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Two of New York City’s hottest mixologists figured out how to improve the Bloody Mary so it’s more like a cocktail and less like drinking pasta sauce. The trick? These spices. 

Two of New York City’s hottest mixologists figured out how to improve the Bloody Mary so it’s more like a cocktail and less like drinking pasta sauce. The trick? These spices. 

Cereal continues to be the breakfast of champions – if you make the right choice. Avoid excess fat, sugar and salt. Here’s our round-up of 30 whole-grain options  that are low in sugar, high in fiber, and full of protein. Start your day off right. 

Cereal continues to be the breakfast of champions – if you make the right choice. Avoid excess fat, sugar and salt. Here’s our round-up of 30 whole-grain options  that are low in sugar, high in fiber, and full of protein. Start your day off right. 

The distinctly American dish, chili con carne, is currently having a bit of an identity crisis. Thanks to endless celebrity-chef game-day chili recipes and some 500 annual cook-offs on the international competitive chili circuit, many bowls of meat, peppers, and spices have taken on strange new ingredients. Let’s keep it simple.

The distinctly American dish, chili con carne, is currently having a bit of an identity crisis. Thanks to endless celebrity-chef game-day chili recipes and some 500 annual cook-offs on the international competitive chili circuit, many bowls of meat, peppers, and spices have taken on strange new ingredients. Let’s keep it simple.

Recent studies may have confirmed the health risks of skipping breakfast, but it’s still hard to get fired up about eating a typically healthful hot cereal breakfast in uncomfortably steamy weather. You might be surprised that on a hot summer morning, a cold, refreshing bowl of oatmeal is a perfect way to get your daily dose of the cholesterol-fighting, fiber-rich cereal without the heat.
Samantha Stephens, chef and owner of OatMeals, a New York cafe that specializes in cereal-based dishes, shares three cold oatmeal recipes that will keep you cool - and full - on a hot summer’s day.

Recent studies may have confirmed the health risks of skipping breakfast, but it’s still hard to get fired up about eating a typically healthful hot cereal breakfast in uncomfortably steamy weather. You might be surprised that on a hot summer morning, a cold, refreshing bowl of oatmeal is a perfect way to get your daily dose of the cholesterol-fighting, fiber-rich cereal without the heat.

Samantha Stephens, chef and owner of OatMeals, a New York cafe that specializes in cereal-based dishes, shares three cold oatmeal recipes that will keep you cool - and full - on a hot summer’s day.

"It doesn’t actually taste like much of anything," Eric Young says of octopus heads, which he bites to kill the animals. "It kind of tastes like salt and rubber. It feels like a little macadamia nut. You bite down, they go white, and that’s that.”

"It doesn’t actually taste like much of anything," Eric Young says of octopus heads, which he bites to kill the animals. "It kind of tastes like salt and rubber. It feels like a little macadamia nut. You bite down, they go white, and that’s that.”