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Could This Be the Best Grilled Cheese Sandwich? | Men's Health

The first method is utilitarian. The second is life-changing.<p><b>Spinach and Artichoke Dip Grilled Cheese</b><i><br>Recipe by Spencer Rubin, partner of Melt Shop restaurants in New York City</i><p>What you’ll need:<br>¾ stick salted butter, softened<br>2 Tbsp finely minced onion<br>1 garlic clove, minced<br>½ tsp salt<br>2 tsp all-purpose …

10 Crazy-Good Holiday Cocktail Party Recipes

<b>1. Cocktail Meatballs</b><p>Throw away those old kitschy cocktail meatball recipes that call for grape jelly and frozen meatballs -- these are easy-to-make and so much better. You'll love that the meatballs are baked, not fried, and the sweet and tangy sauce is ready in under 15 minutes. Just be sure to …

Cooking

How to Make Any Steak Tender

In the West we are blessed with great steaks. Many are intrinsically tender, especially the so-called "noble cuts," like filet mignon, strip steak, and rib steak). But even our fibrous steaks, like flank and skirt, chew easily compared to the meat served on much of Planet Barbecue, where livestock …

BBQ

How to Make Homemade Pizza, Grandma Pie-Style

A chewy-crisp crust, endless topping ideas, and do-ahead ease. Pizza made in a sheet pan is the simplest, tastiest way to feed a crowd.<p><b>Those supremely thin, hearth-blistered pizzas</b> coming out of upscale pizzerias these days? We love ‘em, but trying to replicate the conditions of an 800-degree …

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Memphis-Style Barbecue Nachos, and Some Thoughts on Sauce

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: Rethink your nachos with a tangy-sweet barbecue sauce straight out of Memphis.</i><p>Great barbecue is about the cut of meat, the …

73 of Our Favorite Potato Recipes Ever

Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat potatoes every night of the week.<p>When it comes to potatoes, we don't discriminate. Mashed, roasted, fried, or stewed, we'll happily eat 'em every night of the week. Here are 48 of our favorite comforting potatoes recipes to add to your next meal.

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Carrot Cake Recipes That Make Every Other Cake Bow Down

In the world of cake, there are many great options. Flourless chocolate, red velvet, funfetti, the list goes on and on. And then, there's carrot -- the only cake that uses a vegetable as its main ingredient and proudly tells the world about it. This cake is daring. This cake is bold. And this cake …

11 Ways To Schniztel: Wiener, Pork, Chicken And More

The only Viennese dish that can rival the gorgeous cakes of Austria is the wiener schnitzel. The thinly breaded, golden-fried piece of veal -- stay with us now, even if you're not a fan of veal -- is in fact the national dish of the European country. And with good reason, too. When schnitzel is …

Sept. 11, 2001: A Look Back in Pictures

Samsung Galaxy Alpha review: a direct iPhone 6 competitor

Samsung’s new Galaxy Alpha Android smartphone finally demonstrates that the South Korean company can do high-quality design and fantastic quality, posing the question: why wait till now to do it?<p>The 4.7in Galaxy Alpha is the smallest flagship smartphone in Samsung’s large range of devices. It sits …

Feed your entire family on $5: Enchiladas, roasted chicken, more

Delicious home cooked meals for your family don't require you spending big bucks at the grocery story. In fact, Erin Chase, "The $5 Dinner Mom" says it can cost you $5. Here, she shares her recipes for slow cooker black bean enchiladas, citrus-rosemary roasted chicken and pork chops with …

3 surprising things that devour your data plan

It's OK to admit that picking a cellular plan makes you nervous. There are a lot of angles to consider, and you don't want to get it wrong.<p>Pick a plan that's too small and you'll go over your limit and rack up unwanted charges – or run into speed throttling on an unlimited plan. Go too large and …

RANKED: The Best Smartphones In The World

But if you need a new smartphone now, here are the best ones.<p><i>Note: We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design, software and hardware features, content selection, carrier availability, and price. We only consider phones that are</i> …

Mmm, biscuits: Southern chefs spill the secrets to fluffy, flaky, perfect homemade biscuits

Need some consolation now that summer is almost over? September happens to be National Biscuit Month—the perfect excuse to bake up a buttery, fragrant, comforting batch (or two, or three). And you don't have to be Southern, or even a professional baker, to make the fluffiest, flakiest, tastiest …

5 Links to Read Before Cooking Lobster

<i>Each week, we’ll be sharing a comprehensive list of links to help you master something new in the kitchen. Culinary greatness, here you come..</i><p><i>Today: It's time to get crackin' -- we're cooking lobster.</i><p>There's no other food (other than <i>maybe</i> ice cream) that epitomizes New England summers quite like …

New England

You Can Now Buy Some of the World’s Best Sashimi-Grade Fish Online

Sushi nerds, the time has come to stop lamenting that you can’t drop by the Tokyo fish market every morning.<p>Sushi nerds, the time has come to stop …

Dinner Tonight: Pistachio-Crusted Chicken Torta + Margarita

The time has come when you need a vacation from vacation. Summer is almost over, and though it's sad to see days shortening and warmth fading, there's something energizing about the turn of the seasons -- a chance to try new flavors, daydream about new recipes, and get inspired by new places.<p>No …

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Sautéed Asparagus and Peas

5 stars based on 27 votes<p>There’s an old adage that says “what grows together goes together.” In other words, if it grows in the same season and …

Oyster Mushroom Rockefeller

This genius little dish was dreamed up by my good friend Michael Hughes. He did a version of it when he was the chef of a supper club dinner that I …

Bacon- and Gouda-Stuffed Meatloaf With Tomato Marmalade and Loaded Smashed Potatoes Recipe

<b>Note</b>: The meat tastes wonderful the next day, sliced and tucked into crusty bread with a wisp of mayonnaise and a dollop of tomato relish.<p>Every recipe we publish is tested, tasted, and Serious Eats-approved by our staff. Never miss a recipe again by following @SeriousRecipes on Twitter!<p>Read the …

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.) …

Broiled Oysters + Sugar Steak with Bourbon

It's New Year's Eve, people. And whether you're staying in on the couch or heading out on the town, you deserve a Dinner. You deserve to treat yourself to the kinds of foods you probably won't eat on a Tuesday night in 2014: to toast the year ahead, to give 2013 a worthy send-off. And what a better …

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The Best, 5-Minute Smoked Salmon Appetizer

<i>Sunday Dinners comes to us from our own chef/photojournalist/farmer/father figure Tom Hirschfeld, featuring his stunning photography and Indiana farmhouse family meals.</i><p><i>Today: With good smoked salmon on hand, you can have an impressive appetizer ready in 5 minutes flat</i><i>. Here's how.</i><p>Last summer, my …

Seafood

Onion-Braised Beef Brisket

5 stars based on 96 votes<p>This recipe was recently featured in Food 52’s Genius Recipes column. It comes from Nach Waxman, owner of the New York City …

Crispy, Roasted Brussels Sprouts and Celery

Barbecued Chicken

4 Servings<p>Avoid rookie mistakes when it comes to barbecuing chicken. If you apply the sauce too early, it will scorch. And most bottled sauces are too sweet, which is where this vinegary version comes in.<p>July 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>Barbecue Sauce<p>2 tablespoons vegetable oil<p>¼ cup tomato paste<p>2 teaspoons …

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Veggie Burger

4 Servings<p>Refrigerated resting is key to these burgers’ success. Air-chilling helps dry the burgers out slightly so they stick together in the skillet.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup wheat berries<p>Kosher salt<p>½ ounce dried porcini mushrooms<p>4 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 shallot, finely chopped<p>8 ounces …

Mushrooms

Brown Butter Lobster Ravioli with Tomato Cream Sauce

Prepare the pasta dough, cover and set aside.<p>Place the lobster tails on a cutting board, using kitchen shears or a sharp knife, cut through the top …

Andouille, Crab and Oyster Gumbo

This sensational seafood-packed gumbo comes from TV personality and F&W contributor Andrew Zimmern. It’s terrific in its simplicity, with a foolproof …