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Preserve Everything! 23 Ways to Enjoy Summer Fruits All Year Round

You love peak-season fruits. They love you back. And you should absolutely preserve them so you can feel the love all year round.<p><b>Welcome to peak ripe fruit season</b>, where stone fruits abound and there are unicorns and daisies and rainbows. But winter is coming. And when it does, you'll want summer …

Cooking

The oil guide: which to use for frying, drizzling and roasting

Thought you knew which oil to drizzle over your salad and which to roast your potatoes with? Think again.<p>Scientists have discovered that heating up vegetable oils leads to the release of high concentrations of chemicals called aldehydes, <b>which have been linked to illnesses including cancer, heart</b> …

Melon with Yogurt and Pistachio-Sesame Brittle

4 Servings<p>This sweet and salty nut-and-seed brittle will send granola packing. Serve for breakfast or as a simple dessert.<p>August 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Brittle<p>½ cup granulated sugar<p>Pinch of ground cardamom<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>¼ cup unsalted, raw pistachios, coarsely chopped<p>2 tablespoons raw …

The Secret Ingredient That Makes a Bloody Mary Even Better

A few glugs of this will pump up your brunch<p>Brian Balthazar knew he was on to something when he invented the Brian Bloody Brewski. Balthazar isn’t a professional bartender—he’s a former producer for <i>The View</i>, of all things—but he’s fascinated with mixology.<p>“Cocktails can often seem more complicated …

11 Quick Pickle Recipes for Fast Flavor

<i>Header image: CHOW</i>Every spread full of gloriously rich foods needs something to lighten up the mood, especially during barbecue season. Quick pickles …

Barbecue Recipes

16 Classic Pasta Recipes Most Definitely Worth Mastering

From baked ziti to bolognese, these 16 classic recipes will make you a pasta pro in no time.<p><b>There are an endless amount of excellent pasta recipes.</b> Instead of going down the rabbit hole, focus on these 16 classic versions. They're all excellent, and will make you a pasta master in no time.

5 Boozy Brines for Weekend Grilling

When it comes to grilling, chef Adam Sappington of The Country Cat in Portland, Oregon, is a big-time fan of brining—especially using boozy brines. …

Crack eggs into a lid, weigh down bread with a tin of tomatoes and steam in a griddle pan: How to make perfect McDonald's Egg McMuffins at home

They are a guilty pleasure especially on mornings where we might be feeling a little bit fragile and in need of a robust repast to kick-start the day.<p>…

Breakfast

The Secret Ingredient Everyone Needs For The Most Amazing Burgers

Photo credit: Getty Images<p>Fish sauce. That's the secret ingredient to making the best burger your mouth has ever tasted.<p>The mention of fish sauce doesn't normally go over well with less experimental eaters from places other than Vietnam or Thailand. But if you want to taste what will surely be the …

Food

19 Ways to Spot a Fake Chinese Restaurant

<i>By: Dan Gentile</i><p>There are plenty of ethnic cuisines that America has doused in the thick, sweet sauce of appropriation, but perhaps none more so than Chinese food. There's a time and place for things like sweet and sour chicken and crab rangoon, but it never feels good to be expecting a plate of …

Food & Dining

9 Rules To Follow For Perfect Grilled Chicken

Photo credit: Foodie Crush<p>Grilled chicken is a summertime staple, that, if cooked correctly, is the only thing you'll want to eat. But if you're not careful, it can end up tough and tasteless. We're here to make sure that doesn't happen to you.<p>There are nine essential steps to take (or not take) …

BBQ

Meet Poké, the Hawaiian Raw Fish Dish Having Its Moment in the Sun

Poké, a dish ubiquitous on the Hawaiian islands, has made its way onto mainland menus all across the country. Here's what you need to know about the raw fish dish and where it's served.<p>Poké is near ubiquitous in Hawaii, served everywhere from run-of-the-mill grocery stores to gas stations, surf …

3 Quick Pickle Recipes to Make Your Spring Produce Last

One of the challenges of peak-season produce is that you suddenly have a lot of it for a relatively short amount of time. Right now, we're drowning in asparagus, snap peas, and rhubarb, but it won't be long before it all vanishes from the market as tomatoes, eggplant, and peppers have their moment …

June 2015

This Summer, Garden Like a Chef

Go beyond backyard mint this summer. For a garden that reads like a restaurant menu, try these six chef-approved plants.<p>Go beyond backyard mint and potted basil this summer. For a garden that reads more like a restaurant menu, try these six chef-approved plants. Want to get planting? You can find …