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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Meatballs are a great addition to all types of pasta, and even better, they are relatively simple to make. Follow the guidelines in this article to help you make a perfect meatball every time.

By the Editors of Easy Home Cooking Magazine

Eggs are one of the world's most versatile foods. They can be prepared in many ways -- from simple scrambled eggs to an elegant omelet. Learn all about cooking eggs with the help of this article.

By the Editors of Easy Home Cooking Magazine

Preparing a classic holiday turkey is easier than it looks, but it does take some careful planning and timing. Get tips on how to properly grill, roast and carve a turkey.

By the Editors of Easy Home Cooking Magazine

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A chicken casserole is easy to prepare and always tastes great. We've got plenty of variations for you to choose from, too -- read these useful tips for cooking a chicken casserole and check out ten great recipes.

By the Editors of Easy Home Cooking Magazine

Not only is fish easy to cook and versatile, it's also delicious and nutritious! Learn how to cook fish, whether you prefer to bake, poach, pan-fry, or use another cooking method.

By the Editors of Easy Home Cooking Magazine

The possible combinations of pasta and sauce are limitless and may even be a little intimidating. Learn about choosing and making the many delicious types of pasta in this article.

By the Editors of Easy Home Cooking Magazine

Lobster is usually considered a luxury food item, but you can enjoy this shellfish more economically if you cook it at home. Learn different ways to cook lobster with the help of this article.

By the Editors of Easy Home Cooking Magazine

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If you're a healthy eater who turns to pizza as an occasional junk-food splurge, you may experience some guilt after you've downed a few (or five or six) slices of cheesy, empty-carb heaven. But soon, that could all change. Sort of.

By Julia Layton

The world really has two different meanings for the word fruit. There is the use of the word when you go to the grocery store, and then there's the use of the word by a botanist. Find out if tomatoes make the cut.

As it turns out, beer is not the only factor in the 'beer goggles' effect. And scientists have come up with a fancy formula to prove it -- and let you calculate just how far off you are.

By Julia Layton

Goji berries: cancer-fighting superfood or overhyped cure-all? Learn about goji berries - health benefits and why some people think goji berries can prevent cancer.

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Olive oil is one of the most versatile ingredients you'll find at the grocery store. Knowing how it gets from the tree to your table will help you understand how to get the most out of it.

By Gayle A. Alleman

Sure, you could buy garlic at the store. But it's just as easy to grow your own, and it keeps for months. Find out how to plant, harvest and store garlic.

By Gayle A. Alleman

Vinegar is a must-have ingredient for vinaigrettes, marinades, food preservation, or any recipe that needs a little extra kick. You'll be astounded at all the things this seemingly simple condiment can do.

By Gayle A. Alleman

Grilling food is one of summer's treats. With new grilling methods, you can now grill year-round to enjoy the sweet smoky barbecue taste. Learn how to grill all types of food in this article.

By the Editors of Easy Home Cooking Magazine

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Grilling is a great cooking technique. Whether you're cooking on a gas grill or charcoal grill, we'll help you master the best grilling techniques paired with some great grilling recipes.

By the Editors of Easy Home Cooking Magazine

A study published recently in the online version of the journal Nature has been called the "Holy Grail of aging research." Find out if obese humans should switch from white wine to red wine."

By Julia Layton

The holidays can be a challenging time of year for people who are trying to watch what they eat. If you have diabetes, the challenge becomes even greater. This article offers plenty of suggestions on how to enjoy your favorite holiday treats.

By the Editors of Diabetic Cooking Magazine

The stories of evil strangers tainting Halloween candy and apples with poison, glass and razor blades have prevailed for several decades. But are they true?

By Stephanie Watson

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Whether chicken comes on the bone, or as boneless, skinless, breasts, there are methods to prepare it in order to make your best dishes even tastier. Learn how to prepare chicken.

By the Editors of Easy Home Cooking Magazine

There are so many chicken options in the grocery store, it's often difficult to decide what to buy. Learn guidelines for buying chicken, safe storage and handling, as well as delicious chicken recipes.

By the Editors of Easy Home Cooking Magazine

You've heard the phrase, "it looks good enough to eat." Garnishes are designed for that very reason. Complement the flavor and style of the food you're serving with these beautiful garnishes.

By the Editors of Easy Home Cooking Magazine

Making homemade bread for the first time can be a bit tricky. But don't let that prevent you from trying. Our step-by-step will show you exactly how you can make it a success, on your first try.

By the Editors of Easy Home Cooking Magazine

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When eating out, it's hard to monitor what ends up on your plate. Many restaurants, though, have begun to pay attention to diet trends and help customers eat more healthfully. Learn about low-carb dining.

By Cathy Leman

Do you think carbohydrates are sometimes the enemy? Well, the fact is that we can't live without carbohydrates. You can have your carbs, maintain good health, and control your weight, too. Learn more about the importance of carbohydrates.

By Cathy Leman