It's fun to pick on Martha Stewart. The spun sugar concoctions. The multi-step recipes. The endless search for perfection.
BOOK: Akhil Sharma worked for 13 years on his latest novel, Family Life, and the reason for his extended labors will be obvious to anyone who has experienced an unexpected family tragedy.
I'm looking for a sugar-free BBQ sauce recipe. Thank you.
Mon | Meatless meal
Linguine With White Bean Sauce is a fast vegetarian meal for a weeknight. Prepare 8 to 10 ounces of whole wheat linguine according to package instructions. In a large skillet, saute 1 diced onion and red pepper in olive oil. When soft, add 2 cloves minced garlic. Add 1 can …
Chili can be a contentious topic. Not everyone agrees on the essential ingredients, such as whether beans are a must or ground beef is forbidden. Or whether a good chili absolutely needs to be made with real chiles instead of commercial chili powder. The ensuing debate can get heated. • Kind of like sports. …
Saffron is the most expensive spice in the world but it has amazing culinary and medical properties. The small crocus plant with purple flowers and three stamens is handpicked throughout the Mediterranean and India. About 150,000 flowers are needed to produce 1 kilogram of dry spice (2.2 pounds).
I love mushrooms because they are meaty and satisfying, yet an entire cup has just 15 tiny calories (and 2 grams of protein). Plus, they offer a dose of antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and dietary fiber.
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Mon | Meatless meal
Make a quick-and-easy Greek Frittata for dinner tonight. Start by sauteing chopped fresh spinach in olive oil in an oven-safe skillet. Add roughly chopped kalamata olives and chopped fresh basil to 8 beaten eggs. (You could also use 1 or 2 teaspoons of dried Greek herbs.) …
It's true what they say about New Orleans. If a restaurant remains open in the city, it's because it's good. I got away for the weekend with seven girlfriends and an itinerary revolving around where to eat. We were not disappointed.