We're counting down to Cinco de Mayo
All week-long we’re going Tex-Mex and Mexican inspired recipes! Today’s Daily Bite: Poblano Cream Pasta with Shrimp!
Study like a Chef!
The author of a new cookbook-meets-study guide says teens can learn tricky vocabulary words just by following a recipe. We feel smarter already. Cook Your Way Through the S.A.T. ($13, barnesandnoble.com) is filled with 99 recipes designed to help kids learn and retain new words. Each dish includes a fun-facts blurb with 10 special terms, followed by a match-game quiz on their meanings....
Cold Brew (Iced) Coffee
If you know me, then you know I am obsessed with iced coffee. Last week, I made coffee ice cubes, so this week I decided to try my hand at cold brew coffee. What’s the difference? Cold brew coffee is brewed without heat and therefore produces a less astringent and acidic coffee. How do you make it? Step 1: Pour room temperature water over coarsely ground coffee, stir then let sit for a...
Mix Over-the-Top Pop!
Soda fountain, meet your future! Blending one part old-school vending machine with one part new-school technology, the Coca-Cola Freestyle lets users customize their own personal beverages. Push a button on the LCD touch screen to choose from over 120 different flavors—like hard-to-find Orange Coke and Fanta Peach, or non-fizzy Hi-C and flavored waters. Unveiled during the 2008 Beijing Olympics,...
Happy National Jelly Bean Day!
I’m celebrating with these cute Snapple jelly beans, yum! —Judith Pena, Assistant to the Editor-in-Chief
#EarthDayFun Twitter Chat!
We’re tweeting eco-friendly tips for families, upcycled craft ideas, green recipes, and more with our sister brands! Join the conversation 2-4 p.m. EDT and share your favorite eco-friendly tips and tricks. We can’t wait to “tweet” with you you! What: #EarthDayFun Tweet Chat presented by Meredith Corporation brands When: 2-4 p.m. EDT, Friday, April 20 Where: Follow along on Twitter or...
The Book of Burger
[[MORE]] Rachael Ray haters, step aside: she’s been in the burger game for years now, throwing her wildly popular Rachael Ray Burger Bashes since 2006. This book has potential to rise above Ray’s typical weeknight, super-quick, kid-feeding assembly line type dishes and into the realm of fascinating cookbooks. Expect: interesting recipes hidden among crazy condiments and her...
Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the...