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Jerry Zezima | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

If you can't stand the heat, get into the kitchen. That's the lesson I learned recently after the oven lost heat in the kitchen and I couldn't stand t...

Feeding The Super Bowl Crowd, From Martha Stewart

Posted 09.14.2011 | Women

Martha makes a few mouth-watering suggestions as to what munchies you might whip up for the macho men in your family during the big game. if(typeo...

A Romantic Valentine's Dinner, From Martha Stewart

Posted 09.14.2011 | Women

Ever wonder what food and ambiance Martha Stewart recommends for a Valentine's Day dinner at home? if(typeof AOLVP_cfg==='undefined')AOLVP_cfg=[];...

Transplanting A Hydrangea, From Martha Stewart

Posted 09.14.2011 | Women

Martha advises on how to safely move a beloved plant. if(typeof AOLVP_cfg==='undefined')AOLVP_cfg=[];AOLVP_cfg.push({id:'AOLVP_985593229001','code...

How to Make Crackers (It's So Freaking Easy!)

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Maria Rodale

t started with a picture I saw in the local paper about making crackers from scratch. I saved it, but then never found it again. But I kept thinking.....

The Freezer Saves the Day

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Maria Rodale

This time of year, I'll admit it, I don't feel like cooking much. Everything in the garden is dead as a doornail. The farmer's market won't open again...

A Visit to My Kitchen: Jennifer Patterson Lorenzetti

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Jennifer is in my kitchen today, talking about her long-standing love of pasta, her old-fashioned favorite kitchen tool, and her thoughts on food safe...

20 Things To Roast & Warm Up With

Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

From our friends at, whose weekly recipe contests we've been featuring on HuffPost Food, comes this great collection of recipes involving r...

Winter Mussels: A Super Bowl for the Super Bowl

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

The secret, and it is not much of a secret anymore, is to eat what is fresh and in season. Mussels are in season at Superbowl time and a super bowl of them is sure to be a hit at your party.

Process or Perish: Praise for Packaged Food

Karen Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Karen Kelly

Families can't always whip up a from-scratch meal every night. What kinds of canned, boxed or bagged items do you have in your pantry? And can you live without them?

The Case For Consommé

The Atlantic | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

Consommé is one of those classic French techniques anyone who attends cooking school learns to do. I've seen all sorts of chefs roll their eyes at co...

What's for Dinner? 5 Questions to Help You Figure It Out

Maria Rodale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Maria Rodale

Isn't that always the question? Every day? And a challenge for the cook, too. Sometimes it's easy and sometimes it's hard, but it's got to be answered...

Does Piers Morgan Ask Why Condi Rice Is Single? Let Me Count the Ways

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bella DePaulo

Now Piers Morgan has taken over in the King slot at CNN. With Professor Condoleezza Rice as one of his first guests, would he, too, turn out to be a matrimaniac?

How To Spruce Up Your Mac And Cheese, From Ina Garten

Posted 09.14.2011 | Women

Ina suggests ways to make decadent your tried-and-true, albeit slightly dull, recipe for mac and cheese. if(typeof AOLVP_cfg==='undefined')AOLVP_c...

How to Keep Herbs Fresh, From Ina Garten

Posted 09.14.2011 | Women

We all know that one major obstacle in the way of our using fresh herbs when we cook is that herbs are so hard to keep fresh! The Barefoot Contessa...

Ina Garten's Secret To Re-Heating

Posted 09.14.2011 | Women

Cook ahead of time and, days later, enjoy what you've made - or make the most of the family's leftovers - using this kernel of wisdom from The Bare...

"Pattern Recipes" -- The Cure for America's Cooking Crisis?

Linda Buzzell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Linda Buzzell

Michael Pollan has now decided that the American Food Crisis is actually the American Cooking Crisis. Why are fewer and fewer folks are preparing healthy meals from scratch?

Pimento Cheese, AKA Carolina Caviar

Meathead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

Maybe some are just discovering this Southern staple, but this down home traditional folkways cheese spread has always been big. Especially on Ritz Crackers at game time.

How To Host a Brunch Party

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

No matter what time you wake up,  we've figured out how to do a festive, fun brunch with no more than a hour or so of work.

Food: We Can't Live With It, but We Can Live Without It

Mark Steinberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Mark Steinberg

The problem with Marjorie's scrambled eggs was that they didn't smile like my mom's eggs. They seemed pale, like they'd had a bad night out. They looked like their estimated taxes were due.

Soccer And Hash At The Mill

Kalle Bergman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Kalle Bergman

One of my favorite past times when I visit Stockholm is to watch "my" soccer team Hammarby play. The club is absolutely legendary in Sweden, and has i...

You Say Yogurt, I Say Yoghurt, They Say Yaourt

Neil Zevnik | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Neil Zevnik

However you want to spell or pronounce it, this beneficially altered version of milk could save your life, or at least prolong it!

Travel the World Without Leaving Home

Alastair Humphreys | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Alastair Humphreys

Mulling over why I enjoy traveling, I realized that you don't need to head to the end of the world. This year, I've decided to experiment with exploring the world without leaving home.

Creamy Soup, Without The Cream

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

In high school, our best friend Carolyn (not to mention Jordana) was a vegetarian. This had a huge impact on our potlucks in early years, if this ode ...

Why Put Off for Tomarrow What You Can Eat Today?

Karine Bakhoum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
Karine Bakhoum

Sometimes it's better not to think about what we're eating and just enjoy the flavor and texture. Whenever I see a dish that contains bone marrow, there is no talking me out of it.