Everyday Meals

5 Ways You May Be Ruining Your Fancy Blender

Whether you’ve had a fancy high-speed blender for years, you’re a proud new parent of one, or you’re simply considering the investment, the most important thing to know is how to properly care for it. Treat it right and it could last close to a lifetime, which is definitely the goal, considering the small appliance […]

Food Trends

6 Super Easy Ways to Pack Lunch With Leftovers

Listen, we love a good turkey or peanut butter and jelly sandwich. We’ve even been known to indulge in a homemade Lunchables every now and again. But spicing up your kid’s packed lunch game is key to ensuring that they’re actually enjoying their midday meal, and not trading it for a more exciting option. We’re […]

Everyday Meals

10 Easy Ways to Cook With Apples

Apple season is (almost) here and we can’t wait to make the most of it. Whether they’re in a pie or in a salad, apples are rarely a bad idea. Here are our favorite ways to use the fall fruit: Related: 13 Types of Apples—and How to Use Them Cooking dinner shouldn't be complicated 1. […]

Everyday Meals

12 Ways to Make the Best Tacos of Your Life

The taco is one of life’s greatest treasures. A gift from Mexico, the taco is a many-splendored thing that works as a meal or as a snack. It’s versatile, satisfying, portable, delightful, and something you can make from scratch at home if you have the right tools and tips. You may never master taco-making like […]

Ingredients & Preparation

36 Ways to Use Miso in the Kitchen

In my opinion, there’s nothing a little fermented flavor can’t amplify. Kombucha? Fantastic. Vinegar? Oh yes. Yogurt? Don’t get me started or I’ll never shut up. There’s always room for a little more depth of flavor, and fermented soybean paste—a.k.a. miso—can add impressive complexity to all kinds of foods. Miso is inexpensive, easy, and accessible, […]

Food Trends

27 Ways to Boost Your Energy Without Caffeine

Coffee-free energy revvers Caffeine is a tried-and-true tool for dragging yourself out of a slump, sure, but wheeling around an IV drip full of coffee all day is just so inconvenient. If you’re looking for a new way to feel bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, look no further—we’ve got 27 of ‘em. Resist your smartphone A game […]