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Chocolate Palmiers That Look Fancy (But Are Actually Super Easy)

Your friends will think you fancy, and only you'll know how truly simple it was to pull off.<p>If your hands can remember the feeling of molding Play-Doh into miniature clay dinosaurs, you're basically already a palmier pro. All it takes to make these crispy-crunchy curlicues is three ingredients, a …

Dessert

Korean Braised Short Ribs Are the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Associate editor Christina Chaey finally learns the secret to the braised short ribs her grandma only makes her once a year.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax</i> …

Soysauce

13 Fresh Pastas You Need in Your Life

Because fresh pasta is a perfect food, and you should be graced with its presence more often.<p><b>Any diehard pasta lover will tell you:</b> There is no food on earth as perfect as fresh pasta. Its elastic, melt-in-your-mouth quality makes us believe in true love. Turns out it's not that tough to make …

Italian Food

Avoid These Common Mistakes and Make Perfect Fruit Crumbles Every Time

Don't burn the crust, the most crucial part! And don't let the fruit sugars make it way too sweet. Here's how to avoid them all.<p>A fruit crisp or crumble is the ace up any novice baker's sleeve. It's free-form (no fussy lattice-top crusts to master) and it's forgiving (no strict ratios of …

Baking

17 Recipes to Make Use of Your Springform Pan (Not Just Cheesecake!)

What can you bake in a springform pan? According to this roundup of recipes, a whole heck of a lot.<p>Springform pans are a must for perfect cheesecake. But that's not all they can do! From an impressive pasta casserole to a gigantic blueberry muffin, these recipes make the most out of your springform …

Dessert

6 Ingredients to Swap for Breadcrumbs, Because You Are Creative and Fabulous

Get your crispy and delicious on. These ingredients prove that breadcrumbs don't own the breading game.<p>If it's not a scientific fact that breading immediately improves any food, it should be. So don't let your mom's seasoned fine breadcrumb-baked chicken breast restrict your imagination. Experiment …

Cooking

Fried Calamari Dreams Are Made of These

The deep-fried squid with aioli is the must-order dish at NYC's Wildair. So we got the chefs to teach us how to make it at home.<p><i>Welcome to Cook Like a Pro, in which we ask some of our favorite chefs for their essential techniques, along with advice on fearlessly frying, flipping, seasoning, and</i> …

Deep Frying

Learn the Rules of Homemade Jam, Never Suffer Through Dry Toast Again

How much sugar do you *really* need? What's pectin? Memorize this formula and guide to making your own jam and preserves, and suffer have dry toast again.<p>What stops you from making homemade jam on the reg? If you said, "I don't own a canner/I've never canned food before/I don't want to infect my …

Spices

Stop Using Plain Old Salt to Season Your Food

Why would you add saltiness only to your food when you can add complexity as well?<p><i>Welcome to Cook Like a Pro, in which we ask some of our favorite chefs for their essential techniques, along with advice on fearlessly frying, flipping, seasoning, and more.</i><p>Where most chefs used to just reach for …

Cooking

10 Dishes You Loved in March

These were the 10 dishes you loved the most in March.<p>From potato colcannon to a potato galette, these were the potato-heavy dishes you liked best this month (okay, you liked non-potato things too!).

Cooking

37 Curry Recipes For When Nothing Else Will Do

Curry lovers of the world, spice up your life (with these 37 recipes).<p>Curry lovers of the world, spice up your life (with these 37 recipes). It's what the Spice Girls (and Future You) would want.

Cooking

Diana's Hummus Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Designer Alex Tatusian reminisces on his mother's short-lived hummus business, and what it taught him about cooking for himself.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax</i> …

Orange County

4 Easy Puff Pastry Recipes That'll Fool Them All

Puff pastry is the most delicious thing on God's green Earth, and makes simple things look so fancy people will ask what patisserie you went to.<p>There are few things more delicious than flaky, buttery puff pastry. Whether it's on top of a meat pie, under a layer of caramelized onions, surrounding a …

Baking

58 Dishes to Bring to an Outdoor Party

Not all food is ready to withstand hungry hordes and sit outside in the hot, hot heat. That's why these 58 dishes exist.<p><b>When we're heading to picnics</b>, cooking out in the backyard, and gearing up for days at the beach, we want our food to be as ready for the summer sun as we are. But not all food …

Healthy Eating

Your Cocktail Party Really Wants These 3 Appetizers

Creative director Alex Grossman has an idea for your next cocktail party: creatures of the sea. (We are accepting invites.)<p>If you're like us, you eat an enormous amount of cheese and charcuterie before dinner. You sit there, drink wine, stuff your face, and it's awesome. But, if you're looking for …

Seafood

Throw This One-Pot Dinner Party And Never Go Back

Creative director Alex Grossman lays down the rules for throwing a one-pot dinner party.<p>Creative director Alex Grossman knows that the best dinner party for the host <i>and</i> the guests is when the meal is a one-pot deal. It's simple, but awesome when done right. Below, he lays down the rules he likes to …

Cooking

How to Make White Rice Perfectly, Every Single Time

By Rick Martinez<p>Have you been rinsing your rice? Letting it rest? We've got some tips.<p><i>It's OK: We all make mistakes. But you know what's less OK? Not learning from them. Welcome to Effed It Up, a semi-regular column where we do just that. Up this week: how to make white rice that is perfect and</i> …

Snorkeling

All You Need to Make Barbecue Sauce Is This Formula

Cheaper, tastier, better: It's time to learn how to make homemade barbecue sauce.<p>A good sauce can save your backyard barbecue from charred yard bird to chicken wings so good, you could charge for 'em. The problem is that most store-bought barbecue sauces just aren't that stellar. They're …

BBQ

3 Ways to Cook Crispy, Salty Potatoes Without a Recipe

Watch and learn: These 3 potato dishes are so easy they practically make themselves.<p>As much as we love the beauty of simply prepared potatoes, there's a reason we will literally always take French fries over a baked potato, and that reason is because fat is beautiful. Just like these three dishes …

Cooking

OtterBox’s new case offers a battery, speakers, Square reader and other swappable functionality

I spotted an OtterBox case on the train ride in this morning that more or less confirmed my feelings about the company’s products: big, bulky and protective. Swaddling one’s phone in an OtterBox case for a New York City subway ride is the smartphone equivalent to wearing a bulletproof vest in …

Uber is testing a loyalty program that rewards riders with free trips

Uber sent an email to LA riders yesterday announcing they are doing a temporary promotion that looks very much like a loyalty program.<p>Each UberBLACK ride taken will give riders 200 points, and when they amass 3,000 total points they will be rewarded with a free $25 Uber ride. Essentially, the …

UberEATS launches in Singapore, its first Asian city

UberEATS, the ride-hailing app’s food delivery service, launched today in its first Asian market. Singaporeans can now download the standalone app and order food from about 100 restaurants.<p>Deliveries are limited to Singapore’s Central Area, its main business and commerce hub, but the company said …

15 Kitchen Skills To Master By The Time You're 30

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Cooking

Homemade Dumplings So Easy You Don't Even Have to Fold Them

Chef Masaharu Morimoto shows the secrets to perfect shumai<p>Homemade dumplings often look like a lot of work. The skins, the folding, the …

Homemade

This Swiss Army Kitchen Is Smaller Than Your Closet

Tiny kitchens rarely get shown off as assets in houses or apartments. But maybe if they were designed as well as the Gali system they would. Created …