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Allergy-Friendly Snacks to Pack for School Lunch 01:13

Allergy-Friendly Snacks to Pack for School Lunch

by Jen Wheeler | Making a packed school lunch used to be as easy as schmearing peanut butter and jelly on bread, but the rising incidence and severity of food allergies...

Get Inspired by These School Lunches from Around the World 05:56

Get Inspired by These School Lunches from Around the World

by Emily Murawski | With school starting up soon, the thought of cafeteria lunches might conjure up images of droopy pizza slices, pale green vegetables, or scoops of some...

10 Healthy Recipes for Back to School 01:56

10 Healthy Recipes for Back to School

by Chowhound Editors | Summer’s easy, but also kind of hard. Easy because you don’t have to think about packing up school lunches, hard because—well—you have to think about...

Tater Tots Are Junk Food Innovation at Its Peak 00:35

Tater Tots Are Junk Food Innovation at Its Peak

by Jessica Gentile | Tater tots: nuggets of potato goodness, fast food favorite, and a staple in every school cafeteria. But how did the french fry's lumpy step-cousin become...

11 Breakfast Recipes That Are Essentially Desserts 00:55

11 Breakfast Recipes That Are Essentially Desserts

by Joey Skladany | They say there's nothing like a well-balanced, nutritious breakfast to start your day. To which we say "to hell with that." Breakfast is the best excuse...

Chef Cat Cora’s Top Tips for Getting Kids to Pack Their Own Lunch 01:13

Chef Cat Cora’s Top Tips for Getting Kids to Pack Their Own Lunch

by Kelsey Butler | Whether it’s multiplication or Medieval history, back-to-school is the time of year when your kids pick up a bunch of new skills and knowledge. But...

These Instant Pot Recipes Are Perfect for Your Kids' Lunch Boxes

These Instant Pot Recipes Are Perfect for Your Kids' Lunch Boxes

by Rachel Johnson | Between tying shoes, brushing teeth, and zipping backpacks, mornings can be a whirlwind to get everyone on the bus in time. Within all the chaos, packing...

Do Double Duty with Lunches Both You and Your Kids Will Enjoy 01:56

Do Double Duty with Lunches Both You and Your Kids Will Enjoy

by Jen Wheeler | Packing a lunch—for yourself and for your kids—can help you save money, eat healthier, and add some nice variety to your days, but it's also the source...

Healthy Meals Your Kids Will Actually Eat 01:56

Healthy Meals Your Kids Will Actually Eat

by Erin Washington | I'm the mother of a toddler. "What am I gonna make her for dinner?" plays on a constant loop in my brain. Yesterday, she squealed with delight at the...

10 Kids' Lunches Better Than PB&J 15:14

10 Kids' Lunches Better Than PB&J

by Leena Trivedi-Grenier | Sandwiches may never go out of style, but sometime your children get sick of PB&J. Get your kids excited about lunch all over again with these ten...

Why Do We Give Apples to Teachers? 01:01

Why Do We Give Apples to Teachers?

by Jessica Gentile | Giving an apple to the teacher—it's a strange, random tradition; one that seemingly has existed since the beginning of time. But as the school year...

The History and Evolution of the Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich 03:11

The History and Evolution of the Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

by Greg Stegeman | The beginning of a new school year is right around the corner, which means one thing: Countless peanut butter and jelly sandwiches will soon be made...

15 Back-to-School Lunchbox Favorites 00:21

15 Back-to-School Lunchbox Favorites

by Posie Harwood | School's here and it's time to pack up lunch—whether your kids are starting in kindergarten or will be a sophomore in high school, we've got easy and...

11 Places Worth Traveling to for the Cooking Classes Alone 01:23

11 Places Worth Traveling to for the Cooking Classes Alone

by Dan Koday | If you spend the majority of your quality time in the kitchen, consider this the ultimate guide on deciding where to vacation next: From knife skills...

The History of Atlantic Sea Scallops 00:59

The History of Atlantic Sea Scallops

by Amanda Balagur | When it comes to shellfish, oysters get all the glory. It’s understandable, since they’ve played a significant role in the history of cuisine. But scallops...

What Is the Difference Between Authentic and American Indian Food? 04:00

What Is the Difference Between Authentic and American Indian Food?

by Laurie Wilson | In a word: heat. And we’re not talking temps. In India, spice is king; the hotter the spice, the better. Indian food in America, however, while spice...

How to Cook on Vacation 01:03

How to Cook on Vacation

by Jen Wheeler | Vacation should never be stressful, but unexpected things do happen. One of the reliably unpredictable aspects is just what your rental house kitchen...

How to Make Chocolate-Covered Bacon 00:27

How to Make Chocolate-Covered Bacon

by Joey Skladany | "That's just wrong!"- your initial reaction, probably, towards the prospect of cooking chocolate-covered...

Friday Food Finds: Quark, Boozy Kombucha, Korean Barbecue Jerky, and More!

Friday Food Finds: Quark, Boozy Kombucha, Korean Barbecue Jerky, and More!

by Joey Skladany | T.G.I.F.! We're not sure what's in the summer air, but this week had us tired, stressed, and hangry. To quell the latter, we were relieved to find a...

Back to School! 12 Brain Foods for Your Kids' Lunch Boxes 09:13

Back to School! 12 Brain Foods for Your Kids' Lunch Boxes

by Toniann Pasqueralle | Those commercials with kids dancing around in new jeans and sneakers have started playing again, and somehow we all know that back to school is right...

9 Recipes That Imitate or Include Your Favorite Convenience Store Snacks 00:43

9 Recipes That Imitate or Include Your Favorite Convenience Store Snacks

by Michelle Gross | Nothing conjures up the happy memory of your latest road trip quite like the taste of some overly dehydrated beef jerky coupled with a bag of chili...

If You Love S'mores, You Have the Girl Scouts to Thank 00:51

If You Love S'mores, You Have the Girl Scouts to Thank

by Jessica Gentile | Now that it's summertime, you've probably found yourself lounging by the fire pit, or maybe you're basking in the glow of a bonfire down at the beach...

We Ranked All of Lay's Tastes of America Chips

We Ranked All of Lay's Tastes of America Chips

by Joey Skladany | There are few things that genuinely excite us when it comes to the latest food products (believe us, we've pretty much seen it all), but when it comes...

How Did Fudge Become a Staple of Tourist Towns? 01:18

How Did Fudge Become a Staple of Tourist Towns?

by Jen Wheeler | Along with the usual glut of novelty magnets, key chains, t-shirts, and shot glasses at any given tourist stop, you'll probably also find fudge. Like...

These Frozen Yogurt Toppings Give the Most Bang for Your Buck 02:37

These Frozen Yogurt Toppings Give the Most Bang for Your Buck

by Ryan Hynes | It’s 3:20 p.m. on a Thursday, and by the looks of things school has definitely not started up again. Kids breeze past, eagerly demanding sample cups...

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