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How to Pick the Perfect Avocado

Bravo, avo! Here's the lowdown on how to select, ripen, store, and — most important of all — EAT your avocados like a boss.

Easy Comfort Food Dinners to Put the Wow in Weeknights

Did someone say ravioli lasagna? Smart short-cut ingredients and recipes solve the dinnertime dilemma.

Instant Ramen Recipes for Hopeless Ramentics

Don’t walk on by the instant noodle shelf at the market; there’s potential dinner gold in those hills of crinkly packets

How to Melt Chocolate in the Microwave

Skip the double boiler and learn the time-saving method of melting chocolate in the microwave. With a few tips, you can enjoy perfectly smooth chocolate on strawberries, truffles, biscotti, and more.

Easy Christmas Cookies for Kids to Make

Grab some store-bought cookie dough and plenty of candies and sprinkles, then cut straight to the fun

How to Make the Best Leftover Thanksgiving Turkey Pot Pie

Get our tips and tricks for perfect results using store-bought puff pastry dough

Add New Recipes to Your Dinner Plans (Without a Fuss)

Let your family's favorite recipes guide you toward new flavors and ingredients. Sponsored by Campbell's®

Hidden Assets: Sneaky Ways to Eat Healthier

Stealthy ingredient swaps and under-the-radar additions make for more nutritious meals and snacks. Picky eaters are no match for these clever tips and recipes!

Italian Salad Dressing: The Not-So-Secret Ingredient for Easy Dinners

That trusty salad standby can do so much more. Cooking, grilling, and even entertaining are easier and more zippy in these 25 recipes that use bottled Italian dressing. 

How to Cut a Pineapple

Spiky and thick-skinned, pineapples can be intimidating. But cutting pineapple is easy once you know a few basic steps. Learn the tips and get some favorite pineapple recipes, too!

Rid Your Pantry of Icky Rancidity

Once you know what rancid food smells like, there’s no mistaking it! Learn how to tell when nuts, seeds, oils, whole grains, and other foods turn rancid and what you can do to prevent it.

The Secrets to Baking Super Moist Cake, Every Time

If you want to make glorious, super moist, good-without-the-frosting cake from scratch, you need these tried-and-true cake-making tips in your life

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