Soup is often hailed as the antidote to cold weather. But when winter really kicks in, brothy soups won’t suffice. Something with staying power, a little more stick-to-your-ribs goodness, is the trick to surviving winter. That’s why thickened, creamier soups win.
But you don’t need to add heavy cream or make a roux to achieve soups like this. All you need is some bread. All you’ve got is old and stale bread? Even better.
The secret to a better pot of rice lies in seasoning and flavoring the grains before they even hit that pot of boiling water.
Source: The Tastier Way to Cook Rice
Instead of transferring it to the boiling pot, you could combine this tip with Alton Brown’s pour-over method to really take your rice to the next level. Either way, it’s an easy enough step, and it makes for extra tasty rice.
With the right toppings, the humble soup gets some extra texture, flavors, and finesse. You can take the most plain Jane vegetables and in a transition fit for My Fair Lady, transform them into a classy dinner soup.
Source: 9 Toppings to Make Your Soup Pop
For wintry favorites like butternut squash, pumpkin, or a creamy coconut curry – the nutty, slightly sweet granola is beyond complementary. Bu if you’re weirded out by the sweet factor, try toasted nuts. They have a similar, though savory, effect.
I’ve covered how to make spicy/hot honey for those interested. And how much vitamin K there is in yogurt (including Greek).
Sandwiching food between two baking sheets in the oven gives you twice as much heated surface area for quicker and more even browning, not to mention a tidier shape. We use this technique to make…
Pepperoni chips are some of the best, but the amount of oil is insane so I suggest putting them on a rack on the pan and not covering with another pan to ensure best crispiness. Zero carbs and 900% flavor.
He’s a track cyclist, rather than a roadie. They’re typically not lean and gangly, like a roadie is. But there are exceptions to every rule.
It’s cool how they give a comparison for other activities to grasp how much power is used at the end.