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9 No-Cook Meals for When It’s Too Hot to Turn on the Oven

9 No-Cook Meals for When It’s Too Hot to Turn on the Oven

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Oy, it’s hot. Not only are you not going to cook today, you don’t even want to look at the stove. You’re not going to simmer, dice, broil, or sauté a darn thing. We feel you. For those days, there’s one solution: the no-cook, minimal-prep meal. Here’s how to keep your cool in the kitchen.Charcuterie supperHey, if it works on a patio in Paris, it can work in a studio apartment. Open the windows and a bottle of wine, grab some grapes, figs, or whatever fruits are in season, and find the prettiest platter or cutting board you own. Slice some cured meat, such as Spanish chorizo, unravel a few slices of prosciutto di Parma, drop a fistful of olives on the board, and let a hunk of good cheese come to room temperature. Add cornichons, a little dish of mustard, another of butter, baguette, and a p
Airlines in America are in a race to improve their meals

Airlines in America are in a race to improve their meals

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IN THE 1950s—when the International Air Transport Association (IATA), a cartel of airlines, used to set fare levels and service quality on international routes—there were few differences between major carriers. One way to persuade passengers to choose one airline over another was to offer better meals as entertainment on board. And so an arms race to serve fancier food on transatlantic flights began. It came to an end in 1958, when SAS, a Scandinavian carrier, was fined $ 20,000 by IATA for serving open sandwiches that, contrary to IATA’s rules, contained overly fancy ingredients such as ox tongue, lettuce hearts and asparagus. The quality of food on board flights has fallen greatly since. Liberalisation of the aviation industry in the 1980s and 1990s, with IATA losing its power over fares
8 Easy, Healthy Recipes for Your Favorite Restaurant Meals

8 Easy, Healthy Recipes for Your Favorite Restaurant Meals

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Try this recipe: Wedge Salad with Shiitake "Bacon" The old-school American starter isn’t hard to whip up; it’s typically just iceberg lettuce that’s been topped with crumbled bacon, chopped tomatoes, and onions, and a blue cheese dressing. But those few ingredients—mainly the bacon and blue cheese—tack on excess calories fast.Since bacon isn’t exactly heart-healthy, we remade the classic appetizer with a vegetarian bent, swapping real bacon for shiitake ‘bacon’ bits—AKA mushrooms that get baked until they’re crispy, so they take on a similar smoky flavor. A buttermilk dressing made from avocado oil mayonnaise and a light dusting of blue cheese bring down the dish’s fat content too.Let's block ads! (Why?) Food - Health.com
3 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Easy Morning Meals

3 Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Easy Morning Meals

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Try this recipe: Tofu Scramble-Stuffed PeppersLet the baked peppers cool completely, then cover them and refrigerate. You can easily reheat them in the microwave or toaster oven when you're ready to make this simple dish.Ingredients: Red bell peppers, avocado oil, onion, broccoli slaw, carrots, hemp seeds, fresh ginger, sea salt, curry powder, ground turmeric, ground cumin, black pepper, chili powder, extra-firm tofu, coconut aminos or tamari, fresh cilantroCalories: 260Let's block ads! (Why?) Food - Health.com