Ananda Eidelstein

Ananda Eidelstein is a vegetable-loving food writer, recipe developer, and editor. She is the former Senior Food Editor at REAL SIMPLE magazine. Prior to writing and editing feature stories, having her own monthly vegetarian column, and developing over 300 recipes during her time at RS, she was the Assistant Food Editor at Rachael Ray Every Day. She has also gained experience in the test kitchens of Martha Stewart's Living, and Saveur magazines, in catering, TV, and a Michelin-starred restaurant in New York City. Ananda is a graduate of the French Culinary Institute, now known as the International Culinary Center, with nearly a decade of culinary and food media experience.
This popular dish is easier to make at home than you think.
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Learn all the ways to cook this versatile and satisfying vegetable.
The ingredient that makes baked goods (and more) better can be easily whipped up in your kitchen.
To wash or not to wash? The everlasting and controversial question when it comes to these fun guys.
This popular broth-y noodle dish is basically a blank canvas.
Avoid a run-in with food poisoning and follow these simple tips for cooking chicken at home safely.
Turn your kitchen into the hottest pizzeria in town.
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All it takes to give new life to the standard chicken breast dinner is this one simple technique.
This classic roast looks fancy, but it's much easier to pull off than you think.
Turn your kitchen into the hottest pizzeria in town.
All it takes to give new life to the standard chicken breast dinner is this one simple technique.
This classic roast looks fancy, but it's much easier to pull off than you think.
Pick and choose from these exciting upgrades to take this popular summer dessert to the next level.
This one simple technique yields stellar baking results.
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This versatile pot is a kitchen workhorse and a must-have for every home cook.
Spring's favorite vegetable is back. Here's how to cook asparagus in a myriad of simple ways.
Start eating your way to better sleep by adding these relaxation-prompting, snooze-inducing foods to your plate.
Savory Breakfast Rolls
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Store-bought pizza dough gives these easy chard-and-cheese-filled rolls a head start.  
A few pantry staples come together for an easy one-pan vegetarian meal.  
You can create a really enticing board in no time flat.
Give new life to roasted vegetables with a drizzle of a creamy, punchy dressing.
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These fluffy pancakes are perfect for a fall breakfast.
A favorite bar snack gets a healthy upgrade.
These cheesy puffs are practically guaranteed to be the hit of the party.
Turn olives into zesty, melt-in-your-mouth flavor bombs with just a quick spin in the skillet.
This no-cook appetizer takes less than 20 minutes to assemble.
Red Pepper Walnut Knots 
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You're two supermarket shortcuts away from a bakery-style treat.  
Juicy meatballs take a dip in a sweet and spicy glaze.