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Most ingredients in cooking are derived from living organisms. Vegetables, fruits, grains and nuts as well as herbs and spices come from plants, while meat, eggs, and dairy products come from animals. Mushrooms and the yeast used in baking are kinds of fungi. Cooks also use water and minerals such as salt. Cooks can also use wine or spirits.
Naturally occurring ingredients contain various amounts of molecules called proteins, carbohydrates and fats. They also contain water and minerals. Cooking involves a manipulation of the chemical properties of these molecules.

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  • 4 Sweet New Spins on Classic Desserts
    Think about the last dessert you made at home. It was probably chocolate chip cookies or a pan of brownies, right? As much as we love the classics, it’s time to step outside the box — and we don’t mean just boxed mixes, but toss those, too — and throw some new ingredients into the […]
  • Watch the Pizza Masters Premiere and Say ‘Bienvenidos a Miami’
    Even though summer is almost over, you can still party in the city where the heat is on. Pizza Masters kicked off Season 2 in sunny Miami, and the heat was immediately on when Fran and Sal tried Thea’s Pizzeria’s artichoke pizza to see how it compared with their own back in New York. It wasn’t all […]
  • Win the Modern Family Cookbook So You Can Cook Like a Pritchett
    Family recipes are passed down from generation to generation, but if your relatives are more about frozen dinners and boxed mac and cheese, try some of the Pritchett family’s ideas instead. In the new Modern Family cookbook, the whole gang is sharing favorite foods — the Dunphys’ famous meatloaf, Gloria’s empanadas, Stella the dog’s peanut butter […]
  • Pumpkin Spice and Everything Nice: 5 Things We’re Falling For This Autumn
    After months of balancing beach time and blasting air conditioning, summer is ending. Now that you’ve scrambled to cook all the best warm-weather produce and fired up the grill a final few times, let’s give a (slightly less) warm welcome to the greatest season of all: fall. Now, we understand that fall may not be everyone’s favorite time […]
  • Healthy, Kid-Friendly Recipes That Make Food Disappear Faster Than Houdini
    We’ve cracked the code to healthy, kid-friendly dinners that will have your whole family running to the table. Are you ready to get in on the secret? It’s easy (and sometimes cheesy): Just go for the classics. No one can say no to creamy mac and cheese or chicken nuggets, and they’ll never know that […]