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Schrade SCHA5B M.A.G.I.C. Knife

With a design fit for a crime-fighting superhero, the Schrade SCHA5B M.A.G.I.C. Knife will serve you well whether you're battling the forces of evil …

Sweet Potato Wedges with Lime Mayo

4 Servings<p>This zesty mayo dip would also go well with sliced red bell peppers and celery sticks before dinner; it’s amazing how many vegetables kids will eat when they’re actually hungry.<p>March 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>3 sweet potatoes (about 1½ lb.), peeled, each cut lengthwise into 8 wedges<p>2 tablespoon …

Recipes

The State of American Single Malt

Rising with the tide of a booming bourbon industry, American single malt whiskey craft distilleries are popping up around the country. Bound by …

The most efficient way to stock a home bar, according to someone who's done it

Stocking a home bar can be daunting — unless you have one of New York's savviest cocktail minds guiding your every purchase, which, thanks to this graphic curated by Eamon Rockey, you do.<p>A veteran bartender and the general manager of midtown's Betony restaurant, Rockey recently visited the B.I. …

Cocktails

Spicy Grilled Chicken with Lemon and Parsley

8 Servings<p>To avoid tearing the skin on the breast or thighs, turn the chickens over by picking them up from the ends of the drumsticks.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>¼ cup hot smoked Spanish paprika<p>¼ cup kosher salt<p>¼ cup coarsely ground black pepper<p>1½ tablespoons cayenne pepper<p>2 3½–4-pound chickens, …

BBQ

How to Make Sukiyaki

Sukiyaki is a Japanese beef and vegetable broth that is traditionally eaten during the wintertime. In Japan, because meat is expensive and usually …

Recipes

How to Make Cauliflower and Potatoes (Aloo Gobi)

Introduction: How to Make Cauliflower and Potatoes (Aloo Gobi)<p>About: Aspiring to promote healthy holistic living, self love, gratitude, compassion. …

Recipes

Beef pot roast with mushrooms

Already flavorful chuck roast gets a tangy, complex, umami boost with balsamic vinegar, and fresh and dried mushrooms.<p>For as much as we love meat, it …

How to make sausage rolls

Celebrate the picnic season by making home-made sausage rolls - a simple classic that will impress your friends<p>Picnics – you either love them or loathe them, but if you’re of the former persuasion, the food historian Laura Mason’s Picnic Cookbook is a winner. It has loads of ideas for alfresco …

Waffle with Cream Cheese and Smashed Berries

1 Servings<p>Use a frozen whole grain waffle, or freeze leftover homemade waffles between sheets of waxed paper.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 waffle<p>2 tablespoons cream cheese<p>2 tablespoons raspberries, blueberries, or blackberries<p>1 tablespoon honey or agave<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Toast a waffle and smear with cream …

Breakfast

Shakshuka Up Your Morning Routine With Eggs in Tomato Sauce

Shakshuka only looks complicated—these eggs poached in tomato sauce are perfect for a weekday breakfast.<p><i>Associate web editor Rochelle Bilow really loves breakfast. Sure, she’s a morning person by nature, but what she really digs about breakfast is that it’s an opportunity to start the day on the</i> …

Breakfast

Grilled Clams with Aleppo Pepper, Tumeric, and Lime Butter

4 Servings<p>When you toss hot clams right off the grill with some flavored butter, the butter melts and mingles with the clam liquor, creating an irresistible combination.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>2 teaspoons Aleppo pepper or 1 crushed red pepper …

Recipes

Snap Peas and Green Beans with Arugula-Mint Pesto

8 Servings<p>When not using this pesto to dress this very green salad, you could schmear it on just about any sandwich, or stir it into scrambled eggs.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup raw skin-on almonds<p>1 garlic clove, finely grated<p>2 cups (lightly packed) baby arugula<p>2 ounces Parmesan, shaved, divided<p>1 …

Garlic Confit Toast

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Total Time: 40 min<p>Lush confited garlic takes toasty, cheesy baguettes to another level.<p>April 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 head garlic, cloves peeled<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter<p>1 cup grated Parmesan<p>2 teaspoons chopped oregano<p>1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest<p>½ teaspoon …

Recipes

Tacos de Papa Hwy 99 (Potato Tacos)

Heat 3 tbsp. olive oil in a 2-qt. saucepan over medium. Cook garlic and onion until soft, about 5 minutes; transfer to a blender. Add chiles, …

Parker's BBQ Fried Chicken

Heat 2″ oil in a 6-qt. saucepan over medium until a deep-fry thermometer reads 350°. Place flour in a large bowl, season with salt and pepper, and …

Ignacio Mattos' Potato Salad

3 lb. Yukon gold potatoes<p>2 tsp. kosher salt, plus more to taste<p>2 1⁄2 tbsp. fresh lemon juice<p>1 small red onion, thinly sliced, soaked in ice water 10 …

French Lentil Salad with Blue Cheese

2 cups Puy lentils, rinsed<p>1 carrot, peeled and chopped<p>1 small yellow onion, chopped<p>10 tbsp. olive oil<p>5 tbsp. red wine vinegar<p>Kosher salt and freshly …

Pizza with Ramps, Morels, and Eggs

In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with a hook, combine yeast, sugar, and ¾ cups water heated to 115°; let sit until foamy, about 10 minutes. Add …

Bacon and Shrimp Fried Rice

1 cup cooked Japanese sticky rice, cooled<p>1 egg<p>1 tbsp. toasted sesame oil<p>1 tsp. Chinese chile bean paste (tobanjan)<p>2 cloves garlic, minced<p>1 (1”) piece …

Recipes

13 Mexican Desserts

Sugary churros, refreshing paletas, and the milkiest cake out there<p>All the best tools, techniques, and recipes you need for flame-kissed glory this …

Mexican Noodle Casserole (Sopa Seca)

Heat oven to 350°. Grease an 8" x 8" baking dish with oil; set aside. Heat oil in a 12" skillet over medium-high heat. Working in two batches, add …

Recipes

Raspberry-Ricotta Cake

8 servings<p>There’s nothing like a moist, fluffy, berry-streaked cake to make any weeknight (or, um, weekday morning) feel special.<p>March 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>1½ cups all-purpose flour<p>1 cup sugar<p>2 teaspoons baking powder<p>¾ teaspoon kosher salt<p>3 large eggs<p>1½ cups ricotta<p>½ …

Recipes

Blueberry Hand Pies

6 Servings<p>Prep Time: 35 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>Kids love to get a pint-size sweet.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Buttery Pie Crust (click for recipe)<p>All-purpose flour (for dusting)<p>2 cups blueberries (about 10 ounces)<p>1 teaspoon finely grated lemon zest<p>1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice<p>1/4 cup sugar<p>1/4 teaspoon …

Potato Salad with 7-Minute Eggs and Mustard Vinaigrette

8 Servings<p>Egg salad and potato salad: Unite! We like how the still-soft yolks dress the salad, but you can cook the eggs a minute or two longer if you like them more set.<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>2½ pounds new or baby Yukon Gold potatoes, scrubbed<p>4 large eggs, room temperature<p>1 teaspoon mustard seeds<p>…

Potatoes

The Genius Secret Ingredient Your Sautéed Mushrooms Are Missing

<i>We're bringing back this hit recipe from spring 2015,</i> <i>while Genius sleuth Kristen is on vacation after wrapping up the Genius Desserts cookbook. (It's not a dessert, but feel free to eat it like candy.)</i><p>Dill pickle brine's chief function is to preserve cucumbers into infinity. Its reason for being is …

Mushrooms

Pickled Egg Salad Crostini with Serrano Ham

6 Servings<p>The pickled hard-boiled eggs are a great snack on their own—they’re sold individually at Shed in Healdsburg, California.<p>February 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup apple cider vinegar<p>½ cup distilled white vinegar<p>1 teaspoon sugar<p>1½ teaspoons kosher salt, plus more<p>6 large eggs<p>⅓ cup mayonnaise<p>¼ cup …