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No Magic Diet Dec. 25, 2020

Nutrition News

This is the season when we turn to that magic diet that will help us drop those unwelcome COVID-19 a... Read More

Turn Your Barbecue Grill Into a Baking Oven Sep. 09, 2020

Everyday Cheapskate

If you have an outdoor barbecue grill with a cover, you can turn it into an outdoor oven. Why would ... Read More

Nuts for Your Health Aug. 14, 2020

Nutrition News

Like coffee, eggs and many other foods, nuts can be confusing. Are they good for you? But aren't the... Read More

COVID Bread Apr. 11, 2020

Katiedid Langrock

"I haven't left my house in 29 days," my friend said. "The only thing that would drive me out of my ... Read More

Is Bread Fattening? Nov. 12, 2019

'Tween 12 & 20

DR. WALLACE: I am very self-conscious about my weight. I try to eat healthy, nutritious foods. That ... Read More

7 Awesome Ways to Use Up Stale Bread with Delicious Results Jul. 03, 2019

Everyday Cheapskate

Who doesn't wince at the thought of throwing out food that's past its prime? Take bread, for instanc... Read More

10 Incredibly Clever Ways to Use Bread Bags Nov. 19, 2018

Everyday Cheapskate

As you know — and only because I write about it so much — I may as well be president of ... Read More

Carbo-Boding Jan. 10, 2018


Dietary fat has long been considered a dirty word and something to be avoided. But a new internation... Read More

Bake Bread, Save Dough: Basics for 5-Minutes-a-Day Bread Bakers Dec. 07, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

You may recall a column from a few weeks ago on baking bread, specifically, the book "Artisan Bread ... Read More

Stop! Don't Throw That Away Jun. 26, 2017

Everyday Cheapskate

Now and then it happens: Bread gets stale; milk turns sour; produce turns ugly; and frozen stuff tha... Read More

Glycemic Index Debunked Dec. 02, 2016

Nutrition News

A new study finds that the glycemic index just can't be trusted. The study, done by researchers at T... Read More

The Truth About Carbs Sep. 02, 2016

Nutrition News

Most of the time, carbs get a bad rap. Some people claim carbs are fattening and others claim carbs ... Read More

The Unintended Consequences of 1,000 Bread Bags Jan. 27, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

As you know — and only because I write about it so much — I may as well be president of ... Read More

BYOB Club Member in Good Standing -- Getting Better Every Day Jan. 06, 2016

Everyday Cheapskate

For years, I'd had a love-hate relationship with baking bread. It's a domestic skill I could never m... Read More

Finding Salt Aug. 29, 2014

C Force

Q: Eating food wouldn't be much fun without salt, yet we are constantly being told to avoid it in ou... Read More

Strange Brew

Jun. 27, 2014

The Meaning of Lila

Mar. 07, 2014


Feb. 14, 2014

Drown Out Cold Weather With These All-Time Favorite Vegan Soups and Stews Feb. 13, 2014

Cooks' Books

"Vegan Soups and Hearty Stews for All Seasons" by Nava Atlas (Clarkson Potter, $17.95) Even during y... Read More

Wizard of Id

Feb. 03, 2014