Jim Bakic

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Easy Slow Cooker Recipes: Chicken Tortilla Soup

I love my slow cooker more than I love most things. That sounds extreme – but what other appliance can cook your food overnight without the threat of …

The Food Lab: The Long and Short Paths to Chicken Paprikash

My kitchen has smelled like dried peppers for the last two months. When I run my hands through my hair, my fingers come out with flecks of fine red powder on them. I've palmed off so many batches of chicken stewed with Hungarian paprika on my neighbors that they no longer accept them. I've taken to …

20 Scrumptious Stuffing Recipes That Go Beyond the Box

With the return of chillier days, red cups at Starbucks (!!) and holiday shopping guides, we’ve got many a family feast to prep for. Tradition aside, there are lots of fantastic ways to cook up some seriously delicious dishes. What to tackle first? Let’s start with stuffing recipes that are …

This Yoga Routine Will Unknot Your Muscles

A simple yoga routine loosens tight spots, strengthens weak spots, and makes you a better, less injury-prone runner.<p>​<p>​<p>The video above is a preview of Rebecca Pacheco's full routine on her new DVD, <i>Runner's World Yoga for Runners</i>. Pacheco recommends doing these moves following a run and/or on a rest …

14 Crock Pot Recipes for Weight Loss

Summer may have been all about the bloat-busting smoothies and healthy frozen desserts, but with sweater weather upon us, it’s time to dust off the …

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Slow Cooker Sunday: Mexican stuffed peppers take just 10 minutes to prep

You wouldn't think there would be much to have issue with when it comes to a stuffed pepper, but leave it to me to find something. I've always loved …

Spiced Lamb Burger

8 Servings<p>As the lamb cooks inside the pita, the fat will render into the bread, creating a crunchy, compact, vibrantly flavored meat pie that’s unlike any burger you’ve ever had.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2½ pounds ground lamb, preferably shoulder<p>1 medium onion, very finely chopped<p>¾ cup chopped …

Jerk Chicken

4 Servings<p>Some like it hot. And those that do will absolutely love this jerk chicken recipe, which calls for heaps of Scotch bonnet (or habanero) peppers.<p>May 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 4-pound chicken, cut into 8 pieces<p>1 medium red onion, chopped<p>12 garlic cloves<p>10 Scotch bonnet or 15 small habanero …

Grilled Flatbread

Makes 8 Servings<p>July 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Dough<p>2 1/2 teaspoons active dry yeast<p>4 3/4 cups all-purpose flour plus more tfor dusting<p>2 1/4 cups whole wheat flour<p>2 tablespoons kosher salt<p>1/2 cup sour cream<p>Vegetable oil (for brushing)<p>Topping Suggestions<p>Ancho Chile Oil, Green Charmoula, and grated Cotija …

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Wood Summer Grill Cart: Step-by-Step Plans

Our rolling prep station adds style and fun to any summer cookout.<p><b>You've perfected your grilling technique</b>. You've mastered the marinade. Now take your outdoor culinary skills to the next level by building our red cedar cookout cart. It's the perfect mobile staging area for storing and preparing …

Grilled Steak Tacos with Poblano-Mango Salsa

Place peppers and onion slices on grid over medium, ash-covered coals (over medium heat on preheated gas grill). Grill, covered, 15 to 20 minutes or …

Crock-Pot lover? 5 healthy slow cooker pork recipes you have to try

When we think of making pork in a slow cooker, most of us immediately think of pulled pork, but get stumped after that. But pork tenderloins and pork chops can fare well in the slow cooker in addition to pork shoulder, given the right recipe (like these). Best of all, they are all …

A New Great Way to Cook a Whole Chicken

<i>By guest blogger Paul Kita, food & nutrition editor at</i> Men's Health<p>You'll need a skillet, some mayonnaise, and a brick...<p>Fast food tries to fool us about chicken. Ask a poultry farmer to point out the nugget on a Cornish Cross and watch what happens. Request that a butcher pack you up a bag of …

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5 Biggest Salad Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Health

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b><p>Salads are most people's first encounter with raw foods. Quick and easy to make, they are an easy and delicious way to get live, …

Texas Beef Chili (Chili Con Carne)

4.5 stars based on 60 votes<p>With tender chunks of beef enveloped in a deep, spicy and smoky sauce, Texas beef chili (or <i>Chili con Carne)</i> is essentially …

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Grilled Flatbread

I’ve been baking bread since I was knee-high to a grasshopper–nine years old, see The Keeper of the Bread story. I make more regular loaf bread than …

Take Out Fake Out: Homemade Naan Bread

Have I ever told you about my love for bread? Probably not. Most people think I am all about the sweets since at the beginning of my blogging career, …

How to Make Grilled Flatbread

<i>We should all have a solid command of the ABCs of baking. Thankfully,</i> <i>Food52's Test Kitchen Manager</i> <i>Erin McDowell -- alongside photographer Sarah Stone, who both blog at The Shutter Oven -- is here, with tips and tricks to help you master the most essential desserts and the simplest breads.</i><p><i>Today:</i> …

Crab Casserole for Two

Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease or butter a 1-quart casserole dish.<p>Whisk together egg, parsley, mustard, salt, and pepper.<p>Melt 3 tablespoons …

Top 60s Songs for Acoustic Guitar

The following songs have been selected to provide beginner acoustic guitarists with popular music made in the 1960s. A guideline for the difficulty …

Spicy pork ramen noodles (ja ja men)

- In a medium pan over medium high heat, add vegetable oil, ground pork, gochujang, sugar, soy and sake.<p>Cook for 5 minutes or until pork is cooked …

Oven magic: Make one of these 3 easy 1-pan dinners tonight!

A Crock-Pot might be the first thing that springs to mind when you think of meals that require only one cooking vessel. But there's another weapon in the easy cooking arsenal that you might be overlooking: the sheet pan (a.k.a. rimmed baking pan).<p>In fact, you can make all sorts of dinners — and …

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