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15 more ingredients for your grocery list — and the mix-and-match ways to use them

If you liked our grocery list from last month, here's a fresh and fabulous one to try out.

'My starter looks dead' — and other sourdough stresses solved here

A troubleshooting guide for your bread-baking woes.

I cut my kids' hair using online tutorials and this is what I learned

Yes, it can be done — but not without these tools and a plan.

This 15-ingredient grocery list yields a ton of mix-and-match meal ideas

Simple but stable, these ingredients will last a while and are incredibly versatile.

How to use canned vegetables when you've run out of fresh

Adding canned callaloo, artichokes and okra to your grocery list is a very good idea.

Recipes for using your pantry ingredients — with the substitutions you might need right now

Or, how to still make great meals with what you have on hand.

Spring clean your kitchen cupboards — here's how to use up so many of your dried ingredients

It’s time to tackle that block of tamarind and the cocoa powder that have been hanging around far too long.

There's much more to life than all-purpose flour: 7 flavourful alternatives to explore

From red fife to rye — here's how and when to try something other than AP the next time you're in the kitchen.

How to quick-pickle everything and brighten up your winter meals

From beets to leeks, turn all of your cold-weather produce into a pickle and no one will complain.

Feeding picky eaters? Deconstructed dinners could be your solution

If you've hit your chicken finger limit, we've got an idea for you.

Grocery store gift ideas that they'll literally eat up!

Grab these seriously great bundles on the go or package them in the cutest way possible.

4 distinct and delicious holiday menus for different diets

Fish, vegan, veggie, meat — and how to make them work for all your guests.

9 wonderful pantry recipes for any night you think 'I have nothing to eat for dinner'

Trust us, you do.

What to make with alllll the apples you've just picked

From homemade fruit leather to fall-ready salad dressings, you’ll definitely want to hit the orchard if you haven’t already.

How to freeze and reheat food properly for your big feast

A guide that can help you get a head start on making everything from sauces to cakes!