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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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Why Waffle House Is the Best Indicator of a Storm’s Severity

As of Thursday morning, Hurricane Dorian is continuing its path along the southeastern U.S., with Georgia and the Carolinas in its path and mandatory evacuations issued for those living in coastal communities. For real-time alerts, you should download FEMA’s app; the app will provide updates and shelter information.Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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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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Soak Your Beans in the Fridge for Faster Meal Prep

Soaking dried beans is a somewhat controversial topic. Some people swear by it, insisting that it reduces gas (eh, maybe) and removes toxins (it definitely does not), but the only guaranteed benefit is shorter cooking time. Still, that’s not nothing, especially if you need dinner on the table ASAP. Read more… Continue Reading at https://lifehacker.com

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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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You Don’t Need Fancy Tools To Clean Peppers

Peppers, of any variety, are a pain in the ass. Irregularly shaped, filled with bitter ribs and somewhere between 12 and 850,000 tiny seeds that make their way into the darker recesses of your kitchen, hoping to be found one day by anthropologists who proclaim “They were just like us!”Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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It’s Okay to Use Store Bought Stuff to Make Your Thanksgiving Easier

Thanksgiving is only a few days away, and I’ve exhausted my supply of Turkey Day puns. Like many of you, I sat down and planned out the whole affair well in advance, even changing the way I roast my turkey this year to cut down time in the kitchen and open the oven up to […]

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Stock Your Freezer With Ground Beef—But Cook It First

Whether you stocked up at a sale or bought time on a looming best-by date, you very likely have some ground beef in your freezer. It seems so useful, like such a good starting point for so many recipes, but when have you ever remembered to defrost frozen ground beef in advance? Then you’ve got […]

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Turn Goop’s Three-Day “Detox” Into a Realistic (and Tasty) Meal Plan

I try to eat healthy. I really do. But if I haven’t planned ahead and don’t have a healthy meal in the fridge, I could end up eating anything. I won’t go into detail except to say that one time I had cookies for dinner right before rushing off to teach a nutrition class. I’m […]

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Turn Goop’s Three-Day “Detox” Into a Realistic (and Tasty) Meal Plan

I try to eat healthy. I really do. But if I haven’t planned ahead and don’t have a healthy meal in the fridge, I could end up eating anything. I won’t go into detail except to say that one time I had cookies for dinner right before rushing off to teach a nutrition class. I’m […]

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Prep Cook: Waffle Iron Hash Browns, Black Bean Taquitos, Mushroom Ragu, and More

Welcome back to Prep Cook, where we test out a week’s worth of recipes so you only eat the most delicious ones! Just in time for your weekend grocery run, we have black bean taquitos, walnut apple meatloaf, cauliflower pizza bites, and more on the menu.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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