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What’s the Difference Between Matzo Farfel, Matzo Meal, and Matzo Cake Meal?

You may be curious about the Passover products on display at your local supermarket these days. So what exactly is the difference between matzo, matzo meal, matzo cake meal, and matzo farfel? Answer: They’re all the same thing. Matzo meal is ground matzo, matzo cake meal is finely ground, and matzo farfel (FAR-fell) is simply larger, broken bits of matzo. […]

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5 Ways to Cherish Spring’s Most In-Demand Darling, Ramps

The weather is warming up, farmers’ markets are gearing up, and it is officially the season to ramp it up. Ramps–also called spring onions and resembling a slimmer, leafier green onion–are a springtime treat treasured by the food community at large. And for good reason! Their flavor, resembling a garlicky, more potent leek, is unlike any other. Ramps can be […]

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This Incredibly Gorgeous Menu Will Make You Super Excited for Spring

Our thoughts are turning to spring as we turn our clocks forward this weekend and the daffodils start peeping out from winter hibernation. We’re ready to celebrate with our plates, and these 6 new recipes are just the thing to put some spring in our step. Here are our top suggestions for every course: More Spring Menu Ideas: Healthy Spring Recipes […]

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7 Delicious Things You Need to Cook in March

We’ve reached that glorious time of year when spring’s produce is starting to pop up in grocery stores and farmers’ market–but we also have fantastic winter produce hanging around just a bit longer. With that in mind, here are the seven recipes you just have to make this month to enjoy what’s coming and what’s going. Keep Reading: March 2016 Magazine […]

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Pears Are The Perfect Pick for Your Oscar Party Menu

If you’re looking to round out your menu with a sophisticated, elegant, but just-so-darn-easy recipe, look no further than the humble pear. In grocery stores right now, you’ll mostly find Bosc and Bartlett. The season for some of the more exotic pears (Starkrimson and Concorde, one day we will meet) has passed. Nevertheless, the Bosc and Barlett are all you […]

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7 Winter Salads That Will Make You Wish Spring Wasn’t One Month Away

Wake up call! We’re more than halfway through Winter, and some of the best ingredients for delicious, fulfilling salads will soon be out of season. And you know what else? Bathing suit season is just around the corner. No worries! Whip up any of these salads and you’ll solve both of your problems. Keep Reading:  Best Recipes for Winter Vegetables and […]

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Download Your Favorite Foodie Odd Couple Valentine’s Day Cards

We asked you to share your strangest (and tastiest) favorite foodie odd couples, and you did! We had more than 500 comments and submissions, which means one thing: we’re all a bunch of foodie weirdos. But it also means we’re all in this love-for-strange-food-combinations thing together. With that in mind, Cooking Light in-house creative genius and illustrator extraordinaire Christina Harrison crafted […]

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Three Ways to Get the Most From Your Cauliflower (If You Can Even Find Any)

Carb-conscious dieters, take heed: A cauliflower shortage is upon us. (Gasp!) According to a Wall Street Journal story, colder-than-average temps in cauliflower’s hottest growing regions (California and Arizona) have created a shortage of the beloved cruciferous in some places across the country. What heads of cauliflower you do find might boast a price tag far beyond anything you’ve paid in the recent past. So […]

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Now Peaking: Texas Red Grapefruit

  It’s a boast befitting the Lone Star State: No grapefruit grown anywhere in the world is as sweet, juicy, and doggone red as the Texas Ruby Red. Texas doesn’t bother growing white and pink ones anymore, since, well, they pale in comparison. Why the fuss? They have far less bitterness than other grapefruit, and the flesh is stunning. Don’t […]

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Sweet Potato Crust is a Must

  Sweet potatoes might actually be my favorite ingredient. They’re incredibly versatile, naturally sweet, loaded with nutrients and fiber, and low in calories. Really, what’s not to love? Whether perfectly roasted, made into gnocchi, whisked into a pancake batter, or sliced into chips, this humble ingredient continues to reach beyond my expectations with each dish I try. Well, once again, it […]

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