As I went through the food market yesterday I was thinking about making a good cheap chicken dish. But when I came to the meat counter, I was amazed at the range in price for chicken.
On one side of the meat display was a “family pack” of chicken thighs—$1.29 a pound. Then there was a whole chicken for a mere 77 cents a pound. And then, on the other end, in the “gourmet” section, a whole “all-natural,” organic, locally raised bird at $3.89 a pound.
How to choose? Later on, I asked EatingWell Food Editor...read full post »
I am a coffee lover! Truth be told, I cannot get through the morning without at least a cup (of the caffeinated variety!)—and I prefer more.
The health perks of coffee only add fuel to my habit: drinking coffee regularly can help lower cholesterol, and may reduce your risk for heart disease, type 2 diabetes, dementia, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases.
But then I came across this study, which we had Karen Ansel write about in the May/June issue of...read full post »
I hate to throw things away (please don’t look in my closet!), especially when it comes to food (you probably should avoid my freezer too). Whenever I serve burgers at a barbecue I inevitably end up with some extra buns.
(I can never use a whole bottle of barbecue sauce either. Find a dozen ways to use up a bottle of barbecue sauce here.)
While I love a good burger, I like to enjoy them in moderation. So to use up those extra hamburger buns (aside from making breadcrumbs), I make one of these delicious...read full post »
I love cooking seafood on the grill because it’s so fast and, because most seafood is relatively mild, it readily absorbs smoky flavors. Plus seafood is super-healthy—it’s an excellent source of lean protein and some types of fish, such as salmon, are good sources of omega-3 fats, which are good for your heart and your mental health. Click here to find out 6 of the best fish and shellfish to eat and 6 to avoid.
But seafood can be delicate, so here are a few tricks that we use in the EatingWell Test Kitchen for good results when we’re making grilled...read full post »
As a professional recipe tester, I’m all for cooking techniques that produce the best results. But when it comes to good barbecue, sometimes the secret is in the sauce.
Barbecue sauce can make or break a meal. But it can also make or break your diet—especially many store-bought barbecue sauces, which can be loaded with sodium and sugar.
So the EatingWell Test Kitchen crew set out to find some healthier options. Here’s our...read full post »