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Easiest Ever Beef-and-Pasta One-Dish Dinner

Easiest Ever Beef-and-Pasta One-Dish Dinner

Quick and easy recipes somehow have an urgency we weren’t feeling during the lazy days of summer. And this one for Beefy Pasta Skillet is one of our favorites — a hearty pasta dinner for four that delivers all the great flavors of ...more

How to Thaw Meat in the Microwave: 5 Things You Didn’t Know

How to Thaw Meat in the Microwave: 5 Things You Didn’t Know

  Microwaves are good for so many things (popcorn, anyone?), that it should be easy to forgive them for their weaknesses. But if you’ve ever been in a crunch and tried to thaw chicken breast for dinner only to end up with an ...more

Has “Meat” Become a Dirty Word at Taco Bell?

Has “Meat” Become a Dirty Word at Taco Bell?

Judging from Taco Bell’s ads and other promo material, you’d think the chain was totally fearless, what with all those big, bold, brawny tacos and burritos veritably muscling their way across your TV screen and a tagline for its ...more

Italian Casserole: Dinner for $10

Italian Casserole: Dinner for $10

There’s nothing particularly earth shattering about this Italian Casserole, mostly because it’s made up of the very things that have long been a staple on American dinner tables across the country: pasta with a hearty, chunky ...more

Easy Mexican Beef Tacos: 30-Minute Meal

Easy Mexican Beef Tacos: 30-Minute Meal

Mexican food is all the rage, and if it’s quick and easy to make, you’ve got a weeknight winner on your hands. So get ready for Easy Beef Tacos, a recipe that takes only 30 minutes to get on the table but delivers all of the South ...more

Cuban Burgers: Dinner for $10

Cuban Burgers: Dinner for $10

Looking to add a bit of flair to run-of-the-mill burgers? Then have we got the burgers for you!   These hearty burgers taken their inspiration from … well, guess where. Top them with ham, melted cheese and crisp dill pickles for a ...more

Surprising Ways Your Smartphone Helps You Save: Supermarket Savvy

Surprising Ways Your Smartphone Helps You Save: Supermarket Savvy

Not long ago, Bloomberg News reported on a new grocery store phenomenon: “mobile blinders.” Say what? Well, more than half of Americans now own smartphones, and what do smartphone owners often do when we’re standing in line at ...more

How to Coupon: Magazines Can Be Good Sources for Coupons

How to Coupon: Magazines Can Be Good Sources for Coupons

Coupon experts know that the best coupons are found in newspaper inserts. Next best are online printables, although they’re often for a lesser face value than their newspaper counterparts (and you’ve got to supply your own printer ...more

MyPlate Meals: 6 Healthy, Hearty Beef Recipes

MyPlate Meals: 6 Healthy, Hearty Beef Recipes

“Healthy beef” isn’t an oxymoron. In fact, when you look for beef recipes that are low in calories, fat and sodium, these two words are actually perfectly harmonious.   For most of us, this news is very welcome. In recent ...more

Is Using Your Credit Card for Groceries Too Risky? — Supermarket Savvy

Is Using Your Credit Card for Groceries Too Risky? — Supermarket Savvy

Oh, to live in the 21st century: a few beeps on the touchscreen, a swipe of your credit card, and you can breeze right out of the grocery store. The time when our mother’s dutifully hauled the family checkbook along to do the week’s ...more

How to Keep Meat Fresh: Smart Storage

How to Keep Meat Fresh: Smart Storage

It probably goes without saying, but always store meat — poultry, beef, pork, lamb, and game — in the refrigerator.*   Get meat into the fridge as soon as you get home from the store and be aware of how much time it spent out of ...more

Perfect Meatballs: What’s The Secret?

Perfect Meatballs: What’s The Secret?

I crazy-love meatballs. I swear we have them at least once a week, and even though they are more labor-intensive than, say, a simple meat sauce, I just can’t resist.   On the other hand, to say I have the secret to perfect meatballs ...more

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