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How to tell if food is fresh: Awesome kitchen tricks

Have you ever opened a jar of half-used tomato sauce only to find furry white spots of mold floating on top? While some spoiled food is quite obvious—all you need do is open the container and take a whiff—others are less so. Especially pantry staples that you tend...

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5 easy ways to drink more water, because we all need it

I'm not sure why it's so hard to drink our daily recommended amount of water, but it just is. I'm trying to do better this year and know that others at Cool Mom HQ are too, so I've found a few ways to make it a little easier. Because even when it's freezing cold...

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5 easy meals for a busy week on the go

Alright, parents: I have a busy week coming up, so I need to think ahead and come up with some meal plan ideas for quick meals that will keep my family satisfied and nourished for some of these longer nights we have ahead of us (yay spring sports). I'm also looking...

5 great family dinners from 5 favorite cookbook authors

I'm not really sure how it is that we are heading into the last week in April, but here we are! It seems like every week I am trying to rekindle my passion for cooking, and one way to do that is to revisit or seek out a few new recipes from cookbooks from some of...

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