Food Blog http://www.eatingwell.com/taxonomy/term/1187/all en How to Get the Most Out of Your CSA http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/how_to_get_the_most_out_of_your_csa <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/how_to_get_the_most_out_of_your_csa" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/SD8161_Krasner.JPG" alt="How to Get the Most Out of Your CSA Blog Post" title="How to Get the Most Out of Your CSA Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>I&rsquo;m a bit of a CSA junkie. </p> <p>I&rsquo;ve been a CSA member for the better part of the last 12 years. I love supporting local farmers and being challenged to sometimes cook things I don&rsquo;t typically buy or finding ways to make my family love certain veggies (or at least accept them for that meal). </p> <p>For those new to the idea, CSA stands for community-supported agriculture. Here&rsquo;s how it works: You pay a local farm up front, usually in the spring when the farmer has lots of expenses—seeds, soil amendments, etc.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/how_to_get_the_most_out_of_your_csa#comments Food Blog Carolyn Malcoun Food News & Origins - Food News Mon, 06 Jul 2015 21:03:27 +0000 kurtschulitz 286075 at http://www.eatingwell.com DIY Easy Flavored Ice Cubes http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/diy_easy_flavored_ice_cubes <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/diy_easy_flavored_ice_cubes" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/JA15_IceCubes_400sq.jpg" alt="DIY Easy Flavored Ice Cubes Blog Post" title="DIY Easy Flavored Ice Cubes Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>I love enjoying an ice-cold beverage on my deck in the summer. But I hate when the ice meant to keep my drink cold melts and waters it down instead. Flavored ice cubes to the rescue!</p> <p>Don&rsquo;t Miss: <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes_menus/recipe_slideshows/fresh_summer_cocktails_and_mocktails"><strong>Our Best Summer Cocktails &amp; Mocktails</strong></a></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/diy_easy_flavored_ice_cubes#comments Food Blog Carolyn Malcoun Entertaining Food News & Origins - EatingWell Magazine Mon, 29 Jun 2015 17:12:22 +0000 kurtschulitz 286041 at http://www.eatingwell.com Edamame: Healthy Recipes for the Other Green Bean http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/edamame_healthy_recipes_other_green_bean <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/edamame_healthy_recipes_other_green_bean" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/edamame_2.jpg" alt="Edamame: Healthy Recipes for the Other Green Bean Blog Post" title="Edamame: Healthy Recipes for the Other Green Bean Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>Surprisingly versatile, protein-packed and practically prep-free, shelled edamame are the start of light and fast dinners.</p> <p><strong>Soybean Savvy</strong><br /> Edamame are soybeans harvested before they are fully mature. These beans are green, unlike their grayish-white mature counterparts used to make tofu and soymilk. If you spy fresh edamame at your farmers’ market, scoop them up immediately—their taste and texture can’t be beat. Figure that 12 ounces of in-the-pod edamame yields about 11/4 cups shelled.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/edamame_healthy_recipes_other_green_bean#comments EatingWell Test Kitchen Food Blog Dinner Eating green Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Wed, 24 Jun 2015 17:51:01 +0000 kurtschulitz 286016 at http://www.eatingwell.com A Make-Ahead Mexican Fiesta http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/a_make_ahead_mexican_fiesta <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/a_make_ahead_mexican_fiesta" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/141007_EW_07TableHero_611_Cropped.jpg" alt="A Make-Ahead Mexican Fiesta Blog Post" title="A Make-Ahead Mexican Fiesta Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>When I entertain, I often make Mexican food. It’s easy, budget-friendly and everyone loves it. Plus I can please vegetarians, vegans, omnivores and even kids without making myself crazy, and the leftovers are always welcome.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/a_make_ahead_mexican_fiesta#comments Food Blog Healthy Cooking Blog Carolyn Malcoun Dinner Entertaining Holidays Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 28 Apr 2015 15:10:46 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 285700 at http://www.eatingwell.com The Difference Between Biscuits and Scones, Plus 6 Healthy Recipes http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/the_difference_between_biscuits_and_scones_plus_6_healthy_recipes <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/the_difference_between_biscuits_and_scones_plus_6_healthy_recipes" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/BG9170_Vaughn_0.JPG" alt="The Difference Between Biscuits and Scones, Plus 6 Healthy Recipes Blog Post" title="The Difference Between Biscuits and Scones, Plus 6 Healthy Recipes Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>Growing up in the South, I was served biscuits at breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Each family and restaurant has their own specific way of making them. Some are skinny and tall, others flat and wide, and some come nestled together like Parker House rolls in cast-iron pans. Served with butter or jam, smothered with gravy or topped with ham and cheese or a piece of fried chicken, biscuits are as Southern as bourbon, collards and mac and cheese. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/the_difference_between_biscuits_and_scones_plus_6_healthy_recipes#comments Food Blog Healthy Cooking Blog Breakfast Breana Lai Cooking tips Dessert Entertaining Recipe Makeover Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:47:40 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 285584 at http://www.eatingwell.com “Spiralized” Vegetable Noodles: Recipes to Up Your Pasta Game http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/spiralized_vegetable_noodles_recipes_to_up_your_pasta_game <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/spiralized_vegetable_noodles_recipes_to_up_your_pasta_game" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/mdp_12952.jpg" alt="“Spiralized” Vegetable Noodles: Recipes to Up Your Pasta Game Blog Post" title="“Spiralized” Vegetable Noodles: Recipes to Up Your Pasta Game Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>When I was tasked with testing vegetable noodle makers—aka “spiralizers”—I was hesitant. Growing up with a Chinese father, I primarily ate an Asian-inspired diet that included a lot of rice. But on special occasions, I had another option: noodles. And like most kids, when given the choice between rice and noodles, I’d always pick noodles. Noodles, in this case, meant ramen, lo mein, soba or egg and I loved them all—and still do. I was afraid that vegetable versions of my beloved noodles couldn’t come close to my enjoyment of the starchy originals. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/spiralized_vegetable_noodles_recipes_to_up_your_pasta_game#comments Food Blog Healthy Cooking Blog Breana Lai Cooking tips Dinner Kitchen tools Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:12:52 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 285583 at http://www.eatingwell.com 6 Ways to Use Nutritional Yeast http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/6_ways_to_use_nutritional_yeast <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/6_ways_to_use_nutritional_yeast" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/yeast_6690.jpg" alt="6 Ways to Use Nutritional Yeast Blog Post" title="6 Ways to Use Nutritional Yeast Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>Nutritional yeast has long been used by vegans as a naturally dairy-free cheese substitute because of its nutty, earthy, umami qualities. But this mustard-yellow powder is now attracting even more fans because of its stellar nutrition profile. </p> <p>Nicknamed nooch, yeshi and hippie dust, nutritional yeast is not the same as yeast used to make bread—it’s heated and dried so it doesn’t rise. </p><p>Two tablespoons of the flakes provides about 3 grams of protein and 2 grams of fiber. Plus, it’s a good source of minerals and B vitamins.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/6_ways_to_use_nutritional_yeast#comments Food Blog Food & health news Katie Cavuto, M.S., R.D. Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 17 Mar 2015 16:56:13 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 285413 at http://www.eatingwell.com How to Buy Thai Curry Paste, Plus Easy Recipes to Make with It http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/how_to_buy_thai_curry_paste_plus_easy_recipes_to_make_with_it <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/how_to_buy_thai_curry_paste_plus_easy_recipes_to_make_with_it" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/23974_Allen_310.jpg" alt="How to Buy Thai Curry Paste, Plus Easy Recipes to Make with It Blog Post" title="How to Buy Thai Curry Paste, Plus Easy Recipes to Make with It Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>We love a good Thai curry. And if you frequent Thai restaurants, you probably do too! You can put just about anything in a Thai curry, so we Test Kitchen cooks always keep curry paste on hand so we can whip up a curry with whatever we have hanging out in the fridge. </p> <p>When we decided to use Thai curry paste in the March/April 2015 issue for our <em>Market Pick</em> column (that’s where we do four different takes on one ingredient), we in the Test Kitchen thought it would only be prudent to try as many curry pastes as we could get our hands on. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/how_to_buy_thai_curry_paste_plus_easy_recipes_to_make_with_it#comments Food Blog Healthy Cooking Blog Carolyn Malcoun Cooking tips Dinner Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Wed, 11 Mar 2015 14:36:27 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 285388 at http://www.eatingwell.com Host an EatingWell Oscar Party http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/host_an_eatingwell_oscar_party <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/host_an_eatingwell_oscar_party" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/BV6277_310x310_web.jpg" alt="Host an EatingWell Oscar Party Blog Post" title="Host an EatingWell Oscar Party Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><h3>EatingWell’s Oscar-Ready Party Menu for 2015</h3> <p>My family hosts an Oscar party every year and each time we try to outdo ourselves when it comes to the party food and menu. It’s a fun challenge to pair dish ideas with nominees, giving our inner punners free rein. (In past years, for instance, we’ve had Lord of the <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/recipes/beer_battered_onion_rings_roasted_pepper_aioli.html">Onion Rings </a>and Dallas Buyers Club Sandwiches.)</p> <p>Here’s the food we’ll be serving on Oscar night (Sunday, Feb. 22) in honor of this year’s eight Best Picture contenders.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/host_an_eatingwell_oscar_party#comments Food Blog Dinner Entertaining Wendy Ruopp Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 17 Feb 2015 18:52:57 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 285185 at http://www.eatingwell.com A Valentine’s Day Dinner Menu for the Whole Family http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/a_valentines_day_dinner_menu_for_the_whole_family <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/a_valentines_day_dinner_menu_for_the_whole_family" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/carolyn_lila_308.jpg" alt="A Valentine’s Day Dinner Menu for the Whole Family Blog Post" title="A Valentine’s Day Dinner Menu for the Whole Family Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>My husband, Dan, actually likes Valentine’s Day, <em>the</em> Hallmark holiday of holidays. Flowers, cute cards, a little gift, a fancy dinner out or one made together at home (with plenty of good wine, of course). And maybe a back rub while we’re binge-watching Netflix, if I’m lucky. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/a_valentines_day_dinner_menu_for_the_whole_family#comments Food Blog Carolyn Malcoun Dinner Family meals Healthy kids Holidays Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Wed, 11 Feb 2015 19:41:52 +0000 Sarah Hoff 285147 at http://www.eatingwell.com The Only Overnight Oats Recipe You Need http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/the_only_overnight_oats_recipe_you_need <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/the_only_overnight_oats_recipe_you_need" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/BR9083_Beisch_310x310_web_1.jpg" alt="The Only Overnight Oats Recipe You Need Blog Post" title="The Only Overnight Oats Recipe You Need Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>Have you made overnight oats before? My husband loves oatmeal, but often he’s running late. So he recently started making overnight oats in a jar. He can warm it up and eat it at the table if he has time. And if he’s rushed, he can just grab a jar and go. </p> <p><strong>Don’t Miss:</strong> <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/make_ahead_breakfasts_to_grab_and_go">Make-Ahead Breakfasts to Grab & Go</a><br /> <a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/nutrition_health/nutrition_news_information/should_you_eat_breakfast_even_when_youre_not_hungry">Should You Eat Breakfast Even If You’re Not Hungry?</a></p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/the_only_overnight_oats_recipe_you_need#comments Food Blog Breakfast Carolyn Malcoun Cooking tips Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 06 Jan 2015 14:57:40 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284832 at http://www.eatingwell.com Like Kale and Brussels Sprouts? Try Kalettes! http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/like_kale_and_brussels_sprouts_try_kalettes <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/like_kale_and_brussels_sprouts_try_kalettes" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/nsp_141015_03_kalettes.jpg" alt="Like Kale and Brussels Sprouts? Try Kalettes! Blog Post" title="Like Kale and Brussels Sprouts? Try Kalettes! Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>This is a big deal, kind of like a new iPhone release in the produce aisle. Say hello to the Kalette. You may not know this veggie yet, but you certainly know its parents: kale and Brussels sprouts. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/like_kale_and_brussels_sprouts_try_kalettes#comments Food Blog Food & health news Lisa D'Agrosa, M.S., R.D. Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:18:14 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284645 at http://www.eatingwell.com Gift Ideas for Food Lovers http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/gift_ideas_for_food_lovers <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/gift_ideas_for_food_lovers" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/Holiday_Gift_Guide_0207_310.jpg" alt="Gift Ideas for Food Lovers Blog Post" title="Gift Ideas for Food Lovers Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>The holidays are my favorite time of year. Music, parties, lights, glitter, snow and, of course, the yummy food! </p> <p>The one thing I don't always love is holiday shopping. It's hard to know what to get for the people on my list. </p> <p>So this year, I polled my fellow EatingWell editors for their top gift picks for food lovers. Spread holiday cheer with any of these finds or give one to yourself (I won't tell). </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/gift_ideas_for_food_lovers#comments Food Blog Lisa D'Agrosa, M.S., R.D. Holidays Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 11 Nov 2014 20:15:34 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284433 at http://www.eatingwell.com Beyond the Beef Taco http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/beyond_the_beef_taco <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/beyond_the_beef_taco" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MP6071.JPG" alt="Beyond the Beef Taco Blog Post" title="Beyond the Beef Taco Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>Some people have pasta night every week, but the one thing you’re guaranteed to find on my weekly menu is “Taco Night.” </p> <p>This is a throwback to childhood, as we had crunchy tacos—the kind that came in a box complete with the seasoning packet to doctor up ground beef, taco sauce and shells—almost every week. But now I don’t discriminate; I love them all: fish tacos, chicken tacos, steak tacos, vegetarian tacos, even easy egg tacos for breakfast! </p> <p>Are you ready to shake up your taco-night routine? Give one of these healthy taco recipes a try.</p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/beyond_the_beef_taco#comments Food Blog Carolyn Malcoun Dinner Family meals Recipe Makeover Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 11 Nov 2014 16:52:59 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284431 at http://www.eatingwell.com Need an Easy Dinner? Put an Egg On It! http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/need_an_easy_dinner_put_an_egg_on_it <div><a href="http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/need_an_easy_dinner_put_an_egg_on_it" target="_blank"><img src="http://assets.eatingwell.com/sites/default/files/imagecache/148_148/MV6858_1.JPG" alt="Need an Easy Dinner? Put an Egg On It! Blog Post" title="Need an Easy Dinner? Put an Egg On It! Blog Post" border="0" width="148" height="148" /></a></div> <div><p>When I’m desperate to make an easy dinner, my mantra is “Put an egg on it.” </p> <p>I can pretty much always find something in my fridge to cook or roast and top with scrambled, poached or fried eggs. They’re the ultimate budget-shopper’s protein (at less than 40 cents each), last longer than any cut of meat and can help you make the most of your miscellaneous fridge finds.</p> <p>Wilting greens? Sauté them with some sliced onion and finely chopped garlic and they become the perfect meal when topped with a poached egg. </p></div> http://www.eatingwell.com/blogs/food_blog/need_an_easy_dinner_put_an_egg_on_it#comments Food Blog Breakfast Carolyn Malcoun Dinner Family meals Multimedia & Tools - Blogs Tue, 04 Nov 2014 15:59:55 +0000 suzie.qu_559209 284396 at http://www.eatingwell.com