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More than one professional chef has proven his culinary chops by introducing new and exotic ingredients to his menus. But let's face it--figuring out the perfect way to de-slime a cactus, work with blood sausage or master the many uses of alternative flours isn't easy. We're here to help. Our In the Pantry feature will walk you through when, where, why, and how to use some outside-of-the-box foods and ingredients. Before you know it, you'll be pushing the limits of your everyday menu with new spices and ingredients.
Learn how to cook quinoa, and discover the nutritional and creative advantages of using this healthy grain. We have suggestions and quinoa recipes to get you started.
Nutrition experts offer advice on how to avoid the dreaded "freshman 15" and other tips for healthy eating.
I'm a big fan of interesting flavors and learning how to use them in the kitchen. That experience moved chocolate from sweet to savory in my mind, and it's been a wild, delicious ride ever since.
Forget wine. These 10 U.S. craft breweries prove that beer has still got it -- no fancy glass required.
Bell peppers can add some color to your diet and help deliver a variety of health benefits.
Feeding your child a variety of colors ensures nutritional balance. These kid-approved ideas can help.
This fall, go for a healthier diet for you and your kids. These three fall power foods underscore healthy (and tasty) family fun.
Now is the time to promote healthy eating and good food choices among children, especially when obesity is a growing trend. These tips can help parents to guide their children toward an interest in food and to promote a healthy food relationship with eating.
Artisan breads is one the specialty classes you can take while in culinary school. Find out how much you can learn about the art and science of bread baking.