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Shooter's Sandwich - Pressed Steak & Mushroom Sandwich - Great for Tailgating, Hunting & Picnics

Hide and Eat

In Manhattan, where space is the ultimate luxury, a clever design workaround makes a dining table disappear after supper.<p>Budgets beget compromise when it comes to design, and Jon Handley of Pulltab Design is an architect adept at navigating the balance between splurge and steal. When he was …

Articles about lets get small on Dwell.com - Dwell

A five-step program for those suffering from too much stuff and not enough space.<p>This week I'm staying in Sebastopol, California, home of the Tiny Tumbleweed House Co, recently featured in a New York Times...<p>One of the best booths at ICFF this year (see a bunch more roundups onsite and offsite …

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The 9 Greatest Pumpkin Recipes

You spot a flash of orange out of the corner of your eye. There it is again! Either you really wanta Fanta, you're being followed by a rogue basketball team or...it's fall! You're finally allowed to buy the tiny, adorable day-glo-orange pumpkins from the grocery store and arrange them on your …

The “Thriller” Diaries

Michael Jackson’s 1983 “Thriller” remains the most popular music video of all time: a 14-minute horror spoof that changed the business. Behind the scenes it gave its star a temporary home with director John Landis, sparked a near romance with actress Ola Ray, and revealed how damaged the young pop …

West Virginians, alienated by Washington, angrily reject their Democratic roots | The Washington Post

How to Frost a Cake

<i>Once you've perfected basic techniques like frying an egg and cooking rice, it's time to move on to those things that may have initially scared you off. Every other Monday, on Food52, chef</i> <i>Camille Becerra</i> <i>is going beyond the basics to help us tackle even the scariest cooking techniques.</i><p><i>Today: Tips</i> …

A Cake a Day -- Spiced Apple Snack Cakes

I'm particularly drawn to apples this autumn -- the incredible heirloom apples from our favorite upstate farm stand may be the reason. Ashmead's Kernel, Newtown Pippin, Kid's Orange Red, and Pink Pearl -- even the names are delicious at Montgomery Place Orchard.<p>Right now, half of the refrigerator …

Simple Baked Apple Chips

Rachel freely admits she could eat popcorn every day on her blog Rachel Cooks. Given her love of snacks, we decided she'd be a perfect addition as a Snack Fanatic.<p>What is it about turning something into a chip that makes it so irresistible? Kale Chips – amazing. Almost as good as potato chips. …

Boo! Make Halloween cupcakes with fondant ghosts - TODAY.com

Sugar artist Kerry Vincent shares a simple cupcake recipe that can be gussied up with stenciled cake tops and fondant ghosts on the side.<p>Simple cupcake recipe<p>Rating:<p>( rated)<p>Servings:<p>Makes approx. 36 cupcakes Servings<p>Get the recipe<p>Stenciled cake tops<p>Rating:<p>( rated)<p>Servings:<p>Makes approx. 36 cupcakes …

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The Biggest Cookies You'll Ever Make (PHOTOS)

Let's face it: the gooey, soft center is pretty undisputedly the best part of any cookie. So if there was a way to get your cookies even softer, chewier, and thicker, you'd do it -- wouldn't you? If so, the skillet cookie may just be the answer to your dessert-loving prayers.<p>A giant cookie baked in …

How to Adapt a Recipe to a Slow Cooker

Picture this: You throw everything into a pot. Then it's off to go run errands or even go to work for the day. Hours later, you unlock the door, and return to a perfectly cooked dish. <b>This can happen for most traditional recipes—because they can be adapted for a slow cooker</b>. Don't believe us? Read …

5 Links to Read Before Making Halloween Candy

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come.</i><p><i>Today: Skip the fun-size candy bars and make your own Halloween treats this year.</i><p>If you’re the type to run to the store in a panic the night before Halloween …

This Is The Alleged "Secret Menu" At McDonald's

The dollar menu may be dead (RIP), but you can still allegedly order these top-secret McDonald's items.<p>"Our fans like to customize our menu in many unique ways. It's important to remember that participation varies from restaurant to restaurant as McDonald's franchisees are independent business …

Learn to Cook, Transform Your Life

Tim Kitson didn’t like the person he had become, so he decided to make a change—starting in the kitchen<p>"Gaining" weight is a poor term. When your lifestyle leads you to push harder and harder on the scale, you don't really gain anything. You lose fitness. You lose confidence. You lose control.<p>Tim …

Fast Food Chicken Dippin' Sauce Showdown: Popeye's Vs. McDonald's Vs. Burger King

Picking which fast food joint to buy your finger-food-fried-chicken-product-based lunch using the quality of available dipping sauces as the criteria is sort of like picking what cell phone to purchase based on its after-market case options, or which woman to marry based on her favorite cereal. …

How to Eat—and Eat Well—After the Zombie Apocalypse

The End of Days doesn't have to mean the End of Dining. Survival expert Shane Hobel shows how to keep your post-apocalyptic cooking standards high<p>There's two things in this world that we can be sure of: We'll always want to eat well, and the Zombie Apocalypse is definitely going to happen. …

Meet the Woman Who Paid $14,000 for a Dozen Cronuts

Earlier today, the world learned that City Harvest’s Bid Against Hunger auction last night involved a very substantial cronut purchase. There was one …

Why Have I Never Tried: Whatchamacallit?

<i>Ed. Note:</i> When's the last time you tried a new candy—just because? For the SE staff, that time is now. Each day for the two weeks leading up to Halloween, we will try a candy we haven't had before, and tell the tale.<p>I was a little bit nervous as I peeled back the outer wrapping on my …

17 Rules Of Friendsgiving

It may sound like more fun to celebrate Thanksgiving with a bunch of friends rather than flying home and dealing with family. But it can be a real shitshow. Here's how to get everybody fed.<p>Transporting a cooked turkey doesn't work. So if you're hosting, you're doing the turkey. <b>Use Alton Brown's</b> …

7 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Making Beef Stew

From using the wrong cut of beef to overthickening the stew, the most common ways home cooks ruin beef stew<p>It's stew season! We've been taking advantage of the chill in the air, and making warm, cozy dishes like chili, posole, and chicken stew for dinner. But there's one stew to rule them all: beef …

Ben & Jerry's Unveils Anchorman-Themed 'Scotchy Scotch Scotch' Ice Cream

<b>Ben & Jerry's</b>, a unit of the multinational corporation Uniliver, has announced a new ice cream flavor inspired by <b>Ron Burgundy</b>, Will Ferrell's famous newscaster character who will be returning to the big screen this Winter in <i>Anchorman 2</i> (see trailers here and here). The flavor is fittingly called</b> …

City Pays Man $42,500 After Mistaking Peppermints for Crack Cocaine

Two years ago, a Staten Island man named George Pringle was frisked and found to be in possession of some peppermint candy, which officers insisted …

Got the Munchies? Sate Your Hunger with These 20 Recipes

A majority of Americans favor legalizing marijuana—so we've collected 20 recipes to help pot smokers deal with the munchies<p>For the first time ever, a national poll has shown that a majority of Americans—58 percent, in fact—favor the legalization of marijuana. Which means that, if the rest of the …

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Suction Your Bowls in Place With the Staybowlizer

When a friend posted a photo of the <b>Staybowlizer</b> ($24.99) on Facebook, much conversation ensued. First, the scoffing. Then people started thinking of times when it might be useful.<p>At first, I thought this was just for keeping bowls in place on the counter, like when you're whisking something with …

Comment of the Day

"I wish he would attend these chef symposiums as well." — rucass on <b>Triumph the Insult Comic Dog</b> attending the Great American Beer Festival. [-E-]

How to Celebrate Halloween Like Grown-up

Every year when Halloween rolls around, I'm reminded of my childhood. Growing up in Connecticut in the 1970's, Halloween consisted of homemade costumes fastened together with staples and tape (there were no Halloween superstores back then offering pint-sized versions of every character under the …

Halloween Trick or Treat: Part Uno - Feed Feeder

Printing Chocolate in 3D: Does the Medium Have a Message?

It was only a matter of time before 3D printing technologies would be applied to chocolate. With its inimitable taste and ample shelf life, chocolate is the world's most popular medium of edible representation. Ever since a series of 19th century inventions allowed us to start eating the stuff in …

The Most Mockable Things Beer Snobs Do

Advocating, drain-pouring, note-taking, and more ridiculous shit<p><b>Butthurt.</b> I'd never really understood what that common internet epithet meant...until I started offering my opinions publicly on craft beer. Then, I quickly realized, "Wow, there sure are a lot of people out there who get …