All Posts By Victoria Phillips

Food News: Kids Who Help Cook More Likely to Make Healthy Choices

by , July 5th, 2012

cook with kids
Kids who lend a hand in the kitchen are more likely to make healthy food choices, according to a recent University of Alberta study.

The Canadian university surveyed fifth graders in 151 schools to learn about kids’ cooking experiences and food ch...

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Win These Ice Pop Molds!

by , July 4th, 2012

Zoku Popsicle Molds

Stay cool in the sweltering summer heat with homemade ice pops. Freeze pops in a variety of flavors right on your kitchen counter in as little as seven minutes. The Zoku Single Quick Pop Maker produces up to three ice pops before the base needs to b...

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Win These Oats!

by , June 27th, 2012
MOM's Oats

Win these oats!

Don’t let the most important meal of the day end up the most boring. Jazz up your morning routine with MOM’s Better Oats® made with whole-grain oats, flax seed and real fruit. Raise your spoon to an oats revolution with f...

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Behind the Booklet: 50 Things to Grill in Foil

by in Behind the Scenes, Food Network Magazine, June 25th, 2012

50 Things to Grill in Foil
Coming up with 50 of anything for Food Network Magazine’s monthly 50-recipe booklet can be daunting — in the past, the magazine has featured 50 tacos, 50 brownies and 50 grilled cheeses — but this month, chefs in Food Network Kitchens tackled the ultimate way to cook out: in foil packs.

Sure they included the usual suspects — chicken wings and various vegetables — but it’s dishes like Paella (No. 12), Gnocchi (No. 11) and Upside-Down Cakes (No. 47) that up the wow factor.

Traditionally, paella was cooked on an open flame, says Claudia Sidoti, Food Network test kitchen manager. Cooking paella in the foil pack resembles that traditional style, bringing a nice crunch to the rice, she adds.

Read tips our chefs picked up after making dozens of foil packs

Win These FishClips!

by , June 20th, 2012
Fish clips

These cute (and practical!) clips could be yours.

Throw away the over-used rubber bands and clothes pins that are keeping your bags shut and keep food fresh for longer with FishClips by Shrockie. These colorful fish use a “grab and squeeze̶...

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Win The Athlete’s Book of Home Remedies!

by , June 13th, 2012
Athlete's Book of Home Remedies

Win this book!

Workout warriors and couch potatoes alike will benefit from Jordan D. Metzel, M.D.’s knowledge in The Athlete’s Book of Home Remedies: 1,001 Doctor-Approved Health Fixes and Injury-Prevention Secrets for a Leaner, Fitter, ...

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Food News: Healthy Eating More Difficult Than Doing Taxes?

by , June 11th, 2012

Is eating well even tougher than doing taxes?

Navigating healthy eating doesn’t have to be tricky—yet knowing what to eat (and more importantly, what not to) stumps most Americans. In fact, according to a recent online survey, 52 percent of Ameri...

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Win a Father’s Day Healthy Eating Assortment from Omaha Steaks!

by , June 6th, 2012
Omaha Steak

Win steak and cook it for dad!

Dad can have his steak and eat it too with this special Healthy Eating Assortment from Omaha Steaks, a fifth-generation, family-owned company that markets and distributes a wide variety of the finest quality USDA-approv...

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Win This Cereal!

by , May 30th, 2012

Want to win this cereal?

Navigating the cereal aisle can be tricky. Does this box have hidden sugars? What are the serving sizes? This box has how many additives?  In the end, it can be a downright nightmare. Skip all the fuss with Uncle Sam Cereal,...

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Win The Healthy Voyager’s Global Kitchen Cookbook!

by , May 23rd, 2012
Healthy Voyager cookbook

Want to win this book?

If traveling isn’t an option for you this summer, you can bring the flavors of the world to your kitchen regardless of dietary restrictions. Whether you’re vegan, gluten-free, soy-free or just want to eat healthy, T...

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