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Just because the packaging claims it's healthy doesn't mean the food is low in sodium. We've got 10 recipes to keep the salt at bay and your health in check.

By Stefani Newman & Emilie Sennebogen

You've picked tomatoes from your garden and made a scrumptious homemade sauce on your stove. But the consistency just isn't right. Don't worry; there are a ton of ways to thicken up your sauce.

By Sara Elliott

See what Latin American recipes Digna Carpio, mother of a tween and sextuplets manager, whips up in the kitchen for her family.

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Steak is a classic eyes-bigger-than-your-stomach food. Most people think they can finish the huge juicy goodness of a 24-ounce steak, but more often than not, they can't. What do you do with all of the leftover steak?

By Sara Elliott & Gallagher Flinn

Few people will dispute the fact that foods like French fries and pancakes are best eaten hot from the deep fryer or griddle, but some day-old foods actually taste better than fresh ones. Which ones made our list?

By Alia Hoyt & Danielle Fisher

If you eat the kind of salsa that comes in jars, you're missing out on a world of fresh flavors and spices that accompany the homemade variety. From sweet, juicy mangoes to spicy peppers, these salsa recipes tantalize the palate.

By Gallagher Flinn

Cooking can be quite a challenge, and for many guys, it's just easier to let others do it or live off food that comes pre-prepared in boxes, cans and bags. But you'll feel awfully proud when you get to call out "Soup's on!"

By Chris Obenschain

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Ketchup's not just the perfect complement to a plate of hot, salty fries. It also serves as the base for some truly delicious savory sauces that aren't just for kids.

By Shanna Freeman

Comfort foods made a splash after two world wars and the Great Depression took their toll on the United States. Meatloaf, mashed potatoes and casseroles entered the menus of households across the country, as did the comfort food king: mac and cheese.

By Emilie Sennebogen

What started out as a meal that thrifty mothers can make for their families has turned into a comfort food staple. But if you're tired of the same old meatloaf invading your kitchen, then it's time to spice it up.

By Emilie Sennebogen

Roll up your sleeves and pull out your deep fryers! It's time to flex your frying muscles and try something new. Discover some of the latest and greatest foods to fry.

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Pasta is a great base to use for a main dinner dish or for a light lunchtime salad. But you may be tired of the same old boring pasta recipes. Don't worry; there's lots you can do to spice it up.

By Emilie Sennebogen

Need a little ooh-la-la in your cooking? French cuisine may be one of the most sophisticated in the world, but that doesn't mean you can't turn out some French-inspired dishes from your suburban U.S. kitchen.

By Chris Obenschain

Most health magazines advocate turning up your nose at fat-laden dishes such as Kung Pao chicken. While Americanized Chinese food is known for its MSG content, authentic Chinese cooking is far better for you.

By Chris Obenschain

Thai cuisine is a testament to the marriage between religion and food. Buddhism's influence over the distinctive, flavorful elements used in Thai cooking allows for creative experimentation in the kitchen.

By Chris Obenschain

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Italian cooking revolves around such staples as pasta, olive oil and hearty tomato sauce. It's as rustic as you want it to be. Who needs pizza delivery when you can master Italian cooking at home?

By Chris Obenschain

You like steak, but you don't like paying for it. Fortunately, you can recreate steak house-quality meals at home for pennies on the dollar. All you need is a little planning and steak savvy.

By Josh Clark

Fried chicken. Barbeque. Biscuits and gravy. Collard greens. Black-eyed peas. Grits. Fried green tomatoes. Sweet tea. Peach cobbler. Pecan pie. The cuisine of the American South is as varied, as interesting and as diverse as its history.

By Richard Winter

Restaurants and grocery stores seem to think Black Angus Beef is the bee's knees. But most steak consumers have no idea why. What's all the hype about?

By Rosalind Jackson

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Use these quick summer meal tips to create delicious dinners without heating up your kitchen. You might be surprised to find that you can create summer meals without having to turn on the oven. Find out how to keep summertime cooking fast and easy.

By the Editors of Easy Home Cooking Magazine

Our tips for cooking meat include information on choosing and cooking game meats. Game meats can be a great alternative to the old standbys of beef, pork and chicken. Learn about cooking meat, types of sausages and carving roast meats.

By the Editors of Easy Home Cooking Magazine

Coconut on pizza may sound strange to you, but this topping is the tops in Costa Rica. See our list of favorite pizza toppings in 10 countries, including minced mutton, curry, and eel!

By the Editors of Publications International, Ltd.

We've compiled a list of fun and interesting facts about an American food icon - pizza. Whatever style or variety - from thick, Chicago-style deep-dish stuffed with gobs of cheese to a thin-as-a-cracker crust topped with veggies - pizza invariably makes it to the top of "favorite foods" lists.

By the Editors of Publications International, Ltd.

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Italian food has always been popular, but today it includes more than just a plate of spaghetti. Learn about the different types of Italian cooking, and find out new ways to make old favorites.

By the Editors of Easy Home Cooking Magazine

If you’re a clean freak, the thought of a meal cooked on an ongoing basis in a vessel that’s never washed may horrify you. But some swear by nosh prepped in perpetuity.

By Maria Trimarchi