Megan C

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53 Avocado Recipes, So You Can Eat as Much of It as Possible

Life goals: Eat more avocado. Here are 53 awesome recipes to make it happen.<p><b>Avocados make just about anything better</b>, from salads to veggie-packed salsas to smoothies. Smear avocados onto toast, mash 'em into guacamole, or top your morning eggs with a couple slices—just make sure they're perfectly …

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The Food Lab: Finding My Mojo With Cuban-Style Roast Pork

The first time I cooked a Cuban-style pork shoulder, I winged it, knowing very little about the recipe other than its basic flavors, and knowing next to nothing about the basic principles of slow-cooked meats. I was at the Vermont home of my friend Deborah Krasner, many years before she wrote the …

BBQ

Pumpkin simmered in soy and mirin

Kabocha no nimono (simmered pumpkin) is a much-loved side dish in many Japanese homes. There’s no need to peel the vegetable. Departing from traditional versions, I added some white beans to the pot one night and that version stuck.<p>SERVES<p>4<p>INGREDIENTS<p>900g pumpkin<br>• 480ml water, dashi or lightly salted …

Soy Sauce and Sesame Oil Are the Perfect Match in These 23 Recipes

There's a lot you can make with just these two ingredients.<p>If we could only bring two pantry staples with us to a desert island, they'd have to be soy sauce and toasted sesame oil. No two condiments work harder to instantly perk up a stir-fry, grain bowl, or noodle dish—and they form the base of …

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#Recipe : Spicy Sesame & Peanut Noodles

#Recipe : Spicy Sesame & Peanut Noodles<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1 lb dried spaghetti noodles<br>1 bunch of fresh broccoli rabe, florets and stems chopped<br>¼ cup white …

Love za'atar? Try making the addictive Middle Eastern spice blend at home

With a name that sounds like an exotic superhero, <i>za'atar</i> can save food from blandness with just a sprinkle. The woodsy, herbal, citrusy spice blend from the Middle East is thrilling to eat — one taste and the palate veers in surprising and delicious directions.<p><i>Za'atar</i> is a harmony of herb, sesame …

18 Dinner Recipes That Require No Planning Ahead

It's the afternoon and I haven't planned dinner for tonight (or tomorrow, or the night after). That means I want to pick up groceries (a minimal amount!) on my way home and make a meal that does not require I had any sort of plan in mind. I don't want to have to wait for a sauce to reduce; I don't …

Peanut Snack Bars - The Washington Post

These are trail mix in a bar: little more than nuts, seeds and dried fruit bound together with a little flour.<p>Make Ahead: The bars can be refrigerated in an airtight container for up to 1 week.<p>Servings:<p>12 bars<p>When you scale a recipe, keep in mind that cooking times and temperatures, pan sizes and …

21 Quinoa Recipes Literally Anyone Can Make

The food world is full of trends. I'm sure you've heard mention of kale, green juice, avocado toast, acai bowls, and quinoa all at least once. Some people (a lot of people) embrace these trends wholeheartedly, wearing Kale shirts and juice cleansing to their hearts' delight, while others shame such …

11 Ways to Celebrate the Chickpea, Humble Lunchtime Savior

Creamy and endlessly adaptable, sturdy and hearty, inexpensive and flavorful, pantry standby for vegans and carnivores alike: <i>Where</i> would we be without the chickpea? For such a humble bean, it pulls its weight, and at no hour is this clearer than at noon, when it's time for lunch.<p>Add to the …

10 Best Picnic Recipes for Spring

Spring has sprung and, now that the birds and the bees are a-buzz, it's time to move the party outdoors and toast the season with a chic and delicious al fresco spread fit for a queen. After all, it was during the Elizabethan Age that picnics became quite the chi-chi social occasion. Queen …

Definitive Proof that Avocado Toast is Not Going Anywhere

Avocado toast was old news <i>waaaaaay</i> back in 2014.<p>And yet time marches on and avocado toast persists. There's a reason: It's wholesome and well-rounded and just so pleasant to look at. It's Ben Affleck if you ignore the high-profile relationships.<p>And while avocado toast has endured—your posts on our …

Breakfast

30 Healthy Breakfast Ideas To Change Your Morning

<i>By: Amanda Jedeikin</i><p>Never skip breakfast again thanks to these fast and easy recipe ideas such as no-bake energy bites, new twists on toast, and impressive egg preparations.<p>When we first solicited submissions for our Recipe by Request column, one of the most surprising findings to come to light was …

Roasted Eggplant With Tahini, Pine Nuts, and Lentils Recipe

This dish of eggplant roasted until caramelized and tender, served over stewed lentils with an extraordinarily light and creamy tahini sauce and crunchy pine nuts, was dinner and lunch for more meals than I care to count a couple of weeks back. Not that I'm complaining: It's extremely good.<p>It's …

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Pasta with Garlic and Oil

<i>Aglio e Olio</i><p>It pays to use high-quality extra-virgin olive oil in this dish.<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>1 pound spaghetti<br>• Salt<br>• 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 12 …

15 Awesome Things You Can Do With Oatmeal

What if we told you that you could lose weight, lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes for as little as 13 <i>cents</i> per day? You …

Chicken Thighs with Tomato, Orzo, Olives, and Feta Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Last night, when I came up with this easy one pot of goodness, I was pretty excited and super satisfied. It’s a perfect, easy meal to throw together during the work week and there are leftovers for the next day’s lunch to boot. —onetinyspark<p><b>Food52 Review:</b> I really liked the technique …

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40 Winter Recipes That Will Distract You From 4:30 Sunsets

Creamy pastas, Flintstone-sized meats, feasts in Dutch ovens—you get the idea.<p><b>Though the weather may not be quite as frightful</b> as we were expecting in some parts of the U.S. (knock wood!), as the season changes from fall to winter, how you cook must change as well. Wintertime calls for hearty …

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Dinner in 20: Make Foolproof Pasta Carbonara Without Scrambling (Eggs)

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p><i>Old MacDonald had a farm, E-I-E-I-O And on his farm he had some chickens, E-I-E-I-O So he took those chickens and grabbed their eggs, E-I-E-I-O And on his farm he had some cows, E-I-E-I-O So he milked those cows and made some Parmigiano-Reggiano, E-I-E-I-O And on</i> …

Italian Food

37 Squash Recipes for Soup, Salad, Pasta, and More

So long, summer—and hell-ooo, squash season!<p>During the first crisp days of fall, all our thoughts turn to socks and slippers, sweaters, soup, and all kinds of cold-weather squash. Whether butternut or acorn, kabocha or hubbard, we love 'em all—and we've got 36 squash recipes to prove it.

Crockpot Butter Chicken

<b>Slow cooked in a crockpot, this butter chicken is to tender, flavorful, and easy so make.</b><br>By Vanessa Vickery<p>I used to eat out and get takeaway a few …

Italy's seven best hikes: majestic mountains, dramatic coastlines and smouldering volcanoes

While Italy's natural wonders are well documented, it isn't until you strike out into the wild mountains and trek along its vertiginous coastlines that you realise how <i>bella</i> this country really is.<p>From the cliff-hanging trails of Amalfi to the colossal granite spires of the Dolomites, volcano climbs …

Get Ahead: one batch of braised chickpeas, four recipes

There is something to be said for the ease of opening a tin when you are in hurry. The satisfaction, however, of cooking a big batch of something is unrivalled. A tinned chickpea is not the most exciting thing: a little bland, relentlessly hard and always slightly pappy when blitzed. Slow-cooked …

Recipes

Cashew Chicken With Spinach

Cashew Chicken With Spinach from Framed Cooks• 4 tablespoons vegetable oil<br>• 1/2 pound boneless chicken breast, sliced into thin strips<br>• 1 tablespoon …

24 Healthy Oatmeal Recipes That Aren’t Overnight Oats

The humble oat is an oft-forgotten grain that is usually overlooked for the uber-trendy quinoa or the everyday staple rice. But oatmeal is a superfood that deserves a little more attention — it’s full of fiber, protein and essential nutrients. To celebrate National Oatmeal Day, we’re here to take …

Breakfast

20 Fat-Burning Pasta Recipes for Weight Loss

Pasta’s got a bad rep, but this wasn’t always the case. Ever heard the saying, “You are the company you keep?” The minute pasta starting hanging …

Have Granola Whenever You Please With This Super Quick Stove Top Recipe

Homemade granola may be vastly superior to the boxed stuff, but the hour of work required by most recipes means you’ve got to plan ahead. If you’re …