Sign up for our recipe newsletters so you never miss a new recipe!
cdkitchen > cooking experts > articles

Cooking Articles

Meet the experts:
Cooking Expert Cooking Expert Cooking Expert Cooking Expert Cooking Expert Cooking Expert Cooking Expert Cooking Expert Cooking Expert Cooking Expert
Recipe for a Happy New Year
New Year's morning: a day full of promise, begun with resolutions and expectations of a better year to come. My first resolution on New Year's morning is generally some variation of swearing off alcohol...


Some New Ways to Welcome the Year
New Year’s traditions. We either love ‘em, hate ‘em or ignore ‘em. And yet from making resolutions to toasting the best that’s yet to come—or in whatever other ways you celebrate the arrival...


Get Lucky With Black-Eyed Peas
Everyone always makes lots of New Year’s resolutions. I used to. I recently went back to one my journals from age eleven, and read a list that I had written up the day before New Year’s Eve. A sample...


The New "Chip" Is Green
In a surprising entrance to the world of snack foods, kale is making a strong case for its place as the “new potato chip.” That’s right, kale--dark green and curly, flat and thin, red tipped, or...


New Year's Resolutions for Competent Cooks
The problem with New Year's resolutions is that they can be awfully tough to keep. We tend to make resolutions for the more trying things in life that we wish to change but somehow rarely do. This year...


Grits: A Neglected Fruit
Professor Bachelor Chow--that would be me--or Dr. BC for short, is from the Deep South. After a brief stint living in the frozen Midwest, I now thankfully reside in central Texas (pronounced "Tey-Hass"...


Resolution: Simplify
Dear Diary, Happy 2011. Another year over, another year of resolutions: some fulfilled, some abandoned, others achieved with varying degrees of success. Luckily I no longer make pointless resolutions...


Rub a Dub Dub, Cooking Up Some Fun In The Tub!
With the close of the holiday season, you and your kids may feel like you’ve been stuck in the house for a long time. With a long, cold winter ahead for many parts of the United States, you may be looking...


Puff the Magic Pastry, Part II
Most commercial bakeries these days don't make their own puff pastry, even some of the fancier French ones (shhh!). The ones that do sure aren't making the stuff by hand; they use a sheeter, which is...


Health(ier) Eating
I can tell the holidays are over. It’s not just all the Christmas decorations and candy on sale for 99% off the original price. It’s not the leftover gift bags or crumpled wrapping paper still loitering...


Eating *Right* In The New Year
Now is the time of resolutions. While most New Year’s resolutions involving food tend revolve around eating less of it, I propose this be the year not so much of eating less as eating right. Eating...


New Ideas For The New Year?
Once the New Year starts, it’s time for "out with the old, in with the new," right? You’re tired of the same old, same old. It’s time to step off the tired old dinner train and onto an exciting...


Soup and Salad: The Perfect Non-Diet Diet
I have never been one for diets. But it is the beginning of January, which means after over a month of over-indulging, even the most diet averse are starting to think about ways to slim down for the New...


Meals the Whole Family Will Eat
Do you find yourself in the situation of cooking different meals for different members of your family? One of your kids doesn’t eat anything but pasta and the other is a meat lover. Your husband is...


Do-able New Year's Resolutions
Well, it’s the New Year. Are you ready for it? Is it a fresh start or just another day, another week? Well, judging by the attendance at Times Square, and all the dinner reservations and night-out...


Start Your Year Off Right: Slow Cooker Spaghetti
There’s nothing like stepping through the door when there’s an Italian dish brewing. With its garlicky, rich olive oil, hint of tomato undertones, Italian food has that magical way of making the whole...


 

Search the cooking articles
Search:
This only searches the cooking expert articles. For regular recipe searches, use the search box located at the top of the website.