Monique LeBlanc

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5 Great Dutch Ovens + 13 Recipes to Put Them to Work

Of all the cookware in my kitchen, there is nothing I use more often than my Dutch oven. It's the workhorse of the kitchen, making almost anything …

This 8-Minute Ab Workout Will Strengthen Every Muscle in Your Core

In this video, 8fit trainer Marife San Victores will take you through a short routine that targets every muscle in the abdomen in just 8 minutes.<p>They …

Workouts

Make This Transformative Ingredient, Add It to Everything

The dish that introduced me to the wonder of brown butter years ago was Suzanne Goin’s Sweet Potatoes with Bacon and Spinach from <i>Sunday Suppers at Lucques</i>. Those sweet potatoes, tossed in brown butter, brown sugar, and herbs and then roasted, are otherworldly in their deliciousness. Every time I …

Lazy Sunday Pot Roast

I found this recipe written in pencil on a 3 x 5 card tucked inside my Grandmother Schwyhart's old, worn cookbook. The apples are particularly nice …

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Slow-Cooker Short Ribs With Rosemary Potatoes

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together broth, tomato paste, parsley stems, 1 teaspoon salt, and pepper in a 6-quart slow cooker. Add short ribs, onions, …

Slow Cookers

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pears and Pistachios Recipe on Food52

Cooking is more fun with friends.<p>Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join.<p>Join Our Community<p>Follow amazing home cooks. Collect recipes and articles. Get inspired.<p><b>Author Notes:</b> Brussels sprouts are a popular side dish this time of year, and I love to pair …

Beef Pho

Make the broth: Position a rack in the upper third of the oven and preheat to 450 degrees F. Toss the beef shanks, onions, ginger and garlic with the …

Food

Here's How To Make The Perfect Sourdough Loaf At Home

Get baking!<p><b>BAKER’S SCHEDULE</b><p>Thursday–Saturday: Feed your starter until bubbly and active.<p>Saturday Evening: Make the dough, and let rise overnight.<p>Sunday Morning: Shape the dough, let rise again, score, and bake.<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>50 g (1⁄4 cup) bubbly, active starter<p>350 g (11⁄3 cups plus 2 tbsp) warm …

5 Easy Freezer Marinades Perfect for Chicken or Pork

While marinades are brilliant at turning cuts of meat that can often dry out when cooked into flavorful, moist meals, it's easy to forget to plan …

Whole Grain

21 Slow Cooker Recipes That'll Inspire You To Pull Out The Crock Pot

People who own a slow cooker know that this kitchen appliance is truly great. No other appliance can cook you dinner while you’re at work, and reward you with the sweet smell of a delicious meal when you walk through the door.<p>And that’s not all. This appliance is also a master at breakfast recipes, …

Cooking

12 Classic Slow Cooker Recipes Every Cook Should Know

My younger brother just bought a slow cooker and texted me late one night asking for advice on classic slow cooker recipes he should know. Of course …

Cooking

The 25 Greatest Kitchen Hacks Every Cook Should Know

Genius ideas from the <i>Cooking Light</i> brain trust show you how to save time, minimize effort, make do deliciously, and not let anything get in your way …

Slow Cookers

Il Trulli NYC Italian Restaurant Pasta Lucie Fink Video

i Trulli was definitely chef Dora's territory. She's been making the restaurant's pasta from scratch for as long as the family can remember — a …

Italian Food

Make Teriyaki Chicken in the Slow Cooker, Win Dinner

Arrange the chicken in a single layer in the bottom of a 6-quart or larger slow cooker. Scatter the onion and garlic over the top. Whisk the soy …

Cooking

Try This Paleo-Friendly, Gluten, Grain, and Nut-Free Miracle Flour of the Future - One Green Planet

Have you heard of cassava flour? Made by from a starchy, high-carbohydrate tuber root commonly called “yuca”, cassava flour is a type of gluten-free, …

Pumpkin Pie

We Dry Brine Chicken, and So Should You

By Alex Delany<p>We season our chicken well before cooking it, and yes, it makes chicken that much better.<p>If there's a way to make chicken taste better than it already does, we’ll do it. Which is why, whenever we've got time, we dry brine chicken with plenty of kosher salt before cooking it—and so …

Cooking

Want to Help a Syrian Refugee? Eat Some Syrian Food

When Alaa Hariri, a young Syrian student living in Portugal studying for her master’s in architecture, was asked at a birthday party what she missed …

Onions

Mushroom Soup with Bacon

Cooking

The Old Spaghetti Factory’s Creamy Pesto Salad Dressing

A rich and creamy dried basil pesto dressing that tastes just like the Old Spaghetti Factory's! And did I mention it's super easy to make??There are …

Food

10 Southern Tailgating Foods to Master

1. Chili<br>No matter what side you’re on in the great beans-in-chili debate (Texans, we’re looking at you), there’s no question that a big pot of the …

Cooking

The new vegan: Meera Sodha’s recipe for chargrilled summer vegetables with a cumin and coriander dressing

In A Historical Dictionary Of Indian Food (Oxford University Press), by KT Achaya, there is no entry under salad. For such a rich and varied food culture, this feels like a mistake, but there’s a truth behind it: the quality of produce and water in India has always been variable, so it’s not …

Onions

Best Odds Brisket Marinade

Marinating is really a great way to make sure your smoked brisket remains tender and juicy. This overnight marinade will start the tenderizing …

Food

Chinese Vegetable Spring Rolls Recipe

This Chinese spring roll appetizer recipe stuffed with vegetables is easier to prepare than you might think and is vegetarian/vegan if vegetarian …

Food & Dining

From Whipped Feta To Falafel: 11 Must-Try Mediterranean Recipes

Even if you’re staying close to home this summer, you can still take your tastebuds on a far-flung adventure. From Italy to Greece to the Middle East to North Africa, these recipes will transport you to the sunny Mediterranean Sea.<p><b>1. Creamy Whipped Feta Dip</b><p>This is an American riff on <i>htipiti</i>, the …

Food

How to Take Care of Your Cast Iron Pan

Author: Gordon Gottsegen. Gordon Gottsegen Gear<p>Date of Publication: 12.01.15.<p>Time of Publication: 8:00 am. 8:00 am<p>Today’s cookware technology …

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Grilled chicken shawarma

Ingredients<p>2 lbs to 2 ¼ lb chicken thighs (boneless and skinless, or skin on)<p>2 tablespoons ground cumin<p>2 tablespoons ground coriander<p>8 cloves minced …