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Shaq Says He's Bringing 'White-Guy Classics' to TomorrowWorld

The NBA great performs Friday at the EDM festival, and he's going to use what he learned from Skrillex to get the party started<p>At this point, …

Shaquille O'Neal

How Bakeries Pay for Huge Quantities of Butter

<i>When you're using 100,000 pounds of butter per year, you're going to keep a close eye on your wallet.</i><p>When you buy a pound of butter at the store, you're likely paying double the price that the bakery down the street is paying.<p>But that makes sense if you consider the sheer quantity of butter that a …

Dessert

Why Micronutrient Deficiency Is a Macro-Problem

When we think about food, most of us are mulling over what nutritionists call macronutrients: proteins, lipids, and carbohydrates—respectively, the prime constituents of T-bone steak, butter, and spaghetti. What with close to a billion people in the world suffering from hunger, macronutrients are …

Nutrition
Alcohol

Margaret Cho to Star in New Animated Series About Food Trucks

Brace for a cartoon series about food truck culture: A new show called <i>Chow-Fuhn</i> is aiming to raise $120,000 for production costs via Kickstarter. <i>Chow-Fuhn</i> is the brainchild of Gabriel DeFrancesco — who has worked on both <i>The Simpsons</i> and <i>Family Guy —</i> and claims to be the "first ever animated …

Inexpensive Beef Cuts That Are As Good as Bone-eye Ribeye Steak

I go meatless about half of the week. It's partly because of environmental reasons and also due to how damn expensive it's become. I know that …

Why You Should Buy Produce While You're on Vacation

<i>Let travel expand your outlook on fruits and vegetables.</i><p>It might seem like an odd mandate, my telling you to buy fruits and vegetables when you’re traveling.<p>Finding candy to bring back for family and friends? Always a good idea. Eating local dishes everywhere from fancy restaurants to dive bars? A …

Bok Choy

Watch Bartenders Explain the Most Annoying Things Customers Do

Thanks to the craft cocktail renaissance, bartending has been elevated to a highly respected profession — but seeing as they're in the service industry, the people who serve your booze are still subject to all kinds of annoyances from customers. In this video from Playboy, bartenders reveal what …

Meet Cascara, the Coffee Plant’s Other Drink

Inside the sleek, lacquered-white confines of Merchant Coffee in New Orleans, a hush has fallen over the crowded room. Spectators have gathered for the first-ever New Orleans Barista Social Club Cascara Competition, where eight of the city's brightest baristas and bartenders have assembled to …

How I ate unprocessed food for a year on a budget — and how you can too

In January of 2012, I set myself a challenge. I would go an entire year without eating processed food. All foods are processed, of course, at least to some degree—cooking is a kind of process, as is dicing, heat, fermenting, and preserving. But for reasons related to the environment, economics, and …

8 Cocktails to Make with Rich and Fruity Sloe Gin

It's time to get to know sloe gin: The vibrant liqueur is made with ripe sloes (a relative of the plum family), giving it a deep ruby red color and …

Reduce, Reuse, Re-pickle

Whether you made your own pickles or just ate the last spear from the jar, you're probably left with a lot of briny juice. Don't dump it down the …

Recipes

Like Garlic? Now Is the Time to Stock Up, People!

Fall is the time to buy fresh garlic. So go buy a ton of it, then use it to make a flavorful paste. Here's how.<p><i>One of the best parts about our test kitchen manager, Brad Leone's, job is his weekly trip to the farmers' market. It's his responsibility to supply the kitchen with ripe produce, protein,</i> …

Food Preservation

8 Ways You Never Knew You Could Use Cauliflower

Cauliflower can be so much more than a steamed vegetable side dish. In fact, our sister publication Cooking Light figured out a way to transform it …

25 Stir-Fry Recipes to Rock Out With Your Wok Out

Every cook has <i>that</i> piece of cookware—the one they keep coming back to day after day. That could be a stainless steel sauté pan, a cast iron skillet, or an enameled cast iron Dutch oven, but for me it's unquestionably my wok. I've been using the same cheap carbon steel wok for years, and it's one of …

Vegan Pasta Recipes That Prove You Don't Need The Cheese

Creamy and delicious.<p>Most people think of pasta and their mind conjures up images of buttery noodles settled under a blanket of melted cheese. It's creamy and tasty, sure, but not very vegan friendly. There are many more ways to make pasta delicious, without the need for dairy or eggs.<p>Preparing …

The Pear Recipes You Want And Need This Fall

YUM.<p>It's really fall now. We know this not just by the date on the calendar, the plethora of fall recipes and everyone saying so, but because pears just got delicious again. Biting into a perfectly ripe pear is one of fall's greatest joys (and so is tucking one into a hot oven with a little butter …

How to Hand-Slice a Prosciutto Leg

<i>When life gives you a leg of prosciutto di Parma, forgo purchasing a meat slicer (like that was even an option) and instead learn how to hand-slice it.</i><p><i></i><p><i><br>Left: My prosciutto di Parma resting before its journey to the states; right: Taking up too much space in the office fridge.</i><p>Raise your hand if you …

Italy

This Chicken Skin Recipe Is Your New Go-To Appetizer

You know how the crispy skin is the best part of roast chicken? Chefs are catching on—and serving it solo.<p>You know how the crispy skin is the best part of roast chicken? Chefs are catching on—and serving it solo.<p>Are you the kind of person who would eat all of the salty burnished skin off of a …

Cooking

6 Ways To Disguise The Bitter Taste Of Grapefruit

Pucker up!<p>We want to like grapefruit, really we do. We've heard it has so many health benefits and that it's one of the few fruits that's in season come winter. But it's just <i>so</i> bitter. And unless we dump a pile of white sugar on it, it's hard to stomach the taste -- especially early in the …

Video: How to Make Easy, Delicious Sous Vide Yogurt

Introducing: the ChefSteps approach to homemade yogurt. Topped with bright berries and crunchy granola or drizzled atop slow-cooked lamb chops, this …

Community Picks: Your Best Vegan Recipe

<i>The results are in—here are the recipes our community loved from Your Best Vegan Recipe.</i><p>Once again, we want to give a big thanks to all of our volunteer recipe testers for your thoughtful comments and for helping us continue to strengthen our recipe recommendations. You can read the winning …

Recipes