Benjamin Ong

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Cheesy Leftover Mashed Potato Pancakes

In a large bowl, stir together the mashed potatoes, cheese, scallions, egg and 3 tablespoons flour until combined. (See Kelly's Notes.) Using your …

Mashed Potato, Cheddar and Chive Waffles

What am I going to do with all of these leftover mashed potatoes (said no one ever!)?<p>Make waffles!<p>How is there a solution to a problem that isn’t …

10 Healthy Habits of (Insanely) Passionate Runners

<i>What are the common bonds that runners share? Here’s a good starting point.</i><p>How does one become a dedicated runner? Though we come from all walks of …

10 Stretches to Increase Flexibility

Hip Flexor/Quad Stretch<p>1 of 11<p>Kneel on floor with both knees bent, shins on floor. Lunge right leg forward, so right knee is bent 90 degrees in front …

Running on "E"

Train on an empty tank to boost your fuel efficiency.<p>It's an indisputable fact that to run far and fast, you need to start out fully fueled. But during their prep for the Toronto Waterfront Marathon last fall, elite Canadian runners Reid Coolsaet and Eric Gillis adopted an unconventional approach: …

The Most Important Exercise Missing From Your Workout

Discover the benefits of five minutes of breathing at the end of your workout<p>I don’t know if you’ve noticed this or not, but in order for a workout to be any good these days, it has to be “intense.” Or “killer.”<p>But what if all this intensity isn’t necessarily the best thing for us? What if it’s …

Training advice - The Running Bug

Six Plyometric Exercises For Runners

Switch Lunge<p>Begin in the lunge position with one foot out in front and the other behind your body. Both knees should be bent at 90-degree angles. …

Three Methods for Improving Resistance to Fatigue

If you want to improve your ability to run harder for longer, scientific research—while still in its infancy in this category—suggests several ways …

Homemade Pesto

My mum has a bit of a herb garden going on – a good one too. It works out great for me as when there’s too much growing I come and take it off her …

How to Cook Soba Noodles

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Your soba noodle package has been holding out on you.</i><p>If you’ve ever eagerly anticipated sneaking a bite from a bowl of perfectly-dressed soba noodles, …

8 Pasta and Noodle Dishes You'll Want to Eat Right Now

Soba Noodles with Ginger Sweet Scallion Sauce

I had such a wonderfully pleasant day, sweetly smooth and incredibly productive. I managed to complete almost everything on my to-do list!!! I spend …

Recipes

Spaghetti Carbonara with Onions and Prosciutto

There was a time when I had this meal at least once a week. It was a special winter that I spent in the North of England, in North Yorkshire directly …

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This Just Might Be The Best Bacon, Egg & Cheese Breakfast Sandwich Ever

While America works itself into a tizzy over Taco Bell's wimpy little waffle tacos and Dunkin' Donuts' faux eggs benedict breakfast sandwich, we're going to sit back and let you have them all. Why? Because we've got THIS beauty to dream about:<p>The Bacon + Egg + Cheese is the creation of Marc …

83 Egg Recipes That We Always Crave

83 egg recipes is a lot of egg recipes. But is it enough?<p>Shockingly enough, Americans once ate twice as many eggs as they do today. Bring back the glory days with these 83 egg recipes, prepared every way you could imagine (baked! fried! poached! more!).

Waffle Iron Churros Recipe

Want to eat churros every morning but don't want to deal with daily deep frying? Then these waffled churros are for you. Plus, the nooks and crannies of the waffled churros provide space for the chocolate sauce to pool.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Using a waffle iron instead of deep-frying produces …

Steak and Egg Breakfast Sandwiches

Preheat an oven to 350ºF. Line 2 baking sheets with wire racks.<p>Cut the croissants in half horizontally. Place them, cut sides up, on the rack-lined baking sheets. Sprinkle the cheese on the bottom halves of the croissants, dividing evenly. Bake until the croissants are warmed through and the cheese …

85 Homemade Pasta Sauce Recipes That Aren't Marinara

These non-marinara, creative pasta recipes will come in handy when you want to give red sauce a rest.<p>We'll always love marinara, but it's time we started seeing other sauces. From vibrantly green pesto to fiery chili oil, these pasta toppers are perfect for when you need a break from the red sauce.

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75 Ways To Turn Chicken Into A Great Dinner

When we need dinner in a hurry, like most nights of the week, most of us cook from our memorized repertoire of recipes we've collected over the years. They're mostly quick, always delicious and usually comforting. We turn to them time and time again because they're so dependable. Only problem is, …

Filet Mignon with Porcini Mushroom Compound Butter Recipe

I bet it started in the ‘50s. Maybe the ‘40s even. Of course I could be wrong, but it seems to me a perfect timeline fit. Back when sips of …

How to Break Down a Chicken ( + How to Make Chicken Stock)

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: Breaking down a chicken isn't as hard as it seems -- Cara is here</i> …

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Beef Wellington

Update a celebration dinner centrepiece using prosciutto instead of pancakes to encase beef and porcini mushroom stuffing<p>Ingredients<p>1kg beef fillet - …

Our Top 10 Bacon Recipes

Bacon isn’t just for breakfast anymore! From lasagna and salad to appetizers galore, these bacon recipes are guaranteed favorites.<p>Cheddar-Bacon …

9 Easy Pork Belly Recipes

There is no argument that pork belly is a crowd-pleaser. And the fatty richness found on this boneless cut provides great comfort in frigid weather. …

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What's the Difference Between Flank Steak and Skirt Steak?

Flank steak and skirt steak are both long, odd-looking cuts of steak. Wonder if you've ever eaten either of them? If you've ever had fajitas, then …

Transform Grilled Cauliflower With High Heat and a Whole Lot of Spice

Growing up, I was disgusted by cauliflower. I'd insist on removing it from my plate before even considering the rest of my meal (which, by virtue of being literally anything else, was guaranteed to be at least 1,000 times more delicious). I know I didn't give the vegetable a fair shake, but then …

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, …