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Chefs reveal the only 3 supermarket brands of rice worth buying

Cooking can be daunting. Whether you're making steak or pasta, there's always the fear you'll make a mistake and mess up the meal.<p>And although it may seem like a simple side, rice is something that a lot of of cooks — pros and amateurs — have a hard time getting right.<p>Half the battle is starting …

An Alzheimer's Drug Has Been Shown to Help Teeth Repair Cavities Naturally

No fillings, no drills.<p>Dental fillings may soon be left in the ash heap of history, thanks to a recent discovery about a drug called …

5 Mexican Crockpot Recipes That Are Half the Work With Twice the Flavor

When preparing meals for the week ahead, it can be easy to get into a recipe rut. We all have our fallbacks, and when energy is low and time is …

Slow Cookers

Thirteen Great Blender Soups you can Make Tonight Recipe

Blender soups are great because, often, you just need a few ingredients. Start with one all-star, seasonal ingredient like winter squash, broccoli, …

This Slow Cooker Chicken Marsala Is an Easy Weekend Dinner

Slow Cooker Chicken Marsala<p>Serves 4 to 6<p>2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken breasts (3 to 4 breasts) <br>1 1/2 teaspoons kosher salt <br>1 1/2 teaspoons …

Potato Salad with Mustard Sauce and Watercress

4 servings<p>Peewee Dutch Yellow Potatoes are the perfect tiny potato for this recipe, but if you can’t find them, just use the smallest fingerling or Yukon Gold potatoes you can buy.<p>June 2017Print<p>Ingredients<p>1¼ pounds peewee, peanut, or baby potatoes (as small as possible), scrubbed<p>Kosher salt<p>2 …

Potatoes

Spaghetti Alla Carbonara Tradizionali Recipe

"Unlike a lot of recipes out there for spaghetti carbonara, this is the true Italian recipe from an Italian! You can't get more authentic than this …

Foodies, Rejoice: Here's How Mario Batali Makes Pizza at Home

Pizza is the ultimate crowd-pleasing comfort food. Whether you prefer fancy thin-crust pie or a slice from the local shop, a classic margarita pizza …

Tacos, Fried Chicken, Noodles, and More to Eat in London Right Now

No reservations, no Michelin stars, no fuss. London's buzzing with spots serving global dishes of every kind.<p>When it comes to working my London office job, I’ve got one rule: balance every one of those spreadsheets with a juicy burger, spicy taco, or freshly fried doughnut. Had I grown up in this …

The 15 Most-Pinned Healthy Dinner Recipes on Pinterest

When I'm strapped for new and exciting recipes, Pinterest is the first place I look for inspiration (pinspiration?).<p>Pinterest is especially helpful …

This Tomato, Basil, & Mozzarella Chicken Is Literally To Die For

Keep it fresh for dinner!<p>2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts<p>Olive oil, to taste<p>Salt, to taste<p>Pepper, to taste<p>Garlic powder, to taste<p>Oregano, to taste<p>1 ball of fresh mozzarella<p>1 medium tomato<p>5 leaves of fresh basil<p>For the balsamic glaze:<p>1 cup inexpensive dark balsamic vinegar<p>⅓ cup honey<p>*Try your …

Recipes

9 Rules for the Best Homemade Pizza OF YOUR LIFE

The mastermind behind Pizzeria Beddia lets us in on his homemade pizza guidelines.<p>I didn’t start out as some formally trained chef guy. I brewed beer for a living until I was almost 30. Sounds like a dream, doesn’t it? While I was working at a brewery outside Mito in Japan, I happened to eat the …

Recipes

Our Favorite Way to Make Huevos Rancheros

Take a little time to make this classic breakfast staple extraordinary<p>This is not the easiest egg recipe for your morning. The ingredient list is a …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Steak Fingers and Gravy

For the steak fingers: Combine the flour, seasoned salt, pepper and cayenne in a dish. Whisk together the milk and eggs in a separate dish.<p>To bread …

Food

Guide to Spice Mixtures

Just a pinch of one of these aromatic spice mixtures will add depth and complexity to your next meal.<p><b>Chili Powder</b><p>This mixture is often behind the …

Recipes

Karaage is the Japanese method for making superior fried chicken

What strikes me about the Japanese relationship with fried chicken is the frequency of consumption—more often than a once-in-a-while indulgence. In …

How to Actually Curb Your Drinking for the Rest of the Year

It's the first day after Dry January. If you want to keep this enhanced lifestyle up, here's what you need to do.<p><i>Top photo via VICE</i><p>If a doctor draws a breath slowly and audibly just after you've told them something, it's usually not a good sign.<p>I'm on the phone to Adam Winstock, a consultant …

How to not let an injury (or your weight) stop you from working out

“Life goes on and on, even in pain.” When Mumbai-based trainer Tehsin Ratna talks to you about working out while in agony, you listen. With a career …

Shop Like the Pros and Order Your Beef Online

These days, you can purchase nearly anything online. Beef is no exception. From traditional mail-order companies like Omaha Steaks to farm-direct …

This Is The Best Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread On The Market

Because you deserve the best.<p>The supermarket shelves are overrun with bread options. There are more brands baking loaves of sandwich bread than we can keep straight, and each individual brand makes an array of different types of loaves. Options are good, but sometimes it’s just too much. It makes …

22 Recipes to Make with Your New Instant Pot

Congratulations! Santa was good to you and now you've got a brand-new Instant Pot to fool around with in the new year. So now you're probably …

The 10 Most Popular Pinterest Recipes of 2016

CINNAMON ROLLS<p>It’s no wonder this pin made the top ten — who can resist a recipe that brings the taste (and smell) of Cinnabon to your own kitchen? …

Crispy Potato Stacks With Asiago And Cheddar Cheese

This Crispy Potato Stacks With Asiago And Cheddar Cheese recipe is featured in the along with many more

Learn How to Brew Your Own Mead at Home

Mead is a sweet, alcoholic beverage made from fermented honey and water that has a long history and is sure to please most palates. You can find it …

13 Times Avocado Replaced Mayo and We Absolutely Loved It

Coming up with healthy ways to nosh at lunchtime can be HARD. Initially we feel like a bunch of geniuses; we’ve taken note of healthy hacks and we plan for tuna salad, egg salad, chicken salad… until we realize that all of these <i>salads</i> call for the enemy: mayonnaise. (Obligatory facepalm!) But …

Healthy Eating

Cauliflower Tomato Soup with Crunchy Bacon (Low Carb)

A RICH TOMATO SOUP THAT IS FULL OF NUTRIENTS AND EASY ON THE BUDGET During the weeknight when you want a fresh pot of homemade soup this a rich …

3 Spiralized Zucchini Recipes to Try This Week

When we're hungry and tired at the end of the day, the last thing we want to do is spend hours making a complicated dinner. Sometimes this means we …

These mashed potatoes are so good they’ll be the star of Thanksgiving dinner

By Maura Judkis<p>Maura Judkis<p>Reporter covering culture, food and the arts<p>Email Bio Follow<p><i>Editor’s note: This year, our Thanksgiving meal is a virtual potluck. Writers and editors signed up to provide one of 11 dishes, then tested recipes and brought contenders to a final taste-off for a vote. Here</i> …

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