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Not Your Grandmother's Casserole

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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Last fall at my husband’s grandmother’s 100th birthday party in Minneapolis was when I first heard of “hotdish.” The word, sp...

5 Tips for Classic Fluffy Mashed Potatoes

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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My grandmother used to make the most amazing smooth-as-silk mashed potatoes that were never gummy, lumpy or dry. What was her secret? Tons of butter ...

Countdown to Thanksgiving: Green Bean Casserole Turns 55 -- Time for a Makeover?

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Green Bean Casserole was never part of my traditional Thanksgiving lineup. Which is odd since it’s been a Thanksgiving icon for 55 years. Yes, t...

The 5 Biggest Thanksgiving Turkey Mistakes & How To Avoid Them

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Even though Thanksgiving isn't upon us yet, it’s time to talk turkey.  Buying and roasting a bird can be intimidating, especially if you&rs...

Countdown to Thanksgiving: 4 Things You Can Do Right Now to Get Ready for Thanksgiving

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6 Foods to Ward Off Garlic Breath

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Garlic is one of those ingredients that I always have on hand: there’s a bulb on my kitchen counter and a jar of minced garlic in my fridge. I ...

How to Save $2,997 a Year on Food Without Even Noticing

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When I started doing research for our latest book, EatingWell on a Budget, I was blown away by the stats I came across. The one that sums it all up ...

Trick or Treat: The Hidden Health Risks of Food Dyes

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I have a hard time saying "no" to gummy candy. But I won't eat just any variety (bring on the bear-shaped gummies or anything sour-flavored, hold the ...

Food Label Lies: How to Sort Truth From Hype

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I live in Vermont. I have cows and goats as neighbors. I buy chickens from the farm a mile down my road. I’m the editor of EatingWell Magazin...

Beware: Misleading Ingredient Names Explained

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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I watch out for ingredients that sound healthy but aren't, and obscure ingredients that sound scary but are basically harmless.

6 Biggest Myths About Food Busted

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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The other day while I was making zucchini bread, I cracked an egg and dumped it right down the drain. Total mistake. (With a baby who still wakes up ...

10 Natural Superfoods You Can Eat Every Day

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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I don't want to have to remember a list of eat-this-once-a-week or once-a-month foods. So, I'm keeping it simple.

What's Fresh: How to Cook 20 Vegetables

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I’m a vegetable lover. I eat vegetables at least three times a day: sautéed chard stirred into scrambled eggs for breakfast, a big garden...

Why Veggie Burgers Aren't Always a Healthy Choice

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When my husband travels for business I don’t find much fun in putting a homemade dinner on the table for one—and then there are all the di...

Stalking Wild Watercress

One For The Table | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
One For The Table

Watercress is a highly underappreciated green, pushed out of the limelight by the likes of arugula and mizuna, even though it has all of their zip and less of their bite.

Are You a Supertaster? Mindless Eating and Your Taste Buds

Dr. Susan Albers | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Susan Albers

Supertasters have a much denser distribution of taste buds than medium and nontasters. So supertasters experience food as richer and tastier than other people.

Is Healthy Living the Privilege Of A Few?

Christina Pirello | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Christina Pirello

Healthy living runs the risk of becoming yet another liberal, elitist trend, looked down on by the mainstream. That would be tragic.

Now that I Am 60, What Can I Do To Stay Healthy? Here Is My List

Madan Kwatra | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Madan Kwatra

Ever since I recently turned 60, staying healthy has been on my mind. Staying healthy is not only good for me and my family, but it is also good for our country.

Real Food Rehab: The Flavor Bible

Dana Joy Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Dana Joy Altman

This book is the kitchen improviser's bible because it lists all the matching flavor affinities for each ingredient! So say you have beets in your fridge and you're not sure what to do with them.

Real Food Rehab: Because Beautiful Food Is Your Birthright

Dana Joy Altman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Dana Joy Altman

Eating well is a life skill. It's about learning to trust ourselves, getting back in touch with our instincts and returning to those things that nourish us and give us pleasure. Remember pleasure?

Why Aren't The Swiss Fat?

Tara Stiles | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tara Stiles

They seem to have an easier life -- we desperately need an escape from ours. My Swiss friends surprisingly couldn't report any of the names of the Jolie-Pitt kids and weren't interested in Jen.