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We compared McDonald's premium burgers against Shake Shack and Five Guys — and the winner surprised us

McDonald's attempt to latch on to the meteoric rise of the better burger trend is yielding decent results.<p>In the company's last earnings call in April, McDonald's CFO Kevin Ozan said that sales are being buoyed, in part, by sales of the chain's Signature Crafted line of premium burgers, which run …

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27 Insanely Delicious Soups That Will Keep You Cozy All Winter Long

Soup is probably one of the most under-appreciated foods out there.<p>Oftentimes, we disregard soups' ability to hold their own as entrées, casting them …

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Recipe: Easy homemade shepherd's pie

Scottish chef Jak O’Donnell shares her recipe for this classic dish – topped with fluffy potatoes, there's nothing better on a cold winter's …

What to Cook This Week

<i>Sam Sifton emails readers of Cooking five days a week to talk about food and suggest recipes. That email also appears here. To receive it in your inbox,</i> <i>register here</i><i>. Download the</i> <i>NYT Cooking app here</i><i>.</i><p>Good morning. Eric Asimov put together a fine group of experts the other day to sit on his wine …

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21 Slow Cooker Recipes That'll Inspire You To Pull Out The Crock Pot

Comfort food at its easiest.<p>People who own a slow cooker know that this kitchen appliance is truly great. No other appliance can cook you dinner while you’re at work, and reward you with the sweet smell of a delicious meal when you walk through the door.<p>And that’s not all. This appliance is also a …

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Make a Better Chicken Stir-Fry with This Pro Tip

Let me introduce you to a chicken technique that has revolutionized how I stir-fry at home: velveting. This Chinese technique is most often used in …

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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 …

How to make homemade microwave popcorn in a paper bag

I love movie theater popcorn. There’s something about the enormity of it, the sheer thrill of sitting down with a tub of popcorn as big as your torso …

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How to Make Your Own Labneh (and How to Eat It)

I first had labneh at a Lebanese restaurant in Tampa, Florida, and I became instantly enthralled. It had the tang of yogurt and the richness of cream …

Build a Better Burger | Runner's World

Noah Droddy discusses his breakthrough year over some beers; and how to grill the perfect burger this summer.<p>Ready to fire up the grill? These recipes are perfect as postrun treats or as a rest day meal.<p>What goes on your patty can be a low-calorie way to add nutrients to an otherwise indulgent …

14 Protein-Packed Dinners Made With A Can Of Chickpeas

Did you know chickpeas have 15 grams of protein PER CUP?! That's about 30% of your daily intake!

A Thai Favorite: Tom Yum Soup

As a Thai chef, I've been making Tom Yum Soup for over twenty years now, tweaking the recipe to make it better and better. When I first sipped this …

'Not Pork' Mushroom Potstickers [Vegan, Gluten-Free] - One Green Planet

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Sesame Ginger Broiled Halibut

Halibut is a good fish for grilling or broiling since it's meaty and firm. It's relatively low in fat, so as long as you cook it quickly, with high …

Indian Yellow Split Pea Dal Recipe - Vegetarian/vegan

This vegetarian yellow split pea dhal recipe is one of the most popular vegetarian recipes here on TheSpruce. Dal, sometimes spelled dahl or dhal, is …

14 Fancy Sandwich Recipes That Are Worthy of the Dinner Table

When you think of sandwiches, your head goes to <i>lunch</i> — an ooey gooey grilled cheese and tomato soup combo, or perhaps that beloved panini from the sandwich shop you frequent on your lunch break. Truth is, a creative sandwich makes for a totally appropriate dinner option as well — <i>when done right</i>. …

15 Popular Pasta Shapes + the *Perfect* Recipes to Make With Them

Pasta is almost *the* perfect food. It’s inexpensive, filling, and it can be easily adapted for meat lovers, vegetarians, and even gluten-free eaters. Since the pantry essential comes in a dizzying array of shapes and sizes, it can be confusing to know which to pair with what sauce. No need to go …

The Best Paleo Crock Pot Recipes Out There

Set it and forget it.<p>Just because you want to eat like a caveman doesn’t mean you have to cook like one. The Paleo diet may ask you to give up bread and cheese, but there’s no reason to not enjoy the convenience of the kitchen’s most prized appliance: the Crock Pot.<p>In fact, many Paleo-friendly …

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The secret to great fried chicken: Dunk in brine before dunking in oil

<i>In How Do You Take Yours?,</i> The Takeout <i>solicits staff and outside expertise for secret tips on improving one dish.</i><p>Of all the pain-in-the-ass dishes to …

Classic Chinese Pot Sticker aka Guotie (韭菜虾仁锅贴) - Guai Shu Shu

<b>INTRODUCTION</b><p>This recipe suits me be it the preparation method or the shaping of the dumplings and as such, it is a good and simple recipe for new …

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11 Slow-Cooker Meals You Can Prep and Freeze Ahead of Time

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All-in-One-Skillet Dinners

Learn how the ultimate kitchen-to-table vessel can be used to turn out comforting, all-in-one dinners.<p>Cast-Iron Skillet Quick Cassoulet<p>This …

Spinach Ricotta Pie, Vegetarian Pie Recipe

Spinach Ricotta Pie<p>Spinach and ricotta pie is a savoury pie the mixes soft ricotta cheese with fresh baby spinach on a bed of crunchy puff pastry and is not only delicious, it's also easy to make!<p><i>Watch full video recipe:</i><p><i>Spinach Ricotta Pie | Vegetarian Pie Recipe | Italian Food Recipe</i><p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>2 …

Healthy Fresh Vegetarian Recipes that are Easy to Make

April 29, 2014<p>While the rest of the country has had an absolutely dreadful winter, Los Angeles has had an extremely warm and dry winter. It’s been so …

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Slow-Cooker Chipotle Chicken Stew

Recipe courtesy of<p>From:<p>Total:8 hrPrep:30 minCook:7 hr 30 min<p>Yield:4 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories460 calorieTotal Fat13 …

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25 mouthwatering foods to eat in India

India's cuisine reflects its vast population and landscape.<p>There's meat bathed in rich curries, fried dough covered in chutney and yogurt, and almost every spice you can imagine.<p>From sweet, syrupy desserts to hearty kebabs, we've rounded up some of the best dishes to eat throughout the country.

Italian Meatloaf with Marinara Parmesan Crust (gluten-free, paleo)

<b>by Lisa Bryan | Downshiftology</b> — November 15, 2014<p><i>I’m loving this Italian Meatloaf with Marinara Parmesan Crust. There’s no fillers in this recipe,</i> …

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The Easy Beef Stew We Can't Stop Thinking About

This recipe does double duty. The rich beef stew will keep you satisfied for days and the garlic cream recipe should be tucked away for when you need …

Best Baked Potatoes | America's Test Kitchen

We prefer whole milk in this recipe, but 1 or 2 percent low-fat milk may be substituted. Do not substitute frozen cherries for the fresh cherries.<p><b>1.</b> …

11 Ways to Make Potatoes the Star of Your Meal

Inexpensive, easy to store and totally reliable in the flavor department, potatoes are hard to beat. From go-to breakfast plates to appetizers, …

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