Good Food: Little Belgians Original Speculoos Cookies

By Kate Malin Like so many good things, it takes time and care for Little Belgians founder Evy Ballegeer to make her traditional Belgian speculoos cookies, but it’s worth it. The buttery dough is made 48 hours in advance, then shaped using a custom designed wooden mold and finally baked until crisp and brown. The result is a thin, crunchy […]

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A Final Tribute to Summer: My Favorite Corn Recipes

When sweet corn arrives at my local farmers’ market, it heralds the beginning of a beautiful season. But, when ears become as scarce as an Alabama snowflake in December, I know summer is coming to an end once again. We still have a few ears around, so before they’re gone for good, I’m taking one last moment to celebrate corn. Here, […]

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A Final Tribute to Summer: My Favorite Watermelon Recipes

Considering the fact that most of my blog posts are about watermelon, it’s safe to assume that I’m obsessed with the juicy summer fruit. Here at Cooking Light, we’ve poured many glasses of all-natural watermelon juice, we’ve beat the heat with fruity melon pops, and we’ve quenched our thirst with the most refreshing infused water. As August comes to an end, […]

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How to Eat Sushi the Right Way

This video originally appeared on PureWow.com Hey, you. The one with the chopsticks, mixing wasabi into your soy sauce. You’re doing it all wrong. Watch Pure Wow’s quick tutorial on how to eat sushi the right way.   More from Pure Wow: How to Eat Lobster Like a Pro How to Cut Corn Off the Cob How to Turn Your Smoothie Into an Ice Pop How […]

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How to Cut a Pineapple

Getting to the sweet, golden center of a pineapple can seem like a pretty daunting task if you don’t know how to go about cutting into it. Here’s a quick and easy step-by-step guide with a couple of different slicing techniques. First off, when selecting a pineapple just go for one that looks golden in color with a bottom that […]

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How Long Does Fresh Corn Stay Good?

Fresh corn is best eaten within 1 or 2 days, when the cobs are at their sweetest. Overtime, those natural sugars will convert to starch, and the kernels will lose their juiciness (a process called “respiration”). Cooler temperatures slow down that process, meaning unshucked, uncovered corn cobs can stay fresh for about a week. You can freeze your own corn […]

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Zucchini Noodles Tossed in a Cilantro-Avocado Pesto

When all of the food trends unite, it really is something quite magical. Was this my goal here? No, I promise. Somehow, all of my cravings just ended up in a single bowl—and it truly was (is) magical. Okay, so maybe not magical, but delicious? You better believe it. First, you’ve got to start with a spiralizer (If you haven’t jumped […]

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5 Sips for Salsas

I love a good ladies’ night in. Or peoples’ night in. Or just a me night in, if we’re being honest (actually, that might be my favorite). Regardless of who you’re inviting, you gotta have good snack game. Sure, hummus and pita are staples of these types of shindigs, but I like to serve something with more staying power, like […]

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A Final Tribute to Summer: My Favorite Peach Recipes

We bid you adieu, sweet summer. Thank you for giving us long, lazy days for farmers’ markets, boat parties, and roasting marshmallows bonfire side. But above all else, we are grateful for your bounty. The fuzzy kind. What follows is an ode to our favorite summer fruit: The Peach. Use them all up while you still can. Blueberry-Peach Cobbler: No […]

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5 Simple Sides for Homemade Freezer Pockets

Last-minute meals are the cornerstone of my weeknight meals. With minimal planning, you are on your way to a delicious dinner with plenty of time to relax before bed. (Or watch too many episodes of Criminal Minds.) The Homemade Freezer Pockets that our Test Kitchen whipped up are the epitome of genius meal planning. Premade by you days or weeks before, […]

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