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17 No-Sweat Summer Suppers — Recipes from The Kitchn

Now that all the summer produce is available, it’s too hot to turn on the oven. What a tease! If you find yourself making too many a raw salad, smoothie, or even eating straight-up popsicles for dinner, it’s time to talk almost no-cook summer dinners. The ideal lazy summer meal is full of seasonal vegetables or fruits, requires little (or no) oven time, and is less fussy than all those cold-weather meals. Up for the challenge? We have 17 delicious ideas to make it easy for you.

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Why French Comté Cheese Needs to Be In Your Fridge — Comté Cheese Tour

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Cheese, generally speaking, is not a tough sell. Even so, it can be hard to convince someone — even a cheese-loving someone, like myself — to stray from the usual cheesy standbys and try something new. Sure, we'll pick up a little round of artisan goat cheese or a wedge of imported Brie for a party, but when it comes to weeknight frittatas and grilled cheese, we all have our favorites.

Here's one that is perhaps new to you: Comté cheese. This creamy, nutty-tasting French cheese absolutely deserves a spot in your fridge. Here's why!

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How Long Can You Keep Eggs? — Ingredient Intelligence

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Growing up, I didn't eat at home very often. Breakfast was a grab-and-go affair eaten in the car, lunch was from the school cafeteria, and dinner was usually at Grandma's house. But even though our fridge was usually pretty empty, there were always eggs inside. We didn't eat them very often, so I know those they sat around for weeks at a time, perhaps even more than a month.

We never got sick from eating those eggs, but how long can you, or really, should you keep them around?

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Recipe: Quinoa Tabbouleh — Side Dish Recipes from The Kitchn

Last week, I came home from the farmers market with my bag full of beautiful, bright red summer tomatoes. As I set them out on the counter, I spotted a container of quinoa that hadn't gotten put away the night before. I looked at the tomatoes. I looked at the quinoa. Tomatoes. Quinoa. And so this herby, lemony, tomato-flecked quinoa tabbouleh was born.

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For Your Monday Morning Blues: Blueberry & Cream Cheese Rye Muffins — Delicious Links

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Looking for a cure for those Monday morning blues? Start the week off right by treating yourself to these blueberry and cream cheese rye muffins. You get a dose of seasonal berries, and a hearty helping of interesting texture thanks to that cream cheese and rye combination. Exactly what the (food) doctor ordered.

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The Generic Food Products That Chefs Buy — Food News

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What products do chefs choose to buy generic, vs. name brand? NPR reported on a fascinating study that looked at what chefs (and doctors) buy in their generic forms. Apparently sugar and flour are no big deal in generic, but chefs do stick to their name brand yogurt and ice cream.

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