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Stuffed Peppers

<i>Stuffed red pointed peppers with ground beef, rice and tomato sauce.</i><p>I would say, this is pretty much the standard Eastern and Southern European way …

Miraculous Drink: Removes Back, Joint And Leg Pain in 7 Days!

People often face with problems because of stress, poor posture and unhealthy lifestyle. The most common ones are back, leg, joint and neck pain. …

10 Speedy Back-To-School Suppers

The whirlwind of carpools, practices and homework is underway. But you don't have to resort to frozen pizza and cereal for dinner now that school is back in session. From Easy Chicken Curry to Grilled Turkey Burgers, all of these family-friendly meals can be made in under 30 minutes.<p><b>1. Broiled</b> …

7 better for you sandwich spreads

A popular meal choice, we are a nation who loves sandwiches. In fact, 50 percent of Americans consume a sandwich every day. While no sandwich is complete without the perfect spread, think outside the traditional condiment box. Try one of these seven better-for-you spread ideas and take the …

Just 1 Bottle: 14 Cocktails to Make With Tequila and a Trip to the Grocery Store

Most of us wish we had a more fully-stocked bar; a stash with all the major spirits plus essentials like Cointreau and Campari, sweet and dry vermouth. But sometimes you don't have a ton of bottles at the ready, so many cocktail recipes are out of reach.<p>If your bar is down to just one bottle of …

Gluten-Free Vermont-Style Chicken Pot Pie

Who doesn't love a pot pie on a cold winter's night? A creamy filling chock-full of chicken and vegetables bubbling under a golden crust. This pot …

Easy Bacon & Cheddar Breakfast Quiche

<i>by Maria Luci, editor at Maria's Farm Country Kitchen and Rodale's</i><p>Bacon!<p>Need we say more? Well, OK, we will: Bacon is the current golden child of the foodie world. And with good reason. It's delicious and incredibly versatile, used in everything from savory breakfasts and quick lunches to hearty …

Easy Summer Cooking: Deluxe Pasta Salad Recipe | shopswell

In the heat of summer there is nothing better then a nice cold pasta salad to go with dinner and this recipe makes a great potluck dish for those …

Ginger Ale Recipe

Ginger is a home remedy that is sometimes used for nausea and motion sickness. Use this recipe for homemade ginger ale instead of buying it in the …

Home Remedies

9 top ways to enjoy summer tomatoes. No contest.

Our annual Top Tomato contest is on hiatus this year, so we rounded up a set of delicious tomato recipes for you instead. Find previous winners here and here, check out some of our favorite tomato dishes from the Recipe Finder, listed in categories below, and you’ll be well equipped to handle the …

Bored With Ranch? Use Miso, Walnuts, and Pork to Make a Flavorful Veggie Dip

I spent my day today walking through New York in absolute misery as the intense summer heat and humidity coaxed every bit of water out through my skin. Even a visit to the farmers market and all its amazing produce was unpleasant. I didn't feel enticed by what I saw; I was too busy melting into the …

What You're Really Getting When You Buy Parmesan Cheese in America

<b>Editor's Note:</b> Larry Olmsted is the author of the <i>New York Times</i> best seller <i>Real Food/Fake Food: Why You Don't Know What You're Eating and What You Can Do About It</i>, released in July 2016. He has spent the past four years researching fraudulence in food and labeling, a journey that has taken him to …

Really Awesome Black Bean Burgers Recipe

These black bean burgers have a complex, satisfying flavor and robustly meaty texture that even devout carnivores will love (seriously, try them with bacon on top). The mixture comes together in just 25 minutes and can be used to make patties for cooking either on the backyard grill or indoors in a …

Cinnamon Roll Pie Crust is the Best Idea You've Never Tried

Because pie season is the best season.<p>With pie season quickly approaching, we've been busy searching Pinterest for ways to give Grandma's trusty …

The Tuscan bread-and-tomato salad that comes closest to garden perfection

In summer when school was out, I was a latchkey kid, left to my own devices for the day. I knew every crevice of our house in Omaha. I was a natural snoop, a budding journalist who didn’t know it yet. But when I grew bored exploring my father’s bedroom, I would wander into his garden and pick a …

Beef Cuts to Know—and How to Ask for and Cook Them

<i>A butcher's case of beef is made up of more than just a few recognizable cuts, so we teamed up with the Beef Checkoff to chart every section, identify cuts, and share how to use them in everyday cooking.</i><p>What's the first cut of beef that you usually go for on a visit to the butcher? Is it Skirt or …

11 Frosty, Fruity Sorbet Recipes

Ice cream is the classic choice for dessert in the summertime, yet it's not necessarily the best. You don't have to try too hard to sell me on the stuff, but, beyond being <i>cold</i>, ice cream doesn't have many of the attributes we tend to look for in a warm-weather dessert—it's rich and, obviously, …

20 energizing snacks you can eat at your desk that are better than coffee

I love a cup of coffee in the morning to start my day. However, a lot of times I feel like I need a second cup of coffee by the afternoon, but I don't want to have that much coffee in one day. Instead, I love snacking on foods that are not only tasty, but that also give me some energy to survive …

12 sci-fi technologies already changing the way we live

Technology is advancing at a rapid rate, with many new developments, from drones to brain scanning headbands, resembling devices from a science fiction movie.<p>So what cutting-edge technology can we expect to experience in our lives in the near future, and what will be developed next? To find out, I …

You're Going To Want A Piece Of This Quesadilla "Pie"...

Cheesy Chicken Quesadilla Pie<p>Save<p>Have you ever bitten into a quesadilla and wished there were just more to it? Those crispy, cheesy-goodness-filled …

Apple and Kale Green Smoothie

Shares 235<p><i>Start your day with a refreshing energy boosting smoothie and you will be ready to take on whatever the day throws at you. This apple and</i> …

Healthy Eating

Chinese make-away: how to make homemade crispy duck

I was showing off to my brother-in-law recently, recounting how I once ate crispy duck at an open-air restaurant in Laos. After a starter of cold duck’s blood in a soup dish topped with golden, crisp fried shallots, we were served a huge platter of roasted carcass, and encouraged to toss the bones …

Recipes

The Best Slow Cook and Grill Recipes for Pork Roasts and Ribs

The Best Slow Cook and Grill Recipes for Pork Roasts and Ribs<p>Updated on March 16, 2016<p>Country Style Ribs with Hoisin Sauce<p>Hoisin sauce is a rich, …

Slow Cooker Sunday: 20 barbecue-style recipes that don't need a grill

1 /20: Slow cooker barbecue chicken wings<p>1/20 :Slow cooker barbecue chicken wings<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>Lick-your-fingers good barbecue chicken wings are a …

One Pot Chicken and Mexican Rice #Recipe

<b>Ingredients</b><p>4 boneless, skinless, Chicken thighs ( you can use breasts if you prefer)<br>1 tsp Salt<br>½ tsp Pepper<br>1 Tbsp + ½ tsp Cumin<br>1 Tbsp + 1 tsp Chili …

The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Pork Satay I've Ever Had

When my wife, Adri, and I spent a few months traveling through Asia a couple of years back, we made a pact on the very first day we got there, and it was this: If we see smoke or steam coming out of a dark alleyway, we will investigate.<p>That one simple rule served us well, sending us to everything …

These Breakfast Tacos Will Make You Feel Like It's the Weekend Every Day

Breakfast tacos just seem synonymous with the weekends, but this recipe from The Love & Lemons Cookbook by Jeanine Donofrio may make you rethink your morning routine. The original recipe calls for scrambling the eggs and the veg together, although as you can see from my photo, it's perfectly …