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Revisiting The Compassionate Cook

Donna Albergotti | Posted 12.09.2011 | Books
Donna Albergotti

Even those who aren't keen on the PETA mission will find this cookbook nonthreatening; there's no preaching -- just a few facts about the health benefits of a vegan diet, some guidance on substitutions, and then right on to an animal byproduct-free cornucopia of recipes.

Sourcing And Cooking Humanely-Raised Veal

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 12.04.2011 | Food
Kurt Michael Friese

The good news is that you can enjoy the luscious flavor of high-quality veal without setting your ethics aside. The way to do it is to obtain your meat locally, from small-scale farmers you can know and trust.

SPAM Pie and Other Cooking Competition Winners

Anneli Rufus | Posted 12.04.2011 | Food
Anneli Rufus

Cooking contests not only make great reality TV. They also inspire creativity, attract publicity, and potentially raise money for charities while celebrating local products, industries and cuisine.

The Portion Control Dilemma: How to Stay Fit at College

Small Kitchen College | Posted 12.04.2011 | College
Small Kitchen College

2011-10-04-Screenshot20111004at1.15.08PM.jpg Whether in the dining hall or in your own kitchen, remember these rules about portion control.

Sisters' Secrets to Confident Entertaining

Lauren Purcell and Anne Purcell Grissinger | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home
Lauren Purcell and Anne Purcell Grissinger

Canapés are a classic cocktail-party offering. They look great on a tray, are easy for guests to pick up and let you combine interesting flavors and ingredients in one quick bite. But they are a royal pain to make.

The Best-Selling Cookbooks of All Time

The Daily Meal | Posted 11.30.2011 | Food
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...

Physicist Cracks BBQ Mystery

Meathead | Posted 11.30.2011 | Food
Meathead

The Stall. The Zone. The Plateau. It has many names and it has freaked out many a barbecue cook. I know because they email me right in the middle of their cook. Panicky.

Some Like it Hot, Others Do Not: Food As an Ancient Path to Balance

Mika Ono | Posted 11.30.2011 | Healthy Living
Mika Ono

Here are two simple dishes that illustrate how warming and cooling foods can be integrated into your diet to help achieve balance and wellbeing.

Mark Bittman Brings Cooking Back and Pushes Publishing Forward

Katherine Gustafson | Posted 11.29.2011 | Food
Katherine Gustafson

Food writer Mark Bittman doesn't see himself as part of a vanguard in publishing, even though his newest work, Cooking Solves Everything, will be reserved for e-readers and iPads only.

Dining Hall DIY: Bruschetta

Small Kitchen College | Posted 11.27.2011 | College
Small Kitchen College

2011-09-27-Screenshot20110927at3.01.19PM.jpg While making the trip to Italy may not be presently in the cards, bringing Italy to you couldn't be easier.

PHOTOS: Vintage Culinary Gadget Invention Fails

Posted 11.27.2011 | Food

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 ...

Top 10 Must-Have's for Every Sweet Organic Pantry

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.23.2011 | Food
Maria Rodale

For me, if I had to choose between sweet and savory, I'd always go with savory. But every pantry needs a stash of sweet stuff for baking and so forth-...

Something to Chew On: Cooking as a New Teen Sport

Rozanne Gold | Posted 11.22.2011 | Food
Rozanne Gold

In my experience, cooking can be a valuable social connector for teens and their families and, indeed, for teens with other teens. It is an activity far more delicious than any web experience.

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 | Food
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 | Food
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 ...

College Needs Link to Work

Jim Jaffe | Posted 11.15.2011 | College
Jim Jaffe

Criticism of American colleges never goes out of style. Costs are high. The institutions are reluctant to extend the spirit of open inquiry they es...

In the Kitchen With Food Writer and Cookbook Author Kristine Kidd

Laura Klein | Posted 11.15.2011 | Food
Laura Klein

"The first or top recommendation I have is visit a local farmers market. It's a joyful experience to buy direct from farmers and it's a sensual experience. You can experience and smell aromas, colors and flavors, and the food is so fresh it doesn't need much help."

Cooking Every Dish From George R.R. Martin's Books

Adam Bruski | Posted 11.08.2011 | Books
Adam Bruski

Two months ago, I leaned over the deli case and asked, "Pete, any chance you can get me a swan? Unplucked if possible." All part of my project to cook every dish mentioned in the Song of Ice and Fire series of books written by George R. R. Martin.

WATCH: Epic Meal Time Parody

Posted 11.05.2011 | Comedy

Ryan Higa, YouTube's most popular user with more than 4 million subscribers, answered a fan request and made a parody of popular webseries Epic Meal T...

Hotel Gourmet -- How to Cook While Traveling to Save Time, Money & Your Health

Carolyn Scott | Posted 11.02.2011 | Travel
Carolyn Scott

Fret no more. Here are a few of my favorite tips and tricks on how you can travel, despite any dietary restrictions, by whipping up easy meals in your hotel room to save your figure and your cash!

Pardon My French: Our Heroine Goes On A Budget

Katie Beck | Posted 10.31.2011 | Travel
Katie Beck

As an American, it's a novelty to go to the bakery for bread and the cheese shop for cheese, and not just for a special fancy item, but for everyday shopping.

Essence Of August: Caprese Tomato Salad

Meathead | Posted 10.31.2011 | Food
Meathead

Caprese salad is the world's best use of tomatoes and possibly the world's best salad. This classic summer dish from the Island of Capri off the west coast of Italy is the essence of August on a plate.

Should Every Restaurant Have A Farm?

Liza de Guia | Posted 11.06.2011 | Food
Liza de Guia

"Last year we had way more produce than we could use, so this year, we tried to scale back a little bit to hit the sweet spot a little more closely." ...

How to Dry (and Fry) Cayenne Peppers

Maria Rodale | Posted 10.31.2011 | Food
Maria Rodale

Every year I plant one or two cayenne pepper plants and then, one August day, go out and find them exploding with hot, red, dangerously delightful-loo...