Suck at Cooking? Pinterest’s Computer Vision Can Help

May 23rd, 2017 Food, Technology
Suck at Cooking? Pinterest’s Computer Vision Can Help

You can now take a picture of a cucumber and jump to that tomato-cucumber-basil salad recipe a little faster. The post Suck at Cooking? Pinterest’s Computer Vision Can Help appeared first on WIRED.

4 Foolproof Tips to Make Healthy Veggie Chips at Home

May 23rd, 2017 Food
4 Foolproof Tips to Make Healthy Veggie Chips at Home Blog Post

Sweet Potato Chips

We’ve all been there: caught with our hand at the bottom of a chip bag that is somehow now empty. We promised ourselves just a few, but what happened?

The Easy Frozen Yogurt Dessert You’ll Be Eating All Summer Long

May 23rd, 2017 Food
The Easy Frozen Yogurt Dessert You'll Be Eating All Summer Long Blog Post

 

Memorial Day Entertaining

May 23rd, 2017 Food

You bring the grill, we’ll bring the recipes. Meaty mains, grilled vegetables, cocktails, and everything in between!

The Pasta Primavera You’ve Always Wanted: Lighter, Greener, Springier

May 23rd, 2017 Food

Pasta primavera, or “spring pasta,” can be found on menus in fine-dining establishments and chain restaurants alike. Some recipes are overcomplicated; others don’t feature a single piece of real spring produce. This recipe fixes all of that.

Memorial Day Burger Recipes

May 23rd, 2017 Food

More variations on the classic than you’ll know what to do with.

How to Crumb-Coat a Layer Cake

May 23rd, 2017 Food

For the most beautiful layer cakes, put stray crumbs on lockdown with a thin layer of Swiss buttercream to seal the surface of the cake. A crumb coat will also shore up a layer cake’s basic shape, giving it straight sides and clean edges all around.

Spicy Grilled Chicken Tacos

May 22nd, 2017 Food

Spicy Grilled Chicken Tacos

We have a family motto and it is this: Everything goes better in a tortilla.

Any and every kind of leftover can go inside a warm tortilla, usually with a healthy dose of pickled jalapenos. I can always sniff out a late-night snacker when the aroma of tortillas heating in a hot pan on the stove comes wafting through the house.

Today’s tacos are more purposeful – a deliberate meal instead of a secretive midnight snack!

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Steaks, Brisket, Kebabs, and More: 16 Grilled Beef Recipes for Memorial Day

May 22nd, 2017 Food

It’s hard to look at an open flame and not imagine a perfectly charred slab of beef.

Baked Vegetable and Cream Cheese Wontons

May 20th, 2017 Food

Baked Vegetable and Cream Cheese Wontons

Making dumplings is a big tradition in my family. When I was young, my mother would wake me up early on Sunday mornings to make dumplings with her and my grandmother. We would spend an hour or two filling and shaping dumplings, and then cook them for brunch for the rest of the family.

It was a lot of work, but I always got first dibs on the freshly made dumplings!

Now that I live away from my family, I still try to keep that weekend dumpling-making tradition alive.

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What Is “Sushi-Grade,” Anyway? A Guide to Eating Raw Fish at Home

May 20th, 2017 Food

We spoke to some experts to help demystify what “sushi-” and “sashimi-grade” mean, and to outline best practices for preparing fish at home for raw consumption, whether it’s crudo, sashimi, ceviche, or aguachile.

A Li’l Mozz and a Lotta Labne Make This Spring Vegetable Salad Shine

May 20th, 2017 Food

A celebration of spring produce, this light, flavorful salad combines cucumbers, red onions, fava beans, peas, asparagus, and arugula.

How to Level a Layer Cake (No Toothpicks Required)

May 19th, 2017 Food

Leveling a cake layer isn’t just about creating a perfectly flat top. It’s a way to improve the shelf life and flavor of the cake by ensuring it’s in direct contact with the filling.

Special Sauce: Andy Ricker on Why He Doesn’t Call Himself a Chef

May 19th, 2017 Food

on today’s episode, my conversation with Andy Ricker ranges far and wide, starting with his idiosyncratic take on what he does for a living.

These Coconut Fruit Bowls Are Trending on Pinterest and We’re Obsessed

May 18th, 2017 Food
These Coconut Fruit Bowls Are Trending on Pinterest and We're Obsessed Blog Post

Move over, pineapple bowls, there’s a new (healthy) stuffed shell taking over and we’re just as obsessed as everyone else on social media. Coconut fruit bowls—aka halved coconuts filled with yummy smoothies, fruit or a combo of both—are sweeping Pinterest and why wouldn’t they be?

13 Grilled Burger Recipes for Memorial Day

May 18th, 2017 Food

To get your Memorial Day barbecue going we’ve rounded up 13 of our favorite grilled burger recipes (including a few meat-free options for your vegetarian friends).

Give Pulled Pork a Day Off: Serve Pulled Lamb Instead

May 18th, 2017 Food

A juicy sandwich that screams with flavor, starring tender oven-braised lamb, a barbecue sauce spiked with Indian spices, and a bright, refreshing cabbage slaw.

The Best Backyard Pizza Ovens

May 18th, 2017 Food

In recent years, dozens of manufacturers and start-ups have produced outdoor ovens that promise true Neapolitan-style pizza in your own backyard. Here are our picks for the very best of them, both stand-alone units and those designed to sit atop your gas grill.

Bye Bye Birdie: 17 Grilled Chicken Recipes to Devour This Memorial Day

May 18th, 2017 Food

Here’s 17 of our favorite grilled chicken recipes, from a simple spatchcocked bird to Thai-style satay to homemade chicken sausages with roasted garlic and feta.

Chicken Breasts with Mustard Cream Sauce

May 17th, 2017 Food

Chicken Breasts with Mustard Cream Sauce

This elegant dish is so easy to make, it’s almost criminal. But luckily, I don’t think anyone will get in trouble just for making really special chicken fit for anything from a weeknight meal to a dinner party — even if it does only take a half an hour.

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