The health departments in some cities around the country, including New York City, award letter grades to restaurants — A, B, C, and so on — based on how safe their food handling practices are. But virtually every municipality (or county) subjects its eating places — everything from snack bars to... Read more
That Girl Scout knocking on your door represents much more than a box of cookies; the sale of Girl Scout cookies represents the world’s largest girl-led business, and Girl Scouts are profiting from it in more ways than just raising money.
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Cookies — some are round, some are square, some are chewy, and some are crunchy, but no matter what they look like, cookies consistently top the list of America’s favorite baked goods. For many of us, cookies are the very first thing that we learned to make in the kitchen; because they don't... Read more
Baking can be as simple or as complicated as you’d like, depending on the mood you’re in and how big of a challenge you’re up for, but there are a few essential tools that will make a world of difference when you’re creating your sweet masterpieces. Here are a few suggestions from The Daily Meal... Read more
Are you trying to replace the remote control with something more productive in your household? Sometimes all we want is to move our kids off the couch and get them involved with something besides TV and video games. If you’re in need of a distraction for your kids, cooking can be one of the most... Read more
Egg salad is a hot or cold thing for people. There are the people who love egg salad, and then there are the people who don’t.
Some people can’t stand eggs; some people can’t stand them hard-boiled, and there are some who absolutely despise the whole mayonnaise-and-mashed-up-hard-cooked-egg idea.... Read more
The heat is on — but that doesn’t mean that cooking should be off. As the temperatures begin to rise this summer and many people go running to the respite of a cool, air-conditioned restaurant, now is a better time than ever to get into the kitchen and create some masterpieces with the season’s... Read more
If you were told that you could lose up to 14 pounds by dieting only two days a week for a month, would you believe it?
We had a hard time believing it, too, until we met nutrition expert Jacqueline Whitehart. A mother of three, Whitehart specializes in what is known as the 5:2 Diet, a fast and... Read more