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This Ingredient Has Half the Calories of Bacon - But All the Flavor
This Ingredient Has Half the Calories of Bacon - But All the Flavor

Save yourself calories (and cooking time) with this healthier alternative.Bacon is a flavorful indulgence that we all enjoy from time to time. But when looking at the nutrition label, bacon can quickly add up when it comes to calories and saturated fat numbers. There is hope though: there& 39;s a close cousin to bacon that is a lighter alternative, while tasting just as satisfying.

The classic British omelette recipe
The classic British omelette recipe

RecipesDish typeBreakfastThe most successful omelettes are always beautifully simple and do not need an elaborate, rich filling.102 people made thisIngredientsServes: 2 15g (½ oz) unsalted butter3-4 large eggsSalt and black pepperWild mushroom filling200g (7oz) wild mushrooms, such as chanterelles, sliced and stir-fried in 15g (½ oz) butter, mixed with chopped parsley.

Rolls with spinach and feta cheese
Rolls with spinach and feta cheese

Preparation: Heat the oil in a pan and add the spinach and let it soften. Remove to a strainer, press with a spoon to remove excess juice and dry with paper towels. Finely chop the spinach and put it in a large bowl. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees. Crush the feta cheese over the spinach and add the egg, chopped greens, salt and pepper.

Miamian’s Julep
Miamian’s Julep

Guests at Villa Azur in Miami experience dining, drinks, entertainment, music and art in a distinct space that combines the atmosphere of South Beach with that of Mediterranean France’s La Côte d’Azur. Bar manager Carlos Ramos’ fresh take on a Julep was inspired by the tropical vibes, culture and eternal summer of Miami.

Dessert cake with yogurt
Dessert cake with yogurt

In a bowl, mix the egg whites with a pinch of salt, add the sugar and mix until it melts. Mix the yolks with the oil, then add the yogurt and mix until smooth, add the flour mixed with the baking powder and mix with a spoon. 1/2 of the egg white foam, mix with a spoon with light movements, and when incorporated add the remaining foam, lemon peel and essence, stirring again until the foam is incorporated.

These Hot Dog Brands Are Cleaning Up Their Acts by Cutting Out Controversial Ingredients
These Hot Dog Brands Are Cleaning Up Their Acts by Cutting Out Controversial Ingredients

The change in ingredients could potentially boost sales in the hot dog category for both brandsHot dog season runs from Memorial Day to Labor Day.Hot dog season is coming up, and two hot dog brands, Ball Park and Oscar Mayer, are stepping up their game to remove added nitrites and nitrates from their products.

Bow & Truss Opens in LA's NoHo Neighborhood
Bow & Truss Opens in LA's NoHo Neighborhood

Bow & Truss hits LA’s NoHo arts neighborhoodThe NoHo neighborhood of Los Angeles sees the opening of the new restaurant Bow & Truss tonight.Bow & Truss, the most recent addition to the NoHo arts district, officially opens its doors Wednesday. The 5,000-square-foot venue which includes a patio, serves Latin American cuisine, craft beers, and handcrafted cocktails.

Summer Tomato Vegetable Soup
Summer Tomato Vegetable Soup

Photo courtesy of Ready Set EatThis summer tomato vegetable soup is the perfect, light and refreshing summer dish.Recipe courtesy of Ready Set Eat15 m(prepare time)60 m(cook time)Ingredients2 Hunt& 39;s® Diced Tomatoes with Roasted Garlic, undrained2 Hunt& 39;s® Tomato Sauce-No Salt Added1 Cup diced zucchini (1 cup = 1 med)1 Cup diced green bell pepper (1 cup = 1 med)1/2 Cup diced red onion1 Cup water3 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice1/2 Teaspoon garlic saltNutritional FactsServings6Calories Per Serving36Folate equivalent (total)18µg5

What Winning a Bartending Competition Can Mean to a Career
What Winning a Bartending Competition Can Mean to a Career

Bartending competitions are big business these days. Just about every major liquor brand sponsors some sort of confab with its name prominently plastered across the marquee. Bombay Sapphire holds its Most Imaginative Bartender finals every year in London. Diageo World Class staged its most recent finals in Berlin this past October.

Next Crowdsources Ideas for Next Menu
Next Crowdsources Ideas for Next Menu

Grant Achatz& 39;s Next has had some pretty impressive themes so far: Kyoto, elBulli, Sicily, Childhood, etc. As they& 39;re wrapping up Kyoto, however, the team is looking for their next theme, and so they turned to Facebook (OK, and Twitter).As of press time, some 691 comments are suggesting themes (most of them geographic, some regarding specific restaurants like The French Laundry), but the popular ones (meaning the ones with the most likes from a brief skim) include African food, the seven deadly sins, and artists, with a Picasso appetizer and a Warholian apertif, with a Degas entrée.

Chile Powder Recipe
Chile Powder Recipe

Ingredients1 ounce dried árbol (30-40)Cascabel (about 5), or chipotle mora (8-10), purplish-red color, chiles, wiped clean and stemmedDirectionsHeat comal, griddle, or heavy skillet over low heat for árbol chiles and medium-low heat for cascabel and chipotle chiles.For the arbol chiles, toast them, turning them over and pressing them down frequently with tongs, until they’re browned all over with some blackened spots, about 8 minutes.