May 2018 Magazine Features
Cooking Vegetables Takes More Creativity—And That's a Good Thing
Neanderthals could cook a steak over fire. Preparing carrots and their ilk creatively takes a little more evolutionary thought.
How to Make the Best Spring Salad Ever
Newly sprouted spring veggies and vibrant butter lettuce make us crave some serious crunch. Salad for President author Julia Sherman shares a dish and smart bowl-building tips, plus great gear for spinning greens and keeping them garden-fresh.
How to Make French Onion Dip With Half the Calories
Our savory snack duo slashes a third of the sodium off the classic chip-and-dip combo.
How to Win Dinner with a Waffle Iron
Skinnytaste founder Gina Homolka transformed her unused, dusty waffle iron into a must-have tool for quick and easy weeknight dinners.
The No-Recipe Guide to Making Perfect Mussels Every Time
Mussels are easier to cook than you’d think.
Stop Drinking That Coconut Water—And Start Cooking With It
This versatile ingredient is delicious in traditional Asian dishes and modern recipes.
The 3 Best Types of Coconut Water to Cook With
Add coconut water to your cooking arsenal with these favorite brands.
How True Are Those Mushroom Health Claims?
Healthy? Yes, but some claims about mushrooms sound too good to be true.
6 Mushroom-Enhanced Foods We Can't Live Without
You'll find these products at well-stocked stores near you.
Try This One Trick to Make Mushrooms MUCH More Nutritious
Here is how to select and store your mushrooms for maximum quality—plus an easy way to increase the Vitamin D content.
6 Kinds of Mushroom You Should Start Cooking With Today
Reach past the buttons and those baby 'bellas—These edibles are relatively easy to find, and intensely flavorful.
10 Foods to Eat for Healthier Hair—Plus 4 Treatments to Try Now
Some foods found in a healthy diet can actually improve hair length and strength.
Do You Need to Worry About Your Pet's Joint Health?
Learn some strategies for easing inflammation and arthritis symptoms for dogs and cats.
The Troubling Link Between Belly Fat and Bone Health
Here’s a quick guide to some of the factors that affect your frame.
5 Ergonomic Tools That Make Cooking Easier
This gear is specifically designed with comfort, efficiency, and safety in mind.
7 Recipes That Make the Most of Spring Vegetables
You’ve been waiting for these seasonal beauties, and now they’re finally here: Artichokes, asparagus, sweet peas, and other tender treasures are popping up at the farmers market. Put them to delicious use in fresh, light dishes that capture the way you want to eat right now.
The 3 Major Types of Miso—And the 5 Brands We Love
This foundational Japanese ingredient can—and should—be used for way more than just soup. Here's what we recommend.
Want a Tasty Way to Eat Healthy? Learn to Cook Like a Californian
Inspired by some of California's finest chefs, we offer up a bounty of dishes that—with minimum fuss—maximize the sweet, vibrant flavor and tender texture of spring veggies.
6 Pantry Items California Chefs Always Keep on Hand
To make the most of the season’s fresh produce, our California chefs always keep these items on hand.
Easy, 6-Ingredient Guacamole
Every one of the ingredients plays a key role because with this guacamole, it's all about flavor balance.