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Hilary Meyer

How To Grill Seafood Perfectly Every Time

EatingWell | Posted 11.14.2012 | Taste
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For some reason, seafood seems to be one of the most intimidating foods to grill. Here are a few tips to help you achieve perfectly grilled seafood every time.

5 Surprising Foods You Should Refrigerate

EatingWell | Posted 10.01.2012 | Taste
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After one of the shelves on the door broke off for about the 100th time under the strain of every condiment known to man, I decided to finally do something about it.

5 Tips To Stop Wasting Food And Start Saving Money

EatingWell | Posted 09.15.2012 | Taste
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The average American wastes more than 200 pounds of food a year -- that's a lot of wasted dollars too!

10-Minute Homemade 'Soft-Serve'

EatingWell | Posted 09.08.2012 | Taste
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The secret to making creamy 'soft-serve' without a special machine lies in the bananas -- they're inherently soft and a little gooey when they're ripe.

The Secret To Juicy Pork Chops, Without The Fat

EatingWell | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
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Pork Chops are one of my favorite meats to grill. They're quick cooking and relatively cheap, but they haven't always been so well received.

5 Fast-Food Favorites You Can Make Healthier At Home

EatingWell | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
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Restaurant meals taste good and eating out sure is convenient. But some of the dishes we've come to love are costing our waistlines big-time.

Do Food Expiration Dates Really Mean Anything?

EatingWell | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
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Do we really need to throw food away by the date printed on the carton? If not, how long do we have before it really goes bad? And what does 'going bad' really mean?

The Best Way to Cut an Onion Without Crying

EatingWell | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
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Some people swear by holding a piece of bread in your mouth while cutting onions. Others say cutting them next to a candle or under running water helps. After trial and error, below are a few tips I've found that really work.

5 Fresh Foods You Shouldn't Keep In Your Fridge

EatingWell | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
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Now that spring has sprung, loading up on more fresh veggies, and that has me thinking about the best way to store them to keep them at their freshest.

5 Tips And Recipes For Healthy, Juicy Chicken Breasts

EatingWell | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
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I used to have a love-hate relationship with boneless, skinless chicken breast. On the love side, it's a lean, healthy protein but, its flavor is so mild and it always seemed to be dried out from being overcooked.

10 Bad Cooking Habits You Should Break

EatingWell | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
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Some habits can be tough to break. When it comes to cooking, you may have some bad habits that you're not even aware of. So, here are 10 common bad cooking habits that you should break.

Healthy Shortcuts To Shave Minutes Off Your Dinner Time

EatingWell | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
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I'm going to use some time-saving shortcuts to get a healthy dinner on the table for my family and get me a few extra minutes at the end of the day.

5 Bad Supermarket Habits To Break

EatingWell | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
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Five common pitfalls that can hinder weight loss or cause you to spend more at the grocery store, and I offer ways to avoid them.

7 Unexpected Uses For Your Microwave

EatingWell | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
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Chances are you have a microwave sitting somewhere in your kitchen. They've gotten smaller over the years, but even the most svelte version takes up precious real estate. It's time to put that baby to work.

5 Couscous Cooking Mistakes To Avoid

EatingWell | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
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When it comes to cooking a "starch" for your meal, there are few sides easier to make than couscous. It's simple, versatile and incredibly fast to cook -- it's ready in just five minutes!

5 Things You Should Learn To Cook In 2012

EatingWell | Posted 02.20.2012 | Food
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I'm pretty good in the kitchen, but there are a few areas that I feel I could improve upon. It's the simple things that trip me up the most -- maybe because I don't feel like I really need to follow the recipe (it's so easy!) or pay that much attention to the specifics.

Secrets To The Best Apple Pie

EatingWell | Posted 08.31.2012 | Taste
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Apple pie is an iconic American dessert. It's pretty simple to make; put together a crust, throw in some apples, bake and wham! Apple pie.

4 Bad Cooking Habits You Should Break

EatingWell | Posted 07.12.2011 | Food
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By Hilary Meyer, EatingWell Associate Food Editor Have you ever done this? You find an awesome recipe with a beautiful picture. You get all the ingre...

The Bacon Calculator: How Many Slices Does Your Dinner Equal?

EatingWell | Posted 06.08.2011 | Food
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Here are some menu items at a few popular restaurants and how much bacon you'd have to eat to get the same amount of saturated fat.

Oatmeal: The Perfect Breakfast?

EatingWell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food
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What did you have for breakfast this morning? At 7:30, I had a cup of cereal with skim milk. Sounds pretty healthy. In the scheme of things I could ha...