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10 of the best hidden bars and restaurants in New York

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7 Best Recipes for Octopus

It may seem daunting, but octopus is worth tackling at home. Whether grilled or braised, the tender tentacles are incredibly delicious and can be …

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50 incredible bars you should drink at in your lifetime

From the world's oldest bar to one housed inside of a massive tree in South Africa, we've found 50 unforgettable bars worth traveling the globe for.<p>Here's your boozy bucket list.

Making chocolate truffles is actually pretty easy—here's how it's done

Chocolate!<p>I feel like I could end my post there and just give you the recipe and it would be OK, because I love chocolate so much. Why expend energy …

Focus: How Anesthesia Switches Off Consciousness

Author(s): Philip BallA computer model of a network of neurons shows that a sudden breakdown in the net's ability to transmit information mimics the …

Free-from baking: How to do it

You don't necessarily have to give up your favourite cakes if you're on a free-from diet. While not all recipes will deliver perfect results if you …

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31 Thirst-Quenching Drinks for Labor Day

If you're throwing a Labor Day bash this year, your guests will need a few beverages to cool off with after all those smoky, charred dishes from the grill. Beer and wine are probably necessary—see our picks here for great, affordable summer wines—but a good cocktail or two, like a lemony …

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Quinoa Chocolate Cake

You can probably think of lots of words to describe chocolate cake, but I’m guessing ‘healthy’ isn’t one of them. Prepare to be amazed by this …

How to Turn Thai Iced Tea into a Full-Fledged Dessert

<i>Thai iced tea is practically a dessert anyway—why not go one step further?</i><p>When it’s hot enough to stir-fry on the sidewalk, it’s hard to beat a dessert that combines icy with creamy and spicy/bitter with sweet. And it doesn’t hurt if the ingredients might already be on hand in your pantry.<p>I have …

17 Sheet-Pan Dinners (and Desserts) That'll Make Clean-Up a Breeze

These sheet-pan dinners are easy to make—and even easier to clean up.<p><b>We're looking for three qualities</b> in our weeknight dinners: quick, delicious, and easy. And "easy" means both simple to make <i>and</i> to clean up. The solution? Dinners that require only one sheet-pan to make. Here are some recipes that …

The Basics: How to Make a Berry Cobbler

From the store to the kitchen to the table: We outline the steps that get you from something raw to something cooked using simple ingredients, free …

This Chocolate-Caramel Pretzel Tart Is About To Make You Extremely Popular

Usually, we love to chat with you about our recipe of the day. But when a dessert is this heavenly, there's little for us to say except find the time to make this Chocolate-Caramel Pretzel Tart, because it is so worth it.<p><b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>The Best Chocolate Recipes In The Whole Entire</b> …

Piri Piri Chicken | Chicken Recipes

Tap For Method<p>Ingredients<p>1.3 kg free-range chicken<br>• 3 sprigs of fresh thyme<br>• 4 cloves of garlic<br>• 1 teaspoon sweet smoked paprika<br>• olive oil<br>• 2 red onions<br>• 4 ripe …

Ideas in Food's Best Japanese-Style Fried Chicken Just Happens to Be Gluten-Free

<i>Editor's Note:</i> I've been a huge fan of Aki and Alex of the blog Ideas in Food ever since I was a little chef-ling burning meat as a line cook in Boston. With their newest book, <i>Gluten-Free Flour Power</i>, they turn their considerable intellect to gluten-free recipes, developing unique solutions for …

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Dairy-free coconut milk ice cream

Coconut milk and cream form the base of this velvety-smooth dairy-free ice cream, mixed with a touch of vanilla<p>This ice cream is so luscious and creamy that you’ll never hanker after the store-bought stuff again. Once you’ve mastered the coconut base, you can leave the vanilla out if you want to …

The Best Cutting Boards & How to Care for Them

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Cutting boards are some of the most-used kitchen tools, so it's important to choose the best one for your cooking style. Here's everything you need to</i> …

How to Make Sushi at Home

<b>For more food, drink, and travel videos, visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>Sushi always seems like a special treat that is best left to the pros - but as long as you have a good fishmonger there's no reason not to try it at home!<p>We went to Blue Ribbon Sushi Izakaya to get their tips on what you need to get …

10 Bahn Mi-Inspired Recipes That Go Beyond the Bun

<i>Header image: Rice Paper Banh Mi with 5 Spice Chicken from CHOW</i>The best bahn mi where I live is at a tiny shop (literally 4 stools) in a crap …

9 Ways to Use Overripe Bananas

Here, nine ways to use overripe bananas from classic banana bread to pancakes.<p>Bananas are a fickle fruit. One day they’re too green and bitter to …

Majorly Coconut Poke Cake

<i>Coconut poke cake made with white cake, cream of coconut poured over the top, and topped with whipped cream and toasted coconut. So many layers of coconut flavor!</i><p>My dad was really into cycling when I was a little girl. One of his cycling buddies had a potluck at the end of the summer that we all …

Baked pumpkin with sun-dried tomato paste and crispy onions recipe

Rick Stein's new book and TV series is a culinary road trip through the East and West of the former Byzantine Empire. This comforting fragrant dish is an easy crowd-pleaser<p>It seems like only yesterday that Rick Stein opened his famous Padstow seafood restaurant. But this is its 40th anniversary, a …

Vegetable-rich-comfort food recipes for eating alone | Cook residency

Weeknight meals don’t need to be an afterthought, nor does a good meal have to centre around meat. Throw caution to the wind and cook up a storm with these quick, flavourful veggie-based supper recipes.<p>Making supper should take minimal thought, shopping and prep work, without compromising on …

Kick Off Apple Season With This Delicious Galette

Free-form galettes are like a fancy lattice pie’s unapologetic, untamed cousin. They like to let loose a bit, are super versatile and fit in at any dessert bar throughout the year. With their flaky, crispy crust and always-evolving fillings, there is literally a galette for every season. Using …

11 Cakes That Only Need One Bowl

We love a layer cake as much as the next person, but sometimes you want cake and you want it now. There's no time for messes, multiple bowls, and oodles of dirty spatulas. It needs to be ingredients, mix, pour, bake, and done. That's it--no fuss or hassle, just smiles (and more time to make …

3 ingredient cotton cheesecake: why all the hype?

We put the infamous Japanese three-ingredient white chocolate cheesecake recipe to the test<p>Amidst our fascination with <b>The Great British Bake Off</b>, its biscuit boxes, <b>Spanische Windtortes</b> and <b>3D bread sculptures</b>, there is something about an easy recipe that none of us can ignore.<p>YouTuber, <b>Ochikeron</b>, has …

7 'Why Didn't I Think of That!?' Ways to Use a Bottle of Bitters

You know that bitters can make a good Manhattan great. Here are some other genius ways to use them.<p>You know that bitters are a necessary component of a proper Manhattan. You're probably also aware that a few drops can liven up a soda or seltzer water, offering a satisfying non-alcoholic drink …

9 Weight Loss Smoothies’ Recipes For Fat Burning

A smoothie is a thick beverage made from blended raw fruit and vegetables, with other ingredients such as water, ice, dairy products or sweeteners.[1]<p>…

Bake Your Cake and Eat It Too: A Lighter, Naked Chocolate Cake with Fruit

Stick to your New Year's resolutions and enjoy the process of doing so, with the help of this lightened-up chocolate cake.<p>If there is one thing that …

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