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Meat Lovers: Which of Your Favorite Cuts Is Safest?

From chicken nuggets to fine steak, how different types of meat affect your risk of foodborne… >>

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Healthy Cooking Hacks: 9 Tiny Tricks That Cut Calories From Your Meals

Trying to eat more healthy home-cooked meals? You may be eating the right foods, but preparing them… >>

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15 Horrifying Fried Foods at State Fairs

Craving a heart attack? Check out the fare at your local State Fair. >>

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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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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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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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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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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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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. >>

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Cake in a Mug: 7 Absolutely Adorable Recipes

Who says you need a crowd for a cake? It's a snap to make one of these incredibly satisfying… >>

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9 Sneaky Menu Tricks That Influence Your Order

Move aside, appetite. Studies show that what you order, and how much of it you eat, has very little… >>

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5 Clever Ways to Use Leftover Halloween Candy

The average kid can consume up to 7,000 calories on Halloween. (Yes, you read that right.) Put… >>

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11 Storage Tricks to Make Your Foods Last Longer

Don't just save your food—save money with these insider tricks to making kitchen staples last a… >>

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8 Inedible Food Parts That Are Still Surprisingly Useful

Don't toss those kitchen tidbits yet! You can still make something out of what seems like nothing. >>

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The Best Pumpkin Beers to Try Now

Tuck into fall with these can't-miss pumpkin beer options. >>

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13+ Things TV Chefs Won’t Tell You

We went behind the scenes to hear from your favorite chefs on TV to learn their dirtiest kitchen… >>

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10 Food Festivals Worth a Pit Stop

Fuel up for the most unique (not to mention delicious!) summer food festivals across America. >>