jmazimba

40 Flips | 4 Magazines | 1 Follower | @jmazimba | Keep up with jmazimba on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “jmazimba”

How to Pick the Right Bread for a Sandwich

Sometimes, only a sandwich will do. Pasta seems too complicated, meat too fussy and begging needily for side dishes, and eggs... well, that was last night. The sandwich, however, is deceptive in its simplicity.<p><i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make</i> …

grilled cheese

Apostle's Fingers (Crêpes with Lemon and Ricotta Filling)

<i>Every Tuesday, Italian expat Emiko Davies is taking us on a grand tour of Italy, showing us how to make classic, fiercely regional dishes at home.</i><p><i>Today: Meet Puglia's answer to Sicily's cannoli: lemon- and ricotta-filled crêpes.</i><p>One of Puglia's best-loved desserts, <i>dita degli apostoli</i> -- or …

Recipes

Our 20 Most Popular Grilling Recipes of All Time

From chicken tacos to barbecued ribs, here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.<p><b>It's grill time.</b> Though we love our charred kale salads and grilled squid, you love some of our grilling recipes way more than the others. Here are our 20 most popular grilling recipes of all time.

Cooking

The Unexpected Benefit Of Being Bad At Yoga

Illustrated by Anna Sudit.<p>The first time I stepped foot in a hot yoga studio, it was packed. I took the only spot available, a sliver of space by the …

Yoga

10 Things Every Fashionable Woman Should Have by 30

Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that well-represent her.<p>Your 20s can be for style, career and love experimentation, but as a woman enters her 30s there are certain pieces she should own that …

Balsamic-Brown Sugar Short Ribs With Garlic Mashed Potatoes Recipe

<b>Note</b>: This dish can be made up to two days ahead. Store the potatoes, meat and sauce separately and reheat before serving. It can all also be frozen, if you prefer. Be sure to thaw everything in the refrigerator before trying to reheat anything, though.<p><b>Read more: Sunday Supper: Balsamic-Brown Sugar</b> …

Stout Beer Beef Stew

<i>Large pieces of stew meat and root vegetables float lazily in a broth flavored with stout beer. The perfect bowl of comfort to see you through a</i> …

Ramen: The Ultimate Broke Food, and How to Make It at Home

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Gabriella Paiella shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: The next best thing to a SAD lamp this time of year? A</i> …

English Muffin Bread

A few years ago I told my friend Sandra that I thought she should be selling toast, that it would be the Next Big Thing. I like to think that I was …

Creamed Swiss Chard with Lemony Breadcrumbs

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 40 min<p>Total Time: 40 min<p>Unlike a heavy béchamel, this streamlined cream sauce won’t mask the earthy-sweet flavor of the greens.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup torn fresh breadcrumbs<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest<p>Kosher salt<p>2 large bunches Swiss …

Recipes

Cuban-Style Skirt Steak + 5 Tips for a Better Sear

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: The secret to the perfect pan-seared steak? It's all about the sizzle.</i><p>I won't lie to you -- I like steak. To be specific, I …

Recipes

Make Your Own Kimchi

A ubiquitous side dish in Korean homes and restaurants, kimchi is made of salted vegetables that are tossed in seasonings and allowed to ferment. …

Pork Meatball Banh Mi

makes 4 sandwiches<p>January 2010Print<p>Ingredients<p>Hot Chili Mayo<p>2/3 cup mayonnaise<p>2 green onions, finely chopped<p>1 tablespoon hot chili sauce (such as sriracha)*<p>Meatballs<p>1 pound ground pork<p>1/4 cup finely chopped fresh basil<p>4 garlic cloves, minced<p>3 green onions, finely chopped<p>1 tablespoon fish sauce …

Recipes

The Best F&$king Grilled Chicken Sandwich Ever Recipe

Packed with crushed potato chips, bacon, lettuce, tomato, and two different sauces, this juicy, drippy, delicious grilled chicken sandwich is not only surprisingly quick and easy, it'll also rival any burger out there.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>By alternating layers of mayonnaise, crushed potato chips, …

David Lebovitz's Steak with Mustard Butter

<i>All week long David Lebovitz -- professional cook, baker, and blogger -- will be sharing recipes from his new book, My Paris Kitchen. Follow along to win one of six copies we're giving away -- and find out why Paris really is always a good idea.</i><p><i>Today: A trip to Paris is as easy as making this</i> …

Ribeye

Grilled Baby Bok Choy with Miso Butter

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>When I developed the recipes for the "Asian Vegetables" chapter of my new book, Brassicas (Ten Speed Press), I tried to showcase bok choy using methods other than just stir-frying or steaming. In particular, I wanted to avoid anything that would leave the vegetable watery or stringy. …

Choy

Beer-Battered Onion Rings

In a large bowl, whisk together flour, cornstarch, paprika, mustard, baking powder, and salt. Add honey and beer, and whisk until smooth; let sit for …

Onion Rings

Maple Bacon Doughnuts

My mom trudged through four years of college with four kids to earn her nursing degree (and graduated <i>magna cum laude</i>, she will promptly — and …

Dry-Fried Pork with Zucchini Recipe

<b>Read more: Chichi's Chinese: Dry-Fried Pork</b><p>Ingredients5 tablespoons peanut or vegetable oil1 medium-sized zucchini, about 8 ounces, split in half lengthwise and cut into 1/4-inch slices1 pound thinly sliced country-style pork spare ribs or sirloin cutlets8 to 12 dried Chinese red chilis3 scallions …

Soy-Glazed Chicken Thighs with Asparagus and Scallions

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>A little bit of sweetness makes these especially appealing to pint-size palates.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 teaspoons aniseed<p>4 garlic cloves, finely chopped<p>¼ cup fresh lime juice, plus wedges for serving<p>¼ cup reduced-sodium soy sauce<p>2 tablespoons honey<p>8 …

Recipes

How to Make Perfectly Flaky Biscuits

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: It's brunch season, which means only one thing -- it's time to perfect your</i> …

Biscuits

Portable Pies are the Best Pies

Ever been tempted to eat an entire pie by yourself? Now you can! Enter the blueberry hand pie.<p>There is no greater joy than holding an entire pie in your hands and then eating the entire thing. Of course, this sort of irresponsible behavior is also rather conducive to bellyaches. So how is one …

Baking

Strawberry-Basil Shortcakes

8 Servings<p>We love the combination of gently cooked and raw strawberries in this not-too-sweet version of the classic dessert.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>shortcakes<p>¼ cup sugar<p>1 tablespoon baking powder<p>½ teaspoon kosher salt<p>2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for surface<p>6 tablespoons (¾ stick) chilled …

Recipes

Russ Parsons' Crisp-Skinned Salmon

<i>Every other Thursday, we bring you Nicholas Day -- on cooking for children, and with children, and despite children. Also, occasionally, on top of.</i><p><i>Today: A weeknight salmon recipe with a secret trick (and the crispiest skin).</i><p>The life cycle of a salmon is the sort of incredible, Upworthy-ready story …

Ultra-Smashed Cheeseburgers Recipe

Classic smashed burgers are all about maximizing that deep, brown crust. But I found myself wondering: What if I were to take this to the extreme? Was there a way I could pack even more flavor into a burger? And thus, the ultra-smashed burger was born. Same burger size, but twice the amount of …

5 Tricks to Making a Really Excellent Burger

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>From cuts to fat content to seasoning, Cara is teaching you 5 simple</i> …

Burgers

How to Make Homemade Coconut Milk

<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:</i> <i>Tieghan Gerard of Half Baked Harvest shows us how to make coconut milk for cooking, baking -- and drinking right out of the bottle. Let's get</i> …

Dessert

Sweet Chili Sauce

This Sweet Chili Sauce is a breeze to make at home. It is delicious on chicken, or as a dip on any of your favorite grilled meats.<p><b>Sweet Chili Sauce</b><p><i>Ingredients</i><p>12 Red or Mixed Color Chilies, chopped<p>2 to 3 Thai Bird's Eye Chilies, chopped<p>4 Cloves garlic, peeled and chopped<p>4 Tbsp Rice Vinegar<p>4 Tbsp …

Recipes

27 Clever Ways To Use Everyday Stuff In The Kitchen

All the boring old junk you've got lying around the house secretly yearns to be where the food is.