Ana Kinkaid

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Recipe: How to Make Shanghai-Style Soup Dumplings - Eater

A few years ago, I was living in LA and taking regular trips to the San Gabriel Valley, home to hundreds of restaurants serving regional Chinese food (among other cuisines). With friends in tow, I’d drive into the parking lot of whatever dumpling house living legend/noted food writer Jonathan Gold …

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Pre-Peeled, Pre-Halved Avocados Are the Worst Example of Wasteful Packaging Yet

Like bananas, avocados come direct from nature wrapped in their own durable protective packaging. So why is a California-based avocado grower and …

Avocado

GOP targets landmark Endangered Species Act for big changes

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — In control of Congress and soon the White House, Republicans are readying plans to roll back the influence of the Endangered Species Act, one of the government's most powerful conservation tools, after decades of complaints that it hinders drilling, logging and other …

Endangered Species

Anna Jones’ Mexican recipes

Mexican food, with its riot of colours and unabashed flavours, is just the thing for a grey January. Tacos piled with roast avocado and charred tomato salsa, or gooey figs and refried pinto beans will chase away the winter blues<p>Every year we spend a few weeks with my sister in LA. Her house is cut …

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Recipe: Weeknight Cabbage Rolls

Weeknight Cabbage Rolls<p>Serves 4<p><i>For the cabbage and sauce:</i> <br>1 large head Savoy cabbage (about 2 1/4 pounds), including outer leaves <br>1 tablespoon olive …

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25 Reasons Garlic, Ginger, and Scallions Are the Holy Flavor Trinity Recipe

Foodies

43 Essential Kitchen Secrets

These helpful tips and tricks will save you time and money.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money.

Food

A New Cookbook Shares the Best <em>Houston Soups & Sips</em> | Recipes | Houstonia

It is unlikely that anyone in Houston knows the city's soups quite like Erin Hicks. Along with fellow food writer and "culinary sidekick" Jodie …

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You Know Nori—Now It's Time to Try These 4 Flavorful Seaweeds

Like fish, seaweed can’t just be lumped into groups like salty or sweet. Each has a different taste and texture, and since seaweed is packed with glutamates­—the building blocks of umami—it accentuates the flavor of anything it accompanies. It's basically (healthy, totally legal) steroids for your …

Foodies

Gochujang Gumbo

It’s warming and spicy, but not too spicy. More like a building yet mild burn. Big flavor comes from Andouille sausage, garlic cloves, gochujang …

5 Ways to Drink Your Turmeric, Super Ingredient of the Moment

It's got high levels of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties.<p>A spicy root long featured in Indian and Thai curries, turmeric started …

Inflammation

Scientists May Have Discovered a Replacement for Pesticides

In the fight to save the world's crops from pests bent on destroying them, a group of scientists at the University of Queensland have developed a …

Agriculture

Cacio e Pepe Biscuits

Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment.<p>Whisk together the flour, baking powder, black pepper and salt. Rub the butter …

Chicken Paella

The night before cooking, cover the lima beans with cold water by 3 inches. Cover and let stand until ready to cook, then drain well.<p>Prepare an …

Recipe: Leek and chanterelle quiche

Eggs are some of the first things I learned to cook when growing up. I would go through flats of them as I tried every technique and combination I could think of. As a chef, you realize how important eggs are to cooking, and that it takes skill and technique to cook them properly. I love how …

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Top 10 Healthy Food Trends for 2017

<i>By Lisa Valente, M.S., R.D.</i>, December 27, 2016 - 2:45pm<p>I can't believe 2016 is almost over. It certainly was a big year. Food wise, we saw …

Nutrition

Draw Bitterness Out of Cheap Coffee With an Egg

Unless you carry around your own beans everywhere you go—and I know people that do—chances are you will one day find yourself in a situation where …

Cool Stuff

How to Make Pickles

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NASA’s New Visualization Shows the Real Climate Change Drivers

NASA has produced a new visualization that gives a real insight into where the real drivers of climate change lie and how carbon dioxide is abundant …

Space

Cinnamon Swirl Pancakes Put a Twist on a Breakfast Classic

Relationship-ending "are you a pancake or waffle person" debates notwithstanding, it's fair to say people love a good pancake. In fact, this guy …

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Cheesy Nacho Spinach Chips

Chips are my weakness.<p>Chips vs. Chocolate?<br>The majority of the time, I’d pick chips. (Though I do enjoy some good dark chocolate!)<p>Unfortunately chip …

Homemade Baked Smoked Paprika Potato Chips with Triple Onion Dip | Tracey's Culinary Adventures

Football season is upon us, and not a moment too soon. With an NHL lockout looming and the Red Sox in shambles, I couldn’t be more excited to get …

garlic soup

Garlic Soup<p>A hearty, fortifying garlic soup recipe made with roasted and sautéed garlic along with potatoes, shallots, and fresh herbs.<p>Author: …

Crunchy Parmesan Crackers - Flourish

It’s with semi-trepidation that I approach any recipe whose result is both flat, and shaped.<p>Oh sure, I can make chocolate chip cookies; they’re kinda …

How to quit sugar this year: 'It's a lifestyle change, not a diet'

Week four is when most people experience a crash, and mine is monumental. But by week six, I’ve come through the other side<p>• From getting stronger to writing that novel – how to achieve your goal<p>It’s Monday night, and I’m clutching an eight-pack of mini Kellogg’s cereals in the queue of my local …

Healthy Eating

5 Simple Camera Hacks for Improving Your Photography with a Cheap Plastic Bag

Last month we showed you how to create better portraits by using a white balloon to soften the light from your camera’s pop-up flash. Now there are …

Photography

Five Bleeding-Edge Mobile Marketing Trends in 2017

Most Popular<p>Mobile marketing's awesome potential in 2017 is reinforced with reports like this one: research firm BIA/Kelsey predicts that U.S. …

Viral Marketing

The Fluffiest White Bread in the World Recipe

In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the dough hook, add the egg, milk, water, flour, sugar, yeast, and salt; beat on the lowest speed until a dough begins to form, about 3 minutes. Raise the mixer to the second speed and beat 4 minutes more. (The dough should be smooth and quite sticky). Lower …

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Carrot Bisque

In 4-quart or larger Dutch oven or soup pot, combine broth and water. Bring to a boil over high heat. While broth is heating, peel and cut the …

Food

A Simple Beans and Greens Soup for Dinner Tonight

The busy holiday season has come and gone, which means we can all settle back into our normal routines. After eating all those sugary cookies and …

Food & Dining