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The Working Mom-nivore's Dilemma: Home-Cooked Meals = Stress

Eve Tahmincioglu | Posted 09.16.2014 | Business
Eve Tahmincioglu

Last week was a good week in our household. My mom came to visit, so that meant there would be home-cooked meals on the table every night for my kids, meals I wouldn't feel pressured to prepare.

Bourdain, Ina Garten Win Big At James Beard Awards

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 05.05.2014 | Taste

Click here to see the complete list of winners!

14 Signs You're Addicted To The Food Network

The Huffington Post | Lauren Zupkus | Posted 03.24.2014 | TV

Anybody who stumbles upon the Food Network will likely find their stomachs growling at the delicious food on the screen. But only true Food Network ad...

The Healing Dinner Party

Felice Shapiro | Posted 11.11.2013 | Fifty
Felice Shapiro

Our religion is food-focused and as such, whenever there's some praying to be done, we open our recipe books way more enthusiastically than we do our prayer books.

5 Cooking Shows We Can't Believe Are Still In Production

Posted 08.02.2013 | Taste

We can't believe these are still being shot today.

It's National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day! Let's Celebrate!

Linda Wolff | Posted 07.15.2013 | Taste
Linda Wolff

Happy National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day!

Ina Stoops To Frozen Dinners

The Huffington Post | Joe Satran | Posted 02.25.2013 | Taste

We're mad at Ina Garten.

How Ina Celebrates New Year's Eve

Posted 12.31.2012 | Home

Ina Garten, creator of the Barefoot Contessa brand of TV shows, books and foods, is a world-renowned host of parties. So you'd think that for New Year...

Happy Birthday, Ina!

Posted 02.02.2012 | Home

February 2nd is a special day for three reasons. It's one of 12 days in the year when the number of the month is the same as the number of day. It's G...

My Worst Parenting Fear

Charity Curley Mathews | Posted 03.04.2012 | Parents
Charity Curley Mathews

Some parents focus on emotional parenting, others on sports or art or music. For me it's food. Maybe it's my hippy upbringing or my undying devotion to Ina Garten.

Why You Love (Or Loathe!) Cilantro

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

It might look like a humble, unassuming herb, but cilantro is responsible for a deep rift in the culinary community -- its vibrant green leaves, used ...

Be Prepared Palmiers

Miranda Levenstein | Posted 09.25.2011 | Home
Miranda Levenstein

Back when I was part of a group beach house we'd plop down on the couches after dinner and play various games--Celebrity, Pictionary etc. One night ...

Any Dream Won't Do: Things Wish-Granting Charities Won't Give

Slate | Jeremy Singer-Vine | Posted 06.02.2011 | Impact

Celebrity chef Ina Garten, the "Barefoot Contessa," finally agreed this week to meet with Enzo Pereda, a 6-year-old leukemia patient whom she'd twice ...

6-Year-Old Leukemia Patient Declines Make-A-Wish Meeting With Ina Garten

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.01.2011 | Home

UPDATE: The Pereda family has decided not to meet with Garten. The father told ABC News, "We're not going to do it. I don't want my son to go through ...

Ina Garten Catches Flack For Denying Cancer Patient's Requests

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.28.2011 | Home

Someone might be in the market for a new PR team. "Barefoot Contessa" Ina Garten has a new nickname -- "Heartless Contessa" -- in the wake of news ...

New Year Challenge for Paula Deen and the Food Network

Mona Holmes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Mona Holmes

Food Network, I am an addict. I watch you (and your sister channel the Cooking Channel) on a level that borders obsession. Here is an opportunity for you too.

Mmmmm Boy: A Collection Of Food Network Foodgasms

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Grub Street New York put together a delightful video reel of Food Network foodgasms -- "when a cooking-show host finally takes a bite of the thing the...

The Perfect Holiday Dinner

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

I'm always impressed by how elegant and beautiful Ina Garten's tablescapes look on her show (and in person). As quarter-life cooks, we don't usually think about the table first.

A Survival Guide to Eating Chicken you Can Feel Good About

Jerusha Klemperer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jerusha Klemperer

Without getting into the gory details, industrially produced chickens lead a (how do I say this nicely?) less than charmed life. I outline your various options for how/where to get chicken you can feel good about.