Tell us: What’s your favorite style of chili?

We’re gearing up for a chili tour de force in the fall. Right now we’re busy developing, testing, and perfecting this chili face-off. So before we get too far down the road, we want to hear from you. Is there a style of chili we need to be sure to test? Tell us in the comments.  

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Cookbook Corner: The Perfect Egg by Teri Lyn Fisher and Jenny Park

Cookbook: The Perfect Egg Author: Teri Lyn Fisher & Jenny Park Publisher: Ten Speed Press The egg is having its day. Truthfully, it has been having its day for quite some time now. #PutAnEggOnIt and #YolkPorn are top Instagram hashtags for foodie ‘grammers and those who just really love looking at luscious egg dishes. Capitalizing on the national momentum, authors Teri Lyn […]

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How to Pick a Healthy Hot Chocolate

A cup of luscious, decadent hot chocolate can set you  back more than 400 calories. You may not want to drink a meal’s worth of calories just to warm up. The good news–you don’t have to. Lighter, healthier hot chocolate options are easy to find. Keep these shopping tips in mind when you’re looking for a healthy hot chocolate. Healthy Hot Chocolate […]

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No School like the Old School

If a friend asked you to make something for a bake sale the next day, what would immediately pop into your head? It wouldn’t be a passion fruit pavlova or hibiscus flan, most likely, but something easy and reliable, ready to make with what’s already in your pantry. These are recipes that are beloved in their truest form. A browned-butter […]

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Global Ingredient: Colman’s Mustard

Now marking 200 years in business, Colman’s is the gold standard of English mustard. It delivers a sinus-clearing blast of horseradishy heat (though it doesn’t contain horseradish). Unlike Dijon and yellow mustards, English mustard is mixed with water instead of wine or vinegar, which keeps the heat intense. Work the prepared mustard into herb rubs for roasts, or whisk a dab […]

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Beauty Editor’s Picks: Oh, Honey!

This sweet nectar is a natural moisture-booster. See what all the buzz is about. JOHN MASTERS ORGANICS Honey & Hibiscus Hair Reconstructor Bolster dry winter hair with the help of hyaluronic acid, hibiscus, and honey. $28, johnmasters.com ELEMENTAL HERBOLOGY Facial Glow Radiance Peel Exfoliate dry spots and keep skin vibrant with fruit enzymes. Makuna honey helps soothe inflamed skin. $66, […]

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What are Cremini Mushrooms?

I caught myself standing in front of the mushrooms at the supermarket last week asking out loud, “Now which one of you is the cremini mushrooms?” We call for cremini mushrooms in lots of recipes—I was shopping to make Orzo with Pecorino and Mushrooms—but I couldn’t find them anywhere. As I learned, cremini mushrooms are sometimes called “baby bella” mushrooms. If […]

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Food Heroes: Gracie Cavnar and Recipe for Success

In ­2005, Gracie Cavnar and 24 volunteer chefs in Houston, TX entered fourth-grade classrooms with a mission—to teach children how to cook. One classroom at a time, Cavnar launched the Recipe for Success organization in hopes of “changing the way our children eat.” The following year, Recipe for Success built gardens as part of an curriculum that integrated the produce the kids […]

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Sunday Strategist: A Week of Healthy Menus–February 23-27

Weary of winter? We are too. Granted, here in Birmingham, it only takes a few flakes and a dip below 30° to make us retreat beneath the blankets. From those simply annoyed by the persistent chill to others slogging through mile-high slush piles, we’ve got you covered. Every Sunday, we publish a week of Cooking Light dinners composed of our […]

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5 on Friday: Must-Have Tools for Your Coffee Break

From beans to brew, the very best gadgets for enjoying your cuppa. By April Hardwick

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