Recipes like fried rice are a great way to use up the veggies you have on hand before they spoil. Try adding whatever you have in the fridge, even if it’s not listed in the recipe.


Did you know that garlic can help you fight a cough or cold? Research shows that garlic is antibacterial (kills bacteria) and antiviral (fights viruses). But to get these benefits when you eat garlic, it’s best to chop the garlic first, then let it sit for about 15 minutes before you cook it. This lets the garlic develop its sickness-fighting power. Now that’s a good reason to add garlic to tonight’s dinner!


Using a knife is an important part of learning to cook. Have you ever used a real knife before?