Why Is Everyone So Upset About This Pea Guacamole Recipe? — Food News

Yesterday The New York Times innocently Tweeted out a call to action about adding peas to your guacamole. It linked to a recipe that was created by three-star Michelin chef Jean-Georges Vongerichten.

The response was pure outrage. Even President Obama had something to say about this controversy. Why?


How To Clean a Charcoal Grill — Cleaning Lessons from The Kitchn

Whether you use a standard Weber kettle grill at home or plan to use the public grills at a park or campsite, charcoal grills do require some cleaning and regular maintenance to make sure they function well and cook your food properly. Here's how to do it!


How Caffeine Is Removed from Coffee — We’ve Got Chemistry

Most of us are addicted to caffeine. We drink it every morning out of habit, but also to give us a much-needed boost to get us going or to help us face the day. Caffeine is a stimulant targeting the central nervous system and it does a really good job of combating drowsiness and helping us feel more awake.

However, past a certain time in the day, many of us avoid caffeine for fear it may lead to a sleepless, restless night, so we turn to decaf. Let's explore some of the ways that caffeine is removed from coffee.


I Grill Better than My Husband Does & I Like It That Way — Sorry I’m Not Sorry

When it's time to fire up the grill, I pile the meat and grilling tools onto a sheet pan and head outside. I pour the charcoal into the chimney starter and light it. I wait, sipping a beer. I grill. Inside, my husband sets the table. And you know what? I wouldn't have it any other way.


Recipe: Bryant Terry’s Napa Cabbage & Kale Coleslaw with Creamy Miso-Ginger Dressing — An Afro-Asian 4th of July

This modern take on classic coleslaw has everything you want in a nutrient-rich summer salad — lots of greens. The combination of mildly flavored Napa cabbage, earthy lacinato kale, delicate green peas, and crunchy green beans makes you feel like you have fulfilled your nutritional requirements for the next three days after having a serving or two.

The pièce de résistance of this dish, though, is the tangy, flavor-filled miso, ginger, and silken tofu-based dressing. It goes perfectly with this slaw, but you can enjoy it on almost any green salad, with grilled asparagus, or on top of quinoa or any other summer dish.


10 Summer Projects to Brighten Your Home over the Long Weekend — Projects from The Kitchn

If you're lucky enough to have Friday off this week, now is the time to start planning which projects you want to tackle for the long weekend. There's something about having an extra day that makes it easier to get a few things crossed off your to-do list.

If you're in the market for a home project, consider one of these 1o ideas that will help you spruce up your space, fix what's broken, or make your kitchen a bit more functional. The only question now is, which one will you tackle first?


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