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Crazy Russian Hacker Solves Persistent Buckwheat Groat Problem

Not Russian? Works on rice, quinoa and orzo, too!
Oct 7, 2014 8:00 am

Cue heroic music for YouTube's Crazy Russian Hacker, who won't allow one grain of that good stuff to linger for eight years in the spot under the sink you can't reach with the broom. Not only are you protecting your pantry staples, you're upcycling a plastic bottle. Behold: the hack pack.

Chicken Soup With Orzo, Shredded Grape Leaves, Tomatoes, Lemon And Herbs Recipe

A bright Greek-style chicken soup with grape leaves
Jun 5, 2014 11:00 am

World-renowned chef and author Maria Elia's new Greek cookbook, Smashing Plates, was inspired by the cuisine at her father's tavern in Cyprus. Greek pub food. Sound like a winning formula? We combed through this page-turner and came up with a few recipes to share. Chicken soup's not just for the winter months — this bright, lemony version inspired by stuffed grape leaves is perfectly in season. 

Bacon and Goat Cheese Orzo Recipe

A fast pasta side featuring bacon and cheese
May 27, 2011 7:17 am
Photo: chadilaksono on Flickr

The way this dish is prepared results in a creamy risotto-like dish, but without the butter and cream. Healthy goat cheese and a touch of bacon take the place of the mayo found in many pasta salads. If you're pressed for time and looking for a simple side dish that's crowd-friendly and perfect for a cookout, this is it. 

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