Karena Ramos

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Our 38 Best One-Bite Hors d'Oeuvres for Throwing the Ultimate Party

Keep your guests satisfied with these sophisticated appetizers<p>If you're throwing a cocktail party and want the perfect elegant snack, look no further …

55 Creative Rice Recipes For Our Favorite Pantry Staple

These 55 dinner recipes with rice are nutritious and easy to make.<p><b>When it comes to versatile, healthy ingredients</b>, rice tops our list. It's a people-pleasing pantry staple worth having around, whether you prefer the short-grain brown variety, black rice, or classic jasmine (we like to keep all …

Cooking

Kill It in Your Cocktail Dress with This Arm Workout

Exercise 1 Close Hands Pushup (Superset #1)<p>Begin at the top of a pushup position with your hands placed directly under your shoulders. Keep your feet together and your midsection contracted and braced <b>(A)</b>. Maintain a long body from head to toe, and lower down by bending your elbows until your torso …

50 Ways To Lose 10 Pounds

<b>Hydrate</b><br>Research shows that dieters who guzzle plenty of H2O lose more weight than those who don't. Keep things interesting with these 25 slimming sassy water recipes.<p><b>Split Your Food</b><br>Divide your normal portion by two and save the rest for later. You're likely to feel full on less food than you</b> …

How to Break Down a Chicken (+ How to Make Chicken Stock)

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: Breaking down a chicken isn't as hard as it seems -- Cara is here</i> …

First Details on Telltale’s Game of Thrones Revealed

No more clues; key locations announced, a host of platforms confirmed, and more.<p>Telltale Games has finally opened the book on its highly-anticipated …

OREO IceCream Sandwiches - No Bake, 2 Ingredient Cookies & Cream Recipe

Perfect Porterhouse Steak

4 Servings<p>This is chef Bobby Flay's recipe for the perfect Porterhouse steak. With a steak this thick, you need to season liberally; when Flay demonstrated for us, the surface of the meat was virtually white from salt.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 2”-thick Porterhouse steak, trimmed (about 2 lb.)<p>1 …

BBQ

Make the Mac and Cheese of Your Dreams by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Homemade macaroni and cheese is way better than the boxed stuff—here's how to make the perfect batch.<p>Boxed macaroni and cheese is easy. But so is whipping up a pan of the homemade version—and it tastes about 1,000 times better. But before you preheat that oven, hear us out: There are a few common …

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The Pizzadilla: This Is What Happens When a Quesadilla and a Pizza Make Sweet Love

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Last week, I posted a quick-and-dirty recipe for making world-class bar-style pizza out of a flour tortilla and a cast iron skillet. And, while I may have been a little hyperbolic …

14 New Ways to Show Off Potatoes

The ever-popular, ever-praised, yet ever-humble potato: You love to enjoy them fried to a salty crunch, baked with butter, and mashed to creamy perfection. You know just how you like to prepare potatoes and you've got your favorite dishes down to a science.<p>But sometimes your potatoes are begging to …

Cooking

Slow Cooker Hot Wings Recipe

Tip<p>How to Store Wings<p>For wings, follow the same rules as any other type of poultry. Ensure that chicken remains in its original packaging (which …

Cooking

Chicken and Dumplings with Mushrooms

6 Servings<p>This chicken and dumpling recipe with mushrooms will become your go-to for a warming winter supper.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>chicken Stew<p>6 oz. slab bacon, cut into ¼” pieces<p>¼ cup all-purpose flour<p>4 chicken legs (drumsticks with thighs; about 2 lb.)<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black …

Mushrooms

Trick or Treat: New York's Best Candy Shops

Our new weekly column covers the chicest food and restaurants. In celebration of Halloween, we're sharing our favorite candy stores around New York City.<p><b>The Sweet Life:</b><p>This Lower East Side sweet spot is full of colorful jars of homemade candy, dried fruit, nuts and chocolates. For licorice lovers …

Breakfast of Champions: Why New Jersey is Crazy for Pork Roll

By every measure, Maggie Kowalski is a successful young woman. A graduate of Northeastern University in Boston, she works in New York City as an account manager at a financial technology company. Outside the office, she's an avid reader and a dedicated powerlifter, hoisting weights that far exceed …

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One-Skillet Crispy Chicken With Saffron, Lemon, and Red Potatoes

A joke in my household growing up was, "What's for dinner—chicken?" because my mom, great cook that she is, often resorted to Cornish hens for family dinner. She had ways to mix up the flavors and, I will admit, mastered these dishes. In fact, a variation of this recipe made with tender chicken …

Learn Two Simple Recipes. Become Cupcake-Baking Genius.

Baking can be hard, but tricks make it easier. Like finding a butter tray that tells you when your butter has reached room temperature, or knowing to use a box grater to save the cookies you burned -- again.<p>The fine ladies at A Beautiful Mess understand the stresses of baking and they've shared …

12 Midnight Snacks

<i>This post is brought to you by our friends at Weight Watchers, who celebrate gathering together around the table to enjoy wholesome, beautiful food.</i><p>It's the perfect fall evening: You cook dinner, make cocktails with friends, and wind down by browsing some new cookbooks. Next thing you know, three …

Food

Tsukune (Japanese Chicken Meatballs) Recipe

These Japanese chicken meatballs are seasoned with fresh ginger, garlic, scallions, and sesame oil, while egg and panko breadcrumbs bind the meat to allow it to cling to a skewer and stay together on the grill. A brushing of a tare sauce at the end of cooking gives the meatballs a glistening sweet …

Rye's Red Chili

1 lb. boneless pork shoulder<p>Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste<p>1⁄3 cup light brown sugar<p>2 tsp. garlic powder<p>1 tsp. ground cumin<p>2 …

Spices

The Secret Trick to Great Game Day Wings

You don’t need a deep fryer to cook up this fan favorite.<p>If I had a fantasy football point for every time I heard that some bar had the “best wings,” I surely wouldn’t be second-last in my league right now.<p>Let’s admit that most wings are about average. That’s because most bars buy cheap chicken …

Cooking

Building the Ultimate Nachos, One Chip at a Time

The keys to our ideal nachos are a house-made bean dip, evenly layered chips, and a killer roster of add-ons.<p><i>By Matt Duckor</i><p>Tortilla chips and cheese on a tray, baked together in perfect harmony within the confines of a hot oven until melted, garnished with any combination of ingredients you …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Culture<p>A very scientific investigation into the world of hotness and evil.<p>By Anna Peele22 hours agoView More<p>Editors' Picks<p>Summer is no time for laces.<p>…

3 Tips for Better Powdered Sugar Frosting

<i>Every week, baking expert Alice Medrich is going rogue on Food52 -- with shortcuts, hacks, and game-changing recipes.</i><p><i>Today: Three tricks for making powdered sugar all it can be.</i><p>Powdered sugar frosting, also called quick vanilla frosting, or even vanilla buttercream (let’s please not tell the …

Dessert

11 Ways to Make Fried Chicken

With restaurateurs still opening places devoted to the crispy bird, one thing is clear: Fried chicken, we just can’t quit you. Here are 11 ways to …