Michael Girardi

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Recipe: Cuban Chicken and Rice

Combine garlic, paprika, cumin and lime zest. Rub half of mixture into chicken thighs and reserve remainder for the rice. Season chicken with salt and pepper.<p>Heat oil in wide, deep skillet or wok on medium heat. Add thighs and brown on each side, about 3 minutes per side. Remove from skillet and …

7 real Indian dishes you should try instead of the Westernized knockoffs

It's a scientific fact that Indian food tastes good, mainly thanks to the abundance of spices and flavors.<p>There's also quite a variety in Indian cuisine, with dishes ranging from North to South and sometimes by kitchen to kitchen. Punjabi, Bengali, Rajasthani, Goan, Gujarati, and Maharashtrian are …

Maple Brown Sugar Bourbon Bars

Jump to Recipe October 22, 2014<p>How to make an impression at your first neighborhood party: bring a pan of bars loaded with booze, browned butter, …

Dessert

How To Make Big Mac Secret Sauce At Home

McDonald's have long been set apart from their fast food rivals by one critical element - the Big Mac Sauce. The tangy, sweet and gooey condiment …

These 11 apps and websites will make you miss your childhood

Product Hunt, a discovery website that shows you the newest startups and products, has collected a bunch of websites and apps that will make you want to relive the past. Product Hunt founder Ryan Hoover even wrote a blog post about how he thinks the emotional power of nostalgia makes it a perfect …

Apps

11 Soup Recipes to Keep You Warm and Kick the Winter Blues

Winter can be a depressing time, especially if we aren’t spending it at the ski resort. Bitter cold and a lack of daylight can really get you down in …

Ski Resorts

5 Madly Delicious Ways to Make Meatballs

<b>1. Swedish Meatballs</b><p>Delicate, bite-sized and covered in a light cream gravy -- what's not to love about Swedish meatballs? Spear them with toothpicks for a party or spoon them over lightly buttered egg noodles for dinner. Either way, make extra -- they disappear quickly! <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Chicken</b> …

The Ultimate Guide to Flavoring With Fresh Herbs

I recently wrote an article on The Ultimate Guide on Flavoring With Spices here at Chef Jay's Kitchen. I hope it was able to help you create even …

Juicy and Tender Swedish Meatballs With Rich Gravy Recipe

Swedish meatballs, stars of 1960s-era cocktail parties and IKEA shopping trips, are, on the surface, pretty simple: a mix of pork and beef that's lightly spiced and served with a rich gravy. Getting them just right, though, requires some fine-tuning and tinkering. Here's our ultimate version, as …

Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken

Some time back I did a seafood version of the honey garlic flavors from crispy honey garlic chicken. It did pretty well. People seem to like the …

Cooking

Watch cyber warfare in real time with this fascinating map

You can watch the modern day cyber war play out in real time with the help of this map from IT security firm Norse.<p>Norse maintains a massive network of sensors across more than 200 data centers in over 50 countries, at least eight million of them in total. These "honeypots" are designed to look …

Swiss Steak with Brown Gravy

<b>Swiss steak with brown gravy was a ‘feel-good' meal at our house when I was growing up.</b><p>My Mom got the recipe for swiss steak from my Grandma (they …

5 Fat-Burning Recipes

<b>Grilled Chicken Caprese</b><p>Give your chicken a makeover with this simple to follow recipe. In three simple steps you’ll have a delicious protein serving …

Crispy Garlic Short Ribs

According to Andrew Zimmern, this classic Philippine rib recipe is so delicious it will be impossible for you to resist making again and again.</b> …

A Chinese Shadowy Agency Is Working To Absorb Taiwan Through Business

In June, hundreds of those businessmen gathered in a hotel ballroom in the southern Chinese city of Shenzhen. They were there to toast the new head of a local Taiwan merchants' association. They sipped baijiu liquor and ate seafood as a troupe performed a traditional lion dance for good luck. An …

China

The secret life of baggage: Where does your luggage go at the airport?

Memo to the lady with the hot pink luggage tag: The six cans of Libby’s pumpkin pie filling that you carefully knotted in that plastic supermarket bag for your flight to Australia are not going to explode.<p>And to the Boise, Idaho-bound photographer with the double-locked “Golf Guard” case packed …

Mythbusting: Nvidia debunks lunar landing conspiracy

As an awesome demonstration of its newest graphics cards, Nvidia has put together a simulation to debunk longtime accusations that the 1969 moon …

Firefly online game reunites entire cast to watch you decorate your spaceship

Believing there may be some overlap between <i>Firefly</i> fans and people who spend a lot of time on the Internet, Fox Digital Entertainment announced</i> …

Dairy Queen

Lung Power

Need more air? Deep breathing can help you run longer with less effort.<p>Just before you crest a hill or reach the end of a speed interval, your lungs go into overdrive. Your breath becomes shallow and rapid. You think if only you could pull in more air, you could surge up that hill or maintain your …

Grilled Stuffed Flank Steak With Scallions, Ginger, and Teriyaki Glaze Recipe

Negimaki—grilled beef rolled around scallions and grilled with a sweet and savory teriyaki-style glaze—is one of my favorite Japanese appetizers. Here we've Super Mario mushroom'd it to full main course-sized proportions, stuffing a butterflied flank steak with an aromatic scallion-ginger oil …

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing

Associated Press News

Chicken Curry Rolls With Mango Chutney

It’s not every day that you get to eat a recipe first recorded in cuneiform (one of the world’s earliest-known scripts), but curry is as close to a …

18 easy Paleo diet recipes

Does the Paleo Diet work? Some men will answer that quesiton with a “Hell, yes!” Others? They’re more skeptical.<p>But whether you’ve gone full Paleo, …

Paleo Diet

The Advanced No-Gym Bodyweight Workout [INFOGRAPHIC]

Think bodyweight training can’t get intense? Our favorite no-equipment moves are getting a whole lot more kick-ass — from head to toe. Designed by …

Workouts

Breakfast Sausage

These are the BEST!!! <br>I made up a batch to use in a Pumpkin Soup I made the other day, you use the sausage in the soup, the smell just from all the …

Nearly half the people in South Korea had their credit card numbers stolen by one man

The credit card information of 20 million South Koreans has been leaked, state regulators reported on January 19. In a country of 50 million, this marks one of the country’s most devastating security breaches ever. The perpetrator? Allegedly, a single engineer.<p>An employee of Korea Credit Bureau has …

South Korea