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Ground Pork to the Rescue! 6 Weeknight-Friendly Dinner Ideas to Make Tonight

These ground pork recipes are easy, nutritious, and versatile.<p>When it comes to easy, fast, and wholesome weeknight cooking, chicken breasts and ground beef get a lot of attention. But they aren't the only proteins that deserve a place in your regular cooking rotation; ground pork is flavorful and …

Cast Iron Chicken Recipes That'll Make You Want To Kiss Your Skillet

No task is too great for a cast iron skillet.<p>Chicken is an easy dish to get bored of. It can be dry, bland and a chore to eat. If you feel the same way we feel, we have good news. There's a simple solution: a cast iron skillet. It's the fastest and simplest way to make chicken exciting again.<p>With a …

How to Season and Maintain a Wooden Cutting Board

When it comes to selecting the right cutting board, you've got a few options for materials. The worst are made of glass or marble. That sound your knife makes when you rock it back and forth on a metal cutting board? That's the sound of your knife dying a thousand tiny but painful deaths as the …

16 Easy Make-Ahead Breakfasts for Busy Weekday Mornings

Somewhere between plain old cereal and drawn-out weekend brunches lies the totally achievable, make-ahead weekday breakfast.<p>A good make-ahead breakfast always feels like a treat, is whole-wheaty or fruit-packed enough to be hearty without being pious, and you can knock it out on a weekend …

Easy Dinner: Slow Cooked Beef Ragu

Aug 19, 2015<p>Alison Lewis<p>In northern Italy, a ragù is typically a combination of meat, often minced, chopped or ground, that is cooked with sautéed …

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Salty Snacks Healthier Than Potato Chips

But every dieter knows that downing a bag of greasy (read: fattening) sodium-filled chips isn’t a good call. Doing so will lead to dehydration, which …

Our Favorite Cheesecake Recipes

Fruit-topped, chocolate-laced, fun-sized, no-bake, made with cream cheese or ricotta -- cheesecake is as adaptable as it is irresistible. Whether you're seeking New York-style tradition or holiday whimsy, there's a cheesecake recipe for every occasion.<p>Topping cheesecake with shimmering fruit is …

Rise ‘n Shine to These 10 Breakfast Recipes from Around the Globe

Surprising breakfasts are one of the joys of foreign travel, even if you’re just armchair traveling. Here are 10 recipes that, though they skew a wee …

Learn About 13 World Sandwich Styles in Under 3 Minutes

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Relish in These 27 Condiments for All Your Summer Barbecue Needs

No summer meal is complete without one of these flavor-packed condiments.<p><b>We're not above bottled ketchup and mustard.</b> We're just saying no summer meal spread is complete without the homemade relish, salsa, chimichurri, and mayo. The recipes for all these grilled-food enhancers and more are straight …

The 10 Most Tremendous Barbecue Recipes of Cyberspace

My original magnum opus was going to be a 1,000-page epic poem about the Kansas City Royals' journey to the 2014 World Series, but I couldn't find enough good rhymes for Moustakas, so this barbecue season primer and recipe listicle will have to do.<p>Go to your grill. Put a little shoulder into your …

Avoid These Common Mistakes to Make Bakery-Level Cheesecake at Home

A great cheesecake is the stuff dreams are made of. Make it a reality by avoiding these cheesecake common mistakes.<p>A sweet and creamy cheesecake is the stuff dreams are made of, but this classic baked good can be intimidating for home cooks. With so many things that can go wrong (cracked top! …

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4 Salads That Will Make You Crave Kale

Be prepared to fall in love with these salads, even if you're not a kale person.<p><b>1. Kale & Brussels Sprout Salad with Walnuts, Parmesan & Lemon-Mustard Dressing</b><p>Made with crisp power greens, toasted walnuts, chunks of Parmesan and a lemony Dijon dressing -- this salad tastes like a healthful, crunchy …

You Should Make This Meatloaf, Even if You Haven't Made Meatloaf in Years

We developed the ultimate meatloaf recipe and can't wait for you to try it.<p>Over the course of the last two weeks, Test Kitchen contributor Jessie Damuck and I ate meatloaf every single day, sometimes twice a day. And while meatloaf is not typically part of our regular diet, Jessie had taken on the …

Perfect Pasta Recipes You Can Make in Your Crockpot

Crockpot pastas are an excellent way to enhance dinnertime flavors without increasing your workload in the kitchen. From buffalo chicken macaroni and …

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Norwegian Recipes: Warm Apple Cake!

If you have been following along, you know how excited I am for fall this year. It’s finally getting colder in San Francisco and today I was in the …

Your Favorite Easy Breakfasts for Guests

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: Meals for guests shouldn't be stressful. Here are your best suggestions for</i> …

9 Recipes to Ramp Up Your Chicken Breast Game

<i>Pictured: Easy Thai Grilled Chicken Breasts from CHOW</i>Chicken? It’s a crowd-pleaser. Thanks to its lean white meat status, chicken breast is full of …

6 Homemade Takeout Dishes Your Family Will Love

Why spend money on take-out when you can make the same dishes even better at home? These flavorful and family-friendly recipes will one-up your favorite restaurant meals.<p><b>1. Thai Shrimp Curry</b><p>Sweet, plump shrimp are simmered in a rich and fragrant coconut sauce infused with lemongrass, ginger, hot …

A Work Week's Worth Of Dinners From Around The World (That You Can Find Right In Your Freezer)

So much has been written about the stress of weeknight dinners. So much, and yet: when it’s 5:00 and you have no idea what’s for dinner, who cares what brilliance has been written? Who knows what wonderful recipes are out there? What if you forgot to go shopping, and there’s no chance in the world …

16 Sweet Sixteen Recipes to Grub on During March Madness Games

<i>Pictured: Barbecue Chicken and Coleslaw Potato Skins recipe from CHOW</i>March Madness, people—it’s coming! And no one but NO ONE can handle the …

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It's hard to narrow down our favorite cheap eats in a town full of taco trucks, hidden street food and strip mall gems. Whether it's found curbside, …

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Take a Look Inside Kevin Gillespie's Pig-Centric Book 'Pure Pork Awesomeness'

Atlanta chef and <i>Top Chef</i> alum <b>Kevin Gillespie</b> (of Eater 38 member Gunshow and the upcoming restaurant Revival) has a simple goal with his second cookbook: "I hope readers become excited about using pork in their cooking on a more regular basis," he tells Eater. To that end, Gillespie's <i>Pure Pork</i> …

Pot Roast Recipes To Feed Everyone You Know This Winter

Could there be a more appropriate dish for winter than a pot roast? We're all for seasonal eating here at HuffPost Taste, and in the seemingly endless winter months when all we want to do is consume copious amounts of comfort food, a slow-cooked braised meat dish fits in perfectly.<p>If you haven't …

Light Beer Doesn't Suck If You Know What to Order

In the world of the craft beer drinker, nothing rings more true than Greg Koch’s mantra,"Fizzy Yellow Beer is for Wussies!" And for years beer aficionados have followed the CEO and co-founder of Stone Brewing Co.’s lead, circling the wagons around huge beer styles like bitter double IPA hop bombs …

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Common Mistakes to Avoid and Tips to Follow for the Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

Making scrambled eggs isn't exactly rocket science—but our test kitchen has outlined a few surprising ways you might be getting it wrong.<p>For many young cooks, a pan of scrambled eggs is the first dish they master. But after we crack those first few eggs, it's probably a technique we don't think …

23 Reasons Chicken Thighs Have a Leg Up on White Meat

Boneless, skinless chicken breasts may be the top-selling cut at the supermarket, but shrewd cooks know that chicken thighs are actually the way to …

19 Triple Chocolate Recipes — For When Double Just Isn't Enough

6 Mistakes to Avoid During an International Business Trip

As an author and former CEO of a 2.5 billion international solar energy company with plants in over 30 countries, I have lived overseas for long periods of time and put more than 4 million miles on United while traveling for business and pleasure.<p>During that time I experienced plenty of travel …