How to Cook Perfect Rice

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Boil, cover, simmer, fluff. The instructions seem basic enough, something even a novice could handle, but the perfect pot of rice often eludes even the most accomplished cook. For the record, impeccably cooked rice should be tender (think al dente …
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Rice: The Short, Medium and Long of It

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I’m not one to pass on the carbs --- pasta, bread, rice, potatoes --- bring ‘em on! Too few of those wonderfully starchy carbs and I feel sluggish and moody. At home I enjoy rice often and (gasp) it’s not always the brown variety! Mixing it up keeps …
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3 Totally Unexpected High-Protein Snacks

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You expect protein to be in things like bars, shakes, jerky and, you know, meat, nuts, beans and eggs, but these new high-protein snacks are anything but expected. (And we thought a fun thing to highlight as our sister site is celebrating Fit …
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Mediterranean Mason Jar Salad

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Yesterday, Luke Saunders of Farmer’s Fridge shared his secret mason jar salad tips so that you could make the perfect non-soggy mason jar salad every time, and today --- as promised --- he's sharing his Mediterranean Mason Jar Salad recipe. We cannot …
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Get Glowing With This Green Smoothie Recipe

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Want to glow from the inside out? Well, do we have the green smoothie recipe for you! Full of greens (duh), celery, herbs and fruit, it's said to be the magic pregnancy glow elixir for Kerry Washington. Pregnant or not though, it's just healthy, …
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Five-Vegetable Lentil Soup Recipe: Another Tasty Way to Enjoy Kale

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You know how our resident fresh in-season foodie expert Linda LaRue shared fun kale facts with us? Well, she's baaack! And with a crazy-good Five-Vegetable Lentil Soup recipe that has --- you guessed it --- kale in …
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