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    I tried making Guy Fieri’s signature recipes for a week, and I didn’t love my whole trip to Flavortown

    I tried making and eating Guy Fieri’s signature and favorite recipes for a whole week. Ethan Miller /GettyImages; Lara Walsh for Insider For one week, I recreated seven of Guy Fieri’s signature recipes and favorite go-to meals to see if they lived up to their hype. I was surprised by the number of ingredients required for the dishes, making some recipes more expensive and time-consuming than I had anticipated. Some dishes, like the Texas French toast bananas foster, were well worth the extra effort and will become a regular part of my cooking arsenal. Others, like the Texas chili,   Read More

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    Tyra Banks Says Son York, 4, ‘Loves Making His Own Recipes’

    Mom’s little sous chef! Though Tyra Banks has been open about her own lack of cooking skills, her 4-year-old son, York, “loves” to spend time in the kitchen. Tyra Banks, Minka Kelly and More Stars Who’ve Taken Cooking Classes Read article “He totally is interested in cooking,” the model, 46, told Us Weekly exclusively on Tuesday, July 28. “He loves grabbing his step-stool or a low chair and standing on it at the kitchen counter so that he can mix any ingredients.” According to the America’s Next Top Model creator, York, whose father is Banks’ ex-boyfriend Erik Asla, also enjoys   Read More

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    3 tips for making healthy meals easier this summer — from a registered dietitian

    Months into quarantine living, it’s the height of summer and we’re collectively navigating a new normal that requires us to keep reacquainting ourselves with our kitchens and pantries. For some, dealing with cooking sparks more frustration than joy, and that frustration can be made worse by financial strain, stress and limited time — all of which can lead to a bad case of quarantine fatigue. Has the COVID-19 pandemic worn you out or derailed your regular nutrition routine? Perhaps you’ve found yourself in need of a new perspective and a positive way of reframing your food choices without   Read More

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    Is It Healthy to Cook With Lard? Experts Say It Depends on What You’re Making

    Photo credit: Maximilian Stock Ltd. From Prevention Lard brings to mind traditional meals like flaky pie crusts and fresh Mexican tamales. For many people, it’s also associated with negative health effects such as heart disease, which is why lard has fallen out of favor over the last few decades. But what exactly is lard and is it ever the healthier choice? What is lard and how is it used? Ever cooked bacon and saved the grease for something else? Well, then, you’re familiar with lard! Lard is rendered pork fat, which has been strained for a smooth, white fat.  Read More

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    30 Celebrities Making Serious Dough in the Food Industry

    Trisha Yearwood is known for her signature sound, and Ryan Gosling got his start on the silver screen. However, both of these celebs used their fame to cook up successful careers in the kitchen, as well. From opening their own restaurants to hosting top cooking shows, some actors and musicians are as hot inside the kitchen as they are out. While it might not be clear how much revenue they’ve earned from their adventures in eating, it’s clear that they’re taking a bite out of the food industry and growing their business empires. Last updated: July 23, 2020 Chrissy   Read More

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    The Ultimate Guide to Making Your Own Baby Food

    Photo credit: Rimma_Bondarenko – Getty Images From Good Housekeeping You don’t have to be a master chef to start making your own baby food at home. Although pre-packaged options are convenient and typically have a long shelf-life, homemade baby food has a slew of advantages which start with knowing exactly what you are feeding your baby. By using your own ingredients and controlling the cooking process, homemade baby food is free from preservatives, less processed than the packaged varieties, and full of fresh nutritious ingredients. “Traditional baby food is heat pasteurized which kills many of the nutrients and results in   Read More

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    This Incredible Tool Cuts Down on the Time and Mess of Making Baby Food—and I’m Obsessed

    For the first three months of feeding my baby purees, I struggled. Hard. My painstaking process of steaming and chopping veggies was … well, a pain. I was using a large old metal strainer, various pots, and a food processor to steam and puree peas, sweet potatoes and carrots for my baby’s first foods. It’s only in the past couple months that I finally got wise. A friend of mine was using a Béaba Babycook machine to make all her baby’s food, and I was immediately fascinated. But was this another device that would sit on my counter, never to   Read More

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    If You Love Making Fresh Salsa and Pesto, Check Out These Editor-Tested Food Processors

    Photo credit: Stocksy From Best Products Since we’ve all been cooking at home a whole lot more during the COVID-19 pandemic, the editors at BestProducts.com have become much more choosey about the kitchen essentials they use and love. Food processors are some of the most essential home cooking tools due to their versatility, and yet it can be daunting to try and narrow down the search to find the best options out there. Great for basic, time-consuming kitchen tasks like chopping veggies, mincing garlic, shredding carrots, and dicing potatoes, a food processor makes quick work out of otherwise   Read More

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