Alicia Zhao

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Spicy Turkey Meat Loaf with Ketchup Topping

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°.<p>Step 2<p>Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion, mushrooms, and garlic to pan; …

Food

Baked Mac & Cheese Recipe

By: Ruth<p>I use mushrooms and leave out the spinach. It adds more flavor.<p>By: toomuchfabricstill<p>I will be honest in saying that I did not make this …

Asian Lettuce Wraps {Freezer Meal} | Thriving Home

Description<p>These Asian Lettuce Wraps are incredible! Make them for a crowd or make and freeze for later. So easy and yummy!<p>Ingredients<p>16 Boston Bibb, …

Cumin-Scented Wheat Berry-Lentil Soup Recipe

By: emcooks<p>tasty and healthy This is very good and filling. Make sure that the lentils and wheatberries are cooked well. I doubled the cumin and …

The Food Lab: Four Secrets to Improving Any Fried Chicken Recipe

Really great Southern fried chicken needs two things: juicy, flavorful meat and an ultra-crisp and crunchy crust. Here are four quick and easy ways to achieve both. The best part? These tricks will work for <i>any</i> Southern fried chicken recipe you've got, whether it's the old family standard, a fried …

Skillet Hash Browns

6 Servings<p>Prep Time: 40 min<p>Total Time: 40 min<p>Here's a skillet hash browns recipe that justifies the existence of that food processor grating disk (you didn't throw it out, we hope). If you don't have one, a box grater will do.<p>May 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>5 russet potatoes (about 3 pounds), peeled, …

Breakfast

23 Desserts You'll Love If You're A Spicy Food Fiend

You'll want them jalapeño business.

Planning Your Vegetable Garden

Good planning is essential to a successful vegetable garden. Vegetables have specific requirements, and you must choose your site carefully to ensure a bountiful harvest. Here are the basics you need to consider before you select your seeds. ( at her home in Bedford, New York, is at left.)

38 Rubs, Brines, and Marinades to Add More Flavor to Your Life

Tired of cooking and eating the same old thing? Add new life and monster flavor to your favorite recipes with these 38 rubs, brines, and marinades.<p><b>Sometimes we need to shake things up a little bit</b>. And what better way to spice things up in the kitchen than to spice up our favorite meat, fish, and …

Cooking

Chicken Tikka Masala

6 Servings<p>Active Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 5 min<p>For this chicken tikka masala recipe, the yogurt helps tenderize the chicken; the garlic, ginger, and spices in the marinade infuse it with lots of flavor. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>April 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>6 …

Curries

Grilled Eggplant and Lemons with Garlic Labneh

4 Servings<p>Use whatever type of eggplant looks most appealing at the market; they should be firm to the touch, with glossy skin. Small globe eggplants are easy to find, but this is also a terrific time to use long Asian types, small round white ones, or any of the cool-looking striped varieties.<p>July …

Seafood

Green Beans with Salumi Vinaigrette

4 Servings<p>At Two Boroughs Larder in Charleston, SC, chef Josh Keeler brings out the best in vegetables with…meat. He drizzles a vinaigrette made with cured soppressata over a rotating cast of seasonal produce, like okra and green beans. “It adds a bit of acidity, fat, and richness without …

Seasonal Food

Whole Roasted Cauliflower with Whipped Goat Cheese

6 Servings<p>This dish has become a signature of Domenica chef Alon Shaya. Precooking the cauliflower in seasoned poaching liquid infuses it with flavor; roasting makes it crisp.<p>May 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Roasted Cauliflower<p>2 1/2 cups dry white wine<p>1/3 cup olive oil<p>1/4 cup kosher salt<p>3 tablespoons fresh …

Cauliflower

30 iconic American hotel bars everyone should have a drink at

All the major hospitality groups are filling their portfolios with new projects inside buzzy and beloved hotels. Hoteliers, too, are answering the bar-hopping public's call: multiple cocktail concepts within a single hotel are becoming the standard at big city hotels, especially those that stand on …

Andy Warhol

North Carolina-Style Pulled Pork with Vinegar Sauce

6 to 8 Servings<p>This pulled pork recipe comes with a killer North Carolina bbq sauce. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Pork<p>2 tablespoons (packed) dark brown sugar<p>4 teaspoons Hungarian sweet paprika<p>1 tablespoon kosher salt<p>1 teaspoon English mustard …

BBQ

This NSFW Guided Meditation Will Actually Help You Hate The World Less

Take a deep, beautiful breath of f*ck that.

Meditation

Hot and Sour Soup

Of the standard soup offerings at Chinese-American restaurants, I’ve always been a fan of hot and sour soup. It’s not the prettiest soup, but what it …

Flavors

23 Glorious Cupcakes Inspired By Other Desserts

This is what happens when a cupcake and another dessert love each other very much.

The disconnect between Texans and their elected officials, by Stephen L. Klineberg

“A violent, lawless, backward state, a hang-’em-high kind of place that relishes the death penalty, that’s obsessed with guns, that’s anti-education, …

17 Tricks To Help You Eat Healthy Without Even Trying

One hour of food prep on Sunday = healthy eating so easy you don’t even think about it.<p>BuzzFeed Life reached out to Abby Langer, RD, a registered dietitian and owner of Abby Langer Nutrition. She heartily endorses this style of plan-ahead-to-be-lazy kind of healthy eating, and gave some suggestions …

33 Quick And Healthy Breakfasts For Busy Mornings

These 33 Quick And Healthy Breakfasts For Busy Mornings are balanced breakfasts containing plenty of vitamins, nutrients, healthy fats, and protein.

Food

Your Local Cooking Channel

Wash & dry the pork belly.<p>Rub the sea salt onto skin evenly.<p>Mix the fermented red beancurd, 5 spice powder, sea salt and pepper and apply the mixture …

8 top spots for the perfect summer treat

The best way to beat the summer heat is with an icy treat, and snow cones are a summer tradition. Whether you're looking to treat the kiddos or treat …

Texas

The Health Benefits of Every Fruit Juice

A guide to the best juices to drink this summer.<p>Mint-kale-cucumber-lemon-chia-spinach juice blends are all the rage, and for good reason—they're chock-full of benefits—but sometimes, you just want to go back to basics. We asked Marissa Lippert, founder of <b>Nourish Kitchen + Table</b>, to take us through …

19 Desserts You Have To Eat Before You Die

A little while back, The Huffington Post presented a finely curated list with all the best foods one should eat before they die. Of all the types of bucket lists out there, we think ones involving food are really the most important. That's why we've taken it upon ourselves to delve deeper by …

Dessert

25 Foods You Have To Eat Before You Die

There are a lot of things people hope to accomplish in their lives. Having successful careers, raising a loving family, making a ton of money -- these are among the most common goals. While those are all good and fine, what about the finer things in life? Like making sure you've tasted freshly-made …

Hold the Mayo, Make Grilled Potato Salad for Your Next Cookout

Come summertime, I try to cook as many things as I can outdoors. You must know what that's like. Your grill is a hammer and every single edible thing in the house is a nail. I've been a fan of grilled potatoes ever since the first time I tried them a decade and a half ago, and a well-constructed, …

The Best Teacher Apps for Learning Speed Reading

June 19, 2015<br>Speed reading is a skill developed through purposeful practice. You can be a voracious reader with hundreds of read books under your …