The Kitchen

Don’t Be Fooled By These “Healthy” Breakfast Foods

Don’t Be Fooled By These “Healthy” Breakfast Foods

We always hear that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It’s more than just an old wives’ tale. It actually boosts your energy levels and alertness, and jumpstarts your metabolism. That’s why you should be eating something healthy. Unfortunately, lots of foods on grocery store shelves that …

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Kick Dinner Up a Notch With This Easy Taco Soup

Kick Dinner Up a Notch With This Easy Taco Soup

At my house, it seems like it’s Taco Tuesday every day. Even when it’s not Tuesday! That’s because my oldest daughter loves tacos. Actually, I’m not even sure that “love” fully encompasses it. She’s obsessed. I don’t even ask her what she wants for dinner anymore, because I always know …

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The Few Times You Shouldn’t Use Vinegar to Clean

The Few Times You Shouldn’t Use Vinegar to Clean

Vinegar boasts so many different uses that it definitely deserves a spot in every home. Just the other day, I was pulling out my handy-dandy vinegar spray bottle when my husband asked, “Is there anything vinegar can’t do?” We laughed, but it got me thinking. With all the different ways …

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Tips for Making Chef-Worthy Food at Home

Tips for Making Chef-Worthy Food at Home

Not to brag or anything, but I’m a pretty good home cook. I’m certainly no professional chef. I’ve had no formal training, and I probably wouldn’t survive the pressures of a professional kitchen. At the same time, I really enjoy cooking. Even still, throwing together the same pot of spaghetti …

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No More Wasted Greens: How to Keep Them Fresh Longer

No More Wasted Greens: How to Keep Them Fresh Longer

Nothing says summer to me quite like a light, fresh salad. And really, bagged greens are a grocery list staple all year round — and for good reason. They’ve got plenty more uses beyond salads. I mean, if there’s one thing I’ve learned from countless hours of watching Food Network, …

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