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15 Clean-Eating No-Bake Snacks

Why is it that we hear the word "snack" and immediately think of things we totally <i>shouldn't</i> be snacking on? I'm talking greasy tater chips, salty pretzels, and loaded chocolate chip cookies. News alert -- it doesn't have to be crunchy, greasy, salty, or sickly sweet to be deemed an acceptable snack!<p>…

Dessert
Texas

The Lean Muscle Diet

Principle No. 1 <br>You Need to Eat More Food<p>If you have a Taco Bell Cheesy Gordita Crunch habit, the first step is easy: Limit your intake of anything with a name that includes the words "cheesy," "gordita," and/or "crunch."<p>But you still need to eat something, and whatever it is, it'll have calories …

How to Buy Groceries: Supermarket Shopping 101

We take you from the front door to the checkout aisle of the typical supermarket to help you buy (and not buy) food the right way<p><i>This is the second part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discussed how supermarkets try to get you to spend</i> …

Personal Finance

Potato and Celery Root Gratin with Leeks

8 to 10 Servings<p>November 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups heavy cream<p>2 garlic cloves, peeled<p>1 sprig thyme plus 3 tsp. fresh thyme leaves, divided<p>2 tablespoons (1/4 stick) unsalted butter, divided<p>3 leeks, white and pale-green parts only, halved lengthwise, thinly sliced crosswise<p>Kosher Salt<p>2 pounds russet …

Celery

Aromatic Pork and Noodle Soup

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Vietnamese pho is built on a long-simmered and aromatic stock infused with charred ginger and onion, spices, and fish sauce, ladled over rice noodles and most commonly served with thin slices of beef. This is not that. We borrowed the technique of …

Spices

Cast Iron Cooking: Crispy Baked Pasta with Mushrooms, Sausage, and Parmesan Cream Sauce

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>You know what I love about cast iron, apart from its serious durability, its slick non-stick surface that requires almost no maintenance, its potential to store a huge amount of heat energy (and release it slowly), and its innate ability to make you …

Gluten Free Pumpkin Protein Oat Bars with Applesauce

http://schneiderchen.de | © 2014 | http://angiesrecipes.blogspot.com<p>These soft, moist pumpkin bars are packed with protein and have all the fantastic …

Ricotta Cheesecake Brownies

Cheesecake brownies are always a crowd pleaser because they combine two desserts into one delicious bite – and one delicious bite that you can pick …

Pan-Roasted Brined Pork Chop

2 Servings<p>Brining these pork chops makes them moist, tender, and seasoned throughout, and the sugar helps create a dark, caramelized sheen. Learn how to make this recipe and more in our online cooking class with Sur la Table.<p>January 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1/2 cup kosher salt<p>1/2 cup sugar<p>1 teaspoon …

Cooking

Crispy Apple-Oat Fritters

8 Servings<p>If the batter thickens as it sits, thin with more club soda.<p>January 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup plus 2 Tbsp. sugar, divided<p>1½ teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided<p>Vegetable oil (for frying; about 4 cups)<p>1 cup gluten-free old-fashioned oats<p>½ cup rice flour<p>2 tablespoons cornstarch<p>1 teaspoon …

Breakfast

Onion Frittata

4 to 6 Servings<p>The key to making this dish is to have all the ingredients prepared before you begin sautéing the onions.<p>May 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>8 large eggs<p>1/2 cup finely grated Parmesan<p>3 large fresh basil leaves, torn into pieces<p>3 large fresh sage leaves, minced<p>1 tsp. minced fresh rosemary<p>1/4 tsp. …

Frittatas

5 Delicious Coleslaw Variations

Growing up, I assumed that coleslaw was some sort of joke. Why would I ever want that sorry little paper cup of tough, bland cabbage? You know, the kind that comes as a paltry afterthought with your towering sandwich at the local Greek diner. I always figured it was just a steady, meticulous way to …

Weekend Recap: This Week on Serious Eats

Ingredient and Cuisine Guides<p>9 Must-Try Vietnamese Drinks<br>• Puppy Chow: The Must-Try Chocolaty, Peanut Buttery Midwestern Snack<br>• The Snowball: A Baltimore Summer Classic<br>• More Than Ma La: A Deeper Introduction to Sichuan Cuisine<br>• Solbeso: Chocolate's Boozy Cousin From South America<p>FAQs & Techniques<p>Jam …

Sesame Noodles with Chili Oil and Scallions

4 Servings<p>Spicy Sichuan pepper will leave your lips buzzing. Use any leftover chili oil from this sesame noodles recipe in dressings or marinades.<p>June 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 scallions, whites and greens separated, thinly sliced<p>1/2 cup vegetable oil<p>1 tablespoon crushed red pepper flakes<p>2 teaspoons …

Soysauce

How to Make the Best Tomato Sauce From Fresh Tomatoes

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Let me get something straight right off the bat here: I'm not sure there's such a thing as "the best" tomato sauce. <i>Whoa, whoa, whoa,</i> I can hear you saying already. <i>First this guy has the nerve to claim he makes the best tomato sauce, and then, before he gets even</i> …

Is Red Meat Bad for You? Good for You? What Does Science Say?

Will eating burgers and steaks kill you in the end? We reviewed decades of research to find an answer to the question: Is red meat good or bad for you?<p>We know that red meat tastes great, and that's reason enough for us to dig into a medium-rare steak with gusto. But in the last few decades, there's …

Holistic Medicine

16 Grown-Up Rainbow Loom Projects

A little bit ’90s, a teensy bit boho and completely fun these trendy bracelets have woven a spell over us — and we’re not alone! Proving they’re not just for kids anymore, these rubber band bracelets are finding a whole new kinda fame in Miley Cyrus‘ crazy craft studio and on star-studded shows …

Miley Cyrus

My Gazpacho Soup

Tomatoes are at their best during late summer. <b>Chilled gazpacho soup is an Andalusian specialty that showcases the humble tomato beautifully.</b><p>This recipe offers the perfect opportunity to enjoy those succulent sun-kissed tomatoes, while helping you to cool off from the summer heat.<p><b>Gazpacho …

Tomatoes

5 Veggie Burgers That Can Compete with Beef

Recently, New Yorkers waited several hours in line for a one-night-only offering from Del Posto’s pastry chef Brooks Headley. It wasn’t the next …

How the (Homemade) Sausage Is Made

It seems daunting, but yes, you can make sausage at home. Here's everything you need to know to take on this rewarding project<p><b>I don’t believe in magic</b>, but I believe in sausage. Grind cheap, less popular meat, season the heck out of it, pack it into a tube, and voilà—links way more delicious and …

BBQ

The Best Way to Eat Avocados: Avocado Pasta

Quick and easy avocado pasta recipe is great for date night, girlfriend night, or any weeknight at all.<p>There is at least one night a week in which I need a fast, hearty dinner. We do a lot of activities and events after work, and sometimes I have an hour from the time I walk in the door to when we …

Food

Tres Leches Cake

16 Servings<p>Hailing from Latin America, this tres leches cake gets its name from incorporating three kinds of milk: evaporated, condensed, and regular whole milk.<p>July 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Unsalted butter (for pan)<p>1½ cups all-purpose flour plus more<p>1 tablespoon baking powder<p>¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon<p>6 …

Dessert

5 Surprising Things You Can Do with Vinegar

There are some products hiding in your pantry that can actually be useful for multiple everyday things. I'm not talking about mayonnaise hair conditioning treatments, but rather real cleaning and cooking hacks that everyone should try -- and it starts with a bottle of vinegar. This product is not …

Vinegar

Oven Baked Mini Omelettes | One Pot Chef

Strawberry Cobbler with Lemon Cream

After teaching 400 middle school students over the course of 7 years, I sometimes compose letters to middle school parents in my head. Especially …

How to Make Beer Can Chicken

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: It may look a little silly, but the flavor of this beer can chicken</i> …

Extra Veggies = Extra Flavor: Stir-Fried Lo Mein With Charred Cabbage, Shiitake, and Chives

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>I've had noodles on the brain (in my noodle, if you will), ever since I read Shao ZhiZhong's fabulous series on how to cook Chinese noodles. The arrival of my Wok Mon home wok kit served as the perfect catalyst for some recipe testing.<p>Remember that …

Apostle's Fingers (Crêpes with Lemon and Ricotta Filling)

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat Emiko Davies is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: Meet Puglia's answer to Sicily's cannoli: lemon- and ricotta-filled crêpes.</i><p>One of Puglia's best-loved desserts, <i>dita degli apostoli</i> -- or …