Jess Ryan

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11 Ways to Get Creative with Pesto

<i>Just in time for the changing season, full of winter's hardy greens as well as the first herbs and soft lettuces of spring, we're bringing back this green-flecked roundup and updating it with a few of our newest favorite recipes.</i><p>Pesto should be your best friend for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It …

Superhealthy Breakfast Cookie

So I saw this recipe on Facebook for a superhealthy cookie with mashed bananas as the base and I made them (substituting the raisins--blech!--with dried sour cherries--yum!). But they were...not that great. However, I really liked the concept, which results in a treat that's as much a "bar" (as my …

Easy Pantry Dinners: 5 Recipes with A Can of Black Beans

A can of black beans pulled from the very back of the cupboard has saved dinner more times than we can count. With these beans as our base, we know …

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Need a cool dip for a hot summer afternoon? This light and creamy yogurt dip has fresh herbs and lemon - no sour cream - and it's just the thing for crunchy vegetables (and OK, potato chips too...). GET THE RECIPE: Herbed Yogurt Dip - http://www.thekitchn.com/recipe-herbed-yogurt-dip-recipes-from-the-kitchn-190686

5 Brewing Terms Every Beer Drinker Should Know

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>Wading into the waters of beer geekery can be a bit more confusing than you might expect. Whether it's the lady in the Three Floyds shirt at the bar outlining the benefits of Triskel over Strisselspalt, or the bearded …

Love lemony, herby tabbouleh salad? Here's how to make delicious, authentic tabbouleh using bulgur, cracked wheat, or quinoa! GET THE RECIPE: How To Make Tabbouleh Salad with Bulgur, Quinoa, or Cracked Wheat - http://www.thekitchn.com/how-to-make-tabbouleh-cooking-lessons-from-the-kitchn-190556

Black Bean Salad with Corn, Red Peppers, Avocado & Lime-Cilantro Vinaigrette

Servings: 6-8<p>Total Time: 30 Minutes<p>Ingredients<p>2 15-ounce cans black beans, rinsed and drained<br>• 3 ears fresh cooked corn, kernels cut off the cob<br>• 2 red …

Quinoa with Corn, Tomatoes, Avocado & Lime

Servings: 4<p>Ingredients<p>2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil<br>• 1/2 cup chopped yellow onion, from one small onion<br>• 1 cup pre-washed quinoa (if not washed, …

Thai Quinoa Salad with Fresh Herbs and Lime Vinaigrette

Ingredients<p>For the Salad<p>1 cup quinoa, rinsed (or pre-washed)<br>• 1/2 teaspoon salt<br>• 1 red bell pepper, cut into bite-sized strips<br>• 1 carrot, peeled and …

Bring Cold Spaghetti Salad To The Party

Elevate your summer picnics with this improved pasta dish<p>At some point this summer, if you are invited to an outdoor cookout, one of the guests will inevitably bring The Rotini Salad.<p>You know The Rotini Salad I’m talking about. It’s the one with the boiled white spiral noodles, chopped bell …

Broke Weekday Breakfasts

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, you can make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: weekday breakfasts that won't break the bank -- or make you late for work.</i><p>As …

Homemade Red Wine Barbecue Sauce

Making your own barbecue sauce is akin to making your own salad dressing. It's something you should have been doing for years now. It's incredibly simple, incredibly rewarding, and almost infinitely less expensive than buying it by the bottle. Skip the overly sweet packaged barbecue sauces and take …

Taste Test: The Best Sriracha

The Winners!<p>#1: Polar #2: Shark #3: Huy Fong<p><i>Sriracha taste test? What are you talking about? Is there even more than one brand of sriracha?</i><p>Yes, indeed there is.<p>As condiments go, sriracha is one of the great American success stories. Until David Tran, the 68-year-old Vietnamese immigrant who founded …