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The Better Way To Season A Cast Iron Skillet

If you cook with a cast iron skillet, chances are you already have an idea of how to season one. But what if we told you there was a better way? One that guaranteed a slick, shiny surface that never has to be touched-up? America's Test Kitchen found one and tested it, and the difference between …

A healthy homemade ketchup recipe and 4 more DIY condiments

Why use store-bought condiments, full of sugar, salt, and other junk, when homemade versions are way more delicious? All it takes is fresh, local ingredients and it’s ready, set, serve.<p>So upgrade your burger, hot dog or fries with these surprisingly easy recipes fromPrevention Magazine, …

10 Ways to Cook with Coconut Milk

Good things come in tin cans. Case in point: sardines, whole tomatoes, beans galore—and coconut milk. We've said it before and we'll say it again: Coconut milk is one sexy, dreamy canned good. It's sweet but not cloyingly so, rich but not heavy. It's cheap! It adds depth to the savory and the …

Breakfast

If You're Doing This to Your Nuts, Stop It!

There was a time I used to keep all my pretty, healthy, little nuts in pretty, little glass containers out in the open on the kitchen shelf. I admit, I still LOVE how cute this looks, but unfortunately, that's not where they belong. Now when I see those naked, little nuts on countertops exposed to …

Chicken Stir-Fry with Celery and Peanuts Recipe

<b>Serves 4</b><p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs, cut into 1-inch pieces<p>1 Tbsp. sambal oelek (Asian chili sauce)<p>1 Tbsp. cornstarch<p>1 …

Homemade Thai Spice Blend - Perry's Plate

May 28, 2014<p>Don’t tell my kids, but this Thai spice blend might become my new go-to blend. My “taco seasoning”.<p>The girls are still warming up to it …

Salmon Bulgogi

Pull the bones from the salmon if there are any. Cut the salmon fillet into 3/4-inch thick pieces.<p>In a medium size bowl, mix the marinade ingredients …

Shrimp Rolls

4 Servings<p>Keep summer going just a little bit longer: Serve these with a pile of steamed, buttered corn.<p>September 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1¼ pound medium shrimp, peeled, deveined<p>Kosher salt<p>1 large celery stalk, peeled, finely chopped<p>3 scallions, thinly sliced<p>¼ cup mayonnaise<p>1 tablespoon chopped fresh …

Seafood

News + Trends

The tricycle tour is a delicious jump-off point in getting to know Malabon's delicious eats.<p>Plus, it's delivered straight to your door, too.<p>The …

4 Delicious Semi-Homemade Mexican Dinner Recipes

Mexican food is a favorite cuisine for many families, and luckily for the kitchen chefs of the house, it’s easy to put on the table. Some Mexican …

Strawberries in red wine

Breton strawberries in wine syrup, or Fraises Mam Goz, is a simple but beautiful dessert for summer<p>SERVES<p>6<p>INGREDIENTS<p>• 150ml red wine<p>• 100g granulated sugar<p>• 1 tbsp orange flower water (or to taste)<p>• 700g strawberries, hulled and halved<p>• crème fraîche, to serve<p>METHOD<p>Put the red wine and sugar into …

Learn This Simple Formula and Never Make a Mediocre Salad Again

Anyone can learn how to make salad. This formula will show you how to make a knockout one, every time.<p>It's really not that difficult to make a salad. We'd be lying if we told you otherwise. (Although we can't help but point out some of the awkward ways it can go wrong—it's worth a brush-up now and …

Food

The Secret Ingredient Everyone Needs For The Most Amazing Burgers

Photo credit: Getty Images<p>Fish sauce. That's the secret ingredient to making the best burger your mouth has ever tasted.<p>The mention of fish sauce doesn't normally go over well with less experimental eaters from places other than Vietnam or Thailand. But if you want to taste what will surely be the …

10 Ways Watermelon Makes The Best Salads

Photo credit: Verses from my Kitchen, How Sweet it Is, Two Peas and their Pod, Boulder Locavore, Damn Delicious<p>Watermelon is the quintessential fruit of summer. It's near impossible to get through three months of this warm-weather season without one meal ending with watermelon juice dripping down …

BBQ black peppercorn and garlic steak baps

Treat yourself to this simple and satisfying steak sandwich that is quick to make and is best enjoyed with friends<p>Steak on a barbecue feels like a real treat and is great for spoiling yourself and your loved ones. Fillet steak is often thought to be the most prized cut (and therefore the most …

10 Ways to Use Up All the Zucchini in Your Garden

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>Zucchini is one of the easiest and most satisfying vegetables to grow in your garden. It’s also one of the most versatile …

7 of the coolest recycling bins from around the world

Reimagining the way we recycle<p>Recycling is not only important to do; it can be a lot of fun. This is especially true when the recycling bin your …

This Is Your Body on Booze

See how alcohol affects your whole system as it travels through your brain, heart, muscles, and penis<p>Just one sip of beer, wine, or whisky hangs out in your body for about 2 hours. Once it quickly enters your bloodstream, it touches down on nearly every organ and system in your body.<p>Thanks to its …

Alcohol

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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 …

Cooking

Outback Steakhouse Bloomin' Onion Recipe Tutorial

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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

21 Healthy Smoothie Recipes (for breakfast, energy and more!)

How are you on your smoothie game? Lately there’s been a fruit overload happening in my fridge. They literally just keep climbing into my grocery …

Fully Loaded Sweet Potato (Recipe)

The are many reasons why sweet potatoes are rock star tubers. They are versatile, vibrant in color, and pack a serious nutritional punch. Their …

Dos and Don'ts of Breakfast Smoothies

Avoid pitfalls—and make the ultimate breakfast smoothie—with these seven tips.<p>1 of 8<p>Measure it out.<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 8<p>Think about liquid.<p>3 of 8<p>Go …

How to Eat Vegetables for Breakfast (and Love It!)

Mornings are when I crave carbs: potatoes, toast, and congee, please. But I would love to find a way to incorporate more vegetables. Turns out that …

Mini Spring Rolls with Chicken Floss | Easy Recipes

Cut each of the spring roll wrappers into 4. Lay the skin on a flat surface. Put 1 teaspoon of the chicken floss at the center of the skin. Fold in …

Recipes

8 Easy Thai-Style Dishes You Can Make at Home

Believe it or not, you don't need a kitchen full of exotic, hard-to-find ingredients to make delicious Thai food at home. Most large supermarkets carry all of the Thai pantry staples -- like fish sauce, coconut milk, sweet red chili sauce and curry paste -- in the Asian foods aisle. Fresh …