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Ramen Hacks: 30+ Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Instant Noodles SLIDESHOW: Ramen Hacks: 30+ Easy Ways to Upgrade Your Instant Noodles [Photographs: J. Kenji Lopez-Alt] Ramen in the U.S. has come a long way. 24 Must-See Diagrams That Will Make Eating Healthy Super Easy 1. For fruit-ophiles. Photos by Grace Hitchcock for PopSugar / Via popsugar.com Some diets require precision.

Sourdough Scones I went through a spell of baking scones last year, but stopped when everyone in my family seemed to have their fill of them. Lately though, they have been asking for scones. I have been having really good success with my sourdough biscuits, so I decided to try my hand at sourdough scones. I have always used volume measurements for my biscuits and scones, so I'm comfortable using that method for this recipe. The starter is leftover starter straight out of my fridge. The scones turned out fluffy and flaky.

Rotary Peeler by Damian Evans for Joseph Joseph & Yanko Design Peeling With Three Variations There is a reason why potato peelers come with brown handles; to blend in with the peels, so that you accidentally throw it out with the trash and replace it with a new one. With a sophisticated peeler like this Rotary Peeler, I doubt any such accidents will happen.

A Culinary Tour of the US: 12 All American Foodie Picks Posted by Katie on Thursday, September 12, 2013 · 5 Comments The melting pot ethos of the U.S. has helped create some fantastic regional culinary delights. No matter where you visit, there’s bound to be a famous regional dish. Here are 12 cities to visit to taste the best of America. EatWith host David’s all-American Brooklyn pizza 1) New York City Cheesecake An Ingenious Cookbook Uses Infographics Instead Of Words How do you make lasagna? Even though it’s not that complex of a dish, to spell out the methodology--the specific ingredients and the many small, easy steps of prep work--it would take me half a page of type or more. But for designer/illustrator Katie Shelly, writer of Picture Cook: See. Make. Eat., the recipe for lasagna looks a lot different.

Smoked Carrot "Lox" Recipe on Food52 Cooking is more fun with friends. Find your friends who are already on Food52, and invite others who aren't to join. Let's GoLearn more Use our spice primer to learn what spices go with which foods, and how to experiment. So you’ve stocked your cupboard and are eager to spice up your meals. But what to add to what? The possibilities for seasoning are endless, but to get you started here's a list with some tried and true matches. Don’t be limited by traditional uses, though — some of the most exquisite dishes come from unexpected seasonings. Beans (dried) — cumin, cayenne, chili, parsley, pepper, sage, savory, thyme Beef — basil, bay, chili, cilantro, curry, cumin, garlic, marjoram, mustard, oregano, parsley, pepper, rosemary, sage, savory, tarragon, thyme

Season This With That: A Quick Guide to Common Spices for Common Dishes As the resident food lover in my family, I often get panicked 5pm phone calls asking how to season a bowl of steamed veggies or what can replace thyme or if there's a way to make this chicken taste less boring. While there is really no "One Right Way" to season or spice your favorite foods, here's a quick guide to some of the most common — and dependably tasty! — ways to do it. A Million Ways to Roast a Chicken When given the choice between fresh herbs and dried herbs, fresh herbs are going give you better flavor every time. Likewise, whole spices freshly-ground right before you use them will also taste better.

Cooking Easter Power Moves: 10 Ways to Cook with Cadbury Creme Eggs Another Easter means another chance to make Food52's homemade Cadbury Creme Egg recipe. But maybe you are one of those people who says, "Why the hell would I attempt to recreate something as… Eating History: The Art of Cooking with Saltines I can't imagine eating soup or having cheese at a party without saltines, but these snacking staples are good for more than just nibbling. Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala I was craving the aromatic spices of Indian food this week, so I thought I’d try my hand at a Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala. Normally the chicken in Tikka Masala is marinated in yogurt, grilled, and then combined with a rich and creamy tomato sauce, but I wanted to make a simple “set it and forget it” style slow cooker version, even if it’s a bit inauthentic. All I really care about is whether it tastes good, is easy, and cheap. This recipe is definitely all of those things.

The Metric Kitchen - StumbleUpon The instructions and tables presented below will walk the reader through converting a recipe to metric measures. It is important to note that these conversions only work with U.S. recipes. Customary measures like cups, pints, quarts, and gallons mean different things in different countries. For example, if you try to convert a British or Australian recipe to metric using these instructions, it may flop. For the sake of keeping things simple, I have slightly rounded off the measurements stated below. 100 Greatest Cooking Tips (of all time!) : Chefs 1. Remember, y'all, it’s all about the prep. Take away the stress by doing the prep the night or day before. The Best New Way to Bring Your Lunch I’ll admit it—my workday lunches can get pretty boring. I always think I’m going to finally make use of all those delicious recipes I’ve been pinning away, but then nighttime rolls around and I’m too busy watching really important things like The Bachelorette and Vampire Diaries. And then morning comes, and I’m running around like a headless chicken and I’m lucky if I remember my keys and bus pass on the way out the door, let alone find time to throw a tasty lunch together. But with a teensy amount of planning, delicious lunches can be just a few easy steps away. All it takes is a trip to the grocery store on a Sunday afternoon, a couple pantry staples, some mason jars, and an hour of your time. Why mason jars, you might ask?

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