimes for breakfast. Pasta with t...

PHOTOS: Vintage Culinary Gadget Invention Fails

Posted 11.27.2011 | Home

If you walk into a Williams-Sonoma, Sur La Table and Bridge Kitchenware, you'll probably see pretty much identical sets of kitchen appliances. You'll ...

The 9 Best Jewish Dishes For The High Holidays

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 11.26.2011 | Home
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

The high holidays are here, and there's no better time, whether you're 25 or 55, to embrace the art of Jewish motherhood in the kitchen. For Rosh Hash...

How Does Your Garden Grow? Modern Eating Out of My Traditional Home Garden

Thomas O'Brien | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Thomas O'Brien

Gardening is a tradition to which I've finally been able to give serious attention over the past several years. I have discovered the ease of making elemental food at home.

The 11 Best Ethnic Dishes To Make At Home

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 11.16.2011 | Home
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

We live in New York, a place where just about any craving can be met by picking up the phone and calling for take-out. Authentic ethnic food abounds, ...

150 Cod Tongues & A Passion for New Nordic Cuisine

Liza de Guia | Posted 11.20.2011 | Home
Liza de Guia

"Many times, people have asked, 'How in the world did you become involved in this competitive cooking madness?' And, it's weird, because I'm not what ...

The 9 Best Birthday Cakes (And Cupcakes)

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 11.09.2011 | Home
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

Now that it's September and we're not afeared of turning the ovens on, it's time to make cake for everyone we know. Seriously, birthdays seem so crazi...

The 9 Best Summer Squash And Zucchini Recipes

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 10.31.2011 | Home
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

We love zucchini's mild flavor, melt-in-your mouth texture, and amazing versatility. But by summer's end, we all get a little weary of it, and the thought of throwing one more zucchini plank on the grill becomes something exciting no longer.

The Art Of The Sundae: 7 Tips For Ice Cream Perfection

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 10.29.2011 | Home
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

Summertime calls for easy living, food on the grill, and lots of frozen desserts. To some, a summer day isn't even complete without a scoop or two of ...

Pat And Gina Neely's Go-To Weeknight Recipes

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 12.17.2011 | Black Voices

Back to school is upon us and it's as good a time as any to streamline your routine -- from getting out the door in the morning to feeding your family...

How To: Teach Your Roommate to Cook

Small Kitchen College | Posted 10.24.2011 | College
Small Kitchen College

In my four undergraduate years of college, I have had eleven different and wonderful roommates, I have frequented three dining hall cafeterias, and I have cooked in two different small college kitchens.

Gooey Artichoke Dip With Fresh Corn

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 10.22.2011 | Home
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

My friend Ali was one of my only housemates senior year who didn't violate the "do your own dishes" rule (you know, there are rules for sharing a kitc...

PHOTOS: Fish Options You Might Not Know About

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.09.2011 | Home
The Daily Meal

Deciding what to make for dinner can become either a stressful or repetitive process depending on what you want to do: feel like experimenting with so...