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Fiesta! 18 Recipes For Your Cinco De Mayo Feast

Who doesn’t love Cinco de Mayo? It’s a day dedicated to all our favorite Mexican foods: guac, tacos, enchiladas, salsa, flan, <i>margaritas,</i> and more. Whether you prefer the classic dishes or want to try something new, everything you need for your south-of-the-border spread is on this list.<p>1. Chicken & …

Learn How To Make Chicken Wings 7 Different Ways

One for every day of the week!<p><i>INGREDIENTS</i><p>* 2 pounds chicken wings<p>* 1 teaspoon salt<p>* 1 teaspoon black pepper<p>* 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning<p>* 1 teaspoon ground cumin<p>* ⅓ cup grated parmesan cheese<p>* 4 garlic cloves, finely minced<p>* ¼ cup tablespoons olive oil<p>* ¼ cup parsley, chopped<p><i>PREPARATION</i><p>1. …

Slow Cookers

These wings are called “irresistible” for a reason

Back in the early 1980s, I came up with a chicken wing recipe. It started as a refrigerator-clearing exercise, using a little of this and that from …

Time I

Restaurant-Worthy French Toast, Without the Wait

If you’re like me, when it comes to French toast, you’re a slosher, someone who just throws the ingredients together. Your method might go something like this: Slosh milk into bowl (I stock the 2 percent kind), add a couple of eggs and whisk until it looks right. Soak the bread, and sizzle in …

Breakfast

6 Snacks You Can Make with Canned Biscuit Dough

What do you do with a can of biscuit dough and a free afternoon? Instead of baking a tray of biscuits (which wouldn't suck), think bigger and better. …

Baking

6 New Ways to Experience New Orleans

Photo by Rush Jagoe<p>Update a classic with Oysters Rockefeller at Kenton's<p>Get a fresh take on New Orleans<p>We love sugar-dusted beignets and the sounds …

12 Ways to Take Brownies Where They've Never Been Before

Where do your brownie loyalties lie? Are you Team Fudgy, Team Cakey, or Team In-Between-y?<p>I'm a fudgy-as-a-truffle gal myself (Alice Medrich's Best Cocoa Brownies are my old faithful, preferably straight from the freezer)—but today, we're not here to discuss <i>that</i> age-old question.<p>Instead, <b>we're here</b> …

Dessert

Home Bartending 101: 7 Essential Spirits You Need to Have

Home bartending is an essential personal life skill sure to enhance your general reputation as a gracious host, because let's face it: There's …

Cocktails

19 One-Pan Recipes That Cut Your Meal-Prep Time in Half

Putting together a week’s worth of food in advance saves time and is pretty much the responsible thing to do. But it can also make for a serious mess …

Shake Shack Plans a Henderson Invasion

Henderson, your dreams of <b>Shake Shack</b> arriving are about to come true. The roadside burger stand with a menu of burgers, hot dogs, frozen custards and shakes plans to open by the end of this year at <b>The District at Green Valley Ranch</b>. Shake Shack also plans to pour its own beer, Shackmeister Ale, …

Fried Chicken with Crunch

An unconventional secret to perfectly crispy fried chicken<p>You have to hand it to Todd Ginsberg, a Jewish guy from New Jersey who moved south and decided he could reinvent fried chicken. He only makes it Friday nights at <b>the General Muir</b> in Atlanta, a smart mashup of a New York deli and a …

10 Essential Bottles of Bourbon

Rare and delicious bourbons you should try<p>We’re not the only ones who appreciate a fine glass of bourbon. In 2007, <b>Congress officially declared</b> September <b>National Bourbon Heritage Month</b>; eight years later, the allure of the South’s historic spirit is stronger than ever. As a last call for this …

Burger Behemoth Shake Shack May Land in Detroit Even Sooner Than Expected

The hotly anticipated Detroit outpost of fast food burger giant <b>Shake Shack</b> may be arriving even soon than expected. The restaurant is on track for a late-February — possibly even February 20 — opening date, First National Building owner Bedrock Real Estate’s CEO Jim Ketai tells MLive. The chain has …

7 Recipes to Make Using Store Bought Rotisserie Chicken

We all have that one day a <b>week</b> where maybe cooking is not on the agenda so we go to the grocery store and pick up a tasty rotisserie chicken. And hey I'm not judgin cause I do the same thing. However instead of just eating a boring chicken I have come up with 7 Ways You Can Use Up That Chicken to …

The Instant Pot Cult Is Real

These days, pressure cookers are sophisticated. Like the iPhone, every year or so, Instant Pot releases updates, piling on features like Bluetooth …

Instant Pot

‘Earthy and rustic,’ the cuisine of Italy’s Renaissance gem: Florentine pear-chocolate cake and more

Florence is at the heart of Italy’s Tuscany region. Birthplace of the Renaissance, travellers have long been drawn to the storied city’s art and …

Italian Food

11 Vegetarian Sheet Pan-Inspired Dinner Recipes You Wouldn’t Believe

You’ve probably noticed that sheet pan dinners have become a weeknight staple in the homes of many. Much like all of those one-pot curries and slow cooker meals, they bring a sense of ease to your weeknights by offering you a fuss-free way to create deliciously nourishing meals with just a little …

Get a Little Fancy with Your Basic Waffle Batter | MyRecipes

Waffle batter and pancake batter are just about the same thing. Same ingredients, same method, but with a teensy bit more liquid and eggs. If you can …

Nutrition of Cocoa Butter and Dark Chocolate - Coffee Break Time

The ultimate indulgence, chocolate’s place in human culture dates back to the ancient Aztecs. Cocoa butter is the fat from the cocoa bean — it has a …

Dessert

A Classic Combo: Beet Salad With Citrus, Ricotta, and Pistachio Vinaigrette

I'm all for innovation and wild and crazy ideas, but sometimes it's okay to find a winning formula and stick with it, especially when that time is dinnertime. There's a reason beets and citrus are a staple of winter salads: They go insanely well together. But within those constraints, there's …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Learn to Make Nopalito's Insane Carnitas at Home

Nopalito's famously tender, melt-in-your-mouth carnitas couldn't be easier to recreate at home. The secret is in the classic two-step technique.<p>Serve …

SF Guide

7 Recipes That Prove Us So Wrong About Radishes (You've Got to Try 'Em)

When it comes to picking out produce, we all have our staples. Carrots, broccoli, and tomatoes are all usual contenders, or maybe asparagus and …

Miso Butter–Basted Scallops with Bok Choy and Chile

Here I have a quick, easy scallop dish that illustrates a couple of important basic cooking principles—and it’s built for speed. To get a perfect …

Seafood

McDonald's Japan Getting Candied Sweet Potato Fries (That Aren't Sweet Potatoes) - Technabob

So you might think if McDonald’s in Japan was gearing up to offer new candied sweet potato fries they might, I don’t know, use sweet potatoes. That’s …

McDonald's

How to make oyster sauce beef and broccoli chow mein in under 20 minutes

<b>Oyster sauce beef and tenderstem broccoli chow mein</b><p>Serves 4 if shared with other dishes<p>For the noodles<p><i>1 tablespoon groundnut oil<br>3 cloves of garlic,</i> …

Lemon Pistachio Cake

Cake:<p>Preheat your oven to 325 degrees and line the bottom with a sheet of parchment (I do this by tracing the bottom of the cake pan onto the …

Dessert

A Recipe for Fried Halibut Steam Buns

My buddy Mike and his wife Christine went up to Alaska a few months back. When the returned, they gifted me some beautiful salmon fillets and a few …

23 Meatloaf Recipes That Are Way Better Than Mom's

Let’s talk meatloaf. Whether served for lunch at the school cafeteria or as Sunday night dinner, you've likely had more than your fair share. And …