Christina Griffith

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Pear With Peanut Butter Yogurt Dip

Makes 1 Serving<p>Ingredients<p>2tablespoons plain 2-percent-fat Greek yogurt<br>• 1tablespoon natural peanut butter<br>• 1pinch pumpkin pie spice<br>• Few drops vanilla …

Healthy Eating

Traumatic License: An Oral History of Action Park

In the summer of 1983, Action Park—a collection of water-themed amusement rides installed over a ski resort in the rural town of Vernon, New …

Pop Culture

6 Savory Scone Recipes That Show Up Classic Scones in Every Way

Many of us have experienced an afternoon tea, proudly plowing through a plate of sweet scones — but have you tried savory scones? From the delicious additions of bacon, blue cheese, and black pepper to the omelet-scone hybrid, these bakes certainly know how to wear the term savory — and you need to …

Breakfast

Focaccia with rosemary recipe

Mix the yeast with the sugar in a small bowl for about 30 seconds, until the yeast becomes liquid. Stir in two-thirds of the water and the olive oil.<p>In a large bowl stir together the flour and the salt. Pour the yeast mixture into the flour and salt along with some of the remaining water, if …

Baking

Deviled Potatoes

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°F. Place potatoes in a small bowl, and drizzle with oil. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon of the salt; toss to coat. …

Our Best Polenta Recipes

Creamy Polenta with Mushrooms, Chickpeas, and Olives<p>Look for stone-ground polenta or grits for this dish. Admittedly, they take a bit longer to cook, …

Yotam Ottolenghi’s kale recipes

If Popeye had been born in the 21st century, he would surely be shoving kale down his famous pipe to boost his powers, rather than spinach, and it wouldn’t have come out of a tin, either. Fresh kale’s much-vaunted health benefits are discussed at such length these days that we often forget quite …

Food & Dining

From Carnitas to Creamy Eggs, 16 Ways to Eat Tacos All Day Long

Is there ever a wrong time to eat a taco? I don’t think so. Whether you like the crunch of a beef-filled hard shell, or how soft corn or flour tortillas perfectly package everything from eggs to carnitas to flaky fish, there’s a taco for every taste. You could argue that any time is taco time …

4 Ways to Take Your Healthy Monday Dinner From Boring to Spectacular

It's easy to wake up on Mondays and wish it were still Saturday. All you can think about are all the exciting things you did — and ate — over the weekend. But Monday night's dinner doesn't have to be monotonous. Instead of ordering the same takeout or cooking the same boring meal, make these simple …

16 Extra Filling Meals That Will Reaffirm Your Commitment to the Whole30 Diet

Move Over Millennials, Here Comes 'iGen' ... Or Maybe Not

As a member of the generation that has been blamed for ruining everything from dinner to retirement, I am relieved to discover that it will soon all be someone else's fault. Though this comes at the cost of Death creeping ever closer, sinking the blade of his scythe into the edge of my avocado …

Love Myself

U.S. demands Iraqi Kurds cancel vote on independence

The Trump administration demanded in unusually strong terms Friday that Kurdish leaders in Iraq cancel a referendum on independence set for later this month, saying it was “distracting” from the military effort against Islamic State terrorists.<p>The White House statement came hours after the …

Middle East

Under the radar, Belarus seen quietly helping Assad boost missile program

Throughout the Syrian civil war, as Russia and Iran have come under international scrutiny for their roles in the conflict, the small, former Soviet …

Pressure Cooker Saffron and Artichoke Risotto Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Making risotto in a pressure cooker is not only fast, it is easy. There is no standing over a hot stove stirring slowly. Instead, almost everything goes in the pot up front and, after a few minutes of checking e-mail or typing on the blog, the risotto is ready.<p>This risotto would make …

Seafood

From Sept. 11 To The Beatles' British Invasion: How We Remember Our First News Events

If someone asked you where you were and what you were doing on a certain day, would you know? Could you give them exact details and describe how the day progressed? For most people, the answer is probably no, but there are some days that are unforgettable for one reason or another. For those days, …

Ronald Reagan

19 Chicken Recipes That Are Ready in an Instant (Pot, That Is)

Versatile, powerful, and easier-to-use than conventional pressure cookers, the Instant Pot is one appliance we, and the food world at large, can't get enough of. One task it performs particularly well at is cooking up tender, juicy chicken in a fraction of the time roasting, broiling, or grilling …

Leave Your Passport At Home: 13 Exotic Dinner Recipes From Around The World

Whether you’re dreaming of an exotic vacation or just need need help breaking out of your dinner rut, you’re in luck — these dishes will transport your taste buds to faraway lands. And the best part is that they’re all easy to make with everyday supermarket ingredients.<p>1. Middle Eastern Lamb …

18 Under-the-Radar Philly Spots for a New Yorker's Road Trip

Philly is on the rise — you’ve probably been hearing that for, like, six years from friends who moved there for the affordable housing and food magazines touting its sandwich culture, indie restaurants and beer scene. At this point, Philly’s reputation is well established, especially when it comes …

Bacon and Cheddar Scones

Scones are quick and easy to prepare following the same basic procedure as biscuits. For the best results, cut the flour in rather coarsely and work …

Grilled Jerk Chicken Skewers with Fresh Mango Salsa Recipe - Chowhound

Ingredients (20)<p>For the mango salsa:<p>2 cups mango, peeled and chopped<br>• 1/4 cup red onion, diced<br>• 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped<br>• 1/2 tablespoon lime juice<br>• 1 …

Seafood

12 Ways To Cook With Rice That You Probably Haven't Tried Yet

Who doesn't love a good rice dish?

Recipe: A Perfect Carbonara from Lucky Peach’s ‘All About Eggs’

Here’s a recipe you should keep around for when you don’t know what to make for dinner. Carbonara, a Roman dish of pasta and bits of smokey pork coated in a creamy sauce thickened with eggs, can be particularly tricky to master, but this version makes it easy. It’s from <i>All About Eggs</i><i>: Everything We</i> …

The 15 Most-Pinned Healthy Dinner Recipes on Pinterest

When I'm strapped for new and exciting recipes, Pinterest is the first place I look for inspiration (pinspiration?).<p>Pinterest is especially helpful …

7 marijuana edible recipes you can make in your slow cooker

Your slow cooker is good for many things: Making soups while you sleep, preparing a one pot meal when you're out all day at work, cooking up …

Sweet Potato-and-Mushroom Risotto

When two starchy, creamy elements combine, the result is pure comfort. A sweet potato puree gives the risotto a brilliant orange hue and a subtle …

Risotto

The Trick to Making the Best Samosas? Start With a Food Processor

We've yet to meet anyone who doesn't love samosas, the tastiest tetrahedron around, and one of the staples of Indian snacking. The flaky fritter …

Sundried Tomato and Rosemary Biscuits With Prosciutto

Step 1<p>Heat oven to 450°. Combine the flour, 1 cup Parmesan, baking powder, sugar, pepper, and salt in a large bowl. Add the buttermilk, butter, …

How to cook the perfect beef stroganoff

Named after, if perhaps not created for the 19th-century Russian celebrity count, stroganoff rolls off the tongue as richly as the dish itself. First mentioned in print in 1871, the notion of sautéed beef in a piquant, creamy sauce is much older – but the aristocratic Stroganov seems an appropriate …

Cooking

11 Ways to Stuff Chicken With Your Favorite Ingredients

When it’s the middle of the week and you have half-eaten veggie leftovers, cheese blocks and who knows what else, you need a way to whip them up into something delicious. Here’s the deal: Stuffed chicken breasts are the answer. You can use literally anything and it’s bound to turn out fabulous. …

31 Butternut Squash Recipes That Will Make You Wonder Why Pumpkin Gets All the Attention

Always the supporting role, never the star. The opening act, but never the main event. When it comes to fall ingredients, butternut squash often gets …

Healthy Eating