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Tea party: This simple recipe is perfect for any time of year

karyosmond.com This ginger tea recipe was given to me by my nana. I love how comforting the smell and taste of this delicious drink is (and how it tickles my tongue!). Ginger has amazing healing properties (there's a reason ginger ale helps settle upset stomachs), so this tea is ideal to make during...

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  • EatingWell: Fiesta in a bowl

    EatingWell: Fiesta in a bowl

    This savory chicken vegetable soup seems even richer with the smoky flavor from roasted poblano peppers and garlic. Serve with tortilla chips. Southwestern Vegetable & Chicken Soup Serves 8 Active Time: 1 hour Total Time: 1 1/2 hours 2 medium poblano peppers 2 teaspoons canola oil 12 ounces boneless,...

      • Work with what you've got, and you'll create a tasty new recipe

        Work with what you've got, and you'll create a tasty new recipe

        karyosmond.com I tried to make Singapore noodles one night, only to realize, I had no rice noodles in the house. And, yes, I could have ventured out to get some; but I at times can be lazy. So out went the noodles, and in came rice! The substitution worked perfectly. Stir-frying is easy, if you...

          • The Kitchn: Something savory to start the day off right

            The Kitchn: Something savory to start the day off right

            TheKitchn.com I have told you that brunch is my favorite meal of the day, and winter is perhaps the high point for brunch. But while I am looking forward to these sleepy morning meals, I have to admit that many brunch recipes are too sweet for me. If a sweet monkey bread with a gooey glaze showed...

              • The Kitchn: Crispy potatoes go with everything

                The Kitchn: Crispy potatoes go with everything

                TheKitchn.com My meal plans are rooted in simple weeknight dinners that come together as quickly as possible, so it should come as no surprise that my side dish preferences follow suit. That's just part of the reason these roasted potatoes are currently on repeat. It's also because they go with...

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                  • Pictures: Testing the perfect meat thermometer

                    The perfect meat thermometer

                    This grilling season, instead of relying on poking, stabbing and old-fashioned guessing to tell us when our meat is done, it is time to step up and find the perfect meat thermometer. We tried several types and found a wide range of accuracy and features. Word to the wise: When checking doneness,...

                      • Pictures: Get the scoop

                        Get the scoop

                        Who knew that there are almost as many ways to scoop ice cream as there are flavors at the grocery store? We did the research to find the most efficient tools to serve the ice creams, sorbets and gelatos you're dipping into this summer. From old-fashioned scoopers to newfangled spades, we checked...

                          • Gifts for the heart of the kitchen

                            Sweet, helpful kitchen gifts

                            A way to show thanks: For the mom who often gathers her family in the kitchen, to join in when she stirs up some sweet treat or preps the family dinner, consider these delicious, witty and helpful ideas to accompany a handful of tulips or a potted orchid. And a card, of course, perhaps a handmade...

                              • Pictures: The new crop of grilling gadgets

                                New spring grilling gadgets

                                We tested some fun gadgets to find out which will make your outdoor cooking more efficient and flavorful. We also found a few that might be best to avoid when restocking your culinary tool belt. Check out our choices before investing in a brightly colored silicone set or shiny new grill pan.

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                                  • Revisit the chopped salad with new twists

                                    Chopped salads

                                    Cube by cube, chopped salads deliver array of tastes, textures and colors

                                      • Making it better than takeout

                                        Shrimp with green chili

                                        Reconstructing a favorite shrimp stir-fry recipe at home

                                          • Sauté lettuce for unusual side dish

                                            Sauté lettuce for unusual side dish

                                            Cooking lettuce is uncommon in the United States, but my Chinese and Japanese friends feel any type of green is right for the wok. The secret to stir-frying lettuce is to make sure your wok or skillet is very hot and to cook the lettuce only seconds so that it remains crisp and colorful. The rich...

                                              • Recipe: Eggs stuffed with caviar

                                                Recipe: Eggs stuffed with caviar

                                                Simple yet elegant party appetizer will turn heads

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