If you’ve ever dug into a package of cookies or mixed up a batch of mac ‘n cheese to soothe your state of mind, you’ve experienced emotional eating. It’s a human thing that dates back to when our species migrated across the plains, hunting and gathering. Back then, big emotions like fear of predators and anxiety about how to survive winter drove us to stock up on calories because food sources might not be there tomorrow
Whether you’re an expert at-home chef or are just starting your cooking journey, there’s always something new to learn. Sharpen your knife skills with some pointers from culinary expert, chef, and television personality Andrew Zimmern. As Zimmern says, “if your food is cut the right way, it will cook the right way.”
If you’re spending more time at home than usual, you might be more aware that your kitchen (and fridge, and pantry, and candy drawer) is right around the corner. That can be tough for a lot of people trying to maintain their healthy-eating goals.