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Welcome to the bug farm: Edible cricket rearing goes industrial in California

What to do when demand for food-grade insects exceeds the supply? Bring in modern agricultural technology.


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Author Notes: Bhartha (sometimes “bharta”) is a vegetarian Indian dish best served over a bowl …


Not-A-Grain Bars (GlutenFree ‘Cereal’ Breakfast Bars)

Did you know the Nutri-Grain Bar slogan is “Take Care of You”? I guess Kellogs didn’t get the memo that soy, corn syrup, corn starch, and “enriched” …


How to Clean Your Face With Coconut Oil - Coconuts & Kettlebells

While it may seem counterintuitive to clean your face with coconut oil, it's is quite possibly the purest, most effective way to remove dirt, …

Coconut Oil

This One Simple Trick Will Make All Your Meals Taste Better | Mark's Daily Apple

I have several close friends in the restaurant industry, and whether they’re helming hip eateries or Michelin-rated restos requiring reservations …


Djej Besla (Chicken and Onion Tagine)



1 tbsp. kosher salt, plus more to taste
6 cloves garlic, roughly chopped
2 tsp. cumin seeds, crushed
1 tsp. paprika
1 tsp. ground turmeric
5 tbsp. olive oil
4 skinless bone-in chicken thighs
4 skinless bone-in chicken drumsticks
1 tsp. crushed saffron threads
4 medium yellow onions, cut …

Chicken Recipes

Pork Cracklings at Home (Video)

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Pork rinds and cracklings are obviously an instant hit to any dinner party or gathering. But can you make them at home?

The process is actually a lot easier - and less messy! - than one might think. We went to King Bee to learn their …


Should You Really Only Cook With Wine You'd Drink? The Truth About Cooking With Wine

Just which wine should you pour into the pot? [Photographs: Daniel Gritzer unless otherwise noted]

People often say to only cook with a wine you'd be willing to drink. Is that true? Does it really matter what kind of wine I use for cooking?

Why does wine cause us so much anxiety? Whether choosing a …


Sticky Chinese Ribs | Pork Recipes

Having super-tender fall-off-the-bone pork ribs, shining with a sticky Chinese glaze, always excites me. I remember when I first tried ribs like


Josh Deri's Gluten-Free Version of Rich and Moist Cornbread

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Meet America’s Newest National Parks

Good news for anyone who loves high-heart-rate recreation, brilliant scenery, and a little bit of history—The National Park Service is starting 2015 off by establishing seven new national parks in eight different states and the District of Columbia. They include a supervolcano popular with …


Valentine’s Day Almond Butter Blondies

Valentine’s Day is just around! That means half of the world will utterly hate their day and half of the world will be over the moon. Well wait, that …


Molten Lava Cake (Grain-Free)

Molten Lava Cake (Grain-Free)


To prepare the ramekins:

1 tablespoon unsalted butter

2-3 tablespoons cocoa powder (plus additional for dusting …


Sweet Potato-Pork Belly Hash Recipe - Bon Appétit

Preheat oven to 275°. Season pork belly generously with salt and pepper. Place in a large ovenproof saucepan. Add thyme and garlic. Pour stock over. Bring to a simmer over low heat, cover tightly, and braise in oven until tender, about 3 hours. Uncover; let cool. Transfer pork belly to a 9" glass …


The Secret to Extra-Crispy Herb-Roasted New Potatoes: More Than a Pinch of Salt

Extra-crispy new potatoes with a buttery, herb-flecked crust. [Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

"Kenji, why don't you ever make those salt-crusted potatoes we have back home for me?" my wife, Adri, said to me the other day as we were driving home from an afternoon at the beach. As the husband of a …


Gluten-Free is Me: Sweet Potato Latkes with Scallions and Kimchi

As I’m sure you’re well aware by now, fried potatoes are among my favorite things in the world, right up there with miniature ponies, massages, and …


Macarons 101: A Beginner’s Guide and Printable Piping Template

Ahhhhh, les macarons. Could there be a better Valentine’s Day treat? These sweet, bite-sized almond pastries have exploded right out of their tiny …


Creamy Pesto "Pasta" with Spring Vegetables

In an effort to limit my dairy intake, (my ND actually wants me to stay away from it completely but I can’t completely give up cheese!), I’ve been …


New Investment Fund Finds Promising Startups in Sustainable Fish Farming

This week, a new investment fund focused exclusively on sustainable aquaculture announced its first two investments. Aqua-Spark, which launched in …

Coffee Cake Banana Bread

Say what?? I want to eat this all day. No seriously. I almost did yesterday.Alright. I need to put something out there. Right on the table. This is …


Upgrade Your Tamale Pie With Braised Skirt Steak and a Brown Butter Cornbread Crust (Plus: A Quick and Easy 45-Minute Skillet Version!)

Two versions of tamale pie: The ultimate with braised beef and brown butter, and a quick and easy 45-minute version. [Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

Tamale pie holds a place in the lexicon of Americanized foods somewhere in the same chapter as American Chop Suey, and like that pseudo-Italian …


Red Beans and Rice Recipe : Emeril Lagasse


Place the beans in a large bowl or pot and cover with water by 2 inches. Let soak for 8 hours or overnight. Drain and set aside.

In a large …


Paleo Skillet 'Cornbread' {nut free}

It’s corn season. And I’m thinking about cornbread. But what is a Paleo girl to do? Make a skillet bread from coconut flour for a Primal Paleo …

Paleo Cincinnati Chili, Two-Way with Paleo Cornbread!

Paleo Cincinnati Chili Two-WaySo my Dad totally gave me this recipe and I Paleo-ized it for you guys. How crazy is that? Pops comes through with a …

The Best Place to Start a Company? Right Where You Are


You might not realize it, but you've already found the perfect location for your startup. Here's why.

Entrepreneurship is a rewarding but difficult journey. Entrepreneurs and investors alike are drawn to places where we can be surrounded by others who value what we give our time and energy …


Cabbage for cabbage haters (or cabbage lovers for that matter!)

Photo credit: Sarah Shatz

The conversation at dinner went a little something like this:

Joel: “Oh my gosh! This is so good! This cabbage is suspiciously …

Green Chile Tamale Pie Recipe

1. Preheat oven to 400°.

2. Combine the masa harina, 1/4 teaspoon salt, and ground red pepper, stirring well with a whisk. Add 1 cup boiling water to …


Step Aside, Old Chili Powder: How to Prepare Whole Dried Chilies for the Best Powder and Puree

A flavorful chili paste that can replace your dried ground chili powder. [Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt]

Whether you're preparing Real Texas-style Chile Con Carne (no beans, please!), an everything-but-the-kitchen-sink short rib and bean chili (A.K.A. The Best Chili Ever), a Pork and Three Bean …

Chili Powder

Paleo Apple Pie Bars - Merit + Fork

Single Pie Crust (adapted from Elana's Pantry):

1-1/2 cup almond flour

1/2 cup tapioca flour

3 tbsp lard, chiled

1 egg

1 tsp water

1/2 tsp sweetener of …