Michael Barba

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50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

Sometimes wine is daunting, and the fact that vintages change every year is one of the reasons. Was 2014 better than 2015? Worse? How are you …

Wine

What Was Causing a Healthy Older Man to Be Nauseated by Food?

“Dad, you have to come home, right away,” the woman said calmly but insistently on the phone to her 73-year-old father. He and her mother had just embarked on a two-week European vacation with close friends, but he told his daughter that he had never felt this sick. It frightened her that this man, …

The Key to Juicy, Perfectly Cooked Meat? Let It Sit Out

By Claire Saffitz<p>That's right: Letting meat sit out at room temperature before cooking it is a total game changer. And no, it won't kill you.<p>There are a lot of weird food phobias out there (alliumphobia, anyone?) and yet a quick google search turns up no term for "fear of raw meat." <b>This is shocking</b> …

Bake This Bread Today

You should try this recipe from Jim Lahey, the founder of New York’s acclaimed Sullivan Street Bakery, as soon as possible.<p>I used to love to bake …

Everything you need to know about using DNA to trace your family history

Using DNA profiling to trace your family history has long become a reality with advances in DNA sequencing technology. There are dozens of Biotech …

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 …

Reverse-Sear Prime Rib Roast Recipe

"After years of experimenting with different cooking methods for a standing rib roast, I've finally perfected our Christmas dinner. Dry-brining the …

Chicken cacciatore - delicious. magazine

INGREDIENTS<p>400g cooking chorizo, chopped<br>• 12 chicken thighs, with bones and skin<br>• Olive oil, for rubbing<br>• 3 red onions, cut into wedges<br>• 750g Charlotte …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

A fully loaded guide to the ultimate cooking recipes. Providing quick and easy cooking methods based on the Mediterranean culinary culture, Your Food …

BLT Lasagna

This indulgent, BLT-inspired pasta bake is the perfect recipe for your next Sunday cooking session. A fresh tomato sauce balances the rich bacon …

Oven Baked Denver Omelet

<b>You’ll need</b><p>8 eggs<br>½ cup half and half cream<br>1 cup shredded cheddar cheese<br>1 cup chopped fully cooked ham<br>½ cup onion<br>½ cup green pepper<p><b>How to make …

The 10 Crock-Pot Recipes I Rely on as a Busy Mom

As a busy single mother to three active kids, it can be a struggle to get healthy, home-cooked food on the table. But it can be done — especially …

Ultra-Creamy Mashed Potatoes

8 servings<p>We're ready to declare these the fluffiest, creamiest, and easiest mashed potatoes ever. Unpeeled potatoes absorb less moisture when boiled, and the ricer will catch the skins—great news for lazy cooks everywhere.<p>November 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 pounds medium Yukon Gold potatoes, scrubbed<p>4 …

Stuffed Cabbage Rolls Recipe

Cabbage rolls are a comfort food for many folks. Cabbage leaves are stuffed with an herbed ground beef, sausage, and rice mixture. They are easy to …

This incredible animation shows how deep humans have dug

If we were to journey to the center of the Earth, it would take a lot longer than you might expect. Here's how deep humans have dug underground.<p>The typical grave is 6 feet down. Most Olympic swimming pools are 10 feet deep. Nile crocodiles dig burrows as deep as 39 feet deep. The Paris Catacombs …

Animation

Canned Are Grand, but Fresh Sardines Are Deliciously Simple

Consider the sardine. The name alone evokes a crowded subway car (“packed in like sardines”) or Saltine crackers — or, if you’re me, a lip-smacking treat.<p>The sight of sardines in an opened can, pressed together tightly and cleverly layered, is actually quite beautiful. If you are a fan, a portable …

16 Essential Soup Recipes for Fall

While I will happily dip my spoon into a warm bowl of soup all year long, there is no time more satisfying and comforting than right now in the early …

Cooking

Rediscovered Bill Evans Recording Features Eddie Gomez with Jack DeJohnette

Bill Evans was one of the most influential jazz pianists ever, and he always played with top tier musicians. Now Resonance Records has released …

Piano

Spiced Carrot Quick Bread for When You're Tired of Zucchini

<b>Make the quick bread</b>: Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F. Coat a 9x5-inch loaf pan with cooking spray; set aside.<p>Place the …

The only 4 spaghetti recipes you'll ever need

In an exclusive extract from his new cookbook Made at Home, Giorgio Locatelli suggests four classic store-cupboard pasta dishes that will never fail<p>These spaghettis are not just convenient, quick and easy dishes; they can also be seductively brilliant, a perfect example of how a dish can be so much …

Cooking

Jupiter is so big it does not actually orbit the sun

But each time I read it to her — sometimes three or more times a day — I furrow my nerdy brow at this line: "Of all the planets that circle the sun, giant Jupiter is the biggest one."<p>The gas giant is indeed the largest planet in the solar system, weighing more than twice the mass of all the other …

Astronomy

Banana Walnut Bread

Sift the flour, baking soda, and salt into a medium bowl, set aside. Whisk the eggs and vanilla together in a liquid measuring cup with a spout, set …

12 tasty breakfast ideas you can take to work

Dine at your desk brekkie ideas<p>Who wants to get up early just to make - and eat - breakfast? Dining at your desk is the new way to do breakfast, but that doesn't mean you have to stick to a bowl of Cornflakes every day of the week.<p>From clever microwave techniques to meal-prep recipes you can …

WATCH: Every Cut of Steak, Explained

From filet to brisket to Denver steak, this is how to butcher a cow to get to the cuts you love.<p>Have you ever broken down a cow? Right. Probably not. After all, we're not all butchers. But that beef we love throwing on the grill, griddle, or cast iron doesn't just fall off the bone as a beautifully …

Baked Shrimp Scampi

Preheat the oven to 425 degrees F.<p>Peel, devein, and butterfly the shrimp, leaving the tails on. Place the shrimp in a mixing bowl and toss gently …

Let Science Teach You The Absolute Best Way To Cook Pasta

Better macaroni through chemistry.<p>Chemists used their noodle so you can prepare your noodle perfectly.<p>In a video posted Tuesday, the American Chemical Society’s Reactions channel boiled down the key points of how to cook pasta just right.<p>You’ve probably picked up pointers in the kitchen already, …

Food

Spaghetti Aglio E Olio

Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add 2 tablespoons of salt and the pasta and cook according to the directions on the package. Set aside 1 1/2 …

Pizza Dough

In the bowl of a standing electric mixer fitted with a dough hook, combine the yeast, sugar, and warm water; stir gently to dissolve. Let the mixture …

Baking

Taste Beyond The Tongue