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Homemade Crescent Rolls

<i>No more store-bought crescent rolls! These can be made ahead of time, refrigerated or frozen. It’s so easy, buttery and fluffy!</i>So for years, well, my …

Baking

4 foods to maintain weight loss

Losing weight is physically and psychologically taxing. In order to successfully drop pounds, you have to be disciplined, creative, and determined, but achieving your weight loss goals makes the entire struggle worthwhile.<p><b>Related to Keep Weight Off</b><p>But what happens after you drop a few pants sizes? …

KFC recipe challenge: Kitchen puts the 11 herbs and spices to the test

Reporters didn't taste much of a difference between Kentucky Fried Chicken, right, and the fried chicken, left, on wire rack.<p><b>It is one of the most</b> …

Harissa Roasted Carrots with Feta and Mint

Shares 601<p><i>If you are lacking in inspiration when it comes to side dishes, then this is something new for you to try. Sweet harissa roasted carrots</i> …

8 No-Bake Dips Delicious Enough To Eat With A Spoon

These homemade dips taste so much better than anything you could buy at the grocery store. But the best part is that they're no-bake -- so you can be in and out of the kitchen in no time.<p><b>1. Hummus</b><p>Homemade hummus always trumps store bought. It's healthier, tastier, and -- bonus -- made from …

The 20 best chain restaurants in America

Whether it's indulging in a Bloomin' Onion from Outback Steakhouse or digging into a basket of Olive Garden's unlimited breadsticks, Americans love chain restaurants. But personal preferences aside, which chains get the most love?<p>Business Insider teamed up with Restaurant Business, a food-service …

Artist whittles wood into food and fools us all

You might want to start poking your food before taking a bite.<p>Sculptor Seiji Kawasaki creates what appear to be various food items but are actually …

Skirt Steak Recipes

Tender and juicy skirt steak is perfect for marinades. The seasonings cook nicely with this tender steak and create savory and delicious dishes like …

Cooking

20 Vietnamese-Inspired Recipes That Think Outside of the Noodle Bowl

From spicy Vietnamese pork chops to quick pho, we've got just enough recipes to satisfy your craving.<p>Vietnamese cuisine is world-renowned for its emphasis on fresh ingredients, an exquisite use of spices, and a sense of balance in all dishes. It's no wonder you see slurp-able <i>pho</i> and pork …

Cooking

The Spicy Shrimp Recipe to Eat All Week Long

Usually, when I order shrimp, I never quite get the amount that I expect. I search under my noodles and flick through my fried rice with one to two shrimp in site. Instead of feeling like I've been skimped on shrimp, I decided to make it for myself for the week in bounty.<p>This Spicy Shrimp recipe is …

Food

8 Easy Sangria Recipes to Break Out at Your Next Summer Party

That will have them coming back for seconds (and thirds)...<p>When you're looking to serve up a refreshing sweet drink this summer, zero in on the crowd-pleasing effects of a chilled pitcher of sangria. Eight super simple recipes, right this way...

Eco-Cooler air conditioner cools a home without using electricity

Air conditioning units are expensive devices both to buy and to run. When they stop working, that’s also an expensive problem to solve. Even so, if …

The Real Reason We Love Oral Sex, According to Science

Let's take it back to basics...<p>Why do you engage in oral sex? As foreplay or because you genuinely, really like it?<p>Well, according to a recent study, it looks like there's a lot more science behind why we love oral sex than simply third base leads to fourth base.<p>You've heard we have an innate need …

How an Indian home remedy became the newest alternative to coffee

Listen up, cafes across the world are offering a new, healthier alternative to coffee. The rise of turmeric latte or golden milk, a sweetened blend …

Alarm clock makes you fresh coffee for when your morning sucks

Mornings are terrible for most people, and one of the few things we can enjoy while getting ready for the daily grind is a highly caffeinated sip of …

New Horned Dinosaur Species Unearthed In Utah

The two-ton plant-eater Machairoceratops cronusi had four horns and lived 77 million years ago.<p>A new species of horned dinosaur has been unearthed by scientists in southern Utah.<p>Remains of the animal, named Machairoceratops cronusi, suggest it was about 26 feet long, weighed two tons and ate …

Eat Chic: The Best Burgers in NYC

From lamb iterations to perfectly executed classics, these are New York City's best burgers, in honor of National Burger Month.<p>With Paris and potentially Los Angeles in it's rearview, New York may just be the hub for the best burgers in the world. The burger menu in our hometown is a true melting …

Gurkensalat (German Cucumber Salad) Recipe

"A traditional German favorite that I have loved since I was a child. This recipe is quick, easy, and delicious. Substitute cider vinegar for a …

Look on the bright side: Yotam Ottolenghi’s turmeric recipes

Turmeric is a rather unsung hero of the spice rack. Its distinctive colour (and alarming ability to stain anything with which it comes into contact) and leading role in the ingredients of curry powder tend to overshadow quite how interesting its taste is. It’s not as complex a flavour as, say, …

Onions

Delicious Grape Salad Recipe

"This is one of my favorite recipes handed down from my great aunt. It is simple to make and looks very pretty for the holidays or any type of shower …

10 Silly Fun Science Experiments You Can Easily Do at Home

Other than youth and recess and summer vacation and nap time and candy and junk food and energy and fast metabolism and hope and excitement and …

Kids

Crazy Sandwiches Come Home to Roost in NYC

It’s been several months since Eater NY has presented a collection of crazy sandwiches, and gosh have they been piling up in the meantime! Sandwiches have continued to popularize in the last year, and everybody’s making them. In that context, it’s natural that places are creating more …

Anthony Bourdain's Favorite NYC Restaurants: Mission Chinese, Osteria Morini, and More

Globe-trotting author/TV star/former grill cook Anthony Bourdain is gearing up to open a massive food hall over on Pier 57. With at least a year left to go before it opens, his crew is traveling all over the place doing research and scouting for the food market. Today, Bourdain tells The Daily …

Anthony Bourdain

The Latest: Trainers say SeaWorld is committed to orca care

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on SeaWorld Entertainment's decision to immediately stop breeding killer whales (all times local):<p>3:40 p.m.<p>The …

SeaWorld

Banish That Pesky Cold with this Magical Tonic

Watch how to make Brad's super-easy, delicious, and healthful Feel-Good Tonic to help cure whatever ails you.<p>Fluctuating temperatures and a change in seasons can usually guarantee one thing...everyone is getting sick. But if there's anyone on the <i>Bon Appétit</i> staff who can cure all that ails you, …

The gadgets you will want in your home in 2016

We might not be living like The Jetsons just yet, but at the rate technology is advancing, we might not be that far off.<p>Anyone who attend the …

Smart Homes

Browned Butter Banana Bread

Very few people get excited about banana bread and I happen to be one of those people. Whenever I am at a potluck and I see poor old banana bread sitting in a corner by itself, I kind of feel sorry for it. What did it ever do to me? Well, nothing-and I suppose that's the problem.<p>Perhaps I am not a …

8 Korean Barbecue Recipes to Make at Home

When it comes to grilling, Korean chefs really know what they’re doing. Bright, umami-packed flavors, perfectly marinated meat, super-hot charcoal …

Tatum O'Neal on Redmond O'Neal: 'I've Never Seen a More Scary Side of Addiction'

Redmond O’Neal, the only son of Ryan O’Neal and Farrah Fawcett, has struggled with a serious drug addiction for many years. Now that a Los Angeles …

Drug Addiction