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Working Out on a Budget

Nathaniel Sillin | Posted 04.20.2016 | Business
Nathaniel Sillin

In the long run, there's no question that a healthier body saves money. A Towers Watson study noted that employee wellness programs saved employers an...

15 Signs You're A Better Cook Than You Think You Are

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 01.27.2016 | Taste

In this day and age of at-home sous vide machines and homemade charcuterie enthusiasts, it's easy compare yourself to these weekend cooking warriors a...

9 Genius Charts That Let You Skip Cooking Math

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.14.2016 | Taste

Cooking shouldn't be rocket science. We've got you covered.

Want To Cook More In 2016? These Hacks Will Help

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 01.08.2016 | Taste

Learning how to cook can be intimidating -- there's a lot to know and a whole lot you can mess up. But if you've resolved to put down those takeout me...

Why I Finally Gave Up Cooking

Holly Robinson | Posted 04.14.2015 | Women
Holly Robinson

I should have admitted right then that I couldn't cook. But he married me anyway, and it took me nearly 20 years of marriage -- during which I have melted through pots (even a Le Creuset, once), forgotten to put flour in cake recipes and even set toasters on fire -- before I finally gave up.

What We Remember About Home Economics -- The Good, The Bad And The Ugly

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 12.02.2014 | Fifty

There was a time when "home economics" meant something other than the family budget. To young teens in the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s, it meant a school c...

30 Recipes Everyone Should Know By The Time They're 30

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 12.24.2013 | Taste

These recipes form a foundation for experimentation with great results.

Come All Ye Lazy Eaters, Vegetable Haters

Nancy Deville | Posted 06.30.2013 | Healthy Living
Nancy Deville

I can't say enough about the miraculous nature of nonstarchy vegetables. They contain micronutrients that work with macronutrients to rebuild and repair your body on a cellular level. The problem is cooking and then all the chewing involved in eating the ideal 12 servings a day.

What's For Dinner?

Honey Seltzer | Posted 12.04.2012 | Taste
Honey Seltzer

Lately -- or I should say, since I no longer am in the work force -- I have taken up experimenting with some new dishes.

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.

How To Cook If You Don't Cook

Janice Harper | Posted 09.17.2012 | Taste
Janice Harper

What works for experienced cooks is not going to work for kitchen-resistant cooks. So here's my advice to people who don't cook.

Recipes With No Name

Fabio Parasecoli | Posted 05.09.2012 | College
Fabio Parasecoli

I vividly remember the Afro-Brazilian recipes of Bahia in Northeast Brazil. But I cannot recall the names of the ladies who taught me how to cook them.

Learning How to Cook? Here's The First Thing You Need to Know

Jenny Rosenstrach | Posted 03.26.2012 | Home
Jenny Rosenstrach

These are exactly the questions I asked when I was her age, when I wouldn't have been able to identify a Dutch oven; when I bypassed recipes because they called for an exotic ingredient called chicken stock; when I almost ordered sweetbreads thinking they were some form of pastries.

Cooking With My Sister: Studio Apartment Pesto

One For The Table | Posted 09.20.2011 | Home
One For The Table

After some rattling of bowls and a few choice curses, my sister emerged from the kitchen area carrying a large glass bowl of pesto pasta to the table. I took my first bite before she did. My taste buds immediately shut down. My throat burned.

Intuitive Cooking: How to Find Your Inner Chef

Lisa Turner | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Turner

We read a lot about intuitive eating. Just as important, and the first step in the process, is intuitive cooking.

Before Julia There Was Dione (Mayonnaise D'Homard Recipe)

One For The Table | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
One For The Table

This Mayonnaise D'Homard dish turned out to be delicious and perhaps one of the most beautiful presentations of lobster I have ever seen.