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30 Ways to Eat All of the Quinoa!

Yes, it is entirely acceptable to eat quinoa for every meal—these recipes are proof (there are cookies).<p>This little seed is super versatile. Simmer it with coconut milk for breakfast or pack it into a veggie burger for dinner—with this collection of recipes, it's impossible to get bored of quinoa.

Healthy Eating

How to Buy and Store Summer Fruits and Vegetables

How to buy and store 16 in-season summer fruits and vegetables, from cucumbers and basil to cherries and corn<p><b>With the sudden burst of produce hitting farmers' markets</b> and grocery store shelves, food shopping in the summer can feel like a very leafy, juicy Christmas. But it's also overwhelming to …

Horchata Is Your New Best Friend This Summer

If you've never had horchata, and even if you have, listen up. There's a lot more to this sweet beverage than you might think. Horchata is a milky, but dairy-free, drink that originated in Valencia, Spain (also the birthplace of paella). It was originally made with tiger nuts (which are not …

Serve up Thomas Keller's simple, juicy roast chicken

Do you love chicken but don't want to be stuck in the kitchen prepping and cooking? Lucky for you, TODAY is teaming up with celebrity chefs to make things simpler for you. Join TODAY's "Super Simple Chicken: The Only Recipes You'll Ever Need," cooking series, which features 5 days of delicious …

Chicken Again? Yes! 5 Easy Recipes Your Family Will Love

We've all heard it: "Aw, Mom, chicken again?" Show your family that chicken doesn't have to be boring. With these easy, flavorful and family friendly recipes, they'll never complain about chicken for dinner again!<p><b>1. Honey, Lime & Sriracha Chicken Skewers</b><p>These chicken skewers marinated in honey, …

The only salad dressing recipe you'll ever need

This summer, do your farm-fresh greens a favor: Ditch the bottled dressing. Making your own salad dressing is easy and cheap—and you can create endless variations if you follow some simple rules and the foolproof recipe below.<p>First, it helps to know the basics. If you're making a vinaigrette—just …

Chocolate Pies and Tarts

You can’t go wrong when luscious chocolate is matched with caramel, nuts, fruit, whipped cream, custard fillings, or flaky pie crust. Browse our collection of the best pie and tart recipes featuring chocolate in the fillings, crusts, toppings, or throughout.<p>A crispy crust made from ice cream cones …

5 Clever, Easy Twists on Caprese Salad

We're reinventing the classic caprese salad with 4 new innovations, from cantaloupe and scamorza to burrata and peach<p><b>Done right, the caprese salad's timeless combination</b> of tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and basil is more than the sum of its parts. That's why every component counts: You must seek out …

Food

Tequila Sunrise Ice Pops: The Best Use of Tequila in the History of Ever

Who says popsicles are just for kids? Not me! I dabble in the art of ice pop making year-round, but come summertime, my friends and family tell me I'm a force to be reckoned with. As soon as the air ceases to drop below 70 degrees or so, no liquid is exempt from the freezer.<p>Over the years, I've …

30 Cocktails Perfect For Warm Weather

The prettiest and most delicious cocktails to try this season. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com<p>Warm weather! IT'S FINALLY HERE ALL OVER THE COUNTRY! After you shove your puffy coats in suitcases and hide them away in a dark corner never to be seen until the cold returns, go sit …

Recipes

Pecan-Brown Sugar and Bacon Ice Cream

Here's a delicious surprise: tiny bits of salty bacon are a wonderful addition to this creamy dessert. Maple-cured or applewood-smoked bacon seem to …

Ice Cream

Tamales Filled with Poblanos and Cheese

• 12 ounces pork lard<br>• 1 1/2 pounds Harina para Tamales (see below)<br>• About 2 cups lukewarm chicken broth<br>• Sea salt to taste (you need plenty)<p><i>The Filling</i>:<p>2 …

The Old-Fashioned

I learned how to drink alcohol between the ages of 21 and 25.<p>Learning how to drink is an exercise in irony. It’s like you have to learn how <i>not</i> to …

Grilled Chile-Lime Shrimp with Israeli Couscous, Mango, and Zucchini

Shrimp are such little flavor sponges; just a short plunge in this Caribbean-feeling marinade, and they become vivid, spicy, and bright. I love …

Slow Down and Relax Grilled Chicken

If you have ever tried to convince yourself that "black and crusty" is exactly how you like your chicken, then you know first-hand the ambiguous art …

Fresh Artichoke, Olive, and Burrata Pizza

4 Servings<p>If you can’t find burrata, fresh mozzarella makes a fine substitute.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ teaspoon finely grated lemon zest<p>1 lemon, halved<p>2 large artichokes<p>5 tablespoons olive oil, plus more for baking sheet<p>Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper<p>1 pound prepared pizza dough, room temperature, …

Recipes

Crispy Feta-Stuffed Phyllo Torte

Our food-loving neighbors nominated this torte as the recipe that would make our fortunes if we launched it as the flagship of a frozen food line. We …

S'mores Pie Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p><i>This s’mores pie is as easy and authentic as can be with its graham cracker crust, chocolate fudge brownie filling, and marshmallow</i> …

Mexican Hot Chocolate Shortbread

These cookies taste like a mug of rich hot chocolate. The deep mocha-flavor is followed by a kick of cayenne pepper. Don't let the heat put you off; …

Rib-Eye Steak with Chimichurri and Patagonian Potatoes

Many Argentine cooks keep a jar of homemade chimichurri sauce in the fridge (it keeps for several weeks) to either marinate or season cooked meats …

Mexican Tortilla Casserole

Essentially a lasagna with tortillas standing in for noodles, this is one of those dishes that can miraculously be on the table in short order, made …

Watermelon Sangria

Whoa…Memorial Day weekend sneaked up on me! What about you?<p>In preparation for a summer filled with barbecues and get-togethers, I wanted to share …

Homemade Maple-Espresso Cured Bacon Recipe | Leite's Culinaria

Jump to the recipe<p><i>This homemade bacon is made with pork belly and cured with maple syrup, espresso, brown sugar, and black pepper. It’s then smoked</i> …

BLT Salad

<i>Shop</i>: You know the drill: ripe heirloom tomatoes and thick-sliced smokehouse bacon. Baguettes from an artisanal bakery. Excellence lies in the …

Picnic Chicken and BBQ Pit Beans

Smoked chicken, served warm or cold, alongside sweet barbecue pit beans and the melon salad, is refreshing for any picnic, in your backyard or at the …

How to Cook Scallops, with a Helpful GIF

Beautifully browned scallops are easy to achieve with high heat and a hands-off approach<p>Beautifully browned scallops are easy to achieve if you know where to start. At the fish counter, ask for additive-free “dry” scallops. (“Wet” scallops are soaked in a preservative that also adds water; they …

Seafood