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How To Smoke A Turkey

With Thanksgiving just a few days away, it’s time to start considering how to cook the highly anticipated main dish – turkey! Southerners are known …

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14 Make-Ahead Lunch Recipes to Whip Up This Week

Brown-bagging the same old PB+J for lunch is sure to get old fast, but it’s hard to argue with the ease of a sandwich and some snacks. With a little advance planning though, you can enjoy tucking into a far more exciting meal at your desk all week long. These 14 make-ahead meals will make you the …

The Fat-Burning Food That Works for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Fuel your workweek with this easy and versatile ingredient.<p><i>Michele Promaulayko is the former editor-in-chief of</i> Women's Health <i>and author of</i> 20 Pounds Younger.<p>By now, we've all heard about—and maybe even tried—the exalted quinoa grain. But until I started tapping into the great minds of …

Cook A Delicious Hangover Cure

Enjoy the incredible prescription for recovery.<p>Sometimes in life you need to follow your gut.<p>I discovered this fact when I found shakshuka, a Tunisian casserole traditionally served for breakfast. Hangovers fear the meal of spicy sausage and poached eggs, but shakshuka tastes great any time of day …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>Happy New Year! It's officially 2015, which means some of you might have healthy-eating resolutions to stick to. But just because you're trading butter …

5 Brilliant Breakfast Hacks to Kick Off 2015

Your best year yet should begin with a breakfast fit for a champion, and we've collected our favorite how-to videos to get you started. It is the most important meal of the day, after all.<p><b>HOW TO MAKE AN OMELETTE</b><p>Here's a game-changing revelation: Omelettes should not be flipped. Learn how to make …

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25 Creative Lentil Recipes That Go Way Beyond Soup

From soups to salads, here are 23 of our favorite recipes to cook with a pantry staple, lentils.<p><b>One of the most humble pantry items is also one of our favorites</b>: The lentil. From stews and soups to salads and side dishes, they're a real recipe workhorse. Grab a pot and some stock—here are our …

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