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Kale chips recipe

Kale is like the Nicolas Cage of Hipsterism. You find it everywhere! Hipsters use kale in smoothies and salads, wraps, pizzas, detoxifying teas, and even ice cream. Although vegetarians once laid claim to this...

Gnocchi with basil pesto recipe

Ingredients: Gnocchi 3 lb potatoes, peeled and mashed 2 cups all purpose flour 1 egg 1/2 tsp salt 1 Tbsp olive oil Pesto 2 cups basil leaves 1/3 cup pecorino cheese 5 garlic cloves...

Vegan Shepherd’s Pie recipe

Shepherd’s pie (made with minced lamb or mutton) or cottage pie (made with minced beef) is a meat pie with a crust of mashed potato, not pastry. The dish can vary widely within its...

Should you stick with Teflon?

The chemical polytetrafluoro­ethylene (PTFE), with nonstick properties, was discovered accidentally in 1938 by a DuPont chemist working with refrigerant gases. Shortly after, PTFE (dubbed Teflon) appeared as a coating on cookware and other products,...

Sourdough loaf

Ingredients 300 grams – whole wheat flower 300 grams – all purpose or bread flour 512 grams – water 63 grams – starter 10 grams salt Instructions If you do mill your own flour...

Best roast potatoes recipe

Large chunks of potato maximize the contrast between exterior and interior. Parboiling the potatoes in alkaline water breaks down their surfaces, creating tons of starchy slurry for added surface area and crunch. Infusing the...

Chocolate sponge with fresh ginger

Ingredients: 175 grams + 50 grams of butter 175 grams of flour 175 grams of sugar 300 ml of cream a piece of ginger 3 eggs two tablespoons of golden syrup Teaspoon of vanilla...

The raw food diet craze

The belief in the benefits of raw foods—sometimes called “living foods”—is nothing new. Sylvester Graham, for whom the cracker is named, promoted raw foods 150 years ago, just as some chefs, cookbooks, celebrities, and...

Toasted walnut potato salad

Potato salad recipe Ingredients 2 tbsp walnut pieces (optional) 1 tbsp tarragon or cider vinegar 2 tsp Dijon mustard 2 tbsp olive oil 2 tbsp walnut oil 1 tsp honey flaked sea salt and...

How to make Subway cookies

Making Subway cookies is incredibly easy. You don’t have to be an expert baker to make them – Anyone can make them in minutes! All you need to do is follow the step by...