Good Mood Food

Make life delicious! Find light recipes to make any moment special: Feel like a kid again with Chili-Cheese Mac for a weeknight dinner. Make Saturday morning special with blueberry pancakes made from scratch. Share a pizza with friends. Make life delicious!

53 Must-Have Ingredients for a Global Kitchen

Foods and flavors from the global supermarket that every adventurous healthy cook should track down.

The World's Your Oyster
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The World's Your Oyster

Centuries ago, early traders would cross perilous waters for the chance to feast on exotic spices, fruits, and foods from far-away lands. In modern times, we are lucky to be able to find these ingredients at ethic markets, specialty stores, and even the plain old grocery store just a few miles from our homes.

From the enticingly exotic, to the new cultural staples, here’s a list of products every home cook should know about (no boat required).


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25 Best Vegetarian

Whether you have made the full vegetarian plunge or just want to mix it up, sans the meat, once a week, these healthy, meatless main dishes will have you swooning.

Fontal Polenta with Mushroom Sauté