Different Ways to Cook Rice For Every Taste

Different Ways to Cook Rice For Every Taste

Rice may seem like one of the easiest foods to make at home, but it can go wrong quickly. If you’ve ever ended up with a pot of rice that clumps together or is crunchy in spots, you’re not alone. But once you learn how to cook rice properly, you’ll be able to get a perfectly fluffy bowl of it whenever you like — ready to toss with grilled meats, roasted vegetables or stir fry for an easy and delicious meal. Tips for Cooking Rice Wondering what is the best way to cook rice? Two chefs share pointers for mastering your technique. Get a rice cooker Even chefs admit that rice isn’t the easiest thing to cook until you really get the hang of it. Chef David Santos of Um Segredo Supper Club in New York City recommends investing in an appliance to help you get consistent results if you have the space for one... Read More
9 Jump Rope Exercises to Try

9 Jump Rope Exercises to Try

What do boxers and schoolchildren have in common? They both tend to use jump ropes as a way to get moving. So if you usually associate jump ropes with P.E. class, it’s time to shift your mindset to the chiseled bodies of boxers. It’s time to relearn how to jump rope! Jump rope exercises are great because they boost your heart rate, which benefits your cardiorespiratory health. But while jumping rope may burn more calories than jogging for the same amount of time, it’s not strictly a cardio activity. Jumping rope also works your calf, forearm, shoulder, core, and quadriceps muscles. And it improves coordination, a skill that’s especially important for anyone who participates in rhythmic sports such as boxing and rowing, says Cody Braun, CPT, Assistant Manager of Fitness at Beachbody. How to Get Started with Jump Rope Exercises Of course, you need to use good form to see any jump... Read More