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Ten fruits and vegetables you're storing wrongly

Store separately: fruit and vegetables.

You bring home fresh fruits and vegetables, stash them in the refrigerator and then wonder what the heck …


Memorial Day BBQ: Seven things you can grill that aren't meat

I was going to start this article by consoling all vegetarians and vegans, reminding them they don’t need to feel sorry if attending a BBQ on Memorial Day. This is my first mistake: they don’t need consoling. My second mistake: not addressing meat eaters here.

Yes, of course carnivores like you …

Food (UK)

Eat These 5 Foods to Lose 5 Pounds

Easiest meal plan ever?

Want to lose five pounds the healthy way? All you need to do is pick up these five simple ingredients on your next trip to the …


How to Buy and Clean Wood, Plastic and Bamboo Cutting Boards

I've broken every unwritten cutting board rule there is: I don't wipe my wood board with mineral oil. I let my boards soak in the sink. I don't use a …


Cooking Crustaceans, Plus the Condiments That Go With Them

Header image: CHOW

From weekends at the shore to mega-blockbuster movies in an overly air conditioned theater, some things are best enjoyed during the …


Fried Chicken Recipe


Place buttermilk in a large, shallow nonreactive dish and add chicken. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or overnight.

Combine …

Chicken Recipes

Food Tool Friday: Make Grilled Cheese in Your Toaster with No Mess

Grilled cheese is one of my favorite foods, ever. However, there are times in my life when I haven't had access to a full kitchen, and it's pretty …

Comfort Food

Memorial Day Weekend Food Safety Tips From USDA

Memorial Day weekend marks the unofficial start to summer, and many Americans will celebrate with cookouts, camping, road trips and other activities …


Salmonella Cases Linked to Raw Tuna Sushi Now Total 53 People in 9 States

According to updates posted Thursday by both the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration …


Grilled Asian Chicken with Bok Choy, Shiitake Mushrooms, and Radishes Recipe


Arrange all vegetables on large rimmed baking sheet. Brush vegetables lightly on both sides with 1/3 cup Mango-Sesame Dressing; sprinkle …

Chicken Recipes

Herb-Crusted Goat Cheese

Use lots of fresh herbs to make this easy, elegant appetizer that’s perfect for serving at a cocktail party.


ConAgra Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor, Agrees to Pay $11.2 million for Peter Pan Outbreak

Omaha-based ConAgra Foods Inc. has reached a plea agreement with U.S. attorneys that will see its ConAgra Grocery Products Company plead guilty to a …

Peter Pan

Monsanto's Worst Fear May Be Coming True

A chicken salad from Chipotle Mexican Grill. The company recently decided to stop selling products containing GMOs. (Photo: Elvert Barnes)Want to


Bacon & Egg Breakfast Muffins

Eggs and muffins take around the same time to bake. So I wondered – is it possible to bake eggs IN muffins? Turns out you can. So finally, I’ve got a


Mediterranean Diet-Inspired Meals

6 Mediterranean Diet-Inspired Meals To Try Tonight

The Mediterranean diet has been getting a lot of press over the last decade, and for good reason. …


Kids are eating junk food before they reach their second birthday, says USDA researcher

Speaking at an educational event in Napa Valley hosted by the Peanut Institute earlier this month, Alanna Moshfegh, research leader in the food …

Healthy Eating

Roasted Asparagus : Ina Garten

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten


2 pounds fresh asparagus
• Good olive oil
• Kosher salt, plus extra for sprinkling
• Freshly ground black …


9 Foods to Stop Buying and Start Making Yourself At Home

Ritz crackers are about as close to perfect as a food can get. Period. End of story. Want to make a better Ritz in your home kitchen? You can try. …


10 Important Qualities For Success That Are Often Overlooked

When talking about success, people are more focused on strategy, character, and hard work. But they fail to realize that success is absolute, and …


We Asked, You Cooked: Cheesy Cauliflower Casserole — Fan Photos | FN Dish

Macaroni and cheese, hold the mac — that’s the idea behind this week’s We Asked, You Cooked dish: a top-rated Cauliflower “Mac” and Cheese Casserole …


Don’t Mis: The Best Healthy Foods to eat before and After Your Workout

Eating is a healthy heart means filling your plate with fruits and vegetables. Paying attention to fiber eating fish times a week and limiting …


Intermittent Fasting: Good or Bad? | Healthy Eats

This “fast and feast” style of eating is the new way of dieting. One day you “fast” by limiting food to 500 calories, while the next you “feast” by …


A day in the English vineyards — jamie goode's wine blog

Spent the day today driving round English vineyards with two Canadian wine peeps, Andrew and Nicole. We visited three of the finest English …


20 Basic Cooking Hacks Everyone Should Know

Wise old women will tell you that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach, but any experienced man will also tell you that one of the best …


Quinoa Tabbouleh with Feta : Ina Garten


Pour 2 cups of water into a medium saucepan and bring to a boil. Add the quinoa and 1 teaspoon of salt, lower the heat and simmer, covered, …

Ina Garten

Mobile Retail Trailers, the New Food Trucks of Retail?

Businesses are going mobile. And that doesn’t just mean they’re using smartphones and tablets to stay in touch. Some businesses are actually taking …


mushrooms and greens with toast

Regarding the ever-present stacks of cookbooks around the apartment, my mother joked to me on Sunday that I should open a library. She’s probably …


Are You Handling Raw Chicken The Wrong Way? | The Trouble with Chicken | FRONTLINE

Americans eat 8 billion chickens a year. That’s right — billion with a “B.”

But about one in four pieces of raw chicken carry salmonella, and salmonella from poultry sickens 200,000 Americans a year, according to government data.

Handling chicken properly and cooking it well is supposed to get rid of …


Soybean and Mung Bean Sprouts Recalled for Listeria Risk

Good Seed Inc. is recall all packages of soybean sprouts and mung bean sprouts because they of potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes.

The …