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Take the Pilates Hundred Challenge… We Dare You!

Are your abs tough enough? They will be after this 10-days-to-a-flat-belly team dare!<p><b>The challenge to you:</b> Complete the Pilates Hundred mat exercise every day for 10 days straight. Use the hashtag #10x100 to share your progress with your friends. <b>The reward:</b> A bulletproof core, and a new …

Workouts

Chocolate-Butterfinger Overflow Cheesecake and Some News!

Gosh. It's been two whole weeks since my last blog post and honestly, I don't know how time got away from me.<p>Well, yes I do.<p>I've been building sand …

Totchos (Tater Tot Nachos) With Cheese Sauce, Charred-Tomato Salsa, Chorizo, and Pickled Jalapeños Recipe

There are some mashups so gut-wrenchingly glorious, so decadently delicious, so damn greasy, that they deserve to be tasted, tested, improved, written about, modified, expanded, contracted, broken down, reassembled, broken down again, and possibly reassembled (after lunch) until they've finally …

Jamaican Chicken Curry Recipe

Spicy Jamaican chicken curry offers an island escape, sans flight.<p><b>Note</b>: Scotch bonnet and habanero chilies are extremely hot. Wear plastic gloves and carefully clean knife and all surfaces after cutting. Do not touch your face or eyes while working with the peppers.<p>If you want to make your curry …

How to Boil Brown Rice {Like Pasta}

In case you think you’re seeing triple, yes, we already have rice tutorials here and here. So yeah…maybe a little overkill. But not really, because, …

Ramen-Crusted Fried Chicken Recipe

Ingredients2 packages of shrimp- or chicken-flavored instant ramen noodles8 ounces (about 1 cup) buttermilk1 ounce (about 2 tablespoons) soy sauce2 pounds chicken thighs with bone (about 6 thighs)2 quarts peanut oil2 cups shredded cabbage, for serving1 lemon, cut into wedges, for …

Roasted Zucchini-Chickpea Dip With Za'atar Recipe

Chickpeas come together with sweet roasted zucchini to create a light, silky dip that's far more exciting than your average store-bought hummus.<p><b>Read more: Vegetarian: Roasted Zucchini-Chickpea Dip with Za'atar</b><p>Ingredients3 to 4 medium summer squash, cut into rough dice (about 1 quart)1 medium red …

Inchezonya

Enchiladas and lasagna married at last<p><i>Note</i>: This recipe requires a large 3 1/2-quart (roughly 12-by-10-by-2 1/2-inch) aluminum roasting pan or baking …

Easy Ratatouille with Chicken Recipe

<b>About the Author</b>: Yasmin Fahr is a food lover, writer, and cook. Follow her @yasminfahr for more updates on her eating adventures and discoveries, which will most likely include tomatoes. And probably feta. Happy eating!<p><b>Read more: One Pot Wonders: Easy Ratatouille with Chicken</b><p>Ingredients4 chicken …

6 Uses for Leftover Pickle Brine

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Start thinking of leftover pickle brine as an ingredient in its own right. We've got six ways to use it.</i><p>You have likely lived with one of those people …

Potatoes

Cowboy Quiche

<i>“Real cowboys eat quiche.”</i> —Aristotle<p>Oh, do I love this quiche. I included it in my second cookbook and is similar to the quiche I posted here back …

Pineapple Mojito

For the simple syrup: Heat sugar and water in a small saucepan until sugar is dissolved. Bring to a boil, and then set to the side to cool. Reserve …

Buttermilk Cornbread with Bacon Lime Chili Butter

<b>Buttermilk Cornbread with Bacon, Chili and Lime Butter</b><p>Ingredients: <br>1 tablespoon unsalted butter <br>2/3 cup fresh corn kernels (off of about 2 cobs) <br>2 …

Pan-Seared Flank Steak with Shiitake Mushrooms and Pumpkin Seed Sauce Recipe

<b>Read more: Dinner Tonight: Pan-Seared Flank Steak with Shiitake Mushrooms and Pumpkin Seed Sauce</b><p>Ingredients1/2 cup pumpkin seeds3/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves1 medium garlic clove, chopped (about 1 teaspoon)1/2 cup olive oil3 to 4 tablespoons fresh juice from 3 to 4 limesKosher salt and freshly …