Anthony Valdez

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Chicken Tikka Masala Meal Prep

<i>Everyone’s FAVORITE chicken tikka masala bowls made from scratch in just 30 min! And you can prep for the entire week!!!</i>So it’s been quite a week. …

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Top BBQ Side Dishes

Bacon, Cheddar and Chive Biscuits<p>For rolls that can stand up to barbecue's diverse flavors, try Kelsey's savory bacon, cheddar and chive …

Cooking

12 Kid-Friendly Snack Recipes For After-School Munchies

Kids often need an energy boost after a long day in the classroom. Instead of processed snacks and junk foods, satisfy after-school munchies with one of these homemade snacks. Most of them are easy enough for the kids to make themselves!<p>1. Chewy Chocolate Chip Granola Bars<p>Granola bars are a staple …

The Accountant, the Tweet and the Oscar: Inside the Best-Picture Snafu

Here’s the elevator pitch: “The Social Network” meets “The Oscar” meets “The Accountant.”<p>The worst mix-up in the history of the Academy Awards resulted from a disastrous collision of Hollywood, social media and an accounting firm.<p>A managing partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP mistakenly handed …

Entertainment

How to make the perfect lemon curd

Bring a golden glow to January with a Victorian classic, and, no matter if you’re looking to be eased into the day or hit with a full-on acid trip, there’s a variation for you<p>A ray of sunshine in one of the darkest months of the year, lighter and zingier than marmalade (and considerably quicker to …

How To Make Naan at Home

<b>Proof the yeast:</b> Combine the water and sugar in a small measuring cup. Sprinkle with the yeast and set aside for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, combine the …

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How to make slow cooker apple cider from scratch

There are few things better than a piping hot mug of apple cider on a cold winter's night. It's sweet but also just a little tart, and then the …

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These Easy Soup Recipes Are Just As Good As Takeout — & So Much Cheaper

Even if it's still unseasonably warm in our corner of the country, the Refinery29 offices are ready for fall — and its not just because a few of us …

Recipes

19 Tasty Desserts You Can Bake In Less Than 10 Minutes

Less oven peeping, more finger licking.

Dessert

A Thai Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe

A Thai Vinaigrette Dressing Recipe, Why It's Healthier To Make Your Own Dressing<p>Prep time<p>1 min<p>Cook time<p>5 mins<p>Total time<p>6 mins<p>4 ingredients Thai …

7 Grown-Up Grilled Cheese Recipes That Make Us Melt

Basking in the full glory of lazy Sunday? We've got lunch covered—and it will only take 20 minutes or less. Every now and again, our Pinterest …

Pappardelle Recipe with Slow Cooked Beef Ragu recipe

Ingredients<p>Pappardelle with slow-cooked beef ragu<p>2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil<br>• 1 large (200g) brown onion, chopped finely<br>• 6 drained anchovy fillets, …

Italian Food

Mama G's Famous Highway Cafe Banana Bread | TODAY.com

How-to<p>Mama G's Tips and technique:<p>1. Technique is the difference between good food or outstanding food.<p>2. You can make this in a Bundt or spring form pan. Use a light colored pan.<p>3. Add lemon zest in place of orange.<p>4. Prepare pans: Banana bread is stubborn. I use cooking spray with a flour dust. …

25 Creative and Delicious Recipes That Will Inspire Your Inner Foodie - One Green Planet

There are people who love food and then there are food lovers. You know who you are – you seek out new and exciting restaurants to dine at, dishes to …

Cooking

27 great ice cream recipes to keep you cool

When you need to cool down, sometimes there's nothing better than a cold bowl of ice cream. We've compiled 27 of our favorite ice cream recipes to help you chill out. Here are some highlights:<p><b>BEER ICE CREAM:</b> Now you can have your beer, and eat it too. This recipe requires only four ingredients …

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7 foods that will kick your body’s fat-burning process into high gear

All those hours you spend sweating it and maintaining your daily calorie intake to the last decimal will be in vain if your metabolism is sluggish. …

8 summer roll recipes that will seriously wow you

With summer in full swing, heating up the kitchen to make dinner is <i>so</i> not happening. But that doesn’t mean you’re confined to eating salad until …

16 Boozy Shakes and Sundaes to Celebrate National Ice Cream Day

National Ice Cream Day tends to take an alcoholic turn once you reach adulthood. You were first introduced to boozy ice cream by way of wine ice cream recipes and have been experimenting with making your own brown sugar bourbon ice cream ever since. That means it’s time to take things up a notch …

Dessert

Slice, Dice, Chop Or Julienne: Does The Cut Change The Flavor?

The food processor is, for me, hugely disappointing. Before owning one, I used to see them looking all shiny and powerful in the department store, and I'd fantasize about never chopping a vegetable by hand again. I failed to consider that cookbook authors have particular ideas about how each …

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These 16 Golden Milk Recipes Are the Tastiest Health Hack Ever

If you haven’t heard, turmeric is having a golden moment. The yellow spice has been dominating our Pinterest and Instagram feeds, and for good reason! This spice has been recognized for thousands of years in Ayurvedic medicine for its ability to reduce inflammation (the root of all disease), heal …

Breakfast

11 Times Lemons Made Dinner Even Better

What would we do without lemons? They are one of the most indispensable things in our kitchens. From making vinaigrettes and cleaning wooden cutting …

Chicken Potstickers

<i>Every week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Molly Yeh from my name is yeh shares a dumpling recipe that pleases year after year.</i><p><i></i><p>There was a time when approximately half of my diet consisted of potsticker wrappers. …

Food & Dining

7 Dressed-Up Bow-Tie Pasta Recipes for Oscar Night Dinner

Bow ties aren't just for the red carpet.<p>From star chef Andrew Zimmern's smoky farfalle alla vodka to a citrus-spiked bow-tie salad with scallops and …

Sexy Poached Pears With Blackberries and Almond Ice Cream

<b>This classic pear dessert is absolutely fabulous.</b> Poached pears are simple to make and will be a cute sexy surprise for your valentine. The pears are gently poached in a sweetened blackberry sauce and left to cook until these voluptuous pears are succulent and just fork tender. Also, this recipe is …

15 Bowls Of Soup That Will Make You Feel Better Immediately

Soups: so hot right now.

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19 Incredible Pumpkin Pie Recipes, Because One Is Never Enough

They're not just for Thanksgiving, folks.<p>There’s a common misconception that pumpkin pie is a Thanksgiving dessert. While it’s true that this custardy pie demands a spot at the Turkey Day spread, it really should be eaten all throughout the fall, when pumpkins are in season.<p>In other words, you …

This Awesome Line Cook Wants You to Be Faster and More Efficient in the Kitchen

You know who's awesome? Line cooks. We're interviewing the baddest cooks from the best restaurants. This week, it's John Gullickson from North Carolina's Kindred restaurant.<p><i>Line and prep cooks are awesome. They bring the heat night after night, working tirelessly like ninjas with super sharp</i> …

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8 Skillet Desserts That Just Might Change Your Life

Let's hear it for the skillet: the easy, fast and non-dirty-dish-creating way to make an impressive dessert that will win you friends and lovers. Here, eight of our favorite recipes.<p><b>Skillet Chocolate Chip Cookie</b><p>Go big or go home. Pass the milk. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Skillet Pear Ginger Pie</b><p>Premade piecrust …

What's Easier Than Pie? A Galette! Just Don't Make These Common Mistakes

What's easier than pie? A galette! Just don't make these common mistakes, and you've got an easy, rustic dessert (or dinner!).<p>We've got great news for timid and beginner bakers, as well as those in the market for an easy dessert. There is perhaps no baking project easier, simpler, or lower-stress …

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