Kevin Mintz

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The life and death of Homaro Cantu, the genius chef who wanted to change the world

Between 2004 and 2016, the most inventive food on the planet, possibly in history, came out of a small restaurant in downtown Chicago. At Moto, your first course was your menu itself, which was typically printed in edible ink on a giant tortilla chip. When you finished your menu, you would be …

Public Health

Late-Night Munchies? Try These 10 Healthy Snacks From Target

As you're putting on your PJs and washing your face before bed, it's completely OK to give in to the urge to grab one last snack before hitting the pillow and catching some zzz's. For the moments when you want to snack on something fast so you can crawl into bed and snooze the night away, cooking …

Healthy Eating

19 Dinner Ideas That Start with Store-Bought Sausage

We’re gonna skip the Seth Rogen jokes and get straight to the point. Sausage equals dinner with speed and simplicity—you can whip up a meal with a …

It is Not Just Another Road Trip When IT'S ROME

Even if you had a week it would not be enough to feel the real Rome, but there are some things that can be seen and done so that you can get a closer …

Our Best Baked Pasta Recipes

Dive right into these comforting pasta bakes from your favorite Food Network chefs.<p>Anne Burrell's Lasagna<p>You definitely won't leave the table feeling …

Cooking

Fried Chicken BLT with Jalapeño Honey

1. In a small saucepan, bring the honey to a low boil. Add the jalapeño slices and cook for 1 minute. Remove from the heat. Store in an airtight …

Korean Bulgogi Taco Recipe

Cut off any excess fat from the short ribs then thinly slice the beef and cut into 1 1/2-inch pieces. Place in a large bowl or in a plastic …

Soysauce

Make the Best Pizza

Good morning. There are more than 2,500 five-star ratings on our best recipe for pizza dough (above), but I’m here this morning with a couple of notes about it all the same. (Some night soon you can use the result to make a plain pizza pie, or a pizza that is green and white.)<p>The first is, if you …

Salmon

70 of the Coziest, Most Inspiring Dining Rooms of All Time

It's almost November! And for many of us, that means Thanksgiving is close...and the holidays right after that. A time of year when gathering around …

Interior Design

Cornmeal Angel Biscuits Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Stir together warm water, yeast, and 1 teaspoon of the sugar in a small bowl or 1-cup glass measuring cup. Let stand 5 …

Dessert

Small Round Honey White Bread

You don't have to be a professional baker to make a delicious loaf of bread. This small, round loaf of honey white bread tastes fantastic and is so …

The Genius Little Secret to No-Fry, Crispy Buffalo Wings

People have done some truly obsessive things—unnecessarily, as it turns out—in the name of creating the perfect Buffalo wing.<p>Our most dedicated wing scientists have not just deep-fried, but twice-baked, steamed then roasted, fried then baked, and brined then poached <i>then</i> fried. We even got in on it …

Cooking

Guide to Chicago's Northwest Side Italian food, with owners' stories and must-have orders

Little Italy in Chicago will always be found along the surviving colorful red, white and green storefronts on Taylor Street on the Near Southwest Side of Chicago. While the neighborhood is now often known as University Village, the Italian-born immigrants who once lived there should not be …

Epson's ultra bright projector can hide in plain sight

While we're starting to get some crazy mixed reality tech using projectors, it's good to see companies haven't forgotten about good old-fashioned home cinema. Over the past year, manufacturers have been lining up to show off their little light emitters that pack big features. In June, Optoma …

This no-nonsense baked ziti recipe is a one-pot wonder

I spent last weekend in Southern California, which had me asking many questions, namely: Why don't I live there? And how might I live there? And am I …

50 states: 50 standout sandwiches

Is there anything better than biting into two pieces of bread and experiencing an explosion of flavors and textures? Versatile, simple and immensely popular, the sandwich is truly a work of (edible) art.<p>From a classic meaty deli number to vegetable-filled bliss to inventive combos we never would …

grilled cheese

City Mouse, Dollop Diner and Cupitol exceling in breakfast game

When I began this column in June of 2015, I was very disheartened about the breakfast food I was being served. I'm overjoyed to tell you that has changed and each month I'm excited to go on the hunt again. Here are three that made me really happy this month.<p><b>City Mouse</b><p>Have you been near the West …

Cabinet Members: The 8 Best Shelf Organizers for Your Home or Office

Let’s face it. There’s always room for improvement when it comes to organizing your home and office. Here are eight smart shelf organizers to help …

8 Recipes That Transform Grocery Staples Into Epic Meals

At the end of a long day, cooking dinner for your family can be a real chore for working moms. Thankfully, there are plenty of pre-made products that …

Cooking

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The only 4 spaghetti recipes you'll ever need

Spaghetti four ways<p>These spaghettis are not just convenient, quick and easy dishes; they can also be seductively brilliant, a perfect example of how a dish can be so much more than a sum of its parts.<p>Each recipe makes enough for six. With the exception of the cacio e pepe, allow 1 litre of water to …

Italian Food

The Mystery of S., the Man with an Impossible Memory

On an April afternoon in 1929, a timid-looking man with a broad face appeared at Moscow’s Academy of Communist Education and asked to see a memory specialist. The man, who would become known in the psychological literature as S., had been sent by his boss, a section editor at a Moscow newspaper …

23 Ways Grocery Stores Are Scamming You

By Meagan Morris</p><p>Groceries use some sneaky tricks!</p><p>You try to pinch every penny you spend and even save a few extra bucks with coupons, …

How a New Maldives Eco-Resort Is Returning Luxury to Its Roots

The resort comprises 25 villas on a private lagoon—but that's just the beginning.<p>For decades, the Maldives have enjoyed a reputation as a honeymooners’ paradise, their blue lagoons, pristine beaches, and coral atolls attracting Hollywood and Bollywood elite, soccer stars and supermodels, and tech …

The Ta-Ta Towel Is a Thing, and It's Actually Pretty Genius

Boob sweat, be gone!<p>If you're large-chested or getting kinda older like me, the gals don't sit up as high as they used to. Trying to cool down after even a mildly hot shower in the dead of summer means boob sweat is a constant issue. Forget trying to dry your hair and do your makeup in the nude …

How to Get Extra-Crispy Chicken Wings Without Frying

We found the ultimate hack for crunchy-on-the-outside, juicy-on-the-inside chicken wings, and it doesn't include a drop of oil.<p>My world was turned …

Dead people and pets are being forged into sparkling blue diamonds — here's how

But instead of storing a loved one's cremains in an urn or sprinkling them outside, a growing number of bereaved consumers are doing something more adventurous: forging the ashes into diamonds.<p>This is possible because carbon is the second-most-abundant atomic element in the human body, and diamonds …

Croatia's 8 Best Islands

When it comes to European islands, most people immediately think of the Mediterranean's most famous—hello, Santorini and Ibiza. But if you crunch the numbers, the Croatian archipelago is the largest in the Adriatic Sea and the second largest in the Mediterranean, after Greece. Put another way? …

European Travel

23 Microwave Meals You Can Make When It's Too Hot To Cook

Make 'em in your dorm room, at work, or when you're just feeling lazy.