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Ear Training Will Make You a Better Guitarist and Musician

Bill EvansJune 23, 2018<p><b>From the August 2018 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY ADAM PERLMUTTER</b><p>Years ago, I observed a group of graduate students in their …

Electric Guitar

A Slow-Roasted Salmon Recipe for People Who Suffer From Salmon Fatigue

Cook it in a parchment paper packet and never look back.<p>You know how on say, a Wednesday night, you’re drained from the work week (ALREADY) and when you come home, you’re basically on autopilot while cooking dinner? Preheat the oven, throw some semi-mushy veggies from last week’s grocery trip and a …

10 of Our Best Chicken Skillet Recipes — Recipes from The Kitchn

I am not sure which is more tried and true when it comes to weeknight cooking: a trusty skillet dinner or crowd-pleasing chicken. It really doesn't …

Cooking

Mastering the Fretboard Using Keys and Chord Progression Roots

260<p>SHARES<p><i>This is an abridged and shorter version of a lengthier article that can be found on Guitarchalk.com.</i><p>The easiest way to master the fretboard …

5 Secret-Ingredient Soups

It’s easy to mix up a soup, but achieving robust results can often take a lot of time. That’s why each of these soups is made with a few flavor bombs …

Complexity

Win Dinner with Balsamic Glazed Steak Tips & Mushrooms

Easy Balsamic Glazed Steak Tips and Mushrooms<p>Serves 4<p><i>For the steak</i>:<p>1 1/2 pounds sirloin steak tips, flap meat, or flank steak, cut into 3-inch pieces …

Duck and Wild Mushroom Gumbo

Using a sharp boning or butcher's knife, cut along either side of the backbone, remove and discard. Cut the duck in half through the breastbone. Cut …

Recipes

Whiskey Piri Piri Shrimp

Portuguese piri piri sauce goes with many foods. This modern twist incorporates whiskey into the chili-based sauce, because what isn't better with …

All the Adobo Recipes You Absolutely Need to Bookmark

<b>Adobo</b> is a cooking technique that involves cooking meat, seafood, or vegetables in a sauce made up of vinegar, soy sauce, black pepper corns, and bay …

20 Dinner Recipes That Put Your Cast Iron Skillet to Work

Of all the pots and pans you reach for on a nightly basis to get dinner on the table, let the cast iron skillet be the most turned to. It can do just …

This 3-Minute Squat and Plank Workout May Be Short, but It's Intense

This total body workout is devoted to two types of exercises that you might despise because they're so hard, but man, they are effective at …

Cucumber Kimchi (Oi Sobaegi) Recipe

"Great dish. I had it while I was in Korea and had to bring it back with me; the recipe that is. The dish is ready after 30 minutes, but the …

6 Delicious Soba Noodle Recipes

1<p>Soba Noodle Veggie Bowl With Tahini Dressing<p>This build-your-own noodle bowl is just as fun to assemble as it is to eat. Don’t skimp on the creamy …

Slow Cookers

These Chicken Skewers Are My Best Friend (Kind Of)

By Alex Delany<p>There's no messing up with these spicy, sambal-laced grilled chicken skewers. They've always been there for me, and they'll always be there for you.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the sambal</i> …

Cooking

Naan Recipe

This might possibly be the post with the shortest title EVER on TKP. NAAN. Good ol’ regular tasty-as-heck naan. It really doesn’t need any other …

This Indian Butter Chicken Is the Perfect 30-Minute Meal

There's something magical about picking up some spicy Indian takeout and pouring yourself a cold glass of Riesling on a night when you really don't …

These Copycat KIND Bars Will Make You Feel Like a Genius

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>KIND Bars are the snack bar that I always reach for when I really want a candy bar but don't want the resulting sugar …

Recipe: The Only Pad Thai Recipe You’ll Ever Need

“There are kind of two types of cookbooks out there,” chef Jet Tila, frequent Food Network contestant, host, and judge says. “There is the ‘Yo, slap a bunch of this on this, pow, bang, zoom,’” the succession of onomatopoeias suggesting a set of haphazard, 15-minute recipes. “And then there’s the …

Recipes

Cajun Shrimp and Rice

Recipe courtesy of<p>From:<p>Total:20 minPrep:14 minCook:6 min<p>Yield:4 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories357 calorieTotal Fat11 …

Food

16 non-boring salad recipes to whip up this spring

As warmer weather and fresher produce start sprouting up, so do salad cravings. Tempting greens and veggies at the farmers market may once again make …

Ultimate Shrimp and Grits

For the grits:<p>3 cups milk<br>• 3 cups heavy cream<br>• 1 cup stone-ground white cornmeal<br>• 2 tablespoons unsalted butter<br>• Kosher salt<br>• Freshly ground black pepper<p>For …

Recipes

The 7 Best Exercises to Sculpt Eye-Catching Abs

A six-pack brings all the girls to the yard… but core strength can change your life. “The core is composed of much more than just the abs,” explains …

Chicken Bog Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Heat oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high. Add onion and carrots, and cook, stirring occasionally, until beginning to soften, …

How to Make Osso Buco (Italian Braised Veal Shanks)

The most incredible thing about osso buco, the hearty Milanese dish of braised veal shanks, is how singular its flavor is given how simple it is. The braise itself contains little more than your classic assortment of aromatics, like onion, carrot, and celery; the shanks themselves; plus some wine, …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s slow-cooked chicken recipes

The longer you leave chicken to cook, the deeper and more intense its flavour will be<p>I can almost see readers’ eyebrows raising whenever I suggest leaving a pot on the stove to cook slowly for an hour or two. I think I’m expected to justify the time involved, even though I’m not asking anyone …

Recipes

One-Pot Creamy Spinach Lentils

Oh, for the love of that humble little lentil.They’re cheap, they’re adaptable to any recipe, they’re easy to make and store, and they are considered …

One Pan Mexican Quinoa

<i>Wonderfully light, healthy and nutritious. And it’s so easy to make – even the quinoa is cooked right in the pan!</i><p>Despite my daily 3-mile runs, all …

Gochujang Gumbo

Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon canola oil<br>• 6 ounces chopped andouille sausage<br>• 2 cups chopped yellow onion (about 1 large)<br>• 1½ cups chopped celery (about 2 large …

Recipes

Clam Chowder

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Bring milk, shrimp, and bay leaves just to a boil in a saucepan over high. Remove from heat, and let stand 30 minutes. Pour …

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