Michael Schlatka

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The Keto Casserole Recipes You've Been Looking For

These might be low carb, but they're fully delicious.<p>One of the easiest ways to eat low-carb while filling up on the fats you want is with casseroles. If you’re following the keto diet (short for ketogenic), which cuts back big-time on carbohydrates, casseroles are going to be your best friend. Not …

7 better for you sandwich spreads

A popular meal choice, we are a nation who loves sandwiches. In fact, 50 percent of Americans consume a sandwich every day. While no sandwich is complete without the perfect spread, think outside the traditional condiment box. Try one of these seven better-for-you spread ideas and take the …

14 Inflammation-Fighting Foods to Eat Every Day

Inflammation is a big buzzword these days — and for good reason. Chronic inflammation can exacerbate and even lead to many serious diseases. …

Here's Exactly What To Make For Dinner This Week

Low-carb, low-stress. This easy-to-follow meal plan is the perfect way to get organized for the week ahead, and it's under $45!<p>BuzzFeed spoke with Brian St. Pierre, MS, RD, CSCS, Director of Performance Nutrition at Precision Nutrition and Amy Shapiro, MS, RD, of Real Nutrition NYC about what it …

13 Crock-Pot Recipes You Won’t Believe Are Vegan

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10 Carbs You Don't Have to Cut During Your Quest for a Six Pack

Turns out, there are some you're going to want to keep around.<p>For <i>years</i> we've been hearing that cutting carbs should be a cornerstone of most diets when you're trying to lose weight—but not so fast.

ethereally smooth hummus

For as long as I have written this website — yes, even longer than it has been since I told you the wee white lie that Paula Wolfert’s hummus was all …

Easy Sweet and Sour Pork Chops

This recipe is the shining example of what a few well-placed ingredients and good cooking technique can do to a plain piece of meat.<br>Thick and …

How to Get a Good Sear

<i>It might be grilling season, but it's also steak season. So we're bringing this post back to our attention. What's a steak without a good sear, anyways?</i><p>There are a few times in the kitchen when we need to let go: to throw something into the oven, or onto the stove, or into a corner, and let heat or …

Sanders Versus Trump Would Be Fun

Could the next presidential election be one where both sides get the candidate who inspires the most passion among the base? It would have seemed almost ridiculous to suggest as recently as last month, but the possibility that America could be given the choice of Donald Trump versus Bernie Sanders …

For $200, Samsung's latest Gear VR headset is a no-brainer

If you're the owner of a new Samsung Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge, an extra $200 will get you Samsung's Gear VR Innovator Edition, one of the first virtual reality headsets available to the public. Like others following the Oculus Rift story, I assumed that all VR headsets still presented issues like …

The 5 Steaks You Should Be Grilling Now

<i>Welcome to our new weekly series On the Grill, where our Sunday Dinners columnist Tom Hirschfeld will be showing us how to grill everything from steaks to salads with confidence (and style).</i><p><i>Today: How to grill the perfect steak, soup to nuts: the 5 best steaks to grill, the 5 rules for cooking them</i> …

The Italian American Red Sauce Revolution

<i>In Food History 101, we're hitting the books -- to explore the who, what, when, where, and why of what we eat today.</i><p><i>Today: An exploration behind our beloved so called "traditional" Italian dishes.</i><p>To many Americans, "Italian food" brings to mind big bowls of saucy spaghetti topped with …

Homemade Blue Cheese Dressing

<i>Every Friday, a DIY expert spares us a trip to the grocery store and shows us how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today, Tara from Seven Spoons helps us master the art of Blue Cheese Dressing.</i><p>For the longest time, I thought I didn't like blue cheese dressing. I'd had too many …

Grilled Greek Pizza

I promise, I’m going to stop blogging about the food I ate in Hawaii…sometime…soon. But I’m not lying, you guys, some of the most delicious food I’ve …

Chicken Green Chile Tacos Recipe

<b>Note:</b> If Hatch chiles from New Mexico or Anaheim peppers are not available, substitute 1 poblano peppers and 1 wax pepper.<p><b>Read more: How to Make Juicy Chicken Green Chile Tacos</b><p>Ingredients2 green chiles, preferably Hatch or Anaheim (see note)2 medium tomatillos, husks removed, split in half1 small …

Spaghetti and Parmesan Chicken Meatballs Recipe

<b>Notes:</b> The moist smoothness of gelatin balances the lean texture of the chicken, but you can choose to omit. I also find that by not browning the meatballs first, you end up with a more tender result. The easiest way to grate white bread is to freeze it first, then grate on a box grater or pulse in …

Meatless Monday: Grilled Portobello Mushrooms with Balsamic

Matt Armendariz, 2013, Television Food Network, G.P. All Rights Reserved.<p><b>Meatless Monday is a global movement, a way of life</b><b>.</b> It’s not a campaign to …

All 30 Recipes from the Hot 10 Best New Restaurants 2015

Want to cook like a chef in the Hot 10? Try one of these straight-off-the-menu recipes.<p><b>Want to cook like a chef</b> at one of the Hot 10 best new restaurants in America? Try one of these straight-off-the-menu recipes from the pages of the September issue of <i>Bon Appétit</i> (and catch our 2016 list here!).

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Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart perform dramatic readings of Taylor Swift’s songs

There’s no bad blood between these three. Legendary BFFs Sir Patrick Stewart and Sir Ian McKellen have now both given dramatic readings of popular …

Blogs | Food & Wine

Go behind the scenes at the Oscars of the food world.<p>"I think sometimes people go a little crazy with gadgets," said Izard. But there's one she loves.<p>…

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Make the Best Meatballs You'll Ever Eat

Proof that four kinds of meat are better than one<p>Sorry, Mom. These are the best meatballs I’ve ever had.<p>Sure, all balls of meat are delicious by definition. But these meatballs contain <i>four</i> different kinds of meat. And <i>homemade</i> breadcrumbs. And a kind of preserved Italian chile that I’d never heard …

The Healthy Slow Cooker Cookbook: 150 Fix-and-Forget Recipes Using Delicious, Whole Food Ingredients

• <b>Author:</b> Pamela Ellgen<p><b>Enjoy no-fuss, nutritious meals in no time with The Healthy Slow Cooker Cookbook.</b><br>When you're in a hurry, making a healthy meal from scratch is probably the last thing on your mind. But with the right tools and recipes, you don't need the luxury of time to eat healthy. <i>The</i> …

Should Alcoholic Beverages Come With Nutrition Labels?

The world's biggest spirits producer is getting on board with nutrition information labels that tell you exactly how many calories are in your glass.<p>It's simple enough to figure out how many calories are in a handful of almonds or a slice of bread: Just read the Nutrition Facts on the label. By …

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How to Make Pasta in 2015: The New Rules of Pasta

Here’s how to make pasta in 2015.<p>Sorry, pesto and <i>pomodoro</i>, we love you, but the rules have changed. Grated horseradish instead of Parmigiano? Why not? Chopped shrimp instead of sausage? Bring it on. Here’s how to make pasta in 2015.<p>Rule No. 1<p>To rethink <i>ragù,</i> just add horseradish<p>Pork, beef, veal? Not …

Slow Cooker

• <b>Author:</b> Allrecipes.com<p>Want it ready when you come home? You'll love these 100 slow cooker recipes brought to you by Allrecipes! TRIED-AND-TRUE This delicious collection of top-rated favorites offers ideas from budget-friendly and time-saving main dishes to savory soups, stews, and sides like …

How Short Ribs Make You A Better Cook

If you're looking for a restaurant-quality meal you can make with ease in your own kitchen, short ribs are the answer. This flavorful cut of meat slowly cooks down into a dish so tender you could eat it with a spoon. (Bonus: for a meal with so much flavor, short ribs are perfectly affordable, too.) …

What Else Should You Throw in Your Backyard Smoker?

When you’re cranking up your smoker to do a large cut of meat like brisket or pork shoulder, why not take advantage of its remaining empty space? …

10 Ingenious Bike Hacks

Upgrade your cycle with some of our favorite add-onssome silly, and some essential.<p>Upgrade your cycle with some of our favorite add-ons—some silly, and some essential.