Five Mistakes That Can Ruin a Summer Cookout

Five Mistakes That Can Ruin a Summer Cookout

Photo: Vincent Keiman on Unsplash I have a confession to make: I sometimes find it hard to relax at a cookout or pool party. While other guests are chatting away and happily sipping on cold drinks as the meal is being prepared, my food-safety radar is usually going...
Common Mistakes to Avoid When Cooking Chicken Breast

Common Mistakes to Avoid When Cooking Chicken Breast

Photo: Stacy Zarin Goldberg for The Washington Post After countless meals of dry, bland chicken breast, you might think that’s just the sacrifice you have to make when you are trying to eat healthy. But it doesn’t have to be that way! Avoid these common mistakes to...
Seven Surprising Ways to Use Pesto

Seven Surprising Ways to Use Pesto

A dollop of pesto is like flavor magic, instantly transforming everyday ingredients with its herbaceous savory essence. There are many variations of pesto, but the classic is made with basil, olive oil, pine nuts and parmesan cheese.  (See my recipe below.) I...
Surprising Ways to Use Canned Beans

Surprising Ways to Use Canned Beans

I have always kept a huge variety canned beans in my cupboard – black beans, chickpeas, white beans, pinto beans, lentils, and more. My friends used to make fun of me about it, but now that we’re facing the Corona quarantine they see how on point I have been all...
10 Ways Ideas About Healthy Eating Have Changed

10 Ways Ideas About Healthy Eating Have Changed

(Photo Credit:Photo by Anna Pelzer on Unsplash) Healthy isn’t what it used to be. I don’t mean that in the whiplash-inducing way all the clickbait headlines out there would have you think. Despite the seeming back and forth, there is remarkable consistency in core...

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