The best health muffins

How do you get rid of most of the fat and keep all of the flavor? We'll show you. Your average coffee shop muffin clocks...

Pasta in a flash

Can you really make a tasty, nutrient-rich sauce with just five ingredients? We tested 50 recipes and came up with 12 pasta sauces that can't be...

An onion a day

"If it stinks, it works." Short and to the point, that's just how one prominent cancer researcher summed up the therapeutic properties of onions,...

Real bread, real fast

One simple ingredient makes old-fashioned whole wheat bread possible in record time. A basket of just-baked bread elevates the most ordinary meal to a special event. The aroma,...

Clean up your laundry

Wash. dry Fold. Your routine is simple. But is it safe for your health and the environment? It's saturday morning. The dirty laundry is spilling...

The ultimate chocolate chip cookie

Can a healthy, vegan chocolate chip cookie taste great? Three simple, seductive recipes prove the answer is yes, yes, yes. Who doesn't love a homemade...

12 recipes for longer life

While scientists like those at the annual Anti-Aging Conference in Las Vegas research every conceivable way to postpone death and dying, the only proven way to prolong...

Tempeh: The Best Seven Ways To Cook

Let's face it, tempeh does not get much respect in this country. Unlike its bland cousin tofu, this fermented soyfood from Indonesia has a...

Such sweet comfort

What for dessert? How about oats, couscous, rice, millet, rye, or corn-meal? While most American cooks think of grains only as staples for dinner, Europeans (especially those who...

The secret of flavorful stock

Forget about bland vegetable stock. Sauteing the vegetables brings out their flavor and makes a richer, fuller-bodied stock. Ask any great chef, especially a French one, what's...