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EatingWell: These steak fajitas are perfect for Cinco de Mayo

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This steak fajita recipe uses bottled Italian salad dressing as part of the steak marinade. For a healthy choice, pick dressing with a short and simple ingredient list including canola or olive oil. Serve the steak fajitas with fresh pico de gallo, guacamole and cold beer.

South Texas Steak Fajitas

Serves 4

Active Time: 40 minutes

Total Time...Read more

Environmental Nutrition: Love those lentils!

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Seriously Simple: Citrus quick bread is my Mother’s Day favorite

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Mother’s Day can be filled with anxiety. How best to celebrate your mom? Does she like going out to dinner, spending the day at a long brunch or tea with the family or maybe a hike and a picnic? Once you decide what makes her happy, you can proceed.

So, what am I hoping for this Mother’s Day? Brunch or tea with my daughter. And nothing ...Read more

Kary Osmond: A blend of spices adds nice flavor to chickpea curry

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My husband’s family is from the U.K., and they love a good curry, so I’m always experimenting with curry recipes to impress them. Chickpea curry with potatoes and peas is my latest creation, which had them asking for seconds and for the recipe!

It takes a number of spices to make this curry tasty, but if you don’t have them, you can ...Read more

The Kitchn: Here’s how to make Basque cheesecake at home (prepare to fall in love)

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My first bite of Basque cheesecake was a revelation. I’ve never been a fan of super-rich New York-style cheesecake, so it was as if Basque cheesecake — which is decidedly less sweet and really lets the flavor of the cheese shine — was made for me. I was initially drawn in by its dark, almost-burnt appearance, but it was the caramelized ...Read more

The Kitchn: Burning sugar was my mother’s best cooking advice

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My mother ran a small candy business known for its caramels out of her home. Fans would rave about their buttery texture and robust caramel flavor and constantly ask her what her secret was. People would speculate that there was a secret ingredient she would add, but the truth was her recipe was pretty simple and relied on staples like sugar, ...Read more

Mushroom Steak Sauce

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I’ve never been that fond of the grill. I think I can trace it back to when I was about 20 years old. I bought a charcoal grill that came in a box. I had to put it together. Even with perfectly clear directions, it still took me five hours to get that thing ready to cook a hotdog. It wasn’t the most expensive grill so it didn’t last more ...Read more

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Best Bites: Wonderful Pistachios with Sea Salt & Vinegar

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We love pistachios. Everyone loves pistachios, more or less. But sometimes shelled pistachios can taste a little dull, a bit flat. What they need is salt, and plenty of it. The folks at Wonderful Pistachios have satisfyingly addressed this problem by giving their nuts a bright, sour-salty boost from a dash of vinegar and sea salt. And shelled ...Read more

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Quick Fix: Spicy jerk pork pairs well with coconut-flavored rice

Recipes / Quick Fix /

Hot Jamaican jerk spices coat tender pork tenderloin slices for this easy dinner. Coconut-flavored rice and beans complete the meal.

Jerking is an old Jamaican method for preserving and cooking meat. It is thought to have been invented by the Arawak indigenous peoples of South America and the Caribbean. Today, the men who prepare the meat are ...Read more

Southern Spain’s best-kept secret

Recipes / America's Test Kitchen /

Espinacas con garbanzos is a hyper-regional dish native to Seville with strong Moorish influence that’s substantive and full of flavor.

Briefly simmering canned chickpeas (uniformly tender, well seasoned and convenient) in a combination of chicken broth and chickpea canning liquid tenderized them and infused them with savory flavor.

A picada...Read more

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To curry favor, favor curry: 6 recipes

Recipes / All About Wine /

My house smells amazing.

I just cooked six types of curry, and my house smells like a food stall in Calcutta, or a kitchen in Guangzhou, or a home in Thailand, or a crowded street in Tibet, or a cafeteria in Kashmir, or a pub in England.

Actually, it smells like all of them, all at the same time.

It’s heaven. Absolute culinary heaven.

...Read more

EatingWell: Pasta recipe using one pan is fast with minimal cleanup

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This chicken Parmesan pasta uses the one-pot pasta method to cook your noodles, chicken and sauce all in one skillet for a fast and easy dinner with minimal cleanup. Finish the dish under the broiler to achieve a delicious melted cheese crust.

One-Pan Chicken Parmesan Pasta

Serves 4

Active Time: 45 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes

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Environmental Nutrition: A tough pill to swallow: Are supplements safe?

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The dietary supplement industry brings in billions of dollars each year, with an estimated 90,000 products on the market, including vitamins, minerals, herbs or other botanicals, amino acids, probiotics, or other substances in pill, capsule, tablet, or liquid form. About half of American adults take at least one dietary supplement for health or ...Read more

Seriously Simple: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with pork tacos, California style

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Do you know the meaning of Cinco de Mayo? It’s a holiday that commemorates when the Mexican army defeated the French in the Battle of Puebla against overwhelming odds in 1862. Puebla and many U.S. cities have huge celebrations with parades, festivals and dancing. And, of course, food!

Each year I observe this holiday with an array of fabulous...Read more

The Kitchn: Instant pot salsa chicken salsa is the easiest, most foolproof chicken dinner I know

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Anytime I’m staring down a pack of boneless chicken breasts and need a quick dinner that requires next to no effort, I turn to salsa chicken. It’s the easiest, most foolproof chicken dinner I know, and the reason I always keep a couple of jars of salsa on hand.

After just 15 minutes in the Instant Pot, you’re greeted with a big batch of ...Read more

The Kitchn: This cheesy ranch potato gratin is a fresh twist on the classic casserole

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Choosing the greatest potato dish of all time is an impossible task. Frankly, there are far too many options and they’re all irresistible. But choosing my favorite potato dish to make? That’s an entirely different story, and the answer comes easily: a cheesy ...Read more

Lobster Rolls

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Hold onto your seat folks! You are in for a dose of some bumpy data!

A year to the day that the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the pandemic a study came out. Three thousand people were surveyed. The questions were about weight gain. Before the pandemic, 93 million adults in the US were already obese according to the CDC.

Forty-two ...Read more

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To curry favor, favor curry: 6 recipes

Recipes / All About Wine /

My house smells amazing.

I just cooked six types of curry, and my house smells like a food stall in Calcutta, or a kitchen in Guangzhou, or a home in Thailand, or a crowded street in Tibet, or a cafeteria in Kashmir, or a pub in England.

Actually, it smells like all of them, all at the same time.

It’s heaven. Absolute culinary heaven.

...Read more

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These elite bottles of wine are so exclusive, you can't just buy them

Recipes / All About Wine /

Money alone can’t buy you everything in the wine world. Not, for example, access to Napa winery Ovid’s latest rich-textured white, Experiment No. W.6.9, or to savory Variazioni di Rosso from great Italian estate Ornellaia, or to SGC Medoc, a plush red from a secret plot of vines in Bordeaux.

To get your hands on those and some other unusual...Read more

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Quick Fix: Classic French stew an easy one-pot meal

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Here’s a quick and light version of a classic French stew, chicken fricassee. Here I’ve shortened the usual slow cooking time for the stew, but it captures the essence of the dish’s traditional flavor. Microwaveable brown rice, which takes only a minute to microwave, helps make this an easy, one-pot meal.

Shiitake mushrooms and a hint of ...Read more