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You Can Make Honey Sesame Chicken in Your Instant Pot — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's Delicious Links column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Recipes

Cheap metal ribbons strip pollutants from water in minutes

A breakthrough in the realm of wastewater treatment is promising to greatly hasten the process of removing pollutants, and do so at a fraction of the …

Wastewater

How to Make a Vinaigrette Yourself (and Ditch the Bottled Stuff for Good)

By Alex Delany<p>Homemade salad dressing is the easiest way to improve your salads and impress your guests. Here's how.<p>We are firm believers that homemade salad dressing is the only salad dressing worth using. Well, if you make it right, that is. If you’re a rookie in the vinaigrette construction …

Recipes

19 Simple and Delicious Ways to Cook With Tilapia

If you don't cook with fish a lot but want to start doing it more often, tilapia is a great place to start. The tender white fish is like a gateway …

Recipes

This Genius Ingredient Makes Everything Taste Better—But You’re Probably Pouring It Down the Drain

<i>This story originally featured on Realsimple.com.</i><p>One of our favorite tricks for adding big, bright flavor to seemingly basic ingredients is to quick …

Recipes

Psychedelic Sea Sponges to the Colorado River Toad: Magic Medicine is a Rabbit Hole of Hallucinatory Wisdom

Even if you’re a veteran psychonaut — someone who regularly traverses the realms of consciousness via psychedelic enhancement — it’s impossible to …

Colorado River

10 Ways That Can of White Beans Can Be Dinner Tonight — Tips from The Kitchn

My pantry is pretty trim, given the limited space I have in my apartment kitchen, but one thing I always keep on hand is a can of cannellini beans. …

Recipes

This Grab and Go Breakfast Is So Easy—and You Can Make Multiple Servings Ahead

While cooking fromEat What You Love: Everyday Comfort You Crave by Danielle Walker, we came across a nutritious grab and go breakfast idea that also …

Breakfast

Fabienne's Hasselback Potatoes Recipe

"These potatoes present really well and are healthier than fries. They have crispy edges with centers as creamy as mashed potatoes. A must …

Recipes

Chickpea and chorizo stew recipe

Heat the oil in a large non-stick saucepan over a medium heat. Add the onion and garlic and fry gently for 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally, until softened but not browned.<p>While the onion is cooking, cut the chorizo into roughly 1.5cm/½in slices. Stir the chorizo slices and hot smoked paprika …

Recipes

Don't chuck that watermelon skin | Waste Not

Next time you buy a watermelon, don’t throw the skin in the bin – instead, make it the star of the show in a rather moreish pickle<p>A juicy watermelon is a joy in summer: thirst-quenching, sweet and cooling. Its shape and colour are a universally recognised symbol, an emoji for hot weather and good …

Small Spaces

Skillet Cornbread

Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.<p>Combine the cornmeal, flour, baking powder and salt in a bowl. Stir together.<p>Measure the buttermilk and milk into a …

Recipes

Old Bay Hush Puppies Recipe

*No puppies were harmed during the making of this recipe.*<p>Makes about 4 dozen<p>Prep: 10 minutes<p>Total: 30 minutes<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups|230 grams all-purpose flour<p>1 1/2 cups|270 grams cornmeal<p>3 tablespoons granulated sugar<p>2 tablespoons baking powder<p>1 tablespoon baking soda<p>1 tablespoon Old Bay …

Recipes

Sweet and Spicy Chicken | Thai Food Made Easy | Easy Thai Food

-Put the chicken, Thai red curry paste, fish sauce and sugar into the mixing bowl. Fold all the ingredients together and marinate overnight or at …

Thai Food

12 High Protein Super Fruits You Should Eat To Lose Belly Fat

1) Pomegranate<p>Pomegranate is a delicious fruit to eat. It is super rich in antioxidants and really helpful in flushing out harmful toxins from your …

Nutrition

Level up your cookout with Jamie Oliver's lumberjack baked beans

Labor Day is fast approaching. And as the end of summer grows near, so does grilling season. We only have a few weekends left to cook outside before …

Cooking

3 Foil Packet Recipes That Make Healthy Grilling (& Cleanup!) a Cinch

Grilling may be one of the healthier ways to cook dinner, but it’s not the only way to prepare a meal over an open flame. Foil packet dinners are …

Recipes

These Weird 'Moss Balls' Only Float During The Day. Now We Finally Know Their Secret

So, so clever.<p>Every morning, they rise to the surface of the water; every evening, they sink back down to the lakebed. Now scientists have finally …

Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls Recipe

"These spring rolls are a refreshing change from the usual fried variety, and have become a family favorite. They are great as a cool summertime …

How to Make Granola Without a Recipe

Whenever I have granola around, I never feel hungry. It has all the flavors I could want on a moment's notice (sweet, savory, salty), and, because …

The Universal Pattern Popping Up in Math, Physics and Biology

Quanta’s In Theory video series returns with an exploration of a mysterious mathematical pattern found throughout nature.<p>“Hello! I am David Kaplan, …

Mathematics

Plant roots evolved at least twice, and step by step | Susannah Lydon

Most of us do not spend much time contemplating plant roots. Not only do they suffer from the wider issue of plant blindness, but they are also the bit of the plant that is not visible. In terms of getting people excited about plant science, it’s a tough gig. This is a shame, because plant roots …

Conifers

I Just Had My Biggest 'WTF' Coffee Moment That Changed Everything...

As you smile awkwardly at your handsome barista, the exact strain of coffee your latte is ground from is probably unknown to you. Likewise, when you …

How to Migrate to a Solid-State Drive Without Reinstalling Windows

Installing a solid-state drive is one of the best upgrades you can make for your desktop computer. And the easiest way to get one into your system is …

Operating Systems

Creationists and Conspiracy Theorists Suffer From the Same Error in Thinking

Cognitive biases – essentially errors in thinking – plague humankind. Spending money or exerting effort on some activity in the past corrupts our …

Critical Thinking

Here’s the science behind why pickle fried chicken is delicious

Chicken’s greatest power is its ability to retain flavor, which is why you should regularly prep your poultry in a savory brine. One such brine being embraced by everyone from <i>Bon Appétit</i> to KFC: pickle juice.<p>Yes, pickles have seen their share of dubious hype (see: pickle pops and pickle-juice …

Scientists Have Just Measured The 'Speed of Death' of a Cell And It's Surprisingly Beautiful

The end comes in waves.<p>For the first time, scientists have watched death moving through a cell, and measured the speed at which it travels.<p>The …

Easy Salmon Poke Bowl Recipe - Printer Friendly - Chowhound

1Make a batch of steamed brown rice. Use our Brown Rice recipe.<p>2Next, in a medium sized bowl, combine soy sauce, sesame oil, rice wine vinegar, …

Hideaway Blades: 10 Best Boot Knives

Smith & Wesson SWHRT9B Boot Knife<p>Though most well-known for their firearms, Smith & Wesson have also been making knives for a very long time. And, …

Knives

Here Is Why You Should Make Pickled Peaches Now

Summertime in the South means plenty of fresh fruit picked at its peak. Since we all know fruit doesn’t stay fresh for very long, many Southern …