Charissa Biondi

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The 10 Best Ways to Eat Raw Vegetables

One of the best things about summer is the sudden influx of beautiful summer produce. Markets, grocery stores, and gardens are practically bursting with fresh summer vegetables, ready to be enjoyed. You can grill them, sauce 'em up, or eat them as leftovers, but really, this is the time to be …

Yellow Squash Recipes, For When You're Sick Of Zucchini

Photo credit: Cookie + Kate, Spicy Southern Kitchen, Skinny Taste, Feasting at Home<p>During the warmer months of the year, there's just no avoiding yellow squash. The grocery stores and farmer's markets are overflowing with this summer produce. While we always welcome zucchini and yellow squash, the …

Recipe Of The Day: Fried Chickpeas

Forget serving peanuts with your evening cocktail, fried chickpeas are what you should be snacking on. Not only are they easy to make, but they're healthy too -- and just as easy to snack on as nuts. They also make a great accompaniment to your happy-hour libation.<p>This fried chickpea recipe has a …

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Raspberry-Plum Swirl Breakfast Frozen Yogurt

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: Why eat something just cold when it could be frozen?</i><p>Every summer I reach a point where I am disgusted and …

6 Frozen Drink Recipes to Help You Chill Out This Summer

Maybe blender drinks aren't the most sophisticated cocktails, but once you're sipping something chilly enough to bring on the brain freeze, do you really care? When the sun is blazing and there's nowhere to escape, a frozen drink is pretty much impossible to beat. But you don't have to turn to …

Shuck and awe: 4 creative ways to enjoy summer corn - TODAY.com

Closed Captioning<p>ON<p>OFF<p>apply | reset x<p>font<p>size<p>color<p>Cooking with corn: Salads, soup, and more<p>Play Video - 4:08<p>Play Video - 4:08<p>More video<p>3:39 Sponsored Content Now PlayingChef Laura Vitale shares easy summer pasta recipes with Megyn Kelly<p>4:30 Sponsored Content Now PlayingChef Judy Joo makes grilled …

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Watermelon Jello Shots

How cute is this? These watermelon-lime jello shots are perfect for a summer party! We had one of our fantastic interns, Emma, make a batch this week at the office just in time for Happy Hour on Wednesday. (Interns at Plated don't get coffee, they get to make Jello shots!) Try out the easy recipe …

Royal Cocktails Fit for a King!

Cheers are heard around the nation of England and across the entire globe as we collectively celebrate the birth of the future King of England. Lets welcome HRH Prince George of Cambridge by raising a glass and toasting the newest royal!<p><i>Photo courtesy Anchor distillery</i><p><b>The Kings Ginger Summer …

Beer is great in batters because it is loaded with carbon dioxide, which along with foaming agents and alcohol, help to create a crisp, flavorful crust — almost tempura in style. Recipe: Beer-Battered Onion Rings - http://bit.ly/12NYS1C

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11 Kinds Of Junk Food That Cost Almost Twice As Much As Something Healthier

Courtesy of DC-based non-profit consumer advocacy group Center for Science in the Public Interest.<p><i>C.S.P.I. created these images to share their findings with the public.</i>

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

13 Scariest Words In Recipes And What They Mean

"Truss." AHHHHHHH!!!!??!!<p>Sometimes a recipe assumes that everyone has the culinary vocabulary of Julia Child. That assumption is uncool. Why, recipe author, are you asking me to "shock" the vegetables? Would you like me to tell them an appalling story? Oh — you want me to dunk them in an ice cold …

Summer requires you to eat lots and lots of corn. Here's how to shuck it quickly & cleanly - http://bit.ly/12O2HDU

35 Delicious Ways To Use Zucchini

What to do when zucchinis seem to fall in love and raise entire families in your fridge drawer? Here's how to cope with a squash population problem.

Serious Entertaining: A Vegetarian Cookout

If you're anything like me, you're probably full of grilled meats by now. We're about halfway through the summer, and the hot weather just lends itself to cooking and eating outside. It's a love-hate relationship, though. There's nothing more I enjoy than a grilled hamburger on a warm summer day, …

Thirsty Thursday: Limoncello Spritzer

<b>It’s more than just alliteration;</b> <b>it’s a statement, a proclamation that Thursdays are when the weekend should really start.</b> Kicking it off right is …

Really Raw Honey Owner Frantz Walker Gets a Really Raw Deal, Lawyer Says

The office and warehouses of Highlandtown, Baltimore company Really Raw Honey were raided this week after police suspected employees were dealing …

Why Mosquitoes Love Me, And Other Mysteries Revealed

Come summertime, some of us here at Shots are reminded, as we lounge on decks and venture into overgrown gardens, that we are irresistible to mosquitoes. As we gripe about our itchy, pocked limbs, we can't help but wonder just why they unfailingly devour us and pass over our friends and loved ones. …

False memory planted in mouse's brain

Scientists have implanted a false memory in the brains of mice in an experiment that they hope will shed light on the well-documented phenomenon …

Memories can't always be trusted, neuroscience experiment shows

A false memory regarding a painful shock was implanted in mice. Later, their behavior showed the animals were certain the memory was genuine.<p>July 25, 2013|By Melissa Healy<p>A molecular analysis image of the hippocampus, a part of the brain important… (Kwanghun Chung and Karl…)<p>In courtrooms, on …