Chad Johannesen

Recipe: Barbecue Shredded Chicken — Recipes from The Kitchn

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Shredded meat — beef, pork, or chicken — is one of the most versatile dinner elements you can imagine! Cook up a few pounds to stash in the freezer, then dole it out for weeknight meals all month long. Or make a huge batch and feed a whole crowd of people in one go.

Today, let's talk chicken: Simple, inexpensive, and relatively quick, chicken has some advantages over the heavier beef and pork. Here's how to make a batch of tender and delicious pulled chicken in the oven — or your slow cooker!


How To Make Classic Irish Coffee — St. Patrick’s Day Recipes

Irish coffee is a cocktail of sweetened coffee, Irish whiskey, and whipped cream that is not only acceptable but also expected as a morning treat on holidays. Sure, St. Paddy's Day sees a lot of Irish coffees, but we also enjoy them on Black Friday (staying home, skipping shopping) and on both Christmas Eve and Christmas morning. Last December, assistant food editor Sheela shared her uncle's rules for making the very best Irish coffee and, being the curious cook I am, I had to give his method a try. Just a few key points made for a better Irish coffee that is perfect for celebrating the everyday.


Recipe: Spicy Lentil Wraps with Tahini Sauce — Lunch Recipes from The Kitchn

Let's get this out of the way: this Trader Joe's-inspired recipe won't save you time. If you're accustomed to running into TJ's and grabbing their prepackaged Spicy Lentil Wrap (with Spicy Tahini Sauce!), then the chopping, boiling, and whisking required to make it at home might seem like more than you care to take on. But it's such a worthy endeavor.

Quite frankly, this homemade wrap is so vibrant and flavorful that I don't think I can ever eat the store-bought version again. Luckily, much of it can be prepared ahead of time, so the wraps are still fairly easy to assemble in the end.


10 Dinner Recipes That Make Great Lunch Leftovers — Recipes from The Kitchn

When it comes to packing a healthy, homemade lunch, dinner is your best friend. A good dinner is one that is delicious and generous enough to become lunch the next day. From slow cooker enchiladas to green curry, and vegetarian casseroles to hearty meatloaf, here are 10 of our favorite homemade dinners that also make great homemade lunches.


Recipe: Chickpea of the Sea “Vegetarian Tuna Fish” Sandwiches — Lunch Recipes from The Kitchn

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A tuna fish sandwich is a classic lunch choice, but for a variety of reasons some people are staying away from tuna these days. Here's a vegetarian alternative for those who miss that tangy, creamy lunchtime treat. Ask any mermaid you happen to see, this version is a winner!


How to Cook Broccoli, 5 Ways — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Allow me to present to you the humble broccoli, beloved steamed side dish with lemon and butter, faithful team-player to quick stir-fries, virtuous add-in to any number of cheesy pasta dishes. Broccoli is the vegetable we reach for when we need a little something extra to round out a meal. Here's how to trim it down to bite-sized pieces, along with five ways to cook it up. More


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