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What’s Up with Drinkable Soup? — On Trend

Here's a question for you: Do you drink soup, or do you eat soup? Most people you ask will say you "eat" it, but a new crop of trendy "drinkable soup" purveyors might have you thinking twice.


The Chicken Dinner Playbook: 5 Techniques to Memorize for Quick Weeknight Meals — Recipes from The Kitchn

One of the most priceless lessons I took away from culinary school was the value of really learning and understanding cooking techniques over recipes. There was no emphasis on learning a long list of specific recipes. I've carried this into my own kitchen, and it has changed me as a home cook and how I think about getting meals on the table for my family.

The way I see it is, when you start with a recipe you get a single meal. But learn the basics of a specific cooking technique and add a little inspiration, and you'll see that you can turn that into so many different variations. A perfect example of this is the beloved weeknight chicken dinner. From a sheet pan supper to a sweet and tangy stir-fry, these five weeknight meals build on basic cooking techniques for quick and easy chicken dinners.


The Storage Bag Trick for Organizing Your Fridge Better — Storage Smarts

I run a tight ship when it comes to my refrigerator. I can't stand a messy fridge, so I spend a lot of time trying to prevent that. I find myself frequently pulling leftovers that have gotten pushed to the back of the fridge to the front so they won't get forgotten about, and lining up various condiments. Beyond this, there is one tool I lean on daily to keep my fridge in the shape I like it: zip-top bags.


16 Essential Soup Recipes for Fall — Recipes from The Kitchn

While I will happily dip my spoon into a warm bowl of soup all year long, there is no time more satisfying and comforting than right now in the early days of fall. Now is when I trade the light, summery soups for ones loaded with hearty fall veggies, warm spices, beans, and grains.

From sweet potato chowder and roasted vegetable soup, to mushroom and barley soup and a slow cooker chicken tortilla number, these are the 16 essential soup recipes to take you through fall.


My Favorite Healthy Recipes: Anne from Salt Lake City, Utah — My Healthy Recipes

(Image credit: Susanna Hopler)

Welcome to Kitchn's new series My Favorite Healthy Recipes, where we show you how real people around the country (and even world) eat "healthy," however they choose to define that for themselves. Maybe you'll even find a few recipes to add to your own meal plan.

Name: Anne
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Age: 29
Occupation: Part-time editor/writer, full-time mom
Number of people in household: 4 (my husband, myself, and two girls (2 1/2 and 3 months old)


​After My Divorce, Dinnertime Became Less About Food — My Two Tables

The summer of 2003 was one filled with much anticipation for me. My then husband and I were building a house in the country, something we had talked about doing since we started dating, and I was in a constant stupor dreaming up all the recipes I would make in our new kitchen.

Walking through our shell of a house on the night it was framed was thrilling. I could imagine myself on warm summer evenings looking out the little window above the sink as I washed berries for a pie. The island would be where I would mince and chop, while the counter space next to the stove would hold glass jars of rice, oats, and flour. The book filled with countless family recipes would get covered in butter, sugar, tomato sauce, and herbs.


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