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General Tso’s Tofu

This past Friday, the chef many believe was responsible for creating the titanic Chinese-American favorite, General Tso’s Chicken, passed away. …

Food & Dining

25 Healthy (Easy!) Slow Cooker Recipes to Help You Stay on Track in 2016

Preparing meals just for yourself can seem like a ton of work, but there’s always one kitchen gadget you can lean on when you want your meal to be as easy as ordering takeout or hitting up the nearest drive-thru, but <i>way</i> healthier: the slow cooker. When you’re looking for a fuss-free way to stick to …

Cooking

7 Creamy Soups That Don't Actually Contain Cream

Looking for a rich, velvety soup without the heaviness of cream? These seven lusciously creamy soups all have an amazingly silky texture and call for …

How to make perfect pizza at home

Xanthe Clay reveals the secrets to getting a crispy base for your pizza<p>Crisp, chewy crust, puffy edge, and fresh toppings all hot from the oven: nothing is better, or more universally popular than a good pizza. And simple too – it’s just bread with some bits and bobs on top, after all. So why is it …

Homemade

Fresh Ginger Moscow Mule

Makes 1 Servings<p>Moscow Mules are usually made with bottled ginger beer, but nothing compares to the aromatic heat from the real thing.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 oz. vodka<p>1½ oz. simple syrup<p>1 oz. fresh lime juice<p>1 teaspoon finely grated peeled ginger<p>2 oz. club soda<p>1 lime wedge<p>Candied ginger (for …

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 …

Mars One astronaut applications near six-digit mark

About a month ago, a rather ambitious plan was unveiled – to colonize Mars with astronauts who will never return to Earth. With such a harsh reality …