Kristina Bella

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24 Copycat Recipes for Your Favorite Restaurant Appetizers

Stick to your budget by making your favorite restaurant appetizers at home. Here’s how.<p>Like deep-fried pickles? You’ll love this un-fried version …

Cooking

My Lip-Smacking BBQ Ribs & the Secret Spice Blend That Makes Them Sing

Some people like to meal prep; I don't. Or rather, I don't know that I have the dexterity or mental wherewithal to plan a week's worth of groceries for myself. I'm much too disorganized, much too lazy, and—living in New York City without a car—<i>much</i> too weak to carry more than a single eggplant home.<p>…

BBQ

7 Online Butchers That Bring Quality Meat to Your Doorstep

Don’t live near one of those four-star sustainable butchers? Not a problem.<p>It’s easy to wax poetic about buying meat from a sustainable source when you live close to a local butcher shop that cuts down whole, local animals every day. But what if such a spot isn’t accessible? Or, for that matter, …

BBQ

27 Chicken Meal Prep Recipes That Never Get Boring

We love the <i>idea</i> of meal prep. But eating the same soggy leftovers three days in a row? Not exactly our thing. So we’ve found 27 recipes that are so …

Healthy Eating

You’ll Never Have a Wardrobe Malfunction Again With These 9 Products

<b>* Wardrobe malfunctions be gone with these helpful, useful products</b><b><br>* Easy to use and affordable</b><b><br>* Essentials to keep on hand in case of …

Black tea is emerging as a gut-health hero—here’s what you need to know

Among all the types of tea, green tea tends to get the most love from the wellness crowd. And it’s true that green teas of all varieties—including …

Turkish Kebabs

Grilled meats or kebabs are a mainstay of the Muslim world, from Turkey to Iran to India and Pakistan to Muslim China to Indonesia (where kebabs are …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s barbecue recipes

Every year, I end up testing barbecue recipes in the rain, with an umbrella balanced precariously on one shoulder, but this year’s mission coincided with the hottest April week in 70 years. Barbecue sales doubled, supermarkets ran out of burgers, rosé and sun cream, and I leapt on the balmy …

Recipes

These Carne Asada Tacos Will Make You Forget Chipotle Even Exists

If you want to break out of your grilling spin cycle, look south for inspiration.<p>Born and raised in Mexico City, Doug Robson is chef-owner of Gallo Blanco, a Mexican restaurant in Phoenix. On his nights off, Robson likes to bring home the tastes of his upbringing to his charcoal grill.<p>I watched him …

The Coolest Blockchain Startups at NYC's Consensus

Thousands of crypto entrepreneurs and technologists descended upon the city for NYC Blockchain Week. Here are the up-and-coming companies that stood out.<p>6 min read<p>This story originally appeared on PCMag<p><i>By Rob Marvin</i><p>New York's first-ever Blockchain Week (May 11-17) features scores of conferences, …

How to Pick the Right Pair of Sunglasses for Your Face Shape

Sorry to break it to you, but no matter how symmetrical your face is, not every pair of sunglasses is going to look great on your handsome mug. Even …

10 Ways to Use a Rotisserie Chicken to Make Dinner Tonight — Recipes from The Kitchn

If there was ever a grocery store shortcut worthy of an award, it's the rotisserie chicken. I believe there are few things this fully cooked bird …

Cooking

17 Easy Stir-Fry Recipes That'll Be on the Dinner Table in No Time

Put down that packet of premade stir-fry sauce, and prepare to give the classic quick-and-easy dinner a healthy and tasty update. Stir-fries are the perfect quick-fix meal: adaptable, easy, and full of fresh ingredients, you only need a few minutes and a wok to get this meal on the table for …

Recipes

Authentic Carne Asada

Authentic Carne Asada<p>Prep time<p>2 hours<p>Cook Time<p>20 mins<p>Time to Make It<p>2 hours 20 mins<p>Marinated flank steak is grilled to perfection for the best …

How to Cook the Perfect Oven-Baked Chicken Breast

A baked chicken breast is the unsung hero of weeknight dinners. It's far simpler than cooking chicken breast on the stove—and it's guaranteed to …

15 Easy Dinners That Start with Shredded Chicken

Weeknight cooking is a slog, even under the best circumstances (add in one late meeting and it’s cold cereal all around). Our secret weapon? Shredded …

The Best Sites for Buying and Selling Your Most Stylish Gear

From sneakers to designer clothing.<p>Having good style isn't just about throwing money around and acquiring expensive stuff. The mark of a truly stylish person is confidence—in their own look, and at whatever price point is most realistic. Of course, sometimes that style lends itself to some pricier …

A Honey-Garlic Chicken to Mix-Pour-Bake in 20 Minutes

Weeknight cooking comes in two forms for me, in general. There’s the hurried—nay, <i>harried</i>—kind of nights when the hours slip away like seconds, and you’re rushing to get anything resembling a balanced meal on the table. And there’s the rhythmic, all-business kind, when you’re just executing …

The Exact Bras to Wear Under Every Tricky Summer Top and Dress

You know the feeling: As soon as the warm weather arrives, you start stocking up on tops and dresses that show off skin—halter tops, off-the-shoulder tops, plunging neck tops…....

Want to be healthy over 50? Get these tests, exams

<i>Are you between the ages of 50-60 and concerned about the tests and exams needed to maintain your health? Don’t know where to start? It's difficult to keep up with all the latest medical breakthroughs, but not knowing what's new or available could result in poor health decisions. Dr. Marie Savard,</i> …

Cancer

Bill Gates Wants You to Watch These 9 TED Talks

You can read what Gates called "one of the most important" books he's ever read, or you can watch these short but amazing TED Talks.<p>In an interview published in <i>Time</i> magazine earlier today, Bill Gates said that the late Hans Rosling's book <i>Factfulness: Ten Reasons We're Wrong About the World--and Why</i> …

Self-improvement

A Slow Cooker Steak Burrito Bowl That's Better than Chipotle

<b>Drain the tomatoes.</b> Drain the tomatoes into a 3 1/2- to 4 1/2-quart slow cooker, pressing to extract as much liquid as possible.<p><b>Make the salsa.</b> …

Adding peanut butter to your grilled cheese will change your life

It seems like a strange idea, adding peanut butter to a grilled cheese sandwich, but once you try it, your perception of what a grilled cheese …

grilled cheese

5 Unexpected Ways to Use a Muffin Tin

Using a muffin tin for muffins is <i>sooo</i> 2017. Okay, not really, using a muffin tin to make muffins is perfectly normal. It’s encouraged, actually. But isn’t it time to think outside the box, to allow the sturdy bakeware a visit into new and exciting territory? I say yes! Let’s take the muffin tin …

The 66 Most Delish Quesadillas

You'll never make just plain cheese again.<p>1 of 67<p>Charlie Gillette<p>Chicken Cordon Bleu Quesadillas<p>Cheesy, savory goodness in every crispy bite!<p>Get the …

What’s Next for Humanity: Automation, New Morality and a ‘Global Useless Class’

LONDON — What will our future look like — not in a century but in a mere two decades?<p>Terrifying, if you’re to believe Yuval Noah Harari, the Israeli historian and author of “Sapiens” and “Homo Deus,” a pair of audacious books that offer a sweeping history of humankind and a forecast of what lies …

Artificial Intelligence

Stephen Hawking’s Beautiful Mind

<b>A brief history of Stephen Hawking</b><p>Stephen Hawking spent his scientific life exploring some of the deepest questions a human caught in the Einsteinian opera of space and time could ask.<p>Although Einstein himself never really accepted it, his general theory of relativity predicted that if enough mass …

Genius Korean-Style Chicken Wings

<i>Every week, Food52"s Senior Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today: A genius trick for oven-crisped chicken wings that might be even better than fried (plus a magic dipping sauce you're going to use on lots more than wings).</i><p>A supply of great snacks is …

Your Oven Is the Secret to Restaurant-Quality Short Ribs

<b>Heat the oven and season the meat.</b> Arrange a rack in the lower third of the oven, remove the racks above it, and heat to 325°F. Brush each short rib …

These Honey-Sriracha Meatballs Make Meal Prep Easy

There are two types of people who do weekly meal prep. The first is the health-conscious person who's counting something (calories, protein, sugar) …