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15 Pantry Ingredients That Make Vegetables More Desirable

How do you make vegetables inspiring? Go and raid your pantry! You've got all the secrets to amazing veggies in your kitchen already.

Food

The Springiest Spaghetti Made Better with Burrata

Spaghetti with Crispy Pancetta, Peas, and Burrata<p>Serves 2 to 3<p>10 ounces dry spaghetti <br>6 ounces pancetta, small dice <br>2 tablespoons olive oil <br>2 cloves …

Spices

Three Methods for Perfect Rice on the Stove

Method 1: Simmer and steam long-grain white rice.<p><b>Rinse the rice.</b> Pour the rice into a fine-mesh strainer and rinse under running water until the …

Food Preservation

The Basics Behind Making Fluffy, Tasty Quinoa

(Image credit: Emma Christensen)<p>Quinoa has come a long way in the last few years — all the way from the back shelves of health food stores to …

Healthy Eating

Feta-Beet Salad Is the Easy Salad You Need This Summer

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 400°F.<p>Scrub the beets thoroughly, then wrap them loosely in aluminum foil. No need to dry the …

Feta Cheese

Rice Calories Can Be Cut in Half With This Trick

A cup of white rice has about 200 calories—not insignificant, considering it’s most often used as a small part of a larger dish. But there’s an easy, …

39 Healthy Soup Recipes That Make Any Day Cozier

Cooking

Here’s a pot of chili you won’t get tired of eating

With this warming recipe comes the realization that, yes, a meatless chili that takes less than an hour to make can offer a satisfying chew and deep flavor. Make a batch on the stove top or in the slow cooker on a Sunday, and I bet you'll find various ways to eat it during the week — with roasted …

Food

100 Super Healthy and Filling Foods

You know the basics of a healthy diet: lots of fruit and vegetables, some nuts and seeds, full-fat dairy, and a few servings of fish and lean meat. …

Why The Future of Data Science Is Data Psychology

There is still a gap between the data and choosing the best course of action.<p>Gartner recently predicted that more than 40% of data science tasks will …

This genius cooking system will help you plan ahead to eat well all week long

In the new year, many of us resolve to cook more often—a habit that’s healthier, cheaper, and often more enjoyable than eating out or ordering Seamless. Yet it can be hard to find the time to devote to meal preparation, much less creative menu-planning.<p>It’s little wonder, then, that meal kits like …

Kitchens

21 High-Protein Grain Bowls You Can Pack for Lunch

I'm not always great about packing my lunch. I love salads, but sometimes I want something a little bit heartier in the middle of the day. Plus, some …

The only healthy meal plan you need this year

Breakfast:<p>Sweet-potato fritters with poached eggs and avocado<p><b>Alice Liveing says:</b> “Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, so it’s important …

Easy One-Pot Chicken Tinga (Spicy Mexican Shredded Chicken) Recipe

Though <i>tinga</i> is traditionally flavored with chorizo, this quick and easy version still packs in the flavor, without forcing you to seek out special ingredients. The chicken is gently poached in broth, then shredded and tossed with a puréed sauce for extra-juicy texture and flavor.<p>Why It Works<p>Using …

The Cast-Iron Skillet is The Home Cook’s Best Friend

A cast-iron skillet is one of the most sophisticated kitchen gadgets a home cook can own — not because it's expensive or flashy, but because it takes …

Roasted butternut squash and pine nut quinoa recipe

A naturally gluten-free meal of tender squash with quinoa, mixed with crunchy broccoli and nuts<p>SERVES<p>2<p>INGREDIENTS<p>• 1 butternut squash<p>• olive oil, for drizzling<p>• mixed dried herbs (I like oregano, herbs de provence, thyme and rosemary)<p>• 1 tsp paprika<p>• 1 cup of quinoa<p>• 1 lime or lemon<p>• a large …

Food

23 Vegan Meals With Tons Of Protein

Yeah, that's right: 18 grams of protein and not a single animal product in sight.

Healthy Eating

Thai Quinoa Salad with Fresh Herbs and Lime Vinaigrette

Ingredients<p>For the Salad<p>1 cup quinoa, rinsed (or pre-washed)<br>• 1/2 teaspoon salt<br>• 1 red bell pepper, cut into bite-sized strips<br>• 1 carrot, peeled and …

Black Bean & Corn Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette

Servings: 6 (as a side dish)<p>Total Time: 30 Minutes, plus at least one hour to chill<p>Ingredients<p>For the Salad<p>2 ears fresh corn<br>• 1 cup chopped red onion<br>• 1 …

5 Clever, Easy Twists on Caprese Salad

We're reinventing the classic caprese salad with 4 new innovations, from cantaloupe and scamorza to burrata and peach<p><b>Done right, the caprese salad's timeless combination</b> of tomatoes, fresh mozzarella, and basil is more than the sum of its parts. That's why every component counts: You must seek out …

Grilling

Rice Bowls Make Cooking Dinner Stupid Easy (And Delicious)

There are days when dinner has to be easy -- like Monday through Friday, every week out of the year. There's nothing that we want to do less after a long day of work than start chopping vegetables far long before we get to even <i>think</i> about eating. And then, dishes.<p>As much as we love to cook, most …

Spice-Crusted Carrots with Harissa Yogurt

4 Servings<p>The sugar in the spice rub can burn if cooked too long, so watch these closely.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds small carrots with tops, scrubbed, tops trimmed to ½”<p>Kosher salt<p>1 tablespoon sugar<p>1 teaspoon English mustard powder<p>1 teaspoon hot smoked Spanish paprika<p>1 teaspoon ground …

Carrots

8 Essential Fall Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Make

Turn fall's bounty into ridiculously good dinners and treats with these apple—and pumpkin-centric recipes.<p>A New Way to Think of Butternut Squash<p>A …

The 10 best treks in the world

These 10 classic treks are for serious walkers. All of them require a sturdy pair of lungs, fit legs and a good amount of preparation. However, if you choose to go on any of these trails then you will be rewarded with experiences that last a lifetime. In no particular order:<p>1. GR20, France<p><i>Image by</i> …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

30 Great IPAs to Drink Before You Die - Stone Enjoy By IPA

It's safe to say that no beer style has defined the American craft beer revolution as assertively as the India Pale Ale. The history of the style and …

Seek Out Galangal for Authentic Thai Dishes

Say it with me: guh-LANG-gull.<p>Think of galangal (or galanga root) as a sort of Thai ginger, with a Thai kickboxing kind of kick. THWOCK!<p>Seriously, galangal is potent stuff. It is a rhizome, like ginger, and even has a similar beige, knobbly exterior. But, it is more robust than ginger, and a bit …

10 "Hidden Gems" You'll Love This Summer!

From Yosemite to the Everglades, the U.S. boasts world-famous landmarks. But we're also a land of virtually undiscovered stretches of parkland and …

Budget Travel