William Montano

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The Restaurant Secret for Quick, Make-Ahead Risotto

You sit down at an Italian restaurant and order the special of the day: <i>risotto alla milanese</i>. Ten minutes later, it's sitting in front of you. Perfectly al dente individual grains of rice, in a creamy sauce that flows across the plate like liquid-hot magma. Delicious.<p>But wait a minute.... Anyone …

Risotto

25 Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes You Can Enjoy For Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

Making dinner after a long day at work sucks. Cooking breakfast when you have sleep in your eyes and barely have time to make it to work also sucks. You know what doesn't suck? These slow cooker recipes. All of these recipes are simple to make and ensure you always have a healthy meal on hand.

13 Cookies You Can Make With 5 Ingredients or Fewer

Dilemma: you want homemade dessert but you don't have the time or patience for an elaborate baking recipe. Solution: these cookie recipes made with five ingredients or fewer. We guarantee you already have the ingredients for at least one of these easy recipes, and you'll soon be on your way to …

These Charming Optical Illusions Pop Off the Page | Monday Insta Illustrator

Don't look down.<p>Tricking the eye with illustration isn't difficult—it's a simple matter of looking up the techniques on YouTube. But doing it well, with imagination, charm, and panache, is another matter entirely. See the works of Ramon Bruin for inspiration on nailing the genre. Whether he's …

This is the best pizza place in America, according to Yelp

Yelp recently released its list of the highest-rated restaurants in America, and the best pizza place on there probably isn't what you expected.<p>It …

Cheese

15 Valentine's Day Desserts To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

It will be love at first bite.<p>Whether you're looking to satisfy your craving for chocolate, or you prefer something more unexpected, it's sure to be love at first bite with these treats.

27 Healthy Desserts You Can Make in a Blender

Soups, sauces, and smoothies are pretty standard fare for a blender. Now, expand the handy kitchen appliance’s repertoire to include dessert! Yep—you …

7 Sweet and Simple Breads That Will Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Ready or not, the holiday season is in full swing: The neighborhood decorations are up, the festive music is playing and the Black Friday commercials are running. You might as well get in the spirit and start baking. These sweet and simple breads will fill your home with the scents of the season -- …

7 Easy Dinners For People Who 'Don't Cook'

You can be a complete stranger to the kitchen and still pull off an amazing meal. Here are seven foolproof recipes that will wow your entire family.<p><b>1. Crispy Tandoori Chicken with Mango Chutney</b><p>Chicken tandoori is easy to make, and this is my favorite version: the chicken is deliciously spiced with …

Chilli Chicken With Ginger & Coriander - Gordon Ramsay

Kepler Just Discovered a New Super-Earth, Against All Odds

In May 2013, NASA's exoplanet-seeking spacecraft, Kepler, seemed doomed. Two of four wheels that stabilized its telescope had malfunctioned—and NASA …

15 Great Decor Ideas for Your Kitchen

Is your kitchen in need of an update.<p>Is your kitchen in need of an update? Check out these kitchen decorating ideas and tips.

16 Cookies That Can Literally Be Thrown Together At the Very Last Minute

We've all been there before.<p>Your mind is about to be blown when you find out how easy these fancy semi-homemade treats are to make. Translation: Behold the most gorgeous cookie recipes that only require a tube of store-bought dough, or few ingredients with zero effort. This piece originally …

7 Ways to Handle High Contrast Scenes

Perhaps the greatest challenge you will face in outdoor photography is the high contrast created by the sun and the bright sky versus a darker …

Easy dinner recipes: soup, salad and more ideas for winter squash

Wondering what to do with all the winter squash showing up in the markets now? Despite their name, these squash are ready to be harvested in the fall, as Food editor Russ Parsons explains. Their tough skins meant the squash could be stored over long periods in the time before refrigeration.<p>But …

Onions

Seafood Soup with Coconut Milk and Chilli

Seafood Soup with Coconut Milk and Chilli<p>If you can’t live without soup, you should learn many soup recipes so you can always make one for yourself …

NASA Planning Human Mission to Mars With Orion Test Flight

"Unscrewed" flight test on December 4.<p>In the ongoing effort to explore this solar system's Red Planet, NASA will launch its first flight test of …

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

High School

23 Ways To Eat Nothing But Chocolate For The Holidays

Deck the halls with balls of chocolate. Fa la la la la, la la la la.

Dessert

Raspberry Hot Chocolate Cupcakes

Raspberry Hot Chocolate Cupcakes<p>Ingredients<p>Chocolate Cake:<p>1 box devil's food cake mix<p>3 eggs<p>1/2 C. oil<p>3/4 C. milk or buttermilk<p>3/4 C. sour cream or …

5 Tips to Conquer Your Holiday Baking Challenges

October 31, 2013 – With Thanksgiving, holiday parties and (dare we say it) Christmas right around the corner, chances are, you’ll be baking. Baking …

Apple's Next iPhone Might Have 'The Biggest Camera Jump Ever'

Apple could make some noticeable and significant changes to the next iPhone's camera system, according to Daring Fireball's John Gruber.<p>Gruber, who has an excellent track record when it comes to Apple product news, said in a recent podcast that the next iPhone's camera could be "the biggest camera …

Crazy Chocolate Cake

So, here’s the deal: you MUST, you simply MUST make this cake in a glass pan! If you make it in any kind of metal pan, you will be sorely …

Google Messenger: another reminder of a confused Android app approach

User choice is fantastic, but Google’s consistent app duplication on Android continually confuses and annoys with redundant features<p>Why would Google want to confuse its own users by introducing a third, separate messaging app for mobile? Surely that wouldn’t make sense, given the clash of native, …

Double Chocolate Stout Mousse Cake

I've been toying with the idea for a stout mousse cake for a couple of weeks now, and at first, I couldn't get my head around how to make it happen. …

Doctor Infected With Ebola in Sierra Leone to Receive Treatment in U.S.

A surgeon who contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone is being flown to the United States for treatment to begin this weekend, according to a report …