O's Shortcuts to Simplify Your Life
From getting a shot of glamour to renewing a passport or putting dinner on the table fast, we've got ways to do it in double time.
O, The Oprah Magazine | From the December 2007 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
We went to New York Times food writer Mark Bittman, whose article "101 Simple Meals Ready in Ten Minutes or Less" struck a chord with time-strapped readers. They flooded the newspaper's website, says Bittman, author of the book How to Cook Everything Vegetarian. "It was the most e-mailed article of the month. I got great feedback and terrific ideas from people all over the world." Here—just for O readers—is one more simple meal:
Combine 2/3 cup dark (red) miso, 1 tablespoon minced ginger, 1 teaspoon minced garlic, 1/2 teaspoon cayenne (or to taste). Thin with enough sake to make the mixture pasty. Spread tuna steaks with this paste. Grill or broil until rare.