Michele Vasquez

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15 Whole30 Meal-Prep Recipes to Make Those First Few Weeks a Little Less Scary

It’s official: You’ve committed to the Whole30. You’ve trashed your candy stash, deep-sixed anything deep-fried, and dumped (read: drank) the last of …

Healthy Eating

Tofu Tikka Masala Is the Meatless Recipe We All Deserve

Make the sauce:<p>Arrange a rack about 6 inches below the broiling unit, and set the oven to broil. Place the onion and ginger on a rimmed baking sheet, …

Curries

31 Delicious and Creative Ways to Eat Chickpeas

I was first introduced to chickpeas through store-bought hummus, which I didn't love. I could see its potential, but what I ate was stale and tangy, …

Food

10 Unexpected Meatball Recipes You Need to Make for Dinner

Meatballs: We love ’em, but we’ve been eating them the same way our entire life (drenched in red sauce with a pound of spaghetti). There’s nothing</i> …

Cooking

Make Malfatti: Fluffy Ricotta Dumplings That Are So Much Easier Than Gnocchi

Little pillows of ricotta, Parmesan, flour, and egg. That’s it!<p>One of my favorite locations is in bed, asleep, which is why these ricotta dumplings shaped like tiny, freshly plumped pillows were calling to me. <i>Malfatti</i> translates to “badly made,” which calls to me even more. In this recipe from …

Ricotta

The 5-Ingredient Vegetarian Recipes Even Carnivores Can’t Resist

We're giving new life to five-ingredient meals by putting the freshest ingredients to work in creative new ways. This collection of vegetarian …

Cooking

The Tofu I Make Is Insanely Good, Thanks to This Secret Ingredient

After years of cooking tofu, I've finally discovered my favorite way to make it.<p>I love tofu, but I know not everyone does. Which is why when I head …

Tofu

How to make a Louisiana spiced steak with sweetcorn jumble

<b>Louisiana spiced steak with sweetcorn jumble</b><p>Serves 2<p><i>1 punnet baby plum tomatoes<br>1 red onion, sliced</i> <i><br>1½ tsp Cajun spice mix (available from</i> …

This Bacon Brussels Sprouts Gratin Is the Only Easter Side Dish You Need

No matter how much advance planning I've done or how many dishes I designate to guests, hosting for any holiday is still downright stressful. I worry …

One-Pot Mexican Shrimp & Orzo Will Make You a Dinner Hero

Right now we're in a sort of seasonal food purgatory — we're so completely over winter and all its thick beef stews and heavy casseroles, but fresh …

The Roast Chicken We’re Still Not Over—9 Years Later

Jennifer Hess joined Food52 “back when it was in the beta stage.” Since then, she’s won a recipe contest <b>eight times</b> (short rib chili! linguine with sardines!) and tallied up <i>28</i> community picks. (Go, Jennifer!) Also since then, our website—and Jennifer’s life—both have changed, a lot. She now has two …

Cooking

Insanely Easy Weeknight Dinners To Try This Week

Every week, we're delivering five easy-to-make, insanely delicious dinners, so you can put that takeout habit on hold.<p>Monday: Creamy Three-Cheese …

Cooking

10 Ideas to Steal from Organic Gardens Around the World

Organic gardening by definition makes everything happier. Instead of growing plants with the help of harsh chemical fertilizers and pesticides, …

This Is the Most Popular Sweet Potato Recipe on Pinterest

It was sometime last year that I became deeply enamored of sweet potatoes. I don't do anything particularly special with them or anything — I simply …

Sweet Potatoes

25 Vegan Recipes That Won't Mess With Your Weight-Loss Goals

If you're vegan you know that if you don't meal-plan ahead of time, it's very easy to fall into the pasta-and-tomato-sauce trap. Once that happens, …

Best Crock Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes

Cooking with a crockpot helps create layers of flavor in everything from hearty stews to healthy chicken dishes. Even desserts can benefit from the …

Seven Magic Sauces you Should Know About

What is a magic sauce? It's a simple sauce you can use a hundred different ways. And you should absolutely have one or two in your repertoire! Here …

Best Veggie Sandwich, Ever

How to Make Real-Deal Cuban Sandwiches

When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. When Past You gives Present You leftover Cuban roast pork, first you drink a toast to Past You for the generosity and forethought (a mojito is both thematically and gustatorily appropriate), then you pay it forward by making a Cubano sandwich for …

Tom Colicchio's Recipe for This Deliciously Crunchy and Gooey Fall Sandwich is Making Us VERY Hungry

We're betting you've never had an ingredient combo quite like this.<p>If you were to tell us that a certain ubiquitous fall ingredient would become our …

Tasty Lunches You Can Make With 5 Ingredients Or Less

<b>The power of five.</b><p><i>For SELF, by Audrey Bruno.</i><p>Photo: Tiffany Azure via lecremedelacrumb.com; Graphic by Jocelyn Runice<p>Weekday lunches are tricky: You're craving a seared turmeric chicken bowl, a warm and crispy avocado toast, or maybe a hearty chili. But, depending on your location and schedule, …

Make This Creamy Chicken & Couscous Skillet Meal ASAP

Still searching for what to make for dinner tonight? How does juicy, golden-brown chicken, nestled in perfectly fluffy couscous, all simmered in a …

12 Sheet Pan Dinners You’ve Got to Try ASAP

These sheet pan recipes are our go-to supper solutions for busy weeknights. They’re simple to prepare, flavorful, and clean-up is a breeze (just one …

Be a Person Who Makes Focaccia on the Regular

Top it with crunchy flakes of Maldon salt, thinly sliced red onion, a big red ribbon—you do you.<p>I hear that if you say “classic focaccia” three times aloud on the night of a full moon, it might appear hot and puffy from the oven right before your eyes. And if that doesn’t work, we’ve got a …

Focaccia

The protein-packed brownie recipe you can totally eat for breakfast

There are some moments in life (weekend movie marathons, celebrating after you cleaned your entire apartment, waking up with a random chocolate …

The science-backed 7-minute fitness routine is a great way to get in shape

Looking for a way to get the benefits of a trip to the gym at home with no equipment? The Johnson & Johnson Official 7-Minute Workout can help.<p>Admittedly, when I first heard about the app, I assumed it was all hype. I was wrong.<p>Designed by exercise physiologist Chris Jordan, the app gets your heart …

Exercise

Stephen Hawking says he knows what happened before the dawn of time

It's the biggest question in the universe. What happened before the Big Bang? Now world-famous physicist Stephen Hawking says he has an answer.<p>“The boundary condition of the universe ... is that it has no boundary,” Hawking tells the National Geographic’s <i>Star Talk</i> show this weekend.<p>In other words, …

We Compared Prices for 33 Items at Walmart and Costco

We've compared Costco's bulk bargains to the store-brand deals at Trader Joe's before (See: We Compared Prices for 21 Items at Trader Joe's and …

Costco

1 Great Donut Recipe, 5 Amazing Fillings

Homemade donuts are hard to beat. Fill them with luscious cream, fresh fruit jam, or tart citrus curd—and, well, they become fluffy, tender pillows …

How to get a world-class education for free on the internet

As crucial as a university degree has become for working in the modern economy, it is not the only route forward into a wildly lucrative and satisfying career—just ask famous dropouts Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey, Michael Dell, Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg.<p>In the future, a single bachelor’s degree in a …

Online Education