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Easy Parsnip and Apple Soup Recipe from 'The Lazy Gourmet' Cookbook

Easy Parsnip and Apple Soup Recipe from 'The Lazy Gourmet' Cookbook

Earthy parsnips and sweet apples combine to make a perfectly sublime soup in this recipe from "The Lazy Gourmet" cookbook.

Cooking Tips and Shortcuts for Novice Chefs

Cooking Tips and Shortcuts for Novice Chefs

Addicted to "Top Chef" but still unsure about your own culinary abilities? These four easy cooking tips and shortcuts from "The Lazy Gourmet" cookbook will give you the confidence you need in the kitchen.

Raising Your Family Vegetarian

Raising Your Family Vegetarian

Raising your children as vegetarians is a personal choice more and more parents are making due to health and environmental benefits. If you're among them, read on for tips and advice on how to help your family stick to a vegetarian diet without sacrificing nutrition.

2011 New Rochelle Farmers Market Opens

2011 New Rochelle Farmers Market Opens

The New Rochelle Farmers Market opens for its third season of delicious locally grown food and vibrant locally based atmosphere on Friday, June 17, 2011, at the Library Green.

Whole Foods Opens in Fairfield

Whole Foods Opens in Fairfield

For foodies in Fairfield, the search for fresh, local, and certified organic produce is about to get a whole lot easer. On June 3 at 8:30am, Whole Foods Market will open its eighth Connecticut location in Fairfield at 350 Grasmere Avenue.

How to Throw a Great BBQ

How to Throw a Great BBQ

From Memorial Day to Labor Day, nothing spells family summer party quite like a great bbq and cookout. So grab the kids, buy the burgers and dogs, light up the grill, and prepare to start the summer off right. With so many tasty bbq recipes and fun party themes, you and your family just might be grilling all summer long.

Fun Watermelon Recipes for Summer

Fun Watermelon Recipes for Summer

Love watermelon? Check out these tasty recipes featuring this surprisingly versatile summer fruit (kid tested, parent approved!), including watermelon "donuts," cupcakes, "lasagna," sandwiches, and more!

Family-Approved Watermelon Recipe: Watermelon Fire and Ice Salsa

Family-Approved Watermelon Recipe: Watermelon Fire and Ice Salsa

Try this recipe for a refreshing twist on salsa using watermelon, the quintessential summer fruit.

Family-Approved Watermelon Recipe: Watermelon Syrup

Family-Approved Watermelon Recipe: Watermelon Syrup

For the kids, serve this sweet topping over vanilla ice cream or angel food cake, or mix it into sparkling water for a watermelon soda. For adults, it's terrific for watermelon martinis or other creative cocktails.

Family-Approved Watermelon Recipe: Shrimp Watermelon Sate

Family-Approved Watermelon Recipe: Shrimp Watermelon Sate

Kids love watermelon, and while eating it plain more than satisfies, why not put a fun twist on a summertime classic? Check out this recipe for shrimp watermelon sate. Parents will love the healthy component, and kids will think they're getting away with something when they devour their favorite summer treat at dinnertime.

Calling All Grillmasters! Avoid Picnic Pitfalls and Barbecue Blunders WIth Simple Home Food Safety Tips

Calling All Grillmasters! Avoid Picnic Pitfalls and Barbecue Blunders WIth Simple Home Food Safety Tips

As temperatures rise, remember the importance of food safety this summer whether you're eating meals in the kitchen or outdoors.

Family-Approved Watermelon Recipe: Watermelon Donuts

Family-Approved Watermelon Recipe: Watermelon Donuts

Kids love watermelon, and while eating it plain more than satisfies, why not put a fun twist on a summertime classic? Check out this recipe for watermelon donuts. Parents will love the healthy component, and kids will devour their favorite summer treat as a dessert.

How to Select and Store the Perfect Watermelon

How to Select and Store the Perfect Watermelon

Watermelon may be a classic summer favorite for kids and parents, but choosing a perfectly sweet and juicy one from the bin at the local grocery can be difficult. Use the following tips to ensure your watermelon is a prime pick and then use it in a few delicious recipes.

Lunchables Lunch Combinations Introduces New Line With a Full Serving of Fruit in Each Pack

Lunchables Lunch Combinations Introduces New Line With a Full Serving of Fruit in Each Pack

Classic kids lunch brand Lunchables introduces new fruit packs with a full serving of fruit in each pack.

A Parents' Guide to Health and Well Being

A Parents' Guide to Health and Well Being

We've rounded up a selection of Greenwich Hospital's best health advice for moms, dads, and kids.

Why Good Nutrition is Important for New Moms

Why Good Nutrition is Important for New Moms

New moms need good, nutritious meals to keep their infants healthy. Check out these commonly asked nutrition questions for new moms, courtesy of Greenwich Hospital.

How to Keep a High Fiber Diet

How to Keep a High Fiber Diet

Looking to add more fiber to your family's diet? We've listed some commonly asked fiber questions and answers, courtesy of Greenwich Hospital.

How to Keep a Low Sodium Diet

How to Keep a Low Sodium Diet

Want to lessen the amount of sodium in your family's diet? Check out our list of tips, courtesy of Greenwich Hospital.

The Heart-Healthy Diet

The Heart-Healthy Diet

Make sure your family is eating a heart-healthy diet - read up on some tips courtesy of Greenwich Hospital.

New York City Flik Invitational Cook-Off Raises $5,200 for Children's Culinary Education

New York City Flik Invitational Cook-Off Raises $5,200 for Children's Culinary Education

Culinary teams from NYC's The Trinity School, The Dalton School, and The Grace Church School competed to raise funds for The Dinner Party Project.

Strong Bones and Healthy Nutrition

Strong Bones and Healthy Nutrition

Want to maintain a calcium-rich diet for strong healthy bones? We've listed some tips, courtesy of Greenwich Hospital.

How to Stop Your Child's Mealtime Tantrums

How to Stop Your Child's Mealtime Tantrums

America's Dinner Mom, a New York mother and author of "Dinner for Busy Moms," offers strategies on how to beat your child's food tantrums.

12 Tips to Encourage Healthy Eating

12 Tips to Encourage Healthy Eating

Jeanne Muchnick, a New York mother also known as America's Dinner Mom, offers the following advice to get your family eating healthier.

Superfoods for Kids: The Nutrients They Need and Where to Find Them

Superfoods for Kids: The Nutrients They Need and Where to Find Them

Learn about the five key nutrients for kids that help them stay focused, boost their energy, and grow strong. Starting your kids on these foods early will help ensure a lifetime of healthy eating.

Fun And Easy Ways To Get Your Kids To Eat Breakfast

Fun And Easy Ways To Get Your Kids To Eat Breakfast

We all know the old adage: "Breakfast is the most important meal of the day." Nevertheless, many parents find themselves short of time or struggling to get their kids to eat a healthful breakfast every morning. These tips will help make the morning meal easy and fun for all ages.




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