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School Lunch and Snack Ideas without Nuts

By Alana Sugar, August 24, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Alana Sugar

Avocado, Lettuce and Tomato Pita Pockets

Avocado, Lettuce and Tomato Pita Pockets

Now that school has started, you want to send your children off with a nutritious lunch, something they’ll enjoy that will leave them satisfied. But for kids with peanut and/or tree-nut allergies and for those in nut-free classrooms, packing a school lunch or serving a simple snack requires a bit of extra thought and planning.  

With a variety of ideas and...

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What to Make This Week

By Megan Myers, August 23, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

It’s time to say goodbye to summer and return to the regular autumn routine. For us, that means returning to the kitchen as well and making sure we have dinner options at the ready! To help you get dinner on the table after busy days, we’ve collected recipes for every night of the week.

Slow Cooker Veggie and Chicken Pot Pie

Slow Cooker Veggie and Chicken Pot Pie

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Favorite New Recipe: Cauliflower and Broccoli Tots

By Molly Siegler, August 21, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Molly Siegler

UPDATE: You may have received an email from us promising 8 Extra-Fast Dinner Ideas. That info was left out, and we apologize. Here are those dinner ideas. Happy cooking!

We asked Molly Siegler, our culinary content editor, to share some of her favorite new recipes coming out of our test kitchen. Here’s one that’s great for kids and grownups alike, because who doesn’t love a good tot? And this one has a twist!

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Dice, Chop, Slice: A Guide To Knives

By Fix.com, August 20, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Fix.com

Kitchen Knife

The array of kitchen knives available is pretty awesome. From light paring knives to heavy cleavers, it is easier than ever for today’s wielder to learn the cutting edge techniques, and become better cooks.

The structure of the knife consists of a metal blade, with a tang protruding off the back end. A handle is fitted to the tang for grip. From the front of the knife to the back we have the tip (the pointy front), following along the sharp edge you round the heel of the blade, and move up the bolster, which is the rear edge of the blade that creates space between the handle and the edge. Then you hit the handle, and return along the spine of the blade to the tip.

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Quick Dinners with Roasted Chicken

By Elizabeth Leader Smith, August 18, 2015  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Elizabeth Leader Smith

Sonoma Chicken Salad

Sonoma Chicken Salad

If the start of a new school year is having you scramble for convenient meal solutions, take note: Roasted chicken is the shortcut tip of the season. But all roasted chickens are not created equal. Our chickens are 5-Step™ Animal Welfare Rated and raised without antibiotics or added growth hormones. (Federal regulations prohibit the use of hormones when...

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