Sarah Mitroff

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How to Make Jalapeño-Bacon Mac and Cheese (Even When You're Drunk)

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>I can count the number of times I've been involved in physical violence over food with two fingers on one hand. When I was 10 years old, I threw one of the metal legs of a mini trampoline at my older sister's door …

Cooking

What Happens When Carrot Cake Actually Tastes Like Carrots?

<i>Teach your taste buds to appreciate less sweet desserts, starting with a carrot cake that actually tastes like carrots.</i><p>When my husband and I are invited to dinner parties we typically don't even ask what we can bring. We just show up with a cake or a pie and a big box of cookies. So far no one has …

10 Easy Ways You Can Practice Mindfulness

Have you ever wondered what it means to live in the present? Aren't we all here, now, in the present?<p>Technically, yes, but for so many of us, we are only 10 percent here.<p>We are really living in our minds. We exist from day-to-day in a dream-like state where we're not really connected to the world …

Mindfulness

Make Your Weekday Mornings Easier: Make Muffin-Tin Eggs

A Pinterest-worthy egg breakfast that's easy enough to make on a weekday.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the right foot. It’s a chance to eat</i> …

Breakfast

Pretty much anyone on Earth with a radio can call the International Space Station and chat with astronauts

The International Space Station orbits more than 200 miles above the Earth, traveling five miles per second. Getting in touch isn’t quite as simple as placing a long-distance call. But if you have a ham radio, used by radio amateurs to chat on public frequencies, it actually isn’t much tougher.<p>Last …

Space Exploration

My point is this: Why does this gender inequality still persist, and

My point is this: Why does this gender inequality still persist, and how can we stop it? I don’t have all the answers. And frankly, it’s sexist of you to think I do just because I’m a man. C'mon!<p>Besides, it’s not my place to mansplain to you about the manstitutionalized manvantages built into Americman manciety. That would make me look like a real manhole.<p>To be honest, sometimes I wonder whether the world would be a better place if women were in charge. It would be pretty easy to make that …

The Breakfast Smash Burger: Hangover Killer for the Gods

More<p>Breakfast<p>Everything you need to make the most important meal of the day delicious.<p>Brunch. It's the saving grace of Sundays—a few hours dedicated to nursing ourselves out of our hangovers. And while getting completely smashed all over again may be the last thing we want at that point (most of …

Breakfast

Everything You Need to Know to Buy Better Shrimp

Shrimp has been the most popular seafood in the US for years—it represents more than a quarter of the seafood eaten in this country. It's also one of the most varied categories: You can find dozens of different species of shrimp, each boasting multiple names and preparations. You can buy them with …

Local Economies

Everything You Can Do With a Jar of Mayo

Two faces or a vase? Young woman or old woman? Blue-black or white-gold? The world is full of these optical illusions, and usually the way such things go is you stare and stare and can only see one of the two possible forms until, one day perhaps, some neuron in your brain finally fires and blam! …

Cooking

The Food Lab: The Best Meatloaf

Here's another recipe excerpted from my book, <i>The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science</i>. I hope you enjoy it. You can order the book here or on Amazon, and sign up for The Food Lab Newsletter for news about upcoming events.<p>The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science<p>$33.92from Amazon<p>In …

Sous Vide 101: How to Cook Perfect Steaks Every Time

Master doneness to the decimal point, thanks to this $200 device.<p><b>This Fourth of July, your steaks will be perfect.</b> You'll march them out to the grill, knowing that just beneath a razor thin exterior of grey is arterial red perfection. You'll then quickly sear them until they belong in a summer time …

Kitchens

Use Your Sous Vide Cooker for the Juiciest, Most Flavorful Chicken Salads

Mayonnaise can disguise a wide variety of sins, but dry chicken is not one of them. You know what I'm talking about. Those deli or potluck chicken salads made with stringy leftover chicken meat and enough gloppy store-bought mayonnaise to make it palatable. Is anyone really fooled by any of that? …

The Official Bob's Burgers Cookbook Is Coming

You can start flipping your own "Bohemian Radishy" burger soon.<p>If you're a fan of <i>Bob's Burgers</i> (and if you're not, watch it already), then you've noticed Bob's punny patties scrawled on the chalkboard beside the kitchen window. One dedicated follower of the series, Cole Bowden, has taken a very …

Burgers

The One Cheese Dip That’s Worth Making | Men's Health

“That’s un-American!” you say.<p>Well, yeah. Salsa de huancaína is the Peruvian version of chile con queso. You make it with aji Amarillo (a spicy yellow chile pepper) and queso fresco (a crumbly white cheese). Peruvians puree the ingredients to create a creamy, custard-like cheese sauce that they …

23 Deceptively Easy Dinners That'll Make You Look Like You've Got Your Shit Together

For when you want to look like you eat more than just two-minute noodles and frozen pizza.

Cooking

Butter unlikely to harm health, but margarine could be deadly

Saturated fat found in butter, meat or cream is unlikely to kill you, but margarine just might, new research suggests.<p>Although traditionally dieticians have advised people to cut down on animal fats, the biggest ever study has shown that it does not increase the risk of stroke, heart disease or …

19 Breakfasts You Can Make In A Mug

Just heat, eat, repeat.

Our Favorite 'Back of the Package' Recipes, From Cookies to Meatloaf

Some of our favorite recipes come from the backs of ingredient packages. From cookies to meatloaf, here are our staff's and reader's picks.<p></head>It's no secret that we like to riff on recipes. Case in point: These cookies with big chunks of bittersweet chocolate and flakes of sea salt turn a …

Dessert

Meet the Virgin Rainbow, the most beautiful opal in the world

An opal so fine it has been valued at over $1 million is about to go on public display for the first time.<p>Our world produces some incredible rocks. Take the opal, a precious stone that forms out of silica, in the dark under the surface of the earth. When cut and polished, it flashes with a gorgeous …

Dinosaurs