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Chicken Thighs

Star chef Paul Kahan is a big fan of chicken thighs because they have so much flavor and are so inexpensive—the best of both worlds. Here are a …

Cooking

How to make sourdough bread using homemade yeast starter

Julie Van Rosendaal shares her secret for making a delicious loaf<p>If you've been pondering playing around with a sourdough starter — creating a …

Baking

Where do the Chinese New Year animals come from? The Chinese Zodiac explained

<b>Rounding off the week next week is Chinese New Year, which falls on February 16 this year.</b><p>More than a billion people are expected to celebrate the …

China

3 Sauces Every Home Cook Should Know How to Make

Forget store-bought. These essential seafood sauces are not only whipped up with everyday pantry staples, they enhance the flavor of some of our …

Cooking

9 Great Chili Recipes (Perfect for Game Day!)

It’s that time of year again, bone chilling weather and NFL playoffs. The perfect time for steamy hot and hearty chili!Whether you like your chili …

Cooking

Vietnamese Skewered Pork

In my twenties, I spent five years in Upstate New York. During those years, one of my favorite restaurants is a family own Vietnamese restaurant in …

BBQ

Chinese Baked BBQ Pork Buns (Char Siu Bao)

Char Siu Pork

1 lb pork butt (cut into 4 pieces)<p>3 clove garlic (finely chopped)<p>1 1/2 tablespoons cooking oil<p>Char Siu (Char Siew) Sauce:<p>1 1/2 tablespoons maltose<p>1 …

Miso-Glazed Baked Salmon Recipe

Make the miso marinade: Mix all ingredients in a bowl. Spread on both sides of salmon steaks. Marinate in the refrigerator for up to 8 hours.<p>Preheat …

Chinese Spare Ribs Recipe - How to make in 4 simple steps

Look at the image above, the <b>Chinese Spare Ribs</b> that has to be tasted to believe.<p>Why?<p>If you regularly use herbs and spices like rosemary, thyme, black …

Chinese Steamed Pork Spareribs with Tausi Recipe

Cut spareribs crosswise into 1- to 2-inch sections. Combine pork with the rest of the ingredients. Transfer spareribs and sauce into a shallow, …

Slow Cooker Galbijjim (Korean Braised Short Ribs)

Trim off any excess fat. Rinse the ribs and let them sit in cold water for about 30 minutes to draw out excess blood. Drain well or pat dry with …

Windows 10 free upgrade is still available through this handy loophole | Trusted Reviews

<b>Microsoft is still offering Windows 10 upgrades for free, providing you’re in need of assistive technologies (or not).</b><p>The company had previously …

33 Recipes That Freeze Well (To Surprise Yourself With Later)

Cooking

8 of Our Best New Recipes for Bread Bakers

This is the year I became a bread baker. And while it still feels foreign to say that, it's true. I'm still learning the ropes, but with the help of …

10 Reasons to Visit Oman Right Now

Photo by Nanak26/Flickr<p>With tourism on the rise, Oman is rapidly changing.<p>The sultanate of Oman is steeped in history, rich in culture, and blessed …

Travel

A Perfect 10-Day Southwest Road Trip Itinerary

If you ask me about the best way to explore the United States, I won't hesitate to say a road trip. Road tripping is by...The post A Perfect 10-Day …

Business Travel

Pick parts. Build your PC. Compare and share.

Posted Dec. 20, 2017 by BoyScout<p>Check out our recent livestream on Twitch.tv or YouTube. This time we built with MSI's top of the line Z370 Godlike …

Computer Hardware

10 reasons why you should build your next PC

Why you should build your next PC<p>Don't buy your next PC. Build it. The advantages are legion. For starters you have complete control over the build. …

How to get started with Linux: A beginner's guide

The world of Linux is ready to welcome you, with a shower of free open-source software you can use on any PC: hundreds of active Linux distributions, and dozens of different desktop environments you could run on them. It’s a far cry from the one-size-fits-all, this-is-just-what-comes-with-your-PC …

Linux

25 mouthwatering foods to eat in India

India's cuisine reflects its vast population and landscape.<p>There's meat bathed in rich curries, fried dough covered in chutney and yogurt, and almost every spice you can imagine.<p>From sweet, syrupy desserts to hearty kebabs, we've rounded up some of the best dishes to eat throughout the country.

Chaat

Indian Food Recipes | Authentic Tasty Dishes

Not much is known in the UK about Maharashtrian cuisine and the amazing array of dishes it offers. It’s such an integral part of Indian culture and …

Curries

5 Buttermilk Substitutes You Should Try

There you are, mid-recipe, and you realize that the ingredients list doesn't say <i>milk.</i> It says <i>buttermilk.</i> Or maybe you knew going in that it said</i> …

Breakfast

How to Remove Tourists from Your Photos in Photoshop

Most photographers have been in a situation where the only thing standing between their camera and a breathtaking scene happens to be a handful of …

Tutorials

Kenji's Favorite Recipes of 2016

It's been another great year of recipes at Serious Eats, both at my home kitchen here in San Mateo, and back at Serious Eats World Headquarters in New York, where Daniel and Stella have been cooking and baking up a storm. Can I just stop for a second and mention how awesome it is that we now have a …

For the Crispiest Chicken (and Turkey) Skin, Grab the Baking Powder

Over the years, our recipe development team has spent a lot of time tackling the best ways to cook poultry. Want the fastest and most evenly cooked whole bird? Spatchcock that baby. Looking for the juiciest, most tender boneless, skinless grilled breasts? We've got a technique for that, too. Not …

The Food Lab's Complete Guide to a Stress-Free Thanksgiving

<b>The key to a successful Thanksgiving is planning.</b> Know what needs to get done, when it needs to be done, and how much manpower and time it's going to take you. There's no better way to derail a calm evening than by scrambling at the last minute to make sure your turkey is cooked through, the gravy …

Chicken Karaage- Easy Japanese Fried Chicken

Chicken karaage is the Japanese version of fried chicken that is insanely delicious- light, crisp, full of flavor and moist. It has a universal …