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The Secret To What Makes Vietnamese Cuisine So Good? It's All In The Herbs

There are many things to love about Vietnamese food. The noodle soups, which go way beyond the infamous pho, the Banh Mi sandwiches -- spicy filling enveloped by fluffy bread with crunchy crusts -- and the coffee -- strong, almost chocolatey in flavor and always served on top of a thick layer of …

How To Cut, Peel And Eat Every Type Of Winter Squash

We owe you guys an apology. We've done you a major injustice. We've given you recipes for butternut squash that involve cheese and pasta. We've dangled acorn squash recipes that are drowning in butter in front of your face. We've even shown you how to bake a pie inside of a winter squash. But, we …

6 Tips for Making Amazing Bacon Weaves

Who first had the idea to apply the classic over-and-under weaving technique to strips of cured pork belly, aka bacon? I wish I knew (if you do, please let us know). But the technique went viral in December 2008, when Kansas City, Missouri, competition barbecuers Jason Day and Aaron Chronister …

BBQ

17 Easy Hacks For Fresher Food

The secret to fresher food? Dedicating a few extra minutes to prepping and storing your groceries.<p>We partnered with Fresh & Easy, a <i>new</i> kind of market, to bring you 17 of the best hacks we’ve seen for keeping your favorite foods fresh. Put them to use and you’ll start mistaking your kitchen for your …

The Trick To Making The Juiciest Burger? Baking It.

For being such a simple food, there are many theories about the best way to cook a burger. There have been multiple articles about mistakes you might be making with your burgers, and even more written on what kind of beef makes the best burgers. But, none of that matters anymore because today we've …

10 Ways to Use Mustard

Just because hot dog season is nearly at an end doesn’t mean the mustard needs to languish in your fridge. Here are 10 ways to use it this fall.<p>Just …

Braised Chicken with Capers and Parsley

4 Servings<p>White wine vinegar and capers pack tangy and briny flavors into this braise.<p>September 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 large onion, minced (1 1/2 cups)<p>4 chicken legs, drumsticks and thighs separated (about 2 pounds)<p>Kosher salt<p>1/2 cup minced flat-leaf parsley plus more …

15 Hors d'Oeuvres for the Fall

<i>This post is brought to you by our friends at Weight Watchers, who celebrate gathering together around the table to enjoy wholesome, beautiful food.</i><p>Though you clung to it desperately, summer has finally slipped through your fingers. Fall has arrived and at this point, you've decided to accept it. …

Toasted Spice Vinaigrette

Makes about ⅓ cup Servings<p>Active Time: 5 min<p>Total Time: 5 min<p>This assertive dressing is great for the less-is-more summer months. It's all you need on grain salads, steaks, and peak produce.<p>July 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 teaspoon coriander seeds<p>1 teaspoon cumin seeds<p>1 teaspoon fennel seeds<p>¼ cup olive …

Recipes

6 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Roasting Vegetables

We share how to roast vegetables to perfection with 6 tips from our test kitchen<p>Roasting vegetables seems easy enough, right? Just chop 'em up, put 'em on a sheet pan, and throw them in the oven. Basically, yes. But there are some specific things you should keep in mind to get crispy-yet-tender …

4 Secret Butcher's Cuts to Try

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: We're letting you in on the secret cuts that butchers have been</i> …

BBQ

Shallots and Our 5 Favorite Ways to Use Them

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more.</i><p><i>Today: Join us as proud members of the Shallot-of-the-Month Club</i><i>.</i><p><b>Fact</b>: Shallots are alliums (no big surprise, since they look like tiny onions).<p><b>Up for debate</b>: Almost everything else …

Breakfast Waffle Nachos Confirm That The World Is An Amazing Place

At HuffPost Taste, we hold the belief that nachos make the world a better place. The mountains of cheese, guacamole, and other fixings are like tiny heaps of happiness that hold the gentle fabric of our lives together. There's not much else in life that can bring the editors at Taste more joy. Or …

9 Beautiful Desserts That Are Dangerously Easy To Make

It's a common misconception that desserts are difficult to make. Along with baking -- which can at times be stressful -- people assume that desserts should be left in the hands of professional pastry chefs. This is not true, folks. Some desserts are so easy to make, they're downright dangerous.<p>We …

Africa’s Multi-Level Floating Hotel with an Underwater Room

The Manta Resort is a beautiful, multi-room hotel that sits on the Indian Ocean island of Pemba. The spectacular getaway offers not only a place to rest your head for the night, but also some truly breathtaking views from its unique, underwater room. The floating structure, made of local hardwood, …

Seven 5-Minute Vinaigrettes

Here, seven fantastic vinaigrettes that take just five minutes to prepare.<p>Now that you’ve learned the perfect basic vinaigrette technique from …

10 Belgian Beers You Should Be Drinking Right Now

<i>Joshua M. Bernstein</i><p>"Want one?" Stillwater Artisanal's Brian Strumke asked me last Saturday, extending a cold can of bright-yellow Classique.<p>Normally, this question would've been a no-brainer. His earthy, fruity, and slightly funky session beer is one of my favorites, perfect for quaffing from …

Smoking Meat 101: Barbecue for Beginners

Barbecue doesn't have to be intimidating. With these tips from pitmaster Pat Martin, smoking meat can be downright easy—even for beginners<p>"If you can smoke a slab of ribs, you can cook a whole hog," says <b>Pat Martin</b>, owner of Martin's BBQ Joint in Nolensville, Tennessee. Beloved of <i>Bon Appétit</i> …

Cook the Best Meat for Tacos

Ground beef has nothing on slow-cooked carnitas<p>Tacos are the world’s greatest flavor delivery system. From black beans to goat tongue, you can slide pretty much any ingredient inside a warmed tortilla and create a satisfying meal.<p>That said, within the realm of taco-fillers, there stands a stratum …

Sneak Peek: George Mendes' New Cookbook My Portugal

Here's a sneak peek of New York chef <b>George Mendes'</b> upcoming book, <b>My Portugal: Recipes and Stories</b>. Mendes runs the Portugal-inspired restaurant <b>Aldea</b>, and for this book he went on a road trip through Portugal, a "country small enough to drive top to bottom in about four hours (granted, I drive …

13 Things You Never Knew About Tequila

Few beverages hold as much mystique as tequila. The beloved Mexican pick-me-up conjures visions of oversized sombreros, mariachi bands, and salt-rimmed margaritas. But it is also one of the most misunderstood drinks, surrounded by years of myths and legends.<p>Here, we’ve partnered with Patrón to, um, …

Gluten-Free Chick-Fil-A Nuggets You Can Make at Home!

I will admit I am a Chick-fil-a nugget junky. Of course, worse than the nuggets, I am addicted to those amazing waffle fries. Seriously, I go there too often and lately I have been trying to just stick with a side salad or fruit instead of the fries but they call to me in my sleep. I know that is …