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Simple Summer Appetizers

1 of 40<p>Tomato Feta Bites<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 40<p>Cruisin’ Crab Dip<p>3 of 40<p>Oysters on the Half Shell with Pickled-ginger Salsa<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 40<p>Greek …

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These 3-Ingredient Chewy Chocolate Meringues Are "Stupendously Good"

When you’re eating a meringue, it’s easy to forget how simple they are to make. The texture—the way it feels like eating a soft, shattered crystal and a ball of air at the same time—seems unattainable. There must be some complex gastronomic equation at work.<p>Actually, it’s quite the opposite. …

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A Picnic Menu to End All Picnic Menus

<i>We’ve partnered with New Belgium Brewing to showcase a picnic menu that's perfect for welcoming the season.</i><p>Spring is here, and if you haven’t already, it’s time to take advantage of the short sleeve-friendly temperatures and season’s first fresh produce before the sweltering summer heat kicks in. …

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8 Styles of Barbecue from Around the World

It only takes a heap of wood or charcoal, and perhaps a metal pan or a pit dug into the soil. Barbecue is within the reach of practically everyone on …

This Is the Most Popular Sheet Pan Recipe on Pinterest

It might not feel like it at the moment, but summer will be here before we know it. And with summer comes all the fun food stuff you can do outdoors, …

Why We're Marinating Just About Everything in Mayo

Mayonnaise is a savior in a spread, a miracle in a jar, a genie in a bottle. Besides decking out our sandwiches and dressing up our grain bowls, it makes the fluffiest pancakes, the fudgiest chocolate cake. It can even remove watermarks from tables, stickers from jars, mistakes from the past.<p>With a …

There’s Caramel in This Chicken Soup and Trust Us, It Works

You’ll want to drink this broth by the gallon.<p>I don’t use a recipe approximately 99 percent of the time I make chicken soup. If I crave a zingy broth, I’ll opt for a knob of ginger, a halved chile, and a bunch of cilantro. If I want a classic-style soup (with egg noodles, always with egg noodles), …

8 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Stone Crabs

Nearly 100 percent of stone crab comes from Florida’s warm waters, where the petit brown crabs burrow along shoals just below the low tide mark. From …

This Chicken and Rice Soup Is Capable of Curing Any Bad Day

By Rachel Karten<p>When things go to s***, I make this soup.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the chicken and rice soup recipe that social media manager Rachel Karten couldn't live without.</i><p>There are lots of ways …

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Salt and Vinegar Home Fries

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine water, 1 cup vinegar, and 1 tablespoon salt in a large pot over medium-high.<p>Step 2<p>Cut potatoes in large wedges …

20 Clam, Oyster, and Mussel Recipes for Shellfish Lovers

There is an old myth that says you should only eat raw oysters in months that contain the letter "r" (September through April). I personally feel pretty comfortable eating them year-round, but it is true that oysters, plus other bivalves like clams and mussels, are at their best in the colder …

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22 Show-Stopping Roasts for Your Holiday Table

If your extended family only gets together for dinner a couple times a year, you should make each meal count with a show-stopping centerpiece. This holiday season cooks across the country are going to be making elegant roasts, and you should join them. We have 22 festive recipes that are sure to …

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4 Easy Weeknight Dinners for People Who Work Too Hard

Scallops in 10 minutes, and more awesome recipes that our food director makes time and time again.<p>Being the food director of <i>Bon Appetit</i> is both a blessing and a curse. On the one hand, I get to eat delicious dishes all day that are in the works for the magazine and website. On the other hand, by …

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What’s the Difference Between Shrimp and Prawns?

<b>How to Tell the Difference Between Shrimp and Prawns</b><p>When it comes down to their biology, both shrimp and prawns are decapods, meaning they’re …

Taco Bell Reveals Their Outrageous, Exclusive Thanksgiving Dinner Menu

With less than a week left until Thanksgiving, it’s crunch time to nail down what’s going to be on your menu this year. Perhaps you can get some …

The Best Food From Every State That Ships Nationwide

While not all states are created equal when it comes to food, it's undeniably true that in every corner of America has its share of tasty treats. …

The Origin Stories of 25 of Your Favorite Fast Food Chains

Curious how your favorite fast food joint became a mainstay at food courts, strip malls, and truck stops around the country? Read on to learn the …

15 Thanksgiving Appetizers and Snacks for Maximum Overeating

When I was growing up, Thanksgiving was always a marathon day of food. Sure, dinner was an elaborate affair, but we actually started eating hours before sitting down at the table, and the appetizers were as important as the turkey and mashed potatoes. We blamed the snacking on the fact that dinner …

Fall Pasta Recipes

Creamy pumpkin, buttery squash and hearty sausage are some of our favorite fall ingredients to add to pasta. Whether you're looking for a cheesy …

19 Dinner Party Ideas That Look Fancy but Don’t Take Much Effort

Dinner parties always seem like a great idea. Good food, good company, no corkage fees, no need to even leave your home… but if you’re the host, they …

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How to Buy, Store, and Shuck Oysters Like a Pro

They're easy to buy online now, so it's time to get over your fears.<p>Ever watch an oyster shucker at a restaurant work through a dozen Beausoleils or bluepoints? You probably thought to yourself, “There’s no way I could do that.” Except you can. And should. With a little advice from the experts (and …

We visited the 'McDonald's of Russia' that's trying to take over America — here's what it was like

In 1998, Mikhail Goncharov was inspired by the immense popularity of McDonald's in his home country and decided to start a fast-food chain, Teremok, which serves Russian classics instead of burgers and fries.<p>Goncharov, the CEO of the chain, adapted his mother's recipes for Teremok's menu, which …

An Appetizer So Good It Should Be Dinner

When you’re invited to a friend’s house for dinner, it’s impolite to gobble so many of the hors d’oeuvres that you have no room for the rest of the meal.<p>But the stuffed, roasted mini sweet peppers that my friend Meline Toumani made were so ridiculously tasty that I just didn’t have the will to …

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The Most Iconic Restaurant in Every State

The real reason you should go on a cross country road trip.<p>Each state has at least one iconic restaurant, some that people will actually go out of …

The Most Popular Dish at Each of America’s Favorite Chain Restaurants

Does your favorite dish make the list?<p>We asked the country’s top casual-dining chains to reveal which menu items their customers order the most, and …

America's Best Hot Dogs

Whether you prefer an all-American ballpark classic or Latin-Asian inspired flavors, these amazing hot dogs prove that our favorite summer snack goes …

The Midwest’s 38 Essential Restaurants

The cooks at Kuzzo’s Chicken & Waffles in Detroit know the secret for glorious waffles: Pour extra batter over the hot iron so an overflow ring forms around the edges of the thin cakes — a sort of crunchy, jagged bonus. I order the “Trey-Deuce” — two waffles and three pieces of chicken, each fried …

These Are the Top 15 Fan-Favorite Recipes From Blue Apron

How often do you <i>actually</i> keep the recipe cards for the meals you make through food delivery services like Blue Apron? Yes, the dishes are good, but the best of the best are worth replicating. For the month of October, Blue Apron is actually bringing back fan favorites, so you can make them again or …

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5 Recipes That Start With a Can of Beans

Here’s how to transform the humble pantry staple into vibrant meals.<p>Smashed Beans on Toast<p><i>Start with 1 15.5-oz. can butter beans, drained.</i> Heat some …

The oldest restaurant in every state

While the US is nowhere near as old as many other countries in the world, there's still plenty of history to be found, especially when it comes to food.<p>From inns and taverns that have been around since the Revolutionary War to restaurants that were prominent watering holes in the days of the Wild …