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I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you either need to nail, or it’s a total disappointment. <i>Almost</i> crispy chickpeas just don’t cut it. In my …

Country Lifestyle

Texan Queso

Other than football and the Alamo, this might be one of the most important things that defines Texas.<p>"A group of Texans will gravitate to it like the sun, orbiting the bowl with their thin, white corn tortilla chips, tossing back margaritas for hours."<p>Servings: 4<p>Total: 20 minutes<p>Ingredients<p>2 lbs …

Our Most-Saved Dinner Recipes of 2017

If there is one thing we all struggle with, it is getting dinner on the table night after night. Whether you're feeding just yourself or a family as …

Cooking

The Restaurant-Quality Veggie Salad You Can Make at Home

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 425°F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper.<p>Place the cauliflower and chickpeas on …

Feta Cheese

Do Any of These 9 Moves to Blast Calories and Tone Your Abs at the Same Time

Build strength, work your ab muscles, flatten that tummy, and burn fat and calories — these cardio ab exercises do it all. Try the floor moves or …

How to buy your first car and not regret it

It's one of the biggest purchases you'll ever make. Here are some top tips to make sure you do it right.<p><i>This is part of CNET's #adulting series of stories to help you figure out how to live, work and play now that you're all grown up.</i><p>So you're done taking Lyfts and bumming rides off friends. It's …

Personal Finance

How to remodel, without wrecking your finances

Improving your home shouldn't demolish your finances.<p>About half of homeowners are either starting or continuing a home remodeling project this …

Personal Finance

5 Whiskey Cocktails That Will Never Let You Down

Much like with fashion, or tech, trends in cocktail culture come and go. But some drinks never change. From the Old Fashioned to the mint julep, here …

Made in America

The 13 Best Superfoods, According To Registered Dietitians

These days the term “superfood” gets tossed around a lot. So much so that it seems like there’s a new so-called super ingredient every day. And it …

Make sure you've read these 27 important finance books

"In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn't read all the time — none," Berkshire Hathaway vice …

Investing

5 Ways To Fix Your Squat To Help You Work Your Butt In The Best Way

Squats, whether weighted or not, are hands down one of the best, most powerful full-body exercises you can perform: Not only will you tone your butt …

Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken

Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken. Slow cooked chicken in a sweet and tangy Asian inspired sauce.<p>This Slow Cooker Honey Garlic Chicken takes only 10 …

Cooking

Mixologist

Aims to assist you in perfecting the art of preparing a cocktail. It´ll go a long way in preparing all the extras that give your long drink that …

BA's Best Old-Fashioned

Makes 1<p>If you want a more intense orange flavor for this Old-Fashioned recipe, use orange bitters, or muddle 2 thin orange wedges with the sugar, then strain into a rocks glass and proceed as written. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>December 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 …

Bitters

20 Restaurant-Worthy Dipping Sauces You Can Totally Make at Home

What's a french fry or a chicken nugget without a dipping sauce for dunking? From fast-food copycat sauce recipes like Chick-fil-A's honey mustard to restaurant-worthy spreads like cilantro jalapeño sauce, there's a dipping sauce recipe that's sure to speak to you. Your fries, chicken nuggets, …

How To Make Really Good Chile Verde Stew in the Slow Cooker

<b>Roast the vegetables:</b> Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 400°F. Place the tomatillos, onion, and garlic on a baking sheet. Roast …

Cooking

The Science of the Best Fresh Pasta

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Guess what? If you have flour in your kitchen, you can make pasta. Right now. Got eggs, too? You have everything you need to whip up a batch of silky-smooth fettuccine. Have some cheese or vegetables lying around? You could …

The business books to read on your next holiday

When some people hear "business book," they're immediately turned off.<p>Sure, 300 pages about entrepreneurship, money, leadership, management, or …

The 10 Best Rye Whiskies Under $35

There's more great rye whiskey on the market than ever before, which is excellent news for fans of the category. Yet, with the near-insatiable demand for it, prices have also soared to match.<p>But, that doesn't mean there aren't deals to be found. Here are the top affordable American rye whiskeys for …

The 10 best big cities in the US to buy a home instead of rent

In a lot of big cities, buying a home only makes financial sense if you're staying put for a while. In New York City, where the housing market is notoriously competitive, it may not be worth your money to buy a home unless you live there for 18 years.<p>That's according to a recent SmartAsset report, …

The 50 best tacos in America, ranked

Because the city-guide app allows users to save and favorite the venues they love, Foursquare was able to track down which tacos are getting the most praise across America. Foursquare included the top-rated location of various chain restaurants in the US (subsequent locations were removed).<p>With …

Guy Kawasaki: The Top 10 Mistakes Of Entrepreneurs

Few people have seen more of the dumb mistakes entrepreneurs make than Guy Kawasaki, the former Apple evangelist and venture capitalist who has since written 13 books on entrepreneurship, startups, and running businesses.<p>Today at a two-day conference held in Silicon Valley by the startup community …

Entrepreneurship

16 Trader Joe's Foods You Need To Discover (And Then Hoard)

Did someone say pudding?<p>You're already going to Trader Joe's for the cookie butter, and most of us swear by Two Buck Chuck (which is now actually $3 at most locations).<p>But there are many, <i>many</i> Trader Joe's finds that you're not paying enough attention to ... unless you're a brilliant shopper, that …

Trader Joe's

12 books that will help you build the career you want

It doesn't matter. Because no matter where you're at in your career, you could always be doing better. (Although, you're choosing to read this article, so I can assume you're already doing pretty well for yourself.)<p>I rounded up 12 books that you should read to advance your career.<p>Each one focuses …

Guy Kawasaki's Top 6 Tips for Growing Your Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I have a confession: I have a "guy" crush on superstar business author Guy Kawasaki. And for good reason: He’s smart, he's fun and he looks like Jackie Chan (Seriously, people have asked him if he’s the <i>Kung Fu</i> star.) Kawasaki recently …

Fulfill Every Snacking Need with Homemade Corn Nuts, Two Ways

The primary reason I go to bars is for the snacks.<p>Much to the chagrin of my fellow Food52 editors, I don't really care very much about alcohol. But I make up for it with my love of salty, crispy, and, preferably, deep-fried, snack items. (Kendra knows what I'm talking about!)<p>And when I get to eat …

Deep Frying

How to Brew Beer at Home (Especially if You've Never Brewed Before)

I can't remember exactly what was going through my head when I called Bitter and Esters, a home brew shop in Brooklyn, asking about their starter beer-making kit, but it went something along the lines of this: "<b>I like beer, so it should be a breeze to make it—right?</b>" Not exactly.<p>As I learned in one …

Beer

The Fall Wine You Should Be Drinking

Even though the weather has been cooling and the leaves have been changing for a few weeks now, we're not truly in fall until the calendar arrives at October. Halloween candy starts showing up on the shelves, weekends are filled with football, and pumpkin flavored everything starts getting released …