Food & Drink

How to Eat Off a Pot of Tomato Sauce All Week Long

In the past, we’ve told you how to eat from a big batch of farro and even covered how to use a whole can of chipotle chiles in adobo all week long. Now, in this next installment of actually functional meal prep, we’re making a ton of tomato sauce and using it throughout the week in meat loaf, pizza, burritos, and more. […]

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How to Pack a Sandwich that Won’t be Sad and Soggy by Lunchtime

Last week I reflected on just how much a pathetic, soggy salad utterly sucks. And let me tell you, every bit what I depicted there about the suffering and self doubt poorly packed salads inflict upon your life likewise applies to sandwiches. Sad, soggy sandwiches suck. But they’re also similar to salads in that avoiding the angst of eating one is easy–it all […]

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Waste Not What You Bought: 7 Ways to Use Up a Can of Chipotle Chiles in Adobo

You bought a can of chipotle chiles in adobo. Maybe you used one chile to make chili. Or perhaps you threw one and a teaspoon of the liquid in salsa. A single pepper is enough to spice up most dishes, so with approximately 9/10 of a can left, now what?     Chipotle chiles in adobo—smoked and dried jalapeño peppers marinated in […]

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Waste Not What You Bought: 14 Ways to Use Up Zucchini

There is actually nothing that I despise more than throwing away food. Really, just ask my colleagues who laugh when I have a mini heart attack when perfectly good food is about to be tossed in the trash. If I’m that bad at work, where food surrounds me daily, and I don’t even purchase it with my own money, just […]

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How to Pack a Salad that Won’t be Sad and Soggy by Lunchtime

You know what sucks? A soggy salad. A soggy salad sucks. It just plain sucks when you take the time to pack yourself a nutritious, veggie-loaded salad to take out into the world for lunch… and by the time you sit down to eat it, the vibrant garden of vitamins and protein that you took minutes out of your life and got lemon […]

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How to Eat Off a Pot of Farro All Week

Meal planning, to put it simply, bites. And not literally, but in the figurative, I-worked-all-day-and-now-it’s-8-PM-and-I-have-to-cook-dinner sort of way. Enter: A huge pot of farro.   Cooking a big batch of farro to use as the base of your meals throughout the week—like shakshuka and stuffed pork tenderloin—is smart: Because even if you’re strapped for time and/or energy when it comes […]

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Chocolate Cake, Who? Chocolate Pasta is What You Need for Dessert (Like Now)

If you haven’t had chocolate pasta, what the heck have you been doing? Kidding, kidding. You probably haven’t even heard of chocolate pasta. Because I trust, if you had, you’d have bought/made some right away since chocolate plus pasta must equate to everything that is good about life.     But, supposing you haven’t had chocolate pasta, that’s a situation that needs immediate […]

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Don’t Mind Us, We’re Just Gonna Be Sipping on This Elderflower and Raspberry Frosé for the Rest of Summer

Hello, how are you? Oh, us? We’re great. We’re drinking Elderflower and Raspberry Rosé Slushies. And we will continue drinking them for the next 6 weeks or so. Because in a word, they are fantastic.   In two words, they’re absolutely incredible. And in three words, they’re absolutely fantastically incredible. You get the picture. This is a rosé slushie with St. Germain […]

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Spiked Seltzer is the Refreshing Boozy Hydration You Need This Summer

  Let’s start this off with a bold statement: Spiked sparkling water is the drink you want to finish out this summer on.   Forgo hefty the craft beers and sugary ciders. Forget the mouth-parching wines and sh*tty fruity wine coolers. Say goodbye, for now, to hard liquor this and tequila that. Spiked sparkling water is light and refreshing. It’s what you want […]

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Cream of the Crop: 9 Recipes that Prove Corn and Cream are Better Together

Corn and cream are a dream team (and, yes, I meant to make a tacky rhyme–hope you liked it). The rich cream matches the crisp sweetness of the golden nuggets in a way that’s not just complementary, but a “whole is greater than the sum of its parts” type of thing. They’re better together.   Corn and cream make chowder, […]

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