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Is Your Cooking Oil Releasing Toxic Chemicals?

Avocado, olive, corn, sunflower—find out which oils could be harmful if heated up too hot.

10 Genius Kitchen Tricks and Swaps

These smart ingredient subs and time-saving meal prep tricks will make your life healthier and easier.

Healthy Recipes to Add Parsnips to Your Dinner Menu

They're parsnips, and we've got six new ways to cook them tonight!

5 Foods You Can Cook in Your Dishwasher

Fear not: They all get made inside an airtight canning jar or food vacuum bag.

7 Cooking Myths That Are Basically Bogus

Ahem, adding salt does not make water boil faster.

Must-Try Blender Recipes That Aren't Just Smoothies

Your smoothie maker isn't just for breakfast anymore.

6 Tricks That Will Make You Want to Eat Your Veggies

Top chefs and foodies share their tricks to making them awesome every time.

3 Ways to Grill Anything Better

Master searing, grilling, and butterflying for BBQ food that's restaurant quality.

3 "Who Knew?" Mushroom Recipes

Plus other cool new ways to use 'shrooms.

Get Fired Up! Must-Have Grilling Tools

We asked grill masters for their favorite tools to outfit any girl's grill.

10 Foods You Didn't Know You Could Freeze

Who knew green juice was OK in the ice box?

The Cleanest Way to Cut Corn on the Cobb

Get all the kernels, keep all your fingers.

10 DIY Condiments That Beat Store-Bought Any Day

Step aside, Heinz—these homemade recipes beat store-bought any day.

How to Cut Tricky Fruit

Whether it's pineapple, pomegranate, mango, find out the proper way to cut all your favorite summer fruits once and for all.

9 Nutritious Coconut Oil Cooking Hacks

Try the better-for-you oil in brand new ways.

10 Tasty Ways to Use Food Scraps

Turn pulp, peels, and even stale bread into delicious dishes.

How to Plate Pasta Like a Pro

This is the easiest way to impress your dinner party guests.

The Dirtiest Item in Your Kitchen

Hint: it's not the sponge.

How Food Network Is Making You Fat

Science says pulling recipes from Pinterest, cooking shows, and social media can make you gain a shocking amount of weight.

The Key to Cleaning Cast Iron Cookware

Whatever you do, do not soak it!

50 Easy Ways to Cut 100 Calories (or More!)

These genius tweaks can instantly cut calories from your daily menu—without sacrificing flavor.

5 Classes You Should Take Outside of the Gym

Your favorite 7 a.m. yoga class is great—but these seminars (on nutrition, mental health, and more!) are worth your buck too.

How to Roll the Perfect Wrap Sandwich

A foolproof cooking hack that will ensure your wrap never falls apart again.

The Best Cookbooks of 2014

They make excellent last-minute Christmas gifts. (Or do what we do and buy them for yourself!)

How to Make an Omelette

Hint: There's no flipping involved!