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Carolyn Malcoun's Blog (Page 8)

June 28, 2011 - 11:45am

Baby, it's hot outside. And a perfect drink to cool down is a frosty glass of iced tea. Plus, as Joyce Hendley reported in a recent issue of EatingWell Magazine, studies show if you drink tea regularly, you may reduce your risk of Alzheimer's and diabetes, plus have healthier teeth and gums and stronger bones. How? Tea is rich in antioxidants called flavonoids, which are most potent when tea is freshly brewed.

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June 24, 2011 - 10:48am

There’s one time of year when fruit really grabs my attention and that’s summertime! Even though many fruits are available year-round, as a contributing food editor for EatingWell Magazine I know that picking fruit at its peak means it tastes better and has more nutrients—and can cost less too.

I’m oh-so-excited because my favorites are ripe and in season right now. I recently nibbled my way through a half-pint of raspberries on my way home from the supermarket. Sweet strawberries and fragrant peaches incite me to—gasp—bake shortcakes and cobblers. Pureeing watermelon into juice is...

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June 10, 2011 - 11:17am

If my house was burning down, I’d try to lug every single skillet in my kitchen out the door with me (after first making sure my husband and dogs were safe, of course…) Sure, if you ask my husband, I have a few too many pans. But they all serve a purpose (and it’s great to have a few extra on hand when I’m entertaining or developing recipes). I’m not advocating that anyone take up collecting skillets like I do, but it is good to have a variety for different tasks. If you’re wondering which pans you should have on hand in your kitchen, here are 5 tips from the EatingWell Test Kitchen to help you choose.

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June 1, 2011 - 10:01am

The burrito joint I frequented in college boasted a sign on its window that said, “Burritos as big as your head!”® And were they delicious! Lots of juicy meat, seasoned rice, all the accoutrements your heart could desire. And, yes, I measured once, and one of their burritos was about as long as my head.

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That was many more years ago than I’d like to remember, but apparently that idea caught on because...

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