Shopping for the Safest Cookware

What cookware you use can affect your food and leach metals, both good and bad, into your dishes. Here are the common types of pots and pans and what you should keep in mind.

After I served up rice with flecks of metal, my hubby finally agreed we needed new pots and pans. I got the All-Clad ones I've always wanted. After six years, my set is still going strong and dinner has been fleck-free ever since. If you’re looking to upgrade or just wondering about your everyday pots, here are some important things to know.

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Shopping for Low-Sodium Foods

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Smart Supermarket Shopping: International Inspiration

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Aisle-by-Aisle Summer Shopping


Heading to the supermarket with a shopping list is one thing, but leaving with what you need is another entirely. Yes, they stock charcoal; but should you buy briquettes or hardwood? Your buddy loves shrimp; do you get large or jumbo? For every summer essential, there seems to be a confusing variation — cilantro or parsley, whipping cream or heavy cream. Here, a cheat sheet to a half dozen shopping conundrums. Remember it the next time you hit the store and you'll come out a winner.