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8 of Richard Sandoval’s Latin Recipes to Make at Home

He has over 30 restaurants across the world, and now you can bring home a taste of chef Richard… >>

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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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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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9 Thanksgiving Recipes with Secret Ingredients

Give one of the classics on your menu a little, delicious tweak, and your guests will be raving all… >>

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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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5 Refreshing Cocktails That Taste Like Fall

Up your drinks game with these hip fall cocktails from the book Shake. >>

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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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5 Genius Ideas for Decorating Store-Bought Cookies

Look what you can do with a bag of grocery-aisle cookies and some creative (and easy) decorating… >>

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How to Cook 10 Different Vegetables for the Best Flavor

When it comes to vegetables, one method of cooking does not fit all. For example, brussels sprouts… >>

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10 Grocery Sales You Didn’t Know to Look for at Thanksgiving, Christmas

The grocery store is where the real holiday deals are! >>

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10 Ideas for a Vegetarian Picnic

Throw a vegetarian-friendly picnic with these delicious recipes. >>

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7 Authentic Thai Recipes Any Home Cook Can Master

If you crave the taste of authentic Thai recipes, try creating these restaurant-quality Thai dishes… >>

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Easy Desserts That Showcase Seasonal Ingredients

When pears, apples, plums, and rhubarb are the star of the farmer's market, it's simple to turn… >>

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Easy Desserts With On-Hand Ingredients

If you have a few kitchen basics in the pantry, you should be able to make these easy, delicious… >>

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Grandma’s Lost Recipes, Found: The Best of Her Baked Goods

It's like having Nana in the kitchen with her treasured recipe box of time-tested recipes that bake… >>

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8 Winning Bake Sale Recipes

Stuck for inspiration as to what to take to this year's bake sale? These big-batch beauties like… >>

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5 No-Fail Quick Bread Recipes

If you have a craving for scones, blueberry muffins, Irish soda bread, and other easy quick breads… >>

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7 Easy Cookies From Grandma’s Recipe Box That Anyone Can Make

Even if you've never baked before, these cookies should be easy enough for you to follow along… >>

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50+ Secrets Your Waiter Won’t Tell You

What would servers from across the country tell you if they could get away with it? Well, for… >>

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Throwing a Dinner Party Like Gail Simmons

You might know the food writer Gail Simmons from her role as a judge on TV's Top Chef, but as the… >>