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Does an Air Fryer Deserve a Spot Next to Your Instant Pot?

It's a cruel fact of life: fried food is so good for your tastebuds (and nucleus accumbens), and so not-great for pretty much all the rest of you. Sure, you can bake things instead of frying them, but...

Cafe Sierra Negra to open in Abiquiú

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 days ago

While I was sad to read that Flourchild's Bakery https://www.chowhound.com/post/abiquiu-ghost-ranch-bodes-general-store-flourchilds-bakery-1087428 closed this summer, a victim of the pandemic, the ...

Marketers say pandemic has raised interest in produce

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by Melanie Wong 15 days ago

". . . 'Cost, taste and variety are traditionally the most important reasons people choose a restaurant, followed by convenience,' Li said. 'What's in the No. 1 position now is cleanliness and sani...

Tales of Marin's Community Gardens

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 18 days ago

"There are a myriad of people and places growing healthy food in our community. These include school gardens, neighborhood community gardens, and institutional gardens that enhance food security, p...

Healthy Meals in Minutes Recipe Cards (circa 90s ?)

by leesa4518 5 years ago

Hello all, I recently found a set of recipe cards at a resale shop and upon inspection I noted that it did not have all of the cards. I was wondering if someone might have the full set and if you ...

Healthiest cooking oil/fat for stir-frying?

by babyraccoon 3 months ago

I'm curious to know what other people regard as the healthiest oil to use for high-heat cooking, like doing stir-fries? For me, the definition of a healthy oil is that it is unrefined and has low l...

Looking for a Lost recipe from Healthy Meals in Minutes

by Ariam 6 years ago

Does anyone have a recipe card from the HM in M set (mine was from @ 1995) for Pineapple Upside Down Cake? I moved and lost it. I think it had low fat, applesauce, canola oil, it was sooooo good...

Can I freeze small batches of raw veggies to later use to make juices?

by yippee1999 3 months ago

I've realized that so many times, I never use up all my celery stalks, or head of kale, etc, before it starts to go bad. I mainly use all this to make juices in my high-speed blender. I read th...

What's a cooking show without any food?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

" . . . The health of farmworkers is at risk. If there are more outbreaks on farms, there might not be enough healthy people to pick food. Just imagine a world where viral cooking shows didn't h...

Health food for diabetic

by gustianom 5 months ago

I have blood sugar problem need to find some reference about health food for me, thank you

Healthy Meals in Minutes Sloppy Joe Receipe

by Roxannne 6 years ago

I lost the recipe card for the Sloppy Joes made with ground turkey, chili sauce, red onion, chicken broth, etc. Does someone have the recipe????

Looking for pasta recipe from Healthy Meals in Minutes Recipe Cards

by Joescookn 7 years ago

Hello everyone and thank you for reading my post. I'm looking for a pasta recipe from the old (early 1990's) Healthy Meals in Minutes recipe cards. I remember sauteing garlic in olive oil, dicing c...

Healthy Meals in Minutes Recipe cards - cinnamon rolls

by Rprief45 11 years ago

I' m looking for a cinnamon roll recipe from the Healthy Meals in Minutes cards. It doesn't seem to be the cinnamon rolls that are in the Breakfast or muffin section. I think it may have been one o...


by LeCookieMonster 6 months ago

Covid19 has forced us to cook at home, which is a good thing. The problem I am having is that most casseroles require tons of cheeses or condensed soups. Is there a healthy substitute? We try to...

California will pay restaurants to prepare and deliver meals to seniors

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

“ . . . 'We are really addressing three problems at the same time in a very meaningful way,' Newsom said. 'This partnership can also support local government because the sales tax can generate reve...

Where to double CalFresh buying power

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

In California the Federal Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps) is called CalFresh. CalFresh recipients can stretch their buying power by purchasing Califo...

Butter, Lard & Tallow... Yum, Yum!

by kelvin_of_ranard 7 months ago

How many Hounders have switched from margarine/veggie oil to animal-fat cooking, and found substantial taste improvement in your food? Are you following a ketogenic or LCHF diet and thriving, or n...

A Guide: How To Prepare Your Home For Coronavirus

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by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

Some practical advice: "... The reason to stock up on certain products now isn't so much to avoid potential shortages in the event of an outbreak but to practice what experts call social distanc...

Roasting with EVOO in oven at 425 degrees F?

by J_526 7 months ago

Is it nutritionally safe to roast vegetables like this in an oven heated to 425 degrees Fahrenheit when the vegetables are coated in extra-virgin olive oil? My fear is that the oil would become to...

Freezer Meals for Someone Who Can’t Have Overly Spiced Meals

by katie_75975 7 months ago

My boyfriend’s father has been extremely ill (not with COVID-19) and I’m looking for some recipes that are still tasty without being heavy on spices. All of my favorite things to make are heavily s...

Food & Dining Resolutions 2020!

by gutreactions 10 months ago

We all start off strong. I will do this, or I will not do that. But we do try, don't we? What New Year's resolutions: food, dining out, eating, dieting, are you thinking for 2020? For myself, wheth...