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The Case for Owning Hormel Foods

However, Hormel Foods , a packaged-food and meat producer, managed to perform well despite all of the difficulties it faced over the last few...

Smart Balance Melts GMO Option

Thunk! That was the sound of another chunk of the dam holding back GMO-free foods falling to the ground. Boulder Brands , the maker of...

Chipotle's Tofu Turning Point

Welcome to the fast-food big leagues, tofu. Chipotle Mexican Grill this week introduced Sofritas to its stores in Boston and New York. That...

Savings Experiment: Ovens

To toast or not to toast? Chances are you probably don't weigh the costs of using the microwave, toaster oven, or conventional full-size oven, but you should. You can save money by factoring in the costs of energy when you cook or reheat food.

Savings Experiment: How to Cut Costs on Cookware

Is the cost of your cookware leaving you with no funds for food? Celebrity chefs endorse expensive lines of kitchen tools, but you don't need to spend hundreds of dollars on equipment to create a delicious meal. We asked the experts which items warrant a splurge, and which are simply overpriced.

How to Spend Less on Your Labor Day Barbecue

Labor Day has gained a multitude of meanings over the years, but for people who love to grill, it's a warning that the days of lighthearted cookouts are dwindling. So why waste it on the same old fare? For less money (and just a little more time) you can build the kind of cookout memories that will keep you warm through the long, cold winter.

Whole Foods Market Tests Out Wellness Clubs

Walk into any Whole Foods Market and you are met with an array of vibrantly colored vegetables, leafy greens and barrels of fruit: The store is an emporium to healthy eating. Now, the company is wading deeper into the preventative health care market with member's only Wellness Clubs.

In Tough Times, Americans Are Really Hitting the Sauce

Since the economy went bland, Americans have been trying to spice things up at home, and they're pouring on a lot of sauce to do it. Sales of cooking sauces have risen 20% between 2005 and 2010, according to a new report from market research firm Mintel.