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Ground Turkey Goodness

By Alana Sugar, September 1, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Alana Sugar

Turkey Sloppy Janes

Turkey Sloppy Janes

Lots of people are keeping their fat and calorie intake down by choosing plant proteins like legumes and soy along with lean meats like skinless chicken or turkey, and less red meat. If you love hamburger and want a good alternative, you may want to try ground turkey in your recipes. You can use it just as you would ground meat, like beef, lamb or pork. It’s surprisingly good, especially when combined with other flavorful ingredients. In addition to hamburgers, begin cooking with...

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What to Make This Week

By Megan Myers, August 31, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

Cooking a good meal at home doesn’t have to be difficult, especially when we’ve taken all the guesswork out of meal planning for you. Make these recipes for the entrée or to round out your main dishes this week!

Quick Italian Spinach and Pasta Soup – Vegan, Vegetarian
Quick Italian Spinach and Pasta SoupVegan, Vegetarian


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10 Things to do with Pizza Dough Beyond Pizza

By Elizabeth Leader Smith, August 30, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Elizabeth Leader Smith

Quick Heirloom Tomato Foccacia
Quick Heirloom Tomato Foccacia

A couple months ago, my family declared that Friday nights are pizza nights, so we now have frozen premade pizza dough at the ready. However, it was just last month when I was faced with an abundance of cherries and made Cherry Focaccia that I discovered premade pizza dough is a fantastic shortcut for dishes beyond pizza. Since then, I’ve uncovered even more...

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Why to Shop the Endcaps + Free Cheese Samples!

By Abe Louise Young, August 29, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Abe Louise Young

Jenny Rosenstrach, blogger and author of Dinner: A Love Story, has a single-minded pursuit to put healthy dinners on the table for her family, while getting the most out of every dollar in her household budget. In this short video she points out two ways to save: endcaps and cheese samples.

Savings at the Endcaps

Jenny highlights the value of shopping from endcaps — you know, the tall displays at the ends of every aisle. Great sales, promotions and in-season items are featured on endcaps. Check out the offerings and find the best deals.

Free Cheese Samples!


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Cooking with Kids: Good Tools

By Molly Siegler, August 28, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Molly Siegler

Now that you’re set up to cook safely in the kitchen alongside your young ones, let’s talk about the right tools to have on hand for your adventures. Though many of the tools you already have in your kitchen will be perfectly fine for cooking with kids, there are a few items (9 to be exact!) that are pretty indispensable if you’re going to make family kitchen fun a regular routine.

Cooking with Kids

Slow cooker

Not only is a slow cooker a magical device beloved by adults that allows dinner to bubble away unattended all day, but it’s a great tool for kids, too....

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