Abby Johnston

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Barbecue Black-Eyed Pea Burgers

<i>Delicious and meaty, these vegan black-eyed pea burgers are seasoned with just a touch of barbecue sauce for a spicy, smoky flavor.</i><p>Move over, …

6 Common Burger Cooking Mistakes—and How to Avoid Them

We love burgers—but from choosing the wrong meat to overloading on the condiments, are you making any of these common cooking mistakes?<p>Is there anything better than the classic simplicity of a burger fresh off the grill? A good burger—juicy, flavorful, and with just the right fixin's—is summer …

This Quinoa Salad Is a Major Crowd-Pleaser

Hello, perfect potluck dish!<p>Women’s Health<i>’s food and nutrition editor Jill Waldbieser is taking the #31Mealsin31Days challenge—she’ll cook at least one homemade meal every day for the entire month of May. See her latest recipe here, and join in by sharing your own homemade meals on Instagram and</i> …

How To Clean (Almost) Anything And Everything

It's springtime and we all know what THAT means.

Worth the Trip: Family Vacation Ideas

Fun travel destinations, tested by real families!<p>A pier crabbing class at Fort Point National Historic Site, underneath the Golden Gate Bridge, proved a highlight of the Moraw family's San Francisco vacation. "For two great hours, National Park Service staff taught us how to use the nets, discussed …

sweep me up (Salted cocoa nutella cupcakes)

Creamy Mushroom Quesadillas

Related Recipes<p>Mushrooms in Mexican food? You bet. Wild mushrooms are a popular ingredient all over Mexico. Use a young manchego cheese (labeled …

Bean and Salsa Quesadillas

Related Recipes<p>Serve these hearty mushroom-filled quesadillas with a prepared black bean–and-corn salsa on the side. <i>...read more</i><p>Grated mozzarella …

Zucchini and Pepper Jack Quesadillas

Related Recipes<p>Serve these hearty mushroom-filled quesadillas with a prepared black bean–and-corn salsa on the side. <i>...read more</i><p>These taste even …

Cheat Day | Chocolate-Avocado Vegan Cupcakes

There are two interesting (OK, a little off-putting) things about this recipe: 1) It doesn't contain butter (ah!) and 2) one of its main ingredients is avocado.Was I really about to embark on making a guacamole cupcake? Absolutely. I couldn't deny that Joy Wilson's picture of her beautiful cupcakes …

18 Delicious Ice Cream Sandwiches That'll Instantly Make You Happy

Tall stacks of cookies and ice cream make all dreams seem so reachable.

The Genius Way to Make Guacamole WITHOUT Avocado

Because you can't let the national avocado shortage come between you and your favorite dip.<p>Avocado is pretty much the star of traditional guacamole—the creamy, delicious dip full of healthy fats that's a staple at most Mexican restaurants. But if you've ever made your own, you know that avocados …

29 Exciting Ways To Eat Meatballs

Get your mind out of the gutter.

Avocado-Egg BLT

Last week on The Scoop I wrote about exercise and shared a little bit of my personal weight-loss experience. I was overwhelmed by the response that …

Brussel Sprout Fried Rice | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Notes<p>~The rice has to be cold for this recipe to work correctly, otherwise it will get mushy and sticky. Many supermarkets carry frozen bags of rice …

A Garden You Water Four Times a Year

Australia is the driest inhabited continent, a fact that might scare off some gardeners. Not David Glenn.<p>Two decades ago Glenn, a nurseryman from …

Mocha Cupcakes with Coffee Buttercream

When a baked good uses coffee in the name, it often means that the dish will pair well with coffee, not necessarily that it will contain coffee. As …

Make Your Own Naan (and Decide How to Bake It)

The relatively thick, bubble-puffy flatbread known as naan came to India and Pakistan by way of Persia. The dough is yeast-leavened and contains …

28 Sexy Brownies To Spend Valentine's Day With

Their ooey-gooey chocolatey goodness won't let you down on February 14.

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Strawberry Cheesecake

Miso-Charred Mushrooms and Black Rice Salad Recipe

<b>Read more: Miso-Charred Mushrooms and Black Rice Salad</b><p>Ingredients1/2 cup forbidden black rice, rinsed1/4 cup white miso2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon mirin, fivided2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger4 Portobello mushroom caps, wiped clean1 tablespoon rice vinegar1 tablespoon juice from 1 lime1 teaspoon …

Taco Salad with Cumin-Spiced Mushroom Meat

Growing up, one of my favorite nights of the week was when my mom would get out the big soup pot, fill it with peanut oil, and fry up a bunch of …

Mac 'n' Cheese 6 New Ways

Try these twists on the family fave that are fast enough for weeknights and will have everyone fighting over the serving spoon.<p>Four cheeses combine to give this macaroni recipe its robust flavor. Oven-broiled bread crumbs and Parmesan cheese add a crunchy topping.

23 Essential Snacks Every Super Bowl Party Should Have

Some people watch football. Everyone else, just keep dipping.

Toasted Almond Scones

I generally gravitate towards scones that have fruit in them, whether it is fresh or dried fruit, because I like the sweetness that you get from it …

30 Minute Portobello Fried Brown Rice

30 Minute Portobello Fried Brown Rice.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> January 20, 2014 85<p>In true Jessica fashion, I have a new favorite meal.<p>No shock value there, as my …

The New Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day

When Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day was first released in 2007, home bakers were just being introduced to the idea that they could easily make …

27 Brussels Sprouts Recipes for Roasts, Sautés, Kimchi, Salads, and More

Here are 27 of our favorite recipes to cook Brussels sprouts—and not just as a side dish.<p>Brussels sprouts—those little cabbage-looking things—are way more than just a side-dish. You can pickle them into a spicy kimchi, bake them on top of a pizza, shred them into salads, and toss them into pasta. …