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Chicken Dinner Nachos Are a Very Good Reason to Have Nachos for Dinner

Whether I’m stuck in a dinner rut and need an escape plan, looking for easy weekend entertaining, or am just craving lots and lots of cheese, nachos are always the answer. They’re an effortless, accessible, and extra-cheesy way to get food on the table in lightning speed. Plus it’s easy to …

Cooking

World's oldest bread shows hunter-gathers were baking 4,000 years before birth of farming

Hunter-gatherers were baking bread thousands of years before the birth of farming, archaeologists have discovered after digging up pieces from the world’s oldest loaf.<p>The remains of a charred flatbread were found at an archaeological site in Jordan dating back 14,400 years by an European team of …

You'll Want to Brush This Fresh Peach-Basil Sauce on Any Grilled Protein

A culinary gift from our European and Latin American neighbors, <b>sofrito</b> often doubles as a simmering sauce for braised dishes. Our summer spin on this …

Fresh Asparagus Patties Recipe

"Spring is in the air! These delicious patties are a new and exciting way to enjoy asparagus. Garnish with lemon aioli (see Footnote) and fresh lemon …

The Best Chicken Fried Steak Recipe

"I received this recipe from a co-worker about 5 years ago. This is by far the best chicken fried steak I've ever had. I've made this numerous times …

Costco Might Be the Best Place to Buy Wagyu Beef

Bulk-buying superstore Costco has made a name for itself by flipping the quality over quantity mantra on its head. It’s the kind of place where you …

12 Slow Cooker Recipes That Are Perfect for Summer Cookouts

The slow cooker is our secret to success for summer cookouts. Yes, this famed facilitator of one-pot cooking lets you get the work done in advance …

Air-Fried Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

Whether you’re having vegetarian friends over to watch the game or you just enjoy recipe mash-ups starring your favorite flavors, these spicy …

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15 Irresistible Takes on Mexican Street Corn

Smeared with a magical combo of mayonnaise, sour cream, cheese, chili spices and lime, Mexican street corn is a must-have summertime snack. Here are …

10 of Our Favorite Under-the-Radar Chicago Restaurants

We love a good restaurant hot list, but many of Chicago’s true culinary gems—slinging tasty, soulful eats without the hype—are hiding in plain sight. From intriguing newcomers that have yet to explode to cozy, time-worn haunts, these 10 eateries might not enjoy the same attention of those occupying …

Comfort Food

Why You Need to Try This 3-Ingredient Cheesecake Recipe

A Southern baker worth her reputation has a box full of quality, time-tested dessert recipes in her arsenal - a pound cake recipe she likes to serve …

Beer-Battered Chicken Nuggets Will Ruin You For All Others

It’s the 1950s. We’re in New York, upstate, Cornell University, some building, downstairs, in the basement. Dr. Robert Baker is running a poultry lab. As <b>Time</b> described it decades later: “Foreseeing the revolutionary possibility of processed foods, which were already reaping big dividends for pork …

Honey-Lime Chicken Enchiladas Recipe

"This has become one of the most-requested dishes I make. When I bring it to a function, it's one of the first dishes to go, and everybody raves over …

Adding peanut butter to your grilled cheese will change your life

It seems like a strange idea, adding peanut butter to a grilled cheese sandwich, but once you try it, your perception of what a grilled cheese …

Chef John's Sloppy Joes Recipe

"The secret to a great 'Sloppy Joe' is a thick, rich, almost dry consistency, which allows it to be eaten two-fisted, sans fork."<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 …

Fritos® Pie Recipe

"Always had this growing up and loved it! Simple, fast, and cheap! Yields enough for leftovers for days!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 pound ground beef<p>1 small onion, …

No-Potato Cauliflower Hash Browns Are Your Favorite New Breakfast Side

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Using a box grater with medium holes, grate half a head of cauliflower over a small mixing bowl to make cauliflower rice. Here’s …

How to shrink the prostate naturally

Enlarged prostate or benign prostatic enlargement happens when cells in the prostate abnormally divide and multiply, causing the organ to increase in …

After Years of Veganism, This Trainer Went "Nutritarian"

People choose a vegan diet for so many reasons — to reduce inflammation, alleviate one's environmental impact, and for the compassion of animals. For personal trainer and PhD candidate Liz Letchford, MS, ATC, it was for all of the aforementioned.<p>"I happened to befriend a few incredible farmers and …

Chef John's Hot Sloppy Joe Dip Recipe

"For me this checks all the boxes for a hot party dip. It's relatively cheap and easy to make, but maybe more importantly, it's great hot, warm, or …

11 Ways to Cook Cauliflower Besides Just Steaming It

When a vegetable that has been on the tray for so long finally gets discovered.<p>Truth be told, I've appreciated cauliflower long before it got trendy …

10 of the Healthiest Dinners to Make in Your Dutch Oven

While the Dutch oven is perfect for slow-cooking a pork shoulder or braising short ribs, it's also amazing at churning out wholesome, …

Celebrate San Antonio's 300th Anniversary with this Chili Queens Recipe

From the 1860s to the 1930s, the Chili Queens were the main attraction in plazas across San Antonio. Over mesquite fires, the Chili Queens cooked up …

How to Cook Fish in the Oven Perfectly Every Time

You can make almost any slow-roasted fish in under 30 minutes. Just memorize this technique.<p>Learning how to cook fish at home can be incredibly intimidating. There are a lot of mistakes you can make, but we think the best way to nail it every time is to let the oven do all the work. That's why …

Weeknight Chili and Cornbread, Baked in One Pot at Last

Make the chili:<p>Heat the oil in a Dutch oven or a large, heavy-bottomed oven-safe pot over medium heat until shimmering. Add the onion and garlic and …

Recipes

How To Detect Fake Honey (It Is Everywhere), Use THIS Simple Trick!

Honey is delicious and nutritious, but to reap the benefits, you must know the tests.<p>Some tests won’t require much effort from you. However, one …

Bacon in the Oven

8 servings<p>Not only does this oven method recipe free you from needing to constantly tend the bacon while it cooks, but it also produces superior results. Other pros: no bacon grease splatter all over your stovetop, no flipping (so you won't scald your forearms with oil), and …

Wylie Dufresne’s Scrambled Egg Sandwich

Makes 2<p>Soft scrambled eggs in about a minute? We didn’t believe it either until we tried this recipe from Wylie Dufresne, who created this sandwich hybrid at Du's Donuts in NYC. Mixing in cream cheese adds back the richness lost by cooking the eggs quickly.<p>March 2018Print<p>Ingredients<p>Scrambled Eggs<p>4 …

It's not just in the genes: the foods that can help and harm your brain

Our diet has a huge effect on our brain and our mental wellbeing, even protecting against dementia. So, what should be on the menu?<p>As a society, we are used to the idea that we feed our bodies, and that our diet shapes our waistlines. But many of us forget that the same diet also feeds our brains, …

The Brain