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Almost any apple can be enjoyed when eaten fresh. However, not all apples are ideal for the kitchen. Below is a chart with some of the best baking and cooking apples in North America.

Here is a guide on how to cook grains. Listed below are common and uncommon grains, how to use them in meals, and cooking instructions. 

Major dietary sources of fiber include whole grain cereals, breads, legumes (dried beans), fruits, and vegetables.

The following is a list of substitutions for common cooking ingredients.

Enjoy our simple punch recipes and tips from easy fruit punch for kids' birthday parties to more formal holiday punches to non-alcoholic options. Make your punch a smashing success!

Simple Punch Recipe Tips

  • Get out the punch bowl and put it...

The holidays are full of family, friends and food, and as we gather together, even the table itself becomes an important part of the festivities. While rediscovering old ways and finding new ones to make this holiday special, consider the setting and decoration...

Setting the table for a special dinner isn't as difficult as it may initially seem.

We do not want to intimidate guests by being too formal, yet some rules do apply. The following diagram shows a full-blown table setting for a fancy dinner party. Adjust it as necessary to...

Whether you're having a family reunion or a backyard gathering, it can be tricky to figure out how much food to feed a crowd.

You don't want to run short, and yet you'd rather not blow your food budget on one meal. Here's a look at the most commonly-...

How much do you need when you're cooking for a crowd?

The following is a list wine measure equivalencies.

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