Brandon Garrett

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Best Crock Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes

Cooking with a crockpot helps create layers of flavor in everything from hearty stews to healthy chicken dishes. Even desserts can benefit from the …

Eggs and Bacon Breakfast Pizza

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Place a pizza stone or heavy baking sheet in oven. Preheat oven to 500° (keep pizza stone or baking sheet in oven as it preheats).<p>…

5 Common Mistakes When Roasting Huge Cuts of Meat

Don't be intimidated by big cuts of meat, like pork shoulder or crown roasts. Just avoid these common mistakes and learn to cook them to perfection.<p>When it comes to show-stopping centerpieces, nothing gets jaws on the floor quite like a massive hunk of roasted meat. However, cuts like pork …

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Three-Ingredient Fettuccine Alfredo Is Your New Favorite Dinner Recipe

<i>By Angel Chang, writer at LittleThings.com</i><p>One of the greatest dilemmas I've faced when cooking pasta is whether to mix in sauce from a can, or to whip it up myself.<p>Sure, it's tempting to grab the pre-made sauce off the grocery shelf and be done with it. But you'll find that there are countless <i>easy</i> …

5 Spice Rubs That Make Chicken Mind-Blowingly Delicious

Because there’s so much more to life than lemon pepper<p>Cooking a big batch of chicken breasts on Sunday is one of the easiest ways to prep protein for your entire week. But eating the same thing day after day is boring as hell.<p>Enter: spice rubs. Whip up several of these mixtures so you can roast …

Slow Cooker Spicy Mexican Pineapple Chicken {GF, DF}

<i>Only six key ingredients and a handful of spices required for this one pot low fuss slow cooker spicy Mexican pineapple chicken. The perfect balance</i> …

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Never Overcook Roast Beef Again

Next time you roast beef in the oven or your slow cooker, you'll know with complete confidence that it'll come out right.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Linda Buckmaster confesses to</i> …

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Our Favorite Low Key (and Low Maintenance) Weeknight Dinners

We don't always have time to cook elaborate weeknight dinners. On those nights, we turn to our reliable steadies, the low maintenance dishes we love most when we're feeling lazy.<p>We've already professed our love for back pocket pasta—you know, the kind of pasta you make when you haven't gone grocery …

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Power to the Party: 21 Labor Day Main Dish Recipes for Your End-of-Summer Bash

By now you should be all set with sides and desserts, so now it's time to start thinking about the main event. The old standbys like burger and grilled chicken are great, but Labor Day is a time to pull out the big guns and send off summer right. To that end we've got show-stopping grilled mains …

Andrew Zimmern's Ultimate Guide to Cooking Vegetables

Working with vegetables seems easy, but it's not. What it is, though, is simple. Keep a few things in mind and dishes like my Vegetable Barigoule …

How to Make Perfect Salsa Every Time

<i>Header image: Ersatz Papalote Salsa from CHOW</i>Spice things up this summer with homemade salsa. It’s the ideal dish for using up whatever produce you …

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Lomo al Trapo: The Colombian Technique That Will Change the Way You Grill Beef

Remember that scene at the end of <i>Ghostbusters</i> when the boys in gray crack Sigourney Weaver out of the petrified remains of the ghost dog Zuul? Picture that scene at your next dinner party, but instead of a whip-smart and attractive actress emerging from the carbonized crust, it's a perfectly cooked …

An End-of-Summer Italian Al Fresco Dinner

Late August is my favorite time of year: just cool enough to eat outside without dripping sweat into your food, but still the season for excellent produce. It's like all those tender stalks of asparagus, juicy tomatoes, and bunches of fresh herbs are just begging you to make a totally killer …

Ready to Have Your Mind Blown? Meet Blender Lemonade

When life gives you lemons (come on, we had to)...you make blender lemonade. But here's the genius part: You need only one lemon, not 12, to mix your drink. Dump the whole fruit--including the rind--into a blender, and minutes later you're sipping pretty. Minimal cleanup required.<p>Wait, what? Here, …

5 Quick and Easy Salsa Verde Recipes

In this week’s episode of Mad Genius Tips, F&W’s Justin Chapple demonstrates Andrew Zimmern’s crazy-quick way to peel tomatillos (it just takes a …

Beyond the Taco: 30 Mexican, Mexican-Inspired, and Tex-Mex Recipes

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>Mexican food isn't exactly a well-kept secret in America, but we do tend to emphasize only a small portion of the country's diverse food landscape. While tacos and enchiladas are undoubtedly great (and don't worry, …

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How to Make Perfectly Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

<i>Header image: Chocolate Chip Cookies from CHOW</i>Everyone loves chocolate chip cookies, of course. But we all have an idea of the perfect version – …

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The Food Lab: 5 Steps to the Best Grilled Shrimp

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Grilling fast-cooking foods is always a balancing act. Hot and hard is the only way to develop those characteristic deep brown grill marks and charred spots that give grilled foods their unique flavor—a process called the Maillard reaction that takes place rapidly …

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Rules to Follow and Common Mistakes to Avoid for Roasting a Chicken

Cooking a great anytime-dinner is easy once you learn how to roast a chicken. Avoid these common mistakes for a juicy bird.<p>A good roast chicken is always satisfying. But a great roast chicken is out of this world. To take your chicken to the next level, you've got to make sure you're avoiding the …

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