Ana Kinkaid

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Ingredient Spotlight: Piri Piri Sauce, a Hot and Spicy Sauce That Gives Sriracha a Run For Its Money

It is no secret that we have a love affair with spicy sauces. From hot sauce and Buffalo sauce from the USA, Sriracha from Thailand, and harissa from …

Vegan

3 Tricks to Keep Your Frying Butter from Burning

Are you making pancakes or French toast? Are you plagued by nasty-looking, burny-smelling butter after just one round? The diagnosis is a simple one: …

Butter

50 Things to Grill in Foil

Charles Masters<p><b>How to make a foil packet:</b><br>1. Lay a large sheet of heavy-duty foil or a double layer of regular foil on a flat surface. (Use nonstick …

Seafood

20 Beautiful Pestos You’ll Want To Make In Your Blender

Let’s blend.<p>1. Hazelnut Thyme Pesto<p>Recipe here<p>2. Pistachio Arugula Sweet Pea Pesto<p>Recipe here<p>3. Broccoli & Jalapeño Pesto<p>Recipe here<p>4. Creamy Sicilian Pesto<p>Recipe here<p>5. Traditional Basil Pesto<p>Recipe here<p>6. Ramp Pesto<p>Recipe here<p>7. Parsley Kale Walnut Pesto<p>Recipe here<p>8. Rose Petal Pesto<p>Recipe here<p>9. …

Vegetarian Food

Leading Lines

Dear friend,<p>I wanted to share you this article leading lines:<p>Why leading lines?<p>What is the purpose of leading lines? To direct your eyes to the …

iPhoneography

Red Wine Brownies Exist (and They're Amazing)

You guys already know how we feel about the beautiful combination of red wine and chocolate here at Kitchn. And while red wine hot chocolate is …

Dessert

Why Does Chocolate Turn White?

Ever pull out your once-pristine box of baking chocolate and notice that the chocolate has turned gray or white? You might think it's happened …

Dessert

5 Secrets to Writing Sales Emails That Prospects Will Reply To

Think it through from the POV of your prospects. Visualizing how much of it they are actually going to view tells your exactly where to focus your efforts. Fire off some boilerplate with just a name change? Game over.<p>Are your prospecting emails getting ignored all the time? If the answer is “yes,” …

CRM

Brown Bread Ice Cream

When I was in Ireland, after a wonderful dinner at an old country inn, I was served a big bowl of Brown Bread Ice Cream. I had heard about this …

Dessert

Why (and When) It's Important to Bloom Cocoa Powder

Cocoa powder is a pantry superstar. Mild and unassuming next to those rich chocolate bars, it nevertheless offers surprising power — if you know how …

Dessert

A Peek at ABCV, a Top Chef’s First Vegetarian Restaurant

Who knew that vegetables would take this long to prepare? After several years of talk and planning, the chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten is preparing to open his first all-vegetarian restaurant, ABCV, by the end of the month.<p>The third of the Vongerichten restaurants in the ABC Carpet & Home store in …

Restaurants

Boulder entrepreneur creates system to rate a restaurant’s environmental impact

For rating a restaurant’s quality, there are plenty of options: Yelp and Google and — for the serious — Zagat and Michelin.<p>Now there’s a system to …

Denver

How to Make a Perfect Souffle

Relax, It's Just a Souffle<p>According to La Varenne Practique (a timeless masterwork you should consider owning if learning more about classic French …

Baking

Make Your Own Starbucks-Style Sous Vide Egg Bites at Home

If you like those new Sous Vide Egg Bites at Starbucks, you’ll be happy to know you can easily make your own version at home.<p>Those egg bites are …

'Extremely High Levels' Of Toxic Pollutants Found In Deepest Parts Of World's Oceans

There's literally no escaping mankind's mess.<p>Not even the very deepest, darkest depths of Earth’s oceans can escape mankind’s legacy of toxic pollution.<p>In a shocking discovery highlighting the interconnectedness of our planet, scientists have detected “extremely high levels” of organic chemicals in …

Oceans

100 Best Writing Websites: 2017 Edition

What do you picture when you imagine yourself writing?<p>Are you quietly tapping away on your office desktop computer in the early morning hours? Maybe …

Publishing

Dry Rub Ribs- Memphis (Dave's Dinners)

Preheat over to 300 degrees F.<p>Mix the rub ingredients together well in a small bowl.<p>Remove the membrane from the bone side of the ribs, then rub the …

BBQ

Moist Chocolate-Beet Cake

It’s interesting reading some of the talk regarding if the internet is ready to replace cookbooks. Sure, there are people furiously clicking around …

Here's the Right Way to Cut Potatoes for Every Breakfast Dish

We Americans love potatoes so much that we can’t decided on just one way to eat potatoes for breakfast. Oh no, we need to play with them enough that …

Potatoes

Announcing The 2017 World's 50 Most Innovative Companies

Amazon, Snap, Chobani, and others are changing the way we shop, eat, play, work, and live in 2017.<p>This year marks the 10th edition of our World's Most Innovative Companies ranking. Our reporting team sifts through thousands of enterprises each year, searching for those that tap both heartstrings …

Innovation

7 surprising benefits of eating more ginger

Give your pantry and fridge a quick scan. Do you see powdered or fresh ginger? If not, it's time to plan a trip to the grocery store—stat! That’s because this medicinal marvel, long touted in <b>Chinese medicine</b> and Ayurveda as a healing spice, actually has a significant amount of science to back it …

Wellness

Think Tank launches Signature series of soft shoulder bags

Camera bag manufacturer Think Tank has announced a new range of shoulder bags designed to look good as well as protect your equipment. The company …

Adding These 3 Ingredients to Any Meal Will Keep You Full Longer

When we think about healthy eating, we often consider what we should cut out, reduce, and avoid. However, a large component of bettering our bodies …

Make This Mediterranean Spice Blend and Use It On Everything

I first had za’atar, a Mediterranean spice blend featuring thyme, sumac, and sesame seeds, in Israel, and it was a revelation. This savory seasoning …

Why a white board can be your best friend as a creative writer

Why a whiteboard can be your best friend as a creative writer<p>Last November I attended a writing workshop about memoir writing, taught by author Joyce …

Whiteboards

7 Cooking Mistakes That Are Wrecking Your Fish

You know you should be eating more fish, because just about every piece of nutritional advice out there says so. And yet, every time you splurge on a …

Cooking

Acquired Tastes: Marmite: Delicious sandwich spread or disgusting toe jam?

<i>In Acquired Tastes,</i> The A.V. Club <i>explores the food and drinks we can’t live without.</i><p>Marmite was first introduced to me as a mosquito repellent during an itchy, bug-filled summer. A British friend claimed that if eaten regularly, Marmite would somehow seep out of your pores as you perspired and …

Foodies

Once You Know How to Make Brioche, All Things Are Possible

If you’ve always thought you couldn’t make brioche, you were probably right. It is a bit challenging, it takes so long that your patience will be …

Baking

Best Baked Potatoes | America's Test Kitchen

<b>1.</b> Adjust oven rack to middle position and heat oven to 450 degrees. Dissolve 2 tablespoons salt in 1/2 cup water in large bowl. Place potatoes in …

What You Really Need To Know About Maca, Including How To Eat It

For one, it goes extremely well with chocolate.<p>Put down the quinoa and step away from the acai bowls ― there’s a new Latin American superfood trending: maca.<p>For centuries, Peruvians have been using maca root to increase energy, regulate hormones and increase libido. And now, the root is becoming a …

Spices