In the early days of stay-at-home orders, so many of us collectively discovered the joys of cooking: making sourdough, baking elaborate desserts, making pasta from scratch. But after months of being home, the novelty has worn off and cooking has become a repetitive chore.

A recent survey of 2,000 Americans, conducted by OnePoll on behalf of Sun Basket, found that 55% of Americans are experiencing “cooking fatigue.” Respondents said they cook an average of nine times a week, yet they’ve eaten the same meal 28 times since the pandemic started. Unsurprisingly, most people say they’re

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(Photo: RYOT Studio; photos Courtesy of Ser Baffo and Jerome A. Shaw)
(Photo: RYOT Studio; photos Courtesy of Ser Baffo and Jerome A. Shaw)

I’m not your typical financial educator.

I order food delivery whenever my life demands it.

This is in conflict with what is often taught by most experts on those websites and personal finance advice articles that are geared toward individuals who are in need of pinching pennies or enjoy taking extreme cost-cutting measures.

I have often felt that quite a few of these articles don’t take into consideration opportunity cost, defined as the loss of potential gain from other alternatives when one alternative is chosen. Just because something

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Like nearly every public activity during the pandemic, the Costco experience is not what it used to be. Fortunately, though, since being pulled in March, the wholesale retailer finally is bringing back its most beloved sample program – with a twist. Before COVID-19 times, there would be groups of people crowding over the sample cart to take one of the pre-filled bites. Now, neither of these practices are allowed.

Costco announced that products and dishes would be showcased like they’re in a museum behind plexiglass displays. Instead of handing out fresh samples on-site, there will be dried samples available for

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Fans are loving Nigella Lawson's tomato hack, pictured here April 2019 (Getty Images)
Fans are loving Nigella Lawson’s tomato hack, pictured here April 2019 (Getty Images)

Nigella Lawson has been praised for sharing a cooking hack to make tomatoes deliciously sweet.

We’re slap bang in the middle of tomato season, which runs from June to October, and with many of us taking to growing our own in lockdown, ideal weather conditions have meant we’ve been left with an excess of the humble fruit.

Thankfully, Lawson has revealed a clever trick to help make use of the additional toms – and the really brilliant bit is it involves no time spent standing over a

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From Women’s Health

ICYMI, Iron Chef Alex Guarnaschelli is kiiind of a big deal. Not only is she pretty much the face of all things food TV, but she’s also the absolute smartest when it comes to cooking, teaching others to cook, and being a freakin’ awesome mom to her 13-year-old daughter (and preteen food-enthusiast) Ava. And while fans are used to watching Alex from a TV screen, people are def wondering what it looks like in the chef’s *actual home* right now, too.

Lucky for you, Alex spoke with Women’s Health about what exactly goes on in her

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Photo credit: TikTok/BasicallyPerkfect/Kristin Salaky
Photo credit: TikTok/BasicallyPerkfect/Kristin Salaky

From Women’s Health

The internet is full of weird and wonderful food hacks…and then there is something called “cucumber milking,” which I would not classify as wonderful, but I would call VERY WEIRD. The trend is currently taking over TikTok and it promises to give you better, less bitter cucumbers.

We first spotted this thanks to BuzzFeed, but they spotted it when user @basicallyperkfect outlined how to “milk your cucumbers.” She identified it as kind of a cooking secret she learned via her sister-in-law. It basically requires that you chop off the end of the

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