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Chicken that Fancies Itself Spanish with Lemons, Onions & Olives Recipe on Food52

Lauren Conrad's LA Home Is Exactly What Our Pinterest Boards Need

Bright colors? Check. Plenty of tufting? Got it. Take a peek inside the house that's sure to be pinned to everyone's Dream Home board.<p>If you've ever wanted to see where Lauren Conrad calls home, here's your chance. The newly married fashion maven opened the doors of her Beverly Hills home in the …

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4 Fall Recipes that are Quick, Easy, and Delicious

Start the autumn off right with these four quick, delicious dinner recipes.<p>It's officially autumn, which means we're ready to dive back into the preparation of all foods warm, cozy, and fragrantly spiced. A fast-tracked Asian soup and an elegant and addictive three-ingredient side are some of our …

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International anti-ISIS coalition grows

The coalition is growing -- not just in words, but in action.<p>Just over two weeks after U.S. President Barack Obama vowed "America will lead a broad coalition to roll back this terrorist threat" posed by ISIS, more than 50 countries have signed up, so far, to support the fight.<p>They include new …

Spinning Storage Shelf

In need of storage for her craft space, Jeanette from Country Design Style created a revolving shelf that has room to spare. Jeanette added her own …

The Food Lab Rapido: Pico de Gallo

GalleryThe Food Lab Rapido: Pico de Gallo<p>More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>Oh boy, <i>pico de gallo</i>! They sure don't make it like this in Ohio!<p>Or so says Weird Al in his <i>Rico Suave</i> tribute <i>Taco Grande</i>.<p>Unfortunately, his implication that Ohio is a Mexican …

Foolproof 2-Minute Hollandaise Recipe

Check here for a full video walkthrough of the process.<p><b>Read more: Video: The Food Lab's Foolproof Hollandaise in 2 Minutes</b><p>Ingredients1 egg yolk (about 35 grams)1 teaspoon water (about 5 grams)1 teaspoon lemon juice from 1 lemon (about 5 grams)Kosher salt1 stick butter (8 tablespoons, about 112 …

Chicken and Penne in Vodka Cream Sauce Recipe

<b>Notes:</b> The Parmesan garlic toast can also be prepared as you are making the pasta.<p><b>Read more: Chicken Dinners: Chicken and Penne in Vodka Cream Sauce</b><p>Ingredients<b>For The Garlic Parmesan Toast:</b>1 baguette, cut in half then halved lengthwise8 tablespoons (4 ounces) unsalted butter14 cloves garlic, minced …

The Food Lab Answers All Your Thanksgiving Questions

AHHH so many questions from last week. As promised, here are all the answers!<p>Turkey Talk<p>On Turkey, Grilled<p>I have a 22.5" Weber kettle with the rotisserie attachment and a Weber Smokey Mountain smoker. I have made good turkeys using both (and just in the kettle without the rotisserie), but wondered …

Video: How to Caramelize Onions in 15 Minutes

About a year ago, I wrote a post on how to make French Onion Dip, in which I talked about ways to speed up the traditionally hours-long process of caramelizing onions. The end result? There are a couple of tricks: add a touch of sugar at the beginning (to give caramelization a jump start), add a …

Grilled Bratwurst With Beer, Mustard, and Sauerkraut Recipe

The key to perfectly cooked sausages on the grill is to start them in a moist bath of flavorful toppings, slow-cooking them to infuse them with flavor and get an even cook, then finish them off over the hot side to crisp and char them.<p>Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Read the Whole …

The Food Lab: Herb-Roasted Turkey With Stuffing

We've all heard it before: you can't make a good roast turkey if you stuff it. Alton Brown's said it, and as far as recommendations go, that's pretty much the final word for me. Heck, even I've said it in the past.<p>See, here's the problem: <b>turkey is a very fickle type of meat.</b> Overcook pork, beef, or …

The Best Basic Guacamole Recipe

Combining the aromatics with salt before pounding them results in a finished guac that's noticeably more flavorful.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients1 small yellow onion, roughly chopped1 serrano chili, roughly chopped1/2 cup picked cilantro leaves, finely chopped, divided2 teaspoons kosher salt4 ripe …

Classic Potato Salad Recipe

How does the tang get in the tater? Read all about it here.<p><b>Note:</b> Cornichons are small salty pickles that can be found in most grocery stores. If unavailable, regular dill pickles or pickle relish can be used in its place.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients4 pounds russet potatoes, peeled and cut into …

The Food Lab's Top 10 Pieces of Kitchen Gear

Sure, maybe early man got away with a fire and a stick, but any budding kitchen sleuth, or even a good home cook trying to up their game knows that <b>the right equipment can make life on the hot line a whole lot easier</b>. None of the selections here are necessary to cook a fantastic meal <i>per se</i>, but they …

The Food Lab: The Importance of Resting Meat

It's time for another round of The Food Lab. Got a suggestion for an upcoming topic? Email Kenji here, and he'll do his best to answer your queries in a future post.<p>Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Pan-seared Steaks with Red Wine Pan Sauce<p>Want to see resting in action?<b><br>Here's the recipe »</b><p>More<p>Guide …

The Burger Lab: The Ultimate Homemade Sliders

By this point, any A Hamburger Today reader knows that a slider is not just a mini burger. Putting a small beef patty on a tiny bun <b>does not make it a slider</b>, and don't even <i>think</i> about applying the moniker to a mini crab-cake or grilled chicken breast sandwich without copious use of quotation …

The Food Lab: Hasselback Potato Gratin (These Might Be the Best Potatoes Ever)

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Every online food recipe trend has its watershed moment, the point at which it goes from being a fun project to going full-on viral. It's usually when bacon gets added to it. It's the moment when every blog and Instagram feed is so saturated with it that even …

Cheesy Onion, Bacon, and New Potato Gratin Recipe

An easy potato and onion casserole with chunks of bacon and melted Comté cheese under a golden brown crust.<p>Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh parsley leaves1/2 cup fine bread crumbs1 medium clove minced garlic (about 1 teaspoon)Kosher salt and freshly ground black …

Perfect Pan-Seared Pork Chops Recipe

Read the Whole Story<p>Ingredients2 bone-in pork rib chops, preferably blade-end, 1 1/2 inches thick (12 to 16 ounces each)2 tablespoons kosher salt1 1/2 teaspoons sugarFreshly ground black pepper2 tablespoons vegetable oil2 tablespoons butter1 medium shallot, thinly sliced8 sprigs fresh …

The Food Lab: 11 Essential Tips for Better Pizza

Making pizza is a year-round activity for me, whether it's a No-knead, no-stretch pan pizza in the winter, a grilled pizza party in the summer, or a Neapolitan pie baked in my Baking Steel/Kettle Pizza kit.<p>Pizza can be as simple or as difficult as you'd like it to be, but here are 11 good, …

The Food Lab: Use the Oven to Make the Best Darned Italian American Red Sauce You've Ever Tasted

All week we're celebrating Italian-American classics. Check out more Italian-American recipes and taste tests this way!<p>More<p>Pasta<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>I've been hitting the sauce hard recently.<p>I'm talking red sauce here. You might know it as gravy. The Italian-American staple that …

The Food Lab: The Easiest Foolproof Crispy Pan-Seared Fish You'll Ever Make

How many of you have ruined a delicate fish filet by trying to pry it off the pan that it's fused itself to? Yeah, I thought so.<p>You know the real reason why I don't get as much fish in my diet as I'd like to? It's not because I don't like fish—I love it. It's not because I don't have access to good …

Repotting 101: How To Stop Killing Your House Plants

We do a lot of potting and repotting here at the office. Plants typically need to be repotted every year to 18 months. A common misconception is that …

Cheers to This: Wine Can Actually Be Good for You

A glass of vino combined with regular exercise can protect your heart.<p>Finishing off your summertime pinot grigio? Here's some good news: A glass of either white or red wine with dinner can have a positive effect on your health. According to new research presented at the European Society of …

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DeSean Jackson Shoves Eagles Players After Catch Against Former Team

There is no doubt that Washington Redskins receiver DeSean Jackson is playing with a lot of emotion against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.<p>This weekend's game marks the first time that Jackson has played against the team where he spent the first six years of his career. Philadelphia released the …

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