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From olive oil to coconut: Different kinds of cooking oils and their benefits

Cooking oils are a matter of many table-side debates. Your nutritionist thinks you should use it in moderation, your neighbourhood aunty has asked …

Slow-cooker brisket tastes like barbecue

Portland, Ore., food blogger Leigh Anne Wilkes believes that using a slow cooker can reduce the stress of holiday cooking. Her new cookbook, “Holiday …

Slow Cookers

12 Classic Slow Cooker Recipes Every Cook Should Know

My younger brother just bought a slow cooker and texted me late one night asking for advice on classic slow cooker recipes he should know. Of course …

20 Dinner Salads to Add to Your Summer Meal Plan

In the summertime, "salad night" is a regular part of my dinner rotation. Some weeks I'll even do salad night twice. It's the simplest, most …

WATCH: Every Cut of Steak, Explained

From filet to brisket to Denver steak, this is how to butcher a cow to get to the cuts you love.<p>Have you ever broken down a cow? Right. Probably not. After all, we're not all butchers. But that beef we love throwing on the grill, griddle, or cast iron doesn't just fall off the bone as a beautifully …

BBQ

Lemon Ricotta Cookies with Lemon Glaze

Recipe courtesy of<p>Show:<p>Episode:<p>Total:2 hr 50 minPrep:15 minInactive:2 hr 20 minCook:15 min<p>Yield:44 cookies<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer …

Fried Cabbage with Bacon, Onion, and Garlic Recipe

"This is a family favorite that is put into every cookbook for my kids when they move out and get married. It is a beautiful dish with many colors …

From Broiled Feta To Falafel: 7 Mediterranean Mezze Recipes

Mezze are small dishes usually served as starters. But from Falafel to Broiled Feta with Garlicky Cherry Tomatoes and Capers, any of these recipes can be combined to make an unforgettable lunch or dinner spread.<p><b>1. Broiled Feta with Garlicky Cherry Tomatoes & Capers</b><p>Transform an ordinary block of …

21 grilled chicken recipes in flavors you didn't even know you want

Because it's just not a summer weekend without the scent of grilled chicken in the air.

Cooking

Summer Pasta Recipes Worthy Of Any Season

There's nothing quite as nice as pasta topped with sweet, summer corn.<p>It's <i>summer --</i> our favorite eating season of the year. Sure, fall has Thanksgiving. And winter guarantees lots of hot chocolate. Spring gives us rhubarb. But <i>summer, s</i>ummer has everything else. Even pasta is better when summer's …

Diana's Hummus Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Designer Alex Tatusian reminisces on his mother's short-lived hummus business, and what it taught him about cooking for himself.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax</i> …

Typography

Cuba casts aside rancor to welcome Obama on historic visit

HAVANA (Reuters) - President Barack Obama arrived to small but cheering crowds on Sunday at the start of a historic visit to Cuba that opened a new chapter in U.S. engagement with the island’s Communist government after decades of hostility between the former Cold War foes.<p>The three-day trip, the …

Cuba

Pasta with Mushrooms and Mascarpone

Barbara Lynch likes to make this bread crumb-topped dish with a festive pasta that is shaped like bellflowers; its Italian name is campanelle. Medium …

Marinate Your Feta and Never Look Back

You haven't lived till you've marinated your cheese.<p>The quality of your cheese-eating life hasn't reached its full potential. It's time to start marinating your feta. Food director <b>Carla Lalli Music</b> always keeps a few Mason jars of the stuff in her home fridge to have on hand whenever she wants to …

Strawberry Margarita Recipe - Chowhound

Ingredients (7)<p>1 1/2 pounds frozen strawberries<br>• 8 ounces silver (blanco), 100 percent agave tequila<br>• 6 ounces Simple Syrup (see Game Plan note)<br>• 4 ounces …

How To Truss A Turkey Like A Thanksgiving Boss

Truss or bust.<p>No matter how much brining, seasoning or rubbing you provide your turkey on Thanksgiving, if you don't truss the bird it just won't cook right. Trussing the turkey helps ensure that everything cooks evenly -- and that the wings and legs don't burn. Basically, trussing means tying the …

This Is What All Those Confusing Food Labels Really Mean

Finally, a complete guide.<p>The grocery store aisles are littered with options these days, and those thousands of products are covered in food labels. Most of them feel pretty self-explanatory, but some of them don't. And even those labels that sound like they mean one thing? Sometimes they mean …

10 Sauces for Simple Grilled Vegetables

Make a mixed grill platter of vegetables and serve it with a sauce, and you have an impressive, party-worthy dish to serve alongside some simply …

18 Make-Ahead Meals And Snacks To Eat Healthy Without Even Trying

Cook once, eat for a week.

Fully Loaded Black Bean Nachos with Red and Green Salsas

4 to 6 Servings<p>You might have more of the salsas than you need; serve them on the side for dipping. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Pico de Gallo<p>3 plum tomatoes, seeded, chopped<p>½ red onion, finely chopped<p>1 jalapeño, finely chopped<p>1 tablespoon …

8 Impossible-to-Resist Veggie Dishes

Every now and again, I come across a vegetable dish that makes me think I could be a very happy vegetarian. From a hearty summer white bean ragout to balsamic-glazed roasted beets, here are a few of my favorites.<p><b>1. Summer White Bean Ragout</b><p>This quick ragout of white beans and sweet summer tomatoes …

Easiest Summer Ever: Peperonata (Sautéed Bell Peppers With Tomato, Onion, and Garlic)

More<p>Dinner in 20<p>The best quick and easy recipes to help you get dinner on the table fast.<p>Quick: How many dishes can you name with bell peppers as the one and only star ingredient?<p>I asked myself this question recently and got stuck on crudités. And even that's not a good answer, because a raw …

Recipes

28 Yogurt Upgrades You Should Eat for Breakfast Every Damn Day

These sweet and savory mix ins keep yogurt exciting.<p><i>This story is part of the 2018 Feel Good Food Plan, our two-week mind-body-belly plan for starting the year off right.</i><p>Yogurt is one of our favorite weekday breakfasts. It's fast, it's healthy, and it's filling. But what we love most is how …

Breakfast

17 Cobblers, Crumbles, Crisps, and Buckles That Make Us Want to Eat All the Berries and Crumbs

With so many berries to choose from, why not make a cobbler, crisp, crumble, or buckle? Here are 18 so good you'll want to dig well below the crumbly top layer and polish off the whole thing.<p><b>When someone shows up to a party with a truly beautiful berry cobbler,</b> crumble, buckle, or crisp, our jaws …

Baking

Relish in These 27 Condiments for All Your Summer Barbecue Needs

No summer meal is complete without one of these flavor-packed condiments.<p><b>We're not above bottled ketchup and mustard.</b> We're just saying no summer meal spread is complete without the homemade relish, salsa, chimichurri, and mayo. The recipes for all these grilled-food enhancers and more are straight …

Swordfish Steaks with Olive Gremolata

4 Servings<p>For greatest grilling results, ask your fishmonger for swordfish steaks that are at least 1" thick (yes, just like a porterhouse).<p>June 2015Print<p>Ingredients<p>7 tablespoons olive oil, divided, plus more for grill<p>¾ cup coarsely torn fresh breadcrumbs<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper<p>2 …

Recipes

Aleppo Pepper–Roasted Pork with Shallot Vinaigrette

12 Servings<p>This slow-roasted pork shoulder comes out of the oven before it collapses into a shreddable texture; it will be succulent and tender but easy to slice.<p>October 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>pork<p>4 large garlic cloves, finely grated<p>¼ cup Aleppo pepper or 2 Tbsp. crushed red pepper flakes<p>¼ cup kosher …