Laura McFarland

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What’s that brown sauce in Chinese takeout?

Why does your attempt at home-cooked Chinese always taste different from takeout? Let’s start with the fact that Chinese restaurants cook with …

Food & Dining

Pumpkin Bread Is Your New Favorite Quick Bread

Of the popular breakfast quick breads, it seems to me that pumpkin bread is often outshone by banana bread, and this really shouldn’t be the case. Of …

Baking

The 100 Best Cookbooks of All Time

So many great titles, so little shelf space. These are the best of the best.

The 12 Must-Read Books of November

November marks the true start of the annual holiday season, and there's no better time to pick up a good book than after you've gathered to give thanks and before you start planning out what gifts you're going to buy for your friends and family. From a new novel by the author of <b>The Martian</b> to first …

Over the Moon Chocolate Pie Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Prepare the Graham Cracker Crust: Preheat oven to 350°F. Place graham cracker crumbs, melted butter, and granulated sugar in a …

15 of Alton Brown's Most Popular Recipes on Good Eats

Alton Brown recently announced that the reboot of his iconic show <b>Good Eats</b>, called <b>Return of the Eats</b>, will be airing on the Food Network in 2018. To gear up for this long-awaited revival, let's venture down memory lane. Of the hundreds (if not thousands) of recipes Alton Brown developed for <b>Good …

13 classic cookbooks every home cook should own

Behind every great home cook is a dog-eared cookbook, stained with olive oil and splashes of red wine that they were "cooking with." Just ask any …

Channel Your Inner Chrissy Teigen by Making John Legend's Famous Recipes

Chrissy Teigen may wear the chef's pants in her household, but her husband, John Legend, can offer up some pretty stiff competition. While Chrissy's famous for her chicken pot pie soup and lemony arugula spaghetti cacio e pepe, among other popular recipes from her debut cookbook <b>Cravings</b>, John also …

Learn to Code: Harvard's Free Online Computer Science Course

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, C, SQL, PHP, and More<p>Harvard’s “Introduction to Computer Science” course is widely regarded as the best computer science …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

How to Make Biscuits

Biscuits are one of the simplest quick breads you can make. A plain biscuit is nothing but flour, butter, milk, baking powder, and salt.<p>The perfect …

Make a Super Bomb Onion Dip Without a Mix

Bringing chips and dip to an outdoor, food-centric gathering might seem like a bit of a cop-out—but, if you make the dip yourself, you just may be …

Wafflemaker Hash Browns

Now Playing<p>Meatball Marsala 00:53<p>Enjoy meatballs in a Marsala wine and mushroom sauce with this recipe.<p>Now Playing<p>Sheet Pan Brownie-Cookie Bars …

‘Oh For F*ck’s Sake’: Bill Maher Loses It As Trump Mouthpiece Boris Epshteyn Robotically Defends Him

Bill Maher brought a lot of fire to <i>Real Time</i> on Friday night, actually having fun in between some bouts of outrage towards his guests. David Frum, Neil deGrasse Tyson, and Cornel West made up the most entertaining panel of the season to this point, but some focus is needed on Maher’s opening guest …

Recipe: How to Make Shake Shack’s Famous Burger

As a native East Coaster who now lives in the land of In-N-Out, there’s no more tedious debate than the one surrounding which much-loved burger chain — the California-based In-N-Out or Danny Meyer’s New York City brand Shake Shack — reigns supreme.<p>The real answer is that the burgers are too …

Roasted Pears with Blue Cheese

Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.<p>Peel the pears and slice them lengthwise into halves. With a small sharp paring knife and a melon baller, remove …

11 Recipes We Actually Tried And Loved This Month

Here’s what our editors and writers are making in their own kitchens.

Follow These Pro Hacks for the Best Homemade Biscuits Ever—and You Only Need 3 Ingredients

Flaky buttermilk biscuits from scratch are totally worth it.<p>Making buttery, flaky biscuits from scratch sounds like a lot of work. Measuring tons of …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

15 Stir-Fry Recipes That Are Way Better Than Takeout

More by Maggie<p>Everyone knows that home cooking is always tastier and more satisfying than ordering takeout. Especially in China, where cooking for …

Food & Dining

The Spruce Eats

David Letterman Has Some Brutally Honest Opinions About Trump And His Inner Circle

Ever since he left late night television, David Letterman’s wry sense of humor and biting sarcasm have been sorely missed in pop culture. There are few major events in today’s news cycle that wouldn’t be vastly improved by Letterman chiming in and giving his two cents on the matter. Luckily, <i>New</i> …

Chocolate Chocolate-Chip Cookies

1K<p>1K<p>I often get asked when I put pictures of things that I’m baking on social media, “Where can I find that recipe?” or less-delicately,</i> …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

The 20 Most Comforting Ina Garten Recipes to Make in This Lifetime

If you're searching for comfort foods, you'll likely end up landing on Ina Garten's recipes. The Barefoot Contessa has developed a well-deserved reputation as the queen of doable, crowd-pleasing, and comforting recipes, both savory and sweet. Consider this your official Ina Garten bucket list of …

Cooking

Andrew Zimmern's Game Day Crab Dip Will Be Gone Before the First Touchdown

<i>This football season, we’ve partnered with Taste of the NFL and their favorite tailgating experts to share great game-day recipes for an even greater</i> …

Andrew Zimmern

Honey Lemon Garlic Chicken #Recipe

<b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>5 bone in, skin on chicken thighs (2 lbs | 1 kg)<br>Salt to taste<br>½ cup honey<br>¼ cup fresh squeezed lemon juice (or juice of 1 lemon)<br>1 tablespoon …