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50 Creative Ways to Eat Quinoa: Healthy Quinoa Recipes

It may no longer be the international year of quinoa (here’s looking at you, 2013!), but it’s safe to say that quinoa mania is still going strong. …

Vegan

22 Crazy-Delicious Quesadilla Combinations

Napoleon Dynamite’s grandma said it best when she declared, “Make yourself a dang quesadilla!” Because not only are these tasty tortilla treats easy …

6 Light-Yet-Satisfying Summer Soups

<b>1. Creamy Zucchini, Walnut and Dill Soup</b><p>This silky puréed soup is surprisingly healthy -- there's no heavy cream or dairy in it, just a handful of toasted walnuts to thicken it up. Serve it warm or cold, depending on the weather and your mood. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Chilled Roasted Red Pepper Soup</b><p>This …

A Classic Italian Pasta Dish, with a Twist

We give the classic linguine and clams dish an upgrade with roasted almonds.<p>Sure, you've had linguine with clams before—no doubt at a charming Italian bistro with red-checked tablecloths and tea lights in miniature glass cups. But we're willing to bet you've never had linguine with clams like this. …

Clams

Linguine alle Vongole | Williams-Sonoma Taste

Pasta is high on the list of soul-satisfying suppers, and this old-world classic is among the most popular of the bunch. Here briny fresh clams swim in a garlicky wine sauce, with nary a tomato in sight. It’s a beautiful choice for a special Mother’s Day dinner; pair with a simple green salad, …

Seafood

How to Make Our Very Favorite Restaurant Burger at Home

Diner in Williamsburg is making one of Brooklyn's best burgers....and its not even on the menu.<p><i>Welcome to Out of the Kitchen, our ongoing exploration of the people and relationships that built and sustain Andrew Tarlow’s Brooklyn restaurant mini-empire.</i><p>At Diner, the <b>Andrew Tarlow</b> restaurant that …

BBQ

Homemade Sloppy Joes Recipe

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p>Sloppy Joes<p><b>Yield:</b> 4 to 6 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>15 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>30 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>45 minutes<p>A homemade version of the canned classic I …

The Best Way to Make Eggs, According to BA Staffers

From scrambled to poached to boiled, here's how Bon Appétit staffers like their eggs.<p>When discussing the perfect method for frying eggs the other day, we realized: There is no right way to make eggs, only preferences. Some prefer crispy, lacy edges on their fried eggs; some like them just set, with …

Breakfast

Bibimbap Recipes That Put All Other Comfort Foods To Shame (PHOTO)

We're big fans of comfort food -- we've eaten more grilled cheese sandwiches than we care to admit -- which is why we love bibimbap. It gives us all the comfort of a bowl of mac and cheese, with the added bonus of not putting us into a food coma.<p>It's the simplicity of bibimbap that makes it so …

Best pre-workout snacks for morning exercise

1. Raspberry smoothie<p>Greek yogurt is rich with probiotics which are important for maintaining healthy gut flora. Yogurt also contains prebiotics, a …

Best Drink to Relieve Sores Muscles

Twenty-four hours after the exercises, many of the participants reported having sore muscles—but they said they felt significantly less achy on the days after they had consumed the watermelon juice.<p>How does watermelon juice reduce soreness? It contains an amino acid called L-citrulline, which …

The 10 Best Ways To Recover From An Intense Workout

<b>1. Slow Your Flow</b><p>Forrest and Slow Flow Yoga let you focus on breathing. "If you don't breathe well, your blood isn't moving properly, and everything will hurt," says Erica Mather, an instructor at Pure Yoga in New York. Nail the pigeon pose, which loosens tight hamstrings and hips. Pure Yoga offers …

The 10 Things That Will Happen When You Begin CrossFit

This week marks three months since I began the most intense workout regimen of my entire life, CrossFit.<p>What led to me beginning CrossFit was a realization that, if left to my own devices, I would never push myself hard enough to truly make the changes I needed to in order to get in shape. …

Vegetarian Tacos

Vegetarian Tempeh Tacos<p>★★★★★<p>5 from 6 reviews<p><b>Cook Time:</b> 30 mins<p><b>Total Time:</b> 30 mins<p><b>Yield:</b> 6<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon oil, plus a little more later<br>• 1/2 cup …

Shredded Chicken Salad With Gochujang Dressing

Gochujang, the fermented Korean chili paste, might not yet be a household condiment like Sriracha, but it should be—it's just as versatile and delicious. Thick with a hint of sweetness, it's got a great chili flavor but very mild heat.<p>If you've ever had bibimbap, the Korean mixed rice bowl that …

Oyakodon (Chicken and Egg Rice Bowl) from 'Japanese Soul Cooking'

Oyakodon is a classic form of Japanese rice bowl dishes called donburi. <i>Oyako</i> means "parent and child," which is represented by chicken and egg. <b>Tadashi Ono</b> and <b>Harris Salat's</b> version in their new cookbook, <i>Japanese Soul Cooking</i>, is at once delicate and comforting. They begin by simmering boneless …

Easy Chicken Tikka Masala

The Food Lab: Turkey Paitan Ramen With Crispy Shredded Turkey and Slow-Cooked Egg

Turkey soup is all well and good for the day after Thanksgiving, and what's more, it's a snap to make. But sometimes I don't <i>feel</i> like making things snappy. Sometimes I feel like investing a bit more time into my scraps. Sometimes I feel like I <i>want</i> my home to smell like simmering turkey broth for an …

Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Shallots With Balsamic Vinegar Recipe

The key to roasting Brussels sprouts is to use the full-on, frontal-assault, no-prisoners-taken, blast-the-sh*t-out-of-'em approach, a.k.a. very high heat. This allows the exteriors of the sprouts to caramelize and brown, producing sweet by-products, while at the same time making sure that they …

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Asian Turkey Soup | Bijouxs | Little Jewels from the Kitchen

Asian Turkey Soup–it’s a <i>mashup</i>, a bowl of comfort with warming flavors snatched from all the bowls of soup I love. Quick and light–a before <i>and</i> after …

Syrian Salad

I have a favorite Middle Eastern restaurant that I've been going to for more than 20 years, even as it's changed locations from a house on a street in a "bad" part of town to a stand-alone building that used to house a prior Middle Eastern restaurant. And I've always <i>loved</i> the salad, despite the …

The Reformed Elvis

I can't say I was ever a fan of Elvis Presley's music, but the man himself was undeniably intriguing. How could he not be with the velvety voice, uber-charisma that practically made him glow in the dark, and white-hot fascination of his fans which only seems to have grown stronger with each decade …

Fully-Costumed Cosplayers Pose For Portraits In Their Homes (20 pics)

A horned beast watching TV, a dragon playing piano, a unicorn taking a bath – it all sounds more like a hallucinogenic dream, but it’s actually the …

Pics

Feijoada Is Basically The Best Food On The Planet

"This is a dish of bold temptation and prompt surrender for carnivores" as told by chef Leticia Moreinos Schwartz! Leticia hails from Rio de Janeiro with an expertise in traditional Brazilian cuisine. Vegetarians beware.<p><b>Serves 8–10</b><p>8 ounces carne seca (dried meat)<p>1 pound pork shoulder, cut into …

Side Dishes

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Style<p>Sporty pants worn the least sporty way.<p>By Megan Gustashaw1 day agoView More<p>Style<p>Ronnie Fieg talks about his label's new multi-brand, …

How To Make Master French Chocolatier Jacques Torres' Famous Chocolate Chip Cookies

However, as much as it pains me to say it, these chocolate chip cookies by Jacques Torres are absolutely, without a doubt, the best chocolate chip cookies that I have ever made or tasted in my entire life. I guess that's why they call him Mr. Chocolate!<p>These are a chocolate chip cookie of another …

Dessert

You guys, it's really hot out. You should probably, definitely cool down with this ONE ingredient ice cream. http://bit.ly/12TeyjW