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17 Genius Cooking Tricks That Professional Chefs Want You To Know

Steal their secrets and everything you make will get a little bit more delicious.

Eggs

24 Comfort Food Recipes That Are Secretly Vegetarian

Try not to lick your screen.

This technology could help feed the 9 billion people expected to populate the world by 2050

Organizations including the World Bank and the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization are calling for more innovation to address the links between these sectors, often referred to as the food-energy-water (FEW) nexus.<p>Nanotechnology - designing ultrasmall particles - is now emerging as a promising …

Farming

Scientists have identified only 0.001% of all species on Earth

To figure this out, biologists in the US combined more than 35,000 separate analyses of microscopic and non-microscopic species.<p>This massive compilation of documented life forms covered 5.6 million species sampled from locations across all the world's oceans and land masses (excluding Antarctica), …

Biology

26 Spicy Recipes to Make You Cry in a Good Way

Is it hot in here, or is it just these 26 spicy recipes?<p>Pour yourself a big glass of milk. These spicy recipes are ready to party.

Cooking

8 Slow-Cooked Recipes for a Cozy Winter Weekend

When wintry weather has you stuck inside, there's no better way to pass the time than cooking cozy and delicious foods. These dishes may take a little longer to make, but they're <i>totally</i> worth the extra time.<p><b>1. Sausage Lasagna</b><p>Lasagna is a cooking project if there ever was one, but it's perfect for …

Cooking

I Dip, You Dip, We Dip -- 7 Delicious Ways to Make Your Game Day Incredible

Just admit it -- you're here for the food. Sure, two amazing teams are going to play some great ball. And we'd be lying if we said we weren't stoked for Peyton Manning to get one last shot at a ring. But we're also here for the delicious, delicious food. And commercials.<p>When it comes to game day …

Cooking

Thimble wants to ship you tinkering kits every month

A Kickstarter project aims to be the perfect solution for the DIY crowd. Thimble, which has already beat its pledged goal of $25,000, says it wants to deliver different electronic kits to tinkerers every month, with the first of the series being a WiFi robot. Those of you who are interested can use …

8 Food Blog Links We Love

We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.<p>Today: Some sweet, some savory, a little bit of squash (okay, <i>a lot</i> a bit of squash), and some spice!<p>A soup that doesn't even require a pot? Consider us …

7 Easy Dinners For People Who 'Don't Cook'

You can be a complete stranger to the kitchen and still pull off an amazing meal. Here are seven foolproof recipes that will wow your entire family.<p><b>1. Crispy Tandoori Chicken with Mango Chutney</b><p>Chicken tandoori is easy to make, and this is my favorite version: the chicken is deliciously spiced with …

Cooking

5 Foolproof Muffins to Kick Off Baking Season

Break out the apron (and the jeggings): baking season is upon us! You don't even need to be a "baker" to whip up these easy fall muffins. The recipes have all been fine tuned in my kitchen, so they come out perfect for you every time.<p><b>1. Oat Muffins with Pecan Streusel Topping</b><p>These muffins are …

Breakfast

Tiny zircons suggest life on Earth started earlier than we thought, UCLA researchers say

Los Angeles may be a city obsessed with youth, but it is also home to the world's largest collection of Hadean zircons — the oldest known material on Earth.<p>Hadean zircons are tiny — about the same width as a strand of hair — but they contain a huge amount of information about the earliest days of …

The Brown Revolution: Why Healthy Soil Means Healthy People

The Brown Revolution is happening. If the last time you talked about soil was to call something as boring as dirt, heed what Leonardo da Vinci said: “We know more about the movement of celestial bodies than we know about the soil underfoot.” That was 500 years ago and soil experts agree that it’s …

Savory Pie and Tart Recipes

We've collected 60 savory pies and tarts perfect for dinners and light meals, including shepherd's pie, spinach pie, chicken potpie, quiche, empanadas, turnovers, and more.

7 Healthy Lunches That'll Keep You Full All Day

We've all had that feeling of disappointment. You know when you're at work or school and it's time to eat your packed lunch and you wolf it down in 5 minutes and you're sad and still hungry? That's the worst. Avoid having that moment ever again by whipping up one of these meals the night before and …

Healthy Eating

The only 10 curry recipes you'll ever need

<b>National Curry Week</b> begins today with events taking place across the country to celebrate one of <b>Britain's most popular dishes</b>.<p>In order to inspire us, the chef and food writer <b></b><b>Maunika Gowardhan</b> has shared her top 10 recipes for the perfect Indian feast. She has included classics such as Tandoori and …

Curries

The Best Taco Recipes On The Planet

There are tacos and then there are <i>tacos</i>. If you think of tacos as just a quick weeknight dinner, not something to get excited about, then you’ve never really had a <i>taco</i>. Forgettable tacos are usually the kind that come out of a box, with a packet for seasoning and not much else. While there’s …

Cooking

These 17 Pastas Are Incredibly Creamy And Delicious

The pasta-bilities are endless.

Easy Beef and Broccoli

posted by Chungah on August 13, 2014 143 Comments »<p><i>The BEST and EASIEST beef and broccoli made in 15 min from start to finish. And yes, it’s quicker,</i> …

33 High-Protein Smoothie Recipes Everyone Should Try

Do you want to add more protein to your daily diet? If so, you’re not alone. Proteins are the building blocks of muscle and are vital for your health …

Spices

Spicy Meatball Banh Mi

This meatball banh mi with pickled carrot and daikon, Sriracha mayo, cilantro, and jalapeno, is the most surprisingly delicious thing I’ve made in a …

Sriracha Sauce

Cheese Stuffed Garlic Rolls

INGREDIENTS:<p>1 pound pizza dough<br>• 36 mozzarella cubes<br>• 2 tablespoons butter<br>• 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning<br>• 1 garlic clove, minced<br>• 1/4 cup parmesan …

17 Delectable No-Bake Desserts That'll Change Your Life

Heavenly treats without the oven.

Dessert

Here's What You Should Eat For Dinner This Week

Enjoy the cooling temperatures, and let dinner *fall* into place.

Cooking

Fall in Love With Fall: 7 Sensational Seasonal Sweets

Sugar, spice and everything nice -- sink your teeth into September with these wonderful autumn sweets.<p><b>1. Honey & Spice Cake</b><p>This gem of a cake comes from Marcy Goldman's much-loved cookbook, <i>A Treasury of Jewish Holiday Baking</i>. It's tender and moist with tremendous depth of flavor -- there's coffee, …

Dessert

8 Creamy Risotto Recipes That Are Actually Healthy

Though it’s typically packed with cheese and butter, there are ways to make healthy risotto without sacrificing its signature creaminess. Here, eight …

Food

Crispy Potato Skins

8 Servings<p>Crispy, cheesy, bacon-y—they're an irresistible Super Bowl snack. So irresistible, in fact, that you may want to make a double batch of this potato skins recipe.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 russet potatoes (about 5 lb.), scrubbed<p>Olive oil for rubbing and brushing<p>Flaky sea salt, such as Maldon<p>Freshly …

Potatoes