Arthritis Help: Cooking Tips for Managing Arthritis Pain


There’s more to healthy cooking than the ingredients. For those living with rheumatoid arthritis, cooking can take a toll on the body. Seamus Mullen, award-winning New York chef seen on The Next Iron Chef and Chopped, said “cooking is really a full-body activity, if you think about it – you’re using your hands mostly but […]

Cookbook Drive: Donate Cookbooks to Help Domestic Violence Survivors

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Take a look around your home – how many cookbooks do you have that you’ve barely used for years? Wouldn’t it be great to pass them on to someone who needed them, while simultaneously helping a great cause? Well, here’s the perfect opportunity. (If you donate a cookbook, you could get a prize, too! Read […]

Calling All Foodies! Join Our Editorial Board for Exclusive Opportunities


Is food more than a necessity, for you? If food is also a hobby, and you love talking about food, writing about food, trying new recipes and engaging with other people about food, then you’re the kind of foodie we’re looking for. We’re proud to announce that we’re launching a Food Editorial Board! Anyone is […]

What’s the Difference Between a Fry Pan and Saute Pan? + Win a Pan Trio!

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Skillets, saute pans, fry pans… They’re all pretty much the same, right? Well, not quite. For instance, as much as we love skillet recipes, we’d actually probably make them in a saute pan, not a skillet. But let me back up a moment. What’s the difference between a fry pan, a saute pan, and a […]

The Best Kitchen Gadgets You Could Ever Own (Giveaway!)

Best Kitchen Gadgets Giveaway

While I love everything in and about my kitchen, there are definitely certain kitchen tools and utensils that I could never live without. The best of the best kitchen gadgets, you know? It’s so hard for me to go to a store like Sur La Table and Bed, Bath, and Beyond because they stock the […]

Happy 75th Birthday, Slow Cooker!


The slow cooker (as we know it) turns 75 this week! On Jan. 23, 1940, inventor Irving Naxon received a patent for his cooking apparatus, the ‘Naxon Beanery,’ which would later become the Crock-Pot. Without this amazing invention, wouldn’t be able to provide you with thousands of recipes that you can set and forget. […]

Soul Food: 13 Recipes Inspired by African American Heritage


Happy Martin Luther King, Jr. Day!  It’s easy to admire a man who’s inspired so many people in America, both during his life and long after his death. As you may know, Dr. King was a southern man, spending much of his life in Alabama. Favorite foods in that area in the time that he […]