CalflameWhen grilling, it's important to buy the right cut of steak, marinate it properly, and have all of the essential ingredients on hand, but there are also the tools that stand behind the foods that make your grilling endeavors great ones. We're not just talking about gadgets like tongs, corn-roasters, and injectors, but instead the actual grill that you light up and cook all of your delicious summer meals on.
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To evaluate the quality of a grill, we rounded up the most expensive grills on the market and determined whether or not they were actually worth their cost. Sure, surface space may be important to you when choosing a grill, but would you shell out the extra $2,000 for work space and storage space, too? Can't decide whether you want charcoal or gas? What if we told you that you could have both, but for a $20,000 price tag?
5) Tec Infra-Red Four-Burner Gas Grill Unit: $7,560
This grill has an award-winning brand name to stand behind the price tag. Winner of
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CalflameWhen grilling, it's important to buy the right cut of steak, marinate it properly, and have all of the essential ingredients on hand, but there are also the tools that stand behind the foods that make your grilling endeavors great ones. We're not just talking about gadgets like tongs, corn-roasters, and injectors, but instead the actual grill that you light up and cook all of your delicious summer meals on.Read More »from 5 of the Most Expensive Grills and Are They Worth It?
Carrot and Zucchini RibbonsSouthwestern seasonings make this quick side salad a great complement to summer's grilled foods.Read More »from The Prettiest Summer Side Salad
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- 1 tablespoon(s) fresh lime juice
- 1 teaspoon(s) vegetable oil
- 1/8 teaspoon(s) chipotle chile powder
- 1/4 teaspoon(s) salt
- 1/4 teaspoon(s) pepper
- 3 medium carrots, peeled
- 1 large zucchini
- 1/4 cup(s) fresh cilantro leaves
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1. Whisk together lime juice, oil, chile powder, salt, and pepper in large bowl.
2. Use vegetable peeler to cut carrots into long ribbons. Stop peeling when you reach core; discard. Shave zucchini into ribbons; stop peeling when you reach seeds; discard. Cut all ribbons in half.
3. Add ribbons and cilantro leaves to bowl with dressing; toss until evenly coated.
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Creamy, delicious avocados are a healthy way to add tons of nutrients and flavor to your meals, from breakfast to dessert. Full of monounsaturated fat, fiber, and vitamins, this versatile super fruit can be used in so many ways, both in and out of the kitchen, as these recipes prove.
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Smoked salmon with avocado and toast1. Avocado and smoked salmon on toast: Streamline your morning routine with this quick breakfast. It provides healthy fats from the avocado, protein from the smoked salmon, and tons of flavor from the tamari and lemon.
2 slices gluten-free bread
1 ripe avocado, halved
Juice of 1/2 lemon
1 dash tamari soy sauce
2 slices smoked salmon
Directions: Toast bread. In a small bowl, use a fork to mash avocado with lemon juice, tamari, and pepper to taste. Spread avocado mixture on toast and top with salmon.
Nutrition score per serving: 297 calories, 16g fat
flickr_USDAgovThe evidence is overwhelming. Not only are children unaware of where their food comes from - in some cases they don't even know what it is. The British Nutrition Foundation (BNF) recently conducted a study including over 27,000 children and found that nearly 20 percent of primary school children believed that tomatoes grew under the ground, that cheese came from plants, and that pasta was an animal product.Read More »from Do You Know What Your Children Are Eating?
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The study's alarming results has served as a wake up call to educators and parents around the world and as a reminder of the importance of educating children about their food.
The upcoming Food Day 2013, then, couldn't have come at a better time. This annual, grassroots campaign event was founded by the Center for Science in the Public Interest and has a partnership with Jamie Oliver's Food Foundation, a nonprofit organization that advocates for better governmental food policies. Food Day 2013, currently scheduled to
Patricia StagichCaprese salad often makes many appearances during the summer months. Fresh and delicious, it's the perfect way to celebrate the warmer months, as it requires ingredients that are in their prime like tomatoes and basil. Even better, a true caprese only has five ingredients: mozzarella, tomatoes, basil, salt, and olive oil, so there are very few things to buy and prepare, making it a quick salad to throw together. Because of the ease in its preparation and beauty of its ingredients, it often finds its way onto your summer dinner table, time and time again.Read More »from 6 Unusual Ways to Serve Caprese Salad
Caprese salad should never be disinvited to your summer cookout, but it's important to give it a makeover from time to time. Take a look at these easy recipes and keep the craze for caprese going strong.
Caprese Bites Recipe
This fun and easy appetizer involves all the tastes of classic a classic caprese salad, but in miniature form. Held together by a toothpick, they're perfect for passing around during a summer cocktail party.
SubwayThe Crunchy Chicken Enchilada Melt is currently in development and testing in Florida and Seattle according to the Huffington Post, and it isn't at a Taco Bell. Subway is partnering with Frito-Lay to incorporate Fritos into its sandwiches with a Mexican twist.Read More »from Subway Testing Chicken Sandwich with Fritos
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Subway took a page out of Taco Bell's book (read: the Doritos Locos Tacos), using Frito-Lay products to add a new aspect to its food. The new Subway melt will reportedly have chicken, enchilada sauce, Monterrey cheddar cheese, and Fritos, according to Food Beast.
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This move surprises many, as Subway has prided itself on being an icon of healthy eating, sporting the likes of Olympic athletes and the famous Jared. Fritos aren't exactly a health food, but Subway hopes to bring more inventive options to its menu with the enchilada melt.
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istock/LauriPattersonYou know the situation all too well. You're hosting a dinner party and guests are all seated around the table, well into their main course. Glasses are full of the '82 bordeaux you pulled out for the occasion. Just as the conversation deepens, a wayward elbow knocks over a glass of wine. Oops. There goes that white tablecloth. So do you reach for the Shout or head to the kitchen pantry and pull out the box of salt?Read More »from Everything You Need to Know About Fighting Stains
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Yup, you heard me right. Fighting a variety of common household stains is as easy as reaching into your pantry or fridge and pulling out things like dish soap, white vinegar, lemon juice, salt, and white wine.
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So the next time you head out to the market to stock up on snacks for your next party, add some vinegar, lemons, and a big box of salt to your list. Because you never know when a stain will next get in your way of having a good day.
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flickr_ilovemypitsPassionate professors and nutritionists have set out to prove that kale is more than just a current nutrition fad that's making its way into every organic smoothie and gourmet salad bar around the world.Read More »from Kale: More Than Just a Trend
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Drew Ramsey, assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at Columbia University fervently condones the "kale hype" for its powerful effects on brain health in his new book, 50 Shades of Kale. Here, he praises kale for its high nutrient density, culinary flexibility, and agricultural adaptability.
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Ramsey explains that kale contains powerful phytonutrients like sulfurophane, kaempferol, and carotenoids that can help your body detox, turn on genes that promote longer life, and fight cancer.
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Further, kale boasts more than 100 percent of your daily needs of each vitamin A, C, and K, which serves as an important
Larry MooreWhen it was announced that the beloved Twinkie would finally be making its way back to grocery store shelves on July 15th after a much-too-long hiatus brought on by parent company Hostess' bankruptcy, there was much rejoicing. It appears as if the classic processed snack cake will taste just like the one you remember, albeit with one tweak: there's a good chance that the Twinkie you purchase might have been shipped to the store frozen.Read More »from Why is Hostess Now Freezing Twinkies?
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In another sign of the cake's legendary durability, the New York Post learned that a percentage of Twinkies will be frozen before being shipped out to grocers, in an effort to "date the product for freshness," and provide them with "flexibility in filling their shelves," a representative told The Huffington Post.
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Arthur BovinoBars are wonderful institutions, part watering hole, part social hub, part cultural phenomenon - places where people go when they want to be out in a crowd or else to be alone; where they can (depending on the bar) laugh, talk, dance, sing, sulk, play, fight, flirt, and of course leave sobriety far behind if that's what they're after. Places where people just go.Read More »from The Best Bars in America
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Every bar has its own personality, influenced by location and décor, by specialty (music, featured booze, clientele), and by the personality of its proprietors and bartenders - but that personality can change over time, meaning either from hour to hour or year to year. There are reasonably sedate after-work places that turn into raging singles scenes as midnight approaches, and there are bluegrass bars that evolve into biker bars over the course of a decade.
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