Prepare healthy meals at home using these cooking methods and ingredient substitutions.
Watch videos on how to reduce food waste, read date labels and use imperfect produce.
Read how to perform common food prep techniques, including zesting lemons and wrapping eggrolls.
What are healthy cooking methods, and what equipment do you need for each method? Read this handout to find out.
View a table of spices to learn about their flavors and uses.
Learn when it is safe to eat fish you catch and how to clean and cook fish to reduce adverse health effects.
Learn about benefits and at-home practices for reducing food waste.
Use these videos, recipes, and cooking tips to prepare healthy meals at home.
Learn how to dry vegetables at home using oven or dehydrator methods.
Learn how to freeze fresh fruit using dry and tray packing methods.
Read about four ways to save money on food.
Explore this directory of 80+ healthy foods, and learn about their health benefits and how they can be prepared.
What is the correct way to measure dry and liquid ingredients? Perfect your recipe-making skills with these tips.
Learn about options for baking without gluten for people with gluten allergies or intolerances.
Looking for a substitute for an ingredient like flour, sugar, or eggs? Learn what you can use in your recipe.
Follow along to learn the best ways to cut fruits, vegetables, and other foods.
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Learn how to use a slow cooker, and find sample recipes to try at home.
Learn basic kitchen skills, including methods for cooking, cutting and measuring.
Use this glossary to look up common food preparation terms and techniques. Also find videos on kitchen skills and cooking.
Read tips on saving money and maximizing your meals when cooking for one or two people.
Find tips on how to store and transform leftovers to reduce food waste in your kitchen.
Discover how one common household ingredient can be used for five different meals. Featured ingredients include rice, oats, beans, and canned vegetables.
Try these tips and recipes to create healthy, easy meals with five ingredients or less.
Get ideas on how to buy and eat on a budget from the Maryland SNAP-Ed program.
Find out how to select, store, and prepare common fruits and vegetables. Plus, get basic nutrition information.
Find basic information about fruits and vegetables, including how to clean, freeze, and cook them.
Get step-by-step instructions on how to cook dried beans.
Find instructions on how to prepare roasted vegetables that are packed with flavor.
Explore how to prepare easy recipes like omelets and soups without a recipe, helping you to use ingredients that you already have.
Discover ways to safely use leftovers in new meals.
Follow along to these step-by-step recipe tutorials. Find recipes including protein bites, apricot chicken, and hummus.