Month: May 2016

If one is going to take the trouble to make chocolate brownies, and incur the wrath of the Fat-god for eating them, one may as well make them right. Brownies from a box? No thank you. Continue reading “Best Chocolate Brownies” » Simply Recipes
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When it comes to grilling, chicken breasts can be problematic, especially boneless, skinless chicken breasts. The meat itself is lean, and without the bones to insulate it or skin to protect it, that naked chicken breast on the grill has a tendency to easily overcook and dry out. So, what to do? One method is to
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Pssst… you know what? You don’t have to have chiles to make salsa. No kidding! You can still have a tangy, spicy salsa with this one ingredient— Continue reading “Pineapple Salsa with Jicama” » Simply Recipes
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Pssst… you know what? You don’t have to have chiles to make salsa. No kidding! You can still have a tangy, spicy salsa with this one ingredient— Continue reading “Pineapple Salsa with Jicama” » Vegetarian – Simply Recipes
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Here’s an easy way to up your guacamole game—toss some chopped fresh strawberries in it! I first got the idea of adding fruit to guacamole years ago at a cooking class with Diana Kennedy, the doyen of Mexican cooking, who made for us a guacamole with chopped peaches and pomegranate seeds. Continue reading “Strawberry Guacamole” » Vegetarian – Simply Recipes
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Have you ever tried grilling sweet potatoes? It’s quick and easy. You just peel the sweet potatoes, slice them into 1/4-inch slices, paint them with olive oil, sprinkle on some salt, and place on a hot grill. To serve, you want to slather them with some sort of vinaigrette—olive oil to keep them from tasting
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Looking for an easy way to get more greens in your diet? Try this simple sautéed Swiss chard recipe. In the spectrum of greens, Swiss chard lies between spinach and kale—not as tender as spinach, not as tough as kale. But like spinach, you can easily sauté it in some olive oil in just a
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It might have seemed that a theory of evolution, sketched by the famous Englishman Charles Darwin is here to stay once and for all... But it is not that obvious in 2016, as there are a lot of...
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Looking for an easy way to get more greens in your diet? Try this simple sautéed Swiss chard recipe. In the spectrum of greens, Swiss chard lies between spinach and kale—not as tender as spinach, not as tough as kale. But like spinach, you can easily sauté it in some olive oil in just a
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Mmm. Asparagus. You can steam them, boil them, roast them, but I don’t think anything beats the flavor of asparagus that are simply grilled. The smoky flavor, the char marks. Tender, but still with a little crunch. Seriously good! I could (and have) eat them like French fries. Continue reading “Grilled Asparagus” » Simply Recipes
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Mmm. Asparagus. You can steam them, boil them, roast them, but I don’t think anything beats the flavor of asparagus that are simply grilled. The smoky flavor, the char marks. Tender, but still with a little crunch. Seriously good! I could (and have) eat them like French fries. Continue reading “Grilled Asparagus” » Vegetarian –
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Several weeks ago, strawberries and rhubarb both began to show up in quantity at the store. Strawberry rhubarb pie is one of my favorite desserts on the planet. But it’s a pie. And being a pie, it can take some work (especially if you use a homemade crust). So I set my sights on a cobbler,
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Did you ever encounter a déjà vu? It's basically a feeling you've seen or heard something like this before, even though you didn't... The false memories are basically just like that. But more importantly...
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My grandmother Mae was notorious for her sweet tooth. How she lived to 97 on a diet that included daily jelly donuts I have no idea. Born in 1899, she didn’t smoke, she didn’t drink, she walked everywhere because she didn’t know how to drive. She also made the best lemon meringue pie in the world.
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The latest research across American, British, Ukrainian and Chinese schools showed us, that kids are just not keen on science anymore... Or should we replace the "anymore" with "just as usual"?
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Rejoice, science fans! A desperate geologist just set up one of the most unique popular science Twitter profiles ever, and he already has millions of subscribers by now! Are you among them?
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This article is brought to you in partnership with De Cecco and NBCUniversal. All sponsor proceeds from this article go to benefit the non-profit Food Literacy Center. Do you have a favorite pasta shape? For me it’s sort of a toss-up between angel hair and bowties. I love angel hair for the how delicate the pasta is and
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Polish cuisine may be an obscure entry on the list of European culinary schools (at least when you ask some Americans about it). But despite this lack of name recognition, the dishes that this Eastern European nation had developed in the last millennia or so are damn tasty! But just like with any other given
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Polish cuisine may be an obscure entry on the list of European culinary schools (at least when you ask some Americans about it). But despite this lack of name recognition, the dishes that this Eastern European nation had developed in the last millennia or so are damn tasty! But just like with any other given
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Polish cuisine may be an obscure entry on the list of European culinary schools (at least when you ask some Americans about it). But despite this lack of name recognition, the dishes that this Eastern European nation had developed in the last millennia or so are damn tasty! But just like with any other given
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Polish cuisine may be an obscure entry on the list of European culinary schools (at least when you ask some Americans about it). But despite this lack of name recognition, the dishes that this Eastern European nation had developed in the last millennia or so are damn tasty! But just like with any other given
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Polish cuisine may be an obscure entry on the list of European culinary schools (at least when you ask some Americans about it). But despite this lack of name recognition, the dishes that this Eastern European nation had developed in the last millennia or so are damn tasty! But just like with any other given
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Polish cuisine may be an obscure entry on the list of European culinary schools (at least when you ask some Americans about it). But despite this lack of name recognition, the dishes that this Eastern European nation had developed in the last millennia or so are damn tasty! But just like with any other given
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Polish cuisine may be an obscure entry on the list of European culinary schools (at least when you ask some Americans about it). But despite this lack of name recognition, the dishes that this Eastern European nation had developed in the last millennia or so are damn tasty! But just like with any other given
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Polish cuisine may be an obscure entry on the list of European culinary schools (at least when you ask some Americans about it). But despite this lack of name recognition, the dishes that this Eastern European nation had developed in the last millennia or so are damn tasty! But just like with any other given
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Carrrrrrne asada! Do you remember that Superbowl ad with the two lions? For months after that aired I couldn’t say “carne” without rolling the rrrrrrs. Clever of whatever ad agency came up with that campaign to feature two king carnivores talking about carne asada, which translates literally as “beef grilled”. Carne asada is the thinly sliced, grilled beef
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