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How to Throw a Fall Dinner Party

Anna Watson Carl | Posted 01.03.2012 | Home
Anna Watson Carl

People tell me all the time that they are intimidated to host a dinner party. I want to demystify the process as much as possible, because honestly, cooking a meal for friends is one of the most rewarding things in life.

Healthy Breakfasts

Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S. | Posted 01.03.2012 | Parents
Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S.

2011-11-03-Screenshot20111103at1.53.04PM.jpg A healthy recipe for everybody's favorite: pancakes!!

Think You Know Salad? Think Again

Kitchen Daily | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

Bored of eating the usual green salad? Tired of the typical ingredients? Whether you enjoy salad for lunch at the office or a light dinner at home, we...

'Top Chef' Season 9: Contestants To Watch

The Daily Meal | Posted 01.02.2012 | Home
The Daily Meal

The ninth season of Bravo's culinary competition show, Top Chef, premieres Wednesday, November 2, in Texas. This time around the producers have recru...

Our Editors' Favorite Recipes From Childhood

Kitchen Daily | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

We all have certain foods from our childhood that are incredibly meaningful, whether it be a frequently-repeated recipe your mom used to make or jus...

Exciting New Cooking Apps You've Got To Have

Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste

We love leisurely browsing cookbooks filled with tempting recipes and heavenly photography as much as the next foodie, but guess what? Cooking apps ar...

Recipe: Making the McRib (Kind of)

Michelle Won | Posted 01.01.2012 | Home
Michelle Won

I made a legit rib sandwich, which, yes, took longer than waiting in the 5-minute McRib line at my local McDonalds. But I think investing a couple hours into a real Rib sandwich that has the fixin's of a McRib is the right way to go.

Occupy Your Kitchen!

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 12.27.2011 | Home
Kurt Michael Friese

What we have is not just a food problem in this country, but a cooking problem. Food marketers have been working for decades to convince people that cooking is a chore.

8 Homemade Halloween Treats

Food52 | Posted 12.25.2011 | Home
Food52

Nothing puts the "treat" in "trick-or-treat" like homemade candy for Halloween. Here are six kid- and parent-friendly confections.

Comfort Food From My Mom's Kitchen: Selma's Chicken Cutlets

Laura Kumin | Posted 12.18.2011 | College
Laura Kumin

My definition of comfort food is that it makes you sigh with contentment at the mere thought of the dish. For my family, my mom's chicken cutlets are the ultimate Friday comfort dinner.

End of Summer Apple Pie

Jamaliya Cobine | Posted 12.18.2011 | Home
Jamaliya Cobine

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Baked Apples: Easy and In Season Baked Fruit Treat

Laura Kumin | Posted 12.12.2011 | Home
Laura Kumin

If you like apples and have an oven, then baked apples fit the bill. They are an excellent dessert, served with whipped cream, ice cream, or slightly sweetened Greek-style yogurt.

The Truth About Trendy Health Food

Manuel Villacorta | Posted 12.12.2011 | Healthy Living
Manuel Villacorta

The problem with trendy foods is that they confuse people about what's healthy and what's not -- sometimes they confuse us so badly that we make very irrational choices.

WATCH: 'Werner Herzog Eats His Shoe'

Posted 12.10.2011 | Arts

Back in 1978, Herzog challenged a then-unknown Errol Morris to make his feature documentary, "Gates of Heaven," promising Morris that he would eat his...

Make Your Own Pumpkin Butter (and a List of Ways to Enjoy It)

Organic Authority.com | Posted 12.10.2011 | Home
Organic Authority.com

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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 | Home
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 | Home
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 | Home
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 | Home
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 | Home
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.