17 Ways to Chop, Whisk & Knead for Less Stress

Stress. Ugh. To heck with it! Good riddance to the headaches; the eye twitches; and the lack of sleep, appetite, and general good feeling that come along with it.

Stress, ugh.
Everyone who's stressed

You know what you can do with stress? Chop. Whisk. Stir. Knead. Get all those feelings out—and food on the table. Feel better. Eat something you made with your own hands. Smile at it. Do it all over again.

Here are 17 stress-relieving recipes:

chop chop chop

whisk (or stir) it real good

knead with speed

Do you have a go-to stress-less recipe? Tell us about it in the comments.

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A New Way to Dinner, co-authored by Food52's founders Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs, is an indispensable playbook for stress-free meal-planning (hint: cook foundational dishes on the weekend and mix and match ‘em through the week).

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