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Entries from the ‘Cooking Tips’ Category

Fast-Forward, The Art of Prepping Ahead: Spinach Manicotti in Creamy Tomato Sauce

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Learn to break a long recipe into smaller pieces and do advance prep—dinner will be on the table in a snap!…

WTF? What's That Food? It's Okra! (and how to cook it so it's slime-free)

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What is this food? It's okra!…

3 secrets to making your own ice cream sandwiches

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In my personal hierarchy of frozen treats, fudge pops beat fruit pops, and fruit pops beat Italian ices. But nothing, and I mean nothing, beats ice cream sandwiches! …

the tofuxpress is a tofu-pressing powerhouse

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It's widely known that pressing tofu to remove excess liquid can make for a meatier final product that better absorbs dressings, marinades, and sauces. (Check out our Tofu-Vegetable …

the spaghetti squash secret

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This time of year, there's no shortage of food-related resolutions, but most come down to this: Eat more of the good stuff, less of the bad stuff. Spaghetti …

from our iPhone app: how to clean a cutting board

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If you ask 10 people how to clean a wooden cutting board, you very well might get 10 different answers! Here's Sarah Carey, a co-host of the Everyday …

make-ahead smoothies

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As a native Californian, I have a soft spot for fruity, refreshing smoothies and was "totally stoked" (as they say in Cali) for the "Super Smoothies" story in …

Holiday Gift: 101 Things I learned in culinary school

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This compact, stocking stuffer-sized gem is jam-packed with tons of great information. Relevant tips, little-known facts, and handy guides abound inside a book that will surely be a …