Jessica Johnson

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How to lose weight and eat healthy

I've tried all kinds of eating plans. From giving up gluten (yes, I'll admit it) to going paleo for a few months, chances are there isn't a wacky diet I haven't at least attempted.<p>And while I'm well aware of the limitations of one-person studies, I've always been slightly satisfied — in my own smug …

Nutrition

Japchae, South Korean noodles recipe

Holiday feasts and social outings in South Korea simply aren’t complete without japchae, a delicious tangle of veggies and noodles<p>Japchae is a side dish of noodles made from sweet potato starch, beef, shiitake mushrooms, carrots, spinach and bell pepper. It’s served at room temperature and usually …

Korean Black Bean Sauce Noodles (Jajangmyeon)

Pre heat the wok until the bottom is heated well. Add the lard (or cooking oil) and melts it in the wok. Add the black bean paste and stir it …

Dak Galbi, spicy Korean chicken and rice cakes

There are two things in life that are almost impossible to bring back to their original status.<br>One; the soggy noodles in the soup<br>Two; a boyfriend who …

Recipes

10 Korean Recipes to Make for Dinner Tonight

Korean cuisine is so hot right now — literally! For those of you out there who enjoy keeping things spicy, you’ll LOVE this collection of 10 essential dishes. Enjoy these recipes for everything from DIY condiments to delicious rice bowls!<p>1. Korean Fried Chicken: Crisp and juicy, this twice-fried …

7 Super-Simple Jacques Pépin Recipes to Master

Here, seven of Jacques Pépin’s best and simplest dishes.<p>In this video from F&W’s Chefs in Conversation series, master chef Jacques Pépin explains …

How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

Ultimate Mac and Cheese

SERVES 6<p>Prep Time: 20 minutes<p>Cook Time: 20 minutes<p>Ingredients:<p>1 tablespoon olive oil<br>• 1 pound bulk sweet Italian sausage<br>• 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard<br>• 1 cup …

5 Links to Read Before Cooking Rice

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come..</i><p><i>Today: A guide to the perfect pot of rice.</i><p>Rice is a fickle ingredient. Some days, it's overcooked and mushy, and other days, it's hard and stuck to the …

Lentil Chickpea Salad with Roasted Garlic Dressing

Sriracha Orange Glazed Green Beans Recipe

September is a great time of year for fresh green beans here in Sacramento. I was too busy to plant them this year, but have been finding beauties at …

Baking Bootcamp: Apple Pie Biscuits

Baking is all about sharing. Sharing recipes, sharing techniques, and most definitely sharing biscuits!<p>It’s time for our second challenge in the …

Sesame Broccoli

Broccoli is one of those vegetables you either love or hate. My children didn’t like it when they were little. Yes, I had to repeat the infamous …

Korean Spinach Banchan

<b>An easy, authentic side dish that can be made ahead. This spinach is flavored with soy and sesame seeds for a great vegetable over rice.</b><br>By Shannon Lim<p>…

Recipes

Kimchi Fried Rice + Refreshing Licuado

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: Complement a spicy rice dish with a cold drink that will remind you of summer (even as you head into fall).</i><p>If you have several cups …

Pork Noodle Stir Fry Recipe with Spicy Kimchi

It was last month that we photographed an assignment that involved way too many quinoa recipes. How many exactly? Let’s just say that we were blinded …

Recipes

Bibimbap Recipes That Put All Other Comfort Foods To Shame (PHOTO)

We're big fans of comfort food -- we've eaten more grilled cheese sandwiches than we care to admit -- which is why we love bibimbap. It gives us all the comfort of a bowl of mac and cheese, with the added bonus of not putting us into a food coma.<p>It's the simplicity of bibimbap that makes it so …

Bacon Wrapped Caramelized Sesame Asparagus

Bacon Wrapped Caramelized Sesame Asparagus. {Video!}<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> April 3, 2012 165<p>I hate to say it, but these little green stems are growing on …

Bacon- and Gouda-Stuffed Meatloaf With Tomato Marmalade and Loaded Smashed Potatoes Recipe

<b>Note</b>: The meat tastes wonderful the next day, sliced and tucked into crusty bread with a wisp of mayonnaise and a dollop of tomato relish.<p><b>Read more: Sunday Supper: Bacon- and Gouda-Stuffed Meatloaf With Tomato Marmalade and Loaded Smashed Potatoes</b><p>Ingredients<b>For the Meatloaf:</b>1 pound ground beef3/4 …

3 Tips For Raising Financially Savvy Kids

A new article in Wall St. Cheat Sheet outlines simple steps that parents can take to start teaching kids the value of money from an early age. The key is to keep each lesson simple and convey it in relatable terms.<p>Here are three of the best tips:<p><b>1. Make your kids work for their money.</b><p>Once your …

8 Ways to Use Your Tax Refund Wisely

Tax time is right around the corner, and anyone anticipating a refund has probably started thinking about how that refund will be spent. For some …

Classic Lemon Bars

We all know the deal around here.<p>I take classic recipes, add chocolate chips, add orange zest, bake them, brown them, stack them, and then shoot …

How to Make Cheeto-Crusted Jalapeño Poppers

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: You don't even have to know the rules of the game to enjoy the year's biggest day in football -- at least not when Molly Yeh's game-changing,</i> …

The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: A cookie with the perfect combination of fat, flavor, and comfort. Who needs detox?</i><p>Year round, …

How to Make Engagement Chicken

1. Position an oven rack in the upper third of the oven and preheat the oven to 400°F. Remove the giblets from the chicken, wash the chicken inside and out with cold water, then let the chicken drain, cavity down, in a colander for 2 minutes.<p>2. Pat the chicken dry with paper towels. Place the …

Watch the Fast and Furious Team's Moving Paul Walker Tribute

When a celebrity dies, the media tries to strike a balance between acknowledgment and overkill. The last few days have been saturated with Paul Walker stories, and I'll be honest: Somewhere around midday Monday I braced myself for the typical ugly turn such a big stretch of spotlight sometimes …