Mitch Costin

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What To Drink When It's Not Quite Winter, Not Yet Spring

Cocktails for whatever weather March brings.<p>March weather is erratic, to say the least. One day it's sunny and 73 degrees, the next it's 45 and …

Kinda-Sorta-Mostly Healthy Recipes to Keep You Sane and Well-Fed All Week Long

Not too decadent, not overly virtuous. These "healthy-ish" recipes strike the perfect balance for realistic weekday cooking.<p>Some days we nibble on fresh veggies and sib herbal tea. Other days, we eat our weight in chocolate cake. But most days? Most days we fall somewhere along the middle of the …

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Around the World in 11 Burgers

Delicious burger recipes from around the world.<p>Hamburgers are such an iconic symbol of America that we might as well replace the stars on our flag …

15 Reasons You Should Be Eating More Cabbage

Move over kale, cabbage is the new king in the vegetable aisle.<p>Eating seasonally is almost second nature to many of us. But what do you do when the …

These 7 Amazing Egg Pairings Will Transform Your Breakfast

Starting the morning sunny side up is infinitely easier with the assistance of a wholesome, protein-packed breakfast. (A piping hot latte also helps.) However, finding time in the a.m. to play chef is hard -- unless, of course, we're talking about super simple recipes.<p>In partnership with American …

26 Spicy Recipes to Make You Cry in a Good Way

Is it hot in here, or is it just these 26 spicy recipes?<p>Pour yourself a big glass of milk. These spicy recipes are ready to party.

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What's the Difference Between Ragù and Ragout?

Do you know what sets them apart?<p>They’re both saucy, both hearty and both pronounced the same way, but ragù and ragout are not the same thing. Let’s …

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It hurts my heart so much when there is a surplus of fresh herbs in the fridge (leftover from other recipes) that get forgotten about and go bad. I had a variety of herbs this week and wanted to prevent that from happening.<p>I am a fan of Donna Hay's recipes. If you're not familiar with her, look her …

Recipe: John Legend's Favorite Breakfast Sandwich

Celebrities are just like the rest of us. They love breakfast sandwiches. In her new cookbook <i>Cravings: Recipes for All the Foods You Want to Eat</i>, model turned TV host Chrissy Teigen reveals some of her best home recipes. Far from a fluffy collection of mediocre meals by a big name, Teigen developed …

15 Recipes that Prove Cardamom Makes Everything Taste Better

Cardamom may be expensive, so put the spice to good use in these 15 recipes.<p>Cardamom is wonderfully strong and fragrant, and using fresh pods makes a world of difference in flavor. Just keep in mind that 10 pods equals 1½ teaspoons ground cardamom when you're out shopping, because you'll soon be …

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The Small-Batch, Crazy-Flavored New Guard of Beef Jerky

We tasted nearly two dozen different small-batch, artisanal jerkies—and these were the best of the bunch.<p>The Slim Jims we used to buy at the 7-11 checkout counter have nothing on today's jerky. Grass-fed, small-batch, and seasoned with Sriracha, tamari, and Aleppo pepper, artisanal is the name of …

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Make Silky Carbonara—Not Scrambled Egg Pasta

Carbonara can go from velvety to scrambled eggs in seconds. But it won't happen to you.<p><i>Yes, everybody makes basic cooking mistakes. Like, say, something as simple as overcooking mushrooms or toasting grains and spices. Below, reader Marcy confesses clumpy carbonara to associate food editor Rick</i> …

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19 Warming Chicken Soup Recipes

It's been chilly out and it's only a matter of time before you get sick. When the inevitable cold hits you want to make sure that you have a plan to make that mother of all cure-alls: chicken soup. I'm not talking about the stuff from a can—a sick day is a great excuse to make homemade soup. I'm a …

The Amazing 2 Ingredient Pizza Hack We All Need In Our Lives

Anyone who has fallen victim to a Pinterest fail or two is well aware that some of the Internet's craziest food and life hacks don't always end up working out so well. Remember when we tried the hashtag smokey eye that turned out to be a total flop? But when we were scrolling through the deep dark …

How to Make Kimchi Marinara Sauce

F&W's Kay Chun is on a mission to use kimchi in as many ways as possible. Follow along to see what happens.<p>You wouldn't think so, but kimchi and …

9 Reasons to Always Have Good Mustard in Your Fridge

You need more than your basic yellow.<p>A squeezy little bottle of yellow mustard is acceptable for backyard barbecues, but when it comes to cooking, …

5 Recipes for Homemade Chutney

Chutney is a popular British condiment for everything from cheese to roasts.<p>Instead of buying a jar, try these five easy DIY recipes including tangy …

German Beer Bread With Rosemary Butter

This German Beer Bread is "knock-your-socks-off" delicious and is the perfect companion for almost any meal. Made with organic ingredients, this German Pilsner made by Pinkus, is cool light and crisp, the perfect base for this divine bread. Over the years I have found, the lighter the beer (in …

Slow-Cooker Minestrone Soup

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 tablespoon olive oil<br>• 1 small to medium yellow onion, finely chopped<br>• 2 celery stalks, finely chopped<br>• 1 large garlic clove, minced<br>• 1 teaspoon minced fresh oregano or 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano<br>• 1/2 teaspoon minced fresh sage or 1 pinch dried sage<br>• 1/2 teaspoon salt + more to taste<br>• 1/2 teaspoon …

10 Super-Cozy Winter Brunch Dishes

Cozy up to these delicious brunch recipes.<p>Too cold to venture out for brunch? Stay cozy in your PJs and make one of these winter-perfect recipes at …

7 Superfast Fried Game Day Desserts

The crispiest game day desserts.<p>The Super Bowl comes just once a year, and when it does you'll probably be frying wings and mozzarella sticks. But …

Marinate Your Feta and Never Look Back

You haven't lived till you've marinated your cheese.<p>The quality of your cheese-eating life hasn't reached its full potential. It's time to start marinating your feta. Food director <b>Carla Lalli Music</b> always keeps a few Mason jars of the stuff in her home fridge to have on hand whenever she wants to …

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Google’s New “Plan A Trip” Feature Is Changing the Way You Search

Google is never one to miss a beat. To keep up with the trend in smartphone usage over traditional desktop searches, the company has unveiled a brand …

How to Stop Wasting Food and Save $1,500 a Year

Curbing food waste can benefit your wallet as well as the planet.<p>According to <i>Time</i>, the average household throws out about 20 percent of all …

The Super Bowl Recipes That'll Make Your Party Epically Delicious

Be prepared for game day.<p>Super Bowl 50 is upon us, and that means it's time to start thinking about eats. The Super Bowl demands the best of game day food -- and that's exactly what we have for you right here. Some would say it's almost as important as the game itself -- a<i>lmost</i>.<p>The wings, nachos, …

21 casserole recipes that'll keep the whole family full and happy

Ahhh, the mighty casserole. Doesn’t it just bring you back home? Made well, a casserole is proof that you are loved.<p>It’s a surefire way to feed a crowd, and, more importantly, the leftovers taste even better once the flavors really marry together. It’s worth making double recipes when you have the …

Hoppy Gluten-Free Beers You’ll Actually Want to Drink

Until very recently, if one happened to be intolerant to gluten or battling celiac disease, drinking a nice tall pint of hoppy India pale ale was out of the question.<p>Of course, gluten-free beers have been available for years. In the past, instead of using malted grain as a base for fermentation, …

What No One Tells You About Salmon Teriyaki: It's Really, Really Easy

Not to mention it tastes infinitely better than the stuff you'll find at a shopping mall food court.<p>To make your own teriyaki sauce is to question everything you thought you knew about the watery, flavorless sadness that's spooned over every shopping mall food court salmon (regardless of the …

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11 Essential Super Bowl Sandwiches

Take your sandwich spread seriously.<p>Skip the party sub this Super Bowl Sunday and make your own platter of amazing sandwiches. From saucy, sloppy …

Slow Cooker Stuffed Cabbage

When Olia Hercules visited our Test Kitchen, she managed to blow our minds about what to expect when it comes to stuffed cabbage. We loved her dish …