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Don't be afraid of making tortillas at home

Empellón's Alex Stupak, co-author of <i>Tacos</i>, explains how to make tortillas.<p><b>Melissa Clark</b>: First of all, just break it down for us. Tell us that making …

Pasta with Garlic and Oil

<i>Aglio e Olio</i><p>It pays to use high-quality extra-virgin olive oil in this dish.<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>1 pound spaghetti<br>• Salt<br>• 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 12 …

Try These Hong Kong-Style Egg Tarts And Try Not To Melt

Just absolutely stunningly beautiful.<p>Yields: Making 16 egg tarts of a tart pan.<p>For the custard filling:<p>* 4 medium eggs, beaten (reserve 2 tablespoons for your pastry dough)<p>* 3/4 cup hot water<p>* 6 Tbsp. sugar<p>* 1/8 teaspoon salt (pinch of salt)<p>* 1/4 cup evaporated milk<p>* Dash of vanilla (optional)<p>For …

Festive finger food with flair

With party season upon us, diligent hosts are staring down the barrel of a canapé crisis. How do you look beyond devils on horseback, mince pies and bowls of Quality Street? Here, some chefs share their most moreish morsels.<p>Sam and Sam Clark<p>CHERRY CHILLI PEPPERS, LABNEH AND PINE NUTS<p>We were …

Recipes

Egg-in-a-Hole Grilled Cheese, Fried Chicken, and Other Breakfast Amazingness

Our 5 favorite breakfasts to dig into on Christmas morning. (After presents are opened, of course.)<p>Once the gifts have been torn open and the stockings unstuffed, it’s a glorious, indulgent breakfast—think cornmeal biscuits bathed in chorizo-studded gravy—that makes the day. Hey, Santa came and …

Breakfast

King Arthur Flour's 2-Ingredient Never-Fail Biscuits

<i>Every week -- often with your help -- Food52's Executive Editor Kristen Miglore is unearthing recipes that are nothing short of genius.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>How to turn 2 ingredients into perfect biscuits in less time than it takes to drink your coffee. Extra genius points: The formula is so simple, you'll</i> …

Dessert

8 Things You Can Make In A Rice Cooker That Aren't Rice

We are all master chefs thanks to the rice cooker.<p>Rice cookers are much more versatile than the name lets on.<p>Whether you're a rogue chef experimenting with new kitchen tools or a college student looking for a be-all and end-all appliance, this gadget might be everything you need and more.<p>Basic …

11 Best Thanksgiving Vegetable Recipes

Move over turkey -- on Thanksgiving, the side dishes always steal the show. From creamy Brussels Sprouts Gratin to Potatoes au Gratin, these easy and elegant vegetable recipes will be the talk of the table.<p><b>1. Brussels Sprouts Gratin</b><p>This creamy gratin is perfect for the holidays because it can be …

Alibaba just proved it's more than just some Chinese company

Alibaba had a huge day on Wednesday. The company's 11/11 Singles' Day sales eclipsed analyst expectations with over $14 billion processed on the company's platforms in just 24 hours.<p>While this number is massive, and may or may not help quiet critics, the way the company made the boatloads of money …

Six Christmas feast recipes

In Denmark we have the feast, the tree, and the presents on Christmas Eve. The 25th and 26th are times for Christmas lunch, and that is a big deal in my family. One of my earliest memories of Christmas lunch was in the house of my grandparents, <i>mormor</i> and <i>morfar</i> (mother’s mother and mother’s father). …

Recipes

12 Easy Recipes for a Delicious, Stress-Free Thanksgiving

Make life easy on yourself this Thanksgiving -- and avoid being a frazzled host -- by selecting dishes that are easy and/or make-ahead. When your guests arrive, you'll be ready to celebrate rather than slaving away in the kitchen or, worse, nodding off at the table.<p>From my Carrot & Sweet Potato …

20 Best-Ever Fat-Burning Soups

Theoretically, having more choices is a good thing.<p>But when ordering a coffee at Starbucks is like doing a mini dissertation in some vaguely Romantic …

These Are the Most Pinned Thanksgiving Recipes of 2015

If you’ve decided to take the culinary reins on your Friendsgiving festivities this year, you’ve probably realized by now that there is A LOT of cooking to be done. And if you don’t have a slew of family recipes to fall back on, the endless options can become a bit overwhelming. So if you want to …

Cooking

Paris has suffered Europe’s worst terror attack in 10 years. Here’s what we know

<i>Updated at 3:13pm ET.</i><p>Paris suffered at least six nearly simultaneous attacks on on Friday (Nov. 13), blamed by president François Hollande on the extremist group ISIL, which left at least 128 people dead and around 300 wounded.<p>The attacks during a normal, busy Friday night included a mass shooting …

The Best Mascaras On The Market, According To Our Editors

The proof is in our lashes!<p>Finding the best mascara is right up there on our list of beauty must-haves, next to the perfect red lipstick. But getting your hands on the right tube of mascara to lengthen, darken or curl your eyelashes requires a lot of trial and error. Not to mention, money.<p>The …

You’ve Never Done a 7-Minute Abs Workout Like This Before

Get ready to feel the burn throughout your core the entire time<p>One of the best ways to score a chiseled core: crawl.<p>This abs workout consists entirely of bear crawl variations. It’s called a “flow complex,” says <i>Men’s Health</i> B.J. Gaddour.<p>So you’ll do one version of the movement—for example, a bear …

Workouts

This Taco Recipe Will Sexually Awaken Your Taste Buds

SALIVATING.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>Serves 8-10<p>Ingredients:<p>- 3-4 lb Beef Chuck Roast<p>- 4 Chipotles in Adobo Sauce - Chopped<p>- 5 Cloves Garlic - Chopped<p>- 1 Tbsp. Ground Cumin<p>- 3 tsp Oregano<p>- 1/4 tsp Ground Cloves<p>- 1/2 Cup Beef Broth<p>- 1/4 Cup Apple Cider Vinegar<p>- 1/4 Cup (fresh) Lime Juice<p>- 3 Bay …

8 Better-For-You Beauty Products You Can Find At Target (Under $15)

In my never-ending quest to find the best, most affordable, most easily found beauty products on the market, I hit up one of my favorite stores of …

Skin Care

How Your Bedtime Affects Your BMI

‘Late to bed, early to rise’ can eventually lead to extra pounds.<p>Too little sleep and too-late bedtimes – at any age – may result in heavier bodies and wider waistlines, new research finds. Body mass index, which measures weight related to height, can rise even for those who get a full night's …

The Single Best Tip For 9 Classic Exercises

These coaching cues will help you nail every rep and build your best body

The Recipe That Will Make You Forget Brownies

<b>For more food, drink, and travel videos, visit www.potluckvideo.com</b><p>Brownies get all the glory but it is time for their slightly lighter cousin blondies to get their day in the sun.<p>Luckily we have a recipe that will make you forget all about brownies. Claire Ptak from the Violet Bakery in London has …

A Banana Bread Recipe that You Can Actually Eat for Breakfast

There is never a wrong time to eat banana bread, and rarely a loaf we don’t love. <i>Food Network</i> host Nigella Lawson’s version, which can be found in …

Perfect Pie Crust From King Arthur Flour Recipe - Genius Kitchen

Sift together the flour and salt in a large bowl. Set to the side.<p>Size your butter. One stick cut into small pieces, the other cut into fairly large …

Baking

Popovers

I have one back-pocket recipe that can save any breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Special birthday breakfast on a school morning when we have to get out …

Baked Butternut Squash Macaroni and Cheese

Baked Butternut Squash Macaroni and Cheese. Creamy and delicious macaroni and cheese without butter, milk or tons of cheese! I have an unhealthy …

Is This the Best Recipe for Beef Stew Ever?

Slow-cook the meat to tender perfection. Then feast on the delicious high-protein meal<p>Some call it “sauté de boeuf à la Bourguignonne.” Others just call it “beef stew.” Julia Child famously referred to it as “one of the most delicious beef dishes concocted by man.”<p>She’s right. There’s nothing more …

Cooking

7 Sweet and Simple Breads That Will Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Ready or not, the holiday season is in full swing: The neighborhood decorations are up, the festive music is playing and the Black Friday commercials are running. You might as well get in the spirit and start baking. These sweet and simple breads will fill your home with the scents of the season -- …

8 Things Will Happen When You Start Wearing Glasses Instead Of Contact Lens

Wearing glasses has not always been a popular fashion decision. Remember the old adage, “Boys don’t make passes at girls who wear glasses.” …

Mix These 2 Things Before Bed And Never Wake Up Tired Again!

Shares 5K<p>Have you ever woken up after several hours of sleep to find yourself still groggy? I have.<p>It’s intuitive to think that a long sleep should …