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Environmental Nutrition: A good meal plan for health

Environmental Nutrition When the clock approaches 5 p.m., do you start thinking about what's for dinner? Many people wing it when it comes to mealtime, hoping that a fridge full of food will inspire great culinary creations. But meal planning over spontaneity may lead to better eating. "Meal planning...

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  • Seriously Simple: Culinary mash-up makes one delicious seafood stew

    Cavallo Point, nestled under the Golden Gate Bridge in Sausalito, Calif., is a unique setting. Picture a U-shaped arrangement of cottages around a large, sloping grass field that was once an army base. All the cottages have been updated and are furnished beautifully. Some of them have wraparound...

      • EatingWell: Salad meets grill

        This salad of grilled vegetables and beans tossed with lemon and dill tops grilled portobello mushrooms smothered in melted fontina cheese for a healthy vegetarian main course. Grilled Portobellos with Chopped Salad Serves 4 Serving Size: 1 mushroom Active Time: 45 minutes Total Time: 45 minutes...

          • The Kitchn: The next generation of no-bake cheesecake bars

            TheKitchn.com Labneh is cheese made from strained thick yogurt. It's commonly eaten for breakfast in Mediterranean and Middle Eastern countries with olive oil and bread. At stores, you'll find it in the refrigerated section, sometimes labeled as "yogurt cheese." But if you don't see it there, it's...

              • The Kitchn: Kids will fall in love with this broccoli recipe

                TheKitchn.com Want to know the secret to getting my daughter to eat her broccoli? Marinating it in lemon juice and olive oil, then showering it in lots of Parmesan cheese before grilling it into tender submission. We polished off the whole bowl of florets covered in crisp, cheesy bits, fighting...

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                  • Pictures: Testing the perfect meat thermometer

                    The perfect meat thermometer

                    This grilling season, instead of relying on poking, stabbing and old-fashioned guessing to tell us when our meat is done, it is time to step up and find the perfect meat thermometer. We tried several types and found a wide range of accuracy and features. Word to the wise: When checking doneness,...

                      • Pictures: Get the scoop

                        Get the scoop

                        Who knew that there are almost as many ways to scoop ice cream as there are flavors at the grocery store? We did the research to find the most efficient tools to serve the ice creams, sorbets and gelatos you're dipping into this summer. From old-fashioned scoopers to newfangled spades, we checked...

                          • Gifts for the heart of the kitchen

                            Sweet, helpful kitchen gifts

                            A way to show thanks: For the mom who often gathers her family in the kitchen, to join in when she stirs up some sweet treat or preps the family dinner, consider these delicious, witty and helpful ideas to accompany a handful of tulips or a potted orchid. And a card, of course, perhaps a handmade...

                              • Pictures: The new crop of grilling gadgets

                                New spring grilling gadgets

                                We tested some fun gadgets to find out which will make your outdoor cooking more efficient and flavorful. We also found a few that might be best to avoid when restocking your culinary tool belt. Check out our choices before investing in a brightly colored silicone set or shiny new grill pan.

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                                  • Revisit the chopped salad with new twists

                                    Chopped salads

                                    Cube by cube, chopped salads deliver array of tastes, textures and colors

                                      • Making it better than takeout

                                        Shrimp with green chili

                                        Reconstructing a favorite shrimp stir-fry recipe at home

                                          • Sauté lettuce for unusual side dish

                                            Sauté lettuce for unusual side dish

                                            Cooking lettuce is uncommon in the United States, but my Chinese and Japanese friends feel any type of green is right for the wok. The secret to stir-frying lettuce is to make sure your wok or skillet is very hot and to cook the lettuce only seconds so that it remains crisp and colorful. The rich...

                                              • Recipe: Eggs stuffed with caviar

                                                Recipe: Eggs stuffed with caviar

                                                Simple yet elegant party appetizer will turn heads

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