A quick trick to test the doneness of your beef. The fleshy part of your palm mimics the tenderness of your beef. For example, if you like your steak rare, your beef should be as soft as your palm while it's wide open and relaxed.
That adorable thing would be called a Kalette: a cross between kale and brussels sprouts. "I bought mine at Super Target, so it would appear that we regulars have access to these little wonders without a trip to any special grocery store.
Have dessert for breakfast with a rich twist on the pancake. With some cocoa powder, coconut milk, and powdered sugar, your morning meal becomes sinfully delicious. And—who would have thought?—they're also vegan. Get the recipe at Minimalist Baker.