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9 Must-Try Meatless Meals That Aren't Pasta

You don't have to be a vegetarian to enjoy a vegetarian meal. From Falafel to Pesto Pizza to Cauliflower Steaks, these recipes will have even the most staunch carnivores asking for seconds.<p><b>1. Falafel</b><p>A popular vegetarian dish eaten throughout the Middle East and one of my all-time favorite street …

Gyudon (Beef and Rice Bowl) Is Japan's Most Foolproof Dish

If ramen is like the hamburger of Japan, <i>gyudon</i>—steamed rice topped with beef and onions simmered in sake and soy sauce—is its hot dog: a quick, easy meal that's equally at home at the food court or on your kitchen table.<p>You know that scene at the beginning of <i>Saturday Night Fever</i> where John Travolta …

This Ice Cream Float is Part Iced Coffee, Part White Russian and All Delicious

Nothing says summer like a peach cobbler. Serve yours up in liquid form with a little kick.<p>The Amalfi Coast is calling. Drink in summer with this …

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Why Preserved Lemons Belong on Your Shelf

Fresh lemons are a workhorse in my kitchen, finding their way into everything from ice cream and tarts, to bitters and homemade cheese, to my go-to household cleaner. In fact, I thought I'd pretty much exhausted my uses for lemons—that is, until a fall afternoon in 2006, when I met a friend for …

Quit Loafing Around and Make These 9x5" Loaf Pan Recipes

Your 9X5" loaf pan is so much more than a vehicle for banana bread.<p>Your 9x5" loaf pan is so much more than a vehicle for banana bread. Let these recipes inspire you. (Psst—some of these recipes call for a slightly smaller pan. Don't sweat it.)

7 Surprising Ways to Instantly Upgrade Your Tacos

You can do better than canned olives and shredded cheese.<p>The next time you’re whipping up a Taco Tuesday spread, think outside the crunchy shell. Go …

Polenta Shouldn't Taste Like the Bottom of the Ocean

Trust: You want your polenta to be creamy, not sandy. Here's how it's done.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Michelle Bolton-Broman confesses making pebbly polenta to associate food</i> …

Gluten-Free Pistachio Citrus Bars Recipe - Chowhound

1Heat the oven to 350°F and arrange a rack in the middle. Generously coat a 9-by-13-inch baking dish with butter and line the bottom with enough …

5 slow-cooker pork recipes that take dinner to the next level

Tired of the same old chicken dinner? Give the other white meat a try — from a tasty takeout alternative to a redo of Philly's famed pork sandwich, here are 5 slow-cooker recipes that'll be surefire hits.<p><b>Citrus-marinated pork carnitas</b><p>Alejandra of Munchkins and Military punches up her Crockpot …

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Every Day Is Pancake Day with These 24 Recipes

Sweet or savory, can we all just agree that pancakes rule?<p>Name a meal more satisfying than a stack of pancakes. Nothing? Nothing? All we hear is crickets, because whether pancakes are fluffy or crusty, sweet or savory, there's really no contest. Here are our 24 favorite recipes.

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Cacio e Pepe e Roasted Vegetables = The Perfect Bowl of Pasta

When a dinner of cheese and butter and noodles sounds a bit too indulgent, just add roasted veg. Boom.<p>*Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin. *<p>About …

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Tacos Árabes Are the Answer to All Your Bad-Tortilla Woes

More<p>Mexican Food<p><i>Recetas deliciosas</i> to transport your tastebuds south of the border.<p>Nothing is created in a vacuum...unless, of course, you consider that everything in the universe exists in the near-vacuum of space. So, maybe I should rephrase that: <i>All</i> things are created in a vacuum. But that's not …

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The Best Store-Bought Kimchi

For our test kitchen editors, there can only be one brand of kimchi: Mrs. Kim's.<p>A few years ago, kimchi used to be the kind of ingredient you could only find at Korean grocers. If your local supermarket carried any brand at all, you were happy. But these days, kimchi and other fermented foods like …

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Mushroom Broth is the New Bone Broth

Move over, bone broth. According to a new trend report, 2016 is all about mushroom broth.<p>Bone broth had a big year in 2015. The simple soup base, …

Salted Caramel Sauce From Scratch

Once again, the idea of making something from scratch is so much more overwhelming than actually doing it. After making this caramel sauce once, I will NEVER BUY STORE-BOUGHT CARAMEL AGAIN. Caramel is my weakness. Caramel is my chocolate, my wine, my whatever. I don't binge-eat it, but if given a …

11 Monday Brunch Recipes

Three-day weekends mean one thing: Monday brunch!<p>Take advantage of your bonus weekend day with an extra-luxe, extra-indulgent brunch spread with …

A Guide to Easy Japanese Home-Cooking

These six classic Japanese recipes are full of flavor, light on ingredients, good for you, and surprisingly quick to make.<p>Leave the pristine sushi to the restaurants. Japanese home cooking is full of flavor, light on ingredients, good for you, and surprisingly quick to make. In other words, <b>the holy</b> …

How to Get Started With Sous Vide Cooking

Let's say that you were a good little boy or girl this past year (or maybe you're just really good at faking it) and somebody slipped a brand-new sous vide cooker into your stocking. Problem is, you've never cooked sous vide before, and it's unlike any kind of cooking you've done in the past. Where …

Eat Your Veggies: 9 Deliciously Different Recipes

Vegetables don't have to be boring or relegated to a side dish. From roasted broccoli with chipotle honey butter to balsamic glazed roasted beets, these recipes are so flavorful and satisfying, they could carry an entire meal.<p><b>1. Roasted Broccoli with Chipotle Honey Butter</b><p>In this recipe, broccoli …

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The Healthy Recipes You Need To Get Back On Track

It's time to take a break from all the sweets.<p>The holidays are a great time to reunite with family and friends, but unfortunately they’re also overrun with sugary, rich foods. If you participate in the festivities like most of us do, chances are you’re not feeling your best right now. (And, your …

All the Indian Food You Should Be Ordering that Isn't Tikka Masala

Yes, we know you love tikka masala. But these dishes are the hidden gems of any takeout Indian menu—according to these Indian chefs.<p>If you are anything like us, your love of Indian food knows no bounds—particularly takeout Chicken Tikka Masala. We can't blame you for being mildly addicted: The …

5 Best Holiday Side Dishes to Make with Ginger

We're partnering with our Time Inc. sister brands Cooking Light, Health, My Recipes, Real Simple, Southern Living and Sunset to bring you 60 days of …

Make Better Boozy Hot Chocolate With Bittersweet Amaro

Growing up, my sister and I considered hot cocoa to be the ultimate winter treat. After all, drinking your chocolate is the fastest way to ingest it. And it came with marshmallows!<p>Like every other family in the 80s, our cocoa always came in powder form from a white packet, but now that I've grown …

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18 Covers That Were Arguably Better Than The Original Songs In 2015

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. Listed in no particular order.

10 Homemade Stocks for All Your Soup Needs

Don't ever throw those bones away—utilize them to make these 10 flavorful, long-simmering stocks.<p><b>There's nothing like a large pot of simmering goodness</b> to welcome you home after a long, tiring day. In case you didn't know, stock, as opposed to broth, is made with bones, and the collagen from those …

5 Ways to Make a Winter Margarita

If you only drink margaritas in hot weather, you're missing out.<p>The citrusy cocktail becomes a great winter drink with a few tweaks, like adding …

5 Ways To Put Cheap Wine To Good Use

'Tis the season for entertaining, which means you're going to get many bottles of wine from guests. But not everyone is a master sommelier, and it's likely that you'll end up with more than a few cheap varietals you'd rather not drink. So be it. Don't be bummed: Grab life by the bottle with these …

Donabe: The One-Pot Wonder for All Your Kitchen Needs

How to use a donabe, a ceramic Japanese pot that’s approximately one zillion times simpler to use than that tagine you've never touched.<p>You know that Moroccan tagine you bought, used twice, and then never touched again? This is not that. This is a <i>donabe</i>, a ceramic Japanese pot that's approximately …

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