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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...

Hurricane Pesto Salad -- No Electricity Required

Jamaliya Cobine | Posted 10.27.2011 | Food
Jamaliya Cobine

Hurricane Irene is coming, and many of us on the east coast may find ourselves without power and tired of eating crackers, chips and other no-cook items. With a couple fresh ingredients you can create a great fresh pesto salad, electricity be damned.

Getting Buzzed: Cooking with Pot

Saveur | Posted 10.26.2011 | Food
Saveur

By Jen Polachek Do you remember (perhaps it was a blur) those Alice B. Toklas brownies that were passed to you at a party in college? The recipe--for ...

Infographic: A Food Safety Primer

Paula Crossfield | Posted 10.25.2011 | Food
Paula Crossfield

While the debt deal struck earlier this month puts funding for the Food Safety Modernization Act, which passed in 2010 and will help the FDA improve the safety of our food, at risk, there is information that can empower consumers now.

Guide to Chiles

The Daily Meal | Posted 10.24.2011 | Food
The Daily Meal

Chiles are a great addition to any dish because they add spice, depth of flavor, and many health benefits. While jalapeños and cayenne are the more...

Pickled Okra From my C.S.A. Share

Jamaliya Cobine | Posted 10.24.2011 | Food
Jamaliya Cobine

2011-08-24-Screenshot20110823at9.22.54PM.jpg My C.S.A. share blessed me with a vegetable both loved and loathed by many: okra.

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.

"Absolutely, Positively No Ketchup On Hot Dogs. Never."

Meathead | Posted 10.19.2011 | Food
Meathead

Chicagoans, renowned for our worship of the all beef frankfurter, understand that ketchup is popular with children because they like sweet stuff. But if you are over 18, never, ever allow ketchup anywhere near a proper hot dog in Chicago.