cowboyjag

85 Flips | 4 Magazines | 9 Following | @cowboyjag | Keep up with cowboyjag on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “cowboyjag”

My "spin" on Grilled Meats

Spring is in the air and so is <i>Grilling Season</i>. Although, I have been known to grill in the snow before! There are many great foods to take to the …

10 Green Smoothies That Actually Taste Good

Green juice always sounds good in theory — until you throw it out after three sips because it tastes like lawn. But green juice really can be good if you make it right. Try one of these ten recipes and you'll be downing one daily.<p><b>1. Debloating Smoothie</b><p>Perfect for the morning after a night out, this …

National Geographic Names 50 Tours Of A Lifetime For 2014

Category:<p>News<p>By Kraig Becker | April 25, 2014<p>Looking to add a little adventure to your life this year? If so, than <i>National Geographic Traveler</i> …

Chasing Photographs in America’s National Parks

It’s summer at the Grand Canyon. You arrive in the middle of the day, road weary but eager to see the legendary wonder. The air is hot. The roads are crowded, and you’re cranky after hours in the car. Find a parking space. Hike out to an overlook. And there it lies, the awesome gulf in its full …

26 Travel Sites Global Yodel Recommends For Daily Inspiration

<i>By Helen Anne Travis</i><p>Summer's almost here. That means hundreds of thousands of you are about to hit the road, air or sea en route to your next adventure. To get you pumped, we here at <b>Global Yodel</b> compiled 26 of our favorite travel sites below.<p>Read on to discover sites that help you prep for your …

Recipe: Miso-Roasted Asparagus Soba Noodle Salad

Preheat the oven to 375°F.<p>Toast sunflower seeds in a large, dry skillet over medium heat until fragrant and slightly golden, about 5 minutes. Add …

Asparagus

Marinated Skirt Steak

<b>Step 1:</b> Make the marinade: In a mixing bowl, combine the lime juice, water, garlic, cumin, ancho chile powder, oregano, Worcestershire sauce, …

The Art of Honest Fried Chicken (A Lifestyle Choice)

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The slow art of fried chicken -- with 12 tips and a master recipe.</i><p>Frying chicken, at its best, is a state of mind formed …

Cooking

The Best, 5-Minute Smoked Salmon Appetizer

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: With good smoked salmon on hand, you can have an impressive appetizer ready in 5 minutes flat</i><i>. Here's how.</i><p>Last summer, my …

Seafood

Taco Night on the Grill

<i>In our new weekly series On the Grill, our Sunday Dinners columnist Tom Hirschfeld shows us how to grill everything from steaks to salads with confidence (and style).</i><p><i>Today: 7 tips for a taco night on the grill, complete with Grilled Salsa.</i><p>I can't get enough of taco night. Neither can my wife Amy or …

Cooking

52 Ways to Chase Stress Away

Stress attacks in all sorts of ways—here’s how to control, contain, and conquer it<p>It’s hard to say, exactly, what the worst part about stress is. Is it the tightness that starts somewhere around your solar plexus, then extends out to your toenails, earlobes, and cerebellum? Is it randomly snapping …

Design Dilemma: Creating a Great Home Office

If you work at home (or even if you don’t) chances are you have a home office. Maybe it’s a corner of your bedroom, or just your dining room table. …

Simple Springtime Dishes

Spaghetti with Bay Scallops, Leeks, and Tarragon

Sweet and briny bay scallops pair well with the mellow flavor of leeks in this light pasta dish.

Seafood

Quick Budget-Friendly Recipes

Your taste buds and wallet will achieve perfect harmony with our selection of quick meals, including stovetop mac and cheese, braised pork chops, meatballs, and roasted chicken tacos.

Comfort Food

Dr. Oz's Energizing Green Drink Recipe

Trending Stories<p>Our Favorite Kitchen Organizing Ideas Ever<p>7 of Our Healthiest Slow-Cooker Recipes<p>7 Slenderizing Fashion Strategies<p>The Very Best …

Wellness

The Non-Coffee Beverage Recipe That Has Made Me Feel 100 Percent Better About Waking Up in the Morning

Almost exactly one year ago, I gave up caffeine. I didn't do it on purpose—I was trying out the Ritual Cleanse, and it required zero caf, so I went for it! After spending an entire afternoon curled up on the floor and whimpering—total caffeine withdrawal (it turned out the lattes my husband made me …

Blendtec vs Vitamix

<b>You have heard us say many times that you don't need a fancy blender to make green smoothies.</b><p>And it's true! Start with what you have right now… and …

Kitchens

We get this question asked a lot: What's the difference between juicing and blending? So we asked our favorite holistic nutritionist, Angela Stanford, MBA, RD, RYT, to give us an answer that we absolutely love. Read on here: http://simplegreensmoothies.com/green-smoothie-tips-2/juicing-vs-blending-whats-the-difference Once you read come back here and let us know, do you juice, blend, or both (or maybe you're still on the fence on which to start first). We want to hear about it, so post it in the comments below. And let us know what green smoothie you're slurping on today! Today I had 2! :-)

Your Healthy Bliss

My Top Secret Diet Weapon

A Green Monster Spinach Smoothie is packed with good-for-you ingredients. Make and enjoy often for breakfast, snack, or anytime you need a pick-me-up!<p>…

From the Archives: The Best Juicy Grilled Boneless, Skinless Chicken Breasts

<b>Editor's Note:</b> From the Archives serves up popular existing recipes from our archives.<p>Chicken breasts are arguably one of the most difficult of the standard meats to grill. It's all too common an occurrence to get dry, chewy, cardboardy breasts. This is all correctable though, and chicken breasts …

Beyond the Barbecue: 14 Streamlined Kitchens for Outdoor Cooking

Spotted lately: fully equipped outdoor kitchens for plein air dining (no trips to the indoor fridge or sink required). Here’s our roundup of standout …

Kitchens

5 Healthy Grilling Recipes to Make All Summer Long

When the mercury begins to soar, turning on the oven or stovetop is the <i>last</i> thing we want to do. What's a healthy chef to do? Get out of the kitchen …

14 Incredible Outdoor Kitchens That Go Way Beyond Grills (PHOTOS)

There's nothing like dining alfresco and enjoying beautiful weather while taking in a pretty view. But <i>cooking</i> outside is even better. And some very lucky homeowners have fabulous outdoor kitchens to boot. We're talking way more than the standard barbecue setup, with a range of amazing appliances …

Swamp Balls (aka Sausage Cheese Balls)

A few people have asked for the recipe for the sausage cheese balls that I made at the Plano Outlaw Eggfest two weekends ago, so I feel obliged to …

How to Cook Chicken Even Quicker

Quick chicken recipes, from spatchcocking to stir-frying to grilling.<p><b>Chicken, by nature, is quick</b>. Even when it comes to slow-cooking methods like braising, chicken is much faster to cook relative to a meat cut like, say, brisket. But we want to help you cook your chicken <i>even quicker</i>. We chatted …

Cooking

Grilled Shrimp and Sausage Skewers with Smoky Paprika Glaze

6 Servings<p>June 2010Print<p>Ingredients<p>3/4 cup olive oil<p>4 large garlic cloves, pressed<p>2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme<p>5 teaspoons smoked paprika<p>4 teaspoons Sherry wine vinegar<p>3/4 teaspoon salt<p>1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper<p>1/2 teaspoon dried crushed red pepper<p>12 uncooked extra-large shrimp …

Seafood

80 of Our Favorite Grilling Recipes for (Almost) Everything

From ribs and shrimp to clams and even cheese (yep, you heard right)—get grilling with these recipes!<p>Is there anything that isn't made better by the smoke and sear of a grill? If so, we want no part of it. From ribs and shrimp to clams and even cheese (yep, you heard right), here are our 80 …

Cooking

The Summertime Weeknight Meal Formula That Works

Take your weeknight supper routine and shake it up with these easy tweaks<p><i>(Credit: Hirsheimer & Hamilton)</i><p>Weeknight meals tend to follow a formula: chicken or steak, salad or vegetable side (or both), scoop of ice cream (in the summer, at least). And it's a formula for a reason: it works. This is the …

Cooking