Chad Johannesen

Make Indian Food at Home: 20 Great Recipes, from Chutney to Chapati — Kitchn Recipe Roundup

When you're craving Indian food, it can be tempting to rely on your neighborhood Indian restaurant. But you shouldn't be intimidated by Indian recipes - it's very possible to replicate your favorite dishes at home! Here are 20 Indian recipes we love, from a simple Dal Palak to Spiced Lamb Meatballs. More


Vegan Recipe: Lemony Eggless Egg Salad — Recipes from The Kitchn

This past weekend I joined my family for a lazy afternoon in the park. The sun was blazing, we rode our bikes, and a water fight ensued, which we followed up with some serious napping. When we woke up to a subtle, perfect breeze, we dove into this tofu "egg" salad with gusto.


On the Importance of Using Cooking Thermometers: And Our #1 Pick!

It might seem finicky, but in recipes calling for specific internal cooking temperatures—a roast, for example, or egg-based desserts like cheesecake—a thermometer can make all the difference between a perfectly done dish and one that's overcooked. You may even find once you get in the hang of using a cooking thermometer, you'll come to rely on it in recipes that don't specifically call for it.


Recipe for One: Chickpeas, Kale, and Sausage with Oven-Baked Egg — Recipes from The Kitchn

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I developed this recipe specifically for those times when I'm dining solo. It's not that it can't be expanded to feed two or more, but I like the fact that it is my special, alone-time treat. It is truly one of my favorite meals: good, basic, hearty eating that fills me up and makes me ready for whatever life is throwing my way. It's suitable for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. I am very happy to share it with you today.


Our Readers’ Favorite Brands of Liquor — Reader Intelligence Report

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I shared one of my favorite budget liquors last week, and it reminded me of the time we polled our readers on their favorite brands of gin, rum, whiskey, vodka, and other spirits. Here's a look back at the results and some of the most frequently-mentioned brands (Hello, Hendricks. Hi there, St. Germain!).


Shop Like a Parisian — Weekend Meditation

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I'll admit that I have a romantic notion of what is often thought of as the European/urban way of shopping, eating and keeping food. This involves owning a very small refrigerator and shopping almost daily for fresh ingredients, often on foot. It's contrasted by the American/suburban style of shopping, eating and keeping food which involves pushing a cart the size of a bathtub through acres of grocery aisles, then driving home to cram them into a refrigerator roughly the size of my first apartment. (P.S. I know that there are large, acres-of-aisles-style grocery stores in Europe and I know that there are people in America who shop every day on foot. In general, though, I think the categories still apply. Please, illuminate me in the comments if you disagree.)


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