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Cooking at Home

How Many Recipes Do You Need To Master Before You Can Call Yourself a (Home) Chef?

Food Riot | Posted 04.16.2014 | Taste
Food Riot

How do you know when you're officially a home chef?

Fondue x 2

One For The Table | Posted 04.13.2014 | Taste
One For The Table

While making cheese fondue can be tricky, making chocolate fondue is practically foolproof and can be whipped up at a moment's notice.

Recipe: Healthy & Easy Caviar Toast

Michelle Won | Posted 12.21.2013 | Taste
Michelle Won

Caviar is often viewed as an out-on-the-town delicacy. Well, enter my husband.

Why It's Time to DIY Health

Jane Sarasohn-Kahn | Posted 11.26.2013 | Healthy Living
Jane Sarasohn-Kahn

Slow Health takes just a bit more mindfulness and thought. But a little dose of that every day can help us move the needle on our own health, and because health is social, the health of our loved ones and community.

4 Things Not To Worry About When Making V-Day Dinner

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 02.08.2013 | Taste

How to plan your meal, cook it and try to enjoy it all at the same time.

Homecoming Meals: Ted Allen

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Orchant | Posted 01.07.2013 | Taste

What the 'Chopped' host cooks for himself, once he settles in at home.

PHOTOS: Locals Swap Food At Special Event

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 11.13.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The second DC Food Swamp attracted more than 40 home cooks, chefs and creative types to swap savory and sweet items on Sunday afternoon ...

How to Better Experience the Seasons? Through Food

Cathy Erway | Posted 12.19.2012 | Taste
Cathy Erway

Whether in a tiny kitchen or an endless field of fruiting trees, you can still experience the familiar chords of every season strike through rituals with seasonal produce. You don't get the full experience of this from the largely hands-off ritual of dining out.

A Market Without Money, DC Food Swap Starts Sunday

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 09.21.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Are you doing anything with that basil plant in your kitchen? Do you have too many homemade pickles on your hands? Want to trade what yo...

Marion as Mentor: A Remembrance of Marion Cunningham

Amelia Saltsman | Posted 07.16.2012 | Los Angeles
Amelia Saltsman

Marion Cunningham was a great booster of young talent, and I feel lucky to have come under her blue-eyed gaze. I never got to thank her properly for the lessons learned at her side, so here they are now.

Stay In Tonight! Home Cooked Meals Could Add Years To Your Life

Posted 05.18.2012 | Healthy Living

For those of you who use your stove for shoe storage, nota bene: all that wasted time with an inactive kitchen could be shortening your lifespan. In f...

How To Get Americans Back In The Kitchen

Grist | Posted 12.20.2011 | Food

It's unanimous these days: Cooking food from scratch at home is one of the best ways to eat sustainably without breaking the bank. It also enables eat...

Keeping It Simple: Three-Ingredient Veggie Dishes

Susie Middleton | Posted 07.19.2011 | Food
Susie Middleton

2011-05-19-veggiefood.jpgWhat can I cook on a Tuesday night that everyone will like that doesn't involve an emergency run to the specialty grocer? Now that I've arrived safely in the land of Simple, I feel like I should pass on some tips.

Fast, Fresh & Green Hits Home With Easy, Delicious Vegetable Recipes

Susie Middleton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Susie Middleton

I didn't write Fast, Fresh & Green for people who are already great cooks. I wrote for everyone who wants to cook with more vegetables. For people who want to cook at home and eat better. That's a lot of us.

Making Dessert More Complicated

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

I developed these coffee sable cookies as part of a bite-sized tiramisu dish for a party Phoebe and I were catering.

Recession Recipe: Brooklyn Style Pizza Roll

EconomyBites | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
EconomyBites

Today's episode is huge for us. It features our first celebrity guest chef, Brooklyn Borough President Marty Markowitz. I don't know many public officials who drop in to make pizza and egg creams.

My Go-to Eat-In Pan: A Cast-Iron Skillet For Veggies

Susie Middleton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Susie Middleton

There's an amazing alchemy that happens to root vegetables (diced up and tossed with happy amounts of good olive oil) when they are very slowly sautéed in a cast iron pan.