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These Cold, Spicy Noodles Will Soothe Your Sweaty Soul

Summertime is, to me, synonymous with spicy peanut noodles, which I’ve been making every summer since I was allowed to cook pasta by myself. I love them so much that they almost make suffering through vicious, swampy heat and humidity feel worthwhile. Almost. Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Billion puts piano driven house spin on Alison Wonderland’s ‘Easy’

Billion makes remixing look “Easy.” Billion removes the focus on the temperate and slow paced synth work that defines Alison Wonderland‘s original, shifting the attention to a strong background piano melody that energetically drives the rework forward, seamlessly speeding listeners of Billion’s take ahead to the revamp’s house oriented percussive sweet spots. Photo Credit: The […]

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Use Labneh for the Best Frozen Yogurt Pops

In the hierarchy of frozen desserts, frozen yogurt “popsicles” rarely make it into my top 10. Invented as a way to trick children into thinking they are eating “dessert,” these icy sticks of fruit and yogurt rarely achieve the texture and flavor required to be considered “indulgent.” This is all fixed, however, by…Read more… Continue […]

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You Need to Add Potato Chips to Your Eggs 

Potato chips are usually thought of as a lunchtime companion—a crunchy side to your sandwich or wrap—but their time has come to shine as a breakfast star. Think of them as a low-effort breakfast potato, which is the best kind of breakfast potato, especially on those morning where frying something seems impossible.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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This Blueberry Pan Sauce is Good on Any Meat

Usually, when I think of blueberries, I think of muffins, pie, and Blueberry Morning—a cereal I was obsessed with from ages nine through 12. These are all good things, but I urge you to reconsider the blueberry, and smother steaks, chops, and wild game with this juicy, surprisingly balanced pan sauce.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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The Best Potatoes au Gratin Don’t Contain Any Cheese

Oh, hello. Do I have your attention? Are you ready to fire off an angry comment, condemning me and my worst take yet? I feel you friend, for I had a similar reaction when someone told me that potatoes au gratin didn’t need any cheese.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How to Make a Whole Mess of Fancy Mussels

Mussels are one of those sexy, evocative dishes that seems best executed by a fancy-pants chef at a corner bistro, but a big bowl of the bivalves is one of the most weeknight-friendly meals you can make. If you’ve ever been wary of cooking shellfish at home, mussels are a great place to start.Read more… […]

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You Don’t Have to Drain These Instant Pot Mashed Potatoes

One of my favorite things to cook in the Instant Pot (or any pressure cooker) is root vegetables that would otherwise take much longer. Potatoes most certainly fall into this category, especially since you can make perfectly creamy mashed potatoes entirely in the Instant Pot, no draining required.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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What to Do With Roasted Marrow Bones

Eating bone marrow is an experience best described as “viscerally decadent.” Once roasted, the luscious meat butter inside the bones can be scraped out and spread on toast, mixed with rice and vegetables, or eaten on top of more meat for a crazy carnivorous experience.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Clean Out Your Fridge by Baking Some Bread

If you’ve happened to visit Pinterest in the last five years or so, you have no doubt seen a recipe or ten for some iteration of three-ingredient, no-knead bread. These recipes are popular for good reason. Not only are these loaves extremely impressive for the amount of work they demand, they are excellent vehicles…Read more… […]

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The Easiest Way to Make Cheese and Chocolate Fondue for Two

Whether made with cheese or chocolate, fondue has a kind of cheesy, finicky reputation. But in spite of its kitsch, dipping bits of food in gooey, melted fromage or dark, liquid chocolate makes for a fun, flirty, surprisingly low-effort meal.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Use Salsa as a Sandwich Topper 

A good sandwich doesn’t need more than meat, cheese, and bread, but adding some tomato, onion, or other vegetable can make it truly great through the addition of fresh flavor and texture. Instead of slicing and dicing each of these components individually, you can save time by piling on the salsa.Read more… Continue Reading at […]

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How to Make a Frittata, the Omelette for Lazy People

Look, omelettes are wonderful little egg dishes—particularly when they involve cheese and other fillings—but there’s no denying they require a bit of babying. If you want a cheesy, vegetable-studded egg dish that is much more forgiving of your dismal attention span, you need to start making frittatas.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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Try These Sweet Potato Recipes for Every Meal

Cold temperatures bring out carb cravings both sweet and savory, and the sweet potato is equipped to handle both. Not only are these babies the perfect base for all sorts of fillings, they provide a bit more flavor (and nutrients) than their paler counterparts, and can be enjoyed morning, noon, and night.Read more… Continue Reading […]

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