Get modern cleaning tips from The Kitchn

The KitchnThe Kitchn, a daughter blog of Apartment Therapy (, was founded in 2006 by Maxwell and Sara Kate Gillingham-Ryan. Visit this site to get ideas for cooking, sure, but also find tips for cleaning and organizing your cooking space. The Housekeeping and Cleaning section ( offers advice for the modern kitchen, including techniques for sanitizing sponges and cutting boards. Follow The Kitchn on Twitter (@thekitchn), Facebook and Pinterest (
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Learn to make healthy, delicious food for kids with Julie Negrin

Julie NegrinAuthor and certified nutritionist Julie Negrin offers healthy recipes for families with kids. Cook up her “On-the-Go Frittata Squares,” eggy bites packed with vegetables and fresh herbs. Negrin writes, “This dish is ideal when you’re on the run, because you can cut it into squares, store them in a baggie, and eat them without utensils!” She also offers cooking and shopping advice. Visit her blog to find how to make healthy family meals with or without a recipe.

Get in-depth help with your garden from the Cooperative Extension System Offices

Cooperative Extension Garden adviceIf you need detailed technical help with garden questions, you can always find it at your local USDA Cooperative State Research, Education and Extension Service (CSREES-USDA). “These offices are staffed by one or more experts who provide useful, practical, and research-based information to agricultural producers, small business owners, youth, consumers, and others in rural areas and communities of all sizes.” Find your nearest office by visiting this page.

The Victory Garden shows how to grow veggies and eat them, too!

Victory GardenLandscape architect Jamie Durie hosts “The Victory Garden,” TV’s longest-running garden show. The accompanying website offers advice on growing food in a kitchen garden. Read and watch videos about great new varieties of vegetables as well as garden project ideas and maintenance tips. The Victory Garden can be downloaded as a podcast.

Search for recipes across the web with

FoodilySan Mateo, California’s Foodily is “the world’s largest recipe network.” That’s another way of saying that it’s a recipe meta-search engine. Type in the name of an ingredient or a dish into Foodily’s simple search screen. It looks across not only recipe sites like but also blogs for food prep ideas. Foodily fetches three recipes at a time, highlighting the ingredients on its results page. It’s easy to choose the one that suits your tastes, time, and talents.
Foodily connects into Facebook so that you can share your meal plans with your pals.

Get Nutrition and Health Data from the FDA.

FDA Consumer Nutrition and Health DataSure, I read the nutrition labels on my food. But I don’t always understand what they mean. What are the DVs (Daily Values) versus the %DVs (Percent Daily Values)? Here, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration spells it out so that even I get it.

See how to cook with Cookblast

CookblastCookblast has collected and organized over 16 thousand how-to cooking videos from across the web. Search for demonstrations by keyword, or browse by ingredient (chicken, lobster), type of dish (pizza, stir fry), cuisine or technique (blanch, reduce). There are cocktail recipes here, too!