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One reason cooking at home might be linked to poor health? Researchers say it could be because there are too many unhealthful baked goods coming out of the oven. Amriphoto/iStockphoto hide caption

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A Boozy Parisian Pineapple That Tastes Like The Holidays

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Amateur cook and writer Maureen Evans has perfected the art of tweeting a recipe in 140 characters or less. fot. Wojciech Zalewski/iStockphoto hide caption

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Tweet In The Holiday With Recipes On Twitter

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True cheddar cheese can take months — even years — to age. So Claudia Lucero created a faux-cheddar that can be made in very little time. fotolia hide caption

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How To Make A Faux Cheddar In One Hour

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The Romanesco broccoli in the upper left corner is part of the brassica family, just like these colorful cauliflower varieties. Sang An/Courtesy of Ten Speed Press hide caption

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Cooking on gas and electric stoves can create indoor air pollution. The best way to avoid it is to buy a good range hood that vents outside, experts say. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Fixing Stove Hoods To Keep Pollution Out Of The Kitchen

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Food writer Dan Pashman says poached pears are great in the dishwasher. We're not sure about the asparagus, but we'll let you know after the cycle finishes. Maggie Starbard/NPR hide caption

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Dishwasher Cooking: Make Your Dinner While Cleaning The Plates

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Lump charcoal can burn hotter and can be made with specific woods that impart desirable flavors on food. Andy Ciordia/via Flickr hide caption

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