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Is Conor McGregor really such a big deal in Ireland? A fellow Irishman explains

Conor McGregor<p>Contrary to popular belief, the entire country of Ireland does not come to a standstill every time Conor McGregor steps inside the UFC …

Beer Experts Say These Are The 20 Best Beers In The World

Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain more expertise.<p>Their theory was the more experience we have, the more we will like certain …

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The First Brand on the Moon Could Be a Japanese Energy Drink

If someone told you the first brand on the moon would take the form of an aluminum can filled with energy-drink powder and the dreams of little …

Grilled Stuffed Flank Steak With Pesto, Mozzarella, and Prosciutto Recipe

Grilling and pesto are two of the quintessential flavors of summer. Here we combine the two by slathering a butterflied flank steak with fresh pesto, then layering it with mozzarella and prosciutto before slicing it into pinwheels and grilling it over hot coals.<p>Read more details on the rolling and …

Grilled Stuffed Flank Steak With Roasted Chilies and Pepper Jack Cheese Recipe

Butterflied flank steak rubbed with a garlicky chili rub, then layered with roasted green chilies and pepper jack cheese gets rolled, sliced, and grilled until smoky and charred.<p>Read more details on the rolling and stuffing process here!<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Butterflying the flank steak allows you …

Crisp, Flaky, Pepperoni Pizza Puff Pastry Waffles Recipe

We combine store-bought puff pastry dough with pepperoni pizza-themed fillings, and roll it up using the traditional Chinese scallion pancake method as our inspiration before pressing the whole thing into a waffle iron. The result is a buttery, cheesy, crispy, flaky, flavor-packed treat.<p><b>Read more:</b> …

Killer Spinach Salads with Hot Bacon Dressing

Killer Spinach Salads with Hot Bacon Dressing.<p><i>by</i> Jessica <i>on</i> May 12, 2014 92<p>I’m about to convince you that this salad is dessert.<p>I mean, I guess it …

Cheddar Buttermilk Waffle BLTs

I still have daydreams of my Dance Like Nobody’s Watching jaunt in the laundromat. I haven’t done it yet mostly because I’m scared and also… I’m not …

Radish and Butter Tartines

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: Keep things simple -- and French -- with spring's most perfect lunch: radish tartines</i> …

The Best Twice Baked Potato Recipe

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p>The Best Twice Baked Potatoes<p><b>Yield:</b> 6 to 8 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>20 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>1 hour<p><b>Total:</b><p>1 hour 30 minutes<p>A cross between a loaded …

Quinoa with Tomato, Basil, and Mozzarella

I have fallen in love with quinoa over the past year or so, which is approximately 4 billion years after the rest of America fell in love with it, …

Salted melon sorbet recipe

It might sound strange, but salt gives a delicious edge to melon sorbet.<p><i>Serves 4-6</i><p>I used to watch in bewilderment as my grandmother sprinkled orange-fleshed cantaloupe melon with salt, until one day I tried it and understood how the flavour of the melon becomes more intense, yet still sweet.<p>2 …

Gluten-free cherry and custard tart recipe

A brilliantly easy recipe for cherry and custard tart, using foolproof gluten-free pastry.<p>I find Doves Farm organic gluten-free flour is the best for this recipe.<p><i>Serves 6-8</i><p><i>Gluten-free pastry</i><p>200g/7oz gluten-free plain white flour<p>100g/3½oz butter<p>500g/1lb 2oz cherries, stalks removed<p>100ml/3½fl oz …

The new vegetarian: asparagus cheesecake with rocket salad

A light and summery ricotta and asparagus cheesecake with dressed rocket leaves.<p>A feather-light cheesecake that's easy to make<p><i>Serves four</i><p>85g (3oz) butter, plus extra for greasing<br>120g (4oz) oatcake biscuits<br>2 tbsp sesame seeds<br>50g (1¾oz) vegetarian Emmental (such as Président), grated<br>250g (9oz) green …

Bacon and leek croquettes

Replicate a Spanish tapas restaurant favourite: deep fried bacon and leek croquetas<p>SERVES<p>Makes approx 20<p>INGREDIENTS<p>200g/7oz streaky bacon rashers<br>• 40g/1¾oz unsalted butter<br>• 1 leek, tough outer layers removed, thinly sliced<br>• 200g/7oz plain flour<br>• 400ml/14fl oz whole milk<br>• 2 eggs, beaten<br>• 150g/5oz dried …

Barbecued romano peppers with goat’s cheese recipe

These peppers topped with goat's cheese cook beautifully on a barbecue.<p><i>Serves 6</i><p>3 romano peppers<p>100g soft goat’s cheese<p>A handful fresh basil leaves, finely chopped, plus extra leaves to garnish<p>2 tbsp rapeseed oil<p>Slice the peppers in half lengthways and remove the seeds and membranes. Mix together …

Six of the best wines for under £6

More than half of Brits won't spend over £6 on a bottle of wine. The good news is that there are some cracking wines for that price tag<p>Some years ago I interviewed the author, humanitarian and former Beirut hostage Terry Waite who explained with enormous relish that he liked red wine, but even more …

Five unusual spirits for your cocktail cupboard

Got gin, vodka and brandy aplenty? Take your cocktail creativity up to the next level with the addition of one of these less-common ingredients<p>Not so long ago, if you raided someone's drinks cabinet, it was a pretty sure bet what you'd find. Gin, for gin and tonics; whisky for nightcaps; a bottle …

Sandwich Week: the best sandwich recipes from around the world

To mark National Sandwich Week, Helen Graves, author of the book '101 Sandwiches', shares six sensational recipes from across the globe<p><b>VIETNAM: Caramel pork bánh mì</b><p>The bánh mì is arguably one of the world's greatest sandwiches. A light baguette is stuffed with various fillings, which may include …

Fig and goat’s-cheese pizza recipe

Sweet figs balance sharp goat's cheese, tender golden onions and balsamic vinegar in this scrumptious pizza<p><i>Serves two to four (depending on appetite)</i><p>I have given instructions on how to make your own dough, but if you’d rather not, Marks & Spencer now does ready-made fresh pizza dough that is very …