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

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 that’s not all that your

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

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 a well-balanced lunch is

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

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 of a lot

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Healthy Meals Your Kids Will Actually Eat

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 sight

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The Ultimate Slow Cooker Chocolate Cake, Plus 7 Other Recipes to Cook with Your Kids

Cooking is one of the best ways to bond with your kids and communicate some valuable skills. Here are eight places to get started.

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10 Kids’ Lunches Better Than PB&J

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 high-flavor, low-stress options.

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Why Do We Give Apples to Teachers?

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 starts back up again, we

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The History and Evolution of the Peanut Butter and Jelly Sandwich

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 for the next nine

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15 Back-to-School Lunchbox Favorites

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 nutritious recipes to

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11 Places Worth Traveling to for the Cooking Classes Alone

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 to bread-making courses and

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The History of Atlantic Sea Scallops

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? Those beautiful bivalves are a

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What Is the Difference Between Authentic and American Indian Food?

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 is used, it

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Your Classic Cocktails Deserve a Chartreuse Upgrade

Here’s a little secret from a bartender: All those thrilling new cocktails you love at your favorite cocktail bar are merely riffs on tried-and-true classic cocktails; and even the myriad

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How to Cook on Vacation

Vacation should never be stressful, but unexpected things do happen. One of the reliably unpredictable aspects is just what your rental house kitchen will be like. If you want to

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How to Make Chocolate-Covered Bacon

“That’s just wrong!”- your initial reaction, probably, towards the prospect of cooking chocolate-covered bacon. Sure, it’s a stomach-confusing indulgence. But is it really going to stop you? Of course not.

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

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 delicious selection

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

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 around the corner.

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9 Recipes That Imitate or Include Your Favorite Convenience Store Snacks

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 picante corn nuts

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

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. No matter what open

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We Ranked All of Lay’s Tastes of America Chips

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 to Lay’s

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How Did Fudge Become a Staple of Tourist Towns?

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 salt water taffy, it’s become

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