This year, I’ve made it a goal of mine to get my foot in the kitchen and cook more often—and so far, it’s been going pretty well. It’s helped me discover new favorites and even try foods I never liked before. As convenient as it sounds, getting takeout isn’t always the best option. I’ve done my research and found alternatives ...

I’ve said it once and I’ll say it again: I love chicken nuggets. Chicken nuggets have been the biggest constant in my life next to the little permanent hole above my belly button that signals a time of teen angst marked by my eleventh grade “rebellious” naval piercing. While my palate has changed over time, my affinity for chicken nuggets ...