Steve Mortimer

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The Simple Trick for Cooking Way Better Rice (And No, It’s Not Washing It)

Your rice cooker wishes it could do this.<p>Just like pasta, I tend to have a bag of rice on hand at all times. When I can’t think of anything else for …

Recipes

11 Brilliant Recipes For Leftover Mashed Potatoes

Leftovers are the best.<p>Leftover mashed potatoes are never as good as they are when originally presented. That’s why, when you’re faced with a big bowl of leftover spuds, you should think beyond reheating.<p>We’re talking about using mashed potatoes as a stepping stone to other great meals like …

Cooking

This Genius Pasta Recipe Pretty Much Makes Its Own Sauce

This might be the most luxurious-feeling dinner you can conjure from near-thin air. It takes something like 15 minutes and three ingredients (no, not counting salt and pepper—you have those), and it sparkles in just about any situation you can hurl its way. It’s good for a dinner party, good for …

Brisket Melt with Steak Sauce

On a hot griddle, add the clarified butter, and then add the onions. Cook until just tender, and add the mushrooms. Season with salt, and cook until …

Recipes

Winter Fruit Salad Recipe

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 cup of peeled, quartered and sliced kiwis<br>2 cups of mandarin orange or clementine segments<br>1/2 cup pomegranate arils<br>3 Tbs. lemon or lime …

Buttermilk Banana Cake Recipe with Vanilla Buttermilk Glaze

<b>Ingredients</b><p><i>Cake:</i><br>1½ Cups All Purpose Flour<br>1/4 teaspoon Sea Salt<br>1 teaspoon Baking Powder<br>1/2 teaspoon Baking Soda<br>1 Cup Sugar<br>1/4 Cup Unsalted Butter …

Homemade Gyro: A Greek Classic Recipe

Gyros are surprisingly easy to make at home, and it is a great sandwich for both lunch and dinner. This particular recipe uses ground meat. For a …

Chicken and Broccoli Stir Fry

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 lb. boneless skinless chicken breast, cubed<br>1 Tbs. vegetable oil<br>2 cups small broccoli florets<br>1 cup mushrooms, sliced<br>2 tsp. fresh ginger, …

21 Healthy Snacks for Movie Night In (or Hiding in Your Bag)

Snacks are as crucial a component of movie night as what you’re watching, whether you’re at the theater or staying in. We take our movie munchies …

Cheesy Taco Casserole Is a Kid’s Dream Dinner

Ground Beef Taco Casserole<p>Serves 4 to 6<p>2 tablespoons olive oil, divided, plus more for the baking dish <br>1 pound ground beef <br>1 medium white or yellow …

Recipes

Caramel Sauce Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Using a long-handled wooden or heatproof metal spoon, stir together sugar and water in a deep, heavy 10-inch skillet or …

Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes

Cut the potatoes into 1-inch cubes and place them in a large pot. Cover the potatoes with cold water and add enough salt so the water tastes quite …

The Formula for the Perfect Breakfast Salad

Who decides which foods are breakfast foods? What mysterious board holds semiannual meetings to shuffle pancakes into the yea folder and cookies into …

Fall Casserole Recipes to Warm Up the Dinner Table

Cool fall nights call for comfort food and casseroles.<p>The evening air is cooler and the grocery store is overflowing with your fall harvest …

These Slow Cooker Breakfasts Will Keep You Warm & Cozy Until Spring

If you're hanging up your beach towels and drinking a last glass of summery rosé with a tear in your eye, there's a flip side (besides just pumpkin …

Spinach and Cheese Strata

<b>Ingredients</b><p>3 Tbs. unsalted butter<br>1 1/2 cups onion, finely chopped<br>2 (10 oz.) pkgs. frozen chopped spinach, thawed and drained<br>1 tsp. salt, divided<br>1/2 …

Lasagna-Stuffed Garlic Bread

Lasagna meets calzone meets stromboli in this Italian-American mash-up. Layers of mozzarella, cooked lasagna noodles, marinara sauce, and ricotta are …

Meatballs & Baked Spaghetti

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 dozen Meatballs, fully cooked<br>1 (24 oz.) jar marinara sauce<br>1/2 onion, diced<br>2 cloves garlic, crushed<br>1 tsp. Italian seasoning<br>2 Tbs. olive …

Good Housekeeping

Good Housekeeping reaches an audience of 30+ million each month. In addition to the magazine brand, the Good Housekeeping Institute is the consumer …

Housekeeping

Ropa Vieja

8 servings<p>Typically this dish is made with flank steak, which is lean and has long, shreddy fibers, and is how the dish earned the name “old clothes.” It’s the traditional choice, but we find it can be a bit tough, even after it’s braised for a long time. We prefer chuck roast for its fat, …

How to make Mediterranean baked chicken and rice

"My mum would make numerous versions of this recipe for suppers, family gatherings or when we were on Mediterranean holidays while I was growing …

11 things you can add to your water bottle that your body will love you for

There’s a good chance you <i>probably</i> don’t drink enough water, and we totally get it: Plain water is about the most boring thing on the planet to a lot …

El Pollo Loco Chicken

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 Tbs. white vinegar<br>2 cloves garlic, minced<br>1/2 tsp. Kosher salt<br>1/4 tsp. ground pepper<br>1/4 jalapeño, seeded and minced very finely<br>1 cup …

Quick & Tasty Chicken Fried Rice, No Wok Required

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>Fried rice is one of those satisfying comfort foods beloved by many for its soft yet crispy rice with tender chicken and …

Recipes

Recipe: Roast chicken with couscous

If you like, a mint sauce would make a great accompaniment.<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>1 x 1,75kg organic chicken<br>1 lemon, halved<br>Olive oil, to taste<br>Aea salt and …

7 Easy and Healthy Meals You Can Cook at Home

Who says eating healthy can't be fun?<p>October 12, 2017<p>Do you ever want to eat healthy meals, but feel like you just don't have the time? With school, …

How to Eat Your Way to a Better Mood

We all have foods we rely on after a rough day, like indulgent mac and cheese or chocolate peanut butter desserts. But according to Rachel Kelly, author of <i>The Happiness Diet</i> (Atria Books), these foods could actually be doing us more harm than good.<p>Kelly began to think more about how the meals she …

A Simple Explanation of How to Create Stunning BOKEH Effects

If you clicked on this article, I'm assuming that you already know what bokeh is, but if not, here's a quick explanation:Bokeh is the out of focus …

Depth Of Field

Pierogi Ruskie Recipe - Great British Chefs

Ren Behan serves up her pierogi ruskie recipe, a wonderfully comforting dish of dumplings stuffed with a cheese and potato filling. Extracted from …

Guy Photoshops Himself Into Childhood Pics To Hang Out With His Childhood Self, And The Result Is Just Too Realistic

Photoshop isn't useful for trolling only. Montreal-based photographer Conor Nickerson has created a project where he has inserted his current self …