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6 of the Most Insanely Dangerous Cocktails Ever Created

Almost everything exciting or wonderful in life has a hint of danger. Cocktails are no exception.<p>Whether that danger comes from the peculiar punch of the green fairy or from an airborne arc of flaming Scotch, these exciting drinks will get your pulse and the party going.<p>More from …

Lobster Mac and Cheese Recipe - How to Make Lobster Macaroni and Cheese

Introducing: The Fast Foodie!

Drive-thru grub sucks. Cook this fast, healthy meal instead<p>Hungry man, meet the Fast Foodie, a new <i>Men's Health</i> franchise delivering meals that are rich in protein (30-plus grams) and ready to eat in less than 15 minutes.<p>First up: this savory wild teriyaki salmon from Tadashi Ono, executive chef of …

11 Foods You Can Make Heart-Shaped

From fluffy pancakes to melty chocolate sandwiches, here are 11 terrific foods that can be shaped into hearts for Valentine's Day.<p>From fluffy …

Andrew Zimmern's Valentine's Day Recipe Suggestions Aren't What You'd Expect

Valentine's Day is upon us: do you know what you're cooking yet? Since we at HuffPost Taste strongly suggest you stay in and cook instead of dining out on Valentine's Day, we've been collecting some awesome recipe ideas for you to cook for or with your special someone. Whether you want to woo your …

The Pasta Dish Every Man Should Master

This recipe is going to take more than 10 minutes to make, and you’re going to be happy about it<p>So . . . Valentine’s Day. You have plans? Oh, you forgot? Don’t worry, we have you covered.<p>The recipe? Spaghetti and clams. What makes it so special? Fennel, leek, vermouth, and cream, which meld to …

Lentil Walnut Tacos + Mid-Winter Margarita

<i>All week long, we're sharing Valentine's Day dinners for two -- grab your partner or your bestie, and make a meal worthy of your love.</i><p><i>Today: For the vegetarian and vegan lovebirds -- or for the laid-back duo.</i><p>A lot of things can come to mind when you picture a romantic dinner: candles, violin music, …

$761 Jar of Peanut Butter for Sale

The United States government has created the world's most expensive jar of peanut butter. Is it laced with pure gold? Coated in rare white truffle dust? Could it be hypo-allergenic? No, no, and no. This $761 jar of peanut butter was developed by the National Institute of Standards and Technology. …

How to Make Key Lime Pie

<i>Every other Friday, Yossy Arefi from Apt. 2B Baking Co. shares dessert projects that demand a little extra time and effort. Because your weekends should always be sweet.</i><p><i>Today: Beat the winter blues with a blast of bright, sunny citrus.</i><p>In New York, we are experiencing weather the forecasters …

Baking

5 Dishes with Soy Sauce Marinades

<i>This post is brought to you by Kikkoman.</i><p><i>Today: It's time to promote that bottle of soy sauce in your refrigerator door to a starring role in your weeknight dinner rotation.</i><p>When takeout is lacking an extra kick, our go-to for upping the flavor is a shake of soy sauce. Even a teaspoon can add umami …

6 Dream Date Night Dishes That Would Make a Chef Swoon

Still undecided about what you’re cooking for that extra-romantic Valentine’s Day dinner? We asked three chef couples what dish someone could make …

The 26 Best Drunk Foods From Across America

<i>By: Adam Lapetina</i><p>A grumbling stomach mid-drinking is a universal sign that the night is about to take a turn for the more hedonistic. The late-night dives, the funkily festooned street carts, the greasy spoons -- all places your stomach can lead you, all serving myriad dishes to ensure that it's …

27 Bright Cocktails to Make You Forget It's Still Winter

You're one bright cocktail away from a mini tropical vacation in a glass.<p><b>We'll always take mounds of crushed ice</b> in our glasses over mounds of snow beneath our feet. Which is why we're into these 27 bright cocktails, which are like a mini vacation in a glass.

Ice Cream

The truth about cast iron: Yes, you can use a little soap

Cast-iron pans are solid pieces of cookware that can last a lifetime, and they probably aren't as difficult to maintain as you have been told. J. …

Kitchens

Eight 'Fifty Shades of Grey' Menus That Don't Need to Exist

The movie adaptation of <i>Twilight</i> fan-fiction-turned-successful-erotic-novel <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i> hits theaters today, just in time for Valentine's Day. It's already inspired a range of products (some branded, some unofficial), including <i>Fifty Shades</i> wine and a parody cookbook. Now, a slew of …

Shades of Grey

Here's Why There's A Plastic Baby Jesus Hiding Inside Your King Cake

Happy Mardi Gras ... don't choke!<p>King cake may look like the sloppy work of a toddler ― it’s covered in a mess green, yellow and purple frosting or sprinkles, and someone left a plastic toy baby inside of it ― but there’s a whole lot of Mardi Gras symbolism behind it.<p>King cake is a frosted, bready …

5 Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Families in the Caribbean

Whether you're a family of three or of five, with toddlers or with teens, these five best Caribbean all-inclusive resorts promise carefree good times in a natural paradise with unbridled fun under the sun for the whole family. Above and beyond delicious cuisine and decadent spa treatments, each of …

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18 One-Pan Breakfast Recipes That Will Send You to the Strata-sphere

Alright, show of hands. Who out there loves bread, brunch and basically all things indulgent? Looks like just about everyone. This means you <i>definitely</i> need some strata in your life. These 18 eggy, cheesy and sometimes meaty bread puddings stir together all of the usual breakfast table suspects into …

Police ID man they say killed 2 adults, 2 children, himself

DOUGLASVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Police say they have identified the gunman who took his own life after killing four people and injuring two in a quiet …

Jamie Dornan Says 'Fifty Shades' Will Cause Giant Erections

"Bigger than you know how to handle."<p>Jamie Dornan, who you probably know better at this point as Christian Grey, took to the world of social media Saturday for a little Twitter Q&A session. And as you might imagine—given the subject matter of <i>Fifty Shades of Grey</i>—things got freaky (and just …

29 Seriously Cool Snow Sculptures That Will Make You Want Another Storm

~Blizzard wizards.~

Spring 2015 Couture’s Greatest Hits

Samsung Galaxy S6 leaked photo hints at 5 different versions

It's been rumored there could be more than one version of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone, but now it looks like we could see as many as …