kris va

29 Flips | 5 Magazines | 4 Likes | @krisva3 | Keep up with kris va 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 “kris va”

15 Lightened-Up Pasta Recipes for Summer That Aren’t Pasta Salad

Summer is in full swing. And when the temperature rises and your clothes get lighter, your meals should lighten up too. The last thing you want to do when lounging by the pool is devour a meal that’s going to leave you feeling bloated and tired. We scoured the depths of the Internet and found 15 …

20 Vegetarian Thai Recipes

We've collected 20 Thai and Thai-inspired recipes, all made without meat and without fish sauce. It's curry time!

Recipes

How to Make the Best French Onion Soup

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>In my very first test for this French onion soup recipe, I had a realization: There's no good reason why so much bad French onion soup exists in the world. The thought arrived after I had caramelized a variety of onions in butter, then added some homemade chicken …

11 Soup Recipes to Keep You Warm and Kick the Winter Blues

Winter can be a depressing time, especially if we aren’t spending it at the ski resort. Bitter cold and a lack of daylight can really get you down in …

Ski Resorts

9 Healthy Juicing Recipes That Taste Amazing

Whatever your New Year’s resolutions, at least one of them probably included the word “healthier.” Fortunately, juicing is a simple way to pack more …

The Food You Eat Powers Your Body, So Choose Wisely

I want people to think of their bodies a little differently.<p>Your body, strangely enough, is in no way connected to itself really. It's a bunch of …

Speedy Thai Cuisine : Quick Pad Thai Recipe

Shortcuts for even the most elaborate dishes can be discovered. A quick pad thai recipe is a delicious example, taking away any of the home cook's …

Food

38 Tofu Recipes: Stir-Fries, Stews, Dips, and More

A collection of great tofu recipes, from stews and stir-fries to dips, on the grill, and in beignets<p><b>We love tofu. There, we said it.</b> (Again.) Bean curd—whether bouncy firm, dribblingly soft, or somewhere in between—is a versatile, healthy, and, dare we say, flavorful ingredient. Make the most of it …

Cooking

Sweet Potato Lentil Curry Soup Recipe on Food52

• 2 tablespoons olive oil<br>• 1 large red onion, minced<br>• 6 garlic cloves, minced<br>• 1/4 cup peeled and minced ginger root<br>• 1 1/2 tablespoons curry powder<br>• 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes<br>• 1 cup carrots, diced<br>• 1 cup diced red pepper<br>• 5 cups diced sweet potatoes<br>• 14 ounces coconut milk<br>• 2 cups dried lentils, washed<br>• 8 cups …

16 Winter Pasta Recipes to Keep You Warm and Well-Fed

Braised meat, slow-simmered sauces, and plenty of cheese—it's all here in these cozy pasta dishes.<p><b>We'll eat pasta any time of year</b>, but winter pasta dishes are especially satisfying. Braised meats, slow-simmered sauces, and plenty of cheese: It's all here, in these 16 pasta dishes perfect for …

60 Quick, Last-Minute New Year's Eve Appetizers

These are some quick and easy last-minute appetizers for your New Year's Eve party.<p>After all the shopping, cooking, and entertaining for Christmas, New Year's Eve sneaks up on you like a lion stalking a zebra. Whether you're hosting a party or attending one, you need to be armed with a bottle of …

Shortbread Cookie Recipes

Shortbread is the ultimate expression of four building blocks of baking: butter, sugar, flour, and salt. From there, it is infinitely adaptable. Our collection includes oatmeal shortbread, chocolate shortbread, walnut shortbread, and more.

7 DIY Chinese Take-out Recipes

Anyone can make these 7 upgraded versions of classic dishes at home with these recipes.<p>It's well-known that take-out Chinese food is a Jewish …

10 Ways C-Sections and Vaginal Births Are Exactly the Same

For many women, birth either involves an actual human getting pushed out of your vagina, or an actual human getting pulled from your womb through an honest-to-goodness operation. <i>That you are most likely awake for.</i><p>Yes, babies are "supposed" to be born through the appropriate exit door. I am well …

How to Make Minestrone Soup Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: How to make minestrone soup anytime, with ingredients you have handy -- a tutorial from Alicia Sokol of</i> …

How to Make Macaroni and Cheese Without a Recipe

<i>Here at Food52, we love recipes -- but do we always use them? Of course not. Because once you realize you don't always need a recipe, you'll make your favorite dishes a lot more often.</i><p><i>Today: Macaroni and cheese expert Catherine Lamb is showing you how to make this American classic -- and a top</i> …

How to Make Apple Pâte de Fruits at Home

<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: Ashley Rodriguez from Not Without Salt makes an apple p</i>â<i>te de fruit (a fancy French term for jelly candy) that feels at home on dessert platters</i> …

Steamed Scallion Rolls

<i>Every other week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Linda Xiao of The Tart Tart shares a recipe for steamed scallion rolls that lingers in her mind.</i><p><i></i><p>My grandfather is a mystery to me. He's 95 years old, half-deaf, …

Barley-Burrata Salad: A Little Virtuous, a Little Naughty

What does it take to coax out virtuous barley's wild side? Creamy, decadent burrata<p>Barley is such a virtuous grain, sometimes we wonder what it would take to coax out its wild side. Turns out, all it takes is burrata. Creamy, smooth, luscious burrata—the devil to barley's angel. This white-on-white …

92 Vegetarian Super Bowl Recipes That'll Make You Forget Wings

These are 92 awesome vegetarian recipes for dips, fries, sandwiches, and other snacks that are perfect for the Super Bowl.<p>Yes, the Super Bowl is one of the biggest food holidays of the year. And while most cliché football foods are meatier than the players on the field, there are plenty of …

Cooking

Easy 30-Minute Red Lentil Soup With Curry Yogurt Recipe

<b>Read more: The Food Lab: Easy Red Lentil Soup With Curry Yogurt</b><p>Ingredients<b>For the Soup</b>1 small carrot, peeled and roughly chopped1 stalk celery, roughly chopped6 scallions, white parts only, roughly chopped2 cloves garlic, split in half1-inch knob ginger, peeled and roughly chopped1 jalapeño or …

Curried Coconut Quinoa and Greens with Roasted Cauliflower

• Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Prep Time: 10 mins<br>• Cook Time: 30 mins<br>• Total Time: 40 minutes<br>• Yield: 4<br>• Category: Main<br>• Cuisine: Indian<p>★★★★★<p>4.9 from 66 reviews<p>Quinoa …

From Italy to Santa Fe, the Best Hotels of 2014

Luxury Digs<p>From Amsterdam to Australia and from Santa Fe to Switzerland, check out some of the most luxurious—and relaxing—hotels on the …

Ma Po Tofu (Stir-Fried Bean Curd with Turkey)

<i>Jenny is in perpetual search for easy, weeknight recipes to attempt to feed her family. When they balk, she just eats more.</i><p><i>Today: Everyone needs a few recipes they can cook while on the phone. Here's Jenny's new one.</i><p>Have I told all of you about the office food club? If so, pretend you didn't …

61 Easy Pasta Recipes for Weeknight Dinners

Lose the jarred sauce—we're confident you won't need it with these easy pastas in your weeknight dinner arsenal.<p>When it comes to quick and easy weeknight pasta, you can lose those jars. And boxes. And packets of powder (ew). There’s no need for the pre-made stuff, because you can pack serious …

15 Cats Who Are Actually In Charge Of The Internet

We always had a hunch they were running things.

Vegetable Tian

While browsing through Facebook on a lazy Sunday morning, I recently came across a mouth-watering recipe for <i>Vegetable Tian.</i><p>Sign up for my email …