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How to Stock a Japanese Pantry: 13 Indispensable Ingredients

Perhaps you can remember the scene in the cult classic <i>The Breakfast Club</i> when Bender and Claire have a little back-and-forth over some tuna sushi rolls. "You won't accept a guy's tongue in your mouth, and you're gonna eat <i>that</i>?" he asks incredulously. Well, America, we've come a long way since 1985. …

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These Are the Best Onion Rings You'll Ever Make at Home

<i>By Matt Duckor, Epicurious</i><p>Photo by Ditte Isager<p>Most of the foods we loved in our youth are forgettable when you really think about it. Eating Bagel Bites is like struggling to chew off damp pieces of cardboard. Lunchables were clearly dreamed up by a branding genius that made kids think it was cool …

How to Make the Best French Onion Soup

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>In my very first test for this French onion soup recipe, I had a realization: There's no good reason why so much bad French onion soup exists in the world. The thought arrived after I had caramelized a variety of onions in butter, then added some homemade chicken …

Wedding Chicken

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 15 min<p>Total Time: 12 min<p>“When I was getting married, I couldn’t think of a caterer I wanted to use,” says chef Naomi Pomeroy, Expatriate, Portland, OR, “and I didn’t want to ask my staff.” Her solution? Cook for her guests herself. She went with super-simple chicken, powered …

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10 Recipes to Celebrate Julia Child's Birthday

To honor Julia Child's birthday today, here are 10 recipes by frequent Julia collaborators and more dishes she loved.<p>Happy Birthday, Julia Child! …

Superfast Eggplant Relish

Upgrade your steak with this easy condiment that takes just 12 minutes to prepare. It's delicious with any kind of grilled beef.<p>Upgrade your steak …

The Greatest, Simplest Way to Cook a Potato

How Ludo Lefebvre makes his insanely good Potato Pulp.<p>Before opening Trois Mec and the brand-new Petit Trois in L.A., chef Ludo Lefebvre was cooking …

Root Beer Can Chicken

Gluten-free Root Beer Can Chicken is a delicious summer grilling recipe with crispy skin and juicy chicken!<p>If you’re anything like me then you’re all …

11 Reasons You Should Drink Coffee Every Day

There really can't be any adult in this great big world that has never tried coffee. It's consumed everywhere, and judging by the amount of Starbucks locations in the United States alone, (in 2012, there were 10,924!) we <i>love</i> our caffeine.<p>And that's fine. In fact, there are many advantages to being …

Slow-Smoked Porterhouse Steaks Recipe

Smoking is generally a method reserved for long-cooking, tough cuts like pork shoulder, ribs, or beef brisket, intended to deeply flavor and tenderize the meat over the course of a half day of cooking. But with a bit of finesse and a couple hours of free time, it's perfectly possible to get that …

10 Ways to Make Ribs for the Fourth of July

The Fourth of July is right around the corner! Get some grilling practice this weekend with these ten incredible recipes for ribs.<p>The Fourth of July …

How To Quick-Soak Dried Beans in Just One Hour

(Image credit: Emma Christensen)<p>We've all been there. You go to start a recipe for your favorite chili or bean soup or from-scratch hummus and then …

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Spicy Chickpea and Sour Tomato Curry with Pasta

<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 a properly stocked pantry, you can have an Indian-inspired dinner on a weeknight, on a whim.</i><p>Whenever a simple, …

Sunday Brunch: Bourbon Glazed Pork Chops with Fried Eggs

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday morning we bring you a Sunday Brunch recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Any combination of pork and eggs makes for a satisfying brunch, but if you're …

Gnocchi’s Cheesy Cousin

Here, four incredible gnudi recipes.<p>Fluffy potato or ricotta gnocchi is so satisfying. But sometimes you want something more—something cheesier. …

David Chang's Amazing 5-Ingredient Side Dish

"I don't like blanching asparagus," says David Chang. The star chef reveals his preferred method and a super-simple recipe for the vibrant spring …

Osteria Mozza Makes a Case for One Perfect Ravioli

At Osteria Mozza, the joint venture from Nancy Silverton, Mario Batali and Joseph Bastianich, diners come for the mozzarella bar but stay for the …

5 Tips for Better Gas Grilling

Tom Mylan, one of America's most influential young butchers, shares his 5 must-knows of gas grilling.<p><i>Tom Mylan, one of America's most influential</i> …

Beet and Goat Cheese Ravioli with Parsley and Mint Pesto

<i>(This is one of the dishes we served at the wonderful 2014 Project Green Fork Spring Supper on 6/1/14 at Southward Fare & Libations!)</i> <br>This is a dish …

This May Look Like A Quaint Cabin But The Truth Will Surprise You

The ESCAPE cabin was designed by architect/artist Kelly Davis. Don't let the outside fool you.<p>This quaint cabin is actually a RV. Yes, it is actually …

Fig and goat’s-cheese pizza recipe

Sweet figs balance sharp goat's cheese, tender golden onions and balsamic vinegar in this scrumptious pizza<p><i>Serves two to four (depending on appetite)</i><p>I have given instructions on how to make your own dough, but if you’d rather not, Marks & Spencer now does ready-made fresh pizza dough that is very …

3 New Smokers, from Budget to Baller

America's grill obsession has sparked a fascination with home smokers. Here, new models to satisfy your inner pit master.<p>America's grill obsession …

8 Amazing New Grill Restaurants

Flame-loving chefs are taking a grill-centric approach to cooking, elevating humankind's oldest and simplest culinary technique into its tastiest. …

Six of the best wines for under £6

More than half of Brits won't spend over £6 on a bottle of wine. The good news is that there are some cracking wines for that price tag<p>Some years ago I interviewed the author, humanitarian and former Beirut hostage Terry Waite who explained with enormous relish that he liked red wine, but even more …