Tara Villarreal

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You Don't Always Need to Cook With Stock (Except When You Really Do)

Stock adds flavor, but do you really have to use it? Here's our guide for when you can get away with water, and when you should, um, stock up.<p>Stock adds flavor, color, and richness to your cooking. But it's also time-consuming to make and expensive (well, more expensive than water, anyway). Water, …

Cooking

Roasted Cauliflower Bites with Vegan Nacho Cheese Sauce

Super Bowl Sunday is almost here. If you’re looking for a snack that you can eat without guilt while all of your friends and family are stuffing …

Buffalo Chickpea Pitas With Ranch | Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Notes<p>~Vegannaise in the purple jar is a good choice! Just try not to use too thin a mayo or the dressing will be runny.<p>~Chop the herbs as finely as …

Pico de Gallo Pizza

Related Recipes<p>A par-baked pizza crust will keep for up to two days in the fridge and up to three months in the freezer. <i>...read more</i><p>A par-baked pizza …

The 7 Best Tech Gadgets For Pets

Even cats and dogs can benefit from the latest gizmos<p>Even cats and dogs can benefit from the latest gizmos

5 studies that offer fascinating conclusions about human sexuality

The standard narrative of human sexual evolution says: men provide women with goods and services in exchange for women’s sexual fidelity. But is that …

How to Cook Crispy Tofu Worth Eating

Tofu is my favorite food, which makes me an outlier. People don't like tofu. And I get it. There's a lot of bad tofu out there, and it's easy to dislike when it's soggy, mushy, or bland. But great tofu—tofu with a tender center surrounded by a well-seasoned, crisp crust—is one of the most …

29 Awesome Things You Didn't Know About Google (But Should)

What would the internet be without Google? Sure, there are other search engines out there, but the world's biggest and arguably its best one serves up over one <i>billion</i> results out of Mountain View, Calif., every day to people in 146 countries.<p>Its founders' mission back in 1995 -- aside from not …

This Family Knows What To Do In A Polar Vortex

Move over, Elsa's ice castle. Drs. Shawn and Eileen Trokhan built a <i>gem igloo</i> with their three kids -- Harrison (2.5), Lexi (8) and Abby (6), -- during the polar vortex, IRL.<p>The children had seen a photo of one made with milk cartons, and fell in love with the idea. So, while some families bemoaned …

The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie

<i>When she has the kitchen all to herself, Phyllis Grant of Dash and Bella cooks beautiful iterations of what solo meals were always meant to be: exactly what you want, when and where you want them.</i><p><i>Today: A cookie with the perfect combination of fat, flavor, and comfort. Who needs detox?</i><p>Year round, …

Dessert

Meyer Lemon Eclairs

<i>Every other Friday,</i> <i>Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co.</i> <i>shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet.</i><p><i>Today: Eclairs are classic and elegant -- adding a citrusy cream makes them the perfect dessert to tackle on a gloomy January …

Dessert

17 Slogans on Town Welcome Signs You Won't See Anywhere Else

In the land of the road trip, the marking of town borders becomes a matter of town pride. Towns like to welcome visitors, who may only be passing …

Pop Culture

Amazing pictures of storms from America’s Tornado Alley

Photographer Mike Hollingshead chases the storms which form across the US Midwest every spring and summer – taking jaw-dropping photographs of nature’s power.<p>In spring and summer, the great plains of the US Midwest are visited by some of the most awesome and frightening storms on the planet. Mike …

Weather

These Mesmerizing GIFs Will Change The Way You Look At Everyday Stuff

We're lucky enough to live in a post-industrialized world, where we can pop down to the store to pick up a few groceries without thinking twice. All the growing, harvesting, mining and biosynthesizing happens probably miles away from us in a massive factory, no doubt, by humongous machines and …

Enchanting Photos of Bubbles Frozen on the Ground

Ever thought you could get anything amazing from the lowly soap bubble? Of course you can! This striking series is a product of the imagination of a …

Kitchens

21 Meals With Tons Of Protein And No Meat

With at least 18 grams per serving, these meals prove vegetarians can have their protein and eat it too.

Healthy Eating

DIY: Bottle-Fed Paperwhites

Chilly weather means that I spend a lot more time inside than I’d like to. Happily, I’ve found one January treat that brightens even my most …

27 Reasons Cauliflower Deserves Your Love And Loyalty

Anyone who thinks cauliflower is just severely frightened broccoli has some learning to do.

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Bon Appétit on Twitter: "Fish: It's the new chicken. And here are 6 recipes that prove it http://t.co/z9qKvIVHtk http://t.co/xpW5GtftGm"

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Watch What Happens When Host Is Confronted With Duck Embryo

Imagine you're a TV host just doing your segment like you're supposed to, and along comes Bon Appetit's Andrew Knowlton with his gruff beard and dark-rimmed glasses sharing tasty booze, delicious cheese and knowledge of the latest food trends. You'd probably think to yourself that you have it …

What Are the Best Places to See a Sunset?

What makes sunsets so eye-catching? Air molecules! When the sun shines during the day, air molecules reflect waves of blue and violet light. Our eyes …

Grand Canyon

27 Clever New Ways To Use Your Kitchen Appliances

You can definitely teach an old gadget new tricks.

Kitchens

31 Delicious Low-Carb Breakfasts For A Healthy New Year

It's time to kick that bagel-a-day habit.

Breakfast

Watch Gordon Ramsay's Sweary Christmas Outtakes

What's shouty chef <b>Gordon Ramsay</b> up to for the holidays? Telling Christmas jokes (is that a thing?) and getting sweary. Today Ramsay posted a collection of outtakes from his Christmas Eve "Christmas Crackers" video. And you can fucking guess what Gordon Ramsay outtakes look like. Below, find out …

The best way to keep guacamole green, and other tips that blew our minds this year: http://thekitc.hn/18Fzovu

15 Ways to Use Bacon Fat

While it’s common knowledge that bacon makes everything better, cooks too often throw out the most valuable part of that tasty breakfast staple: the fat. A little spoonful of the stuff can bring meaty, smoky flavor to anything, from greens to baked goods. So before you ditch the drippings, check …

Bacon

10 Important Facts About A Christmas Story's Leg Lamp

When <i>A Christmas Story</i> was first released in 1983, it was a sleeper that attracted only a small (but quite cultish) following. Over the past three …

Pop Culture

6 Ways to Bring Good Luck to Your House

Common good-fortune beliefs.<p>These good-fortune beliefs and feng shui practices could bring a little luck into your house. For more, see what designs could bring bad luck to your house.

Why is the Drinking Age 21?

In short, we ended up with a national minimum age of 21 because of the National Minimum Drinking Age Act of 1984. This law basically told states that …