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Your Guide to Risotto Done Right

Risotto has a reputation for being a complicated dish reserved for those blessed with talent and patience in the kitchen. That reputation, however, is exaggerated, to say the least. Risotto is actually a very simple rice dish that's delicious when prepared simply with a bit of butter and white wine, but also an excellent blank canvas for herbs, veggies and more to lend their flavors. Still mystified by this creamy comfort food? No worries - with this handy guide, you'll be ready to risotto in no time!

4 Ways to Cheer Up Chicken Salad

Whether it be from the oven, the stovetop or off the grill, leftover chicken means chicken salad to many of us. But (as much as we love Duke's) does it have to mean mayonnaise-caked chunks of chicken and soggy celery? No way - if we're going to be brown-bagging homemade chicken salad sandwiches for days, then you better believe we're going to make it the zestiest, creamiest, and most delicious mixture the break room refrigerator has ever seen. Here's 4 things you can do to put the chic back into your chicken salad:

4 Tips for the Tastiest Turkey Burgers

Utter the phrase “juicy turkey burgers” to a crowd of hungry meat-eaters and you’ll likely be met with sneers and exaggerated eye-rolling. Turkey burgers get a bad rap in comparison to their hearty beef brethren, but why? With the right preparation, turkey burgers embody steamy patties of drool-worthy deliciousness; enough to convert any beef devotee into a turkey burger fan. Follow these 4 handy tips to turn your plain ground turkey into mouth-watering poultry perfection!

How to Build a Better Burrito Bowl

Filling and flavorful, “burrito bowls” give us what we love about hearty burritos while leaving out all the extra calories, salt and fat that come with flour tortillas. However, layering on the more calorie-heavy ingredients, like sour cream and shredded cheese, can rack up those numbers, and while your tastebuds may crave another ladleful of warm queso, your body craves a whole lot more in the way of essential vitamins and beneficial phytonutrients.

4 ways to Spice Up Your Salsa Routine

With the world’s vast spectrum of fruits and vegetables and splendid array of spices and herbs, the flavor possibilities are endless and life’s too short to eat the same old salsa every time the craving for a zesty dip hits. Not that there’s anything wrong with the classic bowl of pico de gallo, but if that standard mix of tomatoes, onion, lime juice and cilantro leaves you and your tortilla chips wanting more, it’s time to shake it up!

High-Value Eating: Here’s the Deal with Superfoods

A “superfood” may sound like a no-brainer, but the term often leaves folks scratching their heads. It’s a food ... that’s … super. Right? Well, yes, but it’s also SO much more! Superfoods are high in compounds that are considered beneficial to one’s health, such as vitamins, minerals, omega-3 fatty acids and fiber. In other words, they offer the biggest nutritional “bang” for the caloric “buck.”

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