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How to Buy, Store, and Use Cabbage

By Kaelyn Riley
This cruciferous veggie is endlessly versatile and a storage superstar. These tips can help you feel more confident using it in your kitchen.
purple eggplants

How to Buy, Store, and Use Eggplant

By Kaelyn Riley
Get inspired to use more of this nightshade in your home kitchen.
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How to Buy, Store, and Use Vanilla Extract

By Kaelyn Riley
Savor the flavor of this ubiquitous baking ingredient with these helpful tips.
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Self-Reflections: Justin Baldoni

By Kaelyn Riley
Actor, director, and author Justin Baldoni on showing up as your vulnerable, strong, and authentic self.
Brussels sprouts

How to Buy, Store, and Cook Brussels Sprouts

By Kaelyn Riley
Brussels sprouts get a bad rap. When cooked properly, these little crucifers can be delightful.
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What is Pumpkin Purée and How Do I Use It?

By Kaelyn Riley
Canned pumpkin is a nutritious, versatile ingredient. Here's what to make with pumpkin purée as well as how to pick out a good brand.
cinnamon sticks and cinnamon powder

How to Choose the Best Cinnamon

By Kaelyn Riley
This essential fall spice has plenty of uses beyond baking.
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7 Ways to Spot Misinformation on Social Media

By Kaelyn Riley
On social media, separating fact from fiction isn’t always easy. Use these tips to help cut through the noise.
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Can Microdosing Help Mental Health?

By Kaelyn Riley
Some health providers are using psychedelics to help treat depression, anxiety, and PTSD.
coconut flakes and a variety of non-dairy products in clear containers with wooden spoons

8 Dairy-Free Foods — and How to Cook With Them

By Kaelyn Riley
Here's how to incorporate nondairy products into your home cooking.
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Why Addiction Is a Public-Health Issue

By Kaelyn Riley
Taking a more humane approach to addiction can help all of us.
a bowl filled with cherries

How to Buy and Store Cherries

By Kaelyn Riley
These popular stone fruits are a sweet (or tart) summer treat. Make the best use of them with these tips.
sliced cucumbers

How to Buy and Store Cucumbers

By Kaelyn Riley
This popular summer veggie is more versatile than you might think.
various colors and textures of salt in rows

How to Buy and Store Salt

By Kaelyn Riley
Nearly everything’s better with a sprinkle of salt. Take a closer look at your kitchen’s most essential seasoning.
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Essential Kitchen Tools

By Kaelyn Riley
Here are some must-have tools for the kitchen.
a rainbow of fruits and veggies

Our Food Glossary

By Kaelyn Riley
At Experience Life, these are some of the most common terms we use to describe how we eat, what we eat, and the issues surrounding our food system.
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The Minimalist Kitchen

By Kaelyn Riley
By taking a streamlined approach, you'll have more space in your kitchen — and room in your budget — for the tools you'll actually use.
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How to Make Cold Brew

By Kaelyn Riley
It takes just four steps to make your own refreshing beverage at home.
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