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12 Incredible All-American Recipes

Whether you're throwing a backyard bash or attending a patriotic potluck, these All-American recipes will take the cake.<p><b>1. Juicy Steakhouse Burgers</b><p>These burgers are tender, juicy and full of flavor -- just like the ones served at your favorite steakhouse. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Fresh Corn Salad with</b> …

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European Travel

48 Vegetarian Pastas to Make for Your Next #MeatlessMonday Dinner

Meat? We hardly miss it in these satisfying vegetarian pasta recipes.<p><b>Let's all agree right now:</b> Pasta (and some cheese) makes pretty much any vegetable better, from succulent mushrooms to sweet tomatoes. These veg-filled pastas are sure to satisfy at dinner tonight—no meat required.

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8 Foods That Will Help You Get Ripped Like a Superhero

Try these surprising foods to help you build muscle—no protein shakes or chicken included.<p>Surely we've all gotten the memo on protein by now, right? At least judging by the insane superhero diets of the Cavill, Pratt, and "The Rock" Johnsons of the world, it's clear that eating a ton of it is now …

Nutrition

10 Tested and Perfected Classic Southern Recipes

There's something deeply satisfying about Southern cooking. From red velvet cupcakes to buttermilk biscuits, these classic recipes won't disappoint!<p><b>1. Red Velvet Cupcakes</b><p>With their subtle chocolate flavor, deep mahogany color and lavish swirl of cream cheese frosting on top, who could possibly …

32 Hot, Cheesy Pizza Recipes We Love

Gallery32 Hot, Cheesy Pizza Recipes We Love<p>Not long ago, it was International Pizza Day, arguably the best day of the entire year. I mean, what could be better than a day dedicated to the ooey-gooey, cheesy wonder that is pizza? Right. Nothing. Luckily, you don't need an arbitrary date to spend an …

17 Presidents' Favorite Foods for Presidents' Day

<i>Since we published this post last year, Barack Obama got a little too friendly with the food at a Chipotle and Bill Clinton went from the most famous vegan to possibly cheating on his diet at times. Favorite foods are forever, so this Presidents' Day we revisit this post in honor of our presidents</i> …

Bill Clinton

3 Essential Tips for Cooking Pasta

After spending a week in Rome last December, star chef Andrew Zimmern got reattached to classic Roman dishes. Here, his tips for perfect pasta.<p><i>After</i> …

How to Make a Better Homemade Pizza With Mario Batali

How to make a better homemade pizza, from a man who knows his pie: This video shows you how with tips from Chef Mario Batali.<p>You don't have to be an Italian to cook like one. That's what chef <b>Mario Batali</b> says, and as the owner of such gems like Del Posto, Babbo, and Lupa, he's a man who knows …

Kitchens

7 Garlic Bread Recipes to Keep Vampires at Bay

Garlic bread­­––vampires hate it, your sweet Nonna from Queens loves it, and there’s absolutely no way that spaghetti can save face without a hunk of …

Bread

6 tasty, lucky ways to celebrate Lunar New Year: Dumplings, noodles, lettuce wraps and more

February 19 is Lunar New Year, a holiday celebrated in many Asian countries, including China, Vietnam and Korea. 2015 is the Year of the Sheep (or goat or ram, depending on both how you translate the word and where in Asia you live). Instead of champagne and caviar, this New Year is marked with …

How to Make Our Best-Ever Chicken Noodle Soup

Our double-dark chicken noodle soup begins with a deeply flavored stock made from chicken wings.<p>Nothing channels "warm and cozy" like a bowl of chicken noodle soup. And although we're not going to allege that our version is better than your grandma's, <b>digital food editor Dawn Perry</b> has some tips and …

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10 Insane Grilled Cheese Recipes Worth Dying For

<i>By Perry Santanachote</i><p>A recipe for grilled cheese may seem unnecessary, but so are ball pits, and that doesn't make them any less awesome. And unlike ball pits, there are some simple steps and affordable ingredients that can transform a standard grilled cheese into legendary status.<p>But before you …

The Recipes You Need To Cook This Weekend

There are a couple notable things about this weekend. One, it's still February, which means, spring is still far away. Two, President's Day is behind us, which means we used up our last long weekend for a while -- if you even got the day off in the first place. Three, did we mention it's still …

11 Popcorn Recipes to Take Your Movie Night to the Next Level

Here are 11 great ways to eat your popcorn, from buffalo-style to on a sundae.<p><b>Buttered popcorn is an amazing thing.</b> But when you really want to go crazy with your popcorn, we've got you covered. From dried-shrimp salt to various popcorn desserts, we're confident that these 11 recipes are going to …

Popcorn

How to Make the Ultimate Mac & Cheese.... Because It's Important

Our digital food editor walks you through the steps to creating the perfect mac & cheese—a recipe everyone should know how to make.<p>There's not really a debate at this point—macaroni and cheese is pretty much universally accepted as the ultimate comfort food. But the dish comes in many forms, and …

Italian Food

11 Beef Recipes You Should Master: It’s What’s for Dinner

Nutrient-rich and full of iron, beef is a versatile meat that cooks quickly and is just as delicious in a winter stew as it is grilled outdoors in …

Food

7 Vegetarian Dinners Even Carnivores Will Devour

Whether you are expecting a vegetarian guest or just want to mix up your family's dinner routine, you'll wow everyone with these meatless meals.<p><b>1. White Bean Ragout</b><p>A quick ragout of white beans, sweet cherry tomatoes and fresh herbs in a robustly flavored broth makes a satisfying vegetarian main …

6 Warm, Fresh-Baked Breads That Steal The Spotlight

These warm, fresh-baked breads and biscuits make a delicious addition to any meal -- don't be surprised if they upstage everything else on the table!<p><b>1. Rosemary Focaccia</b><p>Expecting company? Focaccia is a flavorful and easy-to-make Italian flat bread that feeds a crowd. This classic version is topped …

One Pot Pasta Recipes That Will Save Weeknight Dinners Everywhere

Weekdays are busy. They're also really long. And even though we all have to eat, making dinner at the end of a workday is the last thing we want to do. Right? If you're nodding your head in agreement, we have good news: We have found a simple dinner option. Let us introduce you to our new favorite …

5 Madly Delicious Ways to Make Meatballs

<b>1. Swedish Meatballs</b><p>Delicate, bite-sized and covered in a light cream gravy -- what's not to love about Swedish meatballs? Spear them with toothpicks for a party or spoon them over lightly buttered egg noodles for dinner. Either way, make extra -- they disappear quickly! <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Chicken</b> …

3 Breakfast Rules to Follow to Lose Weight

Now that the New Year is solidly here, many of us are resolving to eat better, move more, and lose weight. One of the best ways to do this—and make …

5 important lessons from the Dion Waiters trade

Did the Cavaliers improve? Did the Thunder find a James Harden replacement? Did the Knicks do a smart thing? Let's investigate.<p>The Dion Waiters trade was one of those deals that would get laughed off of talk radio if suggested aloud. What do the Thunder want with Waiters? Why would the Cavaliers …

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The 88 movies we're most excited about in 2015

Think 2014 was a good year for film? Think again. This year is shaping up to be one of the classics. Here’s what’s on our radar. (Why 88? Here’s why)<p>• What to watch this spring in the UK • Nine key Aussie releases • Week in geek on the year ahead in superhero movies • Are previews redundant?<p>Here, …

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Andrew O’Hehir’s top 10 movies of 2014

Don’t believe the haters! From a Texas family epic to class war on a train, it was an amazing year at the movies<p>Some critics complain bitterly about the bean-counting reductionism of crafting a top-10 list at the end of the year. I’ve always really enjoyed it, although it’s hard work; it helps me …

Are These People Cumming or Drumming?

One website has a very sticky quiz for you.<p>It goes by many names. The O Face. Climax Mouth. Vinegar Strokes. It’s that short moment in the seconds before orgasm is achieved where physical ecstasy travels from the tingliest depths of your privates, upwards through your body, and manifests itself to …

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Our most anticipated video games of 2015

From legends like Zelda and Tomb Raider to newcomers like Night in the Woods, here are the games we’re looking forward to in the coming year<p>If 2014 was the games industry’s transitional year, 2015 could see the major developers and publishers finally getting into their groove with the current …

The Year Ahead: 2015's Most Anticipated Movie Adaptations

For the literary-minded moviegoer, this coming year looks to be a typical smorgasbord of rich, print-based material in the world of movie …

Decadent Recipes To Gorge On Before You Start Your New Year's Resolutions

The new year is knocking at the door, and with it, those hasty New Year's resolutions to put down the ice cream and eat well this year. We're big fans of healthy eating here at HuffPost Taste, but we're also devoted dessert-lovers, mac and cheese maniacs and straight-up nacho freaks. We love our …