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How to Make Skewers for Pork, Chicken, Steak, and More

Skewers are quick, use few ingredients, and are so versatile you'll never get bored. Here's how to make skewers right every time<p>Kebabs are quick, use few ingredients, and are so versatile you'll never get bored. Here's how to make skewers right every time.<p><b>1. Give 'em a soak.</b><p>If you’re using bamboo …

Chicken Dinners: Chicken in a Pot (Poule au Pot) With Potatoes and Squash

This classic French dish has all the makings of a carefree winter evening spent warming yourself up with a good, flavorful chicken and a bottle (or two) of full bodied wine. <i>Poule au Pot</i> (chicken in a pot) is all about keeping it rustic and making it easy on the cook. Tuck the bird, seasonings, and …

8 Ways to Reduce Noise in Your Photographs

You have plenty of options to choose from when you want to reduce the noise in your images. However, you first need to understand why noise actually …

A Guided Tour of Your Camera's Viewfinder

You look through your viewfinder, and you take pictures. Sounds simple, right? The viewfinder on your camera is not just an interface between you and …

All the Grilled Vegetable Recipes You Can Handle and then Some

They're the perfect sides and mains for summer.<p>Sure, we love a big raw salad, but when you've got a craving for char and smoke, there's nothing better than these grilled vegetable dishes. Here are 41 recipes to get you started, for sides, mains, or even while-you're-grilling snacks.

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8 Food Blog Links We Love

<i>We've scoured the web for our favorite food blog posts, and now we're bringing them right to your desktop. It’s hard work, but someone has to do it.</i><p>We made it to the weekend! Let's celebrate with a long, leisurely brunch. There will be sweets, mostly, and a salad and some eggs to balance things …

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6 Foods for Dedicated Garlic Lovers

Here, six recipes made with at least a full head of garlic.<p>Do you love garlic? First, you should know about these proven ways to kill garlic breath. …

Recipes That Prove Watermelon Makes Awesome Drinks

The only thing better than eating a giant slice of watermelon is drinking one. The insanely high water content of this melon makes it a natural choice for a beverage. And its sweet flavor makes it a guaranteed favorite. If you've ever tried watermelon through a straw before, you know how right we …

5 Burger Stats That Will Blow Your Mind

It's a fact: Americans eat a whole lot of burgers. But when you do the math, the sheer quantity of ground beef patties Americans consume every year is jaw-droppingly outrageous.<p>The burger traces its roots all the way back to the Mongol Empire, where their tradition of mincing horsemeat was passed …

Skirt Steak with Pickled Fennel Salad

4 Servings<p>You know when steak is so good that you don’t bother with a knife and fork and just eat it with your hands? Yeah.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Pickled Fennel<p>1 medium fennel bulb, very thinly sliced<p>1 cup rice wine vinegar<p>¼ cup sugar<p>1 teaspoon black peppercorns<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>Steak<p>1½ pounds skirt …