David Valli

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31 Recipes That Celebrate the Humble Bean

As omnipresent as rice among so many cuisines, beans nevertheless tend to be unsung heroes. Maybe they're just too commonplace, too much a peasant staple, to ever fully shed their humble image. And that's okay—because, however ordinary, their nutritional profile, their versatility, their incredible …

5 alternative cuts of meat that will save you tons of money

<i>Acclaimed butcher Rob Levitt of The Butcher & Larder, Chicago’s first local, sustainable, whole-animal butcher shop, shares his smart swaps and recipe ideas to make the most of your meat purchases this season.</i><p>Everyone is trying to eat local, but they often think it’s going to be too expensive. So a …

5 Amazing Apple Pie Filling Upgrades

This Thanksgiving, go beyond traditional apple pie.<p>From Marcus Samuelsson's cardamom-spiced pie to sweet-savory cheese-filled hand pies, here are …

Baking

The Secret History Of Macaroni And Cheese Is Too Gouda To Be True

It had a presidential beginning.<p>Whether it's homemade, from a box or fried into amazing little balls, the creamy delicacy known as macaroni and cheese is almost as American as peanut butter -- but how did it get that way?<p>As seen below in Epicurious' investigation animation, "The Secret History of …

Cooking

Hack Your Own Cooking Equipment with These Brilliant DIY Projects

F&W's Justin Chapple on how to transform everyday materials like bricks and terra cotta pots into wacky but awesome tools for cooking in the great …

This Eggless Edible Cookie Dough Is A Gift From The Dessert Gods

No raw eggs to make you feel queasy here.<p>Cookie dough is glorious in so many ways -- it turns into cookies, after all -- but it has one major pitfall: we can't eat it by the bucket load. Actually, to be safe, we're not even supposed to eat it by the spoonful either, for fear of salmonella because …

Dessert

You're Probably Making This Cookie Dough Error

Leave it to dessert maven Christina Tosi of NYC’s Milk Bar to pinpoint exactly where many home bakers go wrong with cookie dough.<p>According to Tosi, …

These 7 Butter Hacks Will Make Your Life Infinitely Better

YAS.<p>Butter is one of the greatest ingredients found in the kitchen. It makes toast into something we'd happily eat for breakfast. It gives cookies their delicious flavor. It does wonders to chicken. All around, it's amazing -- which is why you need butter hacks.<p>Because a life without butter -- for …

The Beer Hacks You Want And Need

This is essential.<p>There's nothing worse than getting ready to sit down to a beer only to realize there's no bottle opener in sight. Or arriving at a party with your favorite six pack and no space in the fridge to keep those babies cold. Or having to wait for a beer to cool when you <i>just want a beer</i> …

Hacking

The Best Workouts for Losing the Last 10 Pounds

So, you've come a long way on your weight loss journey, but now, whether it's five or 10 pounds you're really struggling to lose that last little bit of weight.<p>Don't worry, you're totally not alone.<p>Nearly every expert we spoke with agreed: Losing those last few pounds is tough for pretty much …

50 Herb Recipes to Help You Use Up All That Basil, Cilantro, Parsley, Mint, and More

From sage and thyme to cilantro and parsley, these recipes let our favorite herbs shine.<p><b>Have more herbs than you know what to do with?</b> Put your parsley, mint, cilantro, and basil front-and-center with these recipes, for everything from salad to vinaigrettes and even pie.

Cooking

3 Two-Ingredient Treats Anyone Can Make

Cooking tasty food can be time consuming, but it doesn't have to be. Check out some of our favorite recipes that only require two ingredients. That's right, TWO.<p>It doesn't get much easier than this.<p><b>Bacon Egg Cups</b><p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>5 slices of bacon<p>5 eggs<p><b>Directions:</b><p>1. Preheat oven to 400°F.<p>2. Wrap a strip …

How To Make Deep Fried Lasagna Rolls!

Hello everyone, today I'll be showing you how to make deep fried lasagna rolls!<p>You will need the following:<p>Lasagna Pasta<p>1 Pound of Fresh Ground Beef (if you are generous with your portions this should make 3-4 rolls)<p>Ragu Sauce (or whichever you prefer)<p>Mozzarella Cheese<p>2 Eggs<p>Panko Bread Crumbs<p>Tooth …

Backyard Bowls' Coconut Cashew Milk Will Make You Forget Dairy

Right now in Los Angeles, just about every cafe worth its kale salad offers house-made nut milk—be it to smooth out a coffee or cream up a smoothie. Superb Snack Bar in Venice was one of the first to introduce a killer hazelnut milk cappuccino, Go Get Em Tiger in Mid-City draws lines for its silky …

37 Anchovy & Sardine Recipes That Pack a Punch

You know what they say: little fish—big flavor. These recipes with anchovies and sardines prove it.<p><b>We make no secret of our love for</b> small, oily fish like anchovies and sardines. They're sustainable, affordable, big on flavor, and just a little bit in sauces, dressings, and pastas packs a ton of …

Cooking

Hey Chef, What Can I Do With Tahini?

Tahini, Middle Eastern ground sesame paste, often gets shunned as a supporting player when blended into hummus or smeared on shawarma. But it's versatile (and shelf-stable) enough to earn a permanent spot on our refrigerator shelves. We polled a panel of pro chefs on how they like to let it …

How to Stretch Leftover Takeout Rice Into a Few Extra Weeknight Dinners

Never toss another container of leftover takeout rice again.<p>Thai, Chinese, Indian—whatever your takeout meal of choice, chances are it comes with one too many sides of rice in a little white cardboard box. And chances are you put that little white cardboard box in your fridge with the very best …

Cooking

13 Turkey Burgers That Will Make You Forget About Beef

<i>Header image: Guacamole Turkey Burger</i>We constantly find ourselves asking the question why no love for the Turkey Burger? It’s cheap, lean and far …

Burgers

Put Butter in Your Pesto, and More Cooking Tips From the Winner of Bravo's 'Best New Restaurant'

What can you learn from a real live Italian chef? A lot, when it’s Paolo Dorigato, the charmer behind Dolce Italian in Miami. The winner of Bravo's "Best New Restaurant" takes us to school.<p>“There’s better Italian food in America now than there is in Italy.”<p>Bold words coming from a born-and-raised …

Restaurants

How to Make the Best Pork Chops

In the cooking world, a lot of breath is spent on explaining how to cook the perfect steak. What else could you expect, given the near fetishistic …

Food

Give Us All the Green Things: How to Make a Spring Pesto

You can make pesto out of almost anything green and leafy, which makes spring the perfect time to experiment.<p>There's nothing quite like a good pesto: Fresh, vibrant, green, with just enough richness (thanks, cheese and nuts!) to keep things from feeling austere. We slather it on bread, sauce our …

Pesto

What's With Those Strict Burger Policies at Good Restaurants?

Not too long ago, while dining at the Breslin, April Bloomfield's Michelin-starred gastropub in Midtown Manhattan, I witnessed something so patently outrageous I'm still somewhat shocked the kitchen permitted it to pass. A table of four ignored the diverse, protein-heavy menu of main courses, and …

Dining Rooms

Weeknight Dinner Solution: 9 Sophisticated, but Easy Recipes

We know that weeknight dinners can be a pain. After a long day at the office, the last thing on our minds is what to have for dinner...until it’s too …

Recipes

How to Make Peruvian Ceviche

<b>For more food drink and travel videos visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>Ceviche has now become a staple item on restaurant menus, but the typical preparation is often all about simplicity. In Peru ceviche is also everywhere, but the distinct flavors make it its own dish entirely.<p>With the delectable sauce …

Veggie Side Acts That Just Might Steal Your Dinner Show

<b>11 of the best veggie recipes that even non-vegetarians will love.</b><p><b>Asparagus Flatbread</b><p>As soon as this flatbread comes out of the oven, it's guaranteed to disappear. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Whole Roasted Carrots</b><p>Cumin and mint give it a Moroccan flair, and the roasted onions add sweetness. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Crispy</b> …

Why Johnnie Walker Scotch Whisky Doesn’t Deserve Its Bad Rap

"Johnnie Walker Blue is for douches!" barks a thirtysomething tech startup whisky drinker during one of my seminars. "Right?" He stares at me for a beat and a blink. He's eager that I confirm his outburst, agreeing that <b>Johnnie Walker Blue</b> is a whisky for hedge-fund jackasses who don't know enough …

Be a Better Cook by Building a Better Kitchen Workstation

To be a better cook, you first need a better workstation. Here's how to set yourself up for success.<p>It takes a lot to become a great cook, but precision knife skills, braising know-how, and the ability to make a braided pie crust are only part of the equation. Behind (okay, in front of) every …

Workstations

Best of Late Night TV: Leprechaun Will Ferrell Sings 'Danny Boy,' Jennifer Garner Gets Pie Smashed in Face

<i>If you're like us and value your sleep, you probably nodded off into your Ambien dreamland before the party started on post-prime time TV. Don't worry; we've got you covered. Here's the best of what happened last night on late night.</i><p>It was St. Patrick's Day Tuesday night, so the late night talk …

David Letterman

5 Favorite Boozy Desserts

Looking to infuse your sweets with more than just a bit of sugar and spice? Open up the liquor cabinet and get baking with these five favorite dessert recipes from the editors of Imbibe.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Follow Imbibe on Twitter: www.twitter.com/imbibe

Adults Only Irish Cream Fudge

Irish cream fudge is perfect for St. Patrick's Day. An after-dinner treat that's just for grown-ups!<p>Sometimes as a parent, I need to stop worrying about what my kids want to eat, and create delicious treats for my husband and I. Treats that include booze, of course!<p>I love ending a day with a decaf …