Healthy Cooking How-Tos

Learn how to cook healthy and delicious foods at home from the food and nutrition experts at EatingWell.

Tips for Storing & Freezing Foods

Can You Freeze Potatoes?
Yes, you can freeze potatoes and sweet potatoes! Here's how to freeze french fries, hash browns, mashed potatoes and more, plus the best recipes for using all those frozen spuds.
How to Freeze Fresh Fruits and Vegetables
Got extra produce? Just freeze it! Here's how to freeze fresh fruits and vegetables so they'll last much longer.
You Can Revive Wilted Lettuce & Veggies with This Simple Trick
Is your crisper drawer is full of wilted salad greens, bendy beans, flimsy carrots and celery? Here's how to fix your vegetables so they don't go to waste.
How to Freeze Butter to Save Money and Always Have It on Hand
Everyone's favorite baking ingredient freezes like a dream. Here's how!
How to Store Cucumbers
If you're stumped on how to store cucumbers, we can help.

Cooking Tricks

How to Cook Beets So They're Actually Delicious
If you don't love beets, using one of these methods to prepare beets for roasting, steaming and boiling might just change your mind.
6 Mistakes That Ruin Mashed Potatoes (and How to Fix Them)
Make the best mashed potatoes ever by avoiding these pitfalls, like gummy, soggy and cold mashed potatoes. Find out the best potatoes for mashing, how to prep them and more tips.
How to Tell If Peanut Butter Is Bad

The next time you open a jar, check for these signs before consuming.