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Grilled Tofu Tacos with Avocado Cashew Cream Recipe

Ingredients<p>For the marinated tofu:<p>1 block extra-firm tofu, sliced about ¼-inch thick<br>• 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil<br>• Juice and zest of 1 lime<br>• 1 …

The 4 Essential Tools for Home Cooks, According to Marcus Samuelsson

You don't need much to outfit your kitchen like a pro.<p>With so many kitchen appliances out there—from food processors to rice cookers—picking out …

The One Anti-Inflammatory Drink You Should Have First Thing When You Wake Up In The Morning

The food and drink choices we make in the morning can set the stage for a day of great eating. Provided we’re selecting the right anti-inflammatory …

Antiinflammatory

This Is the Most Popular Chili Recipe on Pinterest

Chili is a problem-solver in my kitchen. When I'm not sure what to make, or when I want a meal that makes a bunch of leftovers so I don't have to …

Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowl

I’m really excited to finally share this Slow Cooker Chicken Burrito Bowl recipe. This is the slow cooker version of my popular one-pan chicken …

Transcript: President Obama on What Books Mean to Him

<i>Michiko Kakutani, the chief book critic for The New York Times, interviewed President Obama about literature on Friday at the White House. Here are excerpts from the conversation, which have been edited and condensed.</i><p><b>These books that you gave to your daughter Malia</b> <b>on the Kindle,</b> <b>what were they? S</b><b>ome</b> …

Books

21 Quinoa Recipes That'll Help You Stay Healthy and Full

We don't have to tell you that quinoa is one of the healthiest and most nutrient-packed grains out there — you already know why the ingredient is super popular — but perhaps, even though you have heard everything there is to know about its beneficial properties, you don't know how to cook it. Don't …

Healthy Eating

Wild Rice and Mushroom Soup | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

A perfectly seasoned slow-roast pork tacos recipe | Cook Residency

Salt, fat, acid, heat: this is Samin Nosrat’s secret to cooking. Today we start with salt: as important to a dish as any other ingredient, she says. Start with these slow-roasted pork tacos and salted caramel cookies.<p>My parents left Tehran for San Diego on the eve of the Iranian revolution, shortly …

Cooking

This Vegetable Paella Is A Dinner Party In A Pan

After spending time over in Spain this past summer and eating as much paella as one region can offer, I came home to San Francisco with a touch of …

Family Friendly Recipe: Ground Beef Stroganoff | shopswell

We live in a rural area. Each year we buy beef (in large quantities) from a local farm. This means I have a ton of hamburger that I struggle to use …

Cooking

51 of the Best Breakfast Recipes Ever

Waking up is never easy, but breakfast food makes the prospect a whole lot sunnier.<p>Put some coffee on and get cookin'.<p><b>Monkey-Bread Danish</b><p>Danish meets monkey bread. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Red Velvet Pancakes</b><p>Sexiest breakfast ever. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Onion & Arugula Frittata</b><p>Served straight out of the pan. <b>Get the</b> …

Breakfast

Penne Recipes That Make Weeknight Meals Awesome Again

When it comes to pasta, we don't discriminate. We will always give in to another slice of lasagna. We could live off fettuccine and be more than happy about it. We will never get bored with spaghetti, no matter how many times we've eaten it. And when faced with a plate of penne, we count our lucky …

Cooking

The Well of Being: An Extraordinary Children’s Book for Grownups about the Art of Living with Openhearted Immediacy

A lyrical invitation to awaken from the trance of the limiting stories we tell ourselves and just live.<p><i>“This is the greatest damn thing about the universe,”</i> Henry Miller wrote in his magnificent meditation on the meaning of existence, <i>“that we can know so much, recognize so much, dissect, do</i> …

Books

11 Chicken Slow-Cooker Recipes

These tasty, low-maintenance dinners turn potentially boring poultry into juicy, fresh-tasting meals you'll make again and again.<p>The Chicken Soup …

Cooking

DIY Plumbing Pipe Table Tutorial.

I’ve been shopping around for a patio table but just couldn’t seem to find the perfect one. When you can’t find one, make one! As promised I’m back …

Home Depot

A Homemade Valentine's Day Candy, Courtesy of Your Pantry

<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: When you need a Valentine's Day gift that's so last-minute that you don't have time to run to the grocery store, these chocolate-coated peanut</i> …

8 Chicken Dinners That Are Anything but Boring

<b>1. Thai Minced Chicken Lettuce Cups</b><p>If you like Thai food, you'll love these minced chicken lettuce cups boldly flavored with fresh ginger, lime, chili pepper, fish sauce and brown sugar. The recipe is easy to make with ingredients found at your regular supermarket. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Middle Eastern</b> …

Cooking

The Best of Brain Pickings 2014 – Brain Pickings

After the annual reading list of the year’s best books overall, it’s time for the annual summation of the best <i>Brain Pickings</i> articles of the year — “best” meaning those most read and shared by you, as well as those I took the most pleasure in writing. Please (re)enjoy and have an inspired, …

The Secret to a Great Salad

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: Liven up leftover odds and ends with a flavor-packed dressing -- and say hello to a</i> …

Fresh Corn Soup

310<p>1K<p>When I was on book tour last spring, a charming woman brought me a personally signed cookbook that she thought might have once been mine. As …

DIY | Wooden Base Desk Lamp

14 Comments<p>Contributor post by Caitlin of The Merrythought<p>Lately I have been working on creating a work space in my apartment that is inspiring and …

DIY Midcentury-Style Plant Stand

Hey, it's Mandi! You guys, this project is so easy I almost feel like I shouldn't be calling it a project. It's a pretty simple concept that's not …

HomeMade Modern EP36 Ironbound Bookcase

This DIY bookshelf project has a nice rustic, modern look and is easily created from angle irons and 2x10s.<p>SUPPLIES:<p>Two 2x10 (8' long) <i><br>Available at</i> …

Woodworking

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

The 11 Paint Colors That Will Be Hot Next

The most popular paint colors now.<p>We went straight to the source — the paint companies — to find out what's happening now. Find out the popular paint color trends before anyone else does.

Easter Sides: The Best Macaroni Salad Ever & Sundried Tomato Pasta Salad

Today I woke up to a downpour. It was my turn to take the dog out. My umbrella was in my husband’s car, where he put it roughly 8 years ago. I do not …

Coconut Rice With Chicken Thighs Recipe

Why I don't cook everything in coconut milk is beyond me. It adds a rich flavor, creamy texture, and a sweetness that is perfectly at home in savory dishes. This particular one-pot recipe, made with tender chicken thighs, fresh, crunchy snow peas, and lightly spiced rice cooked in coconut milk is …

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<b>RUBRICS</b><p>Teaching rubrics are a common tool in any classroom, but they can easily become a disguised checklist of tasks, instead of a living document …