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Microwave Nutella Cake Recipe: Make a 2 Minute Chocolate Nutella Cake

11K<p>184<p>2<p>It was way back in January that Jaime showed us all how to make 2-Minute French Toast in A Cup and how to make Coffee Cake (in Under …

Easy, Cheesy Chicken Cordon Bleu Dip: A Slow-Cooker Crowd-Pleaser

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>My boyfriend James calls me the "crazy crock lady" because I'm constantly coming up with new ways to use my slow cooker. He might make fun of me for it, but I'll tell you, he always scarfs down whatever I …

Which Champagne fits you best? Find one to match your style

Are you what you drink? Champagne, more than any other wine, is drunk for the label, and if you’re trying to make a statement, many of the best-known Champagnes don’t really say much. Here’s a user’s guide to Champagnes that are exceptional on their own, and also mirror your own particular</b> …

Wine

Setting a New Bar for Oregon Pinot: Brittan Vineyards

Expressed briefly, making a great wine is rather simple. You find the right piece of ground; you put the right grapes in; you tend them well and …

Essential Cookbooks by a Founder of French Cuisine

Hubert Keller calls Antonin Carême "the man."<p><i>Getting a chef to pick a favorite cookbook is like asking a parent to choose her most-loved child. But</i> …

The Best New Restaurants in America, 2014

A guide to where you should be eating right now.<p>A guide to where you should be eating right now, part of our comprehensive 2014 Food and Drink Awards.

Make the Best Brisket Ever by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Make perfect brisket every time by avoiding these common cooking mistakes.<p>With Rosh Hashanah right around the corner, we've got brisket on the brain. Just because this beefy cut is a classic doesn't mean there's no room for improvement. From tough, chewy texture to dull, ho-hum flavor, there's a …

RelayRides Launches New Car Delivery Service

While Airbnb.com has dominated travel headline news around the mushrooming peer-to-peer economy, another player in the P2P space has quietly been …

2014 Vintage Report: European Wine Harvest

For the men and women who make wine, perhaps no word is more packed with nervous anticipation than "harvest." After months of spending time, sweat …

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One of my peeves, and it's more than a pet, is wine bottle variation. Most wine drinkers are familiar with this unfortunate reality. One time you …

Simple French Food is Not a Myth

Spike Gjerde's favorite cookbook covers all the French cooking basics.<p><i>Getting a chef to pick a favorite cookbook is like asking a parent to choose</i> …

How Not to Get Ripped Off on a Restaurant Wine List

File this under “mistakes you do not want to make, ever.”<p>File this under “mistakes you do not want to make, ever.” According to a story broken by</i> …

9 Pro Tips on How to Buy and Use Good Olive Oil

Choosing an olive oil from a shelf of bottles at wildly varied price points can be challenging. Here are some easy things to remember from olive oil …

How to Avoid a Nervous Breakdown on an Eight-Week Wine Road Trip

Dan Dunn is taking an extensive road trip across America to research his forthcoming book. This week: A great discovery in Vermont and some trouble …

The Easiest Ever Way to Clarify Butter

We love clarified butter. What we don't love is the often-messy process of melting and straining it. Here, chef Thomas Kim of Rabbit Hole in …

Spain's Greatest Cabernet

When people think of Spain's wine, they don't think of Cabernet Sauvignon. But not too long ago, at the Torres Winerey in Penedès, I had the …

8 Crazy-Smart Kitchen Tips from the Team Behind Modernist Cuisine

Nathan Myhrvold and his Modernist Cuisine team share some super clever cooking tips from their incredibly popular books, Modernist Cuisine and …

8 French Food Words You Should Definitely Know

Here are some common terms that may help you navigate and order the next time you're faced with a French menu.<p>Apparently we've all become so …

Sommeliers' Top Pizza Wines for the Night Before Thanksgiving

The night before Thanksgiving happens to be one of the biggest take-out pizza nights of the year, on par with New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. So, …

Week 7: They Make Some Surprisingly Good Wine in South Jersey

For those of you just tuning in, two months ago I left behind or threw away everything that wouldn’t fit in my car and embarked on a long solo road …

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Nutrition