Michelle Klug

Recent Posts By Michelle Klug

3-Ingredient Pancakes for 1

Pancakes shouldn’t be complicated. Most recipes out there are pretty uncomplicated, in fact, and yield delicious pancakes for the whole family. To simplify things even further, this recipe only requires 3 ingredients (not including add ons like berries, butter, etc), and takes only a few minutes to throw together. Since my other half doesn’t do pancakes, I am the solo pancake […]

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How to Make Mulled Wine

If you’re feeling the holiday spirit or just deep into a Game of Thrones binge, you may get the hankering for a citrusy, spiced cup of warm Mulled Wine. Mulled Wine is nothing new. In fact, it has been around for centuries and there are many different ways to make it. Some people add brandy, some people add apple cider. […]

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Instagram Contest: Show Us How You Splurge

In honor of our License to Splurge story in our November 2014 issue, we want to see your best photos of your splurges—think chocolate, fancy dinners, spa treatments, your favorite cocktails, or anything you treat yourself to. From October 17 though November 16, snap a photo of your splurge, upload it to your Instagram account, and tag it with the […]

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Making Lunch for the Week

Let’s get something straight—I am NOT a morning person. That being said, waking up early to make a healthy lunch every day is just not an option. I would rather feast from a vending machine than sacrifice my last 20 minutes of sleep to pack my lunch. Pathetic, but the truth. And since I cook dinner at night, I find […]

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Crunchy, Crispy Beet Chips

Beets are really having their day in the sun. A once unglamorous, inexpensive root vegetable is now popping up on trendy restaurant menus and being used in everything from smoothies to hummus. And if you are a lover of all things crispy and salty like me, you’ll love these beet chips. They’re so easy to make and have a great natural flavor […]

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Walmart Launches Organic Food Line, Promises to Drive Down Organic Food Prices

No one wants pesticides and antibiotics creeping into their dinner. But organic food is expensive! Sometimes it’s double the amount of their non-organic counterparts. Organic foods cost more because they require more labor and more expensive supplies to produce. But the huge organic demand also raises prices; organic sales have been steadily increasing each year and are expected to reach […]

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Oh My! Look at These Adorable and Amazing Dishes

Mom of the year goes to Samantha Lee, an incredibly imaginative and gifted food artist who creates adorable plates of food for her young children. Her designs are truly unique, and always on trend, with designs of Disney characters, fairy tales, and adorable Einstein, Michael Jackson, and other whimsy from her imagination. Samantha started creating food art to encourage her daughter […]

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Five on Friday: 5 Unreal Paintings that Look Good Enough to Eat

Tjalf Sparnaay paints ordinary objects—a fried egg, a crushed coca cola can, a crumbled receipt. Except he uses such extreme detail in his oil paintings, that it brings these objects to life. Really, just look at some of the photos below of his food paintings and tell us they don’t make your mouth water and stomach rumble. The Dutch artist’s […]

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5 on Friday: 5 American Food Terms that are Bloody Confusing to the British

There are a few things that Americans name differently which really seem to grind the gears of our pre-colonial comrades. Take “soccer” for example. While the rest of the world refers to this sport as “football,” we have our own special pet name for it, and use the term “football” for a completely different sport that doesn’t really involve much […]

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Gifts for Friends Who Booze

Working at Cooking Light, I tend to gift a lot of food items or gadgets during the holidays. My friends love to go out to eat, so they will love some quality olive oil or a French cookbook with digital scale to match, right? Wrong. I realized most of my friends were Lean Cuisine lovers–not that there is anything wrong […]

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