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These kitchen items from Amazon I actually use in my own kitchen
You can get them all on Amazon, and since it’s Prime Day, why not treat yourself to something special for your kitchen? Instant Pots are insanely popular, so if you already have one, you know just how versatile this kitchen appliance can be. It’s really great for steaming veggies, too. Really nice Dutch ovens can get really expensive, but this one on Amazon is a reasonable price, and it’s a great quality. Having both of these items in your kitchen will be great additions.
Celebrity chef Alton Brown dishes about pandemic cooking, new show
You know him from Good Eats, Iron Chef America and countless other shows and appearances on the Food Network. This week, celebrity chef Alton Brown dished to Fiona about cooking at home during a pandemic, the science of playing with your food and his new show. Brown live-streams Quarantine Quitchen with his wife, Elizabeth Ingram, on their YouTube channel. Watch the video above for a breakfast salad recipe and for why you absolutely, definitely should play with your food! Related: 3 easy and fast breakfast recipes for kids
You tried out some delicious new recipes during quarantine: Check out our readers, viewers culinary creations
We asked you what special or new recipes you whipped up during the early days of quarantine, and man, did you deliver. We wanted to see some of the delicious things you made, and wow, do they ever look amazing. Given how delicious these macarons look, we want to try everything this baker has to offer. You may have heard of Chicago-, New York- or California-style pizza, but Detroit-style pizza is delicious, too. If you want to share what recipes you perfected in quarantine (or something new youve tried lately), feel free to submit using the form below.
Grilled kale? Its time to fire up your cooking imagination
SAN ANTONIO If your usual go-to meals have gotten repetitive, its time to fire up the grill and your imagination. To expand your horizons and eat healthy, Consumer Reports recommends going beyond the burgers. Peppers, onions, eggplant and zucchini are good grilling options. Both are mid-sized grills, which are good options whether you are grilling for a crowd or just keeping it simple. If charcoal is more your fuel of choice, CR recommends the Weber Kettle Grill 22 14402001 for $165.
This might be the best way ever to reheat cold pizza
Weve all been there: you order a delicious pizza from your favorite pizza place, but you cant finish the entire thing. Thats why Howard Rosen shared a little gem on The Best Advice Show on how to properly reheat pizza so thats its not soggy and greasy. Its this simple: All Rosen does is put a little bit of olive oil in a pan on top of the stove. He makes sure to cover it so that the top of the pizza gets warm, too. What youre not supposed to do is reheat the pizza in the microwave -- ever.
12 comfort foods you should totally make this month
This is the ultimate comfort food, right? Comfort foods are all about the casseroles (if you haven’t noticed, this is the third casserole on this list), and there is nothing better than this classic tuna noodle casserole. Subs are unequivocally considered comfort food, and the granddaddy of them all has to be a meatball sub. We haven’t had any breakfast foods featured yet, but there is no denying that breakfast is comfort food. Will you be making any of these comfort foods while enjoying the rest of 2020?
Pixar’s YouTube channel shares cooking tutorials inspired by its movies
“Cooking With Pixar” is a new series featured on the Pixar YouTube channel. Each video shows a step-by-step process for making easy recipes that kids of all ages can help out with. Cook alongside Forkey from “Toy Story 4” as you create a Pizza Planet pepperoni pizza with bell pepper rings. It’s important to note that Pixar’s cooking videos don’t include ingredient portions or measurements. So, if you aren’t comfortable cooking that way, it might be a good idea to keep a similar recipe handy to compare.
5 banana bread recipes we’re drooling over
No, it’s just not you -- it seems that everyone is making banana bread during quarantine, and if you haven’t done so already, it’s time to jump on the bandwagon. Banana bread is really more of a cake than a bread, but regardless, it’s the perfect thing to make if you’re wanting to dip your toes into the wonderful world of baking bread. Most bread recipes are generally the same, but we searched the internet high and low to find the easiest-looking banana bread recipes, so you can impress your friends and family with your new-found baking skills. This is another easy banana bread recipe. It combines two of the greatest breads that have ever existed: cinnamon swirl bread, and obviously, banana bread.
These pantry staples are cheap and will last you a long time
But there are some other grocery store items that you should take note of -- items that will help get you through this time of social distancing, lockdowns and self-quarantine. Make sure you have the following:PastaWe all know that a box of pasta (it doesn’t matter if it’s spaghetti or penne) is always pretty cheap at the grocery store, and its shelf life is pretty long, too. These are inexpensive, quite filling and have a pretty long shelf life. In addition to the nostalgia, jars of peanut butter are pretty cheap at the grocery store, it has a decent shelf life and it’s a fantastic source of protein. Three recipes you should make:Mushroom zucchini frittata from Taste of HomeCountry-style scrambled eggs from Taste of HomeAvocado toast with a sunny-side egg from Skinny Taste