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  1. How to tackle a kitchen full of dirty dishes
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    Your dinner party or nightly meal is over and you are faced with a stovetop of pans and skillets, a kitchen sink of mixing bowls and...
  2. How to make the most of your microwave
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    Seems like few households are without a microwave. While most people use the fast-cooking appliance for reheating foods, you can...
  3. How to substitute agave syrup for sugar in your favorite recipes
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    If you are looking for a healthier way to sweeten your diet, turn your taste buds on to natural sweeteners. Agave nectar, also...
  4. How to make expensive nut butters at home
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    Though supermarkets and natural food stores boast a growing array of yummy nut butters, you can save big bucks by making your own...
  5. Quiz: What's your family's food personality?
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    How does your family eat on a daily basis? Do you eat well? Do you think you need some help to eat better? Are you pressed for time...
  6. Mixing the new with the old: Convincing kids to try new foods
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    In your efforts as a parent to get your child to try new foods, you will have ups and downs as well as successes and failures....
  7. Ingredient substitutions for fun and flavor
    Even the best mom chef gets into a rut. No matter how much you love your regular routine of meals, how efficient you are in the...
  8. Letting kids take the lead when trying new foods. Well, kinda.
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    Some kids seem to be better about it than others, but most kids go through at least a little bit of turning up their noses and...
  9. Intensifying flavors using reduction
    When you've been out at a restaurant and tasted a sauce with a certain intensity of flavor and a quality to the body of the sauce...
  10. Roasting tips and tricks
    You probably roast a tasty chicken once or twice a month and a delicious turkey at least once a year. But how often have you really...
  11. Caramelizing vs. burning
    We've all been there. Watching the toast in the toaster, trying to get it to just the right level of toastiness. One moment it's a...
  12. Converting international recipes to American measures
    Perhaps more during the holidays than at other times of the year, people use the internet to look for special recipes for special...
  13. Fun food project: Making edible origami with wonton wrappers
    With winter on its way, are you looking for rainy (or snowy) day boredom busters to keep your kids entertained? How about a fun food...
  14. Homemade cheese!
    While we were on vacation, I came across a book called, "The Home Creamery." Glancing through it, I was instantly intrigued. It has...

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