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Cast-Iron Charred Corn

A touch of continental refinement to a farmhouse staple<p>A love for all things French inspired Otawka, then a college student, to take her first restaurant job. From that little creperie in Berkeley, California, she went on to assume high-profile positions at such leading Georgia restaurants as Five …

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Skirt Steak With Warm Spicy Corn-and-Peach Salsa Recipe

Quick-cooking skirt steak is topped with a charred corn salsa mixed with sweet summer peaches for a weeknight meal that's ready in just 15 minutes.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Charring the corn in the steak pan infuses it with flavor, all while the cooked steak rests.<br>• The peach helps balance the heat of …

How to Make Spaghetti Puttanesca: The World's Most Pungently Delicious Pasta

More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>If it seems like I've been posting a lot of pasta videos recently, well, it's because I have. Something about late-summer weather really makes me want to cook dishes requiring minimal time, effort, and cleanup, whether that's <i>cacio e pepe</i> or pasta …

How to Make Chicken Piccata That's Crispy, Buttery, and Bright as Sunshine

More<p>Fried Chicken<p>Digging into the cluckin' awesome world of our favorite fried food.<p>Several months ago while working on a fried chicken cutlet recipe, I stumbled on the single most important factor in elevating those cutlets from mere greatness to brain-melting splendor. It's butter. I had some …

The Food Lab: How to Roast the Best Potatoes of Your Life

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>The Brits get a bad rap for their cuisine, and in some cases rightfully so—the beef cooked until gray and the gravy-made-from-granules that I ate every Sunday while staying in England were not the height of culinary greatness— but dang if there aren't a lot of …

A Few Simple Rules for Perfect Chicken Marsala

The British deserve at least partial credit for the creation of chicken Marsala, even if that might make more than a few Italians cringe. The dish, which has its roots in Sicily and is a staple of Italian-American restaurants and homes, cannot be made without Marsala wine, which refers to wine …

For the Ultimate Butternut Squash Soup, Deep Roasting Is Key

If there's one soup that's a harbinger of colder months, it's butternut squash. Like clockwork, September rolls into October, and bowls of puréed sweet winter squash roll onto menus nationwide. It's practically a restaurant cliché, which is why the first two times I published butternut squash soup …

5 terrible writing habits to avoid

I have a theory: The more disciplined the writer, the easier it is to make a living as one.<p>It seems obvious, but it took me several years of filing …

Butternut Squash and Swiss Chard Tart with Olive Oil Crust

To speed up prep time, roast the squash and par-bake the crust simultaneously.

Korean Style Steak

<i>This Korean style steak makes a quick and easy marinade that comes together from pantry staples and takes just minutes to work its magic. Lucky …

“Finding Dory” Educator’s Guide

Who <i>isn’t</i> going to see “Finding Dory” when it comes out next week?<p>So, it’s likely that by the fall, many educators and students will have viewed it at …

How to cook the perfect aloo gobi

This Punjabi potato and cauliflower curry is now a prized dish across India and Pakistan. But for the best texture, should the potatoes be waxy or floury? And which spices bring out its comforting warmth?<p>According to chef Vivek Singh, this hearty cauliflower and potato dish is probably “the most …

Over 50 Learning Theories Explained for Teachers

October 29, 2015<br>Theory informs practice and without a solid theoretical base we risk having an impaired praxis. This is clearly noticeable in the …

Coffee banana smoothie

Kitchen Heals Soul » Recipes » Breakfast » Coffee banana smoothie<p>By onMarch 21, 2012 in Breakfast, Drinks, Recipes<p>As you may know, I’m moving to …

Sweet Potato Curry

12 Servings<p>This one-dish wonder grants you immunity from even the most gluten-averse, meat-abstaining, fat-conscious houseguests. And it tastes as good as ever reheated.<p>December 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 lemongrass stalk, tough outer layer removed, coarsely chopped<p>1 2” piece ginger, peeled, chopped<p>4 …

Kolokithokeftedes (Greek Zucchini Fritters) with Tzatziki Recipe

Check out other recipes from Serious Entertaining: Greek Easter »<p>Ingredients<b>For Fritters:</b>3 cups packed, grated zucchini (from about 6 large zucchini)6 tablespoons dill, chopped1 bunch (about 8) scallions, white and light green parts finely chopped1/2 teaspoon nutmeg1 1/2 cups crumbled feta4 large …

How To Plan and Actually Execute a Large Outdoor BBQ

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>So you have decided to have a large outdoor event at your house and now you need to know how to provide …

Do Try This At Home: Hacking Chicken Sous Vide

<i>This summer, NPR is getting crafty in the kitchen. As part of</i> Weekend Edition<i>'s Do Try This At Home series, top chefs are sharing their cleverest hacks and tips — taking expensive, exhausting or intimidating recipes and tweaking them to work in any home kitchen.</i><p><i>First up: making magically moist sous</i> …

16 Hobbies That Will Improve Your Quality of Life

Having a hobby is not just a way to pass the time; it can also improve the quality of your life. A hobby is something that you do for fun or …

killer mike's MIT lecture covers azealia banks, modern audiences and cultural appropriation

"Intelligent people have become apathetic."<p>Killer Mike recently gave a witty, impassioned lecture on race relations at MIT as part of their <i>Hip Hop Speaker Series</i>. Known for his socially conscious lyricism and political activism, the lecture saw the rapper discuss Azealia Banks, Kanye West and Iggy …

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Daag curry base: the most useful curry recipe you'll ever read

Simple curry base daag is one of Britain’s most-searched-for recipes according to Google - make a big batch to freeze and use later for a huge array of dishes<p>Just reading an <b>Indian cookery book</b> makes me want to go and have a lie-down. The yard-long list of ingredients, most of which need a special …

A Very Good Resource of Educational Posters for Chemistry Teachers

March 29, 2015<br>Here is an interesting resource we want to bring to your attention. Compound Interest is a blog by Andy Brunning, a chemistry teacher …

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39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

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America's High-Risk, High-Reward Higher Education System

Last month, the Educational Testing Service (ETS) added to a familiar refrain, releasing a new report on how American Millennials lag behind their peers in other countries on measures of literacy, numeracy, and “problem-solving in technology rich environments.” Using data from the Program for the …

Deliciously Ella's creamy mango and banana overnight oats

Blitzing mango and banana with ground flaxseed and a splash of almond milk is a delicious way to incorporate fruit into an oaty breakfast<p><b>SERVES</b><br>2<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b> <b><br>For the mango puree:</b><br>1 mango<br>2 ripe bananas<br>1 tbsp ground flaxseed<br>a splash of almond milk (enough to make it blend)<p><b>For the oat mix:</b><br>1 ripe banana<br>⅔ …

10 Genius Exercises You Aren’t Doing

A Conversation with Esther Wojcicki on 'Moonshots in Education'

<i>Moonshots in Education</i><p>Esther Wojcicki is an award winning journalism teacher and the author of a new book on education called Moonshots in Education: Launching Blended Learning in the Classroom. The book explores digital and online learning with models and examples from schools that are already …