5 Plates That Make Food Way More Fun

Ever tried to pick out white plates at a department store? You’ll find 50 shades of white, complete with stone wear, fine china, and plain old plastic. But where’s the fun in that? Serve up supper on festive plates to bring a side of giggles to the table, whatever your age. Nothing invigorates an inattentive eater like the prospect of […]

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Fashion Week Has Us Craving Salad, Especially These 10 Vibrant Fall Salads

No doubt, there is an inherent overlap between food and fashion–from the public scrutiny of models’ diets to the fact that both food and clothing are required to fill our basic human needs. But the phrase, you are what you eat and what you wear, has taken on an entirely new meaning as the fashion and food worlds have come to collide in more overt, […]

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Chef’s Knife Basics: The Proper Way to Cut, Slice, and Chop the Most Popular Produce in Your Kitchen

  Think about it: Who taught you how to use a kitchen knife? It’s likely you picked up a few skills through watching someone else, or you simply “figured it out” yourself. Regardless of how you learned, unless you’ve attended culinary school and gone through focused training for it, it’s likely you don’t know exactly how to properly wield your Chef’s or the best way to cut the ingredients you use […]

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11 Food Shows and Documentaries Worth Binge-Watching This Fall

  Listen, I love watching food competitions as much as the next person. Seeing contestants battle it out in the kitchen for a coveted prize and chef-ly bragging rights, as opposed to the usual aggressive drink-throwing and screaming antics at restaurants featured in other reality television shows (ahem, Bravo’s Real Housewives franchise), is a much welcomed, drama-free relief. I mean, I can’t think of […]

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How to Make Veggies the Star of Your Dish

Tune in this week on the MyRecipes Facebook Page as Nikki Dinki, Food Network Star, and author of Meat on the Side, teaches us how to make her vegetable-focused dishes on Facebook Live. Highlighting a semi-vegetarian cuisine throughout her career, Nikki focuses on turning nutritious veggies such as squash and root vegetables into healthy dishes that all will enjoy. Look for her on our […]

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The 8 Best Foods to Get You Through a Breakup

If nothing else, the great Brangelina split of 2016 is a consoling reminder that no matter who you are, breakups blow. Even I, a woman willfully ignorant of celebrity happenings (real talk, I could not give less of a sh*t… I didn’t even know Angelina and Brad had SIX kids together until news of the divorce flooded the internet), couldn’t keep from acknowledging and shedding […]

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The Glass For Your Presidential Debate Drinking Games

The debates are tonight. You might not know all the issues, but we’re pretty sure you’re aware of the 2016 Presidential Debate Drinking Games that are out there. A few of our favorites? Drink when Hillary Clinton says Russia or together, or whenever she coughs. Drink when Donald Trump says China, Excuse Me, or Believe Me. Drink when anyone says Reagan. […]

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How Our Staff Plans to Survive Tonight’s Presidential Debate

  Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump go head-to-head for the first time tonight in what’s slated to be one of the most-watched debates in election history. The face-off, which will be broadcasted from Hofstra University, runs from 9-10:30 PM EST and will be televised on all major networks. According to The New Yorker, “By 9  PM EST, the nation is expected to have a blood-alcohol level of […]

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Game On! Meatless Monday Recipes for Monday Night Football

When I think of this time of year, two things come to mind: football and food. On Friday nights, fans all around the country gather together for high school football. Then on Saturday, parking lots are filled with trucks packed to the brim with coolers of tailgating fare and booze for college football. Living for the weekend isn’t just a […]

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One Man’s Scraps Are An Intern’s Treasure: Week 2

In this week’s installment of sh*t that I make at home with food that I scavenge at work, I bring to you four–count ’em, four–success stories of clever, resourceful home-cooking. If you missed last week’s adventures in the frugal yet undeniably awesome life of mine, you should probably get yourself up to speed. This week in the Time Inc. Food […]

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