Food and Recipes

Here is a place for you to play with your food -- literally: enjoy, have fun with and celebrate food -- but don't worry, we'll still help you get dinner on the table every night.

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Finding it a challenge to get your family to eat healthy? Learn how to incorporate more vegetables, fruits, and whole grains.

By the Editors of Easy Home Cooking Magazine

Knowing the difference among the many types of cream can have a big impact on your recipe. There are several categories of cream, and, to make matters more confusing, what's popular in one part of the country may not even be found in another region. Get the facts about cream and try these recipes.

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Dessert is one of the sweetest pleasures in life. Learn about baked and frozen fruit treats, low-calorie delectibles and how to make your own ice cream. Find dessert tips and recipes in this article.

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In today's fast-paced world, who has time to bake delicious brownies, biscuits, and other desserts from scratch? Luckily there are plenty of baking mixes available for making quick desserts that taste like you spent hours baking. Read more.

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A slow cooker can give you a home-cooked meal even if you're stuck working long hours. This article answers common slow cooker questions. Learn about using a slow cooker, including advice on slow cooker size, food safety, and more.

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How do you know when bread dough has risen enough? The answer is at your fingertips. Learn about the properties of yeast and dough and get tips and recipes on bread making.

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In addition to iceberg, most supermarkets offer other varieties of lettuce, such as boston, bibb, and romaine. Read this article to find out more about the different varieties and how to incorporate them into your meals.

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Chicken is an economical and versatile meat that is used in most American meals. How much do you know about cooking chicken? Find common questions about cooking chicken, answers, and tips to help with your next chicken dinner.

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Cooking with chocolate is full of challenges, from which type to use to how to melt it. Cooking with chocolate can produce some excellent desserts that will be the hit of any party. Find answers to common questions about cooking with chocolate.

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A diet that includes good fats such as olive oil can protect your heart by raising your beneficial cholesterol and providing protection from heart disease. Get your questions answered about oil olive and oil substitutions in recipes.

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Successful cooking and baking requires that you follow the oven temperature in the recipe. This article answers oven questions, such as how to check oven temperature, how a convection oven differs from a conventional oven, and more.

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This article has the answers to your parchment paper questions. Parchment paper can help you eliminate the need to grease baking pans, and makes for easy clean-up. Learn what parchment paper is, and how you can use it in baking and other cooking.

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By using these low-sugar baking tips, you can enjoy sweet treats without worrying about ruining your diet. Reducing your sugar intake is one of the most difficult aspects of maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Learn more low-sugar baking tips.

By the Editors of Easy Home Cooking Magazine

Coffee is a great pick-me-up, but how much do you really know about it? Find coffee questions and answers, including how to add flavor to your favorite brew and the best way to store coffee. Learn more here.

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Condensed milk and evaporated milk may have similar names, but the two are very different. We explain when to use which one.

By Stephanie Vermillion

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Eating whole grains as part of a healthy diet can help reduce the risk of heart disease, some types of cancer, and Type-2 diabetes. Learn more about the benefits of whole grains.

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It's easy to fall into a monotonous meal routine, but it's just as easy to change it up a bit, too. The next time you're at the market, try to pick up some items that will give "pop" to a dish Get tips and ideas.

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Using correct baking methods can make baking a cake a piece of cake. Learn various useful baking methods and tips in this article and soon enough you'll be a master in the kitchen.

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Baking involves precision and good measure, but that doesn't mean it has to be difficult. Learn the answers to common baking questions, including how to ice a cake and how to ship your baked treats. Get started on your next sweet-tooth journey.

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Gelatin is an translucent and often unflavored element often used in cooking. Learn what gelatin is, how to measure it for cooking or baking, and how to use it in this article.

Cheese is everywhere. But what exactly is it? Where does it come from, how is it made -- and why is some of it so stinky?

By Shanna Freeman

Pasta is a common dinner item, but preparation isn't always a piece of cake. Ideally, pasta should be served immediately after cooking, but sometimes this isn't possible. How can you keep it warm until serving time? Learn some of the answers to questions about pasta.

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These days, soda pop is more than just cola and lemon-lime. See our list of 17 obscure brands of soda pop, including Pickle Juice "Sport" and DraCola.

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Many fast foods contain nearly all of a person's daily fat and calorie requirements. Learn the calories and fat in 36 fast foods, including the Baconator and a Double Whopper with cheese.

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Even the simplest foods can be expensive. See a list of 11 of the world's most expensive foods -- some you would never guess -- including a high-priced pizza and hamburger.

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