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Lacinato Kale and Mint Salad with Spicy Peanut Dressing

<i>Every Monday and Wednesday, we'll announce a new Wildcard winner: a recipe that may not have been entered in (or won) a contest, but a recipe that we've tested and loved.</i><p>WHO: dymnyno is a vintner and winery cook in California.<p>WHAT: This salad has it all: sturdy greens that won't wilt, and a spicy …

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5 Smoothies That Make You Look and Feel Awesome

Make one of these tasty health-boosters today<p>If you aren't a smoothie addict already, you will be after you try these recipes. And if you're already harboring a serious smoothie habit? There are just two words for you: You're welcome.<p><b>Matcha Green Tea Frappe</b> <br>Matcha green tea is loaded with …

Healthy Eating

Yummy Ways to Add More Protein to Your Smoothies

10 Yummy Ways to Add More Protein to Your Smoothies<p>Power up and slim down with these simple smoothie mix-ins<p>Smoothies are great, that's no secret. But when they pack protein, they're nothing short of magical. Why? Protein does it all: it keeps cravings at bay, boosts energy, revs your metabolism, …

7 Things You Need To Be Making In Your Blender Right Now

You need these in your life, like, yesterday. Get a mega-watt blender in a manageable size with the Vitamix S30.

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Is Vitamix Right For You?

Vitamix<p>is loved by many professional chefs and critic and touted as one of the healthier way to eat and drink food made from the blender. The company …

Food

6 Blenders That Pulverize Food Just As Well As The Trendy Vitamix

The brand has tripled its workforce in the last two years as its popularity among health-conscious consumers has surged, with sales growing 52% last year. The Ohio-based company is now considering an international expansion, Crain's Cleveland Business reports.<p>The blender's swift rise over the last …

Blender Battle: The Ninja And Vitamix Duke It Out

The Vitamix has long been the kitchen appliance that serious home cooks have yearned for. It's what professional chefs have in their arsenal to quickly smooth out soups, make sauces, and juice produce. Sadly, not many of us can play with a Vitamix because of the steep price tag -- they normally run …

Vitamix Professional Series 750 Heritage Blender

Summary<p>The Vitamix Pro 750 Heritage blender offers all the power and functionality of the Pro 750 but with the added durability of a solid-metal base. The 64-oz. container has a low, wide profile designed to fit under most kitchen cabinets while producing extremely fast, efficient results. …

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Vitamix S30 review: A pricey but handsome way to blend on the run - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Vitamix S30 offers quality construction and design, blends for drinking on the go, and recipes galore.<p><b>The Bad</b> The S30 is expensive, has blades that are tricky to clean by hand, and isn't as powerful as bigger all-purpose blenders.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> Only consider the Vitamix S30 if …

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Make-Ahead Marinated Cucumber Salad with Radishes, Dill, and Shrimp Recipe

Cucumbers and radishes are the perfect, refreshing candidates for a salad that can improve while sitting in dressing overnight. Adding fresh herbs to anything being packed to go maintains freshness, so that when you open your lunchbox, it tastes as if you just picked it from the garden (rather than …

greek salad with lemon and oregano

Recently, I attempted to roughly outline the parameters of the gap between the recipes you see here on this site and what I might have made for …

Lobster Bisque from Alex Hitz

An elegant and luscious soup is the perfect way to celebrate the holiday season and pay tribute to the comforts of tradition.<p>When I was growing up in Atlanta, Christmas was about concerts. That's because my stepfather, Robert Shaw, conducted at least 12 of them every year, including a festival of …