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Pumpkin Seeds: What Do You Do with Them?

Pumpkin Seeds: What Do You Do with Them?

Maybe you carved a pumpkin and don't want to waste all those seeds you gutted out. Or you purchased a big pumpkin to roast (bless you), and you want to do something seedy (ahem) and fun. Then, there's always that time you spotted the little pepitas at the grocery store, cooed over how cute they were, and bought a bunch on a whim. Well, here's your answer, and it's quite appetizing. See, not every one of your spur-of-the-moment decisions ends in tragedy. READ MORE

What is Wine Harvest Season All About?

What is Wine Harvest Season All About?

As dawn breaks each morning this time of year, millions of grapes glisten with dew like clusters of jewels hanging heavy in the vast vineyards. These canary diamonds and amethysts are waiting, just waiting to be plucked and appreciated. READ MORE

Why Roasting Makes Vegetables Taste Sweeter

Why Roasting Makes Vegetables Taste Sweeter

Here's the scenario: You have a bunch of vegetables and aren't sure what to do with them. You don't have the energy or brain space to make anything remotely complicated. This is what you do: Just roast them to hit that sweet spot. It's an easy method, and you'll get lightly browned, crispy-skinned vegetables with tender, honeyed flesh within. Here's why: READ MORE

How to Set Your Table for an Autumnal Dinner Party

How to Set Your Table for an Autumnal Dinner Party

Invite a few friends or family members over some fall night, and surprise them with your gorgeous table. Delicious food is most important, yes, but a beautiful, seasonally decorated dinner table sets the vibe for the evening. A few thoughtful touches can make whatever you're serving even more special. But don't go too crazy here. Hold off shelling out your dough on some Waterford crystal. READ MORE

How Does Packaged Guacamole Stay Green?

How Does Packaged Guacamole Stay Green?

In the same way sun exposure ages our skin, oxygen is the enemy of fruit that doesn't want to brown. READ MORE

Ingenious Ways to Lighten Up Heavy Fall Dishes without Losing Flavor

Ingenious Ways to Lighten Up Heavy Fall Dishes without Losing Flavor

Eventually, the chill in the air is going to lure you to eat more rich food and then regret it later. But you can have those creamy, meaty, carb-laden dishes with no side effects if you simply find slightly healthier versions of your favorites. READ MORE

Should You Salt Eggplant Before Cooking?

Should You Salt Eggplant Before Cooking?

You really only need to salt eggplant if it's old. Although, this meaty vegetable — which is actually a huge berry — has crazy huge pores that soak up oil like no other. READ MORE

Kick Off Football Season with These 13 Greasy ’N Great Pub Grub Recipes

Kick Off Football Season with These 13 Greasy ’N Great Pub Grub Recipes

"Woooooo!" (chomp, chomp, slurp) "Ah, man!" (chomp, chomp, slurp). These are the raucous and sloppy sounds of football season, when following the game means fried food and beer at your favorite bar with friends. But sometimes you want to scream for your team in the comfort of your home — with the same spectator spread. You don't need to get a deep-fryer to enjoy all the greasy goodness of wings and potato skins without leaving the house. Try out some of our great pub food you can make at home. READ MORE

17 Ways to Stuff Your French Toast

17 Ways to Stuff Your French Toast

You know what's even better than French toast? Stuffed French toast. Yeah, you probably knew where we were going with that one. We're big fans of stuffed ... well, anything. Food stuffed within food? Hell yeah. So here, we're taking something decadent already, and going beyond over the top. We went over the top, around, and then back over that top. We started with the best stuffed French toast OF ALL TIME, and then gave you more. Because that's how we roll. READ MORE

Best After-School Baking Activities

Best After-School Baking Activities

Kids get out of school pretty early, and you could find yourself racking your brain for something to keep them occupied besides digital entertainment. Cooking together is a great learning experience (math, reading, cleaning up — shhh), plus it's interactive and hands-on. And who knows, maybe you can pack the next day's school lunches with what you make together. READ MORE