Science Says Coffee May Help You Live Longer

Love coffee? Guess what – it loves you back. Two new studies indicate that coffee may increase your longevity – lowering your risk of dying from a variety of factors. Drink that in. One study, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, looked at the association between coffee consumption and mortality in 10 European countries. The […]

7 Grilled Meals You Can Prep Ahead of Time

The best part about hosting a cookout is socializing with friends and family around the grill. You don’t want to be stuck inside cooking different parts of the meal when guests arrive, which is where prepping ahead comes into play. Choose meals that you can prepare in advance, so the only thing that needs to happen […]

A London Restaurant Is Now Thoughtfully Providing ‘Foodie Instagram Packs’ for Diners

Picture this: You’re at a hip restaurant and order something designed to appeal to the social media set, something that straddles the line between comfortable and exotic that’s begging to be snapped and shared with all your Instagram followers. But when your down-home “cheeseburger dumplings” or comely pink cocktail with a “crown” of rainbow sprinkles rimming the […]

Take 5: Cool Down with No-Cook Dinners

Once you start seeing heat waves outside (and maybe even inside), it’s harder to even think about standing by a hot stove or oven. On those days, try these no-cook summer recipes for easy, satisfying meals you can make in under an hour. Chicken Summer Rolls What’s summer without summer rolls? These Vietnamese-style rolls are […]

One-on-One with the Latest Food Network Star Finalist Eliminated from the Competition

The nature of the Food Network Star beast is such that no matter how much mentors Bobby Flay and Giada De Laurentiis have to teach the finalists, their time is limited, which means they’re forced to make quick decisions about who has the greatest potential for success. Week after week finalists will fall in a series of eliminations, and following each […]

10 Ways to Use Up All That Zucchini

Every summer I’m faced with buckets of zucchini coming from the patch in my backyard, so you know I’m always on the lookout for excellent zucchini recipes. Here are 10 of my very favorites. Almost all of them have been kid-tested (and tested and tested …), and there are a few that look so delicious […]