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] Teenagers Food Pyramid MyPlate has replaced the old Food Pyramid and is an easier, more visually appealing solution for teens who want to eat healthy. The plate also seems less cluttered and easier to understand than the pyramid and it reflects changes in dietary recommendations from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). MyPlate Guidelines
Top 10 Skills to Master Your Grill @jonny6pak: AFAIC, marinades are NEVER the way to go. I've never had a piece of meat that was somehow made better by soaking it in something. A brine will help tenderize and will flavorize to the extent that you like salt (and yes is much better than any marinade I've had), but honestly, I think a good homemade rub is all you need 99.9% of the time. I rub chicken, pork, and beef with consistently good results. I also coat the outside of beef and pork with olive oil to help with searing. 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
Explore the Food Guide Pyramid (Teen Interactive) Skip Navigation TeensHealth from Nemours for Parents for Kids for Teens Feed The Freezer: Freezer Cooking Guide Are you ready to cook once, eat for a month? Time to try freezer cooking! The concept of freezer cooking goes by many names. 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.
The Finger Test to Check the Doneness of Meat Print Photography Credit: Elise Bauer There are two basic methods to test for how done your meat is while you are cooking it—use a meat thermometer, or press on the meat with your fingertips. The problem with the meat thermometer approach is that when you poke a hole into the meat with a thermometer, it can let juices escape, juices that you would rather have stay in the meat. For this reason, most experienced cooks rely on a “finger test” method, especially on steaks (whole roasts are better tested with a thermometer).
10 ingredients to fancy up your meals Sure, you can follow a recipe and whip up something elaborate when you want to show off. But you don’t do that every day. We don't do that every day. Nobody does that every day. Foods to Improve Moods - Healthy Living Tips at WomansDay.com While that tub of ice cream in the back of the freezer may be what you crave when you’re feeling blue, there is a long list of other (healthier!) foods that can cure a grouchy morning or a stressed-out afternoon. We talked to the experts to get the scoop on what to eat to make you feel better no matter what your mood.