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13 Ingredient Swaps for Healthier Cooking

Eating healthy seems like a chore, but it doesn’t have to be. It doesn’t have to mean swapping burgers for kale salads. Don’t believe us - just take …

Burgers

The Trick To Making Flank Steak As Tender As New York Strip

In this case, the way you slice it matters.<p>There's a big price difference when it comes to a fancy cut of meat like New York strip and a less luxurious one, like flank. Strip makes its way into the poshest metropolitan restaurants, while flank sees more backyard barbecues. The reason is that the …

BBQ

Computer engineer wins 1,000 Twitter contests with Python script

Computer engineer Hunter Scott wrote a Python script to enter virtually every Twitter contest started over the span of nine months. The bot ended up entering him in about 165,000 different “RT to win” contests and more importantly, he won close to 1,000. On average, he won four contests per day …

Sam Kass shows 3 easy ways to eat more fruit (you're probably not eating enough)

Fruit is nature’s candy, so it’s a wonder that 40 percent of Americans aren’t getting their recommended daily serving of two cups. Sam Kass, former White House chef and now NBC News’ Senior Food Analyst, shared a few easy tips to help us all get more delicious fruit in our bellies.<p>1. It’s easy to …

Secrets to a Perfect Grilled Cheese

Grilled cheeses can be an art form with the perfect ratio of cheese to bread and the right level of toasting to make the perfect bite.<p>But how can you make sure you are doing it properly? We had Jason Hicks of Croque Monsieur, Jones Wood Foundry, The Peacock and the Shakespeare show us all of his …

The Food Lab: Four Secrets to Improving Any Fried Chicken Recipe

Really great Southern fried chicken needs two things: juicy, flavorful meat and an ultra-crisp and crunchy crust. Here are four quick and easy ways to achieve both. The best part? These tricks will work for <i>any</i> Southern fried chicken recipe you've got, whether it's the old family standard, a fried …

7 Cheese Recipes That Are Better Than a Significant Other

Let's be real -- cheese is the best food ever. Yes, even better than bacon. Grilled cheese sandwiches and instant mac & cheese got you through childhood and college, and it'll get you through the rest of life because you just can't go wrong with cheese. Here are a few recipes that every cheese …

Paying more workers overtime could rebuild America's middle class

For decades, America’s workers have been putting in more hours for less money, but now the U.S. Department of Labor is taking an important step to …

11 Better-Than-Basic July 4th Hot Dogs and Sausages

True, grilled meat doesn't need much gussying up to taste good, and most of your July 4th barbecue guests will be happy to scarf down a plain old hot dog and move on with their lives. But you can get a basic frank at any ballpark, and if you're ever going to make a homemade hot dog really special, …

7 Manly Meals for Father's Day

This Sunday, make meat the main course and give dad something he can really sink his teeth into.<p><b>1. Grilled Flank Steak with Garlic & Rosemary</b><p>Marinated in garlic, rosemary and olive oil, this flank steak is full of flavor and deliciously charred. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Juicy Steakhouse Burgers</b><p>Tender, juicy …

The Best Cookware for Your Kitchen (Our Shop Team's Picks!)

<i>Most kitchen conundrums get us itching to fire up a burner, but others—like sorting through the endless options for tools and appliances—can be a bit more daunting.</i><p><i>Today: In anticipation of the Food52 Registry launch (and a new collection of cookware and kitchen tools to support it), our Shop team</i> …

6 Trail Mix Recipes to Get Your GORP On

Good Old Raisins and Peanuts (GORP) is anything BUT the same ole, same ole today. Trail mix has undergone a metamorphosis, with varieties that range …

Trail Mix

Here's How 'Jurassic World' Destroyed Box Office Expectations

Remember the handwringing over the past couple of weeks, when everyone was worried that May's weak box office meant we were in for a summer slump, one that would leave Hollywood's earnings trailing last summer's by more than $700 million?<p>Well, nevermind.<p>The opening weekend for "Jurassic World," at …

Movies

2 Awesome Homemade Vegetarian Burgers Even a Carnivore Will Crave

Vegans and vegetarians often get the short end of the stick when it comes to backyard grilling season. Sure, there are a couple of decent frozen veggie burger brands, but let's face it: Frozen pre-packaged food is <i>never</i> going to be as good as fresh, homemade food prepared with quality ingredients. …

10 Recipes For Lettuce Wraps That You'll Actually Want To Eat

Photo credit: How Sweet It Is, Half Baked Harvest, The Beeroness, Damn Delicious<p>Don't think for a second that lettuce wraps are a diet food that you have to begrudgingly eat, when what you really want for dinner is a burger. Yes, lettuce wraps lighten the calories in any given meal, but they can …

23 Mexican Breakfasts That'll Make Every Morning A Freakin' Fiesta

Lexi Bites, Boulder Locavore, Gimme Some Oven, A Duck's Oven, Kitchen Nostalgia, Gringalicious<p>Good news: You can eat Mexican food for every meal. Tacos, burritos and enchiladas are all viable breakfast options. Quite often, all it takes is throwing an egg on top.<p>But there <i>are</i> more advanced methods …

The A-Z of Superfood Recipes

Even if you don't totally believe in the health benefits of superfoods, it's hard to dispute that they taste damn good with these 26 delicious recipes jam packed with them.<p><b>Avocado Spaghetti Sauce</b><p><b>Beet & Goat Cheese Tart</b><p><b>Chia Pudding</b><p><b>Date & Coconut Truffles</b><p><b>Eggs Wrapped In Bacon</b><p><b>Flaxseed & Banana Smoothie</b><p>…

13 Genius Ways To Live Your Best Bacon Life

(Photo Credit: Lady Behind The Curtain, Flickr/Dave77459, Getty Images)<p>Oh, sweet bacon. Not only is everyone's favorite pork product thick, crispy and warm, but bacon prices are falling, and bacon is literally showing up in THE most bizarre places we could ever fathom. (We're looking at you …

19 Kid-Friendly Rock Songs That Don't Suck

It's never too earlier to enroll your children in the school of rock.

Music

Our Special Edition Grilling Issue Is Here

This comprehensive guide features all the recipes, gear advice, grilling techniques, and helpful tips that the Bon Appétit Test Kitchen has to offer.<p>We don't need to hear ice cream truck jingles and the satisfying pop of a top off an ice-cold beer to remind us it's summer. That's what the sizzle …

BBQ

The 43 Must-Eat Baseball Stadium Dishes Across America

With help from our friends at SB Nation and baseball fans across the country, Eater's diving deep into MLB stadium food now that the 2015 season is well underway. Broken down by category, <b>these are the must-eat stadium dishes</b> across the U.S., favored for their regional influences, inspired twists on …

5 Tips for the Perfect Burger

Memorial Day weekend already? That brings us to the essential question: What constitutes the perfect burger?<p>For me, it starts with a live fire (preferably wood) to produce a perfectly charred, deftly seasoned crust and a juicy interior that contrasts perfectly with a soft, sturdy, buttered, grilled …

Travel Essentials for the Stylish Man

As people who travel at least 20 weeks per year, we spend a lot of time on airplanes. Elite flyer status allows us to board early, get situated, and observe our fellow man, either in all his glory or lack thereof. While minimal legroom and shared armrests hardly make you want to dress up for what …

Pace Yourself: An Hour-by-Hour Guide to Hosting the Ultimate Outdoor Party

Outdoor parties can be marathon events that go from noon till 8 pm. Here's how you pace everything so that your guests are fed and happy all day (and night) long.<p>Hosting an outdoor party is an art. As in, it requires serious skill to nail the food and the ambiance. But the hardest part is …

Bread

17 Juicy Grilled and Smoked Pork Recipes for Your Memorial Day Table

From juicy chops to fatty belly to fall-apart-tender ribs, versatile pork is the perfect "other meat" for your grilling menu. Handled properly, it's moist and flavorful, and picks up the smoke and char from the grill like nobody's business. It also takes well to being brined, rubbed, sauced, …

Taiwanese Breakfast With the Pancake King

I wasn't an hour on the ground in Taipei before a pancake was shoved in my face and I was tearing into its oily belly, clumps of egg and chewy dough funneling down my throat. Nevermind that it was after midnight and I hadn't slept since leaving New York; the pancake was glorious—a flaky, laminated …

The Grilling Recipes We're Just Really, Really Excited About

Ready, set, grill. We can't wait another minute to make these recipes, from whole fish to salad to fruit.<p>It's true: Our relationship with grilling borders on obsessive. But surely you understand: Between the hot coals, the permeating scent of smoke, the sound of that ice-cold beer being cracked …

Seafood

10 Essential BBQ Sauce Recipes for Summer

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>With the official start of grill season - easily our favorite season - it’s FINALLY time for some good ole fashioned barbecue. And …

Recipes

This easy recipe for baked eggs in ramekins will transform your breakfast

Omelets? So over them. Fried eggs? Forget about it. When it comes to breakfast, baked eggs are the best invention since, well, sliced bread. These individual ramekins are filled with a deluxe blend of savory vegetables and rich, creamy eggs; give them 20 minutes in the oven and get your spoons …

Dig in and enjoy this one-pot Super Bowl chili and guacamole

Hoping to score big at your Super Bowl party? Here are Laura Vitale's recipes for one-pot chili, homemade guacamole, maple cornbread muffins and more.<p><b>Chili</b><br>Serves 4-6<p><i>Ingredients:</i><p>1/2 lb of sweet Italian sausage, removed from the casing<br>• 1/2 lb of ground beef<br>• 1 large onion, diced<br>• 1 red bell pepper, seeded …