Monique LeBlanc

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10 Essential Sauces You'll Want to Double for Meal Prep — Recipes from The Kitchn

When you're meal prepping this weekend, squeeze a little time in between roasting vegetables and shredding chicken to make a sauce. I only recently …

Condiments

Basil and Pine Nut Sauce (Trofie al pesto)- Liguria

• 1 garlic clove<br>• 1/2 teaspoon coarse sea salt<br>• 100 grams basil leaves with stalks on, leaves and flowers removed and washed and dried<br>• 60 grams pine nuts, toasted<br>• 1/2 cup extra virgin olive oil, the nicest you can afford, preferably from Liguria<br>• 20 grams finely grated Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese<br>• 20 grams …

Recipes

The Secret to Grilling Fish Without Having It Fall Apart

With this simple trick, you'll be able to grill fish to perfection very time you BBQ.<p>Heat, Clean, and Season Your Grill<p>Treat your grill like a …

Recipes

Pan Fried Brussels Sprouts Recipe

"Don't be afraid of Brussels sprouts ... yes, they are green, but they are so delicious! Pan frying them brings out their flavor. Use as a side dish …

Recipes

Recipe: Homemade sesame chicken

budgetbytes.comOne of the great joys of the impending sweatpants season is sitting on the couch in your coziest pair of jammies, binge watching …

Recipes

9 Brussels Sprouts Recipes That Pair Perfectly with Fall and Winter Mains

Brussels sprouts make the perfect partner for all manner of roasted meats and stews. Maybe that's why our recipe box is full of delicious Brussels …

Blue Cheese

Lace Cornbread

Step 2<p>Heat 1 heaping Tbsp. bacon drippings in a cast-iron skillet over medium- low heat. When drippings are shimmering (the sign that they’re hot), …

Recipes

Meghan Markle Returns to the Screen for a Royal Video Short

Meghan Markle's next undertaking literally couldn't be sweeter, so lettuce celebrate the Duchess of Sussex for doing a grape job on her eggs-quisite …

Meghan, Duchess of Sussex

5 Stretches to Loosen Your Hamstrings and Relieve Lower Back Pain

You probably already have a plan in place for what to do when your lower back is bothering you, but there may be something else you can try: stretching your legs. While there are many causes of low back pain, research shows that having tight hamstrings—the muscle at the back of the thigh—is linked …

Back Pain

The Biggest Mistake You're Making When Roasting Vegetables, According to This Chef

Hold the olive oil, says chef Nick Balla of San Francisco restaurants Duna and Smokebread.<p>Chef Nick Balla isn’t entirely against roasting vegetables …

Recipes

Adam Liaw's Swedish meatballs in cream sauce recipe

There’s no more identifiably Swedish dish than good old Swedish meatballs, and they are still a home-cooked favourite to this day. They’re perfect with pickled cucumbers and pickled lingonberries, or lingonberry jam.<p>Swedish meatballs in cream sauce<p><i>serves 4</i><p>¼ cup (60g) butter<br>¼ cup (35g) plain flour<br>2 …

The Trick to Getting the Crispest Breakfast Potatoes Ever

Want breakfast potatoes that are velvety-smooth on the inside and extra crispy on the outside? Here's the secret.<p>There’s nothing better than a pile …

Farm-to-table

How To Make Texas-Style Brisket in the Oven — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Beefy brisket is the king of Texas barbecue. Yes, Texas has ribs and pulled pork, but tender, peppery brisket is what most people dream of when they …

Recipes

I Spent a Week in Italy Without Looking Like a Tourist —See What I Wore

On a late night at the beginning of August, I was thumbing through Instagram and landed on a 1990s <i>Vogue</i> editorial. In it, Claudia Schiffer is snapped …

Zucchini Tots Recipe

"Crispy, crunchy, veggie-packed, deliciously stylish zucchini tots and cutlets. Because kids eat with their eyes first too!"<p>Ingredients<p>cooking spray<p>1 …

Recipes

The Anytime, Any-Fruit French Dessert You Can Make in Your Sleep

I have spent large part of my culinary career proselytizing about <i>clafouti</i> (or clafoutis), the custardy flan/tart that often encases boozy fruit. What makes me go on and on about this French dessert is its simplicity, seasonality, and, of course, the satisfaction that awaits you at the end. It is …

Blackberries

One-Pan Dinner Recipes to Make in Your Oven This Fall - Chowhound

As though the glorious return of pumpkin spice, blazer weather, and technicolor foliage wasn’t enough, here’s the true reason why I celebrate the …

Vegetables

If Your Hamstrings Are Tight, You Need These 6 Stretches

If you run, bike, are desk-bound all day, or have been sitting in a car or plane traveling, your hamstrings could use some extra love and length. It not only feels good to stretch this commonly tight area, but hamstring flexibility is also important for the health of your back, hips, and knees. …

Follow these core exercises and running will get so. much. easier.

If you’ve ever dealt with a running-related injury, chances are it came on for one of two reasons: overuse or a weak core.<p>The overuse excuse seems …

Hips

Pasta alla Norma

The Sicilian Pasta alla Norma represents the height of summer. Tomato sauce, silky fried eggplant, and salted ricotta come together to create …

Italy

How to bake a sweet potato into delicious crispy fries, chips and more

Cook Smarter<p>Don't be stumped by this versatile spud!<p>Loaded with vitamins A and C, beta-carotene, fiber, potassium and B vitamins, sweet potatoes have a higher nutritional value and lower calorie count than white potatoes — but they are just as versatile as their root vegetable cousins.<p>From fries to …

Sweet Potatoes

It’s the Best Time of the Year to Cook, and These 57 Recipes Prove It

The transition time between summer and fall is when the market is at its peak. Here’s what we’re making.<p>There’s a common misperception that springtime, with its variety of tender green shoots, stalks, and pods, is the cook’s season. In fact, there’s no more delicious time to cook than in the …

Tomatoes

Making Homemade Tortillas is Simple, plus Five Ways to Boost Them

We make tacos with fresh, homemade tortillas constantly. They're a taco night game-changer, and so so <i>so</i> easy. You can make the dough in a heartbeat …

40 Cozy Fall Dinner Recipes to Make All Season Long

Crisp Fall days are meant for comfort food, and there are so many ways to make that happen with Fall produce. Pumpkin pastas, butternut squash soups, and more hearty Autumn dinners will warm your soul and fill you up on chilly nights. Consider this your ultimate guide to Fall dinner recipes that …

Butternut

The 40 Best-Ever Recipes from Food & Wine

Of the more than 24,000 recipes we've published since 1978, these are the ones that were so memorable, so revelatory, and so delicious that we're …

Cooking

The Best Potato Recipe from Every State

We scoured the Taste of Home recipe library to find the best potato recipes in America. Submitted by local home cooks, these dishes are our …

Cooking

Saskatchewan chef shares her seasonal recipes

Renee Kohlman is an award-winning food blogger and the author of the cookbook All The Sweet Things.<p>Here, she shares some of her favourite harvest …

Recipes

The Secret to Cooking a Whole Chicken in a Dutch Oven

A Dutch oven is just the right size and shape to cook a whole chicken. Simply cover the pot with its lid during the first part of the cooking process …

Hands Down the Best Way to Roast Potatoes

Toss potato chunks with olive oil and salt and roast at a high temperature and you'll have a pretty good side; satisfying, but nothing to write home about. The problem: it's tough to coax the potatoes to a perfect crisp-tender texture through this method. For potatoes to be both fluffy and tender …

Bourbon Street Rib-Eye Steak Recipe

"After eating this style of steak in a restaurant a few times, I worked on making my own marinade. The results are tender and do not have an …