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How to sneak fruits and vegetables into any recipe

Fruits and vegetables are the building blocks of a healthy diet. But many people do not eat the recommended number of servings of produce.That's especially true among growing children, who can benefit greatly from the vitamins and nutrients fruits and ...

Stay safe during National Food Safety Education Month

Food poisoning, an illness caused by bacteria or other pathogens in food, causes an estimated 48 million illnesses (representing one out of six Americans), 128,000 hospitalizations and 3,000 deaths annually in the U.S., according to Centers for Disease Control and ...

Does this need to be in the fridge?

What foods need to be stored in the refrigerator?

McDonald’s® offers free breakfast to Baltimore students September 18

On Friday, September 18, 2015, participating McDonald’s restaurants in the Greater Baltimore area will offer free breakfast to kindergarten through eighth grade students from 6 a.m. to 9 a.m.

Restaurant report card grades on antibiotics in meat supply

A new report is sounding the alarm about the use of antibiotics in the meat and poultry supply chains of the 25 largest U.S. fast food and "fast casual" restaurants.

Scrumptious stir-fry for the family

Stir-fry is a dish many people, adults and kids alike, seem to love. That popularity is perhaps because no two stir-fry dishes ever seem to be the same or because stir-fry dishes encourage cooks to take chances with ingredients.

Tasty meal gets kids cooking in the kitchen

Getting children to try new foods is not always easy. Kids have a tendency to be picky when it comes to the foods they eat, and many youngsters are reluctant to try all but the most familiar foods.

Foods that help fight cancer

While no single food or ingredient can prevent people from getting cancer, research has shown a link between excess body fat and various cancers.

Family-friendly meals need not take a lot of time

Parents faced with the nightly task of preparing meals for their families often feel as if there's just not enough time to cook a hearty, homecooked meal the whole family can enjoy.

To make smart school lunches, think like a kid

Making school lunch can feel like a thankless job, but it doesn’t have to be a major chore.

Turn apple-picking excursions into apple pies

Certain activities are unique to autumn, and apple-picking certainly falls into that category.

Simple and spicy Indian food at home

Indian cuisine is known for its creative use of spices, which often attracts foodies who simply can’t get enough flavor or kick in their meals. For those who want to try their hands at creating their own fiery Indian meal, ...

Bobby’s Burger Palace opens in Towson

Local burger lovers have a new spot to add to their foodie list. Bobby’s Burger Palace (BBP) opened on July 28, 2015 at 515 Virginia Avenue in Towson Square.

Great new cocktails to try this season

Cooler temperatures invite a new season of cocktails, featuring richer flavors to entertain yourself and guests.PHOTO SOURCE: (c) Max Flatow

Calzones: An alternative to pizza

Calzones provide a fun and tasty alternative to pizza. Home cooks who want to think outside the pizza box.