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59 Simple 3-Ingredient Recipes

Small Bites<p><b>Grilled Spiced Chicken Wings</b><br>Give chicken wings an unexpected twist with seafood seasoning and a creamy ranch dipping sauce.<p><b>Get the recipe:</b> …

How to Make and Bake Weed Brownies (Yep, We Went There)

The “special brownie” needs less introduction than most baked goods, but you’ll find no sloppily constructed, slightly burnt bars here. For those who …

Dessert

300-Calorie Dinners

Maintaining a healthy weight or trying to lose a few pounds ultimately revolves around the science of counting calories. It's a tedious task to …

Cooking

Recipe: Caprese Chicken

Caprese Chicken<p><i>Serves 4</i><p>4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts (about 2 pounds)<br>1 teaspoon Italian seasoning<br>1/2 teaspoon kosher salt<br>1/4 teaspoon freshly …

Spices

28 Things You Can Make in a Dorm Room That Aren't Ramen

Dorm room and ramen are basically synonymous, but rest assured there are other meals that are dorm- and budget-approved. If you're heading back to school this year and are aiming to maintain <i>somewhat</i> appropriate eating habits when you're not at the dining hall, these easy recipes have your back. …

50 Impossibly Easy, Slightly Lazy, 100% Reliable Summer Dinners

Dragging open a can of anchovies. Cubing cold, snappy vegetables to toss in a mustard jar vinaigrette. Spooning anything at all onto toast, with pepper and cheese and salt. There's something wonderfully languid about making summer dinners, the kind that come half-prepped right from the produce bag …

Cooking

8 Grilled Chicken Recipes That Are Anything But Boring

Say goodbye to boring grilled chicken breasts this summer. From Honey-Sriracha Chicken Skewers to Grilled Chicken Fajitas, these dishes are all alive with flavor.<p><b>1. Honey, Lime & Sriracha Chicken Skewers</b><p>These chicken skewers marinated in honey, lime juice and Sriracha are every bit as good as they …

15 Things You Should Be Grilling (That You Probably Aren't)

1. Watermelon.<p>Everybody knows that burgers are great on the grill. And hot dogs take on a welcomed char that just isn't possible when cooked in the microwave. But those aren't the only foods that benefit from a little outdoor cooking. We're not talking chicken or steak either -- no, it's time to …

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17 Unexpected Recipes for Summer Grilling

By your 10th barbecue of the summer, you’re over boring steaks and burgers, so why not shake things up at your next gathering with something unexpected? If you’re already a lover of unusual grilled foods, you’ve come to the right place. We’ve got more than your basic grilled skewers and summer …

Father's Day grilling: 31 recipes to make for the guy who taught you to grill

From grilling recipes to drinks to essential grilling tips, here is everything you need to know before firing up the grill on Father's Day.

16 Refreshing Summertime Cocktails

Summer is a time to relax yet have tons of fun! The best sidekick to a relaxing summer is a refreshing cocktail. There are so many amazing cocktails …

Recipe: 10 Calorie Shirataki Black Bean Sauce Jja Jang Myeon Noodles

This summer has been a summer of indulgent eating. New York City just has so many ridiculously delicious offerings, it's very difficult to rein myself in.<p>So, in an effort to make up for some small fraction of recent diet of eating like a recently released convict, I decided to make one of my …

New York City

10 Ways the Slow Cooker Can Help You Eat More Vegetables This Summer

It’s that time of year again. Farmers markets are busy, gardens are overflowing with produce, and CSA boxes with colorful fresh vegetables are being …

Cooking

16 Rhubarb Recipes That Aren’t Pie

To some, rhubarb is a summertime staple, and for others, it’s a complete mystery (is it a fruit? Is it a vegetable? Hint: It’s totally a veggie). Lovingly dubbed the “pie plant,” it’s widely known as a summer pie filling — and not much else. We’re here to tell you that it is SO much more than the …

10 Baking Bloggers Share Their Best Berry Recipes

Berry season is finally here, and with it comes an abundance of baked goods. From cakes and cobblers to brownies and pies, summer is the perfect time …

Dessert

7 Genius Ways to Cook Better Eggs

I bet you already have your favorite way to fry an egg—and scramble, and hard-cook, and so on—memorized. I did too. But, lucky for me (and you), it's my job to dig up surprising ways to cook things that just might be better or smarter or faster, so I've found a few tricks for eggs that have been a …

Breakfast

Camp food goes gourmet

Print<p>Related<p>Going camping doesn’t have to mean cooking wieners over the fire, or eating beans from a can (though we must admit it does bring back a …

BBQ

Yotam Ottolenghi: three big weekend breakfast recipes

There’s nothing less relaxing than being told to relax. The same is true of certain meals: being asked to bring “a dish” to an informal party can be more stressful than being told exactly what to make.<p>It’s the same with weekend breakfasts. However elaborate and involved the recipe, it’s often …

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7 Unbelievably Tasty Paleo Recipes You Need to Try This Spring

Get ready to fall in love with grain-free eating! Whether you're totally committed to a paleo lifestyle or just curious about the popular diet type, we've rounded up some must-try recipes that might have you kissing grains goodbye for good. With fresh, colorful ingredients that celebrate spring, …

National BBQ Week: the very best barbecue recipes for hot summer days

The sun is out and so thoughts naturally turn to eating - and cooking - al fresco.<p>Don't just throw a few boring bangers on the barbecue though: a simple marinade can transform even the cheapest cuts of meat, while vegetables like asparagus and peppers are also delicious when grilled.<p><b>The best</b> …

BBQ

BBQ 101: How to Grill Mussels

<b>Grilling Mussels:</b><p>First, fire up the grill until medium-high to high heat (This can be determined by holding your hand over the cooking grate for …

BBQ

Classic Croque-Madame

Today, as part of our month of egg recipes, we’re featuring a croque-madame — a warm ham and cheese sandwich with a poached egg on top.… Read moreThe …

Eggs

This double-chocolate espresso cookie recipe is a must-make for any chocolate lover

When you're craving a little — or a lot — of chocolate, it's hard to turn down a double-chocolate espresso walnut cookie from Julienne in San Marino. The cookie recipe, which combines melted semisweet chocolate with chunks of bittersweet chocolate folded in at the last minute, makes for a cookie …

Dessert

Minute Moo Shu Pork (or Chicken!)

20-Minute Moo Shu Pork (or Chicken)<p>Haaaaaaaallelujah!<p>Daylight Savings has <i>finally</i> arrived! And I could not think of a better reason to lose an hour of …

20 Grilled Skewer Recipes to Get You Ready for Barbecue Season

It’s *finally* that time. We’re consistently feeling the sun on our skin, the stores are full of brightly colored fashions and the neighbors are already grilling. Ready to jump on the outdoor-cooking bandwagon? There’s no better grill-ready meal than kabob recipes full of your favorite meats and …

14 French Toast Roll-Ups for Your Lazy Sunday Morning

Weekends are the perfect opportunity to sleep in a *little* later than normal, and spend some extra time making a leisurely breakfast. Healthy breakfast bowls are a great weekday option, but French toast is a go-to for when you’re craving something a little more… <i>naughty</i>. You already love it …

What They’ve Done to These Meatloaf Recipes Will Stun Your Tastebuds

Most of us have had either really great experiences with meatloaf or really bad ones. It’s true that when over-stuffed with fillers like saltines or oatmeal or bread crumbs and not enough moist veggies, meatloaf can be dry as dust. And when not properly seasoned, meatloaf can taste bland or, even …