5 Foods TV Chefs Always Have in Their Refrigerators

Celebrity chefs reveal what’s really inside their fridges.

5 Foods TV Chefs Always Have in Their Refrigerators

The biggest chefs on TV seek out and cook with a wide variety of unusual and rare ingredients from around the world but when they go home at the end of a long day, what would you find in their personal refrigerators? You might be surprised to discover that their top essentials are more common than you think.

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Ricotta Cheese

Like most of us, chef Anne Burrell stocks her refrigerator with the basics — food and condiments — but the one staple she always has on hand is ricotta cheese. The creamy white Italian cheese has a mild, slightly sweet flavor and is similar to cottage cheese. Burrell loves ricotta cheese because it can enliven any simple dish, such as pasta, salad, or toast..

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Is Your Stomach Cramp Actually Diverticulitis?

It may not just be indigestion.

We've all been there — we get a cramp in our stomach, maybe with some nausea or constipation. It's easy to think it may just be indigestion. But what if it's something more serious like diverticulitis? That's a condition of inflammation or infection in one or more small pouches that can form in your digestive tract. Here's how to tell the difference between the pain and how to know when you should see a doctor.