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Break Out the Comfort Food: Buffalo Chicken Mac and Cheese

More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Each season change I'm surprised how quickly the temperature seems to shift. For example, when summer turns to fall, instead of a gradual slide from extremely hot, to very very hot, to very hot, to hot, to a little …

9 Easy, Delicious Bake Sale Recipes That Require No More Than 4 Ingredients

Bake sale season is upon us.<p>Deny it all you like, but one of these nights, long after you've retuned from work, eaten dinner, cleaned the dishes and plopped your tired self on the couch for some well-deserved fall TV, a tiny voice will ask if you can make dessert for forty sweet-seeking little …

How to Make Pocky Sticks at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: This classic Japanese snack is perfect for movie munching -- and it's so easy to make, you won't miss a single preview. Samantha Seneviratne from</i> …

Dessert

Cucumber Mint Gimlet Recipe

• Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Prep Time: 5 mins<br>• Total Time: 5 mins<br>• Yield: 1<br>• Category: Cocktail<p>★★★★★<p>5 from 7 reviews<p>Learn how to make a refreshing cucumber and …

How to Make Spicy Indian Mango Pickles

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Nik from A Brown Table puts unripe mangoes to use in a spicy condiment that's easy to make and even easier to enjoy.</i><p>Summer's arrival brings much …

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40 Beers to Put on Your Bucket List

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>When it comes to beer, we all have our go-to bottles. But if you're looking to expand your repertoire a bit, what beers should you buy? We asked our crew of friendly beer experts—all Certified Cicerones—for their list …

One-Pot Wonders: Baked Eggs in Avocado Cups With Feta and Mint

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Whoever first thought of cracking an egg into the center of a halved avocado and baking it is a genius in my book. This recipe, which features the egg-avocado creation set atop naan bread with feta and mint, is one of the …

10 Must-Try Wheat Beers for Summer

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>When the sun is shining and the grill is on, I can't speak for anyone else, but I get <i>thirsty</i>. The kind of thirsty that needs something bright and refreshing; something like a wheat beer. With their tangy juiciness and …

Best-Ever Hot Dogs for Father's Day

Here, seven killer dogs to make this weekend.<p>1 of 7<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 7<p>3 of 7<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 7<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 7<p>Loaded Hot Dogs with Chipotle …

How to Create a Menu Perfect for Busting Out Beyoncé Songs

Beyoncé is an inspiration in our kitchen. Really. We put together this 12-course menu inspired by her songs, right this way<p><b>Beyoncé inspires people in a lot of ways.</b> She tells girls that they can run the world. She channels TED talks in her songs. And she inspires us to be better cooks. That's …

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How to Make Banh Xeo, Crisp Vietnamese Filled Crepes

How to make the hot and crunchy filled crepes known as banh xeo in Vietnam.<p><i>Banh xeo</i> translates to “sizzling cake.” Once you’ve made a batch of these lacy, ultra-crisp crepes, you’ll know why. Remember: Work quickly, and watch for splattering oil when the batter hits the pan.<p>Once oil is shimmering …

Vietnam

Drink Pairings for Jon Snow, Joffrey, and 14 Other 'Game of Thrones' Characters

Which beer is Joffrey? Which wine is Tyrion? We asked bartenders and sommeliers to pair 16 major Game of Thrones characters with their doppelgänger drinks<p><b>Across the country, bartenders, craft brewers, and sommeliers</b> are drawing inspiration from <i>Game of Thrones,</i> HBO's hit series based on a series of …

TV Series

Master the Art of the Summery Sunday Supper With These Light & Bright Recipes

A classic Sunday supper doesn't have to mean heavy, hearty braised meat—try these lighter, fresher projects for dinner this weekend.<p><b>We love hunkering down to tackle a big recipe on winter weekends</b>. But just because the weather's hot and steamy up doesn't mean you can't tackle a stellar dinner …

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No more watered-down drinks! Make these flavored ice cubes for summer parties

It's easy enough to freeze juice into ice cubes and throw them into your favorite drink. But here's how to up your game with gorgeous frozen ice creations that will add a shot of flavor and style to your summer cocktail parties, and even to your daily iced-coffee routine.<p>Double-the-flavor ice …

Brown Rice Porridge with Hazelnuts and Jam

4 Servings<p>At Sqirl, they make almond milk from scratch, which gives this rice porridge recipe an extra-rich, nutty flavor.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>⅓ cup blanched hazelnuts<p>4 cups unsweetened almond milk<p>1 cup short-grain brown rice<p>¼ cup sugar<p>pinch of kosher salt<p>½ vanilla bean, split lengthwise<p>¼ cup …

Breakfast

The 10 Entertaining Recipes You Loved Most This Month

We always look to our friends when we’re not sure what to cook, and that goes especially for dinner parties. Menu-planning in packs makes us feel safe, thorough, supported.<p>That’s exactly why, once a month, we’ll be looking to you for advice: These are the ten recipes you loved most this month that …

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Ice Cream

Easy Cheesy Artichoke Dip in a Baguette

<i>If you’re getting ready for Memorial Day festivities, this Easy Cheesy Artichoke Dip in a Baguette needs to be on your table. It’s incredible and so</i> …

6 Desserts with 4 Ingredients or Less

<b>Flourless Chocolate Cake</b><br>This gluten-free dessert tastes so indulgent. But get this: All you need are chocolate chips, butter, eggs, and sugar. If you've got some fresh berries lying around, feel free to up the ingredient list and throw those on top.<p><i>Get the recipe at Linda Wagner.</i><p><b>Creamsicle …

Six More Sauces Everyone Should Learn How to Make

A good sauce can take a dish from bland to spectacular, and with just a few tweaks you can create an endless variety of dishes. Here are some more …

One-Pot Wonders: Chicken-Sausage Frittata With Corn and Feta

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Frittatas are the perfect vehicle for clearing out extra ingredients in the fridge while feeding a hungry group of people quickly and easily. At a bachelorette weekend I was at not too long ago, a friend of mine took our …

Can't get Nutella Cronut holes? Here's what you can make at home

Just when you thought there couldn’t be any more Cronut news, Dominique Ansel has partnered with Nutella and its “Spread the Happy” campaign, celebrating the chocolate hazelnut spread's 50th anniversary.<p>Ansel has produced a limited quantity of Nutella-filled Cronut holes for a one-day event in New …

7 Menus for Memorial Day

All the best tools, techniques, and recipes you need for flame-kissed glory this summer<p>From a classic backyard barbecue featuring juicy hamburgers, …

Memorial Day Weekend

Cook the Best Meat for Tacos | Men's Health

Flavorful pork shoulder turns fork-tender when cooked slowly. Yes, cooking carnitas takes time, but that’s the point. The more time the pork spends time mingling with the other ingredients in the pot, the more personality it takes on—and the tastier the taco in eventually inhabits.<p>You’ll see other …

Beyond Baba Ghanoush: 36 of Our Favorite Eggplant Recipes

From baba ghanoush to ratatouille, these are our best eggplant recipes—and soon to be yours, too.<p>Best thing about eggplant? Its versatility. From baba to eggplant parm to ratatouille and fritters, these are our favorite eggplant recipes. And soon to be yours.

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How to Make Our Very Favorite Restaurant Burger at Home

Diner in Williamsburg is making one of Brooklyn's best burgers....and its not even on the menu.<p><i>Welcome to Out of the Kitchen, our ongoing exploration of the people and relationships that built and sustain Andrew Tarlow’s Brooklyn restaurant mini-empire.</i><p>At Diner, the <b>Andrew Tarlow</b> restaurant that …

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10 Best-Ever Burgers for Memorial Day

With Memorial Day around the corner, it’s time to start grilling. Here are 10 juicy, delicious burger recipes to celebrate the unofficial start of …