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Yotam Ottolenghi’s chicken recipes

In my house, where the children forever negotiate what they’ll be given at mealtimes while the grownups keep pledging (in vain, obviously), “I’m not getting into this conversation”, chicken is the one food that unifies the family ranks. It appears on our table in endless configurations, the simple …

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This Classic Recipe for Stuffed Shells Couldn't Be Easier

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 375°F.<p>Meanwhile, bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the shells and cook according …

​Why Do High-Protein Diets Make You So Constipated?

We're here to help you get things moving again.<p>There's no doubt that cutting back on carbs while loading up on protein has definitely helped plenty of women shed pounds. “Protein is great for anyone trying to lose weight. Since it’s digested slower than carbs, it helps you to stay full and …

30 Easy Breezy Mason Jar Recipes You Need This Summer

When the monotony of brown baggin’ it has got you down, basic jar salads are an easy way to shake things up (literally <i>and</i> figuratively). But why stop there? From amped-up noodle-y salads to hearty chicken chilis, we’ve found some of the most stellar Mason jar meals out there. Because we’ve all come …

A 4-Ingredient Salad, from Tuscany Right to Your Plate

In spring, <i>insalata di carciofi</i> makes an appearance on trattoria menus across Tuscany. This antipasto is also a very simple and very quick one to make at home, containing thinly sliced artichokes, a good sprinkling of your best salt, and some shavings of Parmesan cheese, an excellent foil for the …

Poached Eggs With Sauteed Spinach & Mushrooms

For those of you who know a little about me, even just a little, you have probably heard me say many times that I don't eat breakfast. And it's true. …

Exactly What Kim Kardashian Ate Every Day to Lose 60 Pounds

<i>Getty Images</i><p>Ever wonder what Kim Kardashian’s diet must consist of in order to maintain her perfect figure? Of course you do, and it looks like our …

12 In-Shower Hair Treatments That Let You Take Back the Health of Your Hair

1/12<p>Olaplex, the newfound line hair colorists have gone crazy for because of its ability to actually repair broken bonds within hair follicles to …

Go Make Lou Fassum, the Forgotten Stuffed Cabbage That's Worth Getting to Know

And may the farce be with you<p>If you just started eating in restaurants yesterday, you might think that cabbage was a new ingredient popularized by …

How to Make Classic Italian-American Stuffed Pasta Shells

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>What's the difference between a recipe for classic Italian-American manicotti and one for stuffed shells? In all honesty, not much beyond the pasta shapes. Both have a seasoned ricotta-cheese filling, which often has spinach mixed in, and both are …

Why You Should Make a Batch of Sweet Potatoes at the Beginning of the Week

Along with hard-boiled eggs and a pot of beans, the one thing I always make at the beginning of the week is a big batch of baked sweet potatoes. Of …

Marcella Hazan's Tomato Sauce with Onion and Butter Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> The most famous tomato sauce on the internet, from Marcella Hazan's <b>Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking</b>. Editor's note: Marcella called for 2 cups of tomatoes when using canned, but feel free to use a whole 28-ounce can (closer to 3 cups), if you like. You can scale up the butter and …

How to Make a Week of Meals with Marcella's Genius Tomato Sauce

Marcella Hazan’s recipe for tomato sauce with onions and butter is long-beloved, and for good reason.<p>As with most of her classic Italian recipes, this sauce is a celebration of simplicity. It utilizes three basics—tomatoes, onion, and butter—to prove that high-quality ingredients and a little time …

Keep It Clean at Every Meal With These Recipes

Following a meal plan to learn the basics of eating clean is a great way to jump-start your healthy life. But when the plan ends, you're going to need some extra recipes to keep your new habits going, especially if you commit to eating the 80/20 way. Just to review: that's eating clean 80 percent …

11 Sleeping Apps to Help Insomniacs Rest Up This Holiday Season

Although we LOVE the holiday season, finding time to do everything on our Christmas to-do list can be hella stressful. From planning the Christmas dinner menu to buying (and wrapping) gifts for him and her, there’s just too much to do… and not enough time to do it. But since stress can have …

The Pasta and Beans Dish That'll Have You Say "That's Amore"

From the top to the toe of Italy, you can find regions that claim this humble plate of pasta and beans as their local dish. And as much as pasta e fagioli is a creamy, delicious comfort food, its popularity is in part due to its nostalgia. Historically, pasta e fagioli saved families on the edge of …

Pasta Broccoli and Ricotta, Ancient Italian One Pot Pasta

Pasta Broccoli<p>Spaghetti pasta lathered in creamy ricotta and mixed with fresh green broccoli. This one pot pasta is a traditional recipe loved and cherished by my wife's family.<p><i>Watch video recipe:</i><p><i>Pasta Broccoli and Ricotta | One Pot Pasta | Italian Food Recipes</i><p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>Spaghetti (300-500g)<p>1kg of …

8 TED Talks That Will Totally Change the Way You Think

With tons of opinions and info spilling into the interwebs 24/7 (we don’t blame you if you’re considering killing your FB newsfeed or quitting social media altogether), it often feels like a survival strategy just to figure out how you feel about a topic and stick to it. Though keeping a strong …

11 Foods That Actually Make the Best Home Cleaners

Next stop for a clean home? Your pantry!<p>You might want to hit up the grocery store the next time you run out of cleaning supplies. Why? Well, it turns out some common ingredients double as cleaners. Even better: You probably already have most of these items in your kitchen right now.

10 Videos That Show How to Handle Sales Objections In a Snap

What do you do when you hear that dreaded "This looks great, but ... ?" Watch and learn how to retire prospect objections quickly and effectively.

The 5 Steps To An Effective Sales Conversation

White, silver and black. Those are the three most common car colors according to my Google findings. With that information in hand, my son and I assembled outfits comprised of similar colors. We were planning a covert operation and were in need of camouflage. Our mission was to shop for a new car …

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These 6 Products Will Get You Tan While You Sleep

With summer right around the corner (WTF) and beach season just starting to become a reality (YAS), getting that goddess glow is high on the beauty priority list. That said, we’re <i>so</i> not talking about baking in the sun, y’all — and if you do, please follow those trusty sun protection tips. While you …

9 Lunches That Don't Break the Bank

A weekday lunch is a meal with a purpose, one that ideally provides the maximum number of healthy(ish) calories in the shortest amount of time possible without delivering crumbs to your computer or soup down your shirt. But it can also provide another service to you—and to your wallet.<p>While it …

When in Sicily, Eat as the Sicilians Do

“In a country rich in food traditions, no region is richer than Sicily.” Gillian Riley gets straight to the point in <i>The Oxford Companion to Italian Food</i>. It's Italy's second largest island (the slightly triangular soccer ball of “the boot”) and most southern region, which means that its history is …

This Incredibly Useful Sales Tool Is Totally Free

Sales guru Barry Rhein uses this method to help people develop the natural curiosity that makes selling easy.<p>Here's something really valuable: a free tool that can help you get a meeting when you're cold-calling or having any initial phone conversation with a potential client.<p>It's based on …

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How to Convert Regular Recipes to Pressure Cookers | LEAFtv

How To: Cook Dried Beans in 1 Hour Flat

When given the choice between canned and dried beans, many of us are guilty of reaching for cans. They're much more convenient than investing 5-6 …

UPDATE! Instant Pot MINI Pressure Cooking Times Added

The post UPDATE! Instant Pot MINI Pressure Cooking Times Added appeared first on hip pressure cooking.We have updated the time chart to include the …

The Genius Pasta-Cooking Trick That Works Better Than Boiling Water

Teaser: There's bacon involved.<p>I had a life-changing pasta moment in the test kitchen last week: I cooked pasta — but I didn't even boil a pot of water. Yep, you heard me. So how did I cook the hard noodles then? In garlicky bacon fat and chicken broth (I know, right?). Here's a step by step:<p><b>1.</b> …