Archive | meal planning

How to Share a Meal When You’re Physically Distancing

It seems that—at least in parts of Pennsylvania—restaurants were overrun on Sunday with customers wanting (expecting?) their usual special, celebratory meals for Mother’s Day. So many people flocked to places like Red Lobster and Olive Garden, at least according to TMZ and Twitter, that the result was extra-long lines…Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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The Best Meal-Planning Hack Is Selfishness

At some point in the post-Instant Pot recipe landscape, “meal planning” became code for “packing five or six identical lunches and pretending to be psyched to eat them all.” Of course, if you actually are psyched to eat them all, that’s one thing—but seeing as there are nearly as many articles on how to stick […]

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Surprising and Delicious Foods You Can Make in a Rice Cooker

For the past few years, the Instant Pot has been the sweetheart of the one-pot cooking world. But before it was the hot item on everyone’s registries, there was the rice cooker. But don’t let the name fool you: rice cookers cook more than just rice.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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How to Get Excited About Cooking For Yourself

“Cooking for one” has an undeserved reputation as the saddest kind of cooking, but have you ever tried cooking for someone that hates tomatoes? No matter your relationship status, you have to eat, and a simple shift in how you view the activity can turn the act of self-preservation into something truly nourishing and…Read more… […]

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How to Eat Perfectly Ripe Bananas All Week

Everyone has their preferred point of banana ripeness. I like mine completely yellow, without a brown spot in sight. Some people like them freckled, and some monsters like them mushy and brown. No matter what your preference, buying a whole bunch at once always seems to leave you with some less than desirable nanners.Read more… […]

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How to Make a Meal Plan For Your Next Vacation

I’ve always been a fan of pre-travel planning, to the point that I build a packing grid before every trip. The packing grid includes outfit components for every day of travel (based on predicted weather and activity), as well as a list of essentials that I don’t want to leave behind: Advil, Band-Aids, my Fitbit…Read […]

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What Is the One Food Habit You Wish You Could Break?

Hello, and welcome back to What’s Cooking?, the open thread where you get to share your brilliant thoughts, advice, recipes, and opinions on all things food-related. This week, I’d like to talk about our bad habits and failures, and see if we can help each other be better (or we could just revel in our […]

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