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Here's What You May Have Missed This Week

<i>Life moves pretty fast, as Ferris Bueller says. Here's a selection of our favorite stories from the site this week.</i><p><b>Monday:</b><p>We took sides on cottage cheese: Are you in or out of the #CottageCheeseClub?<br>• Joanne Chang showed us how to make stunning morning cashew buns—with no refined sugar.<br>• Sarah …

A Good Reason to Peel Your Tomatoes—& Turn Them into Salt

<i>Every other Sunday,</i> <i>we'll focus on one overlooked kitchen scrap and show you how to turn what would otherwise be trash into a dish to treasure.</i><p><i>Today: Pink salt doesn't have to come from the Himalayas.</i><p>Even if you’re not offended by tomato skins, there are places where they just aren’t as welcome—like …

8 Slimming Soups for Swimsuit Season

Juicing is out. Souping is in. But food trends aside, these soups are so delicious and satisfying that you won't even realize how healthy you're eating.<p><b>1. Golden Gazpacho</b><p>Adapted from Oleana chef Ana Sortun's cookbook, <i>Spice: Flavors of the Eastern Mediterranean</i>, this soup's silky texture and pure …

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21 Vegan Barbecue Staples That'll Make Any Cookout An Herbivore's Delight

Just because you don't eat meat products doesn't mean you have to suffer through a vacuous frozen veggie burger while everyone else at the summer barbecue chows down on hot, delicious grill food.<p>You, dear vegan, deserve the very best. And, as it happens, the very best cookout foods are often vegan. …

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The Genius Way to Cook Chicken Thighs (That Are Better than Fried)

<i>Every week—often with your help—Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: Kristen is gallavanting around on the Genius Recipes cookbook tour, so she's sharing an excerpt from the book (and a new favorite chicken recipe).</i><p>"Short of turning …

Healthy oven-fried chicken with feta, corn and spinach for a crowd-pleasing meal

Reducing food waste should always be a priority — it's good for our budgets and for the environment. But this week, Earth Week, we are reminded to stop and pay attention to how much food we throw away, and come up with solutions for making a change.<p>TODAY.com partnered with Cook Smarts, a …

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The Cult-Favorite Wood-Fired Grills Taking the Restaurant World by Storm

There are normal grills, and there are grills made by Grillworks.<p>The grill looked like a burned match. <b>Ben Eisendrath</b>, president of the manufacturer <b>Grillworks</b>, was astounded. The Argentinian-style wood-burning grill was top of the line, yet it had only taken chef <b>Dan Barber</b> and his team at Blue Hill …

10 Highly Anticipated Cookbooks to Spring for This Season

Perhaps you made a resolution this year to cook more at home and your commitment is flagging, or maybe you’re simply looking for new inspiration. …

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Interstellar VFX research leads to scientific paper on wormholes

Christopher Nolan's sci-fi epic, nominated for an Oscar for Best Visual Effects, has led to new scientific discoveries<p>When it comes to the movies, science fiction and science fact are usually world's apart. Films might be based on real-life research and theories, but the truth is often stretched to …

Better Than Parm? Dried Olive and Miso May Be the Ultimate Pasta-Topper

More<p>The Vegan Experience<p>It's not just great vegan food, it's great food, period.<p>I'm going to say something that might bother you, if not cause you to immediately dismiss this entire article: <b>Parmesan can be boring.</b> Let me explain. On the one hand there's nothing boring about the King of Cheeses <i>per …

3 Ways to Make the Perfect Guacamole

<b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>Guacamole is a staple that everyone loves -- but is there a way to make it even better than you thought?<p>Empellon's Alex Stupak believes there is more than one way to make delicious guacamole, so he shows us three ways to tackle the …

Meet Ragù Napoletano, Neapolitan-Style Italian Meat Sauce With Pork, Beef, and Sausage

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>A couple of weeks back I spent a good deal of time developing a recipe for Lasagna Napoletana, a lasagna stuffed with smoked cheese, sausage, meatballs, and a rich, meaty tomato sauce. That meat-packed tomato sauce is known as <i>ragù Napoletano</i>.<p>As I …

Live forever: Scientists say they’ll extend life ‘well beyond 120’

Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters<p>American biologist and technologist Craig Venter whose company Human Longevity Inc plans to create a database of a million human genome sequences by …

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22 Hot Sandwiches You Need to Make to Get Through Winter

For those days when all you want is a sandwich stuffed with fixin's and toasted or grilled to hot, melty perfection.<p><b>Sometimes all you want on a frigid winter day</b> is a sandwich stuffed with fixin's and toasted or grilled to hot, melty perfection. Beware: There's a lot of cheese ahead.

Tex-Mex Crockpot Quinoa

Crockpot quinoa with a Mexican twist. This delicious meal comes together in a snap and cooks low and slow all day.<p>You know that saying “a dog is a man’s best friend?”<p>Well, I think that’s false.<p>After much ponder-age, I have decided that a slow cooker really is a man’s best friend.<p>Let’s look at the …

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How Ful Mudammas Made Me Forget All About Hummus

The zeitgeisty chokehold hummus has on the American public has always bugged me. Not because hummus isn't good. But because it's unfairly eclipsed so much other good stuff from the Middle East.<p>Take the North African and Levantine classic of stewed fava beans, <i>ful mudammas</i>. You've heard of it, right? …

Use the Pressure Cooker to Make Full-Flavored Pho Ga (Vietnamese Chicken Noodle Soup) In 30 Minutes

<i>Pho bo</i>—Vietnamese beef noodle soup—may be more popular in the states, but its cousin <i>pho ga</i>, made with chicken, is easier to make, and in my book, just as tasty. My wife and I ate bowls and bowls of the stuff on our honeymoon in Vietnam. Its rich, fat-slicked broth and clean flavors punctuated with …

Wood Joints

Make stronger wood joints for all your woodworking projects.<p>Speed up your woodworking projects, improve the quality of glue connections and make your …

How to Braise Meat without a Recipe (Seriously!)

By Bon Appétit<p>Learn the basics of braising and you can transform even the toughest cut of meat into a tender, succulent masterpiece. Here's how to braise meat—no recipe necessary.<p>Real talk: You don't need a recipe to make the braise of your dreams. Not that there's anything wrong with following a …

10 Crazy-Good Holiday Cocktail Party Recipes

<b>1. Cocktail Meatballs</b><p>Throw away those old kitschy cocktail meatball recipes that call for grape jelly and frozen meatballs -- these are easy-to-make and so much better. You'll love that the meatballs are baked, not fried, and the sweet and tangy sauce is ready in under 15 minutes. Just be sure to …

Crispy Green Bean Fries

It's 3 p.m. You're well aware that you should be reaching for something virtuous to snack on.<p>Luckily, we've figured out how to make vegetables more alluring when hunger strikes.<p>These oven-baked green beans are the answer.<p>They're easy, satisfying and not at all bad for you.<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>1 pound fresh …

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