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Butter Pecan Cheesecake Recipe

"I have made this cheesecake for years and it is always a big hit. Note: you will need a springform pan. It freezes well; thaw in refrigerator before …

Baking

Cinnamon, Maple & Dark Chocolate Baked Bananas Recipe on Food52

• 2 ripe bananas<br>• 1 tablespoon maple syrup<br>• 4 pieces dark chocolate<br>• 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon<br>• 2 scoops of vegan ice cream<p>Preheat your oven to 180C/350F.<br>• Cut your bananas in half lengthwise and place on some tin foil (large enough to wrap the bananas in) and then on a baking sheet.<br>• Mix the maple syrup and …

Breakfast

Barbacoa

In a large heatproof bowl, combine the guajillo and ancho chiles. Add 10 cups of boiling water and set aside until the chiles are soft, about 15 …

Food

Texas-Style Beef Short Ribs Recipe

Slow smoked giant beef short ribs deliver big on beef flavor and size that make them live up to their "Texas" name.<p><b>Read more: Don't Mess With These Smoky Texas-Style Beef Short Ribs</b><p>Ingredients1/4 cup coarsely ground black pepper1/4 cup Kosher salt1 tablespoon garlic powder (optional)2 racks beef …

Memphis-Style Pork Ribs

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1/4 cup sweet paprika<br>1/2 cup brown sugar<br>1 Tbsp black pepper<br>1 Tbsp garlic powder<br>2 teaspoons cumin<br>2 teaspoons salt<br>2 teaspoons cayenne<br>1 …

Mango Habanero Barbecue Sauce Recipe

Nothing says summer like the fruity heat of this mixture, carefully composed to balance savory barbecue-sauce tang against sweet mango and habanero spice. Try it on ribs, a chicken sandwich, or, if you're into bold flavors, wings.<p><b>Note:</b> Wear gloves when working with habanero chilis and carefully …

How Short Ribs Make You A Better Cook

If you're looking for a restaurant-quality meal you can make with ease in your own kitchen, short ribs are the answer. This flavorful cut of meat slowly cooks down into a dish so tender you could eat it with a spoon. (Bonus: for a meal with so much flavor, short ribs are perfectly affordable, too.) …

North Carolina Style Vinegar BBQ Sauce

North Carolina Style Vinegar BBQ Sauce, This may be one of the Best Carolina style sauces I have ever had. This is a VERY BOLD sauce and is MAGIC on …

BBQ

DIY 400 WATT WIND TURBINE

These plans detail how I built a wind turbine in my garage without any special tools for just over $200. Many of the do-it-yourself designs are …

How to Pan Sear Steak Like a Complete Badass

Pan Seared Thick-Cut Strip Steaks<p>Notes<p><b>Rib-Eye Steaks:</b> Buy two thick steaks, and cut each in half.<p><b>Filet Mignon:</b> Cut 2-pound roast into four steaks and press each piece to flatten.<p><b>Strip Steaks:</b> Buy two thick steaks and cut each in half.<p>Rib-eye or filet mignon of similar thickness can be substituted …

The 10 Most Popular Instagram Recipes From April 2018

Was the internet carbo-loading for a marathon, or what?<p>You sure did go heavy on the carbs this April, Instagram.<p>Every month, we round up the 10 most-liked recipes from the HuffPost Taste Instagram account, and each batch of results tells us which foods the internet has been craving during that time …

25 Hearty Sandwiches to Make for Dinner — Recipes from The Kitchn

Somewhere along the line, the sandwich got defined as lunch food. That's a shame, because if you stuff good bread with enough hearty, flavorful …

Cooking

This One Trick Will Make Your Burger Taste So Much Better

If you’re still struggling to perfect your burger game, then listen up. This trick might be the missing piece you’ve been looking for in your quest …

This 1,200 Round Triple-Nerf Blaster Is a Force to be Reckoned With

There are plenty of ways to wreak havoc with a Nerf gun. The company has consistently outdone itself in recent years by releasing rapid-fire products …

11 Paleo Recipes to Make on the Grill This Summer

The perfect time to try the Paleo diet? This summer, when dinner can be as simple as throwing a few chicken breasts on the grill with a squeeze of …

Whole Grilled Onions

These delicious grilled onions make a fabulous side dish to serve with other grilled foods, and they're especially good with steaks and chops. The …

How to Throw a Knife Like a Badass

The American Knife Throwers Alliance—yes, such a thing exists—suggests using a throwing knife between 12 and 16 inches long, and weighing about 16 …

I Drank Only Crystal-Infused Water for a Month. Here’s What Happened

In case you’ve been living under a rock (<i>err</i>, gemstone) for the last few months, let me get you up to speed: Healing crystals are trending in a big …

23 Easy Breakfast Recipes with Eggs

Eggs are tiny miracle workers in the kitchen. They can be stored in the fridge for a long time and they are cheap, hard to mess up, and one of the …

The 3 Week Diet Says It'll Help You Lose More Than 12 Pounds

It sounds promising. But does it actually work?<p>There's a lot you can accomplish in three weeks. You can binge watch a few seasons of your favorite show on Netflix. You can even break in new running shoes.<p>Something that's not as easy to do in 21 days? Lose a ton of weight.<p>Enter: The 3 Week Diet by …

The 7 Best Waters to Catch a Trophy Muskie

For those anglers who want to catch not just any muskie, but a real trophy fish, picking the right destination is even more important than picking …

DIY Perpetual Flip Calendar

Flip calendars are a neat little piece of history. Sold as tourist trinkets, they sit on your desk and show the current day of the month and, …

5 easy (really!) tantra techniques for a serious sexual energy boost

The word “tantra” can conjure some strange associations. When I first heard the word from a yoga instructor with a knowing smile about a decade ago, …

Grilled Bacon-Wrapped Corn on the Cob Recipe

"You'll never eat corn any other way!"<p>Ingredients<p>10 ears corn, husked and cleaned<p>Cajun seasoning to taste<p>salt and black pepper to taste<p>1 (1 pound) …

How to Tie the Fish-N-Fool Knot

The Fish-N-Fool knot is a high-performance line-to-lure knot - basically a unit knot with the line going through the hook eye twice. This knot …

Fishing

Netflix has Secret Codes that Unlock New Movies (and We Have Them Too)

If you've ever been sucked into the totally awesome vortex that is Netflix, than you know what it truly means to binge. We start with one episode, …

34 Old-School Fishing Tips for Today’s Anglers

For 35 years, H.G. “Tap” Tapply was a mainstay in the pages of <i>Field & Stream</i>, writing the hugely popular “Tap’s Tips” column. Each month, he served …

Fishing

Slow Cooker French Onion Soup Recipe

"This is a ridiculously easy soup, especially since it cooks in a slow cooker! When it's been simmering all day, you come home to an amazing aroma …

This Steak Dinner is The Easiest, Best-Looking Meal You’ll Cook All Week

I don’t have a significant other, but if i did, I would cook them this for every special occasion under the sun. In the meantime, I guess this means …

You Need These Philly Cheesesteak Sloppy Joes in Your Life

When you combine certain foods together they become extra special, like taco pizza or spaghetti and chili (which is still debatable if you're not …