Nutrition

Overnight Chicken in a Pot

It’s been a couple years now since at-home sous-vide has come into vogue. And for good reason: Who doesn’t want perfectly cooked food that you needn’t watch over every moment?…

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How to Make Your Best Pot of Chili

A pot of chili may be one of winter’s ultimate comforts. Hearty, filling, hot and well-suited for a long cook time on your stovetop, filling your kitchen with warmth and…

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Harness the Power of Garlic in Everyday Cooking

There are probably plenty of small but mighty ingredients hanging out in your kitchen. Cinnamon sticks, dried chili peppers, cardamom and herbs are all proof that size is definitely not…

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Artificial Dyes Fading, But Food Will Still Get Color Boosts

Many companies, including fast-food restaurants and Kellogg’s, are purging artificial colors from their foods, but don’t expect your burgers or cereal to look much different. Colors send important signals about…

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An Air Fryer Offers a Healthier Way to Cook Foods

In recent years, any tool that rendered people more efficient in the kitchen and more effective in reaching their health goals seemed to sell. The slow cooker launched the trend,…

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This Fried Rice Recipe Is a Lifesaving One-Pot Meal

Perhaps no one knows her way around a quick, improvised stir-fry better than cookbook author Grace Young (“poet laureate of the wok,” according to one food historian). Here are Young’s…

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New Ways to Handle Picky Eaters

Once upon a time, not too long ago, in a land not far from here, parents would force children to clean their plates during meals, regardless of their hunger level.…

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Fennel: Distinctive and Delicious

Fennel is the licorice-flavored vegetable for people who don’t like licorice. It is also, obviously, for people who do. Fennel can make a believer out of a licoricephobe because it…

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The Dangers of Childhood Dieting

I remember summer time as a time of freedom — eating and moving as we pleased, running wild until dark, when we’d collapse in bed dreaming of the next day’s…

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Use Fresh Local Tomatoes for Crispy Tomato Salad

Even though fresh local tomatoes start popping up at the market in July, they don’t really hit their peak until August — and that’s when I get happy. The tomato…

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