What Is Tulsi Holy Basil Adaptogen

As an herbalist, most people I talk to are seeking relief from a spot in their lives that feels out of hand; some kind of environmental, physical, or mental stress has pushed them far from the familiarity of having manageable and comfortable lives. What if instead of reacting to our lives once they reached a […]

Yes, You Can Make Risotto Without Wine

Take a look at pretty much any recipe out there for risotto and you’ll notice it calls for white wine, usually about 1/2 cup or so. It’s one of risotto’s signature ingredients so you may think, given that it’s in so many recipes (including ours), using it is nonnegotiable. What if, for whatever reason, you’d […]

20 Weeknight Dinners to Add to Your Meal Plan

Need a little help with next week’s meal plan? Not only do we have some fresh and truly delicious dinner inspiration, but these are also the meals everyone around the table will be excited to tuck into. You’ll feel good about getting a wholesome, nourishing meal (and some extra veggies) on the table with the […]

The Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipe on Pinterest

I don’t care what season it is: winter, summer, spring, or fall — there’s always a good reason to bust out your slow cooker. There is nothing better than a recipe that requires very little hands-on work and delivers on all the flavor. The slow cooker is the tool we turn to when we’re short […]

Safest Cutting Board – Raw Chicken

I hate to tell you this, but your cutting board is right up there with your sponge and sink in terms of the dirtiest places in your kitchen. “There’s more fecal bacteria on a cutting board than on a toilet,” says Dr. Chuck Gerba, a professor of microbiology at University of Arizona. That’s because cutting […]

How To Oil Butcher Block Countertops

A fresh look for your butcher block countertop doesn’t haven’t to involve the headache of extensive sanding to rejuvenate the surface. An application of food-safe oils (or another of the options we’ll share below) can restore the surface’s sheen and help recondition with each application. Want a fresh look for your butcher block surface? Try […]

Crispy Garlic Avocado Fries (Baked)

Crispy Garlic Avocado Fries are coated in a crunchy garlic panko crust and baked to crispy perfection!   Avocado Fries I was at a conference with a friend in Chicago and we spotted avocado fries on the menu.  Avocado fries!?  I love everything that has to do with avocado and couldn’t wait to try these […]

Easy Rotisserie Chicken Recipes | Kitchn

If there was ever a grocery store shortcut worthy of an award, it’s the rotisserie chicken. I believe there are few things this fully cooked bird can’t do. And while it certainly makes a simple and comforting meal on its own, it also lends itself to so many other uses. These are my 15 favorite […]

Top Chef Gail Simmons – Grocery Saves Splurges

“Grocery budgets are easy to stick to,” said no one ever. There’s always the temptation of some expensive gooey cheese, a super-nice cut of steak, or even the little indulgences that somehow add up. For Top Chef’s Gail Simmons, her budget buster could easily become a fancy yogurt she just found out about. Keep reading […]

Recipe: No-Bake Salted Chocolate Oatmeal Bars

There are good no-bake bars, and then there are really amazing no-bake bars that people gush over and remember for months to come. These are most certainly the latter. Take my word on it for now, but one bite and you’ll become a believer. What makes this double-layered treat of brown butter- and marshmallow-coated oats […]