Cooking

Potatoes are a popular vegetable. One reason is because everyone loves French fries. Another is because people think potatoes are a fattening carbohydrate to be avoided at all cost. While fad diet ideas and French fries are not going anywhere anytime soon, don't leave out an important culinary treat...
 
Food and Health

The Environmental Working Group analyzes pesticide residue testing data from the USDA and the FDA to develop an annual list of the 12 fruits and vegetables that are most likely to be contaminated with pesticide residues that may be harmful to health. That’s the dirty dozen. They also have a list of the “clean fifteen,” which are the foods that are least likely to be contaminated.
 
Cooking

A tight budget doesn’t have to equal shortchanged nutrition. While items such as exotic produce, fresh fish and specialty whole-grain breads may need to be limited, there are still plenty of low-cost healthful foods to choose from. Connie Evers, MS, RD, nutrition consultant, writer and the author of How...
 
Cooking, Kids

National Nutrition Month is just a month away! Naturally I want to make sure that you have all the resources you need to support and inspire your audience. That's why today's kitchen hack answers this year's call to "put your best fork forward..."
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 

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Food and Health, Prevention

Trying to manage portion size can feel like a constant, impossible task. People face down huge portions at restaurants and are surrounded by oversized packages of processed foods at every turn. It can all get so overwhelming! Luckily, with a few simple tips, successful portion control can get easier! With the right management of your food supply and kitchen, you can enjoy your favorite foods without the portion distortion headaches...