Mark Brown

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Pesto Common Mistakes to Avoid When Making this No-Cook Sauce

We love this simple, no-fuss sauce—but when it comes to whipping up a pesto, are you making any of these common mistakes?<p>A well-made pesto is a thing of beauty: Fresh, green, cheesy, and nutty, this no-cook sauce has it all, and goes with just about everything. Slather thick pesto on good bread, …

Italian Food

Things You Have to Explain to People Who've Never Worked in Kitchens

A healthy restaurant ecosystem has many components: a charming front-of-house team, cunning managers, and a motley crew of underpaid misfits that are actually cooking your food.<p>Unless you've worked in a kitchen, it's hard to understand the chaotic dance of a dinner rush. Coded language, constant …

Kitchens

The 3 Problems With the 'Vegas Strip' Craze

Everyone needs to calm down about this new "discovery"<p><b>The "Vegas Strip"</b> has gotten no small amount of attention lately, which I find odd. The new cut is being promoted as the savior of the beef industry, a "cash cow" (haw haw) that will transform the face of American meat-eating. I don't get it. …

How to interact with the introverted…

A Guide to Tucking Your Mangina

Every boy has given himself a mangina at least once.<p>Every boy has given himself a mangina at least once. In the locker room, at summer camp, in front of the full-length mirror in your parents' bedroom when you thought they'd already left for the store – whatever the setting, the urge to hide your …

A Crazy Size Comparison Of Sci-Fi's Greatest Ships [Infographic]

The _Star Wars _vessels are puny compared to the ship from _Independence Day. _<p>Being a small child, I often think to myself: <i>What if the _Star Wars _spaceships got into a fight with the ships from _Star Troopers</i>? _Thanks to this infographic from DeviantART user Dirk Loechel, I finally have an …

Science Fiction

Paleo

The Only Ranch Dressing Recipe You Will Ever Need

Let us make one thing perfectly, perfectly clear: the house-made buttermilk dressing you may have been served at your last family-style, farm-to-table meal, over locally grown baby lettuces and herbs was ranch dressing. Straight up, American-comfort-food, arguably trashy ranch dressing. Please do …

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Ask Eat Like a Man: How Men Eat

<i>Josh Ozersky is a James Beard Award-winning food writer, B-list food personality, and noted polymath and deviant. The founder of Meatopia, he will answer all your questions on meat, food, food writing, relationships, restaurants, or cooking. He is also available for private tutorials.</i><p><b>How do you</b> …

Honey-Sweetened White Peach Jam

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Marisa McClellan from Food in Jars walks us through the ins and outs of White Peach Jam.</i><p>As a canner, it is nearly impossible to play favorites …

22 Mouthwatering Desserts Improved By Bacon

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Simple Springtime Dishes

David Chang on Culinary School: 'The System Is Broken'

<i>When it comes to culinary schools, there aren't many chefs out there more outspoken than David Chang. The Momofuku empire-builder once took his frustration to Twitter, telling culinary schools to "stop sending kids to resorts & hotels where they will learn nothing...its [sic] poisoning our talent</i> …

The Energy Fix: Reinventing The Solar Array

Reinventing the array could usher in a new age for solar.<p>The solar market has been on fire. In the U.S., it's grown by 600 percent over the past five years, culminating in 3,313 installed megawatts in 2012. This past March, seven solar projects added the only new utility power of any kind to the …