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6 Yummy Smoothies for Kids That Grownups Will Love Too

Can't get 'em to eat their fruits and veggies? These kid-friendly smoothie recipes will have your… >>

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12 Baking Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making

Even seasoned bakers may be surprised by these smart baking tips to properly read a recipe, frost a… >>

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These 10 Freezing and Defrosting Hacks Save Major Time and Money

Don't have hours to defrost your steak? Don't want to waste precious fruits and veggies? These… >>

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12 Things You Should Really Never Microwave

Popping the wrong foods, containers, or mugs in the microwave could make you sick, expose you to… >>

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These 7 Genius Flavored Ice Cubes Will Change Your Drinks Forever

Want to refresh your cold drinks? Serve creative iced teas, seltzers, and cocktails with these… >>

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7 Ways You Might Be Messing Up Your Sunday Pancakes

The secret to diner-perfect pancakes may be more science than art. Here's how to tweak your batter… >>

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Really? 13 Inventive Ways You Never Knew You Could Use Your Microwave

Think your microwave is only good for defrosting TV dinners? You can use your microwave to help… >>

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10 Cute, Creative Birthday Cake Alternatives

Instead of blowing out the candles on a traditional birthday cake this year, why not celebrate with… >>

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How to Cut a Mango? Dice an Avocado? 8 Clever Shortcuts to Peel and Slice

Speed up your cooking with these quick tricks to peel, slice, dice, and shuck your fruits and… >>

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11 Trending Superfood Veggies That Could Be the Next Kale

Tired of kale everything? Try one of these insanely healthy veggies to mix up your eating routine… >>

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8 Inventive Ways You Can Use Sugar (Besides Eat It)

Cutting back on sugar in the kitchen? Don't toss the whole box. From keeping flowers fresh to… >>

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5 Must-Eat Superfoods and Quick Ways to Turn Them Into Snacks

Eating healthy doesn't have to be a time-consuming chore. Cookbook author Cassie Johnston gives a… >>

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Food on a Stick! 9 Tasty Party Appetizers You Didn’t Know You Could Skewer

Hello, hostess with the mostess: These classic party appetizers get a cool upgrade when you simply… >>

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Best Job Ever? 5 Secrets About Professional Chocolate Tasters

Eating chocolate for a living may seem like the sweetest way to earn a paycheck, but one… >>

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5 Cozy, Simple Homemade Soup Recipes You Must Make Now

Spice up winter with these simple soup recipes that are healthy and easy to make, from Catherine… >>

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9 Ways to Keep Fruits and Vegetables Fresh Longer

Purge that guilt over food waste (and save cash and time grocery shopping) with these smart tricks… >>

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6 Pretty, Healthy Mason Jar Salad Recipes

Use mason jars to layer these salad recipes from YumUniverse's Heather Crosby for a fast lunch of… >>

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7 Lucky New Year’s Eve Foods

Many of the foods people traditionally eat for luck on New Year's Eve are believed to bring a year… >>

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20+ Perfect Christmas Appetizers

So you've decked out your house with homemade Christmas decorations and piled your hand-crafted… >>

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Feeding a Friendship: How a Simple Homemade Meal Forged a Bond I’ll Never Forget

For one woman homesick in a new city, a comforting chat over a thoughtful meal helped warm the soul. >>